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Android 4.4 KitKat update for HTC One GPE now ready

Android 4.4 KitKat update for HTC One GPE now ready

16 November, 2013 | comments (40)

When the Google Play Editions of the HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S4 came out everyone was wondering if those two will get future Android revisions as quickly as the Nexus lineup. Now obviously they didn’t quite match the speed of the Google...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC M8 chipset and screen information leaks

HTC M8 chipset and screen information leaks

15 November, 2013 | comments (31)

A week ago we got to see the HTC M8 - the successor of the HTC One flagship - for the first time. The leak only brought images of the rear casing of the device, but no information on its itnernals. Luckily now, thanks to @evleaks, we get to...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Sprint gets HTC One Max on November 15

Sprint gets HTC One Max on November 15

13 November, 2013 | comments (8)

Starting tomorrow Sprint will be offering the HTC One Max on a two year deal. The device will launch through all of Sprint's stores - walk-in, online and even through BestBuy. The device will go for either $249.99 upfront or $25 monthly with...

Tags: HTC, Android, Sprint


Sony Xperia Z1S shows up briefly on Sony's site

Sony Xperia Z1S shows up briefly on Sony's site

11 November, 2013 | comments (41)

The Sony Xperia Z1S, aka Xperia Z1 mini, leaks started as soon as it became clear that the Xperia Z1 f will be exclusive to Japan. Now the Xperia Z1S has cropped up on an official Sony site in another country, which lends support to the rumors of an...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


HTC M8 photos leak, alleged successor to the HTC One

HTC M8 photos leak, alleged successor to the HTC One

07 November, 2013 | comments (108)

The HTC M8 is allegedly the company's flagship smartphone for 2014 and today it has emerged in a trio of photos. While the quality of the shots could certainly be better, the images suggest HTC is keen on sticking with the design strategy it...

Tags: HTC, Rumors


Android 4.3 update now seeding to HTC One's in the UK

Android 4.3 update now seeding to HTC One's in the UK

05 November, 2013 | comments (73)

The international version of the HTC One has already received the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean upgrades, but the users in the UK had to wait a bit longer. However, the new firmware upgrades for the device is now seeding across the country. There's...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC posts loss in Q3, predicts declining revenue in Q4

HTC posts loss in Q3, predicts declining revenue in Q4

05 November, 2013 | comments (112)

HTC's unaudited report for the third quarter of this year pointed to the first quarterly loss in the company's history. The final report confirms that and doesn’t paint a rosy picture for Q4 either. The company's revenue for Q3 this year was $1.6...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC bringing Android 4.4 to all the HTC One in the US in 90 days

HTC bringing Android 4.4 to all the HTC One in the US in 90 days

01 November, 2013 | comments (43)

HTC has shown remarkable commitment to the HTC One regarding the software updates, eschewing traditional notions that OEMs don't update their phones in a timely manner. Sticking to that commitment, HTC has now announced that it will be updating the...

Tags: HTC, Android


Nokia seeks to ban import of One smartphones in UK

Nokia seeks to ban import of One smartphones in UK

31 October, 2013 | comments (63)

Nokia has scored an important victory in its legal crusade against HTC. The Patents Court in London has found that the Taiwanese company infringes on one of Nokia's patents. The Finns will now try and leverage on the decision and pursue an import...

Tags: Nokia, HTC, Misc


Dual-SIM HTC One Max crops up in Vietnam

Dual-SIM HTC One Max crops up in Vietnam

30 October, 2013 | comments (6)

Before the HTC One Max was officially unveiled, there were a few leaks showing a dual-SIM version. It showed up in Vietnam, although it was supposedly a unit headed for the Chinese market. It cost 21.6 million dong ($1,015), up from 17.9 million...

Tags: HTC, Android, Dual SIM


SIM-free HTC One Max now available in the UK

SIM-free HTC One Max now available in the UK

29 October, 2013 | comments (15)

HTC One Max was announced just two weeks ago. The UK was the first market the get it shortly after the official announcement via Vodafone. Now the unlocked and SIM-free model of the 5.9" phablet is hitting various retails across the...

Tags: HTC, Android


LG G Flex aces AnTuTu, has 720p screen to thank

LG G Flex aces AnTuTu, has 720p screen to thank

25 October, 2013 | comments (30)

LG G Flex showed its curved face for the first time two weeks ago on a leaked press image. Two days ago we sat the smartphone appearing in a demo video and a bunch of live shots. LG G Flex live photos Today we got to see the LG G Flex run...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


International HTC One receiving Android 4.3 update

International HTC One receiving Android 4.3 update

25 October, 2013 | comments (158)

Continuing their exemplary pace for the HTC One updates, HTC has now started rolling out the Android 4.3 update for the international variant. The update brings many changes, which you can see in the screenshot above. The important one here...

Tags: HTC, Android


Phones 4u scores exclusive HTC One mini in red

Phones 4u scores exclusive HTC One mini in red

22 October, 2013 | comments (8)

It has long been thought that wearing a certain color says something about you, but Phones 4u UK wasn’t satisfied with old wives' tales. Instead the retailer dug pretty deep and found that red, for example, "is the color of those who live life to...

Tags: HTC, Android


Android 4.3 update for UK HTC One due next month

Android 4.3 update for UK HTC One due next month

21 October, 2013 | comments (42)

Android Jelly Bean 4.3 has been rolling out for the HTC One globally but users in the United Kingdom haven’t yet seen it on their units. HTC UK has addressed the issue on its official UK Twitter account saying HTC expects to “release Jelly Bean 4.3...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One max might be making it to AT&T after all

HTC One max might be making it to AT&T after all

20 October, 2013 | comments (14)

Contrary to the information from its announcement, the HTC One max might be making its way to AT&T after all. A press photo of HTC’s first phablet with AT&T branding made the rounds on Twitter, once again courtesy of @evleaks. Initially,...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored to feature an eye-scanning sensor

Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored to feature an eye-scanning sensor

17 October, 2013 | comments (317)

Hot on the heels on the rumors from the past week, another bit of information emerged, potentially shedding light on the specs of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5. Reportedly, the next generation of the popular smartphone will come with and...


MediaTek MT6592 octa-core CPU goes through AnTuTu

MediaTek MT6592 octa-core CPU goes through AnTuTu

16 October, 2013 | comments (44)

Back in the heat of the summer MediaTek announced the world first true octa-core processor. Dubbed the MediaTek MT6592, it features eight Cortex-A7 CPU cores utilizing the 28nm manufacturing process and is able to run them all...

Tags: MediaTek, Misc


HTC One max will not be making its way to Canada

HTC One max will not be making its way to Canada

16 October, 2013 | comments (24)

HTC One max will not be making its way to Canada – at least officially. According to a statement from the Taiwanese manufacturer, “the current HTC lineup of devices is sufficient for the Canadian marketplace”. The lack of subsidized HTC One...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC outs 5-inch Desire 709d in China

HTC outs 5-inch Desire 709d in China

16 October, 2013 | comments (37)

Just two days after HTC announced the One Max phablet, it outed yet another device. This time around it's a China-bound smartphone called HTC Desire 709d. HTC Desire 709d features a 5" qHD Super LCD2 display and runs on the Snadpragon 200 chipset...

Tags: HTC, Android