Former HTC execs unveil new Kazam line, likely hope to compete with HTC directly

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HTC has seen its fair share of problems over the past few months, plagued by a number of high level employee departures, leaked trade secrets and falling sales. However, the latest news really is adding insult to injury. Kazam, a UK-based smartphone firm founded by former HTC Execs, James ...

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HTC One successor ‘M8′ spied in first leaked images

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The first few images of HTC’s alleged successor to the HTC One have made their way online. Known by its code name of ‘M8′ the phone should pick up right where the current model leaves off, but with general improvements across the board. So what do the leaked photos tell us? ...

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HTC further clarifies Android 4.4 details

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HTC recently announced that HTC One will receive the Android 4.4 update within 90 days, or in other words, next year in January. Now our friends over at SlashGear are reporting that HTC have confirmed their plans about updating the HTC One, HTC One Max, and HTC One Mini to Android 4.4 KitKat. ...

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HTC: Android 4.4 KitKat updates expected within 90 days

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HTC’s President Jason Mackenzie took to Twitter yesterday to talk up the Android 4.4 Kit Kat update as it pertains to the HTC One. According to him, the HTC One will see the latest version of Android inside of 90 days, followed shortly by the HTC One Mini and HTC One Max. While typically ...

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Sprint has another two Spark-ready smartphones coming this year

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Sprint has at least two more smartphones coming this year which will offer support for the carrier’s brand new LTE service, Spark. These two are in addition to the LG G2, Samsung Galaxy Mega, and Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini announced yesterday. What’s more, they’re not the HTC One ...

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Samsung fined $340M for shady internet campaign against HTC

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The FTC in Taiwan has confirmed that South Korean mobile giant Samsung has been fined $340 million for organizing an internet campaign against HTC. The campaign clearly violated FTC laws by praising Samsung smartphones while giving negative reviews to HTC devices, mainly through internet ...

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HTC reportedly scales production and now looking to outsource

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After having recently posting its first quarterly loss, HTC is in the unenviable position of having to cut spending. With that comes shutting down at least one of their handset manufacturing lines and looking to outsource production. That is, at least, what Reuters and the Wall Street Journal ...

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Amazon offering Verizon HTC One for $79.99 to new, existing subscribers

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Amazon is offering the Verizon HTC One for $79.99 with two-year service agreements, a savings of almost 50% compared to the carrier. Indeed, you can pick this up as a new subscriber or an existing customer who is eligible for an upgrade. This, the silver HTC One, happens to be Amazon’s ...

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T-Mobile HTC One gets Android 4.3 update

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T-Mobile has started sending out the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update to the HTC One, according to the carrier. Skipping the 4.2 versions altogether, this update brings launch bar enhancements, advanced notifications, a widget lock screen option, quick settings, and more. Improvements in Android ...

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HTC has ‘disruptive’ tablet and smartwatch on the horizon

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HTC heads Peter Chou and Cher Wang, speaking in a joint interview with Financial Times, outlined some of the key components that will help make up the company’s roadmap. From the sounds of things, it’s new hardware and less Windows Phone. Moving beyond smartphones, HTC plans to get ...

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LG goes on offensive with new mobile ads

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LG has gone on the offensive against the likes of HTC, Samsung, and Apple with a series of new mobile ads. As spotted by Business Insider, the ads make light of different aspects of each competitor. Samsung is ribbed for (data) speeds, Apple is taken to task for its screen size, and HTC is ...

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HTC One Max pricing leaks for international and Chinese versions

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The unlocked international version of the HTC One Max is expected to cost RMB 5,088 ($833 US), according to a Chinese source. Further, a Chinese model will sell for RMB 5,488 ($899 US) and will be supported by China Unicom, China Telecom and China Mobile. Reportedly, the China Telecom model ...

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Verizon: HTC One Max due ‘this holiday season’

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Verizon has climbed aboard the HTC One Max train and announced that the 5.9-inch smartphone will arrive in time for the holidays. Pricing and exact availability are not known yet, however we would be surprised if the device arrived on the other side of Thanksgiving. As for cost, we’d look ...

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Amazon calls upon HTC for first foray into smartphones –report

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Amazon and HTC are fast at work on a family of smartphones, according to a recent Financial Times report. From the oft-cited “sources familiar with the project” comes word that there are alleged to be three devices in the pipeline. One of the models happens to be further along than ...

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Sprint: HTC One Max hits network ‘later this year’

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Sprint has become the first carrier (that we are aware of) to announce plans to support the new HTC One Max. A short and sweet post on the wireless provider’s blog tells us to look for the device “later this year”. Pricing has yet to be determined though we suspect it will ...

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