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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 Vive Pro Pre-Orders Open, Vive Price Cut
The HTC Vive Pro pre-orders have finally opened today. The company has confirmed how much it’s going to charge for its higher-resolution headset and it’s now taking pre-orders from customers willing to put money down for this headset. It’s selling the headset only as the Vive Pro has been designed to be replaced with the existing Vive headset with the old lighthouse tracking beacons and controllers. HTC has also cut […]

HTC U12+ Might Launch In Place Of The HTC U12
Last year HTC launched both the HTC U11 and U11+, which is why it was largely expected that this year we might see both the HTC U12 and U12+. However it seems that this year HTC might be skipping the HTC U12 and going straight to the U12+, according to a report from VentureBeat’s Evan Blass.

HTC U12 Specs Might Include Snapdragon 845 And Dual Cameras
HTC is expected to launch the successor to the HTC U11 soon and a new report claims that the HTC U12 specs will include Qualcomm’s latest flagship mobile processor as well as a dual camera system at the back. The expected HTC U12 specs won’t really come as a surprise to anyone since they’re what you would expect a flagship smartphone in 2018 to feature.

HTC Smartphone And VR Divisions Combined
It was reported earlier this week that HTC was thinking about combining its smartphone and VR divisions. The reports picked up after the company’s president of smartphone operations resigned recently citing a “personal career plan.” The company has now officially confirmed that it’s combining its smartphone and virtual reality divisions. This will result in employee reductions in the combined division.

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Alleged HTC Desire 12 Retail Box Confirms Some Of Its Specs
We have been hearing the rumors that HTC could be a mid-level handset in the works known as the HTC Desire 12, and its alleged specs have leaked a couple of times. Now thanks to an image of a retail box obtained by the folks at Android Authority, it looks like some of those details might have been confirmed.

HTC Might Merge Its VR And Smartphone Divisions
HTC confirmed yesterday that its President of Smartphone and Connected Devices Business Chialin Chang has left the company effective immediately. The company didn’t say if it’s going to hire a replacement and if a new report is to be believed, it may not need to. The report suggests that HTC is actually going to merge its virtual reality and smartphone divisions.

HTC Desire 12 ‘Confirmed’ To Be Entry-Level ‘Breeze’ Handset
The other day it was reported that HTC is working on a phone codenamed “Breeze”. The handset in question is rumored to be a low-end/entry-level handset, and now according to a tweet by Evan Blass, it seems that the handset in question has since been “confirmed” to be the HTC Desire 12.

HTC's Phone Boss Leaves The Company
HTC hasn’t fared well in the smartphone market over the past few years and after having sold off much of its smartphone division to Google, some top positions at what’s left behind seem to become redundant. HTC has confirmed today that Chialin Chang, the President of Smartphone and Connected Devices Business, has left the company effective immediately. He has previously served HTC as the company’s chief financial officer.

Sprint HTC 10 Gets Android 8.0 Oreo
HTC 10 owners on Sprint can rejoice because they’re finally able to get a taste of Oreo on their handsets. The country’s fourth-largest carrier has started rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo for the HTC 10 on its network. It had actually been confirmed yesterday by HTC’s VP of Product Management Mo Versi on Twitter that the carrier had granted approval for this update which meant that it could start rolling […]

HTC U12 Launch Rumored To Take Place This Spring
Like many other smartphone manufacturers, HTC is expected to launch a new flagship smartphone in the coming weeks. It’s likely going to be the HTC U12, a device that we’ve heard a some rumors about so far. While the company is yet to confirm when it’s going to unveil this new device, a new rumor claims that the HTC U12 launch is going to take place this spring in New […]

Alleged HTC U12 Caught On Camera At Event
HTC is rumored to be working on a new flagship, which presumably will be known as the HTC U12 based on HTC’s previous release. We did catch a glimpse of the handset via an alleged leak, which now seems to be gaining some traction thanks to new photos that have found their way online.

HTC ‘Breeze’ Rumored To Be Full-Screen, Entry-Level Handset
So far when it comes to smartphone designs, we’ve seen how companies have typically reserved the “better” designs for their flagship phones, such as opting to use more premium materials and also utilizing better technology, like bigger, bezel-less displays and higher resolutions.

Google’s $1.1 Billion Deal With HTC Has Been Completed
Last year in something of a surprising move, Google announced that they will be acquiring HTC’s smartphone development team for a cool $1.1 billion. Now in a blog post by Google’s SVP of Hardware Rick Osterloh, he has confirmed that the deal between Google and HTC has been officially completed.

New HTC Flagship Launch Not Expected At MWC 2018
It seems that the Galaxy S9 might be the only flagship smartphone we get to see at Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona next month if recent reports are to be believed. Both LG and Huawei will reportedly unveil their upcoming flagship smartphones at a later date. A new report today claims that even HTC won’t be showing off a flagship smartphone at MWC 2018 in February.