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HTC Butterfly 2 pays the Taiwanese NCC a visit

HTC Butterfly 2 pays the Taiwanese NCC a visit

22 June, 2014 | comments (37)

The HTC Butterfly 2 has been spotted at the NCC, the Taiwanese equivalent of the USA's FCC. The phone carries the model number B810x and is set to launch in Asia sooner rather than later. The Butterfly series of phones was considered to be...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Plastic HTC One M8 Ace leaks again in promo images

Plastic HTC One M8 Ace leaks again in promo images

28 May, 2014 | comments (20)

More images of the HTC One M8 Ace have found their way on the net before the official unveiling of the phone on June 3. These appear to be official promo images that tout the key features of the new phone. First off, it's similar to the HTC...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


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


Alleged HTC Butterfly S successor shows up in AnTuTu database

Alleged HTC Butterfly S successor shows up in AnTuTu database

04 April, 2014 | comments (29)

A mysterious HTC device with high-end specs made an appearance in the AnTuTu benchmark database. Carrying the model number 0PAJ3, the mysterious handset could be a successor to the HTC Butterfly S. HTC 0PAJ3 specs (click to enlarge) Listed...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Original HTC Butterfly to get Android 4.4 KitKat shortly

Original HTC Butterfly to get Android 4.4 KitKat shortly

31 March, 2014 | comments (7)

HTC has confirmed on its official Facebook page that Android 4.4 KitKat update for the original HTC Butterfly is in the works and will be released soon. This is the only information HTC has given as an answer to a Facebook question. We know...


HTC One 2013 family to get Sense 6.0 in June/July

HTC One 2013 family to get Sense 6.0 in June/July

31 March, 2014 | comments (19)

HTC has a shiny new Sense UI version for its new flagship, but the 2013 flagships will get it too. A leaked table shows HTC plans to update (or not) its phones. According to the table, the phones that will get Sense 6.0 are the 2013 HTC One...


2014 week 10 in review: the news that you might have missed

2014 week 10 in review: the news that you might have missed

16 March, 2014 | comments (5)

This week's news highlights some of the anticipated March releases, namely the next One flagship from HTC, which has been leaking all over the place. Not to be left out, Samsung's own S5 flagship has also had several of its features detailed prior...

Tags: Misc


Sony Xperia Z Ultra and HTC Butterfly S get Android KitKat

Sony Xperia Z Ultra and HTC Butterfly S get Android KitKat

09 March, 2014 | comments (34)

Two popular Android smartphones has been brought recently to the latest version of the OS - 4.4 KitKat. Sony has launched the official KitKat update for the Xperia Z Ultra phablet. The first device to get it is apparently the C6833 LTE model in...


2014 week 5 in review: the news that you might have missed

2014 week 5 in review: the news that you might have missed

01 February, 2014 | comments (10)

Its been a busy week with events ranging from small (pre-orders and such) to large (the sale of a cornerstone company). Here's the week in review with all the must-know events of the past few days. The big news, of course, is that Google...

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HTC Butterfly receives Android 4.3 Jelly Bean upgrade

HTC Butterfly receives Android 4.3 Jelly Bean upgrade

29 January, 2014 | comments (20)

HTC is now rolling out Android 4.3 firmware for the first Butterfly smartphone. The update is available over-the-air, weighs about 500MB and brings lots of novelties. The update notification on HTC Butterfly These are some of the changes the...


Nokia X aka Normandy pops up on Browsermark's database

Nokia X aka Normandy pops up on Browsermark's database

28 January, 2014 | comments (61)

Is there anything we don't know about the Nokia's Android phone codenamed Normandy? We already learned its name - Nokia X, we know its specs too - a 4" WVGA display, dual-core Snapdragon 200 chipset, a 5MP cam, 4GB storage, dual-SIM, six different...

Tags: Nokia, Android, Rumors


Vivo breaks the 1080p barrier with the first 2K smartphone

Vivo breaks the 1080p barrier with the first 2K smartphone

16 October, 2013 | comments (120)

While we're still far from getting 4K displays on smartphones, but the latest news from Asia indicates that Chinese manufacturer Vivo is in production of a display set to feature 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution. Vivo teased its upcoming product...

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HTC announces Android 4.3 for One coming this week

HTC announces Android 4.3 for One coming this week

24 September, 2013 | comments (53)

President of HTC America Jason Mackenzie posted on Twitter that the Android 4.3 and the latest version of Sense will hit HTC One Developer Edition smartphones starting this week. This will be followed by Canadian HTC One owners by the end of the...

Tags: HTC, Android


Apple iPhone 5s GPU tested, twice as fast as the iPhone 5 unit

Apple iPhone 5s GPU tested, twice as fast as the iPhone 5 unit

12 September, 2013 | comments (136)

Apple announced a brand new chipset for the iPhone 5s the Apple A7 and in traditional Apple fashion proceeded to give very little detail about it. The company promised 2x performance increase over the iPhone 5 in CPU and GPU performance (and 40x...

Tags: Apple, iOS, iPhone


Snapdragon 800-packing Galaxy S4 I9506 rocks GFX Bench

Snapdragon 800-packing Galaxy S4 I9506 rocks GFX Bench

10 September, 2013 | comments (69)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 I9506 rocking a Snapdragon 800 chipset and Adreno 330 has cropped up again, this time on GFXBench's database and has posted pretty impressive scores. The device is the international version of the E330S Galaxy S4 LTE-A Korean...


Meizu MX3 spotted flexing Octa muscle on AnTuTu, bests the S4

Meizu MX3 spotted flexing Octa muscle on AnTuTu, bests the S4

04 September, 2013 | comments (19)

The Meizu MX3 was unveiled the other day, but it has already popped up on the popular AnTuTu score list with a very high result. The Exynos 5 Octa 5410-packing smartphone posted a score above 29K, which puts it above the Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500,...

Tags: Meizu, Android


Sony Xperia Z1 benchmarked, Snapdragon 800 does as expected

Sony Xperia Z1 benchmarked, Snapdragon 800 does as expected

20 August, 2013 | comments (100)

We saw the press image of the Sony Honami a.k.a Xperia Z1 earlier today and now, we have the alleged benchmark results of the upcoming cameraphone flagship from Sony. The alleged AnTuTu scores of what seems to be the Chinese variant of the Xperia...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy Note II with Snapdragon 600 surfaces

Samsung Galaxy Note II with Snapdragon 600 surfaces

22 July, 2013 | comments (56)

Samsung launched its second-generation Galaxy Note phablet last Fall and we are already waiting for its Galaxy Note III successor to come. It appears, though that the Koreans aren't done with their previous-gen phablet according to a leaked...


Some analysts expect HTC One sales to slump by 40% in Q3

Some analysts expect HTC One sales to slump by 40% in Q3

22 July, 2013 | comments (52)

The HTC One sold well, despite some supply issues, and fairly quickly became a best-seller. The company was riding the wave of Ones, it was turning its fortunes around with revenues rising from March (when the One launched) through May. Then...

Tags: HTC, Android