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HTC One (M9) and One (M9) Plus specs leak in new benchmark

HTC One (M9) and One (M9) Plus specs leak in new benchmark

19 February, 2015 | comments (95)

HTC is preparing the new generation One flagships and it has been known for a while that there will be two versions. A benchmark called Compubench has leaked the specs of both, the HTC One (M9) and One (M9) Plus, confirming what we've seen so...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC Butterfly 3 tipped to launch in the second half of the year

HTC Butterfly 3 tipped to launch in the second half of the year

19 February, 2015 | comments (5)

According to popular leakster upleaks, HTC will release its new Butterfly smartphone in the second half of 2015. The device, which is said to sport a 5.2-inch WQHD screen, is codenamed the Butterfly 3 or B3. In addition, upleaks also revealed...

Tags: Sony


Samsung Galaxy S6 coming to UK via Carphone Warehouse

Samsung Galaxy S6 coming to UK via Carphone Warehouse

19 February, 2015 | comments (11)

Carphone Warehouse has started accepting pre-registrations for Samsung's upcoming flagship smartphone. Although the UK retailer hasn't revealed the device's name, calling it the 'New Samsung Galaxy', it's all but confirmed that the handset will...

Tags: Samsung


Next version of Android will be out in March, HTC exec says

Next version of Android will be out in March, HTC exec says

18 February, 2015 | comments (22)

Android 5.1 Lollipop has been spotted on many Android One devices in Asia, but so far Google has not announced this version of its mobile OS. Nor has it started rolling out updates to Android 5.1 for the Nexus line of smartphones and tablets. If...

Tags: Google, Android, HTC


Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge tops Geekbench results

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge tops Geekbench results

18 February, 2015 | comments (115)

The rumor mill followed Samsung's choice of chipset for the Galaxy S6 duo in great detail. Leaked benchmarks show that going with its in-house Exynos 7420 chipset was a solid decision. The chipset is built on the company's 14nm process and includes...


HTC confirms March 1 unveiling of its upcoming flagship

HTC confirms March 1 unveiling of its upcoming flagship

18 February, 2015 | comments (36)

HTC UK confirmed in a Tweet that "the new HTC One", likely to be called the HTC One M9, will be unveiled on March 1st. The company has also started advertising the announcement on television during today's round of European Champions League...

Tags: HTC, Android


Alleged wallpaper image from HTC One M9 leaks out

Alleged wallpaper image from HTC One M9 leaks out

16 February, 2015 | comments (13)

Alleged wallpaper from the upcoming HTC One M9 made the rounds on Twitter. The image seems to confirm that the Taiwanese manufacturer’s next flagship will pack 1080p display. HTC One M9 wallpaper (click to view in full size) The image has a...

Tags: HTC , Android, Rumors


HTC One (M9) leaked cases confirm lack of Duo camera

HTC One (M9) leaked cases confirm lack of Duo camera

16 February, 2015 | comments (19)

Case manufacturers have become a reliable source of intel on future smartphones, and Amazon is currently flooded with optional protection for the yet-to-be-announced HTC One (M9) flagship. Unlike the case with the Samsung Galaxy S6 where precise...

Tags: HTC, Android


Specs of the HTC One M8i surface, Snapdragon 615 inside

Specs of the HTC One M8i surface, Snapdragon 615 inside

16 February, 2015 | comments (13)

The HTC One M9 and its launch are headlining the mobile press, but it seems the company will have more up its sleeve for MWC 2015. @upleaks has outed almost the entire spec sheet of the HTC One M8i, a mid-range alternative to the One (M8). As...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC's upcoming flagship to be called HTC One M9?

HTC's upcoming flagship to be called HTC One M9?

16 February, 2015 | comments (14)

HTC's upcoming flagship, which we have been referring to as the HTC One (M9) until now, given that its predecessor was called the HTC One (M8), apparently carries the moniker "HTC One M9" (i.e., M9 without brackets). The name is mentioned...

