HTC seems to be in a tough spot, as its smartphone chief just announced his resignation effective immediately. Chialin Chang is departing the company to pursue a 'personal career plan,' and HTC has yet to appoint a replacement.
Business Tech February 14, 2018
Google closed its $1.1 billion deal with HTC to bring about 2,000 engineers into the fold. The new Googlers worked on the Pixel 2, and are expected to help Google chase Apple and the iPhone in the high-end smartphone market.
Google January 30, 2018
Samsung and other brands will probably shine during the Mobile World Congress 2018 as several brands confirmed the absence of their flagship devices. LG, Huawei, and HTC have opted to reveal their premium models separately from the expo.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 26, 2018
The HTC Vive Focus now supports 8K video content, courtesy of its partnership with VR streaming expert Visbit. The latter’s 8K VR Player can stream and download high-resolution contents untethered, thanks to the Visbit View-Optimized Streaming technology.
Gadgets January 25, 2018
HTC has revealed a new virtual reality headset and sequel to the Vive called the Vive Pro. It features higher-resolution displays, plus a new design and improved ergonomics.
CES 2018 January 9, 2018
HTC established some hype with a CES 2018 teaser for its VR headset. Their Twitter post hinted that a new Vive with 4K resolution might be revealed soon.
CES 2018 January 7, 2018
Apple's confession that it throttles iPhones' performance to make up for aging batteries sparked great controversy, fueling questions of whether it's a common practice across the smarpthone industry. Several Android makers say it's not, and they don't do it.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 30, 2017
At the Vive Developers Conference in Beijing, HTC unveiled the Vive Focus, a standalone virtual reality headset that offers both portability and power. HTC also announced the Vive Wave, an open platform for virtual reality content.
Gadgets November 14, 2017
The Logitech Bridge is HTC and Logitech's way to bring a real typing experience into the virtual reality space, even improving on it by way of customizations.
Computers November 4, 2017
Muskie, the smartphone that was supposed to become the Pixel 2 XL, was rejected by Google. The device, however, has now evolved into the HTC U11 Plus, the company's latest flagship.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 3, 2017
Google has finalized the acquisition of a part of HTC's smartphone division for $1.1 billion. For Google, the transaction improves its hardware expertise, but for HTC, it comes as a necessity.
Google September 21, 2017
After rumors of Google’s alleged plan to acquire HTC, the company has now officially announced that it’s buying off a part of HTC’s smartphone team for $1.1 billion. The deal should help Google make better Pixel phones.
Business Tech September 21, 2017
Google might be in the final stages of acquiring smartphone maker HTC, reports said. The move allegedly aims to unify and integrate many aspects involved in developing future Pixel phones.
Business Tech September 8, 2017
Remember HTC U11's gimmicky squeeze feature? Well, an Edge Sense update is rolling out, and it's aiming to turn the tide with user customizations.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 8, 2017
Oculus Rift creator and cofounder Palmer Luckey asked Redditors if he should buy the HTC Vive. No, not the headset, but the company’s actual virtual reality arm.
Business Tech August 27, 2017
HTC, which continues to struggle in the cutthroat smartphone industry, is reportedly planning to sell or spin off its Vive virtual reality business. There is also the possibility that HTC will sell the entire company.
Business Tech August 25, 2017
HTC just countered Facebook’s Oculus Rift price cut with its own Vive discount. The HTC Vive now only costs $599, and it comes bundled with three VR titles and a Viveport trial.
Wearable Tech August 22, 2017
The Google Pixel 2 was spotted in an FCC listing, confirming that it will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 and Android 8.0.1. Manufacturer HTC will also bring Edge Sense to the Pixel 2, giving it a squeezable edge.
Google August 16, 2017
HTC and Qualcomm have officially announced the Vive Standalone VR headset, coming exclusively to China soon. Powered by a Snapdragon 835 processor, the headset features inside-out positional tracking and doesn’t need a PC to run.
Wearable Tech July 27, 2017
HTC U11 is about to get more Edge Sense features soon enough, which should give users more reasons to squeeze their phones more often.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 26, 2017
A new HTC U11 Solar Red color option is now available in the United States, coming unlocked and compatible with all major carriers. HTC is also running a summer sale with up to $200 off select smartphones.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 20, 2017
The HTC U11 went through JerryRigEverything's scratch, burn, and bend test, but it didn't go so well. Owners might want to invest in a solid protective case to keep the smartphone safe and sound.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 14, 2017
The U.S. HTC U11 sports 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage, but other markets will get a beefier version. A leak reveals nine countries getting the U11 with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 9, 2017
HTC is now offering 'Star Trek: Bridge Crew' as a free pack-in for anyone who buys a new HTC Vive. But hurry, the deal ends on June 30.
