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  • HTC One Google Edition: The rumour that just won't die
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    HTC One Google Edition: The rumour that just won't die

    By 21 May 2013

    The HTC One Google Edition is quickly becoming the hottest rumour about town. Following the announcement of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Edition at Google I/O, attention quickly turned to HTC's flagship handset. The HTC One is the handset of the moment,...

  • HTC J One packs in microSD card support, leaves us wanting
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    HTC J One packs in microSD card support, leaves us wanting

    By 20 May 2013

    The HTC One is one of the top Android phones out there, the pinnacle of HTC's smartphone story so far. But things have been bettered by the HTC J One, a variant of the handset coming to KDDI, the Japanese network. The announcement states that from early...

  • Hands-on: Mophie Juice Pack for HTC One review
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    Hands-on: Mophie Juice Pack for HTC One review

    By 16 May 2013

    If you're looking to extend the life of your smartphone, there aren't too many options. You can turn off all the features and basically not use it, or you can find an external battery source. Mophie is well known for its iPhone power cases and now you...

  • Nokia Lumia 925 photo shows it smashes the competition, claims Nokia
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    Nokia Lumia 925 photo shows it smashes the competition, claims Nokia

    By 16 May 2013

    When the Nokia Lumia 925 was announced on Tuesday the company was all guns blazing for how well the new phone compared to the iPhone 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S3 (see video). That's great, we all said, but how does it perform against the current crop of...

  • AT&T will reportedly stop carrying the HTC First, due to slow sales
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    AT&T will reportedly stop carrying the HTC First, due to slow sales

    By 13 May 2013

    AT&T is said to be stopping carrying the HTC First, the first smartphone to come with Facebook's new Home software preloaded, according to BGR. The report is far from confirmed, but if BGR's sources are to be believed we'll soon see the HTC First taken...

  • HTC Sense 5 for HTC Butterfly leaks, updates on the horizon? (video)
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    HTC Sense 5 for HTC Butterfly leaks, updates on the horizon? (video)

    By 9 May 2013

    HTC Sense 5 has leaked out, running on the HTC Butterfly, giving us a look at HTC's latest Sense user interface on a device other than the HTC One. The quick showcase video sees some of the familiar features of the HTC One, including Blink Feed and the...

  • HTC First gets massive price slash at AT&T, after reports of weak demand
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    HTC First gets massive price slash at AT&T, after reports of weak demand

    By 8 May 2013

    The HTC First may not be off to a great start at AT&T, the first carrier to house the Facebook Phone. On Wednesday, the Facebook Home loaded smartphone received a price cut from the initial $99.99  (£65)pricing, down to $0.99 when signing a two-year...

  • 10 Top tips for better smartphone photography
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    10 Top tips for better smartphone photography

    By 7 May 2013

    The sun is out and it's time to start sharing those glorious photos from your smartphone. No matter what you've got in your pocket - Windows Phone, iPhone, Android, BlackBerry - you've got a very powerful package for taking photos. While  the purists...

  • HTC One trade-in program offers up-to $375 for the iPhone 5
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    HTC One trade-in program offers up-to $375 for the iPhone 5

    By 3 May 2013

    HTC has launched a campaign to attract customers to its new flagship One handset with some serious money saving. "For One weekend only" in the US, HTC is offering customers as little as $100 and as much as $375 when trading in their old devices. Specifically...

  • Best Android movie player apps
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    Best Android movie player apps

    By 2 May 2013

    There are lots of options when it comes to watching video on your Android phone. Nearly every manufacturer has some sort of offering unique to its take on how TV and films should be on Android to try to persuade you in its direction. On top of that there...

  • HTC continues to struggle, but CEO says last 90 days have been pivotal
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    HTC continues to struggle, but CEO says last 90 days have been pivotal

    By 2 May 2013

    HTC's latest earnings are in and it's not good with the company posting poor revenue and poor profit numbers for the first quarter of 2013. HTC posted quarterly revenue of NT$42.8 billion (£930 million), with gross margin of 20.3 per cent and operating...

  • HTC M4 press picture leak reveals HTC One aesthetics, but on a budget
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    HTC M4 press picture leak reveals HTC One aesthetics, but on a budget

    By 1 May 2013

    The phone codenamed the HTC M4 - although it will be changing its name before official release - has been the subject of a new leak. This time a press picture has surfaced which, if genuine, shows that the Taiwanese manufacturer is looking to capitalise...

