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HTC tablet research tips social networking niche

HTC tablet research tips social networking niche

Speculation about an HTC tablet is one of those cyclical things that doesn't want to die, and it seems that while the company maintains it has nothing in the works, that hasn't stopped them doing research to identify just what niche a larger-screen HTC slate might occupy.  According to The Inquirer, HTC's European vice president, Dr Florian Seiche, informed attendees of the Open Mobile Summit this week that their "study found women social networking while watching television was a likely use for tablets."

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HTC Android Tablet appearing privately at CES 2010; Chrome OS version in prototype form?

HTC Android Tablet appearing privately at CES 2010; Chrome OS version in prototype form?

HTC's potential tablet plans have always been played down by the company - CEO Peter Chou edged around speculation a few months back, before speculating that his engineers were "carefully looking" at netbook possibilities later on - but that hasn't stopped the rumors.  According to Smarthouse HTC are preparing "several working models of a touch tablet", including at least one running Google Chrome OS; their sources reckon HTC will be giving private demos of an Android version at CES 2010 next week.

HTC profiled: Android success and 95% “target failure rates”

HTC profiled: Android success and 95% “target failure rates”

Given they're the ODM behind the Google Nexus One, and that they're fast becoming one of the recognizable brands in smartphones, it seems like 2009 - and 2010 - really is HTC's coming-of-age.  Over at Wired they've been looking into what the company has done to rise from the ranks of OEMs, including setting a 95-percent "target failure rate" for its R&D division, to encourage faster idea generation, and slipping into bed early with Google.

Skifta promises easy DLNA media-shifting [Video]

Skifta promises easy DLNA media-shifting [Video]

One of Qualcomm's more low-key demonstrations from today is actually the one thing you can try most readily yourself.  Skifta aims to make media shifting more straightforward, using a single client PC or Mac that can then be accessed by any DLNA and UPnP client in your home or remotely.  The system works using a simple web-based interface which will work on your desktop or cellphone browser (the Skifta team had an HTC Hero on hand to do just that), and then that content from pretty much any DLNA device gets funnelled around.

Video demo after the cut

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HTC “carefully looking” at netbook possibilities

HTC “carefully looking” at netbook possibilities

HTC's CEO Peter Chou has reignited speculation that the company is preparing some sort of netbook.  Chou apparently told reporters at the Taiwanese launch of the HTC HD2 that the company was "carefully looking into that category and how it can be part of that"; the comment echoes the chief executive's vague allusions to a tablet or MID style device when SlashGear talked to him at the HD2's debut in London last month.

HTC S740 WM6.1 Smartphone Review

HTC S740 WM6.1 Smartphone Review

After the runaway success of the Touch HD, HTC offered us another smartphone to try out.  If the HD was all about superlative media, the HTC S740 takes us back to smartphone basics: no touchscreen, Windows Mobile 6.1 Standard, and a hardware QWERTY keyboard.  A step backwards or one in the right direction?  SlashGear set to finding out.

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HTC Touch Pro on Sprint SlashGear Review

HTC Touch Pro on Sprint SlashGear Review

Sprint recently sent us the HTC Touch Pro, and we are absolutely loving it. We have had a few days to play with it and, so far, there are no major deal-breakers that we can see. HTC have taken the Touch Diamond and edged one step closer to perfection with the addition of a full 5-row QWERTY keyboard.

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