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Jelly Bean continues slow climb as Android OS balance shifts

Jelly Bean continues slow climb as Android OS balance shifts

Jelly Bean continues its slow growth among Android devices, with Android 4.1 now to be found on 1.8-percent of active gadgets using Google's platform according to the official stats. The new figures - comprising all Android devices accessing Google Play within a two week period up to October 1, 2012 - show that Gingerbread remains the dominant platform among Android phones and tablets, despite being several generations behind Google's latest version.

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HTC Connect takes aim at Apple’s AirPlay

HTC Connect takes aim at Apple’s AirPlay

More and more companies are turning to the overall user experience instead of powering through with raw specs, and HTC has announced a new program that once again signals that shift. The company has taken the wraps off its HTC Connect program, aimed at allowing accessory and electronic manufacturers to take advantage of video and audio streaming capabilities.

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HTC CEO: We’re committed to Beats Audio

HTC CEO: We’re committed to Beats Audio

HTC has officially commented on the replacement of its Chief Financial Officer this week, denying speculation that it shows a weakening in commitment to Beats By Dre. "The integration of the Beats brand and technology in the new HTC One series is a clear indication of our commitment to this partnership" HTC CEO Peter Chou said today. Outgoing CFO Winston Yung - who is being shifted to a "corporate development role" - had been connected by some to earlier enthusiasm around Beats Audio.

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HTC: 2012 “focus on the product” to avoid Nokia fate

HTC: 2012 “focus on the product” to avoid Nokia fate

HTC has insisted it is not another Nokia, relying on a "focus on the product" in early 2012 including "some worldwide flagship products" to restore its position in the smartphone market. Despite investors' negative reaction to HTC slashing its Q4 forecast last week, CFO Winston Yung is still confident the company can turn things around; "I don't think it's so serious" the finance chief told Reuters, suggesting that both LTE devices for the US and other products for the international market were on the cards.

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HTC Chromebook in pipeline tip sources

HTC Chromebook in pipeline tip sources

HTC is reportedly considering producing a Chromebook using Google's Chrome OS, despite underwhelming sales of Acer and Samsung hardware using the cloud-centric platform. The new HTC - billed as an "internet-access device" - would differ in that the company is apparently looking to "combine the advantages" of Android and Chrome OS, according to DigiTimes' supply chain sources, though it's unclear if that means a dual-boot arrangement or something else.

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HTC Ville Ice Cream Sandwich phone tipped for Feb 2012 debut

HTC Ville Ice Cream Sandwich phone tipped for Feb 2012 debut

Another upcoming HTC smartphone has apparently been revealed, the HTV Ville, a 4.3-inch qHD handset running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on a 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 chipset. The Ville, according to BGR's sources, will also include HTC Sense 4.0, the company's refreshed UI, and include an 8-megapixel camera with a backside-illuminated sensor and support for up to 1080p HD video recording.

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HTC Edge by April 2012 but Samsung, LG, Moto readying Tegra 3 rivals

HTC Edge by April 2012 but Samsung, LG, Moto readying Tegra 3 rivals

HTC's recently leaked Edge smartphone is expected to drop in March or April 2012 complete with NVIDIA's freshly confirmed Tegra 3 quadcore chipset, sources have suggested, but the company may be pipped to market by Tegra 3 handsets from Samsung, LG and Motorola. All three rival firms have already committed to using Tegra 3, DigiTimes' sources claim, while of course ASUS will use the new chipset in the Eee Pad Transformer Prime.

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HTC EVO Design 4G Review [Video]

HTC EVO Design 4G Review [Video]

Here we have the *near* smallest smartphone to carry the legendary EVO namesake, and with a 4-inch S-LCD display with qHD resolution and price tag of under $100 right out of the gate, we've got to wonder if this is the perfect package for petite palms. Android 2.3 Gingerbread is powered by a 1.2Ghz single-core processor from Qualcomm, all inside a smartphone that's a scant 4.80 x 2.40 x 0.50 inches in size. It's tall, it's substantial, and it's made to be your everyday hand-sized EVO at an inexpensive price.

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