Tag "HTC"


By : CIOL Bureau

HTC, one of the most premium brands in India over the past decade, has finally shut its mobile handset operations in one of the most exciting growth market for smartphones. Earlier this year, HTC had sold off its design team

HTC smartphone head Chialin Chang quits

By : CIOL Writers

HTC has announced its President of Smartphone and Connected Devices Chialin Chang has resigned. The move first spotted by Engadget is effective immediately. There’s no word on who will take over this role. Chang previously held positions as HTC’s Chief Financial Officer,

HTC U11+ with massive 3,930mAh battery launched for Rs 56,990

By : CIOL Writers

HTC has announced a new smartphone named HTC U11 + in India at Rs 56,990. The smartphone will come in Amazing Silver color and will be exclusively available on Flipkart today onwards. The device will soon be available in Ceramic

HTC U11 EYEs with dual selfie camera launched in Taiwan and China

By : CIOL Writers

HTC announced the launch of a new smartphone under its U series called HTC U11 EYEs. The new smartphone is currently available in Taiwan and China at CNY 3,299(Rs 32,664). HTC U11 EYEs sports a 6-inch full HD+ display with Corning’s

HTC’s Vive X accelerator invests in 26 AR/VR startups

By : CIOL Writers

HTC has announced that it is investing in around 26 ambitious AR/VR startups through its Vive X accelerator program. The new batch of startups brings the total number of investments to 80 since July 2016.  The new startups joining the

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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!

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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