Google inks deal worth $1.1 billion for HTC's Pixel phone team

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 30 January 2018

First announced in September last year, Google finally completes deal for HTC's Pixel team in a deal worth $1.1 billion. FULL STORY >


New HTC U11+ gets revealed, was to be the Pixel 2 XL

By Staff Writer 3 November 2017

HTC at one stage looked like they were down for the count, but if reports are to be believed this year’s squeezable U11 was an extremely solid device, unfortunately not seen locally here in South Africa. A follow-up is now seeing the light... FULL STORY >


HTC expected to debut two new iterations of the U11 on 2 November

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 17 October 2017

The Taiwanese smartphone maker may have two follow-ups to the HTC U11 to showcase on 2 November, according to reports. FULL STORY >


Google agrees to buy HTC's mobile division for $1.1 Billion

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 21 September 2017

That's billion with a 'b'. FULL STORY >


FCC filing details possible features for Google Pixel 2

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 16 August 2017

If a recent FCC filing is to be believed, Google's Pixel 2 may be "squeezable". FULL STORY >


HTC's standalone Vive VR headset launches exclusively in China

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 27 July 2017

HTC's new standalone VR headset sees the light of day, but remains an exclusive for China at the moment. FULL STORY >


HTC officially unveils its squeezable U11 flagship

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 16 May 2017

Unveiled in Taiwan earlier today, HTC's latest flagship device is the U11, which also features an intriguing squeezable edge function. FULL STORY >


$220 upgrade kit will add eye tracking to HTC Vive

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 May 2017

With Microsoft expected to make a number of announcements at its event later today, images and video of a new Surface notebook have prematurely been 'released'. FULL STORY >


HTC's new 'squeezable' U phone is debuting on 16 May

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 20 April 2017

The next phone from the Taiwanese manufacturer, the HTC U, will be unveiled in Taipei on 16 May and could sport 'squeezable' features… whatever that is. FULL STORY >


Bigger battery on the cards for HTC's One X10

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 13 April 2017

HTC is still in the business of making phones, and their forthcoming device will focus on battery life. FULL STORY >


'Spring is coming' as HTC 11 unveiling hinted at for 20 March

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 16 March 2017

HTC appears to have a new flagship on the way. FULL STORY >


HTC updates mid-range offering with announcement of the One A9s

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 1 September 2016

One of the more low-key announcements at IFA 2016 so far, HTC debuts an update to the A9: the One A9s. FULL STORY >


Reports suggest Google is indeed dropping the Nexus brand name

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 31 August 2016

Following initial reports of making its own mobile devices heading into 2017, the latest rumours suggest Google will instead drop the Nexus brand name, but still use third parties to build. FULL STORY >


HTC gives the new HTC 10 flagship a subdued global unveiling

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 12 April 2016

In an odd move, HTC unveils its latest flagship device, the HTC 10, with a series of surreptitious YouTube videos and very little fanfare. FULL STORY >


5 things we want from the HTC 10

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 April 2016

With HTC's latest flagship set to debut tomorrow (14:00 PM CAT), we detail five improvements the company needs to make for the HTC 10 to be a hit. FULL STORY >

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