Video Games May 31, 2017
HTC is changing the mobile VR headset scene with its new device Link. Not quite a Vive and not quite like the usual smartphone-powered headsets, as it's somewhere in between.
Wearable Tech May 26, 2017
The HTC U11 is finally official and apparently worth the wait, boasting top-notch specs all around. The smartphone rocks new Edge Sense technology, a sleek design, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and more, and it's now up for preorder.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 17, 2017
The upcoming HTC U 11 will ditch the headphone jack like other flagship phones did. But worry not, as the phone will include a 3.5mm adapter in the box.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 4, 2017
Part of a retail box shows the purported specs of the upcoming HTC 11 and it's shaping up as a real beast. Snapdragon 835 power, up to 6 GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage, and more exciting specs boost the hype ahead of the May 16 unveiling.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 1, 2017
HTC has kicked off a neat, new promotion in the United States, offering substantial discounts on top smartphones. Called 'Spring is Sprung,' this limited-time promo offers the HTC U Ultra, HTC 10, HTC Bolt and HTC One A9 at up to $300 off.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 17, 2017
Trusted tipster Evan Blass has just shared new images of the long-rumored HTC U 'Ocean' smartphone, and it looks aesthetically similar to the U Ultra. Here’s everything you need to know, including rumored specs, and a possible release date.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 17, 2017
HTC has officially launched its new HTC One X10 midranger, albeit only in Russia for now. The smartphone comes with a focus on battery life and good specs for its price point, and should soon launch in more markets worldwide.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 14, 2017
The Google Pixel 2 line will come from HTC later this year, but smartphone makers are reportedly racing already for the chance to make the Pixel 3 due in 2018. Potential partners include HTC, LG and more, according to a new report.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 31, 2017
U.S. carrier T-Mobile has started upgrading its HTC One M9 to Android 7.0 Nougat. The update is apparently rolling out now over the air and a number of device owners already got the treat.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 22, 2017
The HTC U Ultra is among the sleekest Android flagships of this year, but is it durable enough to warrant a hefty investment? These scratch, burn, and bend tests might give you an idea.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 20, 2017
HTC has released a virtual assistant called Sense Companion with its recent U Ultra and U Play smartphones, and now it's expanding the assistant's availability. The HTC Sense Companion app is now available on Google Play for other HTC devices as well.
Apps/Software March 15, 2017
Images of the HTC One X10 have leaked online yet again and offers a peek into the impending handset. The leaked images point to a fingerprint sensor and metal body for the mid-range handset.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 19, 2017
As HTC keeps trying to make a comeback, some U.S. carriers have removed HTC postpaid handsets from their websites. This could either be a result of poor performance, or a move to make room for new HTC smartphones expected this year.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 17, 2017
HTC is pulling back from the entry-level smartphone market, reports say, opting to release six or seven exclusively top-tier smartphones this year. Its entry-level phones presently at retailers, however, will continue being sold.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 17, 2017
HTC is working on a mobile VR headset that will be released before the end of the year. The device, however, will not be as simple as "a phone slapped onto a headset" like the Samsung Gear VR.
Wearable Tech February 15, 2017
Specs of the HTC 10's successor - the HTC 11 - have leaked online and reveal that it will house a Snapdragon 835 CPU and 6 GB of RAM. The HTC 11 is not expected to debut at the MWC 2017 this month.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 7, 2017
A video has been released by HTC which records the reaction of fans towards the company’s latest HTC U Ultra. Here's a look at what the fans have to say about the smartphone.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 3, 2017
HTC has rolled out Android 7.0 Nougat update for One M9 users. The update is currently available to countries in mainland Europe, Turkey and Africa but will be pushed out to more regions in a few days.
Apps/Software February 3, 2017
The mid-range HTC U Play smartphone faces off against sibling HTC Bolt. Here is a comparison highlighting the features and specifications of the two HTC handsets.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 29, 2017
HTC has confirmed that it won’t release an Android Wear smartwatch in the near future. The reason behind the inhibition is market uncertainty, as confirmed by HTC’s president of smartphone and connected devices in an interview.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 26, 2017
Images of HTC’s alleged smartwatch codenamed 'Halfbeak' have yet again leaked by virtue of a photo set published on Weibo. Under Armour’s logo was shown, again, which signals a collaboration between the two to introduce a fitness-focused device soon.
Wearable Tech January 23, 2017