For the next three years, HTC may make Google’s Nexus phones

HTC may have signed a deal with Google to produce Nexus hardware for the next three years, according to new rumors. If so, this would likely be the first time such a deal has been made.

15,000 early Vive sales help push HTC’s stock 20 percent

Even though it posted a poor monthly earnings report, HTC's stock took a big jump over the past few days, prompting many to suggest that confidence is riding high after the early sales numbers for the Vive VR headset were announced.
Virtual Reality

HTC’s Vive bursts out of the blocks, sells 15,000 units in first 10 minutes

HTC's debut VR effort, the Vive, appears to be off to a flying start. The Taiwanese tech company says it took an impressive 15,000 orders within its first 10 minutes of availability on Monday.
Home Theater

MQA is an impressive new file format that squeezes superior sound into less space

This year at MWC we demoed a new format that might well turn the world of hi-res audio on its head. Called MQA, the compression system from Meridian Audio creates files that are smaller than FLAC files, and sound better too.
Virtual Reality

Find out if your rig is Vive-ready with the SteamVR Performance Test

It's no secret that virtual reality experiences will require some beefy hardware to run at their best, so Valve is offering up the SteamVR Performance Test tool to help gamers take stock.

HTC packs mid-range internals into an all-metal chassis with the One X9

HTC announced the One X9, a midrange smartphone that hopes to fight above its weight class with an all-metal build and reasonably powerful internals. The phone will be released internationally by month's end.

Samsung’s Galaxy S7, LG’s G5, and more are all around the corner at MWC 2016

Mobile World Congress is the biggest mobile tech show of the year, and it kicks off on February 21. Here's everything you can expect to see at the show from Samsung, LG, HTC, Huawei, and other big industry players.
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Furniture, pets and mirrors could ruin your HTC Vive experience, says leaked manual

The user manual to the HTC Vive VR headset has been published online, giving us a look at how the room will need to be prepared if we're to use the VR's person tracking potential.

MediaTek says the new Helio X20 deca-core chip is too clever to overheat

Echoing the problems faced by Qualcomm and the Snapdragon 810 processor, there are rumors competing chip manufacturer MediaTek may have similar issues with the forthcoming Helio X20, something the manufacturer denies.
Virtual Reality

HTC might be planning to spin off virtual reality division

After a run of unsuccessful mobile launches, HTC might be banking on its virtual reality division for the future of the company. A new report says that the Taiwanese company is planning to spin off the division.
Virtual Reality

Virtual reality will save HTC, according to CEO

HTC has been in a freefall since 2012, but the company is banking on virtual reality to save itself. The HTC Vive is coming soon, but will HTC be able to dispel the same demons that destroyed its smartphone prowess?
Virtual Reality

Watch out, Rift! HTC Vive pre-orders open on February 29

It's been confirmed by HTC CEO Cher Wang that the company will begin taking Vive pre-orders on February 29, but no information has been shared with regards to its retail pricing.