HTC president calls monthly Android security updates ‘unrealistic’

The bug known as Stagefright, an MMS exploit targeted at Android phones, spooked Google, Samsung, and LG into committing to rolling out monthly security updates for their respective devices. HTC, however, considers monthly updates to be…

HTC’s new Desire phones are here to win the hearts of those on a tight budget

HTC has a strong line up of new budget phones, including the Desire 626, Desire 626S, Desire 526, and Desire 520. All the budget devices will hit specific carriers in both the post-paid and pre-paid markets.

The HTC Vive’s launch date has shifted to 2016, putting it up against Oculus and Sony

HTC and its partner Valve have said the Vive virtual reality headset won't be available in significant quantities this year. Instead, the system is now on target for a launch during the first three months of 2016.

HTC Aero (aka the Hero phone) news: Leaked picture looks just like an iPhone 6

There are rumors spreading that HTC may have another smartphone to release before the end of 2015. It's being referred to as the HTC Hero or the HTC Aero, and opinion is split on how high-spec the phone will be. Here's everything we think…

It’s not just HTC: Samsung also pushes ‘notification ads’ to its customers

HTC isn't the only phone manufacturer pushing so-called "notification ads" to its customers, as Samsung was also caught red-handed doing the same thing. It's unknown whether this rather troubling and annoying practice will continue.

Rumors point to new beginning at HTC, starting with the HTC O2 flagship smartphone

A series of rumors and leaks may have revealed HTC's plan for its next major smartphone release. Talk of a phone named either the M10 or the HTC O2 has been circulating, along with some exciting specs and images.

HTC left unsecured fingerprint data on the One Max

A security team has revealed the HTC One Max had a security flaw which meant it stored unencrypted data related to fingerprints, which may have left them vulnerable to hackers. The issue has since been fixed, but highlights the need for…
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HTC hits the skids as Android phone margins disappear: DT Daily 1:41

Why Android phone maker HTC is teetering on the brink of collapse, Philip K. Dicks dark alt-reality book The Man In The High Castle, in which the Germans and Japanese have won World War II, comes to Amazon as a new series.

Report: Apple gains, everyone else loses in Q2 2015 US smartphone hardware and OS market

Apple’s iPhone and iOS fared well in the second quarter of 2015, at the expense of other major mobile device makers and platforms. In fact, Apple was the only smartphone maker and OS to see a rise in its U.S. market share during the…

John Wick VR shooter coming in 2016

Lionsgate Films and Payday publisher Starbreeze announced that they have teamed up to develop a virtual reality first-person shooter based on the hit, Keanu Reeves-led action film John Wick, set for 2016.

HTC continues to drown in red ink, and it doesn’t look like it will surface soon

It's not a good time to be HTC. The company reported rather depressing financial results for its second fiscal quarter 2015. Unfortunately, the One M9 isn't selling well, and the immediate forecast looks bleak.

Want virtual reality, but don’t want a Rift? Don’t worry — you’ve plenty of options

Big names like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vibe are leading VR's charge into the mainstream, but they're hardly the only competitors. Other companies have plans to fight these giants with affordability, superior hardware, or sheer innovation.