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HTC U11 Starts Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Update, Beginning With Taiwan

HIGHLIGHTS HTC U11 gets Android Oreo update The update officially rolling out in Taiwan Global units likely to follow in few weeks Taiwanese handset maker HTC had promised Android Oreo update for its flagship, the U11, earlier this year. The company has started rolling out the update to HTC U11 units though it seems to be limited to Taiwan units. The update ... Read More »

Can Google and HTC Crack the Apple-Samsung Smartphone Duopoly?

Google late Wednesday announced that it would pay $1.1 billion (roughly Rs. 7,159 crores) for employees from HTC’s smartphone unit, prompting waves upon waves of speculation about what might come next from this hookup. But I have one hope: that Google’s clout and HTC’s design can give us something to challenge Appleand Samsung. Now, let me be clear. I’m not against either Apple or Samsung ... Read More »

Can Google and HTC Crack the Apple-Samsung Smartphone Duopoly?

Google late Wednesday announced that it would pay $1.1 billion (roughly Rs. 7,159 crores) for employees from HTC’s smartphone unit, prompting waves upon waves of speculation about what might come next from this hookup. But I have one hope: that Google’s clout and HTC’s design can give us something to challenge Appleand Samsung. Now, let me be clear. I’m not against either Apple or Samsung ... Read More »

HTC U-Branded Smartphone Set to Launch on November 2; More HTC U11 Plus, U11 Life Details Emerge

HIGHLIGHTS HTC has sent media invites to an event on November 2 The company teases it will bring back the ‘U’ phone at the event It is widely expected to launch the HTC U11 Plus at the event HTC on Thursday posted on Twitter that it was planning to bring back the “BrilliantU”, further teasing that it intends to unveil at least one ... Read More »

HTC U11 Edge Sense Feature Can Now Be Configured by Users for Individual Apps

HIGHLIGHTS The smartphone was launched in India in June Edge Sense allows users to perform tasks by squeezing the sides The beta update is reportedly rolling out already Back when HTC launched its U11 smartphone, we mentioned that its Edge Sense feature sounded gimmicky but was found to be useful in performing certain functions. At the time, we felt that the feature ... Read More »

HTC Vive VR Headset Gets a Price Cut, India Price Slashed to Rs. 76,990

HTC has given its virtual reality headset – the Vive – a Rs. 16,000 price cut in India, which brings the total cost down to Rs. 76,990. This follows on the heels of Monday’s $200 (about Rs. 12,800) price cut in the US, where the Vive now costs $599 (about Rs. 38,400). Even with the price cut, the HTC Vive in India still costs more ... Read More »

HTC Said to Be Exploring Strategic Options, Including VR Business Spin-Off and Company Sale

HIGHLIGHTS HTC is exploring a range of options to resurrect its business Spinning off VR business or selling itself is on the cards for HTC HTC’s market value has fallen almost 75% to $1.78 billion in last 5 years Smartphone maker HTC Corp is exploring options that could range from spinning off its virtual reality (VR) business to selling itself, Bloomberg reported ... Read More »

Deal: HTC 10 goes for €290 on eBay Germany

The HTC 10 went into the “old but gold” category after the U11 came out. It’s still a capable smartphone with a great camera and its Snapdragon 820 chipset still has plenty of oomph. Plus, it’s last call for those wanting a metal HTC, the company switched away to glass for the U-series. There’s an offer on eBay for €290 while HTC’s official site ... Read More »

How to use Alexa on HTC U11, no hands required

Alexa, meet Android. While HTC U11 owners have known Amazon’s AI assistant was on its way ever since the phone launched back in May, they can now finally install Amazon’s AI assistant on their phones. And it’s already learned a big new trick for its second Android phone: voice recognition. To get Alexa on the HTC U11, you’ll need to update your system to ... Read More »

New update hitting unlocked HTC 10 in US

HTC has started pushing out a new update to its 10 smartphone in the United Sates. Hitting unlocked units, it’s a security update that arrives as version 2.50.617.2 and weighs in at around 277MB. @LlabTooFeR HTC 10 USA unlocked july update pic.twitter.com/0wi7rNAQ0t — Akif (@Akif_Karaca) July 12, 2017 It’s not exactly clear which month’s security update it is – the tweet clearly says July, but ... Read More »