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HTC Unveils Desire 530, 630, 825 Smartphones
While HTC did not unveil the HTC One M10 at MWC 2016, the company did confirm the HTC Vive’s pricing and availability. Now for those who were hoping for more mobile-centric announcements from HTC, don’t worry because this is MWC and HTC certainly did not disappoint.

HTC Desire 826 Hits China At Last
The HTC Desire 826, a smartphone that we talked about earlier this year when CES hit the ground running in Las Vegas, Nevada. Well, the handset had already been unveiled over in the world’s most populous country, China, earlier this morning. Just what will this particular model deliver right out of the box? Let us go through a little refresher course right after the jump before arriving at a possible […]

HTC Could Roll Out Octa-Core 64-Bit Chip On Desire Handset
The HTC Desire range is not exactly top on the wish list for many people, but this does not mean that it is not a smartphone that is unable to deliver for a device of its class. Having said that, we have word that the next Desire device might actually be equipped with a brand new octa-core 64-bit processor, now how about that?

HTC Desire Family To Launch Officially In The U.S.
It was earlier today that Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC stepped forward to bring word that they will be expanding the availability of the 2014 HTC Desire series over in the U.S., which is good news for folks who have a soft spot for HTC’s mid-range devices. In fact, AT&T customers were already able to pick up the HTC Desire 610 since the end of last month, with AT&T putting up […]


Virgin Mobile Picks Up The LTE HTC Desire
Virgin Mobile, a prepaid carrier, has announced immediately availability of the HTC Desire smartphone. Don’t confuse it with another Desire that HTC launched back in 2010. The model that Virgin Mobile has picked up is actually called Desire 601 in various other markets. Its a mid-range smartphone which is relatively affordable off contract, so a good option for those who don’t want to stick with a carrier for at least […]

HTC Desire 709d Hits China
For those of you who happen to reside in China, here is something that might just interest you if you are a huge fan of all things HTC – the HTC Desire 709d. The HTC Desire 709d does seem to shape up to be a China-only handset, and it remains to be seen whether it will be introduced elsewhere or not. What can we expect from the HTC Desire 709d […]

HTC Desire running Ice Cream Sandwich (video)
Great news HTC Desire owners – it looks like you’ll soon be able to enjoy the all the goodness of the latest version of Android on your aging handset. Developers have been working on an Ice Cream Sandwich port for the phone and it looks like they’ve had a breakthrough recently. The folks over at XDA-developers have announced the beta release of the Ice Cream Sandwich ROM for the phone […]

HTC Desire gets Android 2.3 Gingerbread update
At long last, after going through some “ayes” and “nays” to the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for the HTC Desire, here it is on an official basis right from the horse’s mouth. HTC UK has announced the availability of this update that will deliver a Gingerbread experience although the HTC Sense interface will be compromised, coming as a ROM. Just what does this mean? Well, your device will undergo a […]

HTC Desire Android 2.3 Gingerbread update might be gimped
Remember the hoo-ha surrounding the HTC Desire with its Android 2.3 Gingerbread update being pulled originally, only to be reinstated after much uproar from Desire owners online? Well, it seems as though the good times will not last long, since the latest developments point otherwise with HTC’s Facebook page touting that they will leave out select applications from the HTC Desire so in the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update. The method […]

HTC Desire to get Android 2.3 Gingerbread after all
HTC UK must have weighed the considerable list of opinions and rants from HTC Desire owners to make a 180-degree turn from their decision not to release the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for said smartphone – which is quite surprising considering the 24 hour turnaround time. As you can see above, HTC UK’s Facebook page has mentioned that “Contrary to what we said earlier, we are going to bring Gingerbread […]

HTC Desire solves puzzles
Who would have thought that a relatively old smartphone would have enough processing muscle to solve complex problems and puzzles? Granted, it isn’t exactly harnessing the power of the HTC Desire to find a cure for cancer, but what we have here is a bunch of Lego bricks and a Mindstorms NXT kit that will use the HTC Desire as its brain. An app running on the smartphone will use […]

HTC Desire to get Gingerbread update in the near future
Great news for HTC Desire family owners – it has been reported HTC will be releasing the Gingerbread (Android 2.3/2.4) update for the HTC Desire family after the new Desire S goes on sale. Wow it hasn’t been officially announced by HTC, the information was apparently coerced out of an HTC rep at the Mobile World Congress this week. While it’s no confirmation, HTC has been proven to be pretty […]

GameString Streams WoW To A HTC Desire
If you thought you could stay away from World of Warcraft (WoW) by staying away from your computer, it might not in the future. The folks over at GameString have come up with a solution for you to enjoy WoW on your mobile phone, and they’ve come up with a video demonstration (after the jump) of it running on a HTC Desire Android phone. This is possible due to the […]

HTC Desire HD Render Surfaces With Windows Mobile 6.5
Many folks out there are curious to find out more details on the upcoming HTC Desire HD and now a user (i.e. unofficial) render of the device has surfaced, and it looks pretty believable. The Desire HD is expected to be a European variant of the popular HTC EVO 4G, which many hope will be unveiled soon. Of course, despite the render looking pretty good, a glaring mistake will be […]

Europe to get HTC Desire Android 2.2 update over the weekend
HTC has made it known that those living in Europe who have an unlocked HTC Desire will be able to take advantage of the Android 2.2 update over the weekend, bringing the latest version of HTC’s Sense UI to the fore alongside improved 720p video capture mode, iTunes integration and an enhanced Caller ID. This bodes well for American owners as it proves that HTC already has Android 2.2 ready […]

HTC to bring its own smartphones to China
It is interesting to note that while HTC is from Taiwan, the company has finally brought its own branded smartphones “home” – that depends on whether you view Taiwan as part of China or not, of course. This move makes the news since its products have always been sold as a Dopod – at least until now. Among the first HTC devices to arrive in China would be the HTC […]

HTC Confirms Desire And Nexus One Switching To SLCD Displays
Whispers of such a move have been going around for a while now, and now it’s officially been confirmed that HTC will be dodging the issue of the OLED/AMOLED shortage by replacing the AMOLED display on the HTC Desire and the Nexus One with Super LCD (SLCD) displays. According to the Taiwanese company, the SLCD offers an exceptional natural balanced color, clear contrast, broad viewing angles, and improved power efficiency. […]

HTC Desire and Samsung Galaxy S duke it out on Quake II demo
Both the HTC Desire and recently released Samsung Galaxy S are pretty similar on paper in terms of specifications, where they each sport a 1GHz processor with Android 2.1 as the operating system of choice, boasting a WVGA touchscreen display, not to mention nearly similar amounts of memory (576MB versus 512MB). Theoretically, running a Quake II demo on either smartphone should yield pretty similar performance figures, right? Wrong! It seems […]

HTC Desire And Smart Reach O2 UK
Looks like Vodafone UK isn’t the only carrier who is offering some pretty cool phones, as UK wireless carrier O2 has also announced that it has added the HTC Desire and HTC Smart phones to its lineup. The HTC Desire is more or less a Nexus One without the Google branding, as it offers the same 3.7-inch AMOLED display, 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. The HTC Smart is a pretty-looking entry-level […]

HTC Desire gets Android 2.1 firmware update
The HTC Desire might have just been released in the UK (and news of it being rooted as well), but that doesn’t mean manufacturer HTC cannot roll out the latest Android 2.1 update for it, right? This update will be available Over The Air (OTA), as your HTC Desire (if you own one, that is) will receive a notification of this update – all you need to do is press […]