HTC and Samsung have just uploaded their versions of the Android 4.4 source code for the Google Play Editions (GPE) of their respective flagships. While the source code for Android 4.4 has been freely available for a while now, these device-specific versions could help custom ROM makers fine tune and fix their code for those devices.
some images and also some specs surface online. As of today, we are seeing a bit more on the specs. The details are coming by way of AnTuTu, which means we are also getting a look at what is said to be a benchmark for the handset.
HTC had been showing off an 18-carat gold One a little while back. And while the availability of that particular model was rather limited, HTC has followed up with something similar. They have introduced a "golden" HTC One. The difference here, this one is gold in color and not a full 18-carat like the earlier model.
Android 4.4 Kit Kat has begun arriving for the Google Play edition HTC One. The update is on the larger side, measuring in at a bit more than 300MB in size and is bringing Kit Kat along with a handful of specific features that should improve the overall performance of the handset. That being said, while the update has begun, it is important to remember that it will be rolling out in stages.
Verizon announced plans to launch the HTC One max, however they were rather quiet when it came to specifics. Basically, Big Red had said the handset would be coming in time for the holiday shopping season but offered nothing in terms of a specific release date or price. We saw details of the price leak yesterday and it looks like that has been confirmed.
Verizon has previously said the HTC One max would be available sometime "this holiday season." That announcement came back in mid-October and by way of Twitter and while there is plenty of unknowns in terms of the launch, the chatter had gone quiet. Simply put, despite the fact a month has past, Big Red has yet to follow up with any additional details for the release.
HTC's high-end smartphones are probably getting a tad anxious with the lack of news about their devices. In a series of tweets, HTC USA is assuring its customers that the much awaited Android 4.4 update, and even the delayed Android 4.3, will be coming to their devices before January 2014 is over.
they’ve released the Android 4.4 KitKat code to Google for use on their HTC One GPE device. They also quickly absolved themselves of any responsibility moving forward.
HTC One was the subject of frequent leaks. That handset was originally known as the HTC M7, and well, it is looking like the next-generation device is going down the same path. The handset has been dubbed the HTC M8 and going all the way back to mid-July we were hearing reports of how this is expected to be an HTC flagship device for 2014.