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HTC announces low-cost Desire U 4

HTC announces low-cost Desire U 4

25 January, 2013 | comments (56)

HTC has announced the newest addition to its Android smartphone range in the form of the Desire U. The Desire U is a budget smartphone and slots above the previous announced Desire C. The Desire U has the familiar HTC family look to it, which...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Alleged images of HTC M7 with Sense 5.0 leak

Alleged images of HTC M7 with Sense 5.0 leak

21 January, 2013 | comments (61)

We have been hearing about HTC's upcoming flagship, known only as the M7 for now, for quite some time now. We have seen the leaked specifications as well as an early render. Now we have what are allegedly the actual pictures of the device....

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Nokia sacks 300 IT employees,  transfers 820 to other companies

Nokia sacks 300 IT employees, transfers 820 to other companies

17 January, 2013 | comments (225)

Nokia is still not over the hard times. The company sold its headquarters and leased it back, laid off 1000 factory workers in Finland, slashed another 4000 but still promised to open up to 4000 new jobs in its Vietnam-based factory. Nokia's...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC Butterfly hits stores in Russia, rest of Europe to follow soon

HTC Butterfly hits stores in Russia, rest of Europe to follow soon

17 January, 2013 | comments (57)

Just ten days after the HTC Butterfly hit Australian shores, now the 5", 1080p smartphone is finally making its way to Europe's stores, specifically those in Russia. The device should make the Russians quite happy as they are the first in...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC DROID DNA falls to $99 for new Verizon customers

HTC DROID DNA falls to $99 for new Verizon customers

17 January, 2013 | comments (23)

The price of the HTC DROID DNA keeps falling the 5 1080p Android flagship started off at $200 (with contract), then fell to $150, then to $120 and now its at $100. The deal comes courtesy of Amazon Wireless and is for new customers...


HTC M7 smartphone leaks through a rendered image

HTC M7 smartphone leaks through a rendered image

17 January, 2013 | comments (116)

We have already seen the rumored specifications for the HTC M7, the company's upcoming flagship device and supposedly a replacement for the One X. Now we have a rendered image to go with it. The rendered image looks strikingly similar to the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC Q4 results show poor revenues, plummeting profits

HTC Q4 results show poor revenues, plummeting profits

07 January, 2013 | comments (52)

HTC released its unaudited Q4 results, which met the company's dim prediction but missed on what analysts expected. Operating income was NT$600 million (around $21 million) while net income before taxes was NT$1 billion (around $35...

Tags: HTC, Finance, Touch UI


HTC Butterfly now on sale in Australia, Europe still waiting

HTC Butterfly now on sale in Australia, Europe still waiting

07 January, 2013 | comments (48)

The international, unlocked variant of the HTC J Butterfly (or DROID DNA as our US friends know it), known as HTC X920e Butterfly, is now available for purchase in Australia. Currently, the unlocked, SIM-free device is offered exclusively by...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC CEO blames poor marketing for 2012 results

HTC CEO blames poor marketing for 2012 results

04 January, 2013 | comments (235)

In an interview with The Wall Street Journal HTC CEO Peter Chou has shared his thoughts on the company's poor performance in 2012. HTC's leader has put his finger on the insufficient marketing the company has done in the last year to promote...

Tags: HTC, Misc


HTC DROID DNA for Verizon gets a price cut, now costs $120

HTC DROID DNA for Verizon gets a price cut, now costs $120

03 January, 2013 | comments (22)

Judging by the way things are shaping up, 2013 will be the year of Android flagships with 5" 1080p screens. HTC's phone is already out - for US carrier Verizon it's called the DROID DNA and has already seen its first price cuts. The best deal...


Amazon cuts prices on 8X and Lumia 920 even further

Amazon cuts prices on 8X and Lumia 920 even further

28 December, 2012 | comments (132)

Amazon has gotten pretty aggressive with the price cuts for Windows Phone 8 handsets. About a month ago, they cut the price of two WP8 flagships, the Nokia Lumia 920 and HTC Windows Phone 8X, and now they've cut them again. The Nokia Lumia 920 is...


Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean is now available for HTC One S

Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean is now available for HTC One S

26 December, 2012 | comments (135)

HTC One S owners around the world have a good reason to smile today. Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean is now seeding to the Taiwanese company's likable mid-ranger. The OS update is currently available for the international version of the smartphone....

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Apple has 53.3% of US sales in last trimester, Android strong in EU

Apple has 53.3% of US sales in last trimester, Android strong in EU

21 December, 2012 | comments (82)

According to data gathered by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech Apple has secured a 53.3% sales share in the US in the 12 weeks ending on November 25. The main culprit for the impressive result is the iPhone 5. Apple has passed the 50% mark for the first...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, HTC, Nokia, Sony


HTC M7 upcoming flagship leaks, said to boast a 468ppi screen

HTC M7 upcoming flagship leaks, said to boast a 468ppi screen

18 December, 2012 | comments (130)

After outing the HTC Butterfly/DNA last month, HTC is once again looking to make waves with a ultra high-res screen, except with a more compact size. The latest bit of online gossip has it that the company's upcoming M7 flagship is set to...


HTC said to have dropped plans for a 5-inch WP8 smartphone

HTC said to have dropped plans for a 5-inch WP8 smartphone

17 December, 2012 | comments (55)

According to Bloomberg, HTC had plans for producing a large screen Windows Phone 8 smartphone, but has recently decided to abandon the project. The reason for this turn of events is simple - Microsoft hasn't included support for resolutions...


Verizon DROIDs go up for cheap for the holidays

Verizon DROIDs go up for cheap for the holidays

15 December, 2012 | comments (6)

Motorola unveiled their new RAZR series a few months back at their On Display event in New York, where US residents were pleasantly surprised by the low on-contract prices for the DROID RAZR HD, RAZR MAXX HD, and RAZR M. Verizon has slashed...


Butterfly sells very well, HTC has to increase shipments

Butterfly sells very well, HTC has to increase shipments

12 December, 2012 | comments (68)

HTC became the first manufacturer to out a 5 inch FullHD-display wielding smartphone, and it seemed to have caught everyone by surprise, including themselves. While other companies are busy announcing 5" 1080p devices of their own, HTC is already...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC One SV comes to Europe, UK and Germany first

HTC One SV comes to Europe, UK and Germany first

11 December, 2012 | comments (28)

HTC announced the Android 4.0-running One SV last month and now we learn the smartphone will be making its way to Europe. The first countries to get the device are the UK and Germany and it will even have 4G LTE on select carriers like EE in...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI, LTE


HTC One XL, ONE X+, EVO 4G LTE get PlayStation certification

HTC One XL, ONE X+, EVO 4G LTE get PlayStation certification

10 December, 2012 | comments (39)

Just after its two-month anniversary, the PlayStation Mobile store got support for a few new HTC devices: the HTC One XL, the EVO 4G LTE and the One X+. They are joining the already supported One X, One S and One V bringing the number of...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Leaked Jelly Bean update list gives hope tor HTC owners

Leaked Jelly Bean update list gives hope tor HTC owners

10 December, 2012 | comments (97)

A leaked list of HTC smartphones to receive the Jelly Bean update includes several variants of the One S and One X, as well as the Droid Incredible 4G and EVO 4G. HTC has been a little late to the party in regards to letting everyone know if and...