Galaxy S6 Sales “Nearly” Double Galaxy S5 at T-Mobile in First 10 Days

The Samsung Galaxy S6 hasn’t even officially launched yet (tomorrow is launch day) and T-Mobile has already seen sales of it nearly double that of the Galaxy S5, which was previously the most popular Galaxy phone ever at the carrier. We are talking the first 10 days of availability, but then again, we are also talking a pre-order period. I would imagine those numbers will only increase once the phone becomes widely available.  (more…)

HTC Announces the One M9+ For China With Duo Camera, Fingerprint Sensor, 2K Display

Late last night, HTC made the One M9+ official for China. That’s it – China.

For those who missed the dozen or so leaks that involved the One M9+, think of it as a device similar to the One M9 that will rollout globally in a couple of days, except that it runs a Mediatek Helio X10 processor instead of the Snapdragon 810, has a fingerprint sensor in the middle of the phone’s front-bottom BoomSound speaker, and a Duo Camera on the back (20MP main sensor). Oh, the display has also been bumped up to 5.2-inch and with a 2K resolution.  (more…)

AT&T’s HTC One M8 Should Get Lollipop Today

Owners of the AT&T HTC One M8, your Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update is ready! “Technical approval” has been granted, so at any minute, a world of WiFi draining bugs hidden behind the beauty of Material Design will be upon you. It’s glorious, especially if you like charging phones all of the time or noticing your WiFi connection coming and going on the regular. Ahhh, software, we love you.

It’s not all bugs, though! You also get bold colors, fluid animations, and lock screen notifications. Lock screen notifications! Oh, there is a new “battery settings panel” too, which you’ll be staring at constantly trying to figure out why your battery life has been cut in half over night. Hah, yeah.

Go get it!  (more…)

HTC Announces the One M8s, a Cheaper Version of Last Year’s Flagship

We have officially passed April Fools’ Day, but HTC wants to keep the jokes going. The company announced this morning the One M8s, which is basically a clone to last year’s flagship device, the One M8. Featuring an identical body, with a slight difference in thickness, the M8s and M8 only differ mainly in the processor used and the rear-facing camera sensor.  (more…)