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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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Google To Acquire HTC’s Smartphone Team For $1.1 Billion
It is no secret that HTC is definitely not the company it once was, and over the years they have been slowly ceding market share to bigger smartphone makers, and more recently OEMs from China who are quickly rising to the top of the ranks. This is why when there were rumors that Google could be considering acquiring HTC, it did not really come as a surprise.

Google Close To Buying HTC Assets
HTC announced earlier today that it will halt stock trading tomorrow as a major announcement will be made. There have been rumors about an acquisition of the company by Google though nothing has been officially confirmed as yet. A new report published today claims that Google is “close” to acquiring HTC assets.

HTC Will Halt Stock Trading Tomorrow As Google Acquisition Rumors Persist
There have been rumors recently that Google and HTC have been in talks for a potential acquisition. HTC hasn’t confirmed anything as yet but it has given a big indication that a “major announcement’ will be made tomorrow. HTC today announced that it will halt the trading of its shares tomorrow in anticipation of a major announcement.

New HTC Flagship Smartphone Rumored
HTC may not be done with its smartphone lineup for 2017. If the latest rumors are believed, the company reportedly has three new handsets in the pipeline that it’s going to unveil in the coming months. At least one of these three handsets is believed to be a new flagship smartphone. None of these devices is said to be the HTC U11 Life handset that we’ve also heard rumors about.

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Standalone HTC VR Headset Name Possibly Discovered
The HTC Vive is one of the best tethered VR headsets on the market right now. The company also confirmed earlier this year that it’s working on a standalone VR headset which wouldn’t need to be tethered to a PC. HTC hasn’t revealed much information about this product so far. It hasn’t even said what the headset will be called. However, it seems that the standalone HTC VR headset name […]

HTC U11 Life Might Be HTC's First Android One Device
It was reported a couple of months ago that Android One handsets might finally be making their way to the United States. Lenovo-owned Motorola is believed to be getting ready to launch an Android One edition of the recently launched Moto X4. If a new report is to be believed, a rebranded HTC U11 Life is going to be the Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer’s first Android One device.According to reports, a […]

HTC & Google Reportedly Negotiating Over Sale Of Smartphone Business
It seems that as much as HTC is trying these days, the company just doesn’t seem to have much luck in moving its handsets, at least not compared to the competition like Apple, Samsung, and LG, or in more recent times Huawei who has actually overtaken Apple as the second largest smartphone company.

HTC Vive VR Business Might Be Sold
HTC’s position in the smartphone market isn’t what it once was. It was one of the market leaders a few years back and is now struggling for relevance. However, the company has found success in the virtual reality market. HTC’s Vive VR headset has been very well received. It appears that the company is thinking about selling what is arguably its most valuable and successful division at this point in […]

HTC U11, HTC U Ultra, HTC 10 To Receive Android 8.0 Oreo Update
Just the other day Google officially announced Android 8.0 Oreo and that the update would soon be pushed out to devices like the Pixel and Nexus handsets, which we guess is to be expected for Google phones, but the question is what about other non-Google phones? When can we expect to see the update?

HTC U11 Now Receive 1080p 60FPS Video Recording Update
The HTC U11 is a beautiful handset in terms of design and it is also very unique in terms of features with a squeezable frame that lets users interact with the device. However if there was one shortcoming is that for some reason, the handset did not launch with support for video recording at 1080p 60fps.

The HTC Vive Gets A Permanent $200 Price Cut
Out of all the virtual reality (VR) headsets available in the market today, the HTC Vive is the most expensive of the bunch where it retailed for $800. Given that it is new technology, we suppose it is understandable that it is pricey, but at the same time the price tag also meant that it isn’t as accessible to gamers who might be on a budget.

Google Pixel 2 Details Revealed In FCC Filing
There has been a bit of back and forth regarding who will be the one responsible for making the Google Pixel 2 handset. Some rumors are suggesting that HTC will continue to make the phones, while some have suggested LG. However thanks to a recent filing at the FCC by HTC, it seems that HTC will be the manufacturer, and some details have also been revealed.

HTC U11 To Get Bluetooth 5.0 With Android O Update
Recently there were reports to suggest that the HTC U11 could be getting an update to its firmware that would give the phone Bluetooth 5.0 capabilities. It turns out the rumors were true after all because HTC has since confirmed this themselves in a post on their website, where they promised that Bluetooth 5.0 functionality would be coming to the phone.

Mid-Ranger HTC U11 Life Rumored For Later This Year
It has not been too long ago since HTC launched their flagship HTC U11 handset. This is the latest smartphone from the company that feels more like a 2017 flagship phone compared to the HTC U Ultra whose specs did leave us wanting. Now it seems that HTC has another phone in the works which is rumored to be the HTC U11 Life.