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…)
This morning, HTC pushed an update to its Blinkfeed app on Google Play that introduces a new name to the product (it’s now called Sense Home), along with a couple of features that were supposed to be big selling points for the yet-to-be-released HTC One M9. We are talking themes, a theme store, and HTC’s Sense Home widget, all in the update. (more…)
While the world was opening up pre-orders for the Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, and HTC One M9 on March 27, Verizon held back because they are a “leader, not a follower.” Thankfully, today is April 1, the super serious, perfect day to do anything on the internet. Yep, Verizon pre-orders are now live for the three Android flagships that will dominate headlines for the foreseeable future.
The Galaxy S6 comes in black, gold, or white, and starts at $24.99 per month on Edge, $199 with a 2-year contract, or $599 at full retail. The Galaxy S6 Edge comes in the same colors, but starts slightly higher at $29.16 per month on Edge, $299 with a 2-year contract, or $699 at full retail. The HTC One M9 is the same price as the Galaxy S6 and comes in either silver or gunmetal grey.
Just a quick heads-up, but if you were planning to pre-order the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, or HTC One M9 from Verizon tomorrow (April 1), know that the listings will go live at 3AM ET (12:00AM PDT). In other words, east coasters, you won’t be able to buy these phones right at midnight, you will instead have to wait a couple of hours. As for you west coasters, well, you do get to click “buy” at midnight. (more…)
According to HTC’s Mo Versi, the One M7 on AT&T should see its Lollipop as early as today. In a Tweet sent yesterday afternoon, Versi noted that they had received “technical approval” on the update and that it would start March 31.
We are still waiting for AT&T to post details of the update, but once that happens, we will update this post.
Let us know if you see it! (more…)
Having been leaked over the course of the past couple of weeks, the One E9+ from HTC is now official for overseas markets. The device features a 5.5″ ultra-HD “2K” display (534ppi), 20MP rear-facing camera, MediaTek-made octa-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, microSD slot, BoomSound speakers, dual SIM slots, and 4G LTE connectivity. (more…)