HTC to Unify Branding Worldwide Under 'HTC One' Name
HTC today announced a new strategy for naming its devices. Moving forward, all HTC's Android smartphones will fall under the "HTC One" brand. The new naming regimen plays into HTC's plans to bring fewer devices to market this year. The phones that it does announce throughout 2012 will be more widely available across regions and geographies, and will be sold under the same name. Carriers won't have their own, branded versions of HTC devices. The first devices to fall under this new naming scheme are the HTC One X, One S, and One V, which were announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Nov 30, 2021
Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, the company's flagship chipset to power 2022's top-end phones. The chip is the successor to the Snapdragon 888, but uses the new single-digit + generation naming scheme the company recently announced.
Jul 16, 2020
T-Mobile today revealed that August 2nd is the date it will officially retire the Sprint brand and unify the recently-merged company under the T-Mobile brand. Sprint stores will be rebranded "with a fresh coat of magenta paint".
Nov 15, 2019
Google has updated its Maps app with the ability to speak aloud the name and/or address of your destination in the local language when traveling abroad. The feature is designed to be used when hailing a taxi or asking a local for directions.
Oct 8, 2021
Cricket today launched the Icon 3, the third in its series of own-brand phones that sell for under $100. The Icon 3 sells for $90.
Dec 1, 2021
Qualcomm will make a big push to bring high-speed mmWave 5G to more affordable phones in 2022, according to comments made by CEO Cristiano Amon during a Q&A session at the company's Snapdragon Summit event in Hawaii today. For a phone to support mmWave 5G, multiple specialty antenna modules need to be added, which can raise a phone's price by $50 – 100.
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