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It's official: HTC First UK launch is cancelled

It's official: HTC First UK launch is cancelled

23 May, 2013 | comments (39)

HTC First took yet another critical hit today. The UK carrier EE (the merged Orange and T-Mobile) has confirmed it won't launch the HTC First in Britain and the pre-orders won't be fulfilled. This strike on the HTC First comes shortly after...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC exec claims HTC One already reached 5 million sales

HTC exec claims HTC One already reached 5 million sales

23 May, 2013 | comments (89)

The HTC One got a troubled start due to supply shortages of crucial components the aluminum unibody and the UltraPixel camera sensor but an anonymous HTC exec speaking to the Wall Street Journal claims the phone has been doing pretty well...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC Desire 600 dual sim goes official, Sense 5 on board

HTC Desire 600 dual sim goes official, Sense 5 on board

23 May, 2013 | comments (62)

The HTC One leads the charge of the Sense 5 experience and now the HTC Desire 600 dual sim fills the ranks with an affordable alternative. The smartphone was introduced today and is supposed to bring many of the One's premium features at a far lower...

Tags: HTC, Android, Dual SIM


HTC J One makes its way to Japan's KDDI carrier

HTC J One makes its way to Japan's KDDI carrier

21 May, 2013 | comments (43)

The HTC One has made its way to Japanese carrier KDDI under the J One moniker. The device sports the same beautiful aluminum design, but now packs a microSD card slot for storage expansion. The HTC J One also differentiates from its...

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HTC One to get Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update in 2-3 weeks

HTC One to get Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update in 2-3 weeks

18 May, 2013 | comments (71)

The HTC One, the Taiwanese flagship smartphone was launched back in March with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on board, and it looks like the company might soon roll out the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update for the smartphone as well. According to a...

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HTC deals with shortages, ramps up One production

HTC deals with shortages, ramps up One production

17 May, 2013 | comments (56)

HTC, having put its legal troubles and component shortages behind it, is ready to double up its production of the HTC one this month, in anticipation of what it hopes to be a "high-end sales" period during the coming months. The HTC One,...

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HTC One update on Sprint improves touch key sensitivity

HTC One update on Sprint improves touch key sensitivity

17 May, 2013 | comments (20)

The HTC One on Sprint has received a software update, which bumps up the version number to 1.29.651.10. The main change in this update is an improvement in the Back and Home key sensitivity. The HTC One has a minor issue where the capacitive...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


AT&T to allegedly discontinue the HTC First due to poor sales

AT&T to allegedly discontinue the HTC First due to poor sales

14 May, 2013 | comments (44)

The first Facebook phone, it seems, has been a failure. Sales of the HTC First have been a disappointment, to the point where AT&T, the sole carrier of the device in the US, had to slash the price from $99 to $0.99 within a month of the phone's...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


AT&T's HTC First gets a price cut, now available for $0.99

AT&T's HTC First gets a price cut, now available for $0.99

08 May, 2013 | comments (9)

HTC First is a mid-ranger exclusive to the AT&T network that launched just under a month ago. It's the only phone where the recently announced Facebook Home launcher is available by default and integrates deeper into the Android OS. HTC First...

Tags: HTC, Android, AT&T


Boosted by the One launch HTC revenues rise 23% in April

Boosted by the One launch HTC revenues rise 23% in April

06 May, 2013 | comments (106)

HTC hasn't had the best of times in the market over the past year and a half, losing huge chunks of its market share and seeing revenues contract rapidly. However, the April numbers show that the company may finally be starting to see the light at...

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HTC removes HDR microphone from the One's spec sheet

HTC removes HDR microphone from the One's spec sheet

02 May, 2013 | comments (35)

HTC has removed the HDR microphone from HTC One's specs sheet, promo pages and local official websites. This is a result of the legal battle between Nokia and the supplier - ST Microelectronics. In case you've missed the news, HTC's flagship...

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HTC posts complete Q1 2013 results, projections for Q2 2013

HTC posts complete Q1 2013 results, projections for Q2 2013

02 May, 2013 | comments (102)

HTC is still in a downhill slide, posting negative growth numbers quarter after quarter. Today, the company has released its consolidated results for the first quarter of the year and everything is down compared to the same quarter last year. The...

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HTC Watch closes in six EU countries on May 31

HTC Watch closes in six EU countries on May 31

01 May, 2013 | comments (23)

HTC Watch video service was launched back in May 2011 with the HTC Sensation smartphone. It offers various Hollywood movies for rent and download. As it seems though it didn't gather enough interest and HTC will be limiting its availability. HTC...

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HTC M4 surfaces, looks like a mid-range variant of the HTC One

HTC M4 surfaces, looks like a mid-range variant of the HTC One

01 May, 2013 | comments (72)

It seems HTC is planning on releasing a younger sibling to the critically acclaimed HTC One. The HTC M4 as it is called for now (the One was called M7 at one point) looks very similar to the HTC One but will have downgraded specifications and a...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


16GB HTC One to hit Taiwan carriers this week

16GB HTC One to hit Taiwan carriers this week

29 April, 2013 | comments (33)

A word has arrived that HTC One with 16GB of built-in memory will make it to its home market this week. All three major wireless service providers in Taiwan will offer the smartphone with the new, lower storage capacity. The largest carrier...

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HTC President pleased with the Galaxy S4 reviews

HTC President pleased with the Galaxy S4 reviews

29 April, 2013 | comments (109)

A majority of the Samsung Galaxy S4 reviews hit the internet this past week (although ours was out a month ago because that's just how we roll) and although Samsung should be generally pleased with the response the phone has received it seems HTC...

Tags: HTC, Samsung, Android


HTC One to get new mics after the current stock is exhausted

HTC One to get new mics after the current stock is exhausted

28 April, 2013 | comments (72)

HTC has clarified that the injunction filed by Nokia for the dual-membrane microphone in its flagship smartphone in The Netherlands is against STMicroelectronics (a supplier of components to HTC) and not against the Taiwanese company...

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HTC Butterfly to launch in the Netherlands this May

HTC Butterfly to launch in the Netherlands this May

25 April, 2013 | comments (24)

The HTC Butterfly has the distinction of being the first phone with a 1080p screen to hit the global market. The story after that is less glamorous it was only launched in a few countries before attention shifted to the HTC One. The HTC Butterfly...

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HTC One update brings further improvements to the camera

HTC One update brings further improvements to the camera

25 April, 2013 | comments (72)

The HTC One is yet to go on sale in many parts of the world but that hasn't stopped HTC from constantly releasing a stream of updates for the device. After the recent update that improved camera performance we have another one that improves things...

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Preliminary ban of HTC One lifted in the Netherlands

Preliminary ban of HTC One lifted in the Netherlands

24 April, 2013 | comments (73)

Yesterday, the Dutch court granted an injunction against the HTC One due to the use of a proprietary microphone belonging to Nokia. However, today The Hague ruled that HTC was not at fault, and has allowed the sales of the HTC One in Holland to...

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