Digging into a VR toy box of guns, bats and (yup) hoses with HTC's Vive Tracker

The HTC Vive tracker is a little black "puck" that opens the door to a new wave of VR simulations, the kind where we aren't confined to the limitations of a controller.

HTC jumps onto the augmented reality bandwagon by investing in Lumus

HTC and Quanta Computer recently made a huge investment in Lumus, a maker of transparent optical screens for augmented reality-based glasses. The screens are based on the Lumus Optical Engine that blends digital and physical…

HTC sends teaser invites for January press event, keeps details under wraps

HTC has sent invitations to press for an event in January. It doesn't give much away, but rumors suggest the company could announce the midrange HTC X10, a flagship HTC 11, or something entirely different.
Virtual Reality

Vive Studios kicks off HTC’s first-party VR initiative with ‘Arcade Saga’

Hardware manufacturer HTC today announced the launch of Vive Studios, an internal software development and publishing division focused on the production of first-party virtual reality content.
Movies & TV

Director Jon Favreau’s first VR app is half game, half movie, and only on the Vive

Director Jon Favreau has jumped into virtual reality to tell an original fantasy story set in the world of Gnomes and Goblins, an exclusive experience for the HTC Vive.

After testing Vive VR Cafes, HTC plans for $1.5B investment fund in China

HTC opened a new Vive VR Cafe in Shenzhen, China, last weekend, its third overall. According to the president of Vive for China, the company is looking at possibly taking the cafe chain international through franchising.

The HTC 10 Evo is an HTC Bolt without Sprint’s interference

The HTC 10 Evo is the latest phone from HTC, and if the specification and design looks familiar, it's because the 10 Evo is the same phone as the HTC Bolt, just without the Sprint exclusivity. It's going on sale in the U.K. soon.

Rumor: HTC may exit the smartphone business by spring 2017

HTC may soon be leaving the smartphone business for good, despite being a significant player for years. Rumors abound that it is looking to sell the division off, possibly to Google, which recently used the company to produce its Pixel…
Android Army

Huawei declined to produce Google's Pixel smartphones over branding issue

Huawei declined to produce Google's Pixel smartphones over a branding disagreement, according to a company executive. The two still remain close: Huawei's reportedly producing a Google-branded tablet set to launch in the coming months.
Virtual Reality

TPCast creates a wireless kit for the HTC Vive virtual reality headset

HTC has detailed a partnership with TPCast to create a tetherless upgrade kit for the Vive headset, allowing users to truly immerse themselves in a virtual world without being wired to their system.

Why does a $600 phone have last year’s processor? The many follies of HTC’s Bolt

HTC has released a new smartphone. It's called the Bolt, and it doesn't have a headphone jack, it's carrier-locked to Sprint, and it's powered by last year's Snapdragon 810 processor. Buyer beware.

HTC's early Black Friday sale leaves plenty of time for family or whatever

With still a few weeks to go until Black Friday arrives, HTC apparently did not want to wait that long and unveiled an early sale for Team HTC members. The sale is currently live and lasts until November 14.