HTC fans in the US, listen up. The snazzy blue-hued version of the company's flagship phone is headed to Best Buy retail stores on September 15. … Read more
Microsoft on Tuesday revealed plans to buy Nokia's device and services division for $7.2 billion. The company views the deal as its way to gain more traction in a smartphone market currently dominated by Apple and Samsung. It's also a way for Microsoft to become more Apple-like, controlling both hardware and software.
While the move could help Microsoft in mobile, it also could upset the software maker's other Windows Phone partners and push them away from … Read more
If your phone needs consist of calling, texting, and a bit of social networking, then there's really no need to be looking toward the blistering performance, massive screens, and sky-high prices of the flagship phones. Instead, a well-thought-out budget mobile will do the trick nicely and leave you with a wad of cash left over.
HTC reckons its Desire 300 might be just such a phone. It packs a 4.3-inch screen, dual-core processor, and a 5-megapixel camera -- very low-end specs, but it's apparently going to come with a similarly low-end price. HTC hasn't confirmed exactly … Read more
BERLIN -- With its all-metal design and full-HD screen, the HTC One is a stunning piece of kit, whether you're a hardened tech nerd or a casual phone fan with deep pockets. If your budget is a bit tighter -- or you simply have better things to spend your money on -- the Desire 601 might be more up your street.
It has a 4.5-inch display, a dual-core processor, LTE connectivity, and a 5-megapixel camera, all wrapped up in a body that's taken design cues from its big brother. HTC hasn't announced pricing or availability yet, … Read more
BERLIN -- With its dual front-facing speakers, the HTC One smartphone already provides some of the best noise you'll get from a phone. If that's not quite enough for you then check out the BoomBass. This rechargeable, portable speaker adds extra low-end to your HTC phone to give a warmer, richer sound -- in theory, at least.
There's no official word on price or availability yet, but HTC reckons it'll be on sale later this year and rumours have suggested a £60 price tag.Design At about 3 inches square, the BoomBass is a very … Read more
BERLIN -- If you're a little bored of the usual white, grey, and black phones hanging around, then HTC has another option for you. Joining its gorgeous red hue, the HTC One and the One Mini are now available in a shiny new shade of blue.
Looks good, right? Have patience though as HTC hasn't yet said exactly where or when it's going to be available. The red version has recently gone on sale in the UK, exclusively to retailer Phones 4 U. Whether the blue model will be an exclusive too -- and if it demands … Read more
The three designers -- vice president of design Thomas Chien, senior manager of design Justin Huang, and development director Wu Chien-Hung -- were reportedly arrested by the police on Saturday. News of their arrest caused HTC's shares to tumble nearly 6 percent on Monday.
The trio is accused of downloading information on HTC's new Sense 6.0 UI design and filing fraudulent commission fees to HTC of more … Read more
If you're too busy using your HTC smartphone to play games or browser the Web, the phone-maker has come up with a rather...unusual solution for taking a call that doesn't throw you off your groove: an accessory that answers calls for you.
The HTC Mini+ follows the HTC Mini before it (not to be confused with the HTC One Mini smartphone) in this endeavor, using Bluetooth to field calls, view texts and e-mails, and trigger your phone's camera from a distance.
This time, the Mini+ also adds an IR blaster to function as a remote control … Read more
The HTC One Mini has everything it should to bear the chic HTC One name: a gorgeously crafted hardware and software design, with solid performance chops to match.
But don't think that "Mini" means you're simply getting a shrunken HTC One. Instead, this only slightly smaller handset steps back the internals across the board -- in video capture resolution, processing brawn, storage capacity, and extra features like the (absent) IR blaster and NFC. Make no mistake, this Mini is a fantastic midtier, midprice choice with enough stamina, speed, and style to go the distance.
The Mini … Read more
New photos and details of the HTC One Max have landed online, echoing early hardware and software rumors of an extra large phone with a 5.9-inch display.
Once known by its 'T6' code name, the HTC One Max is expected to officially break cover in the coming weeks. Rumors have been spinning for the better part of 2013, suggesting that a phablet-sized version of the HTC One flagship handset was imminent.