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  1. Android Marshmallow update hitting budget phones before yoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    ... of the software with their own modifications done to suit their own needs - and yours. The same is true of HTC, LG, Sony, and more - and it doesn't stop there. That's just one layer of software Google's update to Android has to get through. There's ...


  2. On VR: An Interview With Starbreeze StudiosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 7 | Tom's Hardware

    ... is responsible for the upstart StarVR HMD -- a device we could see competing with the marquee HMDs from Oculus and HTC, although the timeline for its release is a ways off -- as well as the Walking Dead demo. (Tl;dr, it involves zombies and a ...


  3. HTC suffers yet another quarterly lossRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 6 | Aurora Era-Banner

    Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has reported a net loss of NT4.48bn the three months ending September, marking the second straight quarterly loss. The company made a net profit of NT$600 bn a year earlier.


  4. HTC's downhill financial trend continues in Q3 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 6 |

    If there were any doubt whether HTC was in deep trouble, the numbers from the previous quarter would probably be proof enough. The Taiwanese company just posted its financials for the months ranging from July to September this year and things aren't looking good.


  5. Get a brand new HTC device at GITEX Shopper - don't miss it or you'll miss outRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | Al Bawaba

    Home >> Business >> It And Technology >> Get A Brand New Htc Device At Gitex Shopper - Don't Miss It Or You'll Miss Out! Visiting GITEX Shopper 2015? Don't forget to stop by any leading retailer and check out HTC's incredible 5.5 inch, premium and mid-range devices, which will be discounted to incredible prices. HTC customers will have a chance to win superb giveaways just by presenting their proof of purchase to an authorized HTC promoter at the event.


  6. HTC: Monthly Android Updates Are 'Unrealistic'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | PC Magazine

    Though Google and several high-profile smartphone makers have promised monthly Android updates going forward, one prominent company is not on board. In response to a question about why HTC hasn't committed to monthly updates, HTC America President Jason Mackenzie tweeted that it's "unrealistic," thanks in large part to the carriers.


  7. Software engineer uses virtual reality to propose to his girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | Daily Mail

    ... set to pay $3million to family of grandfather, 53, who died in police custody after being placed in a chokehold Using a HTC Vive virtual reality headset and trackable HTC Vive wand controller, Chandler Murch proposed to now-fiancee Kelly Tortorice ...


  8. Carrier Approvals Make Monthly Security Updates 'Not Realistic,' Says HTCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | Tom's Hardware

    In a Twitter exchange about why HTC is not committing to the same monthly security patch pact that Google, Samsung and LG have already made, HTC's USA President, Jason Mackenzie, said that such commitment is "not realistic." The reason he gave is that carrier approval processes usually take too long for this to work.


  9. HTC unable to commit to monthly security updatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 |

    Android security is once again in the news for all the wrong reasons after the latest round of vulnerabilities have made international press. The background problem is that Android is supported on multiple platforms via a wide range of manufacturers from Samsung to HTC, and all those in-between.


  10. HTC swings to Q3 lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 4 | Total Telecom

    HTC's poor financial performance worsened during the third quarter, as the company revealed on Monday that it swung to a net loss during the three months to 30 September. According to the Taiwanese smartphone maker's latest unaudited results, revenue in the third quarter came in at NT$21.4 billion , compared to NT$41.9 billion in the year-ago quarter and NT$33 billion in Q2.


  11. More losses for Taiwanese smartphone maker HTCRead the original story

    Monday Oct 5 | West Australian

    Taiwan's struggling smartphone maker HTC Monday reported a second straight quarterly loss in the three months to September, just weeks after announcing job cuts as it tries to turn around its business. The after-tax net loss in the third quarter was Tw$4.48 billion compared with a profit of Tw$600 million in the same period last year, the company said in a statement citing unaudited results.


  12. Man proposes to girlfriend in virtual reality, brings real ring as wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | Mashable

    ... with a real ring. It wasn't imaginary anymore," she wrote. Working at Valve, Murch had access to the yet unreleased HTC Vive virtual reality headset, which can be seen in the images above. Scheduled for a December 2015 release, the HTC Vive will ...


  13. Monthly Android update guarantee is 'unrealistic'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | BetaNews

    The widespread Stagefright vulnerability has lead Google and Samsung to announce plans for monthly Android updates, which would minimize the time it usually takes to fix security bugs in their distributions. LG has quickly followed suit with a similar pledge of its own, but, when asked if it will do the same, HTC has basically said "no".


  14. HTC won't commit to monthly updates, calls it unrealisticRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 |

    ... Android fragmentation might soon be a thing of the past. Sadly, it seems that not everyone is on board with the idea. HTC USA president Jason Mackenzie explains on Twitter that the company isn't going to make such a promise for the simple reason ...


  15. HTC Can't Promise Monthly Device UpdatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 4 | Ubergizmo

    ... to issue monthly updates. This included companies like Google who promised monthly updates Unfortunately if you're a HTC device owner hoping that HTC would announce something similar as well, you might be disappointed. This is according HTC Americas ...


  16. HTC president calls monthly Android security updates 'unrealistic'Read the original story

    Sunday Oct 4 | Digital Trends

    The bug known as Stagefright , an MMS video-based exploit targeted at Android phones, spooked Google, Samsung, and LG into committing to rolling out monthly security updates for their respective devices. HTC, however, appears to consider monthly updates to be "unrealistic."


  17. Valve employee uses virtual reality to propose real-life marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 3 | Ars Technica

    The HTC Vive virtual reality headset hasn't yet reached store shelves, meaning only a select few developers have gotten their hands on pre-release kits and explored the possibilities of "room-scale" VR. For one staffer at Valve Software, the Vive's official SteamVR partner, that meant an opportunity to claim first dibs on doing something nobody else has ever done with a Vive headset: propose marriage.


  18. Wireless Companies Agree to Support More Remote Wipe ToolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | Phone Scoop

    ... their devices if they so wish. Companies that have agreed to this include Apple, Asurion; AT BlackBerry; Google; HTC; Huawei; LG; Microsoft; Motorola; Samsung; Sprint; T-Mobile USA; U.S. Cellular; Verizon, and ZTE. In response, FCC Chairman Tom ...


  19. Gogoro slashes electric scooter prices in response to complaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | The China Post

    Gogoro Inc., a Taiwanese startup founded by former HTC Corp. executives, slashed the prices of its electric scooters by as much as 23 percent Thursday and unveiled a cheaper model in an attempt to address consumer complaints over its unattractive pricing strategy. Prices for the standard version of the Gogoro scooter and the top-of-the-line Gogoro Plus were reduced to NT$98,000 and NT$108,000, respectively, compared with initial prices of NT$128,000 and NT$138,000 that were announced June 17. The company also lowered its entry bar for consumers by releasing the Gogoro Lite model, which starts from NT$88,000 before subsidies from local governments.


  20. HTC Teases Oct. 20 Smartphone LaunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | PC Magazine

    HTC posted a " Launch " page to its website, teasing a new One smartphone. The announcement, which will be made as part of a "virtual" event rather than a standard press event, is slated for noon ET on Oct. 20. Not surprisingly, HTC has kept its plans close to the vest, except to say the handset will run Android Marshmallow.