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Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition gets Android 4.4.2

Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition gets Android 4.4.2

15 December, 2013 | comments (21)

A day after its HTC One and LG G Pad 8.3 relatives got the treatment, the Google Play Edition Samsung Galaxy S4 received an update to Android 4.4.2 KitKat. The new OS version is now seeding to the handset. The latest Android KitKat build...

Tags: Samsung, Android


HTC One mini Android 4.3 update with Sense 5.5 is now seeding

HTC One mini Android 4.3 update with Sense 5.5 is now seeding

14 December, 2013 | comments (37)

HTC is now seeding Android 4.3 Jelly Bean to the One mini smartphone. The OS update also brings HTC Sense 5.5 to the metal-clad handset. The 630MB large update brings a host of improvements and tweaks to the HTC One mini. They include the...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One, LG G Pad 8.3 GPE getting Android 4.4.2 KitKat

HTC One, LG G Pad 8.3 GPE getting Android 4.4.2 KitKat

14 December, 2013 | comments (15)

As you probably know Google recently unveiled a new polished release of the Android KitKat platform with the version number 4.4.2. And the good news is the update is already seeding to a couple of devices outside the Nexus family. The Google Play...

Tags: HTC, LG, Android


Black HTC One Max unveiled in Hong Kong

Black HTC One Max unveiled in Hong Kong

13 December, 2013 | comments (16)

While we'd really prefer seeing a Snapdagon 800-powered version, HTC gave us a new color option of its One Max phablet. Unveiled in Hong Kong is a black-colored HTC One Max. The device has appeared on the local market sporting a second color to...

Tags: HTC, Android


The UK injunction won by Nokia against HTC gets suspended

The UK injunction won by Nokia against HTC gets suspended

12 December, 2013 | comments (29)

HTC caught a break in its patent feud with Nokia in the UK. Slightly over a week after the initial judgment in the case, the Taiwanese manufacturer announced that it was granted a stay on the injunction against its products by the Court of Appeal in...

Tags: HTC, Nokia


UK Judge reveals details on the HTC One successor’s launch date

UK Judge reveals details on the HTC One successor’s launch date

03 December, 2013 | comments (31)

In today’s ruling on the patent case between Nokia and HTC, the UK high court judge Richard Arnold revealed details on the HTC One successor’s launch date. The Taiwanese company’s next flagship is said to launch in the UK in February or March...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Nokia wins patent suit against HTC, about to ban One mini in UK

Nokia wins patent suit against HTC, about to ban One mini in UK

03 December, 2013 | comments (139)

HTC just can't catch a break these days. The company has been in rough financial shape for a while now, despite churning out stellar products like the HTC One. One of the company's biggest threats is Nokia, which coincidentally has one of the...

Tags: HTC, Nokia


HTC posts $522 million in revenue for November

HTC posts $522 million in revenue for November

03 December, 2013 | comments (34)

HTC has issued its financial report for November stating a revenue of $522 million (NT$15.47 billion). That's up 3.2% from the results posted in October, but a decrease 27.1% year-over-year. According to analysts, HTC's reported financials meet...

Tags: HTC, Android


Red HTC One Max version leaks in Taiwan

Red HTC One Max version leaks in Taiwan

01 December, 2013 | comments (15)

Taiwanese mobile operator FarEasTone Telecommunications has unveiled that HTC is preparing to launch a new color variation of the One Max. The phablet was announced in October in silver, but now the maker's home market is set to see a red version of...

Tags: HTC, Android


Android 4.4 now seeding to Unlocked and Developer HTC One

Android 4.4 now seeding to Unlocked and Developer HTC One

29 November, 2013 | comments (58)

Unlocked HTC One devices, as well as their Developer Edition siblings are now getting updated to Android 4.4 KitKat with Sense 5.5 in the United States. HTC USA announced the pleasant surprise on its official Twitter account. HTC surely...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One Dual SIM with microSD slot coming to UK

HTC One Dual SIM with microSD slot coming to UK

28 November, 2013 | comments (37)

HTC One hit the shelves in late March and despite its initial production issues, it's still one of the most popular smartphones in the market. Unfortunately HTC One didn't have a microSD card slot for memory expansion and it faced a lot of...

Tags: HTC, Android, Dual SIM


Gold HTC One now available on O2 Germany

Gold HTC One now available on O2 Germany

27 November, 2013 | comments (6)

HTC added a new color option to the HTC One palette – Gold. Not actual gold like the limited edition One mind you. Anyway, just two days after the announcement, the first carrier to offer the phone has already stepped up. O2 Germany has...

Tags: HTC, Android, O2


HTC announces Desire 700, 501 and dual-SIM 601 in Taiwan

HTC announces Desire 700, 501 and dual-SIM 601 in Taiwan

27 November, 2013 | comments (17)

HTC held a presentation in Taiwan today to show off its new range of low and mid-range phones. Dual-SIM is feature on two of the three new phones, which all belong to the Desire lineup. HTC Desire 700 The HTC Desire 700 is a more affordable...

Tags: HTC, Android, Dual SIM


ZTE Grand S II Dual leaks through benchmark database

ZTE Grand S II Dual leaks through benchmark database

26 November, 2013 | comments (10)

The ZTE Grand S II Dual existence has been confirmed by the AnTuTu benchmark database. The phone is the successor of the ZTE Grand S and all the information available right now is its AnTuTu score. The ZTE Grand S II Dual managed to score a...

Tags: ZTE, Android


Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play edition gets Android 4.4

Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play edition gets Android 4.4

26 November, 2013 | comments (50)

Samsung has started pushing out the Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Galaxy S4 Google Play edition. The update comes right after HTC pushed out the KitKat update for the HTC One Google Play edition. One of the reasons for getting these...

Tags: Samsung, Android


HTC One GPE getting Android 4.4 KitKat

HTC One GPE getting Android 4.4 KitKat

25 November, 2013 | comments (21)

The Android 4.4 KitKat update for the HTC One Google Play Edition has been ready for a little over a week and is finally starting its rollout. The update should be available over the air, but you can also download it from here: Android 4.3 JWR66Y...


Mass-market HTC One in Gold goes official

Mass-market HTC One in Gold goes official

25 November, 2013 | comments (24)

This just in - a golden-colored HTC One becomes official, courtesy of HTC itself. This isn't the 24-carat Gold Genie version, nor the 18-carat MOBO one, which we handled. This is a gold-colored aluminum HTC One, which we've already seen leaked in...

Tags: HTC, Android


Likely HTC One successor scores high on AnTuTu

Likely HTC One successor scores high on AnTuTu

25 November, 2013 | comments (46)

A new HTC device has appeared on the popular AnTuTu smartphone benchmark app, posing a truly impressive benchmark score of 36532. This puts it in the league of top tier flagship devices like the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and LG G2. To get an idea...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Verizon HTC One Max now on sale, $299 on contract

Verizon HTC One Max now on sale, $299 on contract

21 November, 2013 | comments (7)

The HTC One Max is now available for purchase on Verizon's network. The carrier is offering HTC's phablet for $299 on a 2-year contract. If you'd like to purchase the phone without commitment to the carrier, the price is $599. The phone is also...

Tags: HTC, Android, Verizon


AT&T sale sees iPhone 5s and Lumia 1520 prices drop to $99

AT&T sale sees iPhone 5s and Lumia 1520 prices drop to $99

16 November, 2013 | comments (108)

AT&T has started a sale on its website, slashing the prices of a number of hot smartphones. The Apple iPhone 5s and 5c got price cuts and so did the Lumia lineup offered by the carrier. Several Samsung smartphones also got discounted, but...

Tags: Apple, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, AT&T