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Purported press image of HTC B2 handset leaks on Twitter

Purported press image of HTC B2 handset leaks on Twitter

09 May, 2014 | comments (20)

Alleged press render of unannounced HTC B2 smartphone made the rounds on Twitter. The image was posted on the social network by @evleaks. The press image reveals the front of the device. A duo of stereo speakers and a front-facing camera...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC Droid DNA to get Android 4.4, Sense 5.5 tomorrow

HTC Droid DNA to get Android 4.4, Sense 5.5 tomorrow

23 April, 2014 | comments (12)

HTC unveiled the Droid DNA in late November 2012 with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and Sense 4.0. The smartphone has since been updated to 4.3 Jelly Bean and Sense 5, but starting tomorrow it will get yet another major update. The update will bring...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC Butterfly update brings Android 4.2.2 and Sense 5

HTC Butterfly update brings Android 4.2.2 and Sense 5

09 July, 2013 | comments (50)

The HTC Butterfly is catching up to its successors – the One and the Butterfly S – with an Android 4.2.2 update that's currently rolling out in Taiwan. The update brings Sense 5 with BlinkFeed and Video highlights as well as better AE/AF...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC Butterfly Android 4.2.2 firmware with Sense 5.1 leaks

HTC Butterfly Android 4.2.2 firmware with Sense 5.1 leaks

09 May, 2013 | comments (30)

A system dump of the HTC Butterfly, the international twin of the Droid DNA, running on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean with the latest Sense 5.1 UI has leaked. The system dump is available in the source link below courtesy of a XDA-developer named...

Tags: Sony, Android


HTC DROID DNA back on Verizon's website without a word

HTC DROID DNA back on Verizon's website without a word

01 April, 2013 | comments (14)

Verizon seems to have changed its mind about the DROID DNA. A couple of days ago it was taken off the carrier’s site with sales reps saying it’s been retired in favor of an upcoming project (presumably the HTC One). And now it’s back. And not...

Tags: HTC, Verizon, Android


Did HTC DROID DNA get quietly retired by Verizon Wireless?

Did HTC DROID DNA get quietly retired by Verizon Wireless?

30 March, 2013 | comments (44)

It appears that Verizon Wireless has quietly ceased offering the HTC DROID DNA - the wireless provider's current Android top dog. The smartphone is no longer available for purchase from the carrier's online store and has been dubbed as retired by...

Tags: HTC, Android


Confirmed: HTC One not coming to Verizon in the USA

Confirmed: HTC One not coming to Verizon in the USA

17 March, 2013 | comments (67)

HTC USA has confirmed via its official Twitter account that HTC One won't be available on Verizon's networks. It also suggests to check the HTC DROID DNA instead, if you are into...

Tags: HTC, Android, Verizon


HTC sales continue to plummet in February

HTC sales continue to plummet in February

06 March, 2013 | comments (240)

It seems that poor HTC just can't catch a break. The company released the first 1080p smartphone in the US with the DROID DNA, followed by the first global 1080p smartphone - the HTC Butterfly and yet its sales have failed to pick up....

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


T-Mobile Nexus 4 and Verizon Droid DNA available for $49.99

T-Mobile Nexus 4 and Verizon Droid DNA available for $49.99

12 February, 2013 | comments (9)

The LG-built Google Nexus 4 is one of the current hot sellers and has been in and out of the stocks in the Google Play Store. But, the smartphone is currently available with T-Mobile for just $49.99 on a contract. The discounted LG Nexus 4 is...


HTC M7 expected to arrive on all US carriers other than Verizon

HTC M7 expected to arrive on all US carriers other than Verizon

02 February, 2013 | comments (42)

We are slowly inching towards the release of the HTC M7, which we have been hearing about for quite some time now. The phone is expected to be revealed in the special media event held by HTC on February 19, before MWC. Now, we are hearing...


Verizon sells 6.2 million iPhones in the holiday quarter

Verizon sells 6.2 million iPhones in the holiday quarter

23 January, 2013 | comments (15)

Verizon Wireless has activated as many as 9.8 million smartphones in the recently ended Q4 and according to Verizon's chief financial officer Mr. Fran Shammo, the 6.2 million of those were iPhones. Surprisingly, the report says that only half of...

Tags: Verizon, iPhone


Alleged images of HTC M7 with Sense 5.0 leak

Alleged images of HTC M7 with Sense 5.0 leak

21 January, 2013 | comments (61)

We have been hearing about HTC's upcoming flagship, known only as the M7 for now, for quite some time now. We have seen the leaked specifications as well as an early render. Now we have what are allegedly the actual pictures of the device....

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC DROID DNA falls to $99 for new Verizon customers

HTC DROID DNA falls to $99 for new Verizon customers

17 January, 2013 | comments (23)

The price of the HTC DROID DNA keeps falling – the 5” 1080p Android flagship started off at $200 (with contract), then fell to $150, then to $120 and now it’s at $100. The deal comes courtesy of Amazon Wireless and is for new customers...


Oppo Find 5 goes on pre-order in China, to arrive on January 29

Oppo Find 5 goes on pre-order in China, to arrive on January 29

15 January, 2013 | comments (29)

The Oppo Find 5 is one of the phones that’re leading the 5” 1080p craze and Oppo is already taking pre-orders for it in its home country, China. Priced at 2,998 Chinese yuan ($480), the Find 5 can challenges flagships from HTC (the DROID DNA /...


HTC Q4 results show poor revenues, plummeting profits

HTC Q4 results show poor revenues, plummeting profits

07 January, 2013 | comments (52)

HTC released its unaudited Q4 results, which met the company's dim prediction but missed on what analysts expected. Operating income was NT$600 million (around $21 million) while net income before taxes was NT$1 billion (around $35...

Tags: HTC, Finance, Touch UI


HTC DROID DNA for Verizon gets a price cut, now costs $120

HTC DROID DNA for Verizon gets a price cut, now costs $120

03 January, 2013 | comments (22)

Judging by the way things are shaping up, 2013 will be the year of Android flagships with 5" 1080p screens. HTC's phone is already out - for US carrier Verizon it's called the DROID DNA and has already seen its first price cuts. The best deal...


Oppo's Find 5 won't be getting a European release

Oppo's Find 5 won't be getting a European release

20 December, 2012 | comments (38)

Oppo was one of several Chinese manufacturers to make headlines with devices sporting 5" displays of 1080p resolution. The smartphone is slated to hit the US market at the very wallet-friendly price of $499 off contract, quite a bargain compared to...


Butterfly sells very well, HTC has to increase shipments

Butterfly sells very well, HTC has to increase shipments

12 December, 2012 | comments (68)

HTC became the first manufacturer to out a 5 inch FullHD-display wielding smartphone, and it seemed to have caught everyone by surprise, including themselves. While other companies are busy announcing 5" 1080p devices of their own, HTC is already...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Oppo Find 5 with 5

Oppo Find 5 with 5" 1080p screen and S4 Pro SoC unveiled

12 December, 2012 | comments (109)

Oppo has just made its latest Android smartphone official and it's one hot-looking device. The Oppo Find 5 is built around a 5" 1080p IPS display, which matches the 441 ppi density of the HTC DROID DNA, and is powered by the Qualcomm S4 Pro monster...


Pantech Vega IM-A860 gets leaked via Wi-Fi cert

Pantech Vega IM-A860 gets leaked via Wi-Fi cert

10 December, 2012 | comments (13)

It seems someone is making 1080p mobile displays and quad-core S4 Pro processors like they're going out of style, as Pantech is now rumored to be working on a FullHD smartphone of its own. Everyone is keen to catch-up to HTC's DNA smartphone,...