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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 »

HTC Sees a New, or Virtual, Reality

When HTC brought back founder Cher Wang two years ago to turn around the struggling Taiwanese mobile phone maker, investors hoped she could stem a sharp loss in market share to Apple and Samsung Electronics. But the gamble to rebuild the early smartphone pioneer’s reputation failed, as its market share has continued to dwindle – to below 1 percent from closer to 10 percent in ... Read More »

HTC Vive buyers now get Fallout 4 VR for free

Fallout 4 VR. Doom VR. Skyrim VR. Whether or not they turn out good, it’s safe to say Bethesda’s upcoming slate of VR titles mark virtual reality’s biggest software launch since…well, ever. Three well-regarded and “full-length” games, all ported in full—and exclusive to the HTC Vive, at least on the PC side. HTC’s taking full advantage of the situation, announcing today that from now ... Read More »

HTC Expected to Make ‘Major Announcement’ on Thursday, Google Acquisition Speculated

HIGHLIGHTS HTC to make major announcement on Thursday Google acquisition announcement on cards Google could buy HTC’s smartphone business Taiwanese maker HTC is expected to make a major announcement on Thursday, according to several reports. It is widely expected that HTC may finally reveal Google acquisition wherein the search engine giant will buy HTC’s smartphone business while Taiwanese company will ... Read More »

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

HIGHLIGHTS HTC Vive now costs $599, $100 more than Oculus Rift Rift is currently at $399 for summer sale India will get a price cut “soon” 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. ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Price, HTC 10 evo Launch, YouTube Go Comes to India, and More: Your 360 Daily Rohan Naravane, 09 February 2017

HIGHLIGHTS It doesn’t seem like the sell-kidney-for-iPhone jokes are going to stop YouTube Go is a dedicated app for watching and sharing videos offline SoftBank loses $300 million in India after investing in Ola, Snapdeal The world has already had enough of the selling-kidney-to-buy-iPhone jokes, but unfortunately those may not stop, as the high-end variant of the iPhone 8 is ... Read More »

Nougat update hits Sprint’s HTC One A9

Precisely a month after HTC announced the Nougat rollout for the One A9 in the US, the Android 7.0 update is now coming to the Sprint version of the handset. The build number is 2.18.651.2, for those of you that seek to find meaning in arbitrary numbers. The ‘extensive’ changelog published on HTC’s support page for the One A9 lists ... Read More »

European roll out of HTC 10 Nougat update resumes

Less than a couple of weeks after it was halted due to bugs, the European roll out of the HTC 10 Nougat update has resumed – the update is currently hitting units in the UK. Arriving as software version 2.41.401.3 and weighing in at 1.17 GB, the update – aside from Android 7.0 – also brings along latest security patches ... Read More »

T-Mobile HTC 10 starts getting Nougat update

T-Mobile has started rolling out a new update to HTC 10 units on its network in the United States. Arriving as version 2.37.531.5, and weighing in at 1.22GB, the update brings Android version 7.0. This was revealed by the usually reliable leakster @LlabTooFeR in a tweet. Follow LlabTooFeR @LlabTooFeR HTC 10 (T-Mobile USA) got Android 7.0 update. ROM version is ... Read More »

HTC Ocean Note is getting rid of the headphone jack

We told you about a leaked HTC device named Ocean several weeks ago and now thanks to a Taiwanese source we have more info about it. Being named HTC Ocean Note, the device will have between 5.5 and 5.7-inch display and as far as we see in the renders, there is no physical keys on the front. But something else ... Read More »