This is exactly what HTC needs amidst all the bad news of high profile departures and company instability. Although the company originally denied that this would be happening, it looks like an HTC One with a pure Google experience might be on its way. And very soon too.
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An unnamed HTC executive has told The Wall Street Journal that 5 million HTC One units have been sold since its global release roughly one month ago. It isn’t clear if this 5 million is the actual number of devices sold to end users or the number of devices sold [...]Read More »
It’s kind of hard to deny that the HTC One hardware is one of the most beautiful available today. To a number of people in the industry, it matches the quality build of the iPhone, maybe even surpass it. So a releasing a video about the phone is made is [...]Read More »
Oh, HTC. It’s a little sad that amazing phones like the HTC One will get buried by Samsung’s Galaxy S 4 (and their aggressive marketing campaigns), because if anything, the phone is pretty darn solid. But like how our very own Ashraf wrote some time ago, HTC just doesn’t seem [...]Read More »
How to root HTC One on Android Jelly Bean, unlock bootloader, and install ClockworkMod recovery [Guide]
HTC has created the One to directly compete with Samsung’s Galaxy S4. The HTC One is a massive powerhouse, but all that power is locked up tight without root access. This guide will walk you through unlocking your bootloader, installing CWM custom recovery, and rooting your device.
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HTC One delayed because suppliers feel HTC “is no longer a tier-one customer”, HTC CEO to resign if phone is not a hit
HTC’s 2013 flagship phone was originally supposed to be available in mid-March. It was supposed to be available right now, actually. But then the phone was delayed to March 29th or early April, depending no the market. Now, thanks to a report from The Wall Street Journal, we’re finding [...]Read More »
In a recent interview with Business Insider, president of the North American division of HTC, Mike Woodward showed some relief over what Samsung announced during their highly anticipated event.
As you probably know by now, the Galaxy S 4 features a design that too dissimilar from that of its [...]Read More »
After Samsung’s announcement last night, the stage has been set for the battle for Android phone supremacy. While Samsung has completely dominated as of late, Sony’s Xperia Z and the HTC One look primed to make things a little more interesting this time around (hopefully). HTC’s flagship for 2013 isn’t [...]Read More »
Samsung has received kudos for its clever marketing over the past few years, especially its attacks on Apple vis-a-vis iSheep ads. It looks as if Samsung is not the only one with marketing chops — HTC and LG know how to get in on the action, too.
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Prior to last year, HTC followed the pollute-the-market-with-as-many-phones-as-possible approach instead of the create-a-brand approach. But, after the post-iPhone 4S slaughter, HTC realized they will never be able to fight off Apple and Samsung without a brand that is as recognizable, if not more, than iPhone and Galaxy S. So HTC [...]Read More »
HTC One is official: Android’s latest baby has 4.7-inch 1080p screen (468ppi), quad-core 1.7GHz Snapdragon, 2GB RAM, and ‘UltraPixel’ camera
After all the rumors and leaks, HTC has officially announced their latest flagship phone, the HTC One. The phone features a 4.7-inch 1080p screen at 468ppi, making it one of the highest — if not the highest — pixel density in the smartphone market (for now anyway). Other specs include [...]Read More »
Woah, is that a BlackBerry Z10 with an HTC logo? Oh, an iPhone 5 with an HTC logo? My bad. That’s the HTC One!
The company’s latest flagship possesses quite a few similarities to the star devices of their competitors, and it’s looking actually quite good for it. While previous [...]Read More »
Before looking at any statistics, most people are aware that the current dominators of the handset market are Apple and Samsung. Just how dominant were the two rivals during 2012? According to Canaccord Genuity, Apple and Samsung accounted for 103% of handset profits for the entire year.
Apple had 69 [...]Read More »
If there was any doubt that HTC’s upcoming flagship phone was going to be called the M7, let this video end it all. In a year-end party held in their home country of Taiwan, HTC CEO Peter Chou leads the company on-stage in a series of enthusiastic chants — one [...]Read More »
HTC to unveil new flagship phone in February with 13 MP camera, 4.7-inch 468 ppi screen, 1.7GHz quad-core, and 2GB RAM [Rumor]
According to a report on Unwired View, HTC may be prepping the next great Android phone for unveiling early next year. The HTC M7 is rumored to improve the current One X in almost every aspect: a 1.7GHz Snapdragon quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB storage memory and the almost-standard [...]Read More »
HTC says it is not paying Apple $6-8 per phone, and court tells Apple to reveal details of Apple-HTC agreement to Samsung
Last week HTC and Apple signed a 10-year cross-licensing agreement allowing them to use each others patented technology. While the official details about the agreement were not released, an analyst estimated HTC would pay Apple $6-$8 per Android device sold. The analyst is wrong, according to HTC’s CEO Peter Chou.[...]Read More »
So you bought the beast known as HTC Droid DNA (for Verizon Wireless). Now you want to root it and install ClockworkMod Recovery. This guide shows you exactly how to do that.
Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful “how to”. Ashraf and dotTech are not responsible for any [...]Read More »
The new Droid DNA: Android’s latest beast comes with full HD 1920×1080 display, quad-core, 2G RAM, and LTE
HTC and Verizon Wireless have just announced their latest partnership, the Droid DNA by HTC. Its most notable feature is its 5-inch full HD 1080p 1920×1080 screen (440 ppi), the same resolution that we see on our large HDTVs and computer monitors. It’s also one of the most powerful Android [...]Read More »
Samsung forces Apple to pay 20% extra for mobile processors, while Apple makes HTC pay $8 per device royalties
If you are Samsung, what do you do when one of your largest customers (Apple — they purchase billions of dollars worth of components from Samsung each year) is attacking you through litigation? You make them pay more for the parts they buy from you!
You see all the processors [...]Read More »
My, what do we have here. Apple and HTC have finally settled their legal differences and have agreed to a 10 year cross-licensing patent arrangement that ends all current legal disputes and allows HTC and Apple to have access to each others patents (present and future) for the next ten [...]Read More »
Rooting your AT&T HTC One X will help you to enjoy the power of your device to the extent you command it to. Please note that this guide is applicable only to AT&T HTC One X with firmware versions 1.73 and 1.82.
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TeamWin Recovery Project (TWRP) is one among the most popular custom recoveries for Android devices. ClockworkMod (CWM) recovery and TeamWin Recovery Project (TWRP) recovery are so extensive that a regular Android user can’t deny the temptation to replace their boring stock recovery (the default recovery that comes with the device) [...]Read More »
Rooting your Sprint HTC EVO 4G LTE will help you get the maximum out of it, breaking the chains (and bla bla bla…). Simply put, rooting an Android device will help you to get the device to work the way you want, rather than adjusting yourself to use the device [...]Read More »
Who is the most satisfied with their smartphone? iSheep? Fandroids? According to the 2012 Wireless Smartphone Satisfaction Study by J.D. Power and Associates, people who purchase Apple are.
In its study J.D. Power asked consumers to rate their smartphone on four criteria (performance, physical design, features, and ease of operation) [...]Read More »
Appeal aside, Apple has effectively defeated the largest Android manufacturer — and coincidentally Apple’s biggest competitor — in the United States. There are the obvious upfront consequences of this loss, such as Samsung paying Apple a handsome sum of a little more than $1 billion and potential injunctions against guilty [...]Read More »
In a droptest between the Galaxy S II and iPhone 4S, we saw how much more durable the Galaxy S II was (at least in that specific test) than Apple’s iPhone 4S. Curious how the iPhone 4S stands up against Android’s latest flagship devices, Samsung Galaxy S III and HTC [...]Read More »
UPDATE: This root method has been blocked. Please see this guide for the new root method.
The HTC One X is a bit notorious for its rooting procedure, but we will show you how to the easy way.
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If device thickness is an important factor for you, then iPhone 5 may be the one for you. Chinese blog Apple.pro is reporting that Apple Daily, a Taiwan paper, has published a report on the iPhone 5. That report includes specifics on the final physical measurements of the iPhone [...]Read More »
Apple and Microsoft are both going after Android for violating patents. However, their end goals are completely different. While Apple looks to ban the competition from competing, Microsoft looks to create a revenue stream by forcing licensing deals. Microsoft’s strategy is, literally, paying off.
According to unofficial reports (Microsoft does [...]Read More »
Apple vs Samsung is raging, as is Microsoft vs Motorola. Time to open a new front in the war of smartphones: Android vs Micro-ple.
Eastman Kodak Co., once a booming photography company, is filing for bankruptcy. As part of the bankruptcy proceedings, Kodak is sell 1,100 patents it owns. On [...]Read More »
Earlier this month we learned Android comprises of roughly 50% of smartphone sales in Q2 2012; and, last year we learned Samsung is the new leader in smartphones, snatching the spot for #1 smartphone maker from Apple. So it shouldn’t be very surprising when I tell you Apple and Samsung [...]Read More »
Who has three letters in its name and just brought down the hammer on pretty much every company in the mobile device industry? No, it isn’t Apple. Or Google. Or Microsoft. Or Samsung. Or [insert name here]. That would be NTP my friends.
NTP Inc. is a patent “holding” company [...]Read More »
Recently, a US court had ruled out Apple’s request to bring an emergency ban on the import of HTC devices in the country, which Apple claimed to have violated a number of Apple’s patents. At the same time, Apple had filed lawsuits against HTC in UK and Germany (the German [...]Read More »
Apple is a name that has been in the headlines for quite some time now, with Apple seemingly trying to sue all the possible Android manufacturers. “Apple vs HTC” had recently seen a US court blocking HTC from using the patents assigned to it by Google.
The latest development in [...]Read More »