Tag Archives: HTC

As Samsung And HTC Post Vastly Different Financial Results, Can HTC Survive?

There’s little question that Samsung is the globally dominant smartphone manufacturer outside of Apple these days. In fact, to call it anything other than a two-horse race would be putting it mildly. At this point, it looks like LG, Nokia, HTC and the rest of the smaller manufacturers world-wide are just fighting for Samsung and Apple table scraps. Preliminary results for Samsung quarterly numbers show a profit of $8.1 billion, thanks in some … [read full article]

HTC One S Jelly Bean Update For T-Mobile Entering Beta Phase

HTC One S owners take note as an exclusive program for HTC has begun to trial Jelly Bean on T-Mobile. This is an exclusive beta program limited to a select group of customers who have managed to find themselves in the good graces of the HTC. Limited group of VIP testers aside, we’re just happy to see that the update is moving to a beta stage given that the international … [read full article]

T-Mobile Delays Windows Phone 8X Update To “Perform A Few Tweaks”

A bit of bad news for Windows Phone 8X owners hoping to see a software update go live today as T-Mobile announces they are pushing it back. A T-Mobile support forums moderator indicated that T-Mobile, HTC and Microsoft were pulling the plug on todays update and working to “perform a few tweaks” before rolling it out: “I know you were eagerly anticipating a new software update today and I wanted to … [read full article]

Minor HTC One S Software Update Rolling Out Now

Good morning HTC One S owners, there’s a minor software update rolling out this morning and we hope it’s in preparation for a future Jelly Bean Android 4.1 update. This mornings update will take your smartphone from software version 2.35.531.7 710RD to 2.35.531. 10710RD. T-Mobile’s current HTC One S support page doesn’t reflect this mornings update which means we’re not quite sure what has changed. We do know the update is around … [read full article]

Apple, HTC Hand Over Licensing Agreement To Samsung Per Judge’s Orders

The details of Apple and HTC’s settlement agreement are now available, in some capacity at least thanks to the ongoing dispute between Apple and Samsung. The document is heavily redacted and the information pertaining specifically to the covered products and the fees paid by either side are all blacked out. So what is legible? How about Apple’s design patents and trade dress being unavailable to HTC. By all accounts, it looks as though Apple was willing … [read full article]

(Updated) Wirefly Offers Up Great Pricing On Windows Phone 8X, Lumia 810

Update: The very same deals are offered through Target’s Mobile Store which is powered by Simplexity, the same company that operates Wirefly.  If you’re looking to score a deal on the newly launched Windows Phone 8X and Lumia 810, Wirefly might be the best place to look. Right now the Windows Phone 8X is available for $129 on both new lines and qualifying upgrades. The Lumia 810[read full article]

HTC Posts Frequently Asked Questions Page For Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update

HTC’s first words on Jelly Bean updates came right on the heels of the Android 4.1 launch and is now working to further confirm their update timetable. HTC has posted a Frequently Asked Question page on Jelly Bean updates and there’s plenty of good news for HTC One S owners: We’re looking forward to providing our HTC One X and HTC One S customers with Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) along … [read full article]

Windows Phone 8 Inventory, Dummy Units Begin Arriving In Stores

We’re just three days from the official launch of Windows Phone 8 on T-Mobile and stores are getting ready with demo devices, displays and inventory all beginning to arrive. Both the Windows Phone 8X and Lumia 810 are making cameo appearances in stores as they wait for their T-Mobile unveiling this Wednesday. Along with the store displays, some retail locations are already receiving some cases including somebody Body Glove and Speck … [read full article]

Apple, HTC Settle Patent Lawsuit With 10 Year Licensing Agreement

In a joint press release yesterday evening, Apple and HTC announced that a 10 year licensing agreement has been reached between the two warring parties. The agreement is good for around the world sales of both HTC and Apple devices and the deal includes a 10-year licensing agreement. The agreement, which is confidential was quickly described by HTC as not expected to “have any adverse material impact on the financials of the company.” The agreement … [read full article]