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    While some versions of the phone have already received the HTC One Android 4.4.2 KitKat update (like the Google Play Edition, some US versions, as well as Indian and European variants), others are just now getting a notification that the firmware is available. This was the case with our UK unlocked HTC One the other day, and it looks like HTC is pulling the plug temporarily. An official statement from the manufacturer says: "we are aware that a limited number of HTC users are experiencing difficulties with the KitKat update. As a result, all FOTA updates have been temporarily suspended. ...

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    The first few months of each year are a very important time for mobile manufacturers. The second week of the year is the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas, where thousands of consumer electronic makers flood to the city to showcase the latest and greatest to affiliates, the press and, thus, the rest of the world. Each year, there are a handful of new, attention-grabbing handsets unveiled in Vegas. A month and a half after CES wraps-up, Mobile World Congress begins in Barcelona, Spain. By nature, the mobile-centric show is a solid launch platform for new smartphones and tablets. At MWC ...

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    With MWC wrapping-up (tomorrow is the last official day), HTC is seizing upon the opportunity to redirect our attention from all the new MWC 2014 launches to its own big launch event, the all new HTC One we expect it to reveal in just under a month, on March 25. As we try to work out some more of the details regarding this new hardware (like just what's going on with those dual rear cameras), HTC is getting a lot bolder with what it's saying about the launch event, and today publishes a teaser video where it unambiguously talks about its plans for the all new HTC One. The video starts off ...

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    Part of what makes the Mobile World Congress such a special event to cover – as opposed to a trade show like CES – is that its focus is so specific to the mobile industry. That gives the manufacturers involved the opportunity to really put their smartphones and tablets front and center, not drowned out by new gaming consoles, HDTVs, and connected appliances. The organization behind all of this is the GSM Association (yeah – like from the phone standard), and in addition to putting on this whole shindig, the GSMA recognizes some of the companies, products, and services that really ...

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    All done getting introduced to HTC's new Desire 816 thanks to our hands-on video? All right, then: you're all set to see how the 816 measures-up to HTC's flagship One series, and we laid them all out at MWC 2014 to give you a proper sense of scale. Make no mistake: just because the Desires may be more budget-focused devices doesn't mean that the Ones will dwarf the 816. This guy is still a phablet, after all. And while it may not have the sleek metal design of the Ones, its straightforward, sharp look makes the 816 attractive in its own right. Take a step back, and you might just mistake ...

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    We just showed you how the new Xperia M2 from Sony looks in comparison to HTC's midrange One Mini, but the M2 wasn't the only new Xperia brought with it to the MWC this morning; we also got the Xperia Z2 flagship. Sensing the opportunity for a logical extension to that M2/One Mini comparison, we decided to whip out a trusty HTC One to see how that phone measures against the Z2. Really, we're looking at a lot of differences here; the screen resolutions may be the same, but after that things start going down their own respective paths. Arguably, the most significant point of departure ...

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    MWC is just around the corner, and the big names involved have been scheduling press events to share news of their latest products. Companies like Samsung, Sony, and Nokia have distributed their invitations, but there's been one name absent: HTC. Earlier this week, HTC execs said that invites to its presumed M8 launch would head out in about two weeks, meaning MWC is out of the running – this will likely be an HTC-only show. But then this afternoon HTC posted a short teaser message to Twitter, talking about news arriving next Tuesday, February 18. Is this an early look at the M8? Sadly, ...

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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