"Hey, what's that?" is a very common question at company developer events during keynote speeches when images of devices flash on the screen. At Google's I/O the "what's that?" moment came when the company flashed a tablet on screen that we have never seen before, meaning it could be the HTC Nexus or another new slate.
HTC has revealed that it will be quick to adopt the Android L update across its various devices when the new version of Google's platform arrives later in the year. Android L-release was announced yesterday at Google's I/O conference and is the most audacious version of the software yet
The HTC One M8 is winning plaudits for its design, specs, and software and is one of the smartphone hits of this year. The handset has also given HTC a chance of sorting out its money problems, so much so that the company is building a whole range of smartphones around the M8 branding.
The HTC One M8 will be available in two new color options beginning Friday, June 5. Verizon Wireless today announced that it will start selling the most recent HTC smartphone in Glamour Red or Amber Gold. This raises the total number of color options at Verizon to four, including the original options of Gunmetal Gray and Glacial Silver. The carrier is also announcing a Father's Day smartphone sale that will take $100 off the purchase price of any phone costing $199.99 or more, meaning the new M8 models can be purchased for only $99.
HTC is fond of using aluminum for its flagship phones. The newly announced HTC One E8 breaks from that trend and wraps the flagship in plastic without changing most of the important features.
The HTC One M8 Prime never made much sense as a rumored phone, and the original source of those rumors now says that the device has been put on hold for unknown reasons.
The HTC One M7 is updating on both Sprint and Verizon today, bringing the 2013 edition of the One its long-awaited Android 4.4 KitKat software. Both phones have updated to include these features.
Anyone who loves metal phones and wearables can kill two birds with one stone with a new deal offered at AT&T. The two companies have alerted us that you can now purchase an HTC One M8 and then save $50 when purchasing a Fitbit One or Fitbit Flex. That's a 50-percent price drop on either fitness activity tracker. The HTC One M8 can be purchased on AT&T for $199 on a two-year agreement. In case you missed it the first time, my One M8 review finds that it's a phenomenal smartphone.
At some point, "Prime" became the leaked codename for smartphones released shortly after their flagship counterparts as being even better than the supposed hero devices of their smartphone manufacturer. The so-called HTC One M8 Prime is the latest such device to be tagged in that manner.
HTC has begun updating the T-Mobile version of the HTC One (2013 edition) to include most of the Sense 6 user experience and features introduced in the HTC One M8