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HTC Droid DNA Can Now be Unlocked

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HTC Droid DNA is an important breakthrough in the mobile world with its first-ever commercially available 1080p smartphone display and enormous power under the bonnet. It is definitely one of the hottest handsets around but unfortunately, Droid DNA is exclusive only to Verizon. The phone also has its bootloader locked and it is a good thing that some resourceful individuals were able to find ways to open it up (more…)

HTC One S Review

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HTC One S is placed one rung down from the One X, and this is not a bad thing considering the impressive capability offered by the latter.

Design HTC One S is reasonably big, but not so huge that those with dainty hands can’t comfortably hold it. The One S comes with the familiar rounded oblong design of HTC handsets. HTC uses the micro arc oxidation process to (more…)

Battery Tests Show Satisfactory Battery Performance of HTC Droid DNA

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HTC is aiming to grab some audience off the Galaxy Note II with the Droid DNA and it seems to deliver a pretty decent battery life. Early reports tell us that the battery performance is generally impressive allowing users to get multiple days of battery life with moderate usages. There’s no getting away that the Droid DNA has a rather limited onboard storage, but skeptics may have exaggerated reports (more…)

HTC One X+ Review

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HTC One X+ is a direct enhancement of the already impressive One X. With Android 4.1.1, the One X+ is a significant boost over the One X and it brings a significant bang for the buck

Design The beautiful unibody, minimalist design of the original One X is carried over to the newer smartphone model. In fact, it is difficult to tell both phones apart, except when you check (more…)

HTC 8X Surpasses iPhone 5 and Galaxy S3 in SunSpider Test

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Microsoft’s effort to optimize its web browser performance seems to pay off. A recent SunSpider test revealed strong JavaScript performance offered by the HTC 8X, compared to the Samsung Galaxy S3 and iPhone 5. This result is nothing short of amazing for the often criticized Internet Explorer web browser. HTC’s latest phone confidently came out of top and beat the famous Apple’s A6 chip by a whiff, while putting (more…)

HTC DLX is Coming to Verizon

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A few days ago, we got a peek at the HTC J Butterfly with its marvelous 5” 1080p display that manages to offer an amazing 440ppi of pixel density. Previously, it was thought that the J Butterfly will be available only for Japanese market, but apparently a US version is coming. A phablet called the HTC DLX seems to share both specification and design of the J Butterfly; and (more…)

HTC Nexus 5 Could Also be Google’s Another Nexus Device

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It has been weeks that experts and consumers are speculating about Google’s next Nexus device, which is likely to showcase the next Android OS version. We’ve seen quite a few devices that take on the Nexus identity, starting from the LG Optimus Nexus. Then we heard about a Sony-branded Nexus device and now, there are rumors that HTC is collaborating with Google for the development of yet another Nexus (more…)

HTC Butterfly J is Announced

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A newly revealed HTC smartphone called, the Butterfly J, boasts Snapdragon processor clocked at 1.5GHz, 2GB of RAM, 8-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 5-inch display (440 dpi) with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels (1080p). It will be released initially for the Japanese market and followed by other countries. The Butterfly J is available in red, black or white, while the 8-megapixel camera has an aperture size of f/2.0, all (more…)

Details of HTC DLX Are Released

A tweet sent out by a HTC Developer recently told us about a previously unknown device called HTC DLX, which could eventually arrive to Verizon’s network. Little is known about the mystery device and some say that it will be eventually released as DROID Incredible X or One X 5. Like other high-end handsets slated for release in Q4 2012, the DLX will have a 5” 1080p display, which puts (more…)

HTC One S Review

HTC One S swiftly follows on the heels of its bigger sibling, the HTC One X. The phone is publicized as the slimmest smartphone HTC has ever released.

Design At a shade over 119 grams and coming in at only 7.8mm thin, the phone looks reasonably attractive. The HTC One S has a pretty minimalist design. The front-facing VGA shooter is housed at the front, while 3.5mm headset jack, power/lock (more…)