HTC Exodus 1s Will Be A Cheaper Blockchain Phone

HTC has already confirmed that it’s going to release a second blockchain smartphone to follow the Exodus. The company has now revealed some additional information about this device. The Exodus 1s will be a cheaper version of its Exodus flagship blockchain smartphone which was launched last year.


HTC U11, U11+ And U12+ To Get Pie Update Starting This Month

There are several HTC smartphones out there that are compatible with Android 9.0 Pie and yet they haven’t received the update. The Taiwanese company has now provided some clarity on the matter and confirmed that the HTC U11, U11+, and the HTC U12+ will be receiving their much-awaited Android 9 Pie update starting this month.


HTC Confirms Second Blockchain Phone Is In Development

HTC may not make a lot of smartphones these days but the company did make its first blockchain smartphone, named Exodus, last year. The company has now revealed that it’s working on the successor to its first blockchain smartphone. It will presumably be released later this year.


Official Documents Suggests HTC’s 5G Smartphone Will Launch In H2 2019

With 5G being the talk of the town, it didn’t come as a surprise to learn that many Android handset makers would be launching 5G variants of their phones. In fact, dating back to 2018, it was reported that HTC could have such a device in the works. Unfortunately, save for the HTC 5G Hub launched at MWC 2019, the company has yet to make any of their plans official.


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HTC Vive Focus Plus Will Go On Sale In April For $800

Back in February, HTC announced the HTC Vive Focus Plus virtual reality (VR) headset. For those who are wondering when the headset is expected to go on sale, you’ll be pleased to learn that HTC has announced that the Vive Focus Plus will be going on sale starting in April for $800.


HTC Could Be Considering Licensing Out Its Brand To Other Manufacturers

Let’s face it, as great as HTC’s phones once was, the company’s more recent endeavors haven’t really been met too favorably, especially in the light of Chinese companies who are aggressively releasing cheaper and more value for money handsets. So much so that HTC could be considering calling it quits.


Ubergizmo’s Best of MWC 2019 Editor's Pick

With 5G and foldable phones entering the market in 2019, this year’s Mobile World Congress was full of excitement, but not all products are created equal, and some are more eye-catchy than others. Here’s what we think is worthy of your attention, in no particular order.


HTC’s Mail App Mysteriously Disappears From The Play Store

With most Android flagships sharing similar hardware specs, one of the ways Android handset makers differentiate themselves from the competition is by using software. HTC, just like all the other handset makers, has employed this strategy, one of which is through its Mail app which comes bundled with its phones.


HTC Exodus Blockchain Smartphone Can Now Be Bought With Real Money

Last year HTC announced the HTC Exodus, a blockchain smartphone. It seemed like a rather novel idea, and to make it even more novel, HTC later announced that customers could buy the phone using only cryptocurrency. However if you were interested in the handset but do not own cryptocurrency, you’re in luck.


HTC Teams Up With Sprint For A 5G Hub

It is unclear what HTC’s plans for the future will be with regards to mobile devices. The company’s smartphones haven’t exactly been well-received to date, but it seems that HTC plans on sticking around although with slightly different products. The company has recently taken the wraps off a new piece of hardware dubbed the HTC 5G Hub that they plan on launching with Sprint in the spring of 2019.


HTC Unveils Vive Focus Plus With New Motion Controllers

HTC has unveiled a new version of its standalone Vive Focus headset. The Vive Focus Plus comes with an updated pair of HTC’s motion controllers which the company first launched as developer hardware in October last year. The original controllers had three degrees of freedom support while the new ones have support for six.


HTC’s 5G Smartphone Not Expected Until Second Half Of 2019

Many companies are expected to launch 5G smartphones in 2019. We’ve heard reports that Samsung, Huawei, and OnePlus all have plans to launch such devices. Now it seems that HTC could also be looking to launch a 5G smartphone, but unfortunately we might not be able to expect it anytime soon.


HTC Vive Cosmos Standalone VR Headset Announced

#CES2019 – One of the early limitations of VR headsets was that they were largely dependent on being tethered to a PC. This is because a PC was required to power them and also run the apps for the headset. However we’ve started to see more models launched as standalone headsets, with the latest offering coming from HTC.


HTC Will Focus On Flagship And Mid-Tier Smartphones In 2019

HTC has had a rough couple of years in the smartphone market. Even though it has made devices that have received good reviews, the company just can’t seem to sell enough of them to stop bleeding money. It’s not giving up, though. HTC Taiwan president Darren Chen has said that the company aims to reboot its smartphone sales by focusing on flagship and mid-tier models next year.