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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's Mystery Announcement Is A 'Blue Sapphire' U Ultra
HTC launched two new handsets earlier this year called the HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play. It stirred up excitement about a potentially third new device as it teased a mystery announcement for March 20th. If you’ve been waiting anxiously to find out what the company is going to unveil then you’ll be disappointed to find out that it’s not a new device. It’s merely a new color option […]

HTC Sells Another Factory To Fund VR Business
HTC is finding it increasingly hard to compete in the global smartphone market. It has launched some great handsets over the past couple of years but nothing seems to have worked enough to turn its fortunes around. It has been bleeding money quarter after quarter with no end in sight. HTC shifted its focus to virtual reality a couple of years ago and that side of the business appears to […]

HTC Taiwan Teases Announcement For 20th March
Earlier this year, HTC announced two new phones in the form of the HTC U Ultra and the HTC U Play. Presumably these two handsets will be the face of HTC for at least a few months, but it seems that the company has something that they plan on announcing on the 20th of March, at least that’s according to a recent post.

Nougat For T-Mobile’s HTC One M9 Is Under Testing
Last year HTC confirmed that several of their handsets would be updated to Android 7.0 Nougat, and the HTC One M9 was one of them. In fact back in December last year, HTC had begun to roll out the update for the unlocked version of the phone, which means that those locked to a carrier had to wait.

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Unlocked HTC U Ultra Now Available In The US
Earlier this year, HTC announced two new phones in the form of the HTC U Ultra and U Play. If the former handset is something that you’ve been eyeing, then you might be pleased to learn that the handset is now available for purchase in the US as an unlocked handset, meaning that you won’t be tied to any particular carrier and it should be usable on compatible carriers.

HTC U Ultra Pre-Orders Shipping In The U.S.
There’s good news today for those who pre-orders one of HTC’s new smartphones in the United States. The company announced its U Ultra smartphone in January and started taking pre-orders for it back then. Customers have had to wait for more than a month to get their hands on the device but they will be delighted to find out that HTC is finally shipping pre-orders of the U Ultra to […]

HTC Vive Financing Options And Accessories Price Revealed
At the Consumer Electronics Show 2017 last month, HTC announced a couple of new accessories for its Vive virtual reality headset. The company has confirmed the official price for the Vive Tracker and Vive Deluxe Audio Strap accessories at the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona. It has also revealed HTC Vive financing options that will be available to customers who are looking to pick up its virtual reality headset.

HTC 10 Nougat Update Released In India
HTC first released the Nougat update for the HTC 10 several weeks ago and it has now been gradually rolling it out in more markets across the globe. It was most recently released by Sprint for HTC 10 owners on its network. The HTC 10 is now receiving the hotly-anticipated Android 7.0 Nougat update in India. Those who own this handset in the country should now keep an eye out […]

HTC U Ultra And U Play Price And Release Date For India Confirmed
HTC recently confirmed that it would soon launch its new premium smartphones in India. The HTC U Ultra and U Play were both launched first earlier this year and the company is now gradually bringing them to other markets across the globe. Today, at an event in New Delhi, the company confirmed the HTC U Ultra and U Play price and release date in India.

HTC U Ultra India Launch Confirmed
HTC unveiled two new premium handsets last month and now it’s gradually starting to bring them to more markets across the globe. The company today confirmed when the HTC U Ultra India launch is going to take place. Those who have been looking forward to this device should mark their calendars for tomorrow because that’s when the company is going to formally announce this device for the Indian customers.

Alleged HTC One X10 Budget Smartphone Leaked
According to a recent report, it was revealed that HTC had planned to get out of the entry-level smartphone market. However it seems that maybe the company won’t be making that move just yet, or if they are they still have some devices left that they might want to release before transitioning.

Report Suggests HTC Could Return To Their ODM Roots
We’re not sure how many of you guys know this, but way before HTC was known as a smartphone manufacturer, the company used to be an ODM and would make devices for other companies before deciding to venture into creating their own products. As you might have heard, HTC isn’t doing so well as of late, and a new report has suggested that some changes are coming.

HTC Desire 650 Heading To The U.S.
Another mid-range handset from HTC is making its way to the United States. The HTC Desire 650 was actually launched back in Taiwan last December and it was initially made exclusive to that country. However, it appears that one prepaid carrier is now bringing it over to the United States. A tweet has brought us the leaked render of the HTC Desire 650 complete with a Cricket logo so there […]

HTC Plans To Get Out Of The Entry-Level Smartphone Market
The thing about entry-level smartphones is that companies get to cater to a wider demographic, such as emerging markets where consumers are extremely price sensitive, where the difference in $10-20 could make the difference in a customer deciding to go with your brand or a different brand.

HTC Mobile VR Headset Coming Soon
HTC has already made a name for itself in the premium virtual reality headset market with the HTC Vive. There have been rumors that the company might be working on a mobile VR solution as well. According to a new report, HTC chief financial officer Chia-lin Chang has confirmed that the company is going to unveil a new mobile VR headset in the coming months. The headset will be compatible […]

HTC's Dismal Sales Continued In Q4 2016
Things haven’t been going well for HTC over the past few quarters and it was a similar story in the final quarter of 2016. The company’s dismal sales continued in the previous quarter which is why it continues to bleed money. HTC posted a 13 percent decline in year-over-year revenues. The only silver lining is that last quarter’s losses are slightly lower than what the company has posted in previous […]

HTC 11 Specs Rumored
HTC has diversified its smartphone lineup for 2017 as just last month it launched two new smartphones, the HTC U-Play and HTC U-Ultra. The company has also hinted that it may launch another flagship later this year and it’s possible that the new flagship could be a successor to the HTC 10. There’s a new rumor making the rounds online today claiming to bring us the HTC 11 specs.A screenshot […]

HTC Might Launch Another Flagship Smartphone Later This Year
At the start of 2017 and earlier this month, HTC announced what appeared to be their new flagship handset of 2017 in the form of the HTC U Ultra. The handset came with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chipset and some other impressive hardware specs, although we had to admit we were curious about the choice to go with the Snapdragon 821.

HTC Shuts Down Rumors Of An Android Wear Smartwatch
Some leaked pictures have been circulating online this week of what appears to be a prototype smartwatch developed jointly by HTC and Under Armour. The images made it evident that this smartwatch was running Android Wear which led many to believe that it was currently in the pipeline and could be announced later this year. HTC has now categorically denied that it’s working on a new smartwatch, at least at […]

Nougat Update Rolling Out To HTC 10 In The UK
Back in November last year, HTC began rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat to the HTC 10, making HTC one of the first few companies to push out the update to their handsets. However earlier this month the company announced that they will be halting the rollout due to some issues they discovered with the update.