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HTC launches Mini: a remote control for the HTC Butterfly

26 January, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
HTC launches Mini: a remote control for the HTC Butterfly  - read the full textThe Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC has launched a remote control device for its Butterfly smartphone. HTC Mini, an NFC-enabled remote control, is now offered in China alongside its flagship device. HTC Mini connects to the device through Bluetooth and helps you make calls without...

 

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Does this "Mini" has MP3 player & wifi internet?
I feel this is one of the best product innovation in 2013. Apple should have come out this product before HTC did!

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  • 2013-01-28 03:10
  • wceF

Ok tell me this is one of those article from The Onion other wise I know it's only Jan but my prediction is that this will be the no. 1 useless gadget of 2013. what a joke.

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  • 2013-01-27 20:48
  • PAXp

If it ws for 7inch tablet like galaxy tab 2 its ok but for 5 inch phone its useless

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  • 2013-01-27 20:20
  • bC16

hey! what if, just saying, they add to this a large display, android OS, a bigger battery, and SIM slot, camera and a 3.5mm jack? wow! I think I'm on something here...

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  • 2013-01-27 19:33
  • ajZS

The last thing I need is another phone to use another smartphone...

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  • 2013-01-27 19:14
  • ni}W

> In reply to halo @ 2013-01-27 14:43 from UiBx - click to readwhen was the last time majority of people fall in love with what they have never experienced? All I'm saying, is that let's have a feel of it and therefore we can criticize it... it's so childish to criticize something we haven't used but saw it. However, anything new or change it is not easy to be accepted get used of it...
we cannot use same thing all the time, someone needs to develop a new thing. I'm too shocked by this mini remote but let's have a feel of it first..

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  • 2013-01-27 16:49
  • NrEd

When I read the news I thought they developed a remote for their 7" tablet, that would be somewhat OK.
But then I found out it's for their smartphone... FAIL!

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  • 2013-01-27 16:36
  • 3pwj

> In reply to Backstab @ 2013-01-27 15:49 from 8Ft} - click to readNow HTC is working on the "nano remote" to control this "mini remote" on their HTC smartphones!

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  • 2013-01-27 16:11
  • wceF

> In reply to Backstab @ 2013-01-27 15:49 from 8Ft} - click to readYeah a practical joke...

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  • 2013-01-27 16:08
  • U@4A

might as well get the sony watch

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  • 2013-01-27 15:56
  • imWi

Wow!!! a remote for your phone?? LOL Of all the dumb ideas... What next HTC?? A remote for your remote? Lol!

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  • 2013-01-27 15:49
  • 8Ft}

This is so weird....

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  • 2013-01-27 15:49
  • gIHU

Lol Android innovation at its best. Hilarious. Hopefully Samsung comes out with a phone and a remote and another remote to control the remote.

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  • 2013-01-27 15:25
  • IVKF

> In reply to Keke @ 2013-01-27 13:28 from NrQu - click to readHey guy, go back and read the whole article again. After you finish, just tell everybody about this kind of innovation. People didn't just make comments. They read and found out that it was not so creative. And remember, people want new innovation, but not dumb innovation!

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  • 2013-01-27 14:43
  • UiBx

Not Good

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  • 2013-01-27 13:49
  • tDxb

Let the new technology come to surface...what's wrong with something new? you guys haven't seen neither touched it but amply criticizing it. constructive criticism are good if only are done experientially. I'm eager to see how it works. what will you guys say,if many companies show interest to that which was started by HTC? HTC does always come up with new technology, thats why I'm not appalled.keep up the good work...HTC for life no matter what

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  • 2013-01-27 13:28
  • NrQu

Let me see if I got it right.... smartphones have become so huge we now have to use a smaller remote for them?!?!?!?!
Really? How dumb is that?
The design is great, would love to have a telephone with this looks at my house or maybe as a stylish low price, simple mobile like those ones for seniors, but as a remote? this is a joke... maybe Apple could sell them lol

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  • 2013-01-27 13:04
  • mFFn

Hahaha! While the other guys try their best to push screens all the way to the edges and thinning down the phones (Samsung even making a flexible OLED to wrap around/fold/roll the screen in your pocket), HTC just decides, "Hey, let's carry another device in the other pocket!"

If it has strong VIBRATE, maybe there's a market for this?!!

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  • 2013-01-27 12:41
  • t7VD

> In reply to Syfer @ 2013-01-27 11:46 from uvt$ - click to readNobody uses front camera. Its in the past.

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  • 2013-01-27 12:19
  • 0xys

> In reply to GoranST @ 2013-01-27 10:53 from 3LUy - click to readYap dude, you're so right abouT that

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  • 2013-01-27 11:51
  • t7@3

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