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Week 20 in review: OnePlus Two, Galaxy A8 and bezelless phones

Week 20 in review: OnePlus Two, Galaxy A8 and bezelless phones

24 May, 2015 | comments (1)

Another busy week has gone by and once again, we attempt to sum up the most exciting news from the past seven days. It seems the season for major flagship announcement has passed, so now it's time for rumors and speculations about their successors...


Sprint's HTC One E8 is now seeing Android 5.0 Lollipop rollout

Sprint's HTC One E8 is now seeing Android 5.0 Lollipop rollout

21 May, 2015 | comments (5)

HTC's Android Lollipop rollouts have reached the One E8 sold by Sprint. Starting today, if you own one of these devices, you can expect to be notified about the update. Obviously though, that may not happen immediately. Since over-the-air software...


HTC One ME9's metal frame gets pictured in leaked render

HTC One ME9's metal frame gets pictured in leaked render

19 May, 2015 | comments (23)

After the One M9, One M9+, and the new J Butterfly, we're soon going to see yet another high-end smartphone from HTC. This has been leaked so far as the One ME9, which despite how odd it sounds might end up being the official moniker for the...

Tags: HTC, Android


New HTC One ME9 image, additional launch info leak

New HTC One ME9 image, additional launch info leak

18 May, 2015 | comments (14)

Because HTC can never have enough One M9 variations, the HTC One ME9 (codename Hima Ace) is prepping for launch in the South Asia region – India, Hong Kong and Taiwan are "confirmed" by the rumor mill so far, while North America, Europe, the Middle...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC North Asia exec: no plans for a One M9 mini

HTC North Asia exec: no plans for a One M9 mini

17 May, 2015 | comments (19)

Do you want a mini version of the HTC One M9? No, you don't – Jack Tong, president of HTC North Asia, certainly doesn’t think so. "Overall the industry is moving towards new phones over 5 inches in size and our product roadmap is close to that of...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One ME9 launch in India approaching

HTC One ME9 launch in India approaching

15 May, 2015 | comments (7)

We reported a few days ago on HTC's yet another top-specced device of the One M9 generation and at the time it was known as the M9e. As it turns out, the smartphone is more likely going to be called One ME9 and it's also expected to be launched in...

Tags: HTC, Android


Contest rules reveal LG G4 carrier price to be lower than Galaxy S6

Contest rules reveal LG G4 carrier price to be lower than Galaxy S6

13 May, 2015 | comments (21)

Just days after there were reports that the Verizon and Sprint variants of the LG G4 smartphone have cleared the FCC hurdle, there is finally some information on the carrier retail price of the device. The terms and conditions of the...

Tags: LG, Android


Verizon's HTC One (M7) to get Lollipop update tomorrow

Verizon's HTC One (M7) to get Lollipop update tomorrow

13 May, 2015 | comments (2)

HTC has announced that the Verizon variant of the One (M7), which was released back in 2013, will start receiving the Android 5.0 Lollipop update tomorrow. The announcement was made by the company's VP of Product Management Mo Versi via a...

Tags: Verizon, HTC, Android


HTC One M7 Google Play Edition finally receives Android 5.1

HTC One M7 Google Play Edition finally receives Android 5.1

12 May, 2015 | comments (9)

The update to Android 5.1 Lollipop is finally arriving for the original HTC One Google Play Edition. This is happening more than a month after the same OS version rolled out to the newer HTC One (M8) GPE. The update is making its way to One GPE...


HTC One (M7) Dual SIM starts receiving lollipop update

HTC One (M7) Dual SIM starts receiving lollipop update

11 May, 2015 | comments (21)

The dual-SIM version of the HTC One (M7) smartphone, which was released in the August of 2013, has started receiving the Android Lollipop update in India. It is, however, not yet known if it's a global or region-specific roll-out. After...

Tags: HTC, Android


Week 19 in review: OnePlus Two, Nubia Z9 and Android M

Week 19 in review: OnePlus Two, Nubia Z9 and Android M

10 May, 2015 | comments (1)

Another week has gone by and tradition dictates that we take a look back at the news to see what excited us most. Sony made quite a few headlines this week. The Xperia C4 selfie-centric phone is now official and rumors hint at a possible...


Xiaomi boasts faster Snapdragon 810 chip inside the MiNote Pro

Xiaomi boasts faster Snapdragon 810 chip inside the MiNote Pro

06 May, 2015 | comments (30)

As most of you have surely heard, the Xiaomi MiNote Pro is official. It was launched just a few hours ago. The handset boasts a pretty impressive specs sheet, including a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 SoC, 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM and a 5.7-inch QHD 2.5D...


Galaxy S6 and S6 edge update said to bring RAW photo capture

Galaxy S6 and S6 edge update said to bring RAW photo capture

06 May, 2015 | comments (36)

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge both offer amazing camera quality, which is only natural, seeing how the pair employs very advanced sensors and optics. But, surprisingly enough, they lack RAW capture, which is a must for any photography...


Original HTC One Mini also not getting the Lollipop update

Original HTC One Mini also not getting the Lollipop update

04 May, 2015 | comments (31)

After unceremoniously revealing on Twitter that the new One Mini won't be getting the Lollipop update, HTC revealed in another tweet that the original One Mini will also not be getting the update. The original One Mini was launched back in...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC to release Limited Edition One M9 with INK engravings

HTC to release Limited Edition One M9 with INK engravings

30 April, 2015 | comments (22)

HTC has launched a new campaign dubbed HTC INK to offer limited edition One M9 smartphones. By teaming up with the supermodel Jourdan Dunn, the Taiwanese company will offer custom-designed engravings inspired from tattoos. Jourdan has...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One M8 to receive 5.1 Lollipop with Sense 7 in August

HTC One M8 to receive 5.1 Lollipop with Sense 7 in August

29 April, 2015 | comments (19)

HTC pressed the launch button on the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the One (M8) at the end of January. The update to 5.1 Lollipop has been scheduled to August 2015. @JKMcCloskey Hey James, the HTC One M8 will have a Software Update for Android...


HTC Q1 2015 earnings reveal modest net profit after tax

HTC Q1 2015 earnings reveal modest net profit after tax

29 April, 2015 | comments (7)

HTC released its earnings report for Q1 2015. The Taiwanese manufacturer posted a quarterly net profit of $11.8 million from $1.36 billion of revenue. The company’s revenue grew by a quarter from the same period last year. HTC attributed...

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The LG G4 said to feature a slightly curved screen

The LG G4 said to feature a slightly curved screen

22 April, 2015 | comments (39)

With the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge and the HTC One M9 already official and hitting consumer markets, it seems that LG is next in line for a major flagship release. The eagerly-anticipated LG G4 is scheduled for a release on April 29 and, naturally,...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Gionee Elife E8 allegedly spotted on GFXBench

Gionee Elife E8 allegedly spotted on GFXBench

22 April, 2015 | comments (9)

Ever since the launch of the Gionee Elife S7, the news has been out that the company is already working on a successor. The successor to the fairly popular E-series handset will allegedly be named the Elife E8 and a new GFXBench benchmark...


Google Play Services update fixes Android Auto on Galaxy S6

Google Play Services update fixes Android Auto on Galaxy S6

22 April, 2015 | comments (5)

Android Auto is perhaps one of the most interesting undertakings to bring the power of your smartphone straight to your car's dashboard. The technology goes far beyond a simple screen sharing app and offers a custom, tailor-made interface and...

Tags: Android