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HTC reported to be working on its own camera to tackle the sturdy GoPro

HTC is working on its first camera that's not inside a smartphone, according to a report over on Bloomberg. It's said the smartphone maker plans to go up against the likes of GoPro and launch a new sturdy shooter for extreme activities. This waterpoof camera would sport an ultra wide-angle lens...
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HTC Lock Screen app arrives in Google Play

HTC has today made their lock screen app available via Google Play. The Sense 6 lock screen app is available for newer HTC devices and will allow for much easier updates, the first of which will keep users from "unintentionally triggering factory reset." The lock screen allows you to swipe right...
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HTC rumored to launch an Android Wear smartwatch in early 2015

A new report claims HTC is still planning to launch a smartwatch product, based on Android Wear, sometime in early 2015, and that it will stand out from the already crowded number of smartwatches from other companies. CNET, citing unnamed sources for its story, also says that HTC's smartwatch...
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HTC plans 'Double Exposure' event Oct. 8

Well now. HTC has just scheduled an event for Oct. 8 in New York City, with "Double Exposure" apparently the theme. That's an obvious play on the HTC One M8's DuoCamera system, which uses a secondary lens for the ability to add some interesting effects. Less obvious, however, is what it might...
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Qualcomm teases IFA reveal of Snapdragon 'multi-core 64-bit smartphone'

Qualcomm used its Twitter account today to issue a teaser message, stating that next week's IFA trade show in Berlin will feature "a Snapdragon powered multi-core 64-bit smartphone." The reveal is not exactly unexpected, as HTC's Chinese Weibo account posted up word a few days ago that they...
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Sprint, Cricket, Virgin Mobile USA and Boost Mobile sign up to sell HTC Desire 510 [Canada too]

HTC has just announced that the Desire 510 will be coming soon to Sprint, Cricket, Virgin Mobile USA and Boost Mobile. The LTE-enabled HTC Desire 510 was announced yesterday as a new mid-range smartphone. The device was announced with worldwide availability, but HTC didn't specify which carriers...
HTC's next phone might have even more cores and and bits

HTC's first octa-core 64-bit smartphone is on the way

HTC's next smartphone might surprise us with some high-powered specs. In a post on Chinese microblogging site Weibo, HTC says that they will have the world's first octa-core 64-bit smartphone. The current HTC flagship, the One M8 (available in both Android and Windows Phone flavors) packs a...
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HTC revenue declines sharply in July

It appears any optimism at HTC in the wake of its profitable second quarter could be short-lived. The company has just reported its unaudited monthly revenue figures for July 2014, showing a sharp decline compared to the previous month, and the same period in 2013. In July the Taiwanese phone...
HTC Desire 610 now available from AT&T

HTC Desire 610 now available from AT&T

The HTC Desire 610 is now available from AT&T. The Desire 610 is available for just $0.99 on a two-year contract, while customers paying the full price up front will shell out $199.99. The Desire 610 follows the same design is similar to the recent HTC One M8, though the Desire 610 has a...
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HTC offloads its clock app to Google Play, is finally available

HTC recently added its Clock to the list of apps it's moved into Google Play, and it looks like it's finally available for updating. (It had been floating around in Google Play for a few days but wasn't actually able to be updated for most folks.) Not sure if that's an offshoot of the Android 4.4...

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...
One Mini 2 vs GS5 Mini

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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