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Thousands of HTC investors show up expecting free phones, get motivational speeches and some bread instead

Thousands of HTC investors show up expecting free phones, get motivational speeches and some bread instead

posted: 20 Jun 2014, 05:31

Last year, HTC spoiled its investors well and good by giving away phones, but alas, all the enterprising guests found at the 3-star hotel near Taipei was free thermos, fruit...

Here's how the Fire Phone compares to the iPhone 5s and Xperia Z2 in terms of size

Here's how the Fire Phone compares to the iPhone 5s and Xperia Z2 in terms of size

posted: 19 Jun 2014, 07:58

We've asked for it, and the Amazon phone is now a fact. The Fire Phone, as it is called, has just been announced, and by the looks of it, most of our expectations for what the phone is going to be have...

Amazon Fire Phone vs Sony Xperia Z2 vs HTC One M8: specs comparison

Amazon Fire Phone vs Sony Xperia Z2 vs HTC One M8: specs comparison

posted: 18 Jun 2014, 15:17

Amazon's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, is now a reality, and it's price tag of $199 unlocked puts it in a very precarious position -- it's got to prove enticing enough for consumers to stray away from established...

Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE vs HTC M8 vs Sony Xperia Z2 specs comparison

Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE vs HTC M8 vs Sony Xperia Z2 specs comparison

posted: 18 Jun 2014, 06:31

There's nothing like a triple threat match between today's smartphone heavyweights. In one corner, we have the newly announced Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A. This South Korean pretender has an impossibly dense display, thick...

Samsung Galaxy S5 tops our blind camera comparison for the third time in a row, LG G3 close second

Samsung Galaxy S5 tops our blind camera comparison for the third time in a row, LG G3 close second

posted: 16 Jun 2014, 04:26

The votes are in, and the Samsung Galaxy S5 is the winner in our most recent blind camera comparison. In second place, with just three votes less, is the LG G3...

Major HTC Gallery update allows for UFocus bokeh intensity controls, adds new features to Sense 6 devices

Major HTC Gallery update allows for UFocus bokeh intensity controls, adds new features to Sense 6 devices

posted: 09 Jun 2014, 09:44

We recently reviewed this very feature of the One M8 in detail, and compared it with what the competition has to offer, and actually found that it is, indeed, the most reliable...

Living with the HTC One M8: climbing up the ladder

Living with the HTC One M8: climbing up the ladder

posted: 06 Jun 2014, 16:40

Let’s get straight to the point here folks! Amongst the flagship smartphones announced in the first half of 2014, the HTC One M8 is the indisputable king when it comes to design. Very few phone manufacturers, past and present, opt to use...

Dual SIM HTC One (M8) spotted on Russian Federal Communication Agency site

Dual SIM HTC One (M8) spotted on Russian Federal Communication Agency site

posted: 06 Jun 2014, 10:41

The Russian version of the FCC, the Russian Federal Communication Agency (ROSCM), has apparently certified a dual SIM version of the HTC One (M8) for use in the country. Back in April, the VP of HTC Russia, Andrey...

Verizon announces HTC One (M8) in Amber Gold and Glamour Red; both to launch on Thursday

Verizon announces HTC One (M8) in Amber Gold and Glamour Red; both to launch on Thursday

posted: 03 Jun 2014, 22:25

This Thursday, Verizon customers will have a choice between two more versions of the HTC One (M8). Both offer two new colors, as far as Verizon customers are concerned. One is Glamour Red, and...

One (M8) vs Xperia Z2: stereo speakers comparison

One (M8) vs Xperia Z2: stereo speakers comparison

posted: 03 Jun 2014, 09:55

Let's face it - front-firing stereo speakers aren't among the most common smartphone features nowadays. However, we might be heading towards a future where considerably more phone manufacturers opt to include such a setup in their offerings....

