Pricing, but not performance, similar to latest iPhones
According to new estimates from Digitimes Research, the recently announced Google Pixel smartphone is expected to reach 3 to 4 million shipments in the second half of this year, giving a 10 percent increase in HTC’s total smartphone shipments from the first half.
Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle out tomorrow
HTC is expected to unveil two new models of its Desire-series products, the Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle tomorrow.
Trouble just got worse
Troubled mobile phone maker HTC has just found that its woes have become a lot worse.
Like another semi geezer
HTC executive Julia Herd has joined music streaming outfit Deezer as VP of Communications.
Analysts consult their tarot cards
Diviners and shamans working at the Taipei-based Topology Research Institute have been rattling their bones and consulting their tarot cards and reached the conclusion that Sony will sell six million PlayStation VR (PS VR) headsets in 2016.
Samsung and Huawei lower their expectations
Rumours from the Far East claim that Samsung Electronics and Huawei are lowing their shipment targets for the third quarter due to slacking demand for high-end smartphones globally. Although this appears to be news to at least one of the outfits mentioned.
Alliances will help it grow
HTC is planning to spin off its virtual reality subsidiary to help it build alliances and gain cash from potential strategic partners.
Goodnight US and Korea
Chinese companies are swamping the top of the pops of smartphone makers and while Samsung and Apple are the main brand leaders, companies based behind the Great Wall take up the rest of the spots.
Asked eight leading players what they are doing
The Federal Trade Commission has written to eight leading players in the mobile communications arena requiring them to tell the agency how they issue security updates to address vulnerabilities in smartphones, tablets, and other mobile gear.