Have you ever wished your smartphone could do more? Forget about multitasking – what if your smartphone could save humanity? That’s the idea behind HTC’s “Power to Give” on its One and Butterfly phones. Your device is no longer “just a phone” – you can now use your its processing power to help cure diseases, Continue Reading →
Even though it makes some awesome phones, HTC knows it’s fighting an uphill battle against companies like Samsung and Apple in the mobile market. That’s why the company recently launched the HTC Advantage program to help win over American smartphone buyers, so if you buy the company’s flagship HTC One – or its max or Continue Reading →
HTC is wacky – in a good way. The smartphone company is one of the few that still does things that surprise me, and Monday’s MWC announcements are no exception. Sure, the Taiwanese company introduced a new mid-range handset that’s par for the course, but it also unveiled a new app and service that puts Continue Reading →
HTC clearly doesn’t think that promising two years of Android updates is enough to win over American smartphone buyers. It’s launching HTC Advantage, an upgrade to its US support policy that goes beyond the usual warranty limits. In addition to delivering on earlier promises of OS upgrades and extra cloud storage, the Advantage program replaces Continue Reading →
HTC said an updated version of the One smartphone, its first wearable device and a renewed focus on marketing will help turn around the company this year after two straight annual declines in revenue. “We feel positive and optimistic about 2014 when compared to 2013,” Chang Chialin, chief financial officer and head of global sales Continue Reading →
The 2014 International CES (January 7-10 in Las Vegas) is around the corner. Thinking back to last year’s show, there were a few trends that stood out: The Goldilocks Screen-size Strategy If the 4″ iPhone screen was too small and the 5.7″ Samsung Galaxy Note screen was too big, perhaps the 4.7″ HTC One screen Continue Reading →
Taiwan has slapped Korean electronics giant Samsung with a fine for fabricating Internet forum posts that praised the company at the expense of rivals including its home-country handset competitor HTC. On Thursday, Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission said it was punishing Samsung with a $341,037 fine for deceiving consumers with its marketing activities. Taiwan’s FTC began Continue Reading →