HTC Canada shared today that they have released the update to Android Lollipop for the HTC One (M7). The update is heading out to all Canadian carriers. If you are in Canada and have the HTC One (M7), you should see a notification letting you know the update is available. If you want to manually check for the update, you can go to Settings -> About device -> Software update -> Update on your smartphone.
A few days ago some renders of the HTC One M9 surfaced that appeared to show the device from just about every angle. Twitter tipster @upleaks has now posted a couple marketing pieces that show the device and likely confirm the accuracy of the early leaked images. One of the images was prepared for Qualcomm to help highlight the use of their Snapdragon processor in the smartphone. The other image is for use in an Asian market.
Hot on the heals of Samsung, HTC Ireland has today kicked off its own promotional campaign for its upcoming flagship smartphone of 2015, the One (M9). The Taiwanese company teased a video on Twitter earlier today, with the tagline “Get your hands on bigger boom”, followed by a reveal date of Sunday, March 1.
Online leaker LlabTooFeR has taken to his Twitter page again to share with us another two new wallpapers from the forthcoming HTC One (M9) before its release on March 1. Just like the eight we’ve already seen, the ninth and the tenth stock backgrounds have been designed with the same theme of blurred landscapes in mind.
Hit the break below to see them in all their glory.
Probably the biggest question smartphone owners have is, “When will I get a software update?” Well T-Mobile is now making it a lot easier to find out that answer. They launched a dedicated site which will let you select your device (phone or tablet) and then find out where things stand.
Software updates have 3 stages and they include manufacturer development, T-Mobile testing, and completion. Once a manufacturer finishes development, they send it to the carrier (in this case T-Mobile) for testing. Testing checks for bugs, which could end up going back to manufacturing development. However, once the carrier (again in this case T-Mobile) is satisfied, then it’s considered completed, and the update will be rolled out. This new site will let you know at what stage your next update is at, as well as what version of Android it will be.
New wallpapers for the upcoming HTC One (M9) surfaced online as they have since early last week. On Twitter, LlabTooFeR provided the seventh and eighth wallpapers to be featured on the handset. Many of the wallpapers release prior to today have been blurred landscapes with defined horizons. These wallpapers stay true to that visual.
Hit the break to see the two wallpapers.
If you’re a big follower of the infamous tech leaker, @upleaks, and you’re all hyped up about HTC‘s upcoming flagship, the One M9, then you might enjoy this bit of news.
@Upleaks has tweeted a possible set of color variations for the One M9.
Another day, another HTC One (M9) wallpaper, right? Right. On Twitter, LlabTooFeR shared a sixth wallpaper from the 2015 HTC flagship. This one, seen above, shows what seems to be a beach with dark sand and skies with water on the horizon.
In two weeks, all eyes will be on MWC 2015 as companies unveil the products to carry them through the year. Being that we are so close to the start of the trade show, leaks are almost guaranteed to happen. Today, the HTC One (M9) is the victim of a sizable leak that shows quality shots of the device and gives away its specifications.
The overall design of the One (M9) does not seem to have changed much from last year’s One (M8) to the point where is looks like a revised version of its predecessor. The front-facing speakers, camera, and black bar below the display are all in the exact same places. If anything, the black bar has been thinned a tiny bit and it still looks completely unnecessary. The top features the plastic strip for the IR blaster and the bottom has the charging and audio ports. Nothing has changed with those areas.
Hit the break to see what has changed as well as specifications.
Twitter poster @LlabTooFeR is giving us yet another HTC One (M9) wallpaper. This brings the total amount of leaked M9 wallpapers to five.
You can see the new wallpaper after the break. I’ll also include the links to the other four at the bottom.