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HTC One E8 and Desire 616 launched in India

HTC One E8 and Desire 616 launched in India

11 July, 2014 | comments (69)

HTC has launched two new smartphones in the Indian market. The first is the HTC One E8, a variant of the flagship One M8, and the second the Desire 616, a mid-range smartphone. The HTC One E8 is priced at ₹34,990 ($580) and the Desire 616...

Tags: HTC, Android


Verizonís Big Red promo to offer 50% discount on smartphones

Verizonís Big Red promo to offer 50% discount on smartphones

10 July, 2014 | comments (3)

Verizon will be allegedly announcing a new promotional campaign dubbed Big Red later today. The marketing effort will allow you to pick up a smartphone for half of its current price tag. According to a report, Verizonís Big Red promo offer...


Google pulls HTC One M7, Z Ultra and G Pad 8.3 from the Play Store

Google pulls HTC One M7, Z Ultra and G Pad 8.3 from the Play Store

09 July, 2014 | comments (15)

Google has pulled the HTC One (M7), the Sony Z Ultra and the LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play editions from the Play Store. The concept of the Google Play edition devices was announced at I/O last year and the first two phones to be launched included...

Tags: Google, Android


Huawei Ascend D3 photo pops, HTC One Max raises eyebrows

Huawei Ascend D3 photo pops, HTC One Max raises eyebrows

07 July, 2014 | comments (34)

An unannounced Huawei smartphone showed up in a bunch of hands-on photos, and if it didn't sport the company's logo at the back, you would have a hard time telling it's not the HTC One Max. Allegedly, the phone you see below is the upcoming Ascend...


Week 27 in review: Galaxy S5 mini, iOS 7.1.2, Galaxy F leak

Week 27 in review: Galaxy S5 mini, iOS 7.1.2, Galaxy F leak

05 July, 2014 | comments (3)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 27 of 2014 was marked by five new Galaxy smartphones, but also plenty of rumors about the new flagship wave coming in the...


HTC catches a break, posts net profit in Q2

HTC catches a break, posts net profit in Q2

03 July, 2014 | comments (40)

It looks like the tough times at HTC might be coming to an end. The Taiwanese manufacturer posted a net profit before tax of NT$2.76 billion (roughly $92 million) in Q2 which ended on June 30. HTCís operating profit for the quarter was...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One (M8) GPE and One (M7) GPE now getting Android 4.4.4

HTC One (M8) GPE and One (M7) GPE now getting Android 4.4.4

02 July, 2014 | comments (9)

Google is now seeding the latest available Android version on the HTC One (M8) and HTC One (M7) Google Play Editions. The 4.4.4 firmware, just like the previous 4.4.3 update, brings only bug fixes. Check the official Android 4.4.4 change...


Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition shows up again

Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition shows up again

01 July, 2014 | comments (17)

At this point it's become very clear indeed - Samsung is working on a Google Play Edition Galaxy S5. This will come as no surprise, as last year we saw the Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition (GPE) launch alongside the HTC One GPE. Obviously one...


A leaked HTC roadmap details future firmware updates

A leaked HTC roadmap details future firmware updates

30 June, 2014 | comments (28)

We love leaked roadmaps. The popular tipster LlabTooFeR is giving us another spicy document detailing the upcoming firmware updates for the latest HTC smartphones. The recently announced and launched Android 4.4.4 KitKat revision will become...


Nokia Lumia 930 to come discounted at O2 Germany

Nokia Lumia 930 to come discounted at O2 Germany

28 June, 2014 | comments (17)

The Nokia Lumia 930 may soon become available through O2 Germany for a lower price. The carrier will reportedly be offering the Lumia 930 for Ä519 which is lower than the around Ä550 expected price of the device in Germany. The Nokia Lumia 930...


HTC One (M8) spotted in Black, Harman Kardon-less

HTC One (M8) spotted in Black, Harman Kardon-less

27 June, 2014 | comments (12)

Evleaks is at it again its latest victim being the HTC One (M8) and its upcoming Black color option. All we have is a picture of the back, which looks notoriously like the back of the HTC One (M8) Harman Kardon edition, which we reviewed a while...


Bellperre launches first customizable luxury phone

Bellperre launches first customizable luxury phone

26 June, 2014 | comments (36)

We've all seen the gold Apple iPhone and HTC One, made for people just looking for ways to spend their money. But for some even those aren't enough to set them apart from the masses. Luxury phonemaker Bellperre aims to take this a step further by...

Tags: Misc


HTC is working on bringing Android L to the One line fast

HTC is working on bringing Android L to the One line fast

25 June, 2014 | comments (51)

Google has just announced the Android L developer preview, which will become available to download tomorrow. However, the new version of the mobile OS will only be finalized in a few months, it seems. So it's going to be quite a wait until you'll...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC Butterfly 2 pays the Taiwanese NCC a visit

HTC Butterfly 2 pays the Taiwanese NCC a visit

22 June, 2014 | comments (38)

The HTC Butterfly 2 has been spotted at the NCC, the Taiwanese equivalent of the USA's FCC. The phone carries the model number B810x and is set to launch in Asia sooner rather than later. The Butterfly series of phones was considered to be...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC lets you win a One made of solid 24 carat gold

HTC lets you win a One made of solid 24 carat gold

21 June, 2014 | comments (23)

Looking to get a smartphone with a little extra bling? Now you can thanks to a giveaway organized by HTC over its Twitter account. The UK branch of the company will let you win a special limited edition of its former flagship, the One, made of 24...

Tags: HTC, Android


Week 25 in review: Galaxy S5 LTE-A and Amazon Fire Phone

Week 25 in review: Galaxy S5 LTE-A and Amazon Fire Phone

21 June, 2014 | comments (4)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 25 was rather busy with new products so you are in for a long read. Enjoy! This week was marked by the announcement of...


HTC One (E8) reaches 50,000 sales in 15 minutes

HTC One (E8) reaches 50,000 sales in 15 minutes

18 June, 2014 | comments (58)

Today HTC is proud to announce that the One (E8) has been doing very well, sales-wise. The handset that was introduced at the beginning of this month is currently only available in China, but over there people seem to love it. That's the only...

Tags: HTC, Android


4.7-inch iPhone 6 leaks again, this time next to HTC One M8

4.7-inch iPhone 6 leaks again, this time next to HTC One M8

17 June, 2014 | comments (76)

Yet another day, yet another iPhone 6 leak. After being pictured by Taiwanese celebrity Jimmy Lin last week, the alleged iPhone 6 has again made an appearance. This time it's next to the new HTC One (M8) flagship. The device looks very...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Huawei Mulan stars in a photo shoot, has fingerprint sensor

Huawei Mulan stars in a photo shoot, has fingerprint sensor

16 June, 2014 | comments (26)

The upcoming Huawei smartphone so, far known only by its codename Mulan, is in the news again, this time because it's been pictured in all its glory. No less than four shots of the handset have been made public on China's equivalent of Twitter,...

Tags: Huawei, Android


HTC One Max receives Sense 6 update in Malaysia

HTC One Max receives Sense 6 update in Malaysia

14 June, 2014 | comments (28)

HTC is now seeding Android 4.4 KitKat software update with Sense 6 user interface for the One Max. Users in Malaysia are currently enjoying the update, which weighs a nudge over 560MB, but more countries in the region should follow suit...

Tags: HTC, Android