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Japanese HTC Blog Finds Possible Pixel 2 References in U11 Files

The blog HTC Soku released an entry today which discovered data that HTC may be, or may have been handling two of the Pixel 2 variants. Inside the blog entry were the details, which we have translated: "The following descriptions were found in the system file of HTC U11 Taiwan version (OCEAN # DUGL). OCEAN_WHL OCEAN_UL OCEAN_DUGL OCEAN_DTWL OCEAN_UHL OCEAN_UHL_JAPAN OCEAN_A S2 M2" The blog's author believes, given that...

Initial Release of ElementalX is Available for the HTC U11

As more people here at start to get their hands on the HTC U11, they'll start to look for ways to customize it to their liking. Now we have our first custom kernel available thanks to XDA Recognized Developer flar2 as they have just released ElementalX v1.00 for the device. You simply need to flash it in a...

HTC Asks its Fan Community to Combat Online Criticism, Offers Merchandise in Return

HTC’s latest U11 has been received with mixed reactions by the Android community. With good audio but no headphone jack and a new-ish design that scraps years of HTC’s expertise with metal, many fans and spectators threw quite a bit of skepticism its way. There are many arguments one could make to discredit or devalue HTC’s...

Galaxy S8/S8 Plus and LG’s Next Flagship Receiving DayDream Support, Stand Alone Headsets Coming

At Google I/O 2017, the Mountain View giant has been announcing all sorts of new services, frameworks and products, from computer-vision assisted features to Android O design improvements and a juicy beta. DayDream was not left out, as the company aims to double-down on its Virtual Reality efforts to improve the experiences it provides. DayDream currently...

HTC U11 Camera Overtakes the Pixel, Secures the Top Spot on the DxOMark Leaderboard

After many months of rumors, reports and leaked videos from all around the world, HTC has officially announced their flagship smartphone for 2017. Dubbed the HTC U11, it shares a lot of design aesthetics with the HTC U Ultra. The device comes with a lot of the hardware you would expect from a flagship smartphone...

HTC U11 Unveiled: Squeezable Flagship with Snapdragon 835 and a Pressure-Sensitive Frame

HTC has just officially unveiled the newest device in their latest "U" flagship line-up -- the HTC U11, a premium smartphone with some unique features and excellent hardware. What does this new vision for the company bring to the table? In terms of internal hardware specifications, the HTC U11 doesn't disappoint. While the HTC U Ultra...

Video Confirms HTC U11 Design, Showcases “Edge Sense” Squeezing Features

As is typically the case with HTC devices, we just received a full "leak" of the phone ahead of the official unveiling -- well, the May 16th event anyway. It's not rare to see accidental embargo breaks, and this time we saw yet another quick upload and takedown of a hands-on video shot in Taiwan,...

Renders of the HTC U11 have been Leaked

Most big players in the mobile world have already unveiled their flagship devices. That includes the Korean giants Samsung and LG. It appears that the Taiwan-based HTC is planning to release the HTC U11 soon, given the handful of teasers the company has posted. But thanks to 91Mobiles, we now have early renders of the...

Report: HTC’s Upcoming Flagship Will be Called HTC U 11, Will Come in 5 Color Options

It looks like HTC has finally reached a conclusion as to what to name its upcoming flagship device. Internally code-named ''Ocean'', it was earlier believed that the device would carry the brand name "HTC U," however, a new report shows that won't be the case. The report comes to us courtesy of Evan Blass (@evleaks) over...

HTC Launches the HTC One X10 in Russia

Back in November of last year, we saw the first hint about HTC releasing a smartphone called the HTC One X10 in Russia. This happened when HTC got the device certified within the country alongside others such as the HTC 10 Evo and the HTC Desire 650. We didn't know much about the device then,...

Google Is Reportedly Considering New Hardware Partners For 2018’s Pixel

While Google has yet to release second-generation Pixel device for this year, a new report coming in hints that Google might be looking for a new hardware partner to manufacture its 2018 smartphone lineup. HTC has already secured a 2-year manufacturing deal for the Pixel devices this year, which will likely be launched later this fall,...

Google is Still Working to Increase the Speed in Which OEMs Roll Out Security Updates

Many Android owners within the enthusiast community have simply given up on big OEMs rolling out monthly security updates. Granted, Samsung has promised in the past that they will be rolling out monthly security updates. LG promised the same when they launched their monthly security update bulletin as well. Sadly, smartphone OEMs aren't in control...