HTC stuffs up VR
Published in Wearables
Monday, 03 April 2017 13:14

HTC stuffs up VR


Let's put adverts into it


HTC has worked out a way of totally stuffing up its VR product and consigning it to the dustbin of history.

HTC gives up on budget Android phones
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 20 February 2017 13:05

HTC gives up on budget Android phones


Too much competition and low margins


HTC has confirmed that it is giving up on budget Android phones beginning this year. Instead, the company will focus on premium devices, which have a higher profit margin.

HTC to exit entry-level smartphone market in 2017
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 23:02

HTC to exit entry-level smartphone market in 2017


Will focus on "high-margin" devices, not just high-end market

During its fourth quarter earnings call, HTC announced that it plans to exit the entry-level smartphone business this year as it begins to focus on high-margin, high-profit devices.

HTC suffers in the fourth quarter
Published in News
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 12:11

HTC suffers in the fourth quarter


Is the End near?

HTC’s bottom line is getting a thorough kicking and it is hard to see if the outfit is going to pull out any rabbits from hats to save itself before it is too late.

HTC unveils its new U Ultra smartphone
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 12 January 2017 15:45

HTC unveils its new U Ultra smartphone


5.7-incher with secondary display and SD821

After an endless streak of rumors, HTC has now unveiled its new U Ultra smartphone, a 5.7-incher with a secondary 2.05-inch screen, powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 821 SoC and featuring the new Sense Companion assistant.

HTC releases phone with three-year-old chip
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 13:32

HTC releases phone with three-year-old chip


Cutting edge it isn’t

HTC has released its Desire 650 which has nearly identical specs to the Desire 630 that it announced in February 2016 and has a three-year-old same Snapdragon 400 chipset.

ASUS, HTC, Acer fall short of smartphone shipment targets
Published in Mobiles


Shipment delays, price competition, slower sales


According to the latest claims from industry sources, the three leading Taiwan-based smartphone vendors Asustek, HTC and Acer have all missed their target smartphone shipments for 2016 due to price competition and lower-than-expected sales in certain countries.

HTC sends invites to product event on January 12th
Published in News


A few days after CES


Over the weekend, HTC sent out invitations to a new product announcement it will be holding on January 12th, 2017, during the week following CES in Las Vegas.

HTC One X10 packs a Helio P10
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 21 December 2016 12:44

HTC One X10 packs a Helio P10


MediaTek has another design win in the 5.5-inch format

MediaTek had some success in the 5.5-inch market with HTC and it looks like the partnership will continue with HTC One X10 which will launch soon with the Helio P10 under the bonnet. 

Nvidia announces new Geforce VR bundle
Published in Games
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 20:46

Nvidia announces new Geforce VR bundle


For those buying Geforce GTX 10 series and HTC Vive headset

Nvidia has unveiled yet another promotion which gives away three VR games to those that buy a Geforce GTX 10 series graphics card and HTC Vive VR headset bundle.