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HTC sends out MWC 2015 invites, is building a utopia

HTC sends out MWC 2015 invites, is building a utopia

16 January, 2015 | comments (24)

HTC sent out invites for its MWC 2015 event. The invite is pretty simple – a starry sky with the words "Utopia in progress" below the company's logo. Unfortunately that's all there is, no silhouettes of phones, no promises of ground-breaking...

Tags: HTC, Android


Xiaomi Mi Note gets benchmarked, overtakes the Mi 4

Xiaomi Mi Note gets benchmarked, overtakes the Mi 4

15 January, 2015 | comments (14)

A few hours ago, Xiaomi took the wraps off its two new phablets - the Mi Note and the Mi Note Pro. While the latter comes with the best possible specs for this day and age, the "lower-end" Mi Note is probably worthy of flagship status too, despite...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Xiaomi announces new Mi Note phablet with 5.7-inch display

Xiaomi announces new Mi Note phablet with 5.7-inch display

15 January, 2015 | comments (61)

Xiaomi has finally announced its latest smartphone that it has been teasing for the past few days. The Xiaomi Mi Note is the company's latest flagship that it is using to compete against the Apple iPhone 6 Plus. The Mi Note is about the same...

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HTC's Lollipop update schedule leaks, original One is next

HTC's Lollipop update schedule leaks, original One is next

14 January, 2015 | comments (38)

Yesterday the HTC One (M8) started receiving the update to Android 5.0 Lollipop in earnest, after the original rollout for the Google Play Edition units last month. Now the Developer Edition version joins in on the Lollipop fun - but not only that,...


HTC One (M8) unlocked and Dev edition now getting Lollipop

HTC One (M8) unlocked and Dev edition now getting Lollipop

13 January, 2015 | comments (49)

Following the HTC One (M8) Google Play Edition, which received its tasty Lollipop treat last month, two more iterations of the company's flagship smartphone from last year are now in the process of getting the software update. These are the One (M8)...


Xiaomi Mi 5 images leak along with AnTuTu 5 score

Xiaomi Mi 5 images leak along with AnTuTu 5 score

13 January, 2015 | comments (29)

We got yet another leak connected to the yet unannounced Xiaomi Mi 5. It offers four images of what looks like the next flagship by the China-based maker running benchmark AnTuTu 4, which spills the beans on the device's innards. According to the...


HTC One (M8) runs Android 5.0.1 Lollipop on video with Sense 6

HTC One (M8) runs Android 5.0.1 Lollipop on video with Sense 6

13 January, 2015 | comments (25)

HTC is almost ready to launch Android 5.0 Lollipop for One (M8) owners. A video originating from Vietnam shows the smartphone running the latest Android 5.0.1 version of the OS with Sense 6 on top. As screenshots of the update have shown before,...

Tags: HTC, Android


Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition is no more

Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition is no more

09 January, 2015 | comments (16)

A couple of days ago the Moto G Google Play Edition vanished from the Play Store forever, and now another smartphone has had the exact same fate. It certainly looks like Google Play Edition devices are going extinct soon. Today the Samsung Galaxy...


Moto G Google Play edition gets discontinued

Moto G Google Play edition gets discontinued

07 January, 2015 | comments (7)

The first generation Moto G, which was available on the Play Store in Google Play edition form, is no longer being sold. The phone was launched last year shortly after the standard version, and perplexed many as the standard version had close...

Tags: Google, Android


CES 2015 preview:  here's what to expect

CES 2015 preview: here's what to expect

05 January, 2015 | comments (11)

CES 2015 is upon us and we couldn't be more excited. We already brought you the first batch of announcements and we will be covering various press conferences during the next couple of days and now would be a good time to dive in the rumor mill and...

Tags: CES 2015


Top 10 most popular reviews of 2014

Top 10 most popular reviews of 2014

03 January, 2015 | comments (22)

With 2014 just over it seems only natural that we take a look back at the devices that you, the readers, found most interesting in our reviews. It was definitely a strong year on both the iOS and Android front and unsurprisingly the flagship devices...

Tags: Misc


HTC to focus on the Desire lineup at CES

HTC to focus on the Desire lineup at CES

30 December, 2014 | comments (23)

As expected the HTC One (M8) successor rumored as HTC Hima won’t make it to CES 2015 in Vegas early next year. While HTC has already sent invitations for a special press event on January 5 in Las Vegas and HTC Hima has even leaked via AnTuTu, it...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC to hold a press conference on January 5 at CES

HTC to hold a press conference on January 5 at CES

29 December, 2014 | comments (21)

The annual CES expo is upon us, opening for the public on January 6 in Las Vegas, USA. It's a tradition major players to announce their devices the day before at dedicated pre-CES events. LG will be first opening first at 8AM local time, followed...

Tags: HTC, Android, CES 2015


2014 HTC phones to get Sense 7 later next year by May

2014 HTC phones to get Sense 7 later next year by May

25 December, 2014 | comments (36)

Android developer @LlabTooFeR said on Twitter that the Android 5.0 update for the HTC One M8 and M7 won't bring Sense 7.0. Both phones will still have essentially the same Sense 6 as on the KitKat ROM. The Sense 7.0 update is said to arrive...

Tags: HTC, Android


More HTC One Hima specs surface, Snapdragon 810 in tow

More HTC One Hima specs surface, Snapdragon 810 in tow

23 December, 2014 | comments (109)

During the past month we have been hearing a lot about HTC's upcoming flagship codenamed Hima. A lot of information surrounding the new device has been circulating in the rumor mill, but now it seems that finally we have a full specs sheet leak for...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC One (M8) gets caught with Android 5.0.1 and Sense 6.0

HTC One (M8) gets caught with Android 5.0.1 and Sense 6.0

21 December, 2014 | comments (24)

Screenshots and videos of HTC One (M8) running Android 5.0.1 with Sense 6.0 made the rounds online. This time, the device boots software number 4.1 as opposed to 4.0 from a past leak. Unsurprisingly, the Sense-d Android 5.0 on the HTC One...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Asus teases a new Zenfone with dual camera, launches at CES

Asus teases a new Zenfone with dual camera, launches at CES

21 December, 2014 | comments (29)

With the CES expo closing in, various companies have begun releasing teasers about their devices scheduled to be unveiled in Las Vegas in two weeks. Sony has already issued a cryptic teaser and now Asus has published a rather interesting...

Tags: Asus, Android


Week 51 in review: Galaxy S6 expected and Lollipop storm

Week 51 in review: Galaxy S6 expected and Lollipop storm

20 December, 2014 | comments (1)

Another week has passed and it's time to look back on the major events from the past 7 days. The hype is spreading like wildfire as CES 2015 draws ever closer. All eyes are set on Samsung, as rumors about the Galaxy S6 start to intensify. Reports...


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5.5" Huawei Honor 6 Plus goes official with dual camera

16 December, 2014 | comments (28)

Huawei Honor 6 Plus, also known as Huawei Glory 6 Plus, has been officially launched in China. It leaked a few times already and its highlight is a dual 8MP rear camera setup, somewhat similar to the HTC One (M8) Duo setup. Huawei Honor 6 Plus...

Tags: Huawei, Android


HTC Hima to miss MWC2015, premiere at a standalone event

HTC Hima to miss MWC2015, premiere at a standalone event

16 December, 2014 | comments (32)

HTC Hima, which is the codename for the HTC One (M8) successor, may not be announced at the upcoming CES and MWC events in January and March. According to @upleaks, the HTC Hima might get its own event after the MWC. The HTC One (M8) also...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors