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Original HTC Butterfly to get Android 4.4 KitKat shortly

Original HTC Butterfly to get Android 4.4 KitKat shortly

31 March, 2014 | comments (7)

HTC has confirmed on its official Facebook page that Android 4.4 KitKat update for the original HTC Butterfly is in the works and will be released soon. This is the only information HTC has given as an answer to a Facebook question. We know...


HTC One (M8) mini is in the works, to go on sale in May

HTC One (M8) mini is in the works, to go on sale in May

31 March, 2014 | comments (26)

According to an inside source from a UK retailer, HTC is working on a mini version of the recently launched second generation HTC One (M8). The same source brought us correct info before, which lends credibility to this news. The HTC One (M8)...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC One 2013 family to get Sense 6.0 in June/July

HTC One 2013 family to get Sense 6.0 in June/July

31 March, 2014 | comments (19)

HTC has a shiny new Sense UI version for its new flagship, but the 2013 flagships will get it too. A leaked table shows HTC plans to update (or not) its phones. According to the table, the phones that will get Sense 6.0 are the 2013 HTC One...


Demand for HTC One (M8) in Taiwan overwhelms supply

Demand for HTC One (M8) in Taiwan overwhelms supply

31 March, 2014 | comments (28)

The HTC One (M8) debuted in Asia last week starting with HTC's home country of Taiwan. The reception seems positive as distributor PDAKing reports that demand is greater than the available supply at the moment. Note that this version of the One...

Tags: HTC, Android


2014 W12 news in review: HTC One (M8), our new Battery table

2014 W12 news in review: HTC One (M8), our new Battery table

30 March, 2014 | comments (18)

The final week of March has been undoubtedly a busy one, with the highly anticipated launch of HTCs new One flagship being the biggest headline. Also introduced for the first time are our Battery life tables. Let's take a look at all of the...

Tags: Misc


Counterclockwise: Galaxy S and Xperia X10 arrive, N8 hits 12MP

Counterclockwise: Galaxy S and Xperia X10 arrive, N8 hits 12MP

29 March, 2014 | comments (29)

Welcome to this week's edition of Counterclockwise – our weekly article that looks back in time at what happened in the last few years. This time it's all about flagships – their killer features, their software and especially their cameras. We even...

Tags: Misc


Swedish carrier Telia lists the HTC One (M8) mini

Swedish carrier Telia lists the HTC One (M8) mini

28 March, 2014 | comments (10)

Last year's HTC flagship line-up consisted of the One, One mini and One Max, so it's only logical after the One (M8) the rest of the phones to have their respective successors. And it only took a few days after HTC officially announced the M8, for...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Verizon has a two-for-one deal for the HTC One (M8)

Verizon has a two-for-one deal for the HTC One (M8)

28 March, 2014 | comments (7)

Verizon is really getting into the new HTC One (M8) – the carrier will give you two for the price of one! Verizon has a pseudo-exclusivity on the new flagship as it's the only carrier that has it in its stores. Anyway, the deal is you pay $200...

Tags: HTC, Android, Verizon


HTC looking to nab 8-10% of smartphone market

HTC looking to nab 8-10% of smartphone market

27 March, 2014 | comments (103)

HTC has big plans, and most of them are probably riding on the success of the new HTC One, aka the M8. Reception to the new device has been good, so HTC's projections may very well come to fruition. Peter Chou, CEO and co-founder of HTC believes...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One Max on Sprint now receiving KitKat update

HTC One Max on Sprint now receiving KitKat update

27 March, 2014 | comments (2)

Sprint users are reporting that the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update is rolling out for their HTC One Max phablets. The update, version 2.09.651.1, weighs in at 344MB and is available for download over the air. Other than the latest Android version,...


