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HTC loses $1 billion off its market cap in 2 days

by: LucianAugust 8, 2012

HTC’s financial results haven’t been kind to them lately, and neither has the media. All of HTC’s problems have been documented extensively lately, which, in turn leads to shareholders losing trust in the company’s ability to recover. However, this is the sort of thing a public tech company should expect.

Financial dry spells never happen suddenly, even if it may seem so when everything comes crashing down. But the seeds for HTC’s decline were planted a long time ago, at the time when the company started to care more about sales than for its products. This led to HTC churning out a ton of variations of every single phone, just to get a few [...]

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HTC’s rumored 5-inch phone gets its name

by: Bams SadewoAugust 8, 2012

When you’re fighting for your life, it’s worth giving it your all and a little bit more. That’s apparently what HTC is doing, as it tries to pull out all the stops for the successor to its last flagship phone, the One X. We’ve seen reports that the phone may come with a 5-inch display, which should put it almost at mini-tablet territory. Now, fresh information of the phone has leaked, which reveals its possible name and specs.

Stuff.tv has heard straight from Taiwan that the One X’s replacement will be known as the HTC Endeavor C2. It sounds more like a codename to these ears, so [...]

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HTC’s sales down 45% in July compared to a year ago

by: LucianAugust 7, 2012

HTC doesn’t seem to be doing too well lately, even after the big launch of the One series, and the much praised HTC One X smartphone. Yesterday they said that their sales fell by 45% in the month of July compared to the same month last year, from T$45.11 billion to T$25 billion ($834 million). The sales were also down compared the previous month by T$5 billion.

Things seem to be going downhill for HTC, and with the next iPhone being just a month away from launch, it doesn’t look like they will recover too soon. However, they are rumored to make a 5″ phone with a 1080p screen for this fall, but I’m not sure if that will be enough to help [...]

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Google, Apple start bidding for Kodak’s digital patents

by: LucianAugust 7, 2012

WSJ reported yesterday that Kodak’s upcoming patent auction already has 2 bidders: Google and Apple, and each has bids between $150 million and $250 million so far. Kodak, however, is expecting up to $2.6 billion for its 1,100 digital patents to pay off its creditors.

This may be wishful thinking for Kodak, but who knows how fast the bids will escalate with Apple in there. Apple doesn’t really care about the money they have to spend, so they will try to at least raise the cost for Google as much as possible provided Google does retain them eventually.

The two companies are not actually bidding by themselves, but are [...]

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T-Mobile slashes HTC One S price to $149

by: AdrianAugust 7, 2012

Even though it seems to be hip these days to cut the prices of some of the best-selling smartphones around, we can’t help but suspect some of these discounts have ulterior motives or strings attached to them.

Take T-Mobile’s HTC One S, for example. This hasn’t exactly been a star, but it sold decently enough at $200 on-contract to be untouched for at least a few more weeks. However, T-Mo has already decided a price slashing is needed and is now selling the elegant 4.3-incher at $149.99.

The “special offer” will be lasting until August 21, so you have 2 full weeks to decide whether to take advantage of the deal or not. Then again, [...]

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Modified menu functionality to come to international version of HTC One X and HTC One S

by: Bogdan PetrovanAugust 6, 2012

Courtesy of Droid Life

Last week we reported that an update to AT&T’s HTC One X version brought an interesting modification to the core functionality of the phone. Till the update, users that wanted to access the menu in certain apps were presented with an ugly black bar at the bottom/side of the screen, that featured that three-point icon that some of you might know.

HTC implemented the black bar as a workaround for a big problem – while Android 4+ deprecates the use of the menu key/on-screen button, not all apps have been adapted to work with the new control scheme. For these apps, HTC’s One devices show the black menu bar, which is not only ugly, but also takes [...]

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Sense UI 4.1 spotted in leaked Android 4.0.4 ROM for international HTC One X

by: Bams SadewoAugust 6, 2012

A freshly leaked ROM for the international variant of the HTC One X has made its way online, bringing some new surprises with it. Aside from version 4.0.4 of Ice Cream Sandwich, a relatively minor upgrade from ICS 4.0.3, the ROM also features the latest version of HTC Sense. Here’s what you can expect to see from Sense 4.1.

According to folks who have braved the 2.15.401.5 test ROM, the new Sense 4.1 runs faster than 4.0 and all-around more responsive, possibly due to the removal of some eye-candy 3D effects in the launcher. A smoother experience, probably not yet of buttery level, while scrolling through the home screens and opening the app drawer awaits. HTC has also [...]

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Digitimes: HTC will treat our eyes with a 5-inch Full HD smartphone, to come this fall

by: Bogdan PetrovanAugust 6, 2012

HTC may not be in the best financial shape, but the Taiwanese would not go down without a fight. They put their best effort into the One series and delivered a set of beautiful devices that many considered the best in the world. Despite that, the One X was ultimately no match to the force of nature that is the Galaxy S3, and HTC failed to make a comeback to profitability. Moreover, the next quarter shapes up to be just as bad financially, so HTC needs to pull out something amazing if it wants to reverse its fortunes this year.

HTC’s secret weapon might be a new 5-inch smartphone, slated for a September-October release. According to Digitimes, HTC is working to bring a [...]

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HTC Proto might join the One series in fall, a better One V with 4-inch display and Snapdragon S4

by: Bams SadewoAugust 4, 2012

With the original One series failing to shake off HTC’s run of bad financial luck, it’s high time for the Taiwanese to start adding some new blood to their lineup. We reported before about the supposed arrival of HTC One X+, which should boast superior specs to its predecessor, including a NVIDIA Tegra 3+ processor. Now we’re hearing there’s a sequel in the works for the HTC One V, tentatively named as HTC Proto.

The Verge got the first scoop on the HTC Proto and its improved specs over the One V. It’s rumored to come with a dual-core Snapdragon S4 MSM8225 processor, which is clocked at a lower 1GHz speed, and a 4-inch SLCD display with the same WVGA resolution. The [...]

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Deal of the day: HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE available for $49.99 on a two-year contract

by: AdrianAugust 3, 2012

Although Amazon Wireless doesn’t need to artificially cut the prices of its phones to get people to buy them, the online retailer seems to now be going through some sort of a record-breaking form when talking about offering deals. Otherwise, we simply can’t explain how is it possible that, just a few days after putting the Galaxy Nexus on a never seen before sale, Amazon can now slash the price of the HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE to an all-time low.

We can’t explain, but we surely can take advantage of the offer without asking too many questions. After all, does anyone care why would someone be selling such a great phone like the [...]

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