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Apple and Samsung outstrip Nokia as top smartphone vendors in Q2

Apple and Samsung outstrip Nokia as top smartphone vendors in Q2

29 July, 2011 | comments (185)

Q2 of 2011 is now almost over and the results are in for the smartphone shipments volumes. Just a week ago it became certain that Apple has surpassed Nokia in smartphone shipments for Q2 but now Samsung and HTC have released their numbers. Strategy...


HTC Vigor could have 1280 x 720 display, 1.5GHz CPU

HTC Vigor could have 1280 x 720 display, 1.5GHz CPU

29 July, 2011 | comments (40)

The name ‘HTC Vigor’ surfaced a few days back through a leaked imaged taken through its camera but today we have some more information regarding this phone. This information comes through benchmark scores that were ran on the phones and they aren’t...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Vodafone UK dumping the upcoming GSM HTC EVO 3D

Vodafone UK dumping the upcoming GSM HTC EVO 3D

28 July, 2011 | comments (28)

Vodafone UK has announced it is not going to offer the HTC EVO 3D and has already removed it from its Coming Soon section. The reason - delays! The HTC EVO 3D was announced just a month ago and it is already available for pre-order from various...


WP7-running HTC Ignite and Prime could go official soon

WP7-running HTC Ignite and Prime could go official soon

28 July, 2011 | comments (23)

After months of silence, the HTC Prime and Ignite, a pair of Windows Phone 7 devices, have resurfaced at the Dutch website of popular retail chain ThePhoneHouse where they are listed as "Coming soon". The HTC Prime packs a slide-out QWERTY, while...


HTC willing to talk it over with Apple on patent suits

HTC willing to talk it over with Apple on patent suits

26 July, 2011 | comments (60)

Apple and HTC have been locked in patent suits for some time now and have each won a battle in the ongoing war against each other. Now HTC CFO Winston Yung came up and said “We’re open to having discussions.” in order to resolve matters outside the...

Tags: HTC, Apple


HTC Ruby for T-Mobile gets leaked on Flickr

HTC Ruby for T-Mobile gets leaked on Flickr

25 July, 2011 | comments (9)

A few days back an unknown HTC device was spotted in some pictures on Flickr. The pictures were actually of the HTC Flyer but thanks to its glossy display (which otherwise would be a bit of an annoyance) we were able to get a sneak peek at the back...


HTC EVO 3D up for pre-order in the UK, costs £499.99

HTC EVO 3D up for pre-order in the UK, costs £499.99

22 July, 2011 | comments (18)

The HTC EVO 3D will be released in the beginning of September and you can pre-order yours now in the UK. The available offers include both a sim-free handset, as well as carrier subsidized ones with T-Mobile and Vodafone. Currently, you can...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC Desire Z Gingerbread update starts rolling out

HTC Desire Z Gingerbread update starts rolling out

15 July, 2011 | comments (79)

Amidst all the excitement surrounding the original HTC Desire getting the Android Gingerbread update, the Desire Z owners are probably feeling left out. But you have no reason to feel that way anymore as HTC has started rolling out the Gingerbread...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Apple files another lawsuit as court battle with HTC heats up

Apple files another lawsuit as court battle with HTC heats up

12 July, 2011 | comments (226)

Seeing the rate at which lawsuits are being filed in the mobile industry, we are starting to worry that soon there will be more people in the legal departments of smartphone manufacturing companies than in their R&D centers. Apple and HTC are...

Tags: HTC, Apple, Touch UI


HTC Desire Z Gingerbread update coming up this month

HTC Desire Z Gingerbread update coming up this month

12 July, 2011 | comments (25)

This might not be the best example of punctuality in the world, but the Gingerbread update for the Desire Z QWERTY smartphone is getting close to being released. Various HTC branches confirmed through their Facebook pages that the Android 2.3.3...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC Status starts taking pre-orders for AT&T customers

HTC Status starts taking pre-orders for AT&T customers

11 July, 2011 | comments (13)

We caught wind of the HTC Status late last month and as its name suggests it's all about social networking. It was in fact officially announced by AT&T on the big 'F', (that's Facebook) and now the pre-order gates have opened to those itching to...


HTC starts unlocking bootloaders with Sensation and EVO 3D

HTC starts unlocking bootloaders with Sensation and EVO 3D

11 July, 2011 | comments (27)

A few months back HTC had started launching new phones with locked bootloaders. This resulted in a backlash from the developer and modder community following which HTC announced that they will be revising their bootloader policy. Today HTC has...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC Desire Gingerbread update coming this month

HTC Desire Gingerbread update coming this month

09 July, 2011 | comments (59)

The thrilling story of the Gingerbread update on the HTC Desire will come to an end this month. After announcing the update, then denying it and then announcing it will be made available and then finally revealing that there will be some cutbacks...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Microsoft demands royalties for every Samsung droid made

Microsoft demands royalties for every Samsung droid made

06 July, 2011 | comments (197)

Microsoft is demanding Samsung to cash in $15 for every Android phone sold to date on the base of using several of Microsoft's patents in these devices. HTC as the first company to give in to Microsoft claims and Samsung is now next. We bet...


HTC posts record profit, revenue in Q2 2011

HTC posts record profit, revenue in Q2 2011

06 July, 2011 | comments (36)

HTC has just posted its financial results for the second quarter of the year and things are looking pretty great for the Taiwanese manufacturer. Asia's second largest smartphone maker has scored record revenue and profit in the three months ending...

Tags: HTC, Misc


HTC EVO 3D now available for pre-order SIM-free

HTC EVO 3D now available for pre-order SIM-free

03 July, 2011 | comments (33)

When the HTC EVO 3D became official in Europe a few days ago, the information on its pricing was rather scarce. Today, we know how much one will set you back, should you decide to order this highly desirable handset sans contract and SIM...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


1.5 GHz HTC Eternity leaks, boasts a huge 4.7-inch Super LCD screen

1.5 GHz HTC Eternity leaks, boasts a huge 4.7-inch Super LCD screen

30 June, 2011 | comments (87)

An image of the first HTC handset to ship with the latest Windows Phone 7 version - Mango just surfaced. The HTC Eternity is certainly entering rumorland with a bang - it features a monstrous 4.7-inch Super LCD screen. It's certainly a...


HTC Desire Gingerbread nears release, already in testing

HTC Desire Gingerbread nears release, already in testing

30 June, 2011 | comments (35)

A few hours ago HTC announced it is already testing the Gingerbread for the original Desire and will start the QA procedures this week. Obviously the update is nearing release and the wait will be over soon. Initially HTC promised a Gingerbread...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC EVO 3D with T-Mobile USA 3G bands passes FCC testing

HTC EVO 3D with T-Mobile USA 3G bands passes FCC testing

30 June, 2011 | comments (21)

The European GSM-enabled HTC EVO 3D recently went official but 3D-loving GSM fans in the US were seemingly left out of the party. Luckily this is about to change pretty soon as the EVO 3D is on its way to T-Mobile. The news was brought to us by...


HTC Status for AT&T gets announced on Facebook

HTC Status for AT&T gets announced on Facebook

29 June, 2011 | comments (21)

This is hardly a surprise to us. After we saw it in leaked pictures barely a week ago, the U.S. version of the HTC ChaCha got officially announced on Facebook under the name HTC Status - quite a fitting moniker for the phone which is designed to...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI