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HTC Launches The HTC One A9 — Specs & Details

The HTC One A9, at first glance, looks like an iPhone. Specifically speaking, the back of the HTC One A9 bears uncanny resemblance to the iPhone 6's back. Now, HTC greatly emphasized that the design of the A9 is evolutionary, as it borrows the "signature design language of the HTC One family" and builds upon...

HTC A9 Live Stream and Coverage

The HTC A9 is set to launch in just under an hour, join us as we see HTC's latest attempt to turn the company around, although with a rumoured price tag of $599 it seems doubtful.     Tweets by @xdadevelopers // What do you think to the A9? Leave a comment below!

Water Cooling Flagships Sees Dramatic Performance Improvements

Linus Sebastian of LinusTechTips has tested the effects of water cooling on the performance and throttling of this years flagships and has discovered some spectacular results. Starting with the iPhone 6S and continuing with the Galaxy S6 Edge, HTC One M9, ZTE Axon and finally the LG G4. In the video, Linus ran GeekBench continually for 10...

Sunday Debate: How Can OEMs Turn Around Their Flagships & Profits?

This year, we’ve seen plenty of flagships -- in fact, most manufacturers decided to up their game and create multiples, splitting famous lines such as the Moto X and the Z line into two variants for a single release. This deliberate flagship proliferation came at a time where enthusiasts feel increasingly disappointed with big releases, as...

The Root Community Origins

A few days ago we asked why you rooted your first device and how it went, your responses flooded in and we quickly came to see a common trend. Most of us ended up here because of the same reasons, whether it was to fix an OEMs flawed device or lack of updates, impress others...

HTC: From Glorious Boom to Impending Doom

2013 was the perfect year for HTC to celebrate their achievements, but since then the story has not been that great. A company which was ranked as the 31st most innovative company (By: Fastcompany: Source) is currently facing a heavy loss, but what causes this? Let’s recapitulate HTC’s Growth, Boom, and Depression to figure out...

Let’s Talk About the HTC One A9

It's no secret that HTC need a win at the moment. Their last few flagships have been met with tepid approval, where their class-leading design and solid software has been habitually let down by a few key points. We've discussed HTC's success and strategy in previous articles, but it remains clear that the One m9...

Where Do Successful Manufacturers Still Go Wrong?

If there's an area you think an OEM consistently does badly in, now's the time to share... Even our favorite phones have issues; little bugbears that grow in annoyance as time goes by, problems that we hope will be fixed via a software update or hardware refresh in the next edition. But what happens when the manufacturer fails to...

Sunday Debate: Are Push Notification Ads Ever Okay?

Join us in a fun Sunday Debate on the problems with push notification ads (and how you would fix them). Come with your opinions and feel free to read some of our thoughts, then pick your side or play devil’s advocate to get your voice heard and engage in friendly discussion. You can read our...

Flagship Furore – Why the Market Changed

Recent headlines have talked much about the future of smartphones. We hear the phrase "flagship" banded around, a moniker typically reserved for a company's "headline" product release, used to lead the company flag forward into battle in the marketplace. Back in 2009, when Android first began to gain a sensible level of traction, a flagship...

Sunday Debate: Which Factors Caused HTC’s Woes?

Join us in a fun Sunday Debate on HTC's situation. Come with your opinions and feel free to read some of our thoughts, then pick your side or play devil’s advocate to get your voice heard and engage in friendly discussion. You can read our food-for-thought or jump straight into the fray below!     HTC is underperforming, and...

HTC’s New Ad Campaign And What It Really Means

HTC has just released three new blind test adverts comparing app loading speed, audio and selfies. Whilst you are surely astounded that HTC won every time, the tests were incredibly biased and their release shows something concerning about the company and how they are performing in the current market.     One of the many reasons companies tend to...