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HTC tests users’ patience, Lollipop rollout for One M7, M8 delayed

Now that you’ve read the headline above, take a few deep breaths first -- breathe in, breathe deeply, then breathe out. If you're an HTC One M7 or One M8 user, this news will be sure to cause some irritation at the very least, so make sure you’re feeling somewhat relaxed before proceeding. We know that HTC One users have been looking forward to getting their hands on the Android 5.0 Lollipop updates to their devices. This latest update means more bad news for you guys.

HTC Hima image ‘leaks’ possible decoys

It appears HTC has been fooling us all along: a source familiar with the ongoing development of the company’s upcoming take on its HTC One flagship device has reportedly said that images leaked earlier this week are no more than decoys meant to throw nosy snoops off the trail. This is not a weird thing to do in the secret world of device development, with Apple most (in)famous for their paranoia regarding leaks of their new devices.

DIY mod for hard-to-press Nexus 9 buttons now available

We’ll be honest: We love the HTC Nexus 9. We’ve raved about it before -- how sleek and elegant it looks, about its 64-bit NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor with dual Denver cores running at 2.3GHz, and that vibrant 8.9-inch display (2048x1536 pixel resolution). Now if only those really iffy volume and power buttons would have an easy fix. It turns out, there might just be hope for us and the rest of the tablet world who use Google's premier tablet.

Android Community Weekly Digest: Jan. 25, 2015

It's been quite a start to the year, with CES kicking off 2015. Things are relatively more quiet now in the mobile world, the calm before the storm that will be MWC 2015. For this week, we turn our attention to some existing and upcoming accessories for your mobile devices, but that doesn't mean we don't have a few juicy tidbits about devices and businesses. Welcome to this year's first Android Community's Weekly Digest, covering the period from January 19 to January 25, 2015.

HTC leaks turn into a flood: One M9, One M9 Plus [UPDATE]

Although LG has said it won't be trying to steal the spotlight this coming MWC 2015, Samsung isn't going to get away scot-free. HTC seems to have quite a lineup prepared for the annual event and details about those smartphones are starting to inundate the Internet. We're seeing a couple of leaked photos of the HTC Hima, a.k.a. the One M9, with some rather unfortunate surprises. But wait, there's a plus, quite literally. We're now hearing word of an HTC Hima_Ultra, the One M9 Plus, that might have those features that the One M9 itself might not have.

HTC One M9 leak compared to One M8

This week looks like a cat fight between Samsung and HTC - with rumors being tipped left and right. The heat of the competition is seen in tech news as MWC approaches quickly. As Samsung brings on Lee Don-tae to take over Design team, we see images of the new One M9 sprouting around on the web. HTC does have some leverage with leaked photos of what could possibly be the new One M9. A picture leaked via Twitter today, comparing the current flagship One M8 to the new One M9 laying side by side.

HTC One M9 leaked photos that looks like it could be legit

As we sit anxiously and count the days till March 1st for Mobile World Congress, we are surprised to see leaked photos of what HTC could be calling the new One M9. From the looks of it, it appears the new One M9 still retains the smooth metal chassis from the current model One M8. We can see that there are noticeable differences with the supposedly prototype M9 - trimmer all around, bezels are slimmer, the physical body seems to have lost weight and a square camera versus a circular camera on the current One M8.

HTC One M7 gets a Sense 6 Lollipop ROM

Great news especially for those still unwilling to part ways with their old-ish HTC One M7 smartphones either for practical or sentimental reasons. XDA developer "LlabTooFer" confirmed that the MaximusHD 50.0.0 update, which the developer is dubbing as the “world’s first custom Android 5.0.2 and Sense 6.0 ROM” for the HTC One M7, is finally available.