Boy, that escalated quickly! 48 hours ago nobody even knew about the existence of a soon to be released HTC Desire X phone, and now we’ve seen the new handheld in all its splendor and we also know (or think we know) pretty much all of its tech specs.
HTC One XL, One S and EVO 4G LTE now have Jelly Bean-based CM10 nightly builds
We have some excellent news for those of you who aren’t reluctant to flash custom ROMs on Android-based gadgets. The One Xl, One S and EVO 4G LTE have just been added to the list of devices supported by CyanogenMod10 nightly builds.
HTC looking to build new tablet PCs by end-2012 – DigiTimes
HTC is reportedly planning to launch a new line of tablet PCs, possibly powered by Android. DigiTimes reports that HTC is reigniting its efforts in the tablet PC business, and is likely to come up with a model for release late 2012.
Official Android 4.0 ICS ROM for HTC Thunderbolt leaked
Earlier in the month, HTC has announced on its Facebook page that it’s planning to wrap up the ICS upgrade roll out for several devices by the end of August, namely for the HTC Thunderbolt and the HTC Desire S. Given how tumultuous the road to ICS often is, where delay is but the name of game, some may need to take the news with a pinch of salt. It’s a different story for the HTC Thunderbolt, however, as an official ICS ROM for the HTC Thunderbolt has made its rounds on mobile enthusiast forums.
HTC seems to have lost its way, even on the edge of good news for the company, it still seems stuck in a design rut. The exception, of course, is the One X which sold millions of units worldwide just after its release. HTC has been silent about the device since February, but could it be because we have game-changer?
HTC not cutting Beats Audio integration, despite rumor
HTC seems to be the center of tons of rumors these days, considering its current fiscal woes. The latest rumor to surface claims that the company might be shedding its Beats Audio feature in future phones. In an official statement, HTC has denied these claims, saying Beats Audio integration will remain.
Multiple Jelly Bean ports now available for HTC EVO 3D
XDA-Developers has tracked no less than four Android 4.1-based custom ROMs in its forum threads and, while neither of these is yet fully functional and stable, you can’t possibly say no to all of them. That is if you want to taste some Jelly Bean goodness on your EVO 3D, of course.
HTC might be falling behind fiscally, but that hasn't stopped it from bringing its HTC One V to Cricket Wireless, it seems. The One V is a reasonably powered basic phone, though it certainly isn't going to blow anyone away. The Cricket version will start selling on September 2nd for a price of $269.99, without a contract.
HTC plans to dramatically cut phone pricing in hopes of driving up sales
HTC is in major fiscal trouble, no point in denying it. They've had some great phones over the years, but recently the company has had failure after failure, throwing them behind in innovation and thus driving down sales. According to industry supply chain resources, HTC has decided to take drastic measures in attempts to turn a profit, which includes slashing the prices on all of its model ranges.
Samsung nabs title as China’s top Android smartphone, HTC and Motorola follow closely behind
Continuing the theme of world domination, China is the next leg of the tour for Samsung. The latest data from research firm Umeng reveals that despite the presence of many local players, South Korea’s finest phone maker was able to retain its lead in China – a feat that it first achieved in Q3 2011.