Huawei to offer white label Android phone

The mobile handset operating system backed by web giant Google kept something of a low profile during the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona this week. Taiwanese vendor HTC, maker of the first ever Android-based handset, was the only company to come out with a solid addition to it’s portfolio in the shape of the […]

Vodafone lifts curtain on Android Magic

Taiwanese handset vendor HTC has unveiled its second Android-based handset under an operator partnership with mega carrier Vodafone. The unveiling of the HTC Magic smartphone also marks Big Red’s first Android-powered handset, and will be available in the spring in the UK, Spain, Germany, Italy and France (via SFR). Details of the device’s capabilities are […]

HTC intros two Windows devices

Taiwanese handset manufacturer HTC has been customising Microsoft’s Windows Mobile platform again, unveiling two new flagship devices sporting the operating system. The Touch Diamond2 and Touch Pro2 use the latest implementation of HTC’s TouchFLO 3D interface, which has been more deeply integrated into a customised version of Windows Mobile 6.1, delivering more consistency throughout the […]

HTC buys Diamond design firm

Taiwanese handset manufacturer HTC has beefed up its creative skills with the acquisition of the San Francisco design firm responsible for the Touch Diamond. HTC, which is making a name for itself as a successful white label handset manufacturer as well as a growing brand in its own right, announced the acquisition of lifestyle design […]

Strong demand for Android

Taiwanese handset manufacturer HTC (High Tech Computer) has almost doubled its projected shipments for the first commercial device to be based on the Android operating system. By the end of 2008, the gadget maker now expects to shift 1 million units of the G1, available on T-Mobile networks in the US and Europe. This is […]

HTC unveils world’s first WiMAX/GSM handset

HTC, a Taiwanese PDA and handset manufacturer, has officially unveiled a dual-mode mobile WiMAX/GSM handset to add to its ‘Touch’ range of devices using Windows Mobile OS. The HTC MAX 4G integrated handset, heralded as the world’s first commercial device of its kind, will become available on 26th November to customers of Scartel, which is […]

Android takes more than a leaf out of Apple’s book

Web giant Google has shown its hand. At an event in New York City this afternoon, representatives from Google, T-Mobile and HTC showed off the first commercial device based on the Android platform – the T-Mobile G1. There wasn’t much to reveal about the hardware – an HTC unit with touchscreen and trackball as well […]

HTC freshens up Touch with widescreen

Taiwanese gadget maker HTC has updated its portfolio of popular Touch devices with a new model boasting a 3.8″ WVGA screen and a 5 megapixel camera. The Touch HD is based on the Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional platform and features HTC’s more user friendly touchscreen interface known as TouchFlo, which has come on leaps and […]


Once dubbed ‘the hottest tech outfit you never heard of’, Taiwan’s High Tech Computer Corp has taken some significant steps to raise its profile.

Qualcomm unleashes Snapdragon

US chip shop Qualcomm began shipping its Snapdragon platform to device manufacturers on Wednesday. Taiwanese handset manufacturer HTC is one of the first companies to sign up for the 3G chipset. The first two chipsets from the Snapdragon portfolio are the QSD8250 and QSD8650, which combine mobile data processing, multimedia, 3G connectivity and low levels […]

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