Tag: htc

HTC launch the U12 life. Great specs, equally great price.

Whenever anybody puts “Life” in the name of their product, I somehow think of a Vauxhall Corsa Life. It’s a typically entry-level car with eco credentials. Here though, the new HTC U12 life (with a lower-case “L”) offers a high-end spec for a midrange price. Available in Moonlight …

HTC drops U11 and U11+ prices

Right now, if you sign up for the HTC Club (which is basically a newsletter) you can get 10% off the HTC U11 and the HTC U11+. This means that the HTC U11 (64GB) is now down to £323.19 instead of £359.10. It was £399 before that. Meanwhile, …

HTC. The Exodus begins

So, after losing a quarter of their remaining staff, they’ve decided to call their upcoming smartphone the “HTC Exodus”. Hmm.. I’ve got to question the logic on that one. Even their marketing says, “The Exodus Begins”. After losing so many staff it seems a bit .. insensitive. They’re …

HTC Desire 12 available for pre-order

Many months ago, when we used to have clouds here in the UK, the HTC Desire 12 was announced. Today we’re hearing that the device will be available from Amazon on July 14th from this link, but you can pre-order it now for just £149. For your money …

HTC to cut a quarter of all staff

Huawei and Honor remind me a lot of HTC a few years ago. There’s a definite drive, a tenacity, a push to become known and to show the world just how good their phones are. However, some years ago HTC seemed to lose that. It’s hard to pinpoint …

HTC announce U12+ flagship

HTC have just announced their latest flagship device – the U12+. It certainly is a beautiful looking phone too. Whilst many companies are going with a notch design on the front, HTC have decided to go against this and we’ve instead got a gorgeously large 6 inch display …

HTC U12+ Snapped in leaked shots

Look ma, no notch! A company called “HTC” (you may remember them) have just had their new baby leaked all over the web by @evleaks. Not only is there a set of images.. …but we also have the full specs, courtesy of an “under embargo” document which was …

Coolsmartphone Podcast 225 In Sync

This week Matteo and Khellan got together to discuss the Smasung Galaxy S9 and S9+, the HTC Desire 12 and a bunch of other nonsense. They went off the track a bit, but gracefully kept things short and sweet. As usual, any feedback is welcome. Just pop a …

HTC Desire 12 and HTC Desire 12+ Announced

Remember the HTC Desire 11? Do you? Well, there wasn’t one. Not as far as we know. There was a HTC Desire 10, but no 11. How have we got to 12? We can only presume it’s to stop people getting confused with the HTC U11 we reviewed. …

CES – HTC VIVE Pro announced

HTC, the company that used to have phones in pockets all around the world, have announced some new HTC VIVE kit in Las Vegas. There’s new Viveport VR and Vive Video where you can enjoy VR content more easily. The Viveport VR and Vive Video viewport has been …

HTC Black Friday deals

Yes, it’s the crazy time of year again and HTC have released their offers. The HTC U11, U11+, U Ultra and more are available with discounts galore. Head to htc.com and sign into the HTC Club to be part of the bargain brigade. All these are live right …

HTC launch the HTC U11+ and HTC U11 Life.

As you’ll know if you read our HTC U11 review, we do like the HTC handsets. Before the U11 was announced, we got to play with the HTC U Play and the U Ultra but, come on, hands up who actually has either of those two. There lies …

It’s official, Google enters into big-money HTC deal

Overnight Google gave us the official news which confirmed the substantial HTC rumours. It’s loose change for Google, who have almost $100 billion in the bank. They will now acquire the HTC for $1.1 billion. Their announcement is as follows.. With this agreement, a team of HTC talent …

HTC shares suspended as Google takeover rumours persist

With the Pixelbook leaking, we’ve already seen a bit of what Google will be announcing on October 4th. However, there’s much more.. Leaks suggest a new Pixel, cunningly named the Pixel 2. These pictures have been found on the internet and there’s rumours that the HTC-built phone will …

Google in talks to buy HTC

If you have been a smartphone user over the past few years there’s a good chance you have used a device made by Taiwanese manufacturer HTC. For many years the company made many devices under different brand names. Remember XDA, MDA, SPV? Even HP branded devices were made …

HTC U11 UK pre-orders now live for the 128GB version

If the HTC U11 review sparked your interest, but you want a touch more storage space, today is the day for you. The one we looked at had 64GB, but now you can pre-order the unlocked 128GB version on the HTC website. Now, we should perhaps point out …

Google Pixel 2 leaps onto the FCC

We reviewed the Google Pixel last year but, by the looks of the FCC, we’ve already got details of the next model. Oh, and it’ll be bringing that squeezy technology that we recently saw in the HTC U11. How so? Well, HTC will be making the Google Pixel …

Alexa, can you be my new squeeze?

If you’re used to talking to someone called “Alexa” in your kitchen, then you might also be talking to her on the move too. A new update for HTC U11 owners, provided you’ve got the latest software, means that the Alexa voice assistant can now sit inside your …

HTC U11 – Review

There’s a lot said about the HTC U11. Some have called it a “return to form” or perhaps the greatest HTC handset for many years. Me? Well, I don’t totally agree, but I do need to explain why. I’m already impressed by the existing HTC U Play and …

Remember the HTC Re ? You can still get something like it..

It was an interesting idea. A camera, without a viewfinder, that you randomly carried around (probably with your camera-packing-phone) and generally pointed in roughly the right direction of whatever you wanted to film. We reviewed the HTC Re a couple of years back but now it’s vanished from …