Blurry affairs: UFocus (One M8) vs Background defocus (Xperia Z2) vs Google Camera vs a DSLR

Blurry affairs: UFocus (One M8) vs Background defocus (Xperia Z2) vs Google Camera vs a DSLR

posted: 03 Jun 2014, 07:46

Something happened, folks. As if from nowhere, we've suddenly arrived at at a place where lens blurring techniques have suddenly shot up in popularity, particularly with Android manufacturers....

Buy the HTC One (M8) from T-Mobile, and get a free Fetch accessory

Buy the HTC One (M8) from T-Mobile, and get a free Fetch accessory

posted: 01 Jun 2014, 21:38

You might recall that last August, we told you about the HTC Fetch. The Fetch is similar to the Nokia Treasure Tag. You attach the small connected device to something that you can't leave the home without, like a set...

LG G3 QuickCircle vs Galaxy S5 S-View vs One (M8) Dot View cases

LG G3 QuickCircle vs Galaxy S5 S-View vs One (M8) Dot View cases

posted: 30 May 2014, 09:15

Flagship smartphones cost north of $600 these days, if you buy them outright without subsidies, or they may come for less, but bind you with a two-year carrier contract, so they are not an investment to be taken likely....

LG G3 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Sony Xperia Z2 vs HTC One (M8) vs iPhone 5s vs Lumia 930: screen to size ratio comparison

LG G3 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Sony Xperia Z2 vs HTC One (M8) vs iPhone 5s vs Lumia 930: screen to size ratio comparison

posted: 30 May 2014, 05:29

The LG G3 has entered the smartphone arena with a splash with one landmark feature - it's the first phone from a first-tier brand to ship with a Quad HD (1440...

LG G3 smashes the GS5, One (M8) and Z2 in our latest poll

LG G3 smashes the GS5, One (M8) and Z2 in our latest poll

posted: 30 May 2014, 03:03

Right after this week's announcement of the breath-taking LG G3, we published a poll, asking you which of the four major Android flagships of H1 2014 would you prefer. Naturally, we view the LG G3, Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One (M8)...

Do you care if your phone has a replaceable battery?

Do you care if your phone has a replaceable battery?

posted: 29 May 2014, 06:03

Out of the major smartphone manufacturers, only Samsung and LG seem to have remained loyal to the removable battery concept this flagship season. The HTC One (M8) and Sony Xperia Z2 both sport premium designs, crafted out of metal or...

HTC One (M8) ‘Plus’ and ‘Advance’ variations tipped: Quad HD displays, Snapdragon 805, waterproof

HTC One (M8) ‘Plus’ and ‘Advance’ variations tipped: Quad HD displays, Snapdragon 805, waterproof

posted: 29 May 2014, 03:36

It seems that not one, but two extra variations of HTC's One (M8) flagship are in the works, codenamed "Plus" and "Advance," and those monikers might actually be their finalized titles....

M8 vs S5 vs Z2 vs G3: Which H1 2014 flagship would you prefer?

M8 vs S5 vs Z2 vs G3: Which H1 2014 flagship would you prefer?

posted: 28 May 2014, 09:05

The LG G3 is finally here, and with that, we think we aren't expecting any other major flagship smartphones to launch during the first half of the year. This means we can go ahead and ask you which one of all the wonderful...

First LG G3 camera samples get compared with the Galaxy S5, One M8, Note 3, and iPhone 5s

First LG G3 camera samples get compared with the Galaxy S5, One M8, Note 3, and iPhone 5s

posted: 27 May 2014, 16:52

By now, it should be obvious to those who were hanging around during LG's G3 announcement event that the company's new flagship is one sleek device, complete with bleeding edge hardware. As...

LG G3 vs HTC One (M8): first look

LG G3 vs HTC One (M8): first look

posted: 27 May 2014, 16:15

LG's G3 flagship might have arrived the last of them all spring chickens, but unsurprisingly it's the most decked-out. Does HTC's seasonal finest, the One (M8), stand a chance against the Quad HD G3? Let's dole out some initial impressions to help you figure...

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