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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...

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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...

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HTC cancels Lollipop update for One mini 2

HTC cancels Lollipop update for One mini 2

02 May, 2015 | comments (60)

Back in October last year, HTC confirmed that the One mini 2 will receive an Android 5.0 Lollipop update, but now it looks like the update has been cancelled. Responding to a query on Twitter (see below), the company said it has determined...

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Counterclockwise: Nokia N8 and Lumia 930, Android minis

Counterclockwise: Nokia N8 and Lumia 930, Android minis

05 April, 2015 | comments (23)

Each weekend we trawl our news archives for interesting events over the past several years around this time of the year – late April/early March for today's edition of Counterclockwise. We see the jump between the Nokia N8, one of its earlier camera...

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HTC's Lollipop update schedule leaks, original One is next

HTC's Lollipop update schedule leaks, original One is next

14 January, 2015 | comments (48)

Yesterday the HTC One (M8) started receiving the update to Android 5.0 Lollipop in earnest, after the original rollout for the Google Play Edition units last month. Now the Developer Edition version joins in on the Lollipop fun - but not only that,...


HTC One (M8) and One (M7) GPE to get Lollipop this Friday

HTC One (M8) and One (M7) GPE to get Lollipop this Friday

19 November, 2014 | comments (39)

Last week, HTC promised the Android 5.0. Lollipop update for the Google Play Edition One (M8) and One (M7) would be coming early this week. Sadly, due to delays and unforeseen bugs, the update launch date has been pushed to this Friday. Mo...

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HTC One Mini 2 gets a pink version in the UK

HTC One Mini 2 gets a pink version in the UK

23 October, 2014 | comments (3)

If you're interested in the HTC One Mini 2, but so far haven't found its color variations appealing, then this is for you. Aside from the grey and gold hues which have been available for quite a while, over in the UK Carphone Warehouse has...

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Here are the droids confirmed to get 5.0 Lollipop so far

Here are the droids confirmed to get 5.0 Lollipop so far

19 October, 2014 | comments (204)

Google officially announced Android 5.0 Lollipop recently, and while that is great news and all, unless you are among the minority that is on Nexus or Google Play edition devices, what you are really looking for is when the OEMs, or the OEM of your...


HTC One, One (M8), One mini and mini 2 to get Android 5.0 Lollipop

HTC One, One (M8), One mini and mini 2 to get Android 5.0 Lollipop

16 October, 2014 | comments (73)

HTC has responded a lot of questions on Twitter about its plans about Android 5.0 Lollipop. The new version of the OS was detailed a while ago, but its official premiere was yesterday with the Motorola Nexus 6 and HTC Nexus 9...


HTC Desire Eye has 13MP selfie camera, S801 chipset

HTC Desire Eye has 13MP selfie camera, S801 chipset

08 October, 2014 | comments (89)

There was a lot of speculation what the Eye will be, well it turns out it's the new Desire flagship. The HTC Desire Eye can be seen as an upgrade over the HTC One (E8) as it takes the 13MP camera with dual-LED flash from the back and brings it...

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HTC doubles available Google Drive storage for new owners

HTC doubles available Google Drive storage for new owners

02 September, 2014 | comments (14)

HTC doubled the available Google Drive storage for new owners of its high-end and mid-range smartphones. Going forward, users will have 100GB available free of charge for two years. To redeem the offer, you need to simply launch the preloaded...

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Verizon announces the HTC One Remix, available on July 24

Verizon announces the HTC One Remix, available on July 24

23 July, 2014 | comments (8)

Verizon has just announced the HTC One Remix, its branded version of the HTC One Mini 2. Apart from heavy carrier branding, the phone is virtually unchanged from its original form. That means the One Remix comes with a 4.5" HD display and a...

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HTC One Remix rumored to land at Verizon on July 24

HTC One Remix rumored to land at Verizon on July 24

21 July, 2014 | comments (2)

For some reason, Verizon decided to call its version of the HTC One Mini 2 the HTC One Remix. This phone first got leaked back in May, but so far it hasn't been made official by the carrier. That might change very soon, though. According to well...

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Week 29 in review: LG G3 S and Lumia Cyan update

Week 29 in review: LG G3 S and Lumia Cyan update

19 July, 2014 | comments (2)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 29 of 2014 wasn't as busy as the past few weeks, but it still brought us some cool hardware and brought news of several major...


HTC One mini is now getting Sense 6 update

HTC One mini is now getting Sense 6 update

17 July, 2014 | comments (16)

HTC One mini is now getting the company's latest Sense 6.0 UI via a software update. Currently it is rolling out in stages across Europe, but barring any issues with it, the update should go global shortly after. In addition to HTC Sense 6...


HTC catches a break, posts net profit in Q2

HTC catches a break, posts net profit in Q2

03 July, 2014 | comments (40)

It looks like the tough times at HTC might be coming to an end. The Taiwanese manufacturer posted a net profit before tax of NT$2.76 billion (roughly $92 million) in Q2 which ended on June 30. HTC’s operating profit for the quarter was...

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A leaked HTC roadmap details future firmware updates

A leaked HTC roadmap details future firmware updates

30 June, 2014 | comments (28)

We love leaked roadmaps. The popular tipster LlabTooFeR is giving us another spicy document detailing the upcoming firmware updates for the latest HTC smartphones. The recently announced and launched Android 4.4.4 KitKat revision will become...


Samsung Galaxy S5 mini leaks in high-res pics, specs in tow

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini leaks in high-res pics, specs in tow

10 June, 2014 | comments (75)

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini has been in our rumor mill for quite a while, but today we are finally getting to see the real deal. We can got high-res live pictures of the S5 mini plus a comparison shot with its bigger Galaxy S5 sibling. Samsung...

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HTC sales fall again despite love for the One M8

HTC sales fall again despite love for the One M8

03 June, 2014 | comments (88)

The month of May brings some grim news for HTC, as the Taiwanese manufacturer suffered a dip in sales, despite seeing signs of positive growth in March and April. The launch of the HTC One M8 looked like it would reverse the downward trend that...

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HTC One (E8) to cost just $450 in China

HTC One (E8) to cost just $450 in China

03 June, 2014 | comments (34)

The HTC One (E8), previously known as One M8 Ace became official earlier today. It's essentially a One (M8) version with a plastic body and 13 MP camera like the ones in the Desire 816 and HTC One mini 2. What we didn't know is how much we would be...

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