For fans of virtual reality, HTC is sending its Vive VR headset on tour across the country, with its first stop planned to be San Diego on July 9 through 12. When the Vive truck rolls up, you can play with Vive, and see what all of the fuss has been about. (more…)
HTC posted its unaudited Q2 results for 2015 this morning, foreshadowing more bad news for the struggling Android OEM. Preliminary results show HTC at an operating loss of $166 million on $1.07 billion of unaudited revenue for Q2. Net loss before tax is right around $256 million, and after tax its $260 million. (more…)
I know that most of you are all off observing freedom, but we have marketing news to report. Yes, marketing news! HTC is back doing commercials to promote phones, though this time, Robert Downey Jr. isn’t involved and on the set of something where he clearly would rather be doing something other than promoting HTC products. This time, it’s all about the blind tests. Oh boy, because blind testing is always a go-to when every single other marketing attempt you imagined failed miserably.
So how’d it all go? If you guessed that HTC wins every time, you guessed right! (more…)
Just tossing it out there for those in need of a cheap phone – HTC One M9 (AT&T model) for $449 today from eBay. This is an unlocked AT&T unit and is “manufacturer refurbished,” so it’ll probably work best on AT&T, though it could work decently on T-Mobile.
Our review of the HTC One M9 is here.
Free shipping is included.
Sprint didn’t bother to list out much in their changelog, only that this is 5.1. I would imagine HTC might sneak in some camera improvements and other little tweaks to Sense. If you get the update, be sure to let us know.
A random HTC device stopped by the FCC today, looking all sorts of ready for Verizon. To be honest, though, I have no idea what this phone is. The FCC (ID: NM80PM3100) calls it a “smartphone” and says that it has support for all of Verizon’s typical CDMA and LTE bands, along with a couple of GSM bands for global roaming, but those are the only details we have.
Could this be the One M9+ on its way to the US? Eh, maybe. Is it another budget HTC device, like the Desire 612? Could be that too. Is this something completely new from HTC that we haven’t even been tipped to? That would be something. (more…)