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HTC Launches Budget Smartphone for Low-End Market

June 19, 2013 10:42 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

It’s a segment that Nokia and Samsung know plenty about already and now HTC is getting in on the low-cost smartphone market. HTC Wednesday released the Desire 200, an Android touchscreen handset priced around $167, well below that of the company’s flagship HTC One, which sells for $600 or $200 on contract.

HTC Loses Another Exec but May Sales Pick Up

June 4, 2013 9:38 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

The high-level exodus continues for the flailing HTC as COO Matthew Costello has stepped down. Bloomberg reports that Fred Liu, president of engineering and operations, will have his duties expanded to cover the responsibilities of the departing Costello. This makes four senior executives who have left the company in the past two years.

Report: HTC Scraps Plans for Full-Sized Windows RT Tablet

May 31, 2013 10:46 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

HTC is tossing out its plans for a full-sized Windows RT tablet, citing weak demand for devices running the RT operating system and the overall cost of producing a large tablet. Bloomberg cited people familiar with the matter who indicated that HTC still plans to release a 7-inch Windows 8 tablet optimized for ARM chipsets later this year.

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Google to Sell HTC One with Unmodified Android

May 31, 2013 9:35 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Google is adding the recently released HTC One to its lineup of smartphones running on an unmodified version of its latest Android software. An HTC One model relying on the same version of Android as Google's Nexus brand will go on sale on June 26 for $599...

Review: Home Shields You from Non-Facebook Tasks

April 12, 2013 10:06 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

When I got my first smartphone in 2010, I checked Facebook obsessively. But over time, the novelty wore off and opening Facebook's app to check photos, links and posts from friends turned into a chore. In a sense, I'm the ideal target for Facebook's new Home app...

Review: HTC One Impresses but Software Disappoints

April 9, 2013 8:56 am | by Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Ready for the battle of the phones? This year's crop of high-end smartphones is starting to emerge, like bear cubs crawling out of their burrows, sniffing the spring air. First out is the HTC One, a handsome, powerful animal that should do well this year...

HTC Reports Dismal 1Q Profits

April 8, 2013 9:59 am | by By Andrew Berg | News | Comments

HTC today posted preliminary financials for the first quarter of 2013 that show the effects of delays in the launch of its flagship HTC One smartphone. The company today said unaudited net profit was $2.85 million for the...

HTC Set to Get “Loud,” Retire Its “Quietly Brilliant” Tagline

March 25, 2013 10:36 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

HTC hasn’t been “loud enough” and it plans to turn up the volume on its marketing efforts, starting by retiring its “Quietly Brilliant” tagline. Speaking with the Wall Street Journal, HTC CMO Benjamin Ho said the company’s new approach will be “bolder.”

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First News Briefs for March 8, 2013

March 8, 2013 10:16 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

HTC will replace its current PDF product help guides with an online product experience driven by MindTouch that rivals Apple's customer experience. The new MindTouch-driven site automatically knows who the visitor is (customer, customer service manager, partners) and optimizes relevant content for that person through MindTouch's HelpRank algorithm.

HTC Continues Sales Plunge

March 6, 2013 10:10 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

HTC today announced its unaudited consolidated revenue for February totaling $385 million, marking a 44 percent drop from the $685 million it posted in February 2012. Total consolidated revenue for January through February of this year totaled $908 million, a decrease from the $1.25 billion it posted in the same period last year.

HTC Unveils New Flagship Smartphone

February 19, 2013 10:50 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

As rumored, HTC today unveiled its new flagship smartphone, The One, at press events in New York and London. The phone was shown off along with an update to HTC’s Sense UI that turns the phone’s homepage into a live-updating series of panels called “Blink Feed” that will be fed by thousands of content providers like CBS, ESPN and more, according to Engadget’s live blog of the announcement.

HTC Slides on Ugly 1Q Margins Guidance

February 4, 2013 11:01 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Shares of Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC were down almost 4 percent in early trading following a fourth-quarter earnings call Monday during which the company warned its margins would continue to fall in the coming year. Net profit came in at $34.4 million...

HTC's Q4 Profit Drops 91 Percent Year-On-Year

January 7, 2013 10:15 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

HTC posted a Q4 net profit of $34 million, down 91 percent from the $379 million it put up for the same quarter in 2011. According to Reuters, 18 analysts' average predicted a net profit of more than $50 million for the quarter. The Taiwanese handset giant's sales fell far behind the iPhone and its Android OEM archrival, Samsung.

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Report: Apple Edges LG in OEM Market Share

January 3, 2013 2:59 pm | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

Fully 18.5 percent of U.S. mobile subscribers used Apple devices, according  to ComScore's new three-month study, which covers the period from August through November 2012. Apple barely edged out LG, which took 17.5 percent in the same study. Motorola and HTC both saw small share declines, dipping to 10.4 and 5.9 percent, respectively.

Review: Droid DNA by HTC

December 18, 2012 10:33 am | by Ben Munson | Articles | Comments

Once you get your hands on the new HTC Droid DNA, Verizon’s new flagship Android phone, you’ll fall in love with this sleek beast’s flat-out gorgeous five-inch, 1080p display and the breathtaking 1.5 GHz quad-core processor it has rumbling under the hood. You’ll spend more time than you thought possible polishing the screen.

HTC Q1 Sales, Profit Tank on Smartphone Competition

April 6, 2012 7:19 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

HTC saw steep declines in both sales and profits during the first quarter as it continues to lose market share to smartphone rivals Apple and Samsung.

HTC Profits Dive, Weak Q1 Ahead

February 6, 2012 7:22 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

HTC's warnings of a 26 percent drop in profits came true today when the Taiwan smartphone manufacturer posted fourth quarter results...

Apple, HTC Targets of Kodak Patent Suits

January 11, 2012 7:03 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Struggling camera company Eastman Kodak filed lawsuits against Apple and HTC yesterday alleging the electronics makers had violated a number of its patents...

ITC Clears Apple of S3 Patent Charges

November 22, 2011 6:32 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The U.S. International Trade Commission ruled Monday that Apple did not violate patents held by S3 Graphics...

MetroPCS Gets First HTC Handset

November 21, 2011 7:07 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

MetroPCS today announced its first HTC handset, the HTC Wildfire S, an Android-powered smartphone.

HTC Unveils Rezound with Beats

November 4, 2011 8:21 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

HTC yesterday unveiled its latest and greatest, the first Android phone in the United States to feature Beats audio integration...

Report: HTC, Samsung Top U.S. Smartphone Shipments

November 1, 2011 8:05 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Samsung and HTC appear to be playing the Android card just right, as both companies wrapped up remarkable third quarters.

HTC Earnings Soar, But Flat 4Q Ahead

October 31, 2011 8:14 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

HTC posted major gains in sales and profits for the third quarter but warned that its earnings could plateau in the fourth quarter...

HTC Loses Initial ITC Ruling in Apple Spat

October 18, 2011 8:41 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

HTC has been dealt a setback in its patent fight against Apple at the International Trade Commission (ITC).

U.S. Cellular Launches HTC Flyer Tablet

October 7, 2011 8:00 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The Flyer will retail for $399.99 after mail-in rebate with purchase of U.S. Cellular's 5 GB data plan for $54.99, and...

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