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Google Play Edition devices go extinct: the HTC One (M8) GPE is no longer available

Google Play Edition devices go extinct: the HTC One (M8) GPE is no longer available

posted: 21 Jan 2015, 18:25

Google is no longer selling Play Edition devices - so if you want a new handset or tablet that runs stock Android you need to buy a Nexus...

HTC One (M9) pictured next to HTC One (M8); changes seen between the two models

HTC One (M9) pictured next to HTC One (M8); changes seen between the two models

posted: 21 Jan 2015, 12:58

Just the other day, we showed you a picture that allegedly revealed a prototype of the HTC One (M9). Looking very much like the current HTC flagship model, the back of the device reveals a larger camera...

10 of the greatest HTC One (M8) screen protectors

10 of the greatest HTC One (M8) screen protectors

posted: 20 Jan 2015, 09:38

In the market for a HTC One (M8) screen protector! Oh, there's plenty to choose from! Whether it is PET-film, military-grade TPU, or chemically strengthened glass that you're after, you will find many alternatives to consider. After all,...

Android 4.4.4 comes to AT&T's HTC One (M8), not Android 5.0

Android 4.4.4 comes to AT&T's HTC One (M8), not Android 5.0

posted: 19 Jan 2015, 22:14

AT&T's HTC One (M8) received an update on Monday. Not so fast. It is not the eagerly awaited Android 5.0 build that came to the phone OTA, but was Android 4.4.4 instead. In addition, the phone now supports HD Voice and the update...

Unlocked HTC One (M8) receives Android 5.0 in Malaysia

Unlocked HTC One (M8) receives Android 5.0 in Malaysia

posted: 18 Jan 2015, 22:59

HTC had promised that the HTC One (M8) will receive Android 5.0 no later than 90 days after the final version of the update is handed in by Google. Since that took place in November, we expect all versions of the manufacturer's flagship...

HTC One (M8) Developer Edition now receiving Android 5.0 update

HTC One (M8) Developer Edition now receiving Android 5.0 update

posted: 13 Jan 2015, 11:32

One of our loyal readers has sent us screenshots showing that his HTC One (M8) Developer Edition has just received the Android 5.0 update. This means that we are getting closer to the update for the regular carrier branded...

HTC One (M8) caught on video running Android 5.0.1 Lollipop with Sense UI on top

HTC One (M8) caught on video running Android 5.0.1 Lollipop with Sense UI on top

posted: 13 Jan 2015, 01:40

HTC promised it will be updating the flagship One (M8) with Android 5.0 Lollipop by the end of this month when it got Google's source code at the beginning of November, and the project is gearing up for...

HTC One (M7) caught on video with Android 5.0 and Sense 6.0

HTC One (M7) caught on video with Android 5.0 and Sense 6.0

posted: 10 Jan 2015, 10:10

With HTC One (M8) owners just one to two weeks away from receiving the Android 5.0 update, a video posted on social media shows an HTC One (M7) running the latest build of Android. HTC Sense 6.0 is also on board. The video shows...

HTC One (M8) Android 5.0 Lollipop update almost ready: coming in 1-2 weeks

HTC One (M8) Android 5.0 Lollipop update almost ready: coming in 1-2 weeks

posted: 07 Jan 2015, 15:54

The HTC One (M8) is finally about to start getting updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop. The Android 5 update for the HTC One (M8) is about to start rolling out in one to two weeks...

HTC Desire 826 vs HTC One (M8): first look

HTC Desire 826 vs HTC One (M8): first look

posted: 07 Jan 2015, 07:52

Boasting roughly the same hardware capabilities, but upping the screen resolution to 1080p and running Androdi 5.0 out of the box, the Desire 826 is positioned as cheaper, but no less capable alternative to the HTC One (M8)...

Asus ZenFone 2 vs HTC One (M8): first look

Asus ZenFone 2 vs HTC One (M8): first look

posted: 06 Jan 2015, 14:48

Asus was one of the few smartphone manufacturers to unveil a slew of new smartphones at this year's CES at Las Vegas. Beyond a reasonable doubt, the Asus ZenFone 2 was the highlight of the show - the reason, of course, are the hefty and never-before...

First camera samples with ZenFone 2 vs Note 4 vs iPhone 6 Plus mark it as a low-light star

First camera samples with ZenFone 2 vs Note 4 vs iPhone 6 Plus mark it as a low-light star

posted: 06 Jan 2015, 13:49

We snapped a few photos with the ZenFone 2 against the Note 4 and HTC One (M8) in the dimly-lit expo rooms where the ZenFone 2 lair was situated, and found out that what Asus claims about...

HTC One (M8) and other HTC handsets released this year could get Sense 7 UI as soon as May 2015

HTC One (M8) and other HTC handsets released this year could get Sense 7 UI as soon as May 2015

posted: 24 Dec 2014, 14:33

No, HTC didn't confirm the existence of Sense 7 UI, but this should be out next year anyway - most likely debuting on the HTC Hima...

This is what Lollipop and Sense will look like on the HTC One (M8)

This is what Lollipop and Sense will look like on the HTC One (M8)

posted: 21 Dec 2014, 16:24

If you own the HTC One (M8), you might be curious about the Lollipop update. What will the latest and greatest version of Android look like in combination with Sense? LlabTooFeR has posted some screenshots of Android...

Android 5.0 Lollipop update for HTC One (M8) and M7 to start rolling January 3rd

Android 5.0 Lollipop update for HTC One (M8) and M7 to start rolling January 3rd

posted: 16 Dec 2014, 02:40

HTC promised to update its flagships within 90 days of receiving the Android 5.0 Lollipop source code from Google, released November 3rd. That makes the beginning of February the self-imposed deadline...

PhoneArena Awards 2014: Best product designs

PhoneArena Awards 2014: Best product designs

posted: 09 Dec 2014, 17:24

Imagine picking up a brand new smartphone for the first time. Chances are that your first impressions will be influenced mostly by the product's design – by the way it looks, by the way it works, by whether it feels "right" in your palm or not...

Outstanding custom Android ROMs for the HTC One (M8)

Outstanding custom Android ROMs for the HTC One (M8)

posted: 09 Dec 2014, 09:38

Rumors for the HTC One (M9) are already making the rounds, suggesting that the Taiwan-based manufacturer might be prepping a beastly flagship for 2015, but at the moment, the One (M8) is still the undisputed forerrunner and crowned king...

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HTC is "on track" to update carrier versions of One (M8) and One (M7) to Lollipop by February

posted: 05 Dec 2014, 20:42

If you have a carrier version of HTC's One (M8) or One (M7), you'll receive an official update to Lollipop in early February - or possibly sooner...

Great deals on refurbished iPhones and Android smartphones

Great deals on refurbished iPhones and Android smartphones

posted: 05 Dec 2014, 04:19

Having a new phone feels nice. Having a new phone that you bought on the cheap feels even nicer. That's why posts where we share the latest sales and discounts draw quite a bit of interest. Great deals on smartphones, however,...

HTC One (M8) Google Play edition to get updated later today to Android 5.0

HTC One (M8) Google Play edition to get updated later today to Android 5.0

posted: 04 Dec 2014, 23:23

A late tweet from HTC executive Mo Versi reveals that the manufacurer has now received technical approval from Google, and will start pushing out the Android 5.0 update to the HTC One (M8) Google Play edition...

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