2.5GHz Asian HTC One (M8) meets 2.3GHz US version in AnTuTu

2.5GHz Asian HTC One (M8) meets 2.3GHz US version in AnTuTu

26 March, 2014 | comments (56)

Benchmarks of the HTC One (M8) have surfaced out of China, and have revealed a bit more about the performance of the Asian HTC One (M8). Running on the AC variant of the MSM8974 Snapdragon 801 processor, the Asian model comes with a 200MHz faster...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC One (M8) GPe now available, old One gets a $100 discount

HTC One (M8) GPe now available, old One gets a $100 discount

26 March, 2014 | comments (9)

The HTC One (M8) Google Play Edition was announced yesterday alongside the base device and it's already in stock. The price of GPe phone is $700 - $50 more than the Sense version and the unlocked Developer edition. Anyway, the HTC One (M8) GPe is...

Tags: HTC, Android


AT&T HTC One mini to get KitKat this week

AT&T HTC One mini to get KitKat this week

26 March, 2014 | comments (7)

Executive Director of Product Management at HTC USA has confirmed in Twitter that Android 4.4.2 KitKat for the One mini has passed AT&T testing. The carrier is going to seed it to One mini users via an over-the-air update by the end of this...

Tags: HTC, Android, AT&T


Nokia teases Lumia 930 and 630 for BUILD 2014

Nokia teases Lumia 930 and 630 for BUILD 2014

25 March, 2014 | comments (27)

As the time of the Microsoft BUILD Conference approaches Nokia is teasing "More" as the main theme. The o in More is made to rotate between Camera, Internet, Navigation, Smiley, Messaging and To-Do meaning we can see something of each on April 2 in...


HTC One (M8) goes official with Duo Camera, 5-inch screen

HTC One (M8) goes official with Duo Camera, 5-inch screen

25 March, 2014 | comments (131)

The HTC One (M8) is now official and most of the rumors we've seen so far came out true. The smartphone sports a unibody made of 90% metal as opposed to 70% for its predecessor giving it an even sleeker look. The One (M8) screen has been...

Tags: HTC, Android


Here are all the details about the One (M8) UK availability

Here are all the details about the One (M8) UK availability

25 March, 2014 | comments (11)

The HTC One (M8) is available at select Phones4u stores in London starting today with the rest of the retailer's stores opening stock tomorrow. The retailer has the One (M8) available in Glacial Silver and Gunmetal Gray from today with the Amber...

Tags: HTC, Android, EE


Verizon now sells One (M8) at retail, AT&T and Sprint online

Verizon now sells One (M8) at retail, AT&T and Sprint online

25 March, 2014 | comments (7)

The HTC One (M8) is now official and is said to be rolling out starting today. But in the US the device will hit retail shelves on Verizon first, starting today at 1:00 PM local time. At the same time AT&T and Sprint will make the device...


HTC One (M8) gets Developer and Google Play editions

HTC One (M8) gets Developer and Google Play editions

25 March, 2014 | comments (9)

The new HTC One (M8) comes with a Google Play Edition out of the gate – Holo UI fans can enjoy stock Android 4.4.2 KitKat. Devs who need unrestricted access to the phone will also enjoy a Developer edition. The Developer edition will be unlocked...

Tags: HTC, Android


Watch the HTC One (M8) launch event live here

Watch the HTC One (M8) launch event live here

25 March, 2014 | comments (23)

The launch event of the HTC One (M8) is almost upon us. At 4PM GMT, the HTC will be announcing its latest flagship and will be streaming it live, so you can catch it without leaving your favorite website. The smartphone will be unveiled on...

Tags: HTC, Android


Sony Xperia Z2 pips HTC One (M8) to benchmark crown

Sony Xperia Z2 pips HTC One (M8) to benchmark crown

25 March, 2014 | comments (66)

The Nokia Lumia 1520 was crowned "Best gaming device" at the beginning of the month but yesterday the HTC One (M8) stole that title and an even bigger one – it reached top place on Basemark OS II, which is an overall benchmark. That didn’t last...

Tags: Sony, Android