Verizon HTC Droid DNA bootloader gets unlocked method

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Alright, android guys and gals (see what I did there? Chuckle…), grab your hacker hats and geek gloves. If you’ve got an HTC Droid DNA, then AndroidPolice has an early Christmas gift for you. How does an unlocked bootloader sound? Pretty cool? Yea, we thought so, too. The bootloader ...

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HTC Deluxe not heading to Europe after all?

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A number rumors of an HTC Deluxe have surfaced over the months, and even more so in the wake of the Droid DNA. Expected to hit the global markets as an international version of the 5-inch HTC smartphone, Europe seemed an almost lock as one of those regions. According to HTC, however, ...

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Comparison: Sony Odin, Sony Yuga, HTC Droid DNA, Galaxy S III – benchmark showdown

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In the ever-changing world of Android devices, the blogosphere is always looking to lets the world know which devices are worth their time – and their money. Now, we’ve got a look at a comparison of not only size, but of benchmarks, for 4 of the biggest devices around. The Sony ...

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HTC and Apple start playing nice, Peter Chou negates media estimates

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If you haven’t heard, HTC and Apple reached a sudden 10-year licensing agreement in their ongoing patent lawsuits. It made a little noise, and gave us hope that OEMs will stop pointless patent wars and get back to innovating. No details on the deal were released, but media reports ...

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Amazon offering limited time savings on select Verizon smartphones

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Select models are discounted as low as one penny for new accounts.

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HTC Deluxe render leaks as international version of Droid DNA

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Well, that just about confirms it – the Droid DNA is going to get a larger, worldwide rollout.  The 5-inch HTC smartphone previously known as the DLX will make its way to international markets, as evidenced by @evleaks most recent post. HTC Deluxe, global edition ...

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Verizon officially debuts Droid DNA

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And just like that, another rumor has gone riding off into the sunset. Verizon today announced the DROID DNA, an HTC smartphone with a 5-inch 1080p HD display. We’ve been expecting this device for the last few months where it was the subject of multiple leaks and images. The Droid DNA ...

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AT&T lists HTC One X+ and One VX for November 16

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AT&T has announced that it will soon be offering the HTC One X+ and One VX as part of its Android portfolio. Both smartphones arrive on November16 and will take their rightful place at the upper and mid-range echelon.  The One X+ will run $199.99 with a two-year service agreement while the ...

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HTC: 2012 devices get top priority for Android 4.1 update

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As if we expected anything else, HTC plans to give its 2012 Android devices priority for Jelly Bean updates. A glance through the handset maker’s Android 4.1 F.A.Q. tells us what is going on inside the Quietly Brilliant outfit as it pertains to Jelly Bean. Much of it will depend, of ...

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Calling off the dogs: Apple and HTC settle all patent litigation in 10-year license agreement

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After being at each other’s throats for years around patent rights, Apple and HTC have decided to let bygones be bygones. The two companies have entered into an agreement to settle any and all patent disputes. The “global settlement” not only dismisses all patent complaints ...

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HTC DLX may get a much wider release

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New information and images surfacing over the last few days suggest HTC will be deploying the rumored “DLX” smartphone to a wider audience this fall. According to reports, the 5-inch 1080p HD device will head to China and Taiwan in addition to Verizon. Locally, we’re expecting ...

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Walmart Black Friday ad has smattering of smartphones to snag

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Walmart has become the latest retailer to see its Black Friday ad posted on the internet.  While it’s got more than some of the others we’ve encountered the last few days, it’s mostly a bunch of budget-priced handsets. There doesn’t seem to be anything particular that ...

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T-Mobile giving away free black HTC One S on new contracts

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If you’re in the market for a new phone, you may want to consider the T-Mobile as your carrier of choice. T-Mo is giving you a free ceramic black One S by HTC with new contracts done online, after a $149.99 web discount and a $50 mail in rebate. While we don’t have an exact... Read More

T-Mobile to drop prices of select Android devices Nov 8

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Among other deals, the Galaxy Note II will a much more reasonable $249.99.

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One more render of Droid DNA emerges

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Look! Yet another photo of the Droid DNA is online, thanks, of course, to @evleaks.  We’re hesitant to call this the “final” render of the Droid DNA because there’s still a week before it is officially unveiled, so we’ll stick with “one more“. Whatever ...

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