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Google is buying HTC’s smartphone team for $1.1bn

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In a bid to further boost its hardware business, Google has signed a $1.1 billion deal to acquire a team of HTC employees, many of whom have worked with the company on its Pixel smartphone. As part of the agreement, Google will

HTC Vive VR headset gets a $200 price cut to take on Oculus Rift

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HTC has slashed the price of its Vive VR headset from $799 to $599 as the Taiwanese tech giant seeks to compete with aggressive price cuts from Facebook-owned Oculus and their Rift headset. “Our goal at Vive has always been to

HTC announces standalone Vive VR headset for the Chinese market

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At ChinaJoy entertainment expo 2017, HTC announced a self-contained Vive virtual reality headset for the Chinese market built on its own Viveport content platform. “China is the leading mobile market in the world today, and has the momentum to lead the global

HTC users complain about seeing ads in keyboard

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Getting ads while accessing any website could be too frustrating. HTC users have recently reported of seeing ads while using the company’s built-in keyboard TouchPal. The company says it won’t be showing ads on TouchPal, HTC’s built- in keyboard app.

Get ready for a VR browsing experience with Daydream Euphrates

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Now Google wants you to spend more time online, only with a VR headset. Even the idea of surfing through floods of information with a VR headset sounds crazy enough to excite all of us! On the second day of

Google partners HTC and Lenovo to create standalone VR headset platform

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Along with the plethora of exciting new products and services, Google, on Wednesday teased a new standalone virtual reality headset that does not need to be paired with a smartphone or any other device. Google VR head Clay Bavor announced the new headsets in

Forget touch screen now squeeze your phone to click a selfie!

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HTC has finally unveiled their flagship for 2017, the HTC U11. The successor to HTC 10 and a new member of the U family, HTC U11 comes with a standout feature dubbed Edge Sense. So now instead of tapping on

HTC fans rejoice: HTC U Play gets a Rs 10K cut; now available on Amazon at Rs 29,990

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The HTC U Play that was launched in India three months back for the price of Rs 39,990 has got a massive Rs 10,000 discount and will now be available for Rs 29,990, the company said in a statement while also announcing exclusive online

All HTC needs now is an aggressive digital push for its supremium phone, U Ultra

Faisal Kawoosa Of late, I have been exploring some of the HTC devices, including HTC U Ultra. The Supremium phone is worth considering, if one has more than Rs 50,000 budget to buy an Android smartphone. There are some really

HTC launches premium smartphones, U Play and U Ultra in India

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HTC, the Taiwanese smartphone maker has launched two premium smartphones – U Ultra and U Play – in India, which were initially unveiled at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. Moving out of its Rs 10,000 segment, HTC ha priced the

iPhone 8 reportedly to feature wireless charging

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Looks like its time up for ‘ports’ in Apple’s iPhone. After the headphone jack, the next in line could be the lightning charging port to bid goodbye to the iconic iPhone. Wondering what makes us say so? Read on. Apple

Most frustrating tech products of 2016: AirPods, Google Home and more

Soubhik Mukherjee The first computer I ever owned had a hard drive which could store a whopping 1.5 GB of data, and was running on a 64MB ram. It took me and my father 15 minutes to carry the UPS

HTC sets up a new VR research centre and a $1.5bn investment fund in China

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HTC, who is riding high on the success of the HTC Vive VR system, has announced a new research centre in China worth $1.5 billion and a VR investment fund. The new research centre is aimed at developing breakthroughs in

HTC will offer after sale service for Google’s Pixel smartphones

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Despite the iPhone 7 hype, Apple is expected to have low smartphone growth this year. On the other hand, Samsung has reportedly stopped selling its Note 7 in the market. Amidst all this, Google must be feeling lucky and is

Qualcomm chip security flaw could affect 900mn Android users

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Four major security failings in the Qualcomm chips which power modern Android devices have left as many as 900 million users vulnerable to a range of attacks, according to Israel-based security firm Checkpoint. The researchers at the security firm say

$100 million VR startup accelerator from HTC

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A $100 million accelerator program called Vive X is being launched by HTC for startups that want to use its VR technology. The program that is expected to offer mentorship, secure investment, and access to VR tech, will launch in Beijing,

HTC Desire 826 launched at Rs. 25,990

NEW DELHI, INDIA: HTC  has announced the HTC Desire 826 with stunning surround sound audio, and with bold design, colors and materials. HTC combines dual front-facing stereo speakers, a finely tuned sound profile and Dolby’s decoding technology to deliver an

Samsung and Micromax fight neck to neck for the top spot

NEW DELHI, INDIA: A research study by Smartprix has revealed top smartphones search among youth. The top three brands are Samsung, Micromax, HTC. Samsung and Micromax are fighting neck-to-neck in terms of popularity. Samsung got a dip in the middle of

HTC Desire 820s dual SIM launched at Rs.25,500

NEW DELHI, INDIA: HTC has announced the India launch of the new HTC Desire 820s dual SIM. It delivers an immersive 13.97 cm (5.5”) wide screen multi-media experience and capture photos through its 8 megapixel front facing and 13 megapixel

HTC wins best of show at Top Tech of MWC Awards

BARCELONA, SPAIN: Digital Trends named the winners of this year’s Top Tech of Mobile World Congress (MWC) Awards. The Top Tech of Mobile World Congress winners are: Best of Show: HTC Vive Virtual Reality Accessories: Kristall Liquid Screen Protector Apps: