New job postings suggest keen interest
It was made clear earlier this month at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that 2016 would be the year that virtual reality (VR) finally becomes available in consumer formats to initial enthusiast public audiences. Some of the major competitors we’ve seen in this space so far include Facebook-owned Oculus with its Rift headset, Sony’s PlayStation VR headset and HTC’s Vive Pre headset, which we explored here.
Mobile World Congress 2016 will not get a wiff of Perfume
The HTC One M10 won't launch at the Mobile World Congress 2016, despite that the LG G4, Galaxy S7 and Edge and a few other phones will be there to take advantage of the publicity.
No daring Virtual Reality spin off
HTC has moved to squash rumours that it is about to spin off its Vive business into a daring new venture which would boldly go into the virtual reality world.
Remember remember the month of December
HTC is having a tough time lately, but it looks like December was its worst month in 11 years.
Still out of Touch
Oculus touch controllers will be delayed until Q2 2016 as the company needs more time to perfect the technology. This was confirmed in company's official blog.
Forunately no one is giving them to the drivers
HTC has been planning big things for its Vive virtual reality gear and word on the street is that it has plans to flog it to car makers.
Big roll out planned
Even before it has been properly released, HTC is signing deals for its coming Vive VR headset and appears to be planning to install them in Chinese internet cafes.
14nm FinFET LPP Snapdragon 820 saved its bacon
Qualcomm appears to have had a sudden rash of orders for its chips, leading some to speculate that might be the reason the outfit did not try to hive off its chip business.
HTC has been working with Valve in order to get its VR glasses to market for a while now, and it looks like the new launch date has been delayed until April 2016.