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AT&T to allegedly discontinue the HTC First due to poor sales

AT&T to allegedly discontinue the HTC First due to poor sales

14 May, 2013 | comments (44)

The first Facebook phone, it seems, has been a failure. Sales of the HTC First have been a disappointment, to the point where AT&T, the sole carrier of the device in the US, had to slash the price from $99 to $0.99 within a month of the phone's...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


BlackBerry X10 and BlackBerry Z10 images leak

BlackBerry X10 and BlackBerry Z10 images leak

27 December, 2012 | comments (88)

We are seeing a lot of BlackBerry 10 leaks off late, which is not surprising considering the official launch is just a month away from now. First we saw the full touchscreen L-series device couple of weeks ago. Then there was the N-series device a...


HTC releases its Android 4.0 update roadmap

HTC releases its Android 4.0 update roadmap

23 May, 2012 | comments (117)

HTC has released a list of phones that they will be updating to Android 4.0 this year. Along with the names of the phones, they also mention the time period during which you can expect the update to arrive for the respective handsets. From the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC Wildfire S gets to Android 2.3.5 as well, no Sense 3.0 though

HTC Wildfire S gets to Android 2.3.5 as well, no Sense 3.0 though

13 December, 2011 | comments (297)

HTC continues its series of Android 2.3.5 for its lineup of smartphones with the entry-level Wildfire S. The Taiwanese company is now seeding the new Gingerbread release to the most affordable of the trio of smartphones that it announced back at the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC Desire HD, Incredible S and ChaCha getting Android 2.3.5

HTC Desire HD, Incredible S and ChaCha getting Android 2.3.5

11 December, 2011 | comments (313)

We reported a couple of days back that HTC is seeding the 2.3.5 Gingerbread update to the Incredible S with the Desire HD in the waiting list. HTC UK have confirmed that the 2.3.5 update has been released in the UK for the Incredible S and...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC Status starts taking pre-orders for AT&T customers

HTC Status starts taking pre-orders for AT&T customers

11 July, 2011 | comments (13)

We caught wind of the HTC Status late last month and as its name suggests it's all about social networking. It was in fact officially announced by AT&T on the big 'F', (that's Facebook) and now the pre-order gates have opened to those itching to...


LG Optimus Pro leaks with a portrait QWERTY keyboard

LG Optimus Pro leaks with a portrait QWERTY keyboard

11 July, 2011 | comments (20)

The rumor mill just produced this - the LG Optimus Pro C660. It's a droid with a portrait QWERTY, with specs roughly similar to the Optimus One and at a bargain price too. The form factor is fairly rare but has been gaining some traction with the...


HTC Status for AT&T gets announced on Facebook

HTC Status for AT&T gets announced on Facebook

29 June, 2011 | comments (21)

This is hardly a surprise to us. After we saw it in leaked pictures barely a week ago, the U.S. version of the HTC ChaCha got officially announced on Facebook under the name HTC Status - quite a fitting moniker for the phone which is designed to...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


This is what the HTC ChaCha for AT&T will look like

This is what the HTC ChaCha for AT&T will look like

20 June, 2011 | comments (22)

The HTC ChaCha is heading to the AT&T network in the US and this is how it is going to look like. Although at first glance it may not look all that different, you will notice upon closer inspection that there are couple of minor changes in the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


The Facebook-centric HTC Salsa gets its debut release

The Facebook-centric HTC Salsa gets its debut release

09 June, 2011 | comments (20)

We saw HTC debut two new Facebook-centric devices back at MWC 2011, the QWERTY based Cha Cha and the unibodied HTC Salsa. The Salsa now looks like it'll making its way to stores with, first availability coming to India. An Indian retailer...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC ChaCha gets a CPU upgrade, makes status updates speedier

HTC ChaCha gets a CPU upgrade, makes status updates speedier

06 June, 2011 | comments (39)

The Facebook-centered HTC ChaCha has just started shipping and its early adopters were treated to a nice surprise by the Taiwanese company. The CPU inside the Android smartphone has been quietly upgraded to 800 MHz from the previously promised 600...


