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HTC One 2 (M8) details leak in up-close photos

HTC One 2 (M8) details leak in up-close photos

Ramping up on the release of HTC’s next hero smartphone this week we’re being treated to one of the first up-close photos of what’s code-named M8, or what we’re calling HTC One 2. Not that the device will be called "HTC One 2" - that might just be too silly - but this device certainly does look like a direct successor to the original from last year. This device comes on with a body that’s clearly from the same design school of thought, ramping up abilities with a larger display for starters.

UPDATE: You'll want to take these images with more than just the normal dosage of salt - we're to understand from some well-placed sources that these aren't especially on-the-level. Keep that in mind whilst browsing!

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HTC One KitKat update late: coming clean on 2-weeks

HTC One KitKat update late: coming clean on 2-weeks

This afternoon the folks at HTC have let it be known that their original 90-day window for the full update of the HTC One to Android 4.4 KitKat will be missed - if only by a bit. They've suggested that, although they've already (effectively) done their part in actually shipping the software to the carriers in the USA in question, the certification process each of these brands go through after the fact may miss the 90-day window. That goes for AT&T, Spring, Verizon, and T-Mobile USA.

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HTC One 2 (M8) case leak ressurects mystery hole

HTC One 2 (M8) case leak ressurects mystery hole

With the release of the HTC One Max, we saw the company move forward with fingerprint recognition on a pad that sat under the device’s back-facing camera. Here in some of the first images of what’s being shared as cases for the M8 (the next HTC One), it looks like HTC is keeping the ball rolling. This case suggests that we will, indeed, be working with a 5-inch display, but this time with a slightly more rounded-off body, as well.

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HTC One X+ KitKat update unofficial, Android updates are over

HTC One X+ KitKat update unofficial, Android updates are over

According to the UK office of HTC, the more powerful of the two USA-based HTC One X devices will no longer be receiving Android updates of any kind. This is the HTC One X+, a device which works with an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor, one available from AT&T, one which will not be seeing KitKat. This comes after a short rumor period in which it was affirmed that HTC’s One X+ would be getting this update - now HTC confirms that this is not true.

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HTC One gold vs Gold hands-on: 24kt vs Amber

HTC One gold vs Gold hands-on: 24kt vs Amber

It’s time to get up close and personal with the full collection of HTC One devices - and not just the different sizes. Here we’ve gotten the opportunity at CES 2014 to have a peek at (nearly) the entire set of HTC One color models save one: there’s a slightly different shade of Blue out there that we’ve only ever seen overseas. Here we’ve got gold vs gold, too - that’s 24kt gold vs the Amber Gold that’s coming to the UK imminently.

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HTC Q413 brings Beats-based gain, smaller operating loss

HTC Q413 brings Beats-based gain, smaller operating loss

This week we're having a peek at a bit of mixed news from HTC, with their final quarter of 2013 being wrapped up with both a gain and a loss. Speaking from an operating loss perspective, the group lost NT$1.56 billion - that's $52 million in USD. This is a relatively healthy cutback, so to speak, from the operating loss in Q3 2013 when HTC spoke up about a drop of NT$2.97 billion - that's $101 million USD.

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HTC details Android update process for KitKat-hungry owners

HTC details Android update process for KitKat-hungry owners

HTC has pulled back the curtain on Android updates, launching a new site detailing each stage of the OS upgrade process in the hope of minimizing complaints about software fragmentation. The new site, promising "transparency", not only shows the status of HTC's current devices and what Android version they're running, but comprehensively details the full rigamarole each new release must go through before it can arrive on owners' phones.

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