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HTC Legend/My Tracks monitoring Tour de France riders

Team HTC-Columbia are currently whizzing through Stage 6 of the Tour de France bicycle race and right now, one of the riders, Maxime Monfort (age 27) is traveling at 36km/h and is delivering 241 Watts of power on top of a 102bpm heart rate. How do I know this? Well his HTC Legend phone is […]

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Marketplace: HTC EVO 4G for sale

HTC Evo 4G WiMax Android Phone (Sprint) – Unboxing A reader emailed me this morning to point out that having returned to the UK from the Google I/O conference, he’s got an HTC EVO 4G device that’s utterly useless in the United Kingdom since it’s CMDA only. Ergo he’s wondering if someone else can make […]

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HTC Smart (the Brew one) launches on India’s Airtel at £148 price point

Good news for Qualcomm and HTC as they continue their race across the simply stupendously large development marketplace. To India, then — Bharti Airtel have announced that they will launch the HTC Smart in 30 Indian cities. The ‘market operating price’ will be 9,990 Rupees — or approximately 148 Pounds Sterling ($222). Now in a […]

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Vodafone is on a roll; opens Legend pre-ordering

Vodafone’s UK handset team are on a roll. They really are. If you’re looking for a new handset and one of the widest selections of new handsets, you should be examining Vodafone. Hardly a week goes by when I haven’t had a piece of news in from the nice ladies at Shine Communications telling me […]

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HTC Smart is the world’s first ‘budget smartphone’ (running Brew!)

When I saw the above device, the HTC Smart, I did a double-take. BREW? I’d heard the rumblings of HTC’s latest foray into a new market segment (“the budget smartphone’) with Brew, but I’d never thought it would look as good as it does. So. Meet the HTC Smart. This is the first in a […]

Finally a Windows Mobile handset I’d actually buy

I popped by the HTC stand yesterday and had a browse around. I’m normally hugely pained by HTC — brilliant devices completely hampered by Windows Mobile. Admittedly v6.1 of the OS is an improvement — but it’s still fundamentally annoying. I can’t stand the screen build-out and the fact that it simply can’t handle doing […]

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HTC gorilla bus marketing

As we walked out of the Nokia press conference earlier, there was a chap standing with a sign saying ‘HTC press conference’ and pointing to their waiting branded buses. Very smart. Hijack’em as they come out. Alas we weren’t booked for HTC. We’ve an appointment with the future. We’ve taken a brief tour around the […]

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HTC gorilla bus marketing

As we walked out of the Nokia press conference earlier, there was a chap standing with a sign saying ‘HTC press conference’ and pointing to their waiting branded buses. Very smart. Hijack’em as they come out. Alas we weren’t booked for HTC. We’ve an appointment with the future. We’ve taken a brief tour around the […]

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Rumour: Vodafone’s going Android with HTC

So says the rumour/rumour confirmed mill: AndrewGrill: RT @feebeyer: Rumor confirmed: Vodafone will launch own Android Phone with HTC at it’s press conference at #MWC on February 17th. Handelsblatt, page 17 Could very well be a rather exciting MWC…

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HTC Footprint leaves stamp on other handsets

Those ever so inventive guys over at Xda-developers.com have just walked out the door a ROM with features to be seen in the upcoming HTC Cruise. Coming to our attention via a wmpoweruser.com post, is a not-so-legal update to the original HTC Touch with the new Footprints technology hopefully appearing in an O2 Xda handset […]

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Acer’s Smartphone – it’s official

Acer has sent an email to the press this week inviting them to their briefing at Mobile World Congress, whilst ever so subtly unveiling their Smartphone at the same time in the invite. In a move that’s as subtle as opening an envelope by throwing a brick at it, they also announced their intentions to […]

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HTC Cruises along with a new phone

The high tech computing corporation has just updated its Cruise handset, for the likes of O2 to adopt in its Xda range *cough* A few weeks back we brought you news of the online reseller Expansys leaking details of a new HTC mobile, by opening up its pre-ordering. This was even before the HTC had […]