Jelly Bean Update For T-Mobile’s HTC One S In Beta Phase

Yesterday we reported that the global version of the HTC One S had begun to receive the Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update, and we’re sure that many of you guys stateside are wondering when will the update be arriving for the T-Mobile version of the device. Well the good news is that according to an email sent to a reader at TmoNews, it seems that HTC has begun selecting users […]


Global version of HTC One S receiving Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update

Good news HTC One S owners, if you own the global variant of the handset, you might be pleased to learn that the Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update is reportedly making its way onto your handset. The update was said to be pegged for a release sometime in October, but given that it’s only rolling out now, we guess it was late. Then again we guess better late than never, […]


HTC One X and One S to receive Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update later this month

Back in September we speculated that Android 4.1 Jelly Bean would begin rolling out to HTC One X users come October. Well if you own the HTC One X or the One S you’re in luck as spotted in the press release of the HTC One X+, it seems that HTC has rather quietly, but officially, announced that both the HTC One X and the One S will be receiving […]


T-Mobile’s HTC One S reportedly receiving Android 4.0.4 ICS update

Good news HTC One S users, if you bought your device from T-Mobile, there have been reports that the latest Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich has begun rolling out to you guys. There has not been any official word from T-Mobile just yet, so we’re not sure what sort of change will be made. However according to some users who have posted what they have noticed, the update has improved […]


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HTC confirms Android 4.1 Jelly Bean updates for the One XL, One X and One S

Earlier today we reported that thanks to Australian carrier, Telstra, it seems that it was leaked that Android 4.1 Jelly Bean would be headed for the HTC One XL and the One S. Since at that time it was a leak as opposed to official information, we guess there are still some of you guys out there who might be skeptical and worried that things could take a turn for […]


HTC One S software glitch sends home screen crazy

The HTC One S is one of the better looking smartphones out there, sporting a unibody made out of metal, but as mom always said – do not judge a book by its cover, and in this case, regardless of how beautiful the exterior is, make sure the software controlling the handset does not fall short in terms of performance. Unfortunately, there seems to be a software glitch on the […]


HTC One S with Snapdragon S3 1.7GHz processor spotted

Earlier today, I managed to get hold of the variant model of the HTC One S which will be sold in select countries around the world (Europe and Asia, especially), where it will come with the Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 1.7GHz processor instead of the Snapdragon S4 1.5GHz processor. Of course, there is the general perception that the S3 is not going to perform as well as the S4 despite having […]


HTC One S launches in Taiwan with 1.7GHz Snapdragon S3 processor

A while back, a leaked document revealed that HTC had a device dubbed the “Ville C” in the works. Based on the specs, it appeared to be lower-end version of the HTC One S and would feature a 1.7GHz Snapdragon S3 processor instead of a 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 processor. With the processor clocked higher, would it be able to account for the difference in processors used? It seems that the […]


GPS tweak for the HTC One S now available

Do you own the HTC One S? If so, do you find that getting a GPS lock on the device seems a bit slow? While a slow GPS lock on the One S isn’t exactly a complaint made by many HTC One S owners, it doesn’t mean that it can’t be improved, right? If you’re looking for a tweak that could make your One S’ GPS lock a bit faster, […]


HTC One S receives a kickstand case of its own

HTC One S owners, if you wish that your phone came with a built-in kickstand, unfortunately that will not be happening. However an alternative has been provided by none other than HTC themselves by introducing a series of protective cases designed for the One S in mind. These hard plastic cases will come in a variety of different colors and will offer owners some level of protection, although we do […]


HTC address One S micro arc oxidation chipping issue

Remember yesterday we reported that there were some HTC One S users complaining that their devices were starting to chip? This was in spite of HTC touting the One S as having a micro arc oxidation feature that was supposed to make the device five times stronger and more durable than aircraft grade aluminum. One S users who might have felt “cheated” at such claims will be pleased to know […]


HTC One S’ “micro arc oxidation” coating is chipping for some users

One of the features of the HTC One S that the company boasted about was its micro arc oxidation process that not only gave the device a ceramic feel, but supposedly enhanced its durability and made it five times stronger than aircraft grade aluminum. While that certainly sounds like a great feature, there have been reports from users (over at MoDaCo and the XDA forums) that the coating, particularly on […]


HTC One S knock-off in China to be priced below $200

The HTC One S was announced at MWC with some pretty decent specs, but unfortunately for those who are living in countries whose carriers do not provide heavy subsidies, expect to fork out a fair sum of money for the handset. Well the good news is that according to Android-Sale, an unknown factory in China will be releasing a knock-off version of the HTC One S that is expected to […]


HTC One X and One S could face delays over Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 production halt

The HTC One X is reported to be headed AT&T’s way and will be compatible with the carrier’s 4G LTE network. Unfortunately this means that the device will not be sporting NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 quad-core processor, but will instead rely on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 processor instead. However according to recent reports, TSMC, the manufacturer of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 has apparently put a halt to production about three weeks ago in […]