Tags: HTC, Android


Counterclockwise: Sony Xperia Z, HTC Legend, Samsung Blue Earth

Counterclockwise: Sony Xperia Z, HTC Legend, Samsung Blue Earth

15 February, 2015 | comments (5)

Counterclockwise is all about the history of mobile devices and this week we look at two noble bloodlines – the Xperia Z and HTC Legend. Also, health apps and smart bands and so on are very popular right now, but sporty phones have been around for...

Tags: Misc


HTC One (M8) $150 off this weekend, Re camera 25% off

HTC One (M8) $150 off this weekend, Re camera 25% off

14 February, 2015 | comments (8)

HTC says happy President's Day with price cuts to select products, including the outgoing HTC One (M8) flagship and the Re camera. You can grab the One (M8) straight from HTC's online store in the US at $500, $150 off its usual price. The...

Tags: HTC, Android


Week 7 in review: One (M9), Galaxy S6, Galaxy Note updates

Week 7 in review: One (M9), Galaxy S6, Galaxy Note updates

14 February, 2015 | comments (2)

Another week has passed and it's only natural that we take a quick glance at the past few days and see what happened in the mobile world. With MWC 2015 right around the corner all eyes seem to be on the major mobile players and their future device...


HTC One (M9) Hima leak reveals all key specs

HTC One (M9) Hima leak reveals all key specs

13 February, 2015 | comments (137)

The specifications of the soon-to-be-revealed HTC One M9 (Hima) have leaked here and there, but now we have the full list of the phone's features thanks to the detective work of upleaks. The phone is built around a 5" IPS display and packs 1080p...

Tags: HTC, Android


New rumors state Galaxy S6 will offer wireless charging

New rumors state Galaxy S6 will offer wireless charging

12 February, 2015 | comments (18)

The rumors about Samsung's next highly-anticipated flagship phone just keep pouring in. Controversy is at an all-time high and it seems that leaks are starting to contradict themselves more and more. One of the more widely spread opinions on the...


T-Mobile HTC One (M8) is now getting Lollipop OTA

T-Mobile HTC One (M8) is now getting Lollipop OTA

10 February, 2015 | comments (12)

HTC seems to be keeping busy with updates to its current device lineup. Presumably the goal is to push Android 5.0 to as many capable devices as possible before this year's MWC event and the announcements it is going to bring. Now there is a mission...


HTC One (M9) Wi-Fi module and 20MP Toshiba camera tipped

HTC One (M9) Wi-Fi module and 20MP Toshiba camera tipped

10 February, 2015 | comments (26)

According to HTC ROM developer LlabTooFeR, the HTC One (M9) sports the same wireless module as the Nexus 6. The module in question is the Broadcom BCM4356, which features 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth 4.1. The update over the One (M8) isn't...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Counterclockwise: Omnia HD, Xperia active, HTC One

Counterclockwise: Omnia HD, Xperia active, HTC One

08 February, 2015 | comments (14)

Counterclockwise allows us to recount smartphone lore from years past. This time we focus heavily on camera phones, take a quick tour through rugged phones, Nokia's attempts to save its platform, Android's fragmentation issues and finally a surprise...

Tags: Misc


Week 6 in review: Galaxy S6, HTC One (M9) and Android 5.1

Week 6 in review: Galaxy S6, HTC One (M9) and Android 5.1

07 February, 2015 | comments (3)

Another week has passed and its time again to take a look back at what the mobile world excited us with during the past few days. Announcements have been rather slow and justifiably so as everybody seems to be gearing up for MWC 2015. The venue is...


Lollipop update for T-Mobile's HTC One (M8) rolling out on Monday

Lollipop update for T-Mobile's HTC One (M8) rolling out on Monday

07 February, 2015 | comments (12)

HTC has announced that the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for T-Mobile's HTC One (M8) will roll out starting next week. Mo Versi, HTC's VP of Product Management, tweeted the news saying that the company has received the technical approval for...

Tags: HTC, T-Mobile, Android