HTC releases two new Desire models
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 19 September 2016 11:08

HTC releases two new Desire models


Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle out tomorrow

HTC is expected to unveil two new models of its Desire-series products, the Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle tomorrow.

HTC drops down the loo
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 12:35

HTC drops down the loo


Trouble just got worse

Troubled mobile phone maker HTC has just found that its woes have become a lot worse.

Julia Herd joins Deezer
Published in News
Thursday, 07 July 2016 17:42

Julia Herd joins Deezer


Like another semi geezer

HTC executive Julia Herd has joined music streaming outfit Deezer as VP of Communications.

Sony will sell six million PlayStation VR this year
Published in Games


Analysts consult their tarot cards

Diviners and shamans working at the Taipei-based Topology Research Institute have been rattling their bones and consulting their tarot cards and reached the conclusion that Sony will sell six million  PlayStation VR (PS VR) headsets in 2016.

Smartphone shipments expected to fall further
Published in Mobiles


Samsung and Huawei lower their expectations

Rumours from the Far East claim that Samsung Electronics and Huawei are lowing their shipment targets for the third quarter due to slacking demand for high-end smartphones globally. Although this appears to be news to at least one of the outfits mentioned.

HTC will spin off VR arm
Published in Wearables
Monday, 27 June 2016 11:20

HTC will spin off VR arm


Alliances will help it grow

HTC is planning to spin off its virtual reality subsidiary to help it build alliances and gain cash from potential strategic partners.

China shanghais the smartphone business
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 16 June 2016 11:10

China shanghais the smartphone business


Goodnight US and Korea

Chinese companies are swamping the top of the pops of smartphone makers and while Samsung and Apple are the main brand leaders, companies based behind the Great Wall take up the rest of the spots.

FTC to clamp down on slow security updates
Published in News


Asked eight leading players what they are doing

The Federal Trade Commission has written to eight leading players in the mobile communications arena requiring them to tell the agency how they issue security updates to address vulnerabilities in smartphones, tablets, and other mobile gear.

HTC sales drop down the loo
Published in News
Monday, 09 May 2016 12:32

HTC sales drop down the loo


Reporting miserable results

HTC is having a pretty terrrible day after having to report a dismile quarter with falling sales.

HTC 10 now available in the U.S. on Verizon
Published in News


Limited quantities for walk-in customers


HTC’s flagship tenth-generation smartphone, the HTC 10, is now available in the U.S. starting today Verizon’s network. We walked into a local retail store this afternoon here in California and were told that aside from the display model, the store only had one unit in stock on launch day for walk-in customers.