That means that if you were hoping to get your hands on the 'Google Edition' of the popular Android flagship, you'll have to look hard to find it. According to Pocket Lint's sources, HTC will release just "around one percent of total sales of the device so far." And with HTC having announced roughly five million in sales for the HTC One … Read more
The HTC One will indeed get the Nexus treatment.
HTC will sell a Google Edition version of its flagship One smartphone with the stock Android operating system, CNET has confirmed.
Word of a version of the phone without its trademark Sense user interface popped up earlier Friday on Geek.com, with a reported time frame of two weeks. HTC is indeed planning to launch the phone, but the only indication of timing was summer, a person familiar with the company's plans told CNET.
HTC has bet heavily that its Sense user interface will set its products apart from the … Read more
Consumers looking for an iPhone or certain Android phone may want to check out the latest sale at Best Buy come Sunday.
Starting May 26, buyers can save $50 off the price of an iPhone 5, 4S, or 4 with the usual two-year contract through Verizon Wireless, AT&T, or Sprint.
Those interested in an Android phone instead can score deals as well. Starting Sunday, the retailer will chop $50 off the Samsung Galaxy S3, selling the phone for $49 with the standard two-year agreement through AT&T or Sprint. The HTC Droid DNA will sell for $49 … Read more
HTC is planning to take a page out of Samsung's book by launching a "Google Edition" of its One smartphone.
That's the word, at least, from unidentified sources for Geek.com, who claim that HTC is planning to launch its flagship handset, the One, with a stock version of Android 4.2.2. The current model available to customers is running an HTC-modified version of the software.
By launching a Google Edition, HTC would be following the lead of the company it's chasing in the mobile space, Samsung. At the Google I/O conference earlier … Read more
Nokia filed additional patent infringement claims against HTC on Thursday, according to reports.
All Things D reports that Nokia has filed a second complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission, as well as a federal suit in Southern California, against the Taiwanese handset maker.
The federal suit involves three patents related to "terminal, method and computer program product for interacting with a signaling tag," according to the court filing. It asks the court for a halt of the alleged infringement and unspecified damages.
HTC's flagship smartphone, the One, has inched towards 5 million units sold since its launch about a month ago, an unidentified HTC executive has told the Wall Street Journal.
Speaking to the Journal on Wednesday, the unidentified executive said that "orders are pretty good so far and are still more than what we can supply." He blamed the shortage on issues with component availability, and nothing his own company is doing.
HTC has been in a world of trouble over the last couple of years as demand for its devices has fallen. Although 5 million units sold … Read more
A pair of yet-to-be-announced HTC smartphones surfaced this week, tipping the hardware maker's future plans.
Details show the handset as having a 3.5-inch 320x480-pixel display, a 1GHz single-core processor, 512MB RAM, 4GB internal storage, and a 5-megapixel rear camera. Powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the entry-level device should feature a microSD expansion card and a 1400mAh battery. The 102e reportedly will debut as the Desire 200 and could be exclusive to the Asian market.
An … Read more
HTC executives are departing a company that's facing strong challenges in the mobile market.
Our colleagues at CNET Asia this morning reported that HTC Asia CEO Lennard Hoornik has left the handset maker after an absence of two months during which he was "on leave," and there's no word on where he is headed.
That departure continues an unsettling trend for HTC. Chief product officer Kouji Kodera, who led HTC's general product strategy, left last week, according to The Verge. Vice president of global communications Jason Gordon recently exited the company after a seven-year stint. … Read more
More customers are satisfied with Apple's phones than any other handsets, but they're not as happy as they were last year, a new report said.
According to an American Customer Satisfaction Index report issued today, Apple received a score of 81 (on a scale of 100) in terms of customer satisfaction. But the company dropped 2 percent from its 2012 position, and the iPhone lags the customer satisfaction rating of 86 for Apple's desktop, laptop, and tablet business.
At the same time, satisfaction with Motorola phones jumped 5 percent from 2012 to 77, and Nokia grew 1 … Read more
This might not be what the Taiwanese company had in mind when it wanted its HTC One to be on top of the world, but thanks to British mountaineer Daniel Hughes, the high-end Android phone is the first to make a video call from the highest point on Earth.