HTC Announces Grip, Smartband Made in Partnership With Under Armour

Alongside the One M9, HTC unwrapped what it has been cooking up in partnership with Under Armour, announcing the Grip smartband. Much like a smartband from Nike or Fitbit, the HTC Grip is focused towards athletes and folks who enjoy getting out and moving around. Featuring an array of sensors, including GPS, owners can track their workouts at the gym, neighborhood jogging session, and much more.  (more…)

HTC One M9 Specs (Official)

The official HTC One M9 list of specs has arrived, are you ready for it? Of course you are, because you pretty much knew the entire list weeks ago. That’s not to say that the list isn’t impressive, it’s just that HTC is the worst at keeping anything a secret.

As a quick, high-level recap, the HTC One M9 sports a 5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, 4 UltraPixel front camera, 20MP rear camera (without OIS), and what is obviously, a very similar all-metal design to last year’s One (M8).

Spec geeks, here you go.  (more…)

HTC Unveils VR Headset Called Vive, May See Launch by Year’s End

In Barcelona during MWC, HTC unveiled its take on virtual reality, that being the HTC (Re) Vive. According to HTC, they have one of the most immersive headsets to be available by the end of this year, made in partnership with Valve games.

Starting in Spring of 2015, HTC will ship out developer edition units to start building up its available content, but at this point, there is no word on pricing. As partnerships go, Valve will handle the VR tracking and input side of the headset, while HTC will be in charge of design and engineering.  (more…)

HTC Announces the One M9, Arrives in March

HTC announced the One M9 this morning at a press conference in Barcelona, Spain. There were no surprises, thanks to leaks, but that doesn’t mean the phone won’t be good. Sure, it looks like last year’s One (M8). Maybe that’s not a terrible thing, though? After all, the M8 is a very pretty, well-made phone. I guess we’ll find out once we spend some quality time with it, which should happen in March.

So here are the details!  (more…)

Huawei Makes the Huawei Watch Official, Other Wearables and a 7-Inch Phone Too

This morning, Huawei kicked off Mobile World Congress (MWC) with a trio of announcements. First, they confirmed the Huawei Watch, a device that is in the running for prettiest, most drool-worthy Android Wear device of the moment. They also introduced the TalkBand B2, TalkBand N1, and a 7-inch phone called the MediaPad X2.

To get the skinny on each, jump below!  (more…)

AT&T Announces Plans to Carry the LG Watch Urbane

AT&T announced this morning that it is the first US carrier to confirm that it will carry LG’s new all-metal “luxury” smartwatch, the Watch Urbane. So we are clear, they didn’t announce that they will be the first to carry, only that they are the first carrier to confirm that they will carry it at some point. Why that’s worth an announcement is a discussion for another day, but that’s what we have here.  (more…)