Vodafone planning on launching its own Facebook phone

Vodafone planning on launching its own Facebook phone

04 June, 2011 | comments (15)

There are some people who just can't have enough of social networking services. And to address to this ever growing clientele, we are seeing a rise in phones with social networking apps built-in. Considering the potential of this market, it seems...


HTC ChaCha now available in the UK, free on a two-year contract

HTC ChaCha now available in the UK, free on a two-year contract

02 June, 2011 | comments (19)

The HTC ChaCha is now available for purchase through the Phones 4U dealer in the UK. The Facebook-centric messenger can be yours for free on a two year 20 quid a month Vodafone contract or a whopping 300 pounds if you'd prefer to go...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC Salsa and ChaCha available for pre-order at Amazon UK

HTC Salsa and ChaCha available for pre-order at Amazon UK

09 May, 2011 | comments (3)

The HTC Salsa and Chacha duo caused quite a splash at MWC this year as they are the first Facebook centered phones offered by the company. Now, those of you in the UK with strong affection for social networking, can pre-order the two devices from...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC ChaCha may see a launch June, according to HTC Germany

HTC ChaCha may see a launch June, according to HTC Germany

04 May, 2011 | comments (13)

HTC ChaCha and the HTC Salsa are part of the duo Facebook phones announced at the MWC 2011 this year. Both devices were scheduled for Q2 2011 but now we have a more specific date thanks to party invite from one of HTC Facebook pages. HTC...

Tags: Android, HTC, Touch UI


Optimus 3D, XPERIA Neo, Galaxy S II and more to hit T-Mobile UK

Optimus 3D, XPERIA Neo, Galaxy S II and more to hit T-Mobile UK

20 April, 2011 | comments (16)

Seven new Android smartphones are now humbly waiting on the T-Mobile UK coming soon page for their release dates to arrive. The LG Optimus Black, Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo, Samsung Galaxy S II, LG Optimus 3D, HTC ChaCha, Motorola ATRIX and HTC...

Tags: Android, Touch UI


3 UK roadmap reveals 1.4 GHz Galaxy S II mini, Nokia X7

3 UK roadmap reveals 1.4 GHz Galaxy S II mini, Nokia X7

21 March, 2011 | comments (44)

The Three UK roadmap just surfaced, revealing excitingly sounding devices such as a Samsung Galaxy S II mini and confirming that the Nokia X7 hasn't been canceled world-wide. Unlike the Galaxy mini, the S II mini will be a high-end smartphone,...


HTC ChaCha is going to be called ChaChaCha in Spain

HTC ChaCha is going to be called ChaChaCha in Spain

02 March, 2011 | comments (25)

HTC is having some trouble with one of their newly announced Facebook phones. Apparently ChaCha sounds much like a vulgar Spanish word so the handset will be marketed as HTC ChaChaCha in Spanish-speaking countries instead. Obviously someone over...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC Salsa and ChaCha in UK in June, the Incredible S in March

HTC Salsa and ChaCha in UK in June, the Incredible S in March

24 February, 2011 | comments (7)

HTC's Facebook-loving duo, the HTC Salsa and HTC ChaCha, will be arriving at the UK in June. Also in the UK, the HTC Incredible S is on pre-order right now and will be available much sooner than its SNS-infused siblings. The HTC Salsa and HTC...


Vodafone UK to offer HTC Desire S, Wildfire S and ChaCha

Vodafone UK to offer HTC Desire S, Wildfire S and ChaCha

17 February, 2011 | comments (4)

HTC announced a handful of phones at the MWC 2011 this week and Vodafone UK already confirms some of them for launch on its network with an unannounced availability schedule, though. If you haven't sen our live scoop on the latest HTC phones...