HTC is looking to improve its fortunes in the smartphone market. The one-time Android smartphone leader is betting big on Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 8 platform.
According to a few tweets from @Football4PDA, the One X+ is coming, but is certainly not very impressive. The new phone will be a slightly rehashed version of the One X (with a heavy emphasis on “slightly”), and will be powered by an NVIDIA AP37 quad-core CPU.
At today’s HTC Frequencies II media summit, this two part shelled beauty was handed out. Unfortunately, it’s for celebs only but admiring this from afar is a bit like watching the recent Mars expedition rover, Curiosity land on the red planet.
Over on XDA Developers, a user named “Football” has posted a test only build of Jelly Bean for the HTC One X, identified as 3.00.999.7 with a large 641MB download size. As this is still an unstable build, non-developers might want to steer clear and wait for the official version instead. But if you’re the adventurous type, we have the download link.
And then there was the HTC Endeavour 2. A device so cloaked in mystery, nobody even knows what size it is.
Now that Samsung has finally announced almost everything there is to know about the much awaited Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Android fans from all over the world have already started comparing the new Note against the other top-end smartphones in the Android ecosystem.
Earlier today we heard that T-Mobile has made available an Ice Cream Sandwich build for its Galaxy S2 version that enables NFC/ISIS features on the handset and at the time we wondered when will ISIS be available on the handset given that the three main U.S. carriers backing the Google Wallet mobile payment rival have not officially announced its availability. It now looks like we have confirmation that the ISIS mobile payment project developed by Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile will be available to interested consumers in September. According to CNET, Doug Bergeron, CEO of Verifone, “which makes the payment terminals…
We are looking at the results of the “People’s Choice Chart” and “Mobile Tech Expert’s Chart” in PhoneDog Media’s Official Smartphone Rankings. Both those charts have the exact same leader right now, which is… drumrolls, please… Samsung’s Galaxy S3.
In case you’re interested in getting a great deal on your next Android smartphone, you should check out Sprint’s latest promotion, which could help you save some extra cash when getting your next subsidized handset. The carrier is willing to throw in a $100 American Express Reward Card with every on-contract smartphone purchase – yes, you’ll have to agree to a new two-year contract to get the card. The offer is available from August 14 through August 26, with Sprint ready to waive off the $36 activation fee in the process. While the carrier uses images of Android devices on…
If you are looking to experience Sense 4.1, but you can’t wait for an official update, you can now try out the first custom ROM based on Sense 4.1, Android Revolution HD. ARHD brings little changes to the looks of Sense 4.1, but compensates in the under-the-hood department. Check it out after the break.