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HTC One solves the desirability dilemma

HTC One solves the desirability dilemma

HTC has been holding its collective, corporate breath, desperate for its luck to change. February's HTC One Series faced a formidable challenge: a reasonably strong start to 2011 had dwindled until, by Q4, the company was a shadow of its former, innovative self. Now, with the first One X and One S reviews proving positively glowing, it seems HTC could finally be turning a corner. Having spent time with both models, though, what really impressed me was the feel that HTC had finally banished the accountants from the drawing board.

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HTC and Beats Audio snatch up MOG music streaming service

HTC and Beats Audio snatch up MOG music streaming service

We've been hearing increasingly more reports that HTC was looking to acquire their own music streaming service to complete the package with Beats Audio, and to compete with others such as Spotify. After we reported that HTC was looking to buy MOG yesterday, sources are now confirming the deal has been concluded and Beats Audio has purchased MOG and their music streaming service.

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HTC firms Ice Cream Sandwich devices

HTC firms Ice Cream Sandwich devices

HTC has just published a blog post that, aside from making a cheesy reference to ice cream sandwiches, confirms a list of devices that are guaranteed to eventually be pushed to Android 4.0. The latest version of Google's mobile operating system has a bad track record when it comes to legacy device upgrades, but manufacturers are nevertheless steaming ahead.

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HTC Android 4.0 ICS spring schedule released

HTC Android 4.0 ICS spring schedule released

The folks at HTC have just updated their schedule for updates to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on a handful of their devices, and it's no small batch, I can tell you that! For the end of March HTC has the Sensation, Sensation 4G, and Sensation XE getting updated with the Sensation XL ready to go soon afterward. After that there's so many HTC devices getting set up with Ice Cream Sandwich that you're going to get a sugar high!

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Conflict Materials in my smartphone? Hope for Congo says yes

Conflict Materials in my smartphone? Hope for Congo says yes

It's a risky business you enter in when you purchase a product, and not just when you're rolling with NIKE with their child labor-made shoes or that lovely diamond you've got around your neck mined by an enslaved people in Africa - what we're now to understand is that its possible, though not confirmed, that the vast majority of the top-name manufacturers your gadgets come from are involved in, in one way or another, the "conflict materials" trade. You may know this term from the movie Blood Diamond, released a few years ago starring Leonardo Dicaprio and Djimon Hounsou, or Kanye West's song "Diamonds" from right around the same time as the release of that movie - the absolutely evil conditions you saw or heard in those bits of media are very likely continuing through to the bits that make up your favorite MP3 player, speakers, and tablets you're using right this second.

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HTC: Quietly Blundering

HTC: Quietly Blundering

To say HTC is having a bad month is an understatement: share price ditching, outlook slashed and reeling from an embarrassing and unexpected defeat by Apple in the patent courts. The company that once led the smartphone segment has found its "Quietly Brilliant" message struggling to be heard above the crowd. The potential collapse of the S3 Graphics deal is just the latest stage of the company's ebbing momentum, though it can't blame the USITC entirely for investors' loss of faith. HTC lost its common Sense some time ago.

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HTC Sensation XL Review

HTC Sensation XL Review

Seldom has the name of a phone been so obviously related to its proposition as with the HTC Sensation XL. Bearing a supersized 4.7-inch touchscreen along with Beats Audio, this "extra large" Android smartphone should arguably be the pinnacle of HTC's multimedia range. However, cost-cutting and some frustrating design decisions could undermine all that. Read on for the full SlashGear review.

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HTC Quattro, Cybertron, Elite, and more appear on device code-name list

HTC Quattro, Cybertron, Elite, and more appear on device code-name list

There's been a leak of a relatively long list of what appear to be code names for devices manufactured by HTC this week, with several of the names having been made and released already and a whole lot more looking rather new with no assignment given to them as of yet. This list was passed to PocketNow a few months ago and was held due to concerns over legitimacy. Now that more than a few of the names have since appeared on real-life devices in the wild, the time for publishing has come! Look at this wacky list below.

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HTC Ice Cream Sandwich update range revealed

HTC Ice Cream Sandwich update range revealed

HTC has revealed the first lucky Android smartphones in line for an Ice Cream Sandwich update, though owners will have to wait until "early 2012" for Android 4.0 upgrades to actually be released. According to HTC, the new HTV Vivid - which we reviewed this weekend - is upgradeable to Ice Cream Sandwich, along with the HTC Sensation, Sensation XL and Sensation XE. More details - and models - after the cut.

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