Several Samsung and HTC Devices Banned From Benchmark Site For Cheating

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The controversy about Android OEMs cheating on benchmark tests to get a more appealing scores may have lost it’s steam by now but benchmark conducting groups – with their pride for giving accurate scores on the line, are still taking actions and preparing for the next generation of devices that may have have tricks on them to up their benchmark results.

One of them is Futuremark, a benchmark conducting group that ranks smartphones and tablets according to their 3D … Continue reading

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It’s official. Meet HTC One, gold edition

It looks Apple made a significant impact in the design factor of most companies around the world and HTC seems to have… bitten the bait. So here it is, ready for Christmas season the gold edition of HTC One that will be available in the European market.

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Note that the device isn’t made out of real gold, but it’s colored in this type that looks like it’s golden, similar to the champagne gold iPhone 5S we all know. It’s … Continue reading

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HTC One to get Android 4.4 update in January

According to HTC UK through its Twitter account, the Android 4.4 KitKat update for HTC One, along with the new Sense 5.5 UI for the device will be available in January (probably by the end of the month).

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In any case this is just a hint on when we all (the rest of Europe) should expect the most awaited update for our own devices. An update procedure that will begin with HTC One Google PLay Edition as you … Continue reading

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HTC delivered the KitKat code for HTC One Google Play Edition to Google

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Two weeks ago we have informed you about HTC’s rollout plans regarding the KitKat 4.4 update for both HTC One Google Play Edition and International version. As we have mentioned, HTC America’s president Jason Mackenzie has stated that the goal of HTC is to push the KitKat update to the HTC One Google Play Edition, within the next 15 days.

Now, exactly 15 days after Jason Mackenzie’s statement, HTC USA officially announced that KitKat arrival time is entirely in Google’s hands, as they have delivered the … Continue reading

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HTC: KitKat for the One within 90 days and for the Google Play edition within 15 days

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As we all know the Nexus devices will get the new Android (KitKata 4.4) update almost immediately after yesterday’s event. But what about other Android devices? Usually all manufacturers release the updates with the latest Android version months later.

But HTC seems to have change it’s stand on its updates policy as  HTC America’s president Jason Mackenzie announced via his interview with Engadget,  about the company’s rollout plans, at least for the HTC One.

According to Jason Mackenzie, HTC’s goal is to first … Continue reading

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Samsung Galaxy Gear works with HTC One!

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When Galaxy Gear was unveiled last month, Samsung told to the world that for now it’s only compatible with Galaxy Note 3. Samsung, also, informed us that in the near future, will extent the compatibility of the Galaxy Gear, so it will be able to work with more of its flagship devices.

But, now we learn that the Galaxy Gear works with HTC One as well. A member of xda developer’s forum, uploaded a … Continue reading

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