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High Tech Computer Corporation (HTC) is a Taiwanese manufacturer of smartphones and tablets. The company started as an ODM (Original Design Manufacturer) that was building devices for others, but went on making HTC-branded smartphones based mostly on Microsoft’s Windows operating system (OS) for mobile. In 2009, it began to shift its core focus away from Windows mobile devices to Android-based ones. In 2010 the company went back to the Windows Phone eco-system.

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HTC HD2 gets unofficial Windows Phone 7 installation

01/13/2011, Despite all the fancy new phones being churned out, HTC’s HD2 is still one classic phone, though it’s probably held back by the old Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system. If you’re a HD2 owner, chances are that you’ve dreamed of putting...

HTC Surround taken apart

01/11/2011, Taking smartphones apart seems to be a hobby to many folks nowadays and following the footsteps of the Dell Streak 7, folks out there have taken the knife to the Windows Phone 7-powered HTC Surround, a fancy phone that features a Dolby surround stereo...

HTC Thunderbolt with Verizon 4G – Hands-on

01/09/2011, [CES 2011] Verizon announced over ten new devices at CES including four 4G new smartphones and the Motorola Zoom tablet. We had the opportunity to get our hands on the HTC Thunderbolt and Chris Hollis representing HTC showed us a quick demo. Featuring...

HTC EVO 4G saves a man’s life

01/08/2011, Who said phones can’t do everything? If you were a valet working at a nightclub in the middle of a shootout, you would disagree. This week, an HTC EVO 4G saved the life of a valet working at a nightclub in Atlanta. The man was caught in a shootout...

Verizon 4G LTE press conference unveils 10 new devices

01/06/2011, [CES 2011] It looks like Verizon is really stepping up their game with their 4G network. After launching their 4G LTE network last month with only a couple of modems to make use of it, they have finally decided to launch some new devices this year....

HTC Inspire 4G goes official on AT&T, doesn’t support LTE

01/05/2011, Looks like the ad that ran early on the Rolling Stones magazine was accurate. The HTC Inspire 4G for AT&T has gone official, and there’s good news and bad news attached to this phone. In case you’re wondering what bad news could be associated with...

Walmart releases the HTC EVO Shift specifications

01/03/2011, There have been many names attached to this phone, such as the HTC Knight, Speedy, EVO Shift 4G and EVO 4G Shift. Now the folks over at Walmart are calling it the HTC EVO Shift, and regardless of what the final name will be, we’re happy to see that the...

HTC Evo Shift 4G is actually a vertical slider

12/31/2010, In what was one of the better kept “secrets” so far, we now know that the HTC Evo Shift 4G is actually a vertical slider handset – at least, according to the image you see above. We will still not rule out the possibility of a mistake...

HTC HD2 to get Android direct boot

12/30/2010, HTC’s HD2 Windows Mobile phone has always been a popular device for Android ports and now the Dark Forces Team’s MAGLDR 1.09 might make things easier for Android fans out there. The program allows Android builds to be flashed directly to the NAND ROM,...

HTC Desire HD visits the FCC with support for North American 3G

12/28/2010, We’re still waiting to get our mittens on the HTC Desire HD and now it seems that we’re inching closer to doing so. A device bearing the model number PD98120 has paid a visit to the FCC and it supports the WCDMA bands II and V, making it compatible...

O2 Germany claims the HTC 7 Pro to arrive in Jan 2011

12/27/2010, HTC had previously mentioned that the HTC 7 pro was expected to launch in Europe in early 2011. Now the folks over at O2 Germany have decided to tease us a little, putting up a page showing this Windows Phone 7 device that features a QWERTY keyboard,...

4G HTC Incredible HD to be unveiled on January 6th?

12/23/2010, Well, what do we have here? We’ve been seeing some hints and teases of the upcoming HTC Incredible HD that should be hitting Verizon’s 4G LTE network sometime soon. Now folks out there have discovered a site that claims the phone will be...

HTC EVO Shift 4G spotted in the flesh

12/21/2010, The HTC EVO Shift 4G has been somewhat as elusive as the abominable snowman, but it is a good thing that it is finally available in the flesh, albeit popping up just for a photo op and nothing else. This QWERTY slider smartphone from Sprint will open up...

HTC WP7 YouTube App Supports HD Playback

12/16/2010, HTC has always gone that extra mile to ensure that the user experience on its mobile phones is good, and the popular Sense UI is definitely proof of that. Now the company has released the first full YouTube client for Windows Phone 7. The most important...