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Galaxy S6 sales on T-Mobile “nearly double those” of S5

Galaxy S6 sales on T-Mobile “nearly double those” of S5

09 April, 2015 | comments (57)

T-Mobile US announced that sales of Samsung Galaxy S6 are “nearly double those of the Galaxy S5” in the first ten days of offering the device. The Big Magenta began shipping pre-orders of the new smartphone to its customers last week. The...


Sony Z Ultra Google Play Edition gets android 5.1 Lollipop

Sony Z Ultra Google Play Edition gets android 5.1 Lollipop

08 April, 2015 | comments (21)

Android 5.1 Lollipop began seeding to Sony Z Ultra Google Play Edition. Sony’s phablet is the latest stock Android device to receive the update - the Google Play editions HTC One (M8) and LG G Pad 8.3 also got the treatment over past couple of...


Android 5.1 Lollipop is now seeding to HTC One (M8) GPE

Android 5.1 Lollipop is now seeding to HTC One (M8) GPE

07 April, 2015 | comments (18)

Android 5.1 Lollipop is now seeding to HTC One (M8) Google Play Edition. The new firmware is seeding to the device over-the-air. The update is a tad larger than 244MB. It brings a host of bug fixes and improvements to the smartphone headed by...

Tags: HTC, Android


AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S4 is now receiving Lollipop update

AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S4 is now receiving Lollipop update

07 April, 2015 | comments (40)

It looks like the HTC One (M8) isn't the only handset sold by AT&T that's getting a new Android version today. The latest update to Android 5.0 Lollipop is now rolling out to Samsung Galaxy S4 devices bought from AT&T. The Galaxy S4 has been on the...


HTC One (M8) for AT&T will get Android 5.0 tomorrow

HTC One (M8) for AT&T will get Android 5.0 tomorrow

06 April, 2015 | comments (11)

HTC One (M8) owners on AT&T in the United States will begin receiving Android Lollipop tomorrow. Mo Versi, HTC's VP of product management announced on Twitter that the update has received technical approval. AT&T HTC One (M8) Owners! We just...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One M8s brings 13MP cam, S615 SoC to the former flagship

HTC One M8s brings 13MP cam, S615 SoC to the former flagship

02 April, 2015 | comments (27)

With April 1 in our rear view mirror we don't doubt the legitimacy of new announcements, but this one had us raising our eyebrows. HTC revamped its 2014 flagship with a new camera and chipset and dubbed it the HTC One M8s. The updated design...

Tags: HTC, Android


Counterclockwise: HTC Dream, Galaxy S, Xperia

Counterclockwise: HTC Dream, Galaxy S, Xperia

28 March, 2015 | comments (6)

Counterclockwise is a weekly write-up that looks back on the history of mobile devices, concentrating on the current time of the year – late March in this case. This time around we got caught up tracking the launches of the flagship Android phones...

Tags: Misc


Updated: HTC One M9 found to overheat in benchmark test

Updated: HTC One M9 found to overheat in benchmark test

16 March, 2015 | comments (192)

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 chipset may have been found to run cooler than the 801 in some parts, but it looks like it may be leading to some overheating issues after all. Specifically, we're talking about the HTC One M9, which employs the Snapdragon...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One M9 now up for pre-order in the UK

HTC One M9 now up for pre-order in the UK

09 March, 2015 | comments (16)

Now that MWC is over, the gates have been opened on the hotly-anticipated flagships of 2015. UK retailer Carphone Warehouse has listed the HTC One M9 for pre-order at £580, phone only. You get a complete list of carrier and plan options as well,...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One (M8) for Verizon gets Android 5.0 Lollipop

HTC One (M8) for Verizon gets Android 5.0 Lollipop

04 March, 2015 | comments (32)

Android 5.0 Lollipop is now seeding to HTC One (M8) for Verizon Wireless. The Big Red version of the smartphone is the latest to receive the update - HTC One (M8) for Sprint and T-Mobile already got the treatment. The update is available...


HTC One M8s with slower CPU to replace the One (M8) soon

HTC One M8s with slower CPU to replace the One (M8) soon

02 March, 2015 | comments (52)

HTC is soon going to stop selling the One (M8), its flagship from last year. In its place the Taiwanese company will offer the One M8s, a device which will be almost identical to the one it's going to replace. The one difference will be in the...

Tags: HTC, Android


Here's which US and UK carriers will have the HTC One M9

Here's which US and UK carriers will have the HTC One M9

01 March, 2015 | comments (8)

The HTC One M9 announcement is still fresh in our minds and carriers are riding the wave of hype and excitement to start preregistrations for the new metal-clad flagship. USA Sprint has revealed it will launch the HTC One M9 in early...


HTC One (M9) seemingly shown in press renders

HTC One (M9) seemingly shown in press renders

24 February, 2015 | comments (63)

Naturally, information about the HTC One (M9) has been leaking a lot lately, since the Taiwanese company's next flagship smartphone is due to be made official this Sunday. Now though, we may have the clearest look yet at the One (M9). What you...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One (M9) images, specs leak in an online listing

HTC One (M9) images, specs leak in an online listing

22 February, 2015 | comments (119)

HTC is ready to unveil the new HTC One smartphone on March 1 and the company can barely contain the excitement. Recently leaked specs state that the HTC One (M9) will feature an Ultrapixel selfie camera. A German retailer Cyberport.de...

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Counterclockwise: HTC One X, Nokia N86, Sony Ericsson Satio

Counterclockwise: HTC One X, Nokia N86, Sony Ericsson Satio

22 February, 2015 | comments (11)

Do you know which Symbian phone had an adjustable aperture on its camera? We do. That knowledge is ancient lore by now (from 2009) and has little bearing on the phone market today. Other than to grumble why modern phones don't do that and to write...

Tags: Misc


Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge tops Geekbench results

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge tops Geekbench results

18 February, 2015 | comments (115)

The rumor mill followed Samsung's choice of chipset for the Galaxy S6 duo in great detail. Leaked benchmarks show that going with its in-house Exynos 7420 chipset was a solid decision. The chipset is built on the company's 14nm process and includes...


HTC Butterfly 3 tipped to have a 5.2-inch display

HTC Butterfly 3 tipped to have a 5.2-inch display

18 February, 2015 | comments (10)

The HTC Butterfly 2 is only six months old and yet we're starting to hear of its planned replacement. The Butterfly 3 is said to pack a 5.2-inch WQHD screen, as reported on the @upleaks Тwitter feed. A quick search on Wikipedia will...

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HTC's upcoming flagship to be called HTC One M9?

HTC's upcoming flagship to be called HTC One M9?

16 February, 2015 | comments (14)

HTC's upcoming flagship, which we have been referring to as the HTC One (M9) until now, given that its predecessor was called the HTC One (M8), apparently carries the moniker "HTC One M9" (i.e., M9 without brackets). The name is mentioned...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One (M8) $150 off this weekend, Re camera 25% off

HTC One (M8) $150 off this weekend, Re camera 25% off

14 February, 2015 | comments (8)

HTC says happy President's Day with price cuts to select products, including the outgoing HTC One (M8) flagship and the Re camera. You can grab the One (M8) straight from HTC's online store in the US at $500, $150 off its usual price. The...

Tags: HTC, Android


New rumors state Galaxy S6 will offer wireless charging

New rumors state Galaxy S6 will offer wireless charging

12 February, 2015 | comments (18)

The rumors about Samsung's next highly-anticipated flagship phone just keep pouring in. Controversy is at an all-time high and it seems that leaks are starting to contradict themselves more and more. One of the more widely spread opinions on the...