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HTC One M9 Developer Edition gets Android 5.1 Lollipop

HTC One M9 Developer Edition gets Android 5.1 Lollipop

03 July, 2015 | comments (9)

HTC One M9 Developer Edition began receiving Android 5.1 Lollipop over-the-air. Sporting the software number 2.6.651.11, the the new firmware brings a number of essential improvements to the flagship smartphone. With Android 5.1, HTC One M9...

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HTC One M9+ now available for purchase in Netherlands

HTC One M9+ now available for purchase in Netherlands

01 July, 2015 | comments (5)

Just a week after there were reports that the HTC One M9+ will go on sale in EU in mid-July, the device is now available for purchase in the Netherlands, although not officially. Dutch online retailer Belsimpel has the silver colour variant...

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Android 5.1 update reaches Galaxy S6 and S6 edge on Sprint

Android 5.1 update reaches Galaxy S6 and S6 edge on Sprint

30 June, 2015 | comments (9)

It looks like the HTC One M9 isn't the only high-end device sold by Sprint to be receiving the update to Android 5.1 in this period. While HTC's flagship will get the new software tomorrow, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge are already in the...


Sprint will push Android 5.1 Lollipop to HTC One M9 tomorrow

Sprint will push Android 5.1 Lollipop to HTC One M9 tomorrow

30 June, 2015 | comments (7)

Android 5.1 Lollipop for the HTC One M9 owners on the Sprint network will start rolling out beginning tomorrow. This news comes from Mo Versi, VP of product management at HTC USA. HTC One (M9) Sprint Owners! We have received technical approval on...

Tags: HTC, Android, Sprint


HTC Aero to be in the One crew, headed to Sprint

HTC Aero to be in the One crew, headed to Sprint

29 June, 2015 | comments (11)

The HTC One M9+ is headed to the Old Continent in Q3, but it will be far from the last high-end HTC device this year. Well-known leaker Evan Blass mentioned earlier the HTC Aero will follow the M9+ and has now dug up some additional info. The...


Counterclockwise: Samsung, HTC, Sony and Apple piss off users

Counterclockwise: Samsung, HTC, Sony and Apple piss off users

28 June, 2015 | comments (17)

Companies try to keep their consumers happy, but sometimes they do something that really pisses them off. In this week's edition of Counterclockwise we'll remember some examples of corporate missteps, because as the saying goes "Those who do not...

Tags: Misc


HTC new hero handset codenamed Aero might debut in Q4

HTC new hero handset codenamed Aero might debut in Q4

25 June, 2015 | comments (22)

HTC’s next hero smartphone codenamed Aero will reportedly debut in Q4 this year. Even Blass (also known as @evleaks) delivered the news on Twitter. .@LlabTooFeR ...followed by HTC Aero in Q4.— Evan Blass (@evleaks) June 21, 2015 The HTC...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC One ME Dual SIM launches in India with $640 price tag

HTC One ME Dual SIM launches in India with $640 price tag

24 June, 2015 | comments (19)

HTC introduced the One ME dual-SIM with Helio X10 chipset and support for Indian 4G LTE networks. This handset was unveiled in China earlier this month and will be sold in Classic Rose Gold and Meteor Grey color options in India. The One ME...

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Report from China claims only 4.75 million HTC One M9s shipped

Report from China claims only 4.75 million HTC One M9s shipped

24 June, 2015 | comments (32)

Unconfirmed reports are detailing the grim situation for HTC – according to the China Business Journal the company shipped only 4.75 million of its One M9 flagship for the first three months of availability. That's nearly half the number of HTC One...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC One M9+ lands in the EU in mid-July

HTC One M9+ lands in the EU in mid-July

23 June, 2015 | comments (15)

It looks like the rumors were right, and the HTC One M9+ is headed to Europe indeed. Just a few days ago a usually reliable leaker of HTC-related stuff told us that the handset would be out in EU markets in the third quarter (so from July to...

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Apple patented a material that can do away with antenna lines

Apple patented a material that can do away with antenna lines

22 June, 2015 | comments (34)

There is no doubt that people enjoy the premium feel of unibody metal gadgets. Recently, it has become even trendier, which seems to be to most everybody's liking if our poll on the matter is to be believed. But a metal exterior brings about a set...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


HTC One M9+ to launch on EU markets in Q3

HTC One M9+ to launch on EU markets in Q3

20 June, 2015 | comments (16)

HTC has plans to release the One M9+ in a number of European markets. The latter include Germany, Italy, and Russia among others. HTC One M9+ will hit EU markets in Q3. It will be available in Germany, Italy, Russia and some other Western/Eastern...

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HTC 8X to reportedly gain access to Windows 10 Preview

HTC 8X to reportedly gain access to Windows 10 Preview

19 June, 2015 | comments (27)

Pretty much all of the WP8 Lumia smartphones are compatible with the Preview version of the upcoming Windows 10 OS. Many people have tried the test builds and helped shape the final version of Windows 10, which should kick off later this...


HTC One Max starts getting Android Lollipop update

HTC One Max starts getting Android Lollipop update

19 June, 2015 | comments (24)

The One Max, which was released by HTC back in October 2013, has started receiving the Android 5.0 Lollipop update. Weighing in at around 760MB, the over-the-air (OTA) update is currently rolling out in select Asian and European countries,...

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Nokia Lumia 735 now available on Verizon, $80 on contract

Nokia Lumia 735 now available on Verizon, $80 on contract

18 June, 2015 | comments (6)

Guess what you of 2014, that Nokia Lumia 735 you wanted is finally available on Verizon. Yep, for just $80 and your signature on a 2-year contract you can have your very own LTE-enabled Windows Phone handset. If you like faster upgrades you can also...


HTC One M9+ and E9+ now available for purchase in US

HTC One M9+ and E9+ now available for purchase in US

17 June, 2015 | comments (23)

Although not officially, the HTC One M9+ and One E9+ - which were unveiled in China in April and March this year, respectively - are now available for purchase in the US. Both are available on Amazon. As for the price, while the One M9+...

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Counterclockwise: Nokia 7650, 808, HTC EVO 3D, Galaxy K zoom

Counterclockwise: Nokia 7650, 808, HTC EVO 3D, Galaxy K zoom

15 June, 2015 | comments (4)

Counterclockwise is our weekly mobile tech history lesson and this time we're having a class on mobile cameras. There have been many impressive mobile shooters, but we'll focus on the stranger ones. Camera on a phone The idea of having a...

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Week 24 in review: Galaxy S6 active, Note 5, iOS 9

Week 24 in review: Galaxy S6 active, Note 5, iOS 9

14 June, 2015 | comments (2)

This week saw Apple unveil the new version of iOS but without hardware a Samsung new claimed the top spot – the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S6 active. It stirred fans with its MIL-STD-810G and IP67 ruggedness ratings and its large 3,500mAh battery....


The Top 10 trending phones of week 24

The Top 10 trending phones of week 24

14 June, 2015 | comments (28)

We knew it was a matter of time, and it has finally happened. The Samsung Galaxy S6 has met its match in popularity and has surrendered the crown, after being on top for 14 straight weeks. The Top 10 trending phones chart is a recap list of the...

Tags: Samsung, Asus, Apple


HTC unveils One M9 INK limited edition inspired by body art

HTC unveils One M9 INK limited edition inspired by body art

11 June, 2015 | comments (34)

While sales of the 'vanilla' One M9 aren't going at all as well as HTC had hoped, the Taiwanese company is keeping itself busy by launching various limited edition versions of its flagship smartphone. Not long ago we saw a 24ct gold model in...

Tags: HTC, Android