  • HTC Watch movie download service to shut across Europe, UK unaffected
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    HTC Watch movie download service to shut across Europe, UK unaffected

    By 1 May 2013

    HTC is to shut down its movie rental and purchase service, HTC Watch, in several countries across Europe. The company has confirmed that the service will close its doors before the end of May in Denmark, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain and Sweden....

  • Mophie unveils HTC One juice pack, bringing the device back to full charges
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    Mophie unveils HTC One juice pack, bringing the device back to full charges

    By 30 April 2013

    Accessory company Mophie has announced a new juice pack aimed at the HTC One, providing not only protection against drops to the smartphone, but also a full battery charge when out and about.  We're quite the fans of Mophie here at Pocket-lint, and the...

  • Best HTC One accessories
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    Best HTC One accessories

    By 30 April 2013

    The HTC One is a very nicely put together piece of kit. It's one of those phones you really don’t want to drop. The brushed-aluminium shell is tough, but it likes to ding, dent and scratch more than most, so investing in a proper case is no bad idea....

  • HTC One camera review
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    HTC One camera review

    By 26 April 2013

    When a smartphone shouts about its camera as being something special it turns a lot of heads. We've already seen and reviewed the HTC One and love it as a smartphone. It's an ace device. But what of its "Ultrapixel" camera - is it really as "ultra" as...

  • HTC One gets UltraPixel camera updates and improvements
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    HTC One gets UltraPixel camera updates and improvements

    By 24 April 2013

    HTC has announced an update to the European model of its HTC One, providing not only updates to the overall performance of the device, but also several fixes for its acclaimed UltraPixel camera.  The 1.29.401.13 update should hit your device shortly...

  • Unlocked HTC One available for $574.99 in US, no contract required
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    Unlocked HTC One available for $574.99 in US, no contract required

    By 22 April 2013

    The developer edition of the HTC One brought 64GB of storage and an unlocked bootloader for a tasty $649.99 (£426). Now, the folks at HTC have a new offering for those who still want the no-contract experience, for cheaper.  The unlocked version of...

  • Sky Go: Now available on SGS4, Xperia Z, and HTC One
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    Sky Go: Now available on SGS4, Xperia Z, and HTC One

    By 18 April 2013

    Sky has added more Android devices to the list of those compatible for Sky Go, the on demand video and TV show service from Sky for its customers. Sky has added support for the latest flagship Android handsets on the market including the new Sony Xperia...

  • HTC responds to Samsung review rigging scandal: ‘Disappointing’
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    HTC responds to Samsung review rigging scandal: ‘Disappointing’

    By 17 April 2013

    HTC has issued a response to the allegations that Samsung paid students to discredit the Taiwanese company’s smartphones, saying it was disappointed that its rival would stoop to such measures. “We are disappointed that a competitor would resort to...

  • HTC First review
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    HTC First review

    By 15 April 2013

    We’ve got smartphone fatigue. It’s always a new iPhone, new Windows Phone, new Android phone with Samsung’s latest TouchWiz UX, or a lifesaver the folks at BlackBerry are trying to cook up, dominating the news cycle on a daily basis. This is why...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #125 - Facebook Home review
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #125 - Facebook Home review

    By 12 April 2013

    Having played with it for while before its general release, Pocket-lint reviews the Facebook Home launcher for Android and reveals whether or not we'll be installing it on our own phones in due course. In addition, the team mulls over HMV's survival and...

  • HTC First with Facebook Home now available on AT&T for $99
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    HTC First with Facebook Home now available on AT&T for $99

    By 12 April 2013

    The HTC First, the first handset to come with Facebook Home pre-loaded, is now available stateside for the Facebook-enthused.  After roughly a week of being available for pre-order, the HTC First is available exclusively on AT&T stores and online for...

  • HTC One hits streets too late to avoid Q1 financial woes
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    HTC One hits streets too late to avoid Q1 financial woes

    By 8 April 2013

    HTC has announced its first quarter financial results for 2013 and they don't make for comfortable reading, if you're a HTC exec. It has posted its lowest ever profits for the period. Net income was down a staggering 98 per cent, which is being blamed...

  • HTC's bolder marketing includes 'HTC One Showrooms' in high-traffic malls
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    HTC's bolder marketing includes 'HTC One Showrooms' in high-traffic malls

    By 8 April 2013

    HTC hopes to boost consumer awareness for its next-generation flagship handset with a new marketing campaign across malls in the US. Focus Taiwan reports that starting 11 April, the company will roll out "HTC One Showrooms" to high-traffic malls across...