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HTC on that watch in that video: It's not a real product

Here's HTC's response to an obvious watch showing up (look for it about 35 and 44 seconds in) in that design video from July 9: "HTC encourages our design team to explore and tinker with new ideas and even models, as is the case with the watch some viewers noticed in our recent HTC Design...
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HTC One Remix announced for Verizon, don't call it the One Mini 2

The HTC One Mini 2 is coming to Verizon, but on Big Red it'll be known as the HTC One Remix. Long-rumored and often leaked, the One Remix brings the things that we liked about the HTC One Mini 2 to Verizon's network, and at a relatively reasonable price. The phone will be available starting on...
HTC's unannounced smartwatch made a quite cameo in design video

Unannounced HTC smartwatch made a quiet cameo in official video

Update July 23: HTC says it's a watch, but not a product that's ever going to be released. Say it isn't so! HTC may have leaked its smartwatch as early as July 9th as part of a design video highlighting how HTC makes great phones. The unannounced watch, which is shown in the company's official...
Wi-Fi calling comes to Sprint HTC One M8

Sprint HTC One M8 updated with Android 4.4.3 and Wi-Fi calling

The HTC One M8 on Sprint is now receiving an update to Android 4.4.3 KitKat. While Android 4.4.3 brings some under-the-hood changes, nothing much visually changes on the One M8. What is new, however, is the addition of Wi-Fi calling on the Sprint M8. Sprint debuted Wi-Fi calling earlier this...
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Two more HTC executives reportedly leaving company

HTC has lost a number of senior figures over the past year, and if a report from Bloomberg is accurate we can add two more to the list of departing executives: Chief Marketing Officer Benjamin Ho and Engineering and Operations President Fred Liu. Ho, who took over as marketing head in early 2013...
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HTC returns to profit in second quarter

HTC today published financial details for the second quarter of 2014, showing signs of stabilization for the struggling smartphone maker in the months following the launch of its latest flagship phone. With unaudited quarterly revenue of NT$65.06 billion ($2.173 billion) and a net profit before...
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Quick comparison: Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini versus HTC One Mini 2 specs

How do HTC and Samsung's 'minis' compare on paper? Samsung this morning announced the Galaxy S5 Mini, the latest device in its line of miniature Android flagships. With a 4.5-inch 720p display and a physical design and feature set matching its big brother, the obvious comparison for the GS5 Mini...
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HTC's Android 4.4.4 rollout schedule leaked, One M8 to receive update in July

HTC has already committed to bringing Android L to its devices within 90 days of the code going live, but that doesn't mean that the Taiwanese manufacturer is not focused on the current version of Android. A leaked document from XDA contributor llabtoofer revealed that HTC will begin rolling...
HTC 'Volantis' could possibly be the next Nexus tablet

HTC 'Volantis' could possibly be the next Nexus tablet

The rumors of HTC working on the next Nexus tablet have been around for a while now but they've been rather all over the place. On some occasions the device was going by the name Flounder and on others it was dubbed the Nexus 8, and now there's Volantis. To go along with the names, there are now...
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HTC One M8, two months on

How has HTC's 2014 flagship stood up to a couple of months in the hands of AC's editors? It's been just over two months since HTC announced and launched the One M8, its flagship smartphone for 2014, across two continents. An unprecedented Day 1 retail launch allowed buyers in the UK and U.S. to...
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HTC revenue down in May

HTC has published its latest unaudited monthly revenue figures, showing a slight drop in income from April to May, but a hefty year-on-year decrease. The company brought in NT$21.1 billion ($703 million) this May, compared to NT$22.1 billion ($736 million) in April, and NT$29.001 billion in May...
HTC rumored to be working on One Wear smartwatch

HTC rumored to be working on One Wear smartwatch

As more and more big names get into the wearables space, it seems that no one wants to be left behind. We just recently heard more rumors of Microsoft getting into the smartwatch game joining the likes of Motorola, LG and Samsung. Now it looks like HTC may be developing their own smartwatch as...
HTC Desire 816 with Sprint bands makes a stop at the FCC

HTC Desire 816 with Sprint bands makes a stop at the FCC

A supposed Sprint version of the HTC Desire 816 seems to have popped up at the FCC, indicating that the device may soon make its U.S. debut. The device has appeared at the FCC under model name 0P9C300, with a sketch highly reminiscent of the Desire 816. It's a CDMA phone with support for LTE...
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HTC One Mini 2 available right now on Three UK

The HTC One Mini 2 is now available for purchase on UK mobile operator Three. Priced at £31 a month with an upfront fee of £19.66, the Android-powered handset is a great choice for consumers who are looking for a smartphone with strong functionality in a tight package. If you'd rather purchase...
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HTC reportedly working on One M8 'Plus' with QHD display, plastic-clad 'Advance' also rumored

Now that QHD displays are the norm for flagship smartphones, it only makes sense that more manufacturers start launching devices that offer 2K displays. According to 9to5Google, HTC is doing just that, and is set to offer a "Plus" variant of the One M8 that features a QHD screen. The Taiwanese...
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In pictures: LG G3 versus Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One M8, Sony Xperia Z2

We compare the four big Android phones of 2014 — including the just-announced LG G3 The LG G3 is official, and we've got our hands on LG's new, 5.5-inch, quad-HD-screened flagship smartphone. We've also brought along the three leading high-end Android phones — the metal-clad HTC One M8, Samsung'...
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We're answering your HTC One Mini 2 questions on the Android Central forums!

Join the Q&A on the AC forums! So you've checked out our first impressions of the HTC One Mini 2, read today's full review and you've still got questions? Fear not, we've got the device in-hand, and we've taken to the Android Central forums to get a Q&A going. So whatever you need to...
HTC One M8 update

European HTC One M8 receives stability update

The European HTC One M8 has started to receive its first major post-release software update — the second in total, following the launch-day update that added Extreme Power Saving mode. M8 handsets in parts of Europe are getting a 66MB update to firmware version 1.54.401.10, adding a variety of...
HTC Desire 816

HTC Desire 816 review

HTC's mid-range flagship packs a gigantic screen into a more affordable handset If HTC is to stage a financial recovery, it'll need more than just a compelling high-end smartphone. So as the company seeks to navigate back into the black for more than a quarter at a time, it's pursuing two major...
The reported camera of the HTC One M8 Prime

Reported HTC One M8 Prime image reveals raised Duo Camera

Information about the rumored HTC One M8 Prime hasn't been as plentiful as that of the rumored Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime (despite the tremendously leaking nature of the standard HTC One M8, but that doesn't mean it's not too late to start. After yesterday's M8 Prime specs leak, today we're looking...

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