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HTC ditches digital buttons for its midrange U12 Life

We really liked last year's HTC U11 Life, enough that it made it onto our list of the best cheap phones. Now, HTC has unveiled a successor -- the HTC U12 Life. Here's everything you need to know about the new device.
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HTC breaks down VR barriers by bringing Oculus Rift titles to Viveport

HTC's Viveport store and subscription service will be opened to Oculus Rift users in September this year, letting them buy titles directly and take advantage of the monthly game-delivery service.
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The HTC U12 Plus is now available in color-shifting Flame Red shade

HTC has released some pretty great flagship phones in the past few years, and it's now aiming to follow up with another one. After plenty of rumors and leaks, the company has finally taken the wraps off of the new HTC U12 Plus.
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HTC says ‘it takes time to launch a new technology,’ claims lead in VR revenue

HTC posted a response to a Digital Trends editorial charting VR headset sales on Amazon. The company said "it takes time to launch a new technology," and posted data showing it makes the most revenue among its peers.
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VR is in a tailspin, and the sales numbers prove it

VR is the future! Except if you look at the data. Sales of the biggest VR headsets, including the HTC Vive, PlayStation VR, and Oculus Go, are all declining. What does it mean for the state of VR, and where do we go from here?
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HTC's blockchain phone is coming soon, and will have Cryptokitties inside

HTC has another smartphone on the horizon, and this time it's geared toward blockchain technology. Known as the HTC Exodus, the smartphone is designed to support cryptocurrencies and decentralization. Here's everything we know.
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Massive HTC layoffs spurred by 'realignment of resources'

Veteran smartphone manufacturer HTC is set to cut almost a quarter of its workforce after sales of the Taiwanese company's smartphones continued to decline, with results in March and April lower than the previous year.
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Handy HTC U12 Plus tips and tricks to help you master your phone

Digital buttons aside, the HTC U12 Plus is an exciting phone. It features high-end specs, a gorgeous display, and an impressive camera to boot. Whether you're new to HTC or just upgrading, check out our favorite HTC U12 Plus tips and…
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HTC U12 Plus vs. LG G7 ThinQ: Which powerful flagship prevails?

With big screens and even bigger specs, the HTC U12 Plus and LG G7 ThinQ are the premium flagship phones to buy this summer. But which one to buy? We've done the hard work to find out which you should buy.
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HTC U12 Plus vs. OnePlus 6: The new kids battle for supremacy

Looking for a new phone? Two of 2018's latest handsets are the HTC U12 Plus and the OnePlus 6, and both offer amazing specs and top performance. But which is better for you? We took a look to find out.
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HTC U12 vs Google Pixel 2 XL: Can HTC take out the stock Android king?

HTC has finally unveiled the new HTC U12 Plus, its latest and greatest flagship phone boasting some of the best specs you can find on a phone in 2018. But can it take down the Google Pixel 2 XL?
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The best HTC U12 Plus cases to keep your phone safe and beautiful

The HTC U12 Plus is a big, beautiful slab of a phone. But we don't rate its chances of surviving until your next upgrade unscathed. Don't take your chances, check out the best HTC U12 Plus cases.
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Qualcomm expected to reveal Snapdragon chip dedicated to VR, AR next month

Qualcomm is expected to reveal a Snapdragon XR1 chip next week during the Augmented World Expo. It will be optimized for "extended reality" (XR) experiences, which is an umbrella term covering AR, VR, and mixed reality apps.
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HTC U12 Plus vs. HTC U11: Is it time to upgrade?

As fans of the HTC U11, we were excited to see what the HTC U12 Plus might offer. A year can make a big difference in tech. Join us for a look at how the two devices measure up as we pit the HTC U12 Plus against the HTC U11 to find a…
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Consumers don’t have to use genuine parts to maintain a warranty, FTC says

Customers shouldn't be forced into paying for pricey genuine first-party parts or repairs in order to maintain their warranties, the FTC said after investigating six companies for their deceptive and illegal warranty practices.
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Flaws, failures, and flops: These are the worst smartphones ever made

Which devices can claim the poisoned chalice on the list of the worst smartphones of all time? Flawed designs, buggy software, missing features, pointless gimmicks, and worse make up this motley crew of phones.
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HTC pool selfie advert banned because the U11 can’t dive like Tom Daley

An advert for the HTC U11 has been banned following accusations that the short video inflated the capabilities of the phone by showing it being used in a chlorinated swimming pool by an Olympic diver.
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You need a GeForce GTX 1070 or better to get the best out of HTC’s Vive Pro

HTC updated its system requirements for the upcoming Vive Pro headset for virtual reality, listing hardware for the best experience possible. You need a GPU better than the GeForce GTX 1060 or a Radeon RX 500 Series card.