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While the latest earnings report shows small improvement for HTC, things are still quite bad as the company revealed a smaller loss, but a further decline in year-over-year revenue of 13%. Chia-Lin Chang, president of the company's Smartphone and Connected Devices business, said
HTC has confirmed it's going to come out with a mobile VR device this year. The product will help HTC reach a much larger audience given the cost associated with its Vive headset. It's likely the headset will be similar in design to Samsung's Gear VR and Google's Daydream View.
HTC's financial report for Q4 2016 has revealed a smaller loss but a further decline in year-over-year revenue of 13%. The company had a $116.8 million loss compared to $133.1 million during Q4 2015. Revenue fell to $720.7 million. HTC notably reduced operating costs in 2016.
After a series of halts, the Android 7.0 Nougat update is finally rolling out again and this time hopefully with all the bugs fixed. Guess third time is the charm, as HTC 10 owners in Europe can finally download and update their phones to the latest Android version.
The HTC 11's specs have potentially been revealed in a leaked screenshot posted to China's Weibo network. Based on the screenshot, the phone uses a Snapdragon 835, 6 GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage, and a 1556 x 2550 display. It'll be running Sense 9 on top of Android 7.1.2.
There are several virtual assistants on the market from which smartphone manufacturers can choose from. Shortly after we heard that LG is considering switching from Amazon's Alexa to Google Assistant, another company is thinking about making the same move.
Just two days after the company released a new version of the Nougat update in Europe, due to some technical issues HTC had to stop seeding the update once again. This was confirmed by Graham Wheeler, who is HTC's Product and Services Director for the EMEA region.
Claude Zellweger, leader of HTC's Vive design team, has left HTC to join Google. At his new place of employment, Zellweger will bring his expertise to the Google Daydream VR mobile platform. HTC confirmed his departure and Zellweger made the announcement on Twitter.
Despite several leaked pictures of an alleged Android Wear smartwatch that is being developed by HTC and Under Armour, HTC has now released an official statement on the matter. HTC's President of Smartphones and Connected Devices Chialin Chang said that they are "not going to
Due to several reports from users experiencing inconsistencies related to audio playback via third-party apps, HTC decided to halt the Nougat update and fix the issue. Just four days after, the company released a new version of the build and resumed the update in Europe.
Android 7.0 Nougat has begun heading out to the HTC 10. The company confirmed on Tuesday that the roll out had started, bringing the updated mobile operating system to yet another handset. HTC previously began and subsequently stopped the roll out of Nougat.
CloudGate Studio is developing a way to use the new Vive Trackers and existing controllers to enable full-body tracking. A video posted by the company shows how the controllers could be used to bring someone's entire body (not just their hands and head) into the VR world.
HTC smartwatch was in the rumour mill for so long that we started to think it was just that - a rumour. There were no official comments from the company regarding the smartwatch, but thanks to new leaked images, the smartwatch might actually be real. With MWC 2017 quickly
Android 7.0 Nougat is rolling out to unlocked HTC One A9 units. This is a big update for the phone and is likely to be its last. The One A9 was released in October 2015, so it's unlikely future Android generations will be available on the relatively old device.
Just as HTC 10 owners got their chance to freshen up their phones, new problems arrived. The company has reportedly halted the roll out of the Nougat update for its HTC 10 smartphone. It seems like the update is just too buggy, but the exact details on bugs were not revealed.
During the announcement of promising HTC U series of smartphones, the company has also revealed some future plans. Chialin Chang, President of HTC's Smartphone and Connected Devices Business, confirmed to Engadget that they plan to release only 6-7 phones this year.
Tim Sweeney, founder of Epic Games, claims the HTC Vive is outselling Facebook's Oculus Rift two-to-one. Much of the performance difference can be tied to the Vive being a more open platform, says Sweeney. Games like Doom 3 have helped the Vive in the market.
As promised, HTC has unveiled two new smartphones that are part of the new "U" lineup. Called HTC U Play and U Ultra, the phones have several new features, such as a secondary display for notifications, four low-power microphones and more, that HTC hopes will attract new
HTC is readying a press conference that is scheduled for January 12, which is tomorrow, where it plans to unveil its completely new smartphone lineup. Earlier today, both phones starred in live images, and now all key specifications have appeared online so we know what to expect
An HTC smartphone with a small secondary display has leaked in set of pictures. The images show the phone, codenamed Ocean Note, has a display that's similar to what's found on the LG V10 and V20. At the least, shortcuts and the weather are among the things it can display.