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HTC Wildfire X launches in India (isn’t actually made by HTC)

Taiwanese device maker HTC has largely become a shadow of its former self since selling most of its smartphone division to Google (and arguably for several years before that). So at first glance it might be a little surprising to see a new HTC smartphone launching in India this week. But as xda-developers points out, […]

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HTC launches two new mid-range phones… is apparently still making phone

HTC may have sold a significant portion of its smartphone business to Google a few years ago, but the company still seems to be producing new phones… and not just niche models like the HTC Exodus line of blockchain phones. The HTC U19e is a smartphone with a 6 inch, 2160 x 1080 pixel OLED display, […]

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HTC Exodus 1s coming in Q3, 2019 (A cheaper blockchain phone)

As expected, HTC is doubling down on the idea of blockchain smartphones… but it turns out the company’s next phone isn’t so much a follow-up to last year’s HTC Exodus 1 as it is a cheaper alternative. HTC has announced that the Exodus 1s will be available in the third quarter of 2019 and it’s expected […]

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HTC 5G Hub is a mobile hotspot, battery, and Android entertainment device

HTC didn’t bring any new smartphones to Mobile World Congress this year. But the company is jumping on the 5G bandwagon with a new multi-function device that… does a lot of things, honestly. At it’s most basic level, the HTC 5G Hub is a hotspot/router/hub that you can use to connect up to 20 users […]

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HTC’s Exodus 1 Blockchain phone goes up for order for 0.15 BTC ($960)

The HTC Exodus 1 is a premium smartphone with decent specs, an interesting looking design, and a few truly unusual features: It has a secure enclave and “Zion Wallet” for storing blockchain/cryptocurrency data. You can only buy the Exodus 1 using cryptocurrency. The smartphone is up for pre-order for 0.15 BTC (Bitcoin) or 4.78 ETH […]

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Cryptocurrencies: HTC’s blockchain phone coming this fall, Opera builds Cypto Wallet into mobile browser

A couple of months ago HTC announced that it was working on a blockchain smartphone called the HTC Exodus. Now the company has posted a website for the phone, and while it’s short on details, HTC says it’ll offer an “early access” version of the phone in the third quarter of 2018. With dedicated hardware […]

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HTC to layoff nearly a quarter of its workforce

After selling a significant portion of its smartphone business to Google, Taiwanese device maker HTC has continued making smartphones. HTC has also been investing heavily in its Vive virtual reality business. But the company has been having a tough time of things lately. Its latest phone has arrived to mediocre reviews, at best. Year-over-year revenue […]

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HTC U12+ launches for $799 and up (glass body, 4 cameras, touchy sides)

HTC’s latest flagship phone looks… A lot like it here flagship phones at first glance. It has a glass body, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, 6GB of RAM, and at least 64GB of storage. It’s even missing a headphone jack, like many modern phones (as if that was a feature, not a bug). But the […]