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HTC CEO Cher Wang Remains Stalwart In The Face Of Media Criticism

Recently Reuters published an article in which they predicted the demise of HTC in 2016, stating that loss-making brands such as HTC may have no choice but to call it game over as their $1.3 billion dwindles, also pointing out that analysts expect HTC’s market share for next year to stay at around 1%. She was adamant...

HTC Launches the One X9 in China, Bears MediaTek Helio X10

It's the season of giving, and HTC has given us another device to add to the list of releases in 2015. The HTC One X9 has gone official in China, aiming to occupy a space in the mid end Chinese market. The HTC One X9 features a 5.5" 1080p IPS display, and a metal body that...

HTC One X9 Renders Leak Online

The HTC One X9 has been garnering a lot of attention recently, for it is the next device to be released after the HTC One A9. The One A9 created its fair share of controversy when it came to design, so it was expected that all eyes would be set on the new release just...

Old HTC Bravery: A Look at Financial Hurdles & Lost Inspiration

HTC now needs a winner more than ever -- that’s what an AnandTech review brilliantly summarized. Not in 2015, mind you, but in 2013 while reviewing the first successful phone of the HTC One line. And a winner they got. The M7 and the M8 reminded us of why the Taiwanese company used to dominate. So...

Marshmallow Update & Unofficial Port Round-Up — Get Up to Date!

Come one, come all! While Nexus owners have already gotten a taste of some sweet, sweet Marshmallow, most users are left waiting for an official update. For many devices, it's hard to say when they'll receive their 6.0 updates given how many layers of testing each device needs to go through. Nevertheless, we're compiling a list...

HTC Twitter Q&A Compilation

Following up on the launch of the HTC One A9, HTC hosted a Question and Answer session on their official Twitter handle. https://twitter.com/htc/status/656505537513791488 https://twitter.com/JasonMacHTC/status/656514004530110464 You can find all their replies to their fans over here, but if you do not wish to scroll through hundreds of tweets, we've compiled some of the more important ones below. Starting off were...

HTC Launches The HTC One A9 — Specs & Details

The HTC One A9, at first glance, looks like an iPhone. Specifically speaking, the back of the HTC One A9 bears uncanny resemblance to the iPhone 6's back. Now, HTC greatly emphasized that the design of the A9 is evolutionary, as it borrows the "signature design language of the HTC One family" and builds upon...

HTC A9 Live Stream and Coverage

The HTC A9 is set to launch in just under an hour, join us as we see HTC's latest attempt to turn the company around, although with a rumoured price tag of $599 it seems doubtful.     Tweets by @xdadevelopers // What do you think to the A9? Leave a comment below!

Water Cooling Flagships Sees Dramatic Performance Improvements

Linus Sebastian of LinusTechTips has tested the effects of water cooling on the performance and throttling of this years flagships and has discovered some spectacular results. Starting with the iPhone 6S and continuing with the Galaxy S6 Edge, HTC One M9, ZTE Axon and finally the LG G4. In the video, Linus ran GeekBench continually for 10...

Sunday Debate: How Can OEMs Turn Around Their Flagships & Profits?

This year, we’ve seen plenty of flagships -- in fact, most manufacturers decided to up their game and create multiples, splitting famous lines such as the Moto X and the Z line into two variants for a single release. This deliberate flagship proliferation came at a time where enthusiasts feel increasingly disappointed with big releases, as...

The Root Community Origins

A few days ago we asked why you rooted your first device and how it went, your responses flooded in and we quickly came to see a common trend. Most of us ended up here because of the same reasons, whether it was to fix an OEMs flawed device or lack of updates, impress others...

HTC: From Glorious Boom to Impending Doom

2013 was the perfect year for HTC to celebrate their achievements, but since then the story has not been that great. A company which was ranked as the 31st most innovative company (By: Fastcompany: Source) is currently facing a heavy loss, but what causes this? Let’s recapitulate HTC’s Growth, Boom, and Depression to figure out...