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  • Mobile heavyweights seek to finalize 1Gbps mobile standard

    The world's top handset makers are meeting this week to finalize a version of an advanced mobile communication standard that would raise data transfer speeds to 1Gbps, an event organizer said on Monday.

    Written by Ralph Jennings21 Feb. 11 21:40
  • HTC adds Facebook phones, updates existing models

    High Tech Computer (HTC) released five new Android-based devices, including two phones with a dedicated Facebook button, the Salsa and the ChaCha, at Mobile World Congress on Tuesday. It also unveiled its Flyer tablet.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs15 Feb. 11 22:47
  • Android becomes best-selling smartphone OS, says Canalys

    Shipments of Android-based smartphones reached 32.9 million worldwide in the fourth quarter of 2010, making Android the best-sellingoperating system for smartphones, market research company Canalys said on Monday.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs01 Feb. 11 00:11
  • In Taiwan, smartphones are a dog's best friend

    It takes about an hour to lure the stray dog into a steel cage with food. During that time, Sean McCormack, a co-founder of the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Taiwan, sits taking pictures and video with his HTC smartphone.

    Written by Dan Nystedt22 Oct. 10 05:57
  • HTC CEO talks on business behind new Windows Phone 7 OS

    Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC joined a number of rivals in launching new handsets with Microsoft's new Windows Phone 7 OS on Monday, a feat HTC's CEO says came together very fast.

    Written by Dan Nystedt12 Oct. 10 18:15
  • HTC goes in big with five Windows Phone 7 handsets

    Two years ago, HTC delivered the first smartphone to use Google's Android mobile phone software, the G1. On Monday, the Taiwanese company unveiled five smartphones with Microsoft's new Windows Phone 7 operating system and these phones will be available in North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific by late October.

    Written by Dan Nystedt12 Oct. 10 00:36
  • Hands on with HTC HD7 Windows Phone 7 handset

    Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC will soon launch the HTC HD7, a handset with a 4.3-inch touchscreen that uses Microsoft's new Windows Phone 7 operating system (OS).

    Written by Dan Nystedt12 Oct. 10 00:36