HTC’s Vive Pro headset will retail for a steep $799, and that doesn’t even include controllers

The top widely available VR headset that money can buy is… gonna take a lot of money to buy. HTC has released pricing info for its Vive Pro headset that the company showed off at CES and it ain&

VR, presence and the case of the missing killer app

Compelling virtual reality shipped to developers and consumers nearly two years ago. The first flagship headsets arrived from Oculus and HTC back in the spring of 2016, offering enough resolution, fra

HTC debuts original Ready Player One content for the Vive

While some don’t care for the hit novel Ready Player One, it’s hard to deny that the book captured the hearts and minds of millions as it climbed the NYT Bestseller’s list in 2011. A

HMD/Nokia’s smartphones join Google’s Android One program ‘leading the charge’

Alongside HMD’s big bet on reviving the legendary Nokia brand and business through a licensing deal and a new wave of handsets that it is unveiling today at MWC in Barcelona, the company also an

HTC’s smartphone chief and ex-CFO, Chialin Chang, resigns

HTC's smartphone and connected devices president and former CFO, Chialin Chang, has resigned. The move, spotted earlier by Engadget, was announced today and is effective immediately.

What to expect from Mobile World Congress 2018

The world’s largest phone show is set for Barcelona later this month, and it’s shaping up to be an interesting one — particularly in the wake of what amounted to an extremely lackluster CES last

Nest is being rolled into Google’s hardware team

Back in 2014, Google bought Nest — the hardware company behind things like the Nest Cam and the Nest thermostat — for around $3.2 billion. At the time, Google opted to keep Nest running as its own

Google completes its $1.1B deal to buy a chunk of HTC’s smartphone division

Google has announced the completion of its $1.1 billion deal to buy a large slice of HTC’s hardware business. The acquisition was announced back in September 2017 but now it has passed the requi

HTC shows off the Vive Pro, a high-res headset targeted at ‘premium’ VR users

HTC is looking toward the high-end as it aims to distinguish its niche in the early VR market. At CES, HTC showcased the Vive Pro, an updated PC-powered virtual reality headset that adds a higher-reso

HTC’s VR object tracker is launching in December for $99.99

HTC's Vive Tracker allows objects to be tracked in VR. It utilizes the same weirdly shaped configuration at the top of the HTC Vive controller, tosses a battery into it and a tripod mount and for $99.

HTC cancels plans to release wireless VR headset with Google in the U.S.

One of the only questions I’ve asked HTC VR execs consistently over the past several months is whether the Daydream version of its upcoming standalone headset would ship on time in late 2017, th

HTC intros a $349 version of the U11

I honestly thought HTC had sent the wrong phone in the mail when the U11 Life arrived. The new phone looks almost identical to its namesake at first glance — and that’s by design. Of course, on cl

HTC’s bigger, better and clearer U11 Plus won’t be coming to the U.S.

HTC unveiled two new phones during an overnight event in Taiwan. Both are variations on the company’s U11 flagship — one’s is a budget version, the other’s a six-inch, premium phablet vers

LG’s mobile business can’t stop losing money

Korea electronics giant LG continues to show the world that making a profit, or even breaking even, from selling smartphones is no easy thing. LG Mobile has posted just one quarter of profitability ov

A history of HTC in 12 devices

HTC on Friday basically sold a huge portion of itself to Google, which is clearly hoping to use the company's talent for hardware in its own push for self-branded devices. It's the end of an era for a

HTC says it remains committed to Vive and its own smartphones after $1.1B deal with Google

The $1.1 billion cooperation deal announced today between HTC and Google ended months of speculation, but prompted new questions. Chief among them is how exactly will the agreement affect HTC, which h

Google, HTC sign $1.1B USD cooperation agreement to boost Google’s hardware game

Google and HTC have entered into an agreement where certain HTC employees will join Google. As part of the transaction, HTC will receive $1.1B USD in cash from Google. Google will also receive non-exc

HTC stock suspension adds fuel to Google acquisition rumors

HTC is to suspend trading of its stock on the TWSE tomorrow, ahead of what it says will be the release of "material information" pertaining to its business.

Mindshow, a Pixar-esque VR movie creator, launches on HTC Vive

When it comes to virtual reality games and apps, a lot of what’s out there is pretty stale and nothing that another platform couldn’t handle just as well or better. There are apps making u

HTC might be looking to sell or spin off its Vive virtual reality business

HTC, whose mobile handsets ruled the smartphone world of yesteryear, is working with an adviser to examine some pretty significant “strategic options” as it aims to find a path forward, Bl
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