HTC has been trying various ways to promote its flagship phone, the HTC One, and the latest method includes footing the bill for buyers who don?t want to deal with up-front costs. Customers who visit HTC.com can apply to get an unlocked HTC One, compatible on AT&T and T-Mobile, for $0 down. Buyers with qualified credit can get the $599 phone for no money down and monthly payments of $25. More details about the financing are available at HTC.
Most of the stories concerning BlackBerry in recent weeks have been concerning negative issues related to the company, but there's now finally a bit of good news to talk about - the BlackBerry Z30 has a confirmed price and release date for Verizon Wireless.
While many of the new features that Google highlighted with Android 4.4 KitKat are under-the-hood enhancements that many may not realize will lead to big improvements, Google has taken the time to highlight how the new dialer app would provide more information than it ever has in the past.
Hulu Plus added Chromecast support to its Android and iPad apps earlier this month, and the streaming video service has added the iPhone to the mix. In addition to being able to browse Hulu Plus on an iPad and have movies and TV episodes appear on a Chromecast-connected TV, iOS users can manage playback on an iPhone. The same restrictions apply, so users must have iOS 6 or later and a paid Hulu Plus subscription.
AT&T U-verse subscribers now have the added benefit of viewing live television broadcasts on an Apple iPad. AT&T has expanded its streaming options by letting customers watch live TV or On Demand episodes, browse local listings, manage their DVR, and see additional content on their favorite shows. Viewers will be limited to seeing only 100 channels when connected to their home Wi-Fi networks; an even smaller list of 20 channels are available when venturing outdoors. The complete list of channels included in the iPad streaming package, available at no extra cost, can be viewed here. Downloading the AT&T U-Verse app requires an iPad running iOS 6 or later .
On the day that Samsung posted early estimates for its billions of dollars in profits related to its smartphones, HTC, the company that it unseated as the leading Android manufacturer, reported quarterly loses for the first time in the company's history.
Apple has begun rolling out the iOS 7 update for compatible iPhones and iPads. Here's how to install iOS 7 on an iPhone or iPad and get the latest Apple software.
Bump, the contact and media sharing app for Android and iOS, has been acquired by Google. Terms of the deal have not been announced but the Bump team has confirmed its sale to Google on it official blog. Bump first rose to prominence as an easy way to share contact details just by tapping two phones together. It eventually branched out into photo sharing and then file transfer between mobile devices and computers. Bump says that it will continue operating as usual "for now," but that's likely to change considering its "stay tuned for future updates" message.
Microsoft spent billions of dollars to purchase Nokia, the leading manufacturer of Windows Phone handsets, but it may have been a necessity considering that Nokia explored building Android phones before Microsoft purchased the company.
When T-Mobile officially turned on its 4G LTE network in July, America's fourth-placed carrier instantly became its third-place provider of LTE. T-Mobile has widened the gap between it and Sprint, still working to recover from its delayed network enhancement, and inched closer to larger rival AT&T. T-Mobile was available in 116 markets reaching 150 million people on July 10. Two months later, the network now reaches more than 180 million people in 154 markets. A complete list of T-Mobile's currently available markets is available here. Service does not cover all areas of a specific market, and network speeds and reliability will vary by location.