Posts tagged with: One
  • by | February 12, 2014 6:55 PM

    Motorola may be the name to beat when it comes to offering smartphone users colorful configuration options, but other OEMs have dabbled with the idea of brightening up phones with their own complimentary color schemes. HTC, for instance, may be all about neutral tones and metal these days, but it wasn't that long ago when we saw some bold two-tone looks for the company's 8S Windows Phone model. Now we're learning about some new custom color options HTC is making available, though this time not for a phone, as HTC introduces its custom Double Dip case. The Double Dip is a multi-colored hard ...

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  • by | February 9, 2014 4:48 AM

    The technology world is a fast moving one, and hence, there are more than 100 stories we publish on a weekly basis here on Pocketnow. Those include reviews, videos, editorials, news, and more. With this new, weekly series, we're making it easier for you to look back at the most interesting, exciting, and popular topics of the week, in case you missed anything. Look for the Pocketnow Week in Review every Sunday morning. It contains the most popular ten stories of the week printed on the portal, as well as top videos from our YouTube channel. Additionally, you can also find our Pocketnow ...

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  • by | February 7, 2014 8:05 AM

    The Google Play Edition version of the HTC One has received its Android 4.4.2 KitKat treat mid-December last year, and the European unlocked model, alongside other versions, including some American carrier variants, have started getting the refresh over-the-air at the end of last month. According to recent user reports, the Indian HTC One is currently getting the same update to Android 4.4.2 over-the-air. We're looking at a 330MB file than brings the same enhancements like in the case of the European model -- meaning the OS version bump, cloud printing service, new Bluetooth profiles -- ...

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  • by | February 6, 2014 2:49 PM

    After a brief lull in news about KitKat updates for some of our favorite Android flagships, new tidbits started arriving earlier today, as we learned about the first Galaxy S 4 Android 4.4 updates to reach South Korea. Aside from the GS4, the other Android model that's been demanding a lot of attention for its own KitKat update status has been the HTC One. Late last month, we heard from HTC about the delays it was facing, and how despite delivering updates to US carriers for certification, it could still be a few weeks before everything was approved and on its way out the door. Sprint got ...

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  • by | February 3, 2014 11:52 AM

    Seeing as we just looked at some pretty comprehensive breakdowns of what to expect from both the Samsung Galaxy S 5 and Apple iPhone 6, it seems only fitting that we now take a little time to talk about the other smartphone that's approaching the same kind of heightened pre-launch interest, HTC's M8. Overnight, we brought you news about how HTC could finally be heading down the virtual button route, and now we're hearing a little about the company's plans for the handset's external design. We've seen fan renders, we've seen 3D printed stand-ins, and we've seen what may be cases for the M8, ...

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  • by | February 2, 2014 3:58 AM

    The technology world is a fast moving one, and hence, there are more than 100 stories we publish on a weekly basis here on Pocketnow. Those include reviews, videos, editorials, news, and more. With this new, weekly series, we're making it easier for you to look back at the most interesting, exciting, and popular topics of the week, in case you missed anything. Look for the Pocketnow Week in Review every Sunday morning. It contains the most popular ten stories of the week printed on the portal, as well as top videos from our YouTube channel. Additionally, you can also find our Pocketnow ...

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  • by | January 31, 2014 7:15 PM

    Mere hours ago we told you about the unexpected availability of HTC One Android 4.4 KitKat updates in Canada, despite HTC's apology earlier this week that it wouldn't be able to deliver the software in the US and Canada within the 90 day window it had set out to. The company won points for being open about its failings, and it's not like the update was supposed to take that much longer to arrive. Earlier this evening, when we got word of that Canadian release, we wondered if any of the US carriers might follow suit with some unexpectedly early availability of their own. As if it was ...

