HTC Exodus 1 gets new blockchain features, can now be purchased with real money

HTC’s EXODUS 1 which was announced back in 2018 is now expanding its reach to non-crypto natives, meaning users who wish to buy the phone can now use real money, instead of using cryptocurrency. The Exodus 1 was available for pre-order in October, but users had to pay in crypto: either 0.15 bitcoin or 4.78 Ether.  Continue reading “HTC Exodus 1 gets new blockchain features, can now be purchased with real money”

HTC 5G Hub with 5-inch display, Snapdragon 855, X50 5G Modem, Android Pie announced

HTC has introduced the new HTC 5G Hub which is a first-of-its-kind dedicated 5G mobile smart hub. The company says it has designed for ease of use in both home and office environments, and it enables smooth 4K video streaming, low-latency gaming, and 5G mobile hotspot features for up to 20 users. Continue reading “HTC 5G Hub with 5-inch display, Snapdragon 855, X50 5G Modem, Android Pie announced”

HTC Vive Focus standalone VR with Snapdragon 835, dual 6DoF controllers announced

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HTC VIVE has introduced the VIVE Focus Plus which is its newest premium virtual reality standalone hardware for enterprise customers. Vive upgraded the existing six degrees of freedom (6DoF) Focus headset to incorporate dual 6DoF controllers, giving users the ability to seamlessly interact with their virtual environment with the same freedom as PC VR devices. Continue reading “HTC Vive Focus standalone VR with Snapdragon 835, dual 6DoF controllers announced”

HTC Vive Pro Eye headset with built-in eye tracking, Vive Cosmos VR headset and more announced

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HTC VIVE has announced the new VIVE Pro Eye headset with built-in eye tracking. The company also announced unlimited subscription access with Viveport Infinity, meaning all the best content is available at any time. HTC also unveiled a developer kit for a future headset; the Vive Cosmos. Lastly, the company also introduced the ‘Vive Reality System.’ Continue reading “HTC Vive Pro Eye headset with built-in eye tracking, Vive Cosmos VR headset and more announced”

HTC to revamp smartphone sales with mid-range and high-end models in 2019

According to HTC Taiwan president Darren Chen,  the company is said to be planning on rebooting its smartphone segment mostly around the sales in the first half of 2019. The company is said to be focusing on mid-tier to high-end models, hoping they can improve its market share and profitability. Continue reading “HTC to revamp smartphone sales with mid-range and high-end models in 2019”

HTC and Sprint to bring 5G mobile smart hub in first half of 2019

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HTC has announced that the company would work along with Sprint to create a 5G mobile smart hub in the first half of 2019. HTC aims to lead the U.S. 5G industry, and 5G is expected to bring impressive data speeds and reliable wireless signals. Continue reading “HTC and Sprint to bring 5G mobile smart hub in first half of 2019”

HTC confirms to not quit smartphone business, to launch new models soon

Reports about HTC putting an end to their smartphone market has been in the news for quite some time. However, the company has yet again dismissed recent speculation and reports that U12+ being the last of its model. Continue reading “HTC confirms to not quit smartphone business, to launch new models soon”

HTC Vive Focus standalone VR headset rolls out globally

At GDC 2018, HTC Vive announced that it will roll out the Vive focus to global markets later this year. Vive Focus is the first 6DOF stand-alone VR headset to be commercially available. The company is also making Vive Focus developer kits available to registered developers in most countries through the developer portal. Continue reading “HTC Vive Focus standalone VR headset rolls out globally”

Weekly Roundup: Xiaomi Mi MIX 3, Black Shark Helo, Samsung Galaxy A6s, HTC EXODUS 1 and more

Xiaomi earlier this week has launched the Mi MIX 3, Black Shark Helo Gaming Phone. It also launched the 6GB RAM variant of the Mi A2 in India. Meizu has launched the Note 8, OPPO introduced the R15x in China and lots more from this week in our weekly roundup. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Xiaomi Mi MIX 3, Black Shark Helo, Samsung Galaxy A6s, HTC EXODUS 1 and more”

HTC Exodus native blockchain phone to be announced on October 22nd

HTC Exodus

Back in May, about HTC confirmed that it will be launching ‘Exodus’ smartphone with native blockchain for secure cryptocurrency trading. The wait now seems to be coming to an end as the company will launch the phone as early as this month. It made the announcement on the newly opened HTC Exodus Instagram account.  Continue reading “HTC Exodus native blockchain phone to be announced on October 22nd”

HTC U12 Life with 6-inch Full HD+ display, Snapdragon 636, dual-rear cameras surface

HTC is seemingly working on a mid-range smartphone codenamed “Imagine Life,” according to the marketing material. Though we don’t know for sure but based on the specs and the codename, the new handset could be the HTC U12 Life and it is said to sport a 6-inch FHD+ display and Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset.  Continue reading “HTC U12 Life with 6-inch Full HD+ display, Snapdragon 636, dual-rear cameras surface”

HTC demonstrates multi-room VR using Vive PRO and SteamVR 2.0

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HTC is said to be working on multi-room VR using Steam as the company has shown off a SteamVR beta, a Vive Pro, and 16 base stations to allow VR between multiple rooms. The tester said to have wandered between rooms finding tracked objects through a complex but connected space. Continue reading “HTC demonstrates multi-room VR using Vive PRO and SteamVR 2.0”

HTC to slash 1500 jobs at its manufacturing unit in Taiwan

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Smartphone maker HTC is planning on slashing around a quarter of its global workforce through job cuts at its manufacturing unit in Taiwan. This move is in a bid to better manage resources in its tough times. This also indicates that the company is struggling yet again as the market share decline amid mounting competition from Apple, Samsung, and Chinese rivals. Continue reading “HTC to slash 1500 jobs at its manufacturing unit in Taiwan”

Weekly Roundup: Samsung Galaxy J6, J8, A6, and A6+, HTC U12+, Vivo Z1, Razer Blade laptop and more

Samsung Galaxy J6

This week Samsung has introduced J6, Galaxy J8, A6, and Galaxy A6+ smartphones in India. Huawei’s Honor brand has launched the Honor 7A and 7C smartphones in India. LG has announced the Q7, Q7+, and Q7α. Let’s take a look at the more stuff that happened this week in our weekly roundup. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Samsung Galaxy J6, J8, A6, and A6+, HTC U12+, Vivo Z1, Razer Blade laptop and more”

HTC U12+ detailed specs, press renders surface – 6-inch QHD+ display, Snapdragon 845, Dual front and rear cameras

HTC is on the verge of launching the U12+ flagship in the coming week and today ahead of the launch we see the design of the phone in its complete glory along with the specifications. As expected, the U12+ sports a 6-inches Quad HD+ display and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, 6GB RAM.  Continue reading “HTC U12+ detailed specs, press renders surface — 6-inch QHD+ display, Snapdragon 845, Dual front and rear cameras”