HTC rolls out Eye Experience update to One M8′s in Europe

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HTC is in the midst of pushing out a major update to all unlocked and carrier-branded variants of its current flagship smartphone, the One (M8), situated in Europe. Weighing in at 252MB, the upgrade transports the Taiwanese company’s Eye Experience camera user interface, together with a bunch of stability improvements.

Hit the break to see the full changelog.


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OnePlus ‘OneWatch’ leaks in unpublished product page on OnePlus’ website

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OnePlus’ ‘One’ phone hit a few (okay, more than a few) bumps in the road since its initial launch. Production was an issue initially, then there were some OS/software issues, and now the company is looking to possibly drop its native CyanogenMod altogether.

But that doesn’t mean the company will stop forging ahead.

A new leak shows the “OneWatch” on an unpublished page of OnePlus’ website. Of course, you should take this with a grain of salt, as a previous leak from OnePlus regarding an upcoming tablet turned out to be false.


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HTC provides free One (M8) to owner of melted Galaxy S4

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Talk about free upgrades…

Reddit user TweektheGeek’s Galaxy S4 overheated and partially melted overnight — he contacted Samsung, and was told he’d be receiving both a new device and a mail-back box to send his old device back for inspection.

While the mail-back box came, no new device ever showed up. Enter HTC product manager Leigh Momii.


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OnePlus One delayed again due to CyanogenMod issues

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It was all too good to be true, wasn’t it?

OnePlus, a small start-up which planned to release its first mobile device this summer, has delayed the project, dubbed the “One,” once again.

Invites for the OnePlus One were supposed to be sent out in May, but there were software bugs that held back the device from release. It looks like there’s been another bump in the road — there are more problems with the software. The device will come running CyanogenMod, the popular Android-based operating system.


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AT&T HTC One M7 getting HTC Sense 6.0

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While the HTC One M7 on AT&T got the Android 4.4 update a while ago, the device is just now getting HTC Sense 6.0. The update is essentially the same as what has gone out to other variants of the device in the past couple of months.

The update will bring a few visual changes, such as a new color palate and customizable themes. It will also bring a new design to the camera app and gallery app.

Source: AT&T

Leaked images show LG G3 and HTC One M8 being compared

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With the LG G3 set to be released tomorrow, many are wondering how big the device will be. It’s always been expected to be large because of the 5.5-inch display. A new leaked image shows just how big it is compared to the HTC One M8.

The images also show the brushed metal design on the back, giving it a premium look. Not only that, but the auto-focus feature that has been rumored to be present on the device is shown. Other specs of the device were leaked earlier today.

Source: VR-Zone

OnePlus opens contest to win an invitation to buy a OnePlus One

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Many people are very interested in the new OnePlus One device, but unfortunately for them, it’s not as easy as just going out to buy one. In fact, OnePlus has to invite you to buy the product before you can actually buy it. But how do you get an invite? Well OnePlus has just opened up a competition to win an invite!

The winners will win one of 150 invites to buy 64GB sandstone black OnePlus One’s. To enter the competition, you must follow OnePlus on Twitter and Google+, tweet about the competition, and more. Doing so, you can earn up to eight entries into the competition.


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HTC One (M8) camera lens reportedly gets scratched easily

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The camera on the HTC One (M8) was praised for its quality and the 3D effects that come with it, but some users are finding that there are still problems with the camera. The problems aren’t related to the software or even the camera quality, but rather the fact that some users are finding that the lens of the camera gets scratched very easily.

The lens reportedly gets scratched even in day to day use, with users all over the world reporting their frustration with finding hairline scratches on the lens. Some users have even reported the lens shattering without the device being involved in a fall of any kind. HTC has not yet confirmed the problem, but has been sending replacements for users with scratched lenses.

Source: XDA-Developers
Via: CultofAndroid

HTC reveals limited edition S.H.I.E.L.D. HTC One (M8)

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HTC today revealed another limited edition HTC One, except this one won’t be available for purchase. On the HTC website the company revealed a limited edition S.H.I.E.L.D. version of the device, and users will be able to enter to win the device through HTC’s Facebook and Twitter.

To enter you simply have to send a picture of yourself as a superhero with the #superselfie hashtag. The device will have a custom logo on the back, and there’s 10 being made. If you don’t happen to win the device, you can instead download the custom wallpapers that HTC has published on its website.

Source: HTC