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  • by | January 31, 2014 5:20 PM

    No, we're not having Canada Fridays here at Pocketnow (is that a thing? That should be a thing), but we've got a little follow-up to a story from earlier this week that hails to us from the Great White North, as we check out HTC's ongoing progress to make Android 4.4 KitKat updates available for its 2013 flagship, the HTC One. As we told you on Wednesday, HTC announced that it wouldn't be able to quite hit its goal of having HTC One KitKat updates out everywhere by the end of January. It made a good effort, but as things came down to the wire, it became clear to HTC leadership that the ...

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  • by | January 31, 2014 1:34 AM

    If 2013 is of any indication, HTC should play the same card in 2014 too. On February 19 (note, before MWC 2013) HTC announced the One flagship and on July 18 the company unveiled its smaller sibling, the HTC One Mini. This year, the HTC M8 (the One+, One 2, or another name) is expected to be unveiled sometime during the first quarter of the year, bearing the model number 0P6B120 which we initially heard about back in November. According to @evleaks, the 0P6B (only first part of the model number for the M8) will be followed to the market by a certain 0P8B (our note, we're likely looking ...

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  • by | January 29, 2014 4:37 PM

    Back at the start of November, immediately following the launch of the Nexus 5 and introduction of Android 4.4 KitKat, HTC announced its own plans for KitKat update distribution. For the flagship HTC One, the company laid out the order the update would hit certain variants: GPe first, then developer edition, then unlocked, and finally hitting the phones in the hands of US carrier-affiliated users within 90 days... which we're coming right up against. Unfortunately, HTC isn't quite going to make that deadline, as it explains in a statement today. Don't get us wrong; HTC has done pretty well ...

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  • by | January 28, 2014 9:16 AM

    While Android 4.4.2 is already powering the Google Play Edition HTC One, and French carrier SFR estimated that its own One -- hence some carrier variants -- will most likely get the refresh by mid-February, American carrier variants are still waiting for the operators' approval as far as the software update is concerned. Unlocked HTC One devices in Europe are getting the Android 4.4.2 refresh as we speak. The software version you should expect is 4.19.401.8 and the update weighs about 310MB. It should bump your OS version number all the way up to 4.2.2 while bringing some security ...

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  • by | January 27, 2014 11:00 PM

    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Microsoft's new OneDrive, and what this means for SkyDrive customers. We later talk about the additional leaks of a red Google Nexus 5. HTC is next as rumors point to the M8 lacking hardware buttons. We then talk about the Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 and the rumors of a new type of display being included. We end today's show talking about Apple's iPhone 6, sapphire glass, solar panel charging, and how all three will mix together. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Microsoft announces OneDrive, its SkyDrive replacement - This red Nexus 5 ...

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  • by | January 27, 2014 7:55 AM

    You all remember the fan-made render of the HTC M8 we've seen not so long ago. It featured, among some other slight changes, on-screen buttons. HTC went with a physical button layout for the One line-up (including the One, One Mini, and One Max), but apparently, according to @evleaks, the M8 will have its buttons on the screen, pretty much like the fan-concept we've seen earlier. The HTC M8 will be the successor of the HTC One (M7) from 2013, and it is for the moment tentatively called the One+. While some reports claim HTC will show it off on the MWC show floor in Barcelona, others ...

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  • by | January 24, 2014 11:54 PM

    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Apple's confirmation that there are no plans to merge OS X with iOS in the near future. Motorola follows the news as the Moto X is going to be on Sale this Monday, January 27th, and the deal is very good. HTC is next as those of you expecting Android 4.4 KitKat on your US variants may see the update in the next coming days. The Google Nexus 5 follows as we get new leaks of the phone in red. We end today's show talking about Qualcomm and how it just acquired Palm's patents from HP. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Apple puts the ...

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  • by | January 24, 2014 5:11 AM

    Mid-February is what some European carriers, like SFR from France, predict when it comes to the official Android 4.4 KitKat update for the HTC One. While unlocked versions might receive the refresh earlier --and there are already reports of it being sent out-- American carrier flavors will not lag that much behind. According to the latest official information from HTC, the 4.4 update has been sent to carriers and is currently undergoing testing and certification stages. Those rocking an HTC One on AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, or Verizon, should expect, according to the manufacturer, ...

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