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HTC Desire 300 plays on entry-level wants and needs

HTC Desire 300 plays on entry-level wants and needs

The team at HTC are bringing a collection of smart devices to IFA 2013 this week, the lowest-end of the bunch coming in as the HTC Desire 300. This device brings on some of the features included with the hero device HTC One including HTC BlinkFeed - an element of the user interface formerly called HTC Sense (though not quite so readily titled as such these days). This device is not meant to be a low-level replacement for the HTC One, rather it's here to present the most minimalistic vision of the ideal smartphone HTC is able to create.

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Vivid Blue HTC One and HTC One mini headed for international Q4 release

Vivid Blue HTC One and HTC One mini headed for international Q4 release

Along with announcements of a couple of lower-end devices this week, the HTC One has been celebrated in the form of a Vivid Blue color option set for release later this year. Both the HTC One and the HTC One Mini have been depicted in this color by HTC, the company also confirming that both devices do, indeed, exist, and will be available in "select markets" in the fourth quarter of this year.

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HTC Desire 601 brings “One” features on a budget

HTC Desire 601 brings “One” features on a budget

Bringing a 4.5-inch qHD display to the market with Android and several of the high-powered features that made the HTC One one of the company's most sought-after smartphone in years, the HTC Desire 601 had been made official today. This device works with features such at HTC BlinkFeed and media enhancers like HTC Zoe and Video Highlights, making the software experience rather similar to the HTC One. With HTC BoomSound in a couple of front-facing speakers, this device is just as loud as the HTC One as well.

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HTC One software update earns Mini+ support and a Google keyboard

HTC One software update earns Mini+ support and a Google keyboard

If you happen to have the Euro edition of the HTC One this week and were just itching to get confirmation of the existence of the miniature phone accessory HTC Mini+, an over-the-air update appearing today should suffice. What you'll be seeing here is software update 2.24.401.8, sent out to this international edition of the HTC One starting this morning in waves. You'll also find an update that allows the use of Google's own Android keyboard - also offered as a separate stand-alone app from the Google Play app store.

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HTC One Max toys with fingerprint sensor in leaked images

HTC One Max toys with fingerprint sensor in leaked images

While it's not entirely unlikely that the HTC One Max (still not confirmed to exist in and of itself) would be delivered with a fingerprint scanner aboard, images appearing today appear slightly less finalized than past iterations. What we're seeing in the HTC One Max thus far is a test phone, one aimed at the "phablet" range of devices also being attacked at the moment by the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Z Ultra, and the Samsung Galaxy Mega - a 6.3-inch phone released internationally and just today confirmed for several USA-based carriers. Today's HTC One Max leak includes several pogo-pins for docked charging and a black block suggested by photo source ePrice as a fingerprint reading sensor.

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HTC One Mini headed for AT&T to battle palm-sized competitors

HTC One Mini headed for AT&T to battle palm-sized competitors

This week the folks at AT&T have unleashed the smallest member of the HTC device family in the HTC One Mini. This device is the same size as the international release of the HTC One Mini, here coming with a few software modifications and connectivity with AT&T's mode of 4G LTE inside the USA. This machine takes on the form of the original HTC One in a smaller size with a smaller helping of processor power and a lower price tag to boot.

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Verizon HTC One release date set for September 5th [UPDATE: August 22nd!]

Verizon HTC One release date set for September 5th [UPDATE: August 22nd!]

The Verizon HTC One has been tipped and tipped again - confirmed, suggested for release, then moved again - now the company has released an official teaser with September 5th attached. This release of the 4G LTE Verizon edition of the HTC hero phone has been long awaited - ever since it was first understood that, after a possible dismissal of the device due to their carrying of the DROID DNA, Verizon was rumored to have seen the positive reviews in the media of this device, letting HTC know right then and there that they'd want to work with the machine before the end of the year.

UPDATE: Verizon now confirms that the HTC One will be appearing for sale on the 22nd of August - how's that for a final drop?

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