HTC shows off new controller prototype
Published in Wearables

Handcuffs anyone?

HTC has been showing off the prototype of its VR controller and position-tracking modules for its virtual reality headsets.

HTC sees growth back
Published in News
10 October 2016

HTC sees growth back

Desire 10 doing well

HTC which has had little good cheer for a while has seen its revenues for September grew 41.8 per cent  on month to a 15-month high of $297.12 million.

Google Pixel shipments to reach 3 to 4 million units by year's end
Published in Mobiles

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.

HTC releases two new Desire models
Published in Mobiles

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.

HTC drops down the loo
Published in Mobiles

Trouble just got worse

Troubled mobile phone maker HTC has just found that its woes have become a lot worse.

Julia Herd joins Deezer
Published in News

Like another semi geezer

HTC executive Julia Herd has joined music streaming outfit Deezer as VP of Communications.

Sony will sell six million PlayStation VR this year
Published in Games

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.

Smartphone shipments expected to fall further
Published in Mobiles

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.

HTC will spin off VR arm
Published in Wearables

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.

China shanghais the smartphone business
Published in Mobiles

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.