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HTC Droid DNA receiving Android 4.4.2 KitKat and Sense 5.5 on April 24th

The HTC Droid DNA is officially receiving Android 4.4.2 KitKat and Sense 5.5 this Thursday. Pretty amazing considering the phone launched before the One flagship line. Kudos, HTC!

Android 4.3 heading to T-Mobile HTC One this week, Droid DNA in December

Good news, HTC One users on T-Mobile! HTC’s Jason Mackenzie just announced via Twitter that the Android 4.3 update for the HTC One has just been approved by T-Mobile, and you should see the update hitting your devices in the next few days. It was only a few weeks ago that the update hit both […]

HTC One to skip Android 4.2.2 in the US, will receive Android 4.3 by Sept (Canada and Droid DNA as well)

With the HTC One being HTC’s premier flagship device, there’s no questions smartphone maker is doing their best to not only promote the device, but support the device with timely firmware updates. Originally launching with Android 4.1.2, we’ve since seen the device receive updates to Android 4.2.2 in Asia and European markets, but as so […]

What’s the best Android phone as of June 2013?

The summer months are approaching at breakneck speed it seems, and a lot of folks are going to be due for upgrades soon. Now’s as good a time as any to highlight the Android landscape’s best smartphones as of June 2013.

DROID DNA going for free in latest Verizon sale

Verizon doesn’t have an HTC One to offer you, but one of the carrier’s other HTC phones is being offered for absolutely nothing at all. Come get your coupon for a free HTC DROID DNA.

HTC posts source code for One and Droid DNA

The HTC One isn’t available on a global basis just yet, but the phone’s source code is. HTC just posted the files along with those for last year’s Droid DNA. The One’s code offers devs and tinkerers their first opportunity to check out the behind-the-scenes workings of such new Sense elements as BlinkFeed. The availability […]

HTC DROID DNA now receiving OTA upgrade

Yesterday, we learned that the HTC DROID DNA would be receiving a software upgrade over-the-air, and now the upgrade is rolling out to folks all over the land of the free and the home of the brave. It’s 103MB in size, and should bring with it many important bug fixes and improvements. Verizon’s changelog says […]

HTC DROID DNA S-OFF achieved, but at a cost

The HTC DROID DNA has proven to be one tough cookie to crack in a software-only fashion, but it looks like the handy engineers and developers of the Android world have achieved S-OFF on the device. There is one catch, though: the process requires J-TAG, and that’s not something the common user should look to […]

Review: Nillkin case for the HTC Droid DNA [VIDEO]

As you guys well know by now, I cycle between Android devices like I do my underoos (every few weeks). Since I’m often selling a previous device for the next greatest model, I like to ensure my devices stay in tip-top shape and near mint condition. There’s no better way to guarantee that than by […]

In wake of HTC M7 leak, Droid DNA gets a taste of Sense 5

Over the weekend not only did we get a leaked peek at the upcoming HTC M7 flagship, but we also got an early glimpse at Sense 5. Now the new version of HTC’s custom interface has found itself on Verizon’s Droid DNA. The image surfaced at LeakROMS, and likely only represents a port of the […]

Review: $5 Poetic Palette case for the HTC Droid DNA [VIDEO]

I’ve shown off many a case here on Phandroid, highlighting the best the interwebs has to offer in keeping your device safe and blemish free from life’s mishaps. Today’s case “review” is a little bit different in that I have officially found my first case I am not only unhappy with — I feel the […]

Best Android Smartphones of 2012

The year is almost over (in fact, we’re less than 24 hours a way if your calendar hasn’t been working as of late) and it’s time to take a look at what the best devices of 2012 have turned out to be. There were many heavy hitters from the camps of Samsung, Motorola, HTC and […]

Would you want this red HTC Droid DNA?

Check this out. We’re looking at a special edition HTC DROID DNA made for Verizon employees in a special red color scheme. And it’s very red, indeed. Each handset is numbered and stamped “Verizon Employee Limited Edition,” and that’s exactly why regular customers won’t be able to get their hands on one. But would you […]

HTC Droid DNA Review

If you live by the axiom that bigger is better, you probably understand where Verizon is coming from with the release of the HTC DROID DNA. With its high-res 5-inch display, the phone joins the class of devices pushing the limits of just how big a smartphone can be, but unlike some of those handsets, […]

Now available: HTC Droid DNA from Verizon

HTC’s latest flagship device has made its way to the US under the guise of the HTC DROID DNA for Verizon. The carrier’s latest Droid model is available now for $199 with a new two-year contract. The Droid DNA features a 5-inch, 1080p display, quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro CPU, and an pair of HD cameras […]