Dealzmodo Hack: Cooked Software Revives HTC Phones

HTC has always known their biggest weakness: Windows Mobile. They've done their best to hide the aged interface in glossy costumes and bolster performance, but they can only do so much—the OS is slow, buggy and can drain battery life on certain hardware. Luckily, Windows Mobile responds well to per-device… » 11/06/08 2:00pm 11/06/08 2:00pm

Leaked HTC T8290 Has Touch HD Resolution, WiMax, Sharp Corners

These images of a new HTC handset from Nedge2k » 10/10/08 6:47am 10/10/08 6:47am reveal a surprising addition to the Taiwanese company's line: a half Touch HD, half Touch Diamond handset for which WiMax — of all things — is the most salient feature. Such a product might not make sense in most places, but Russia already has more than 20 million people…

Actual HTC Opal Spyshots Surface (Touch's Twin)

The Touch-like HTC Opal we saw renderings » 9/12/08 12:40pm 9/12/08 12:40pm of earlier this week looks like it definitely exists, according to these leaked shots. Yeah, if you're having a hard time seeing a difference from the original Touch, so are we. We saw some that indicate it's very similar (still no 3G, same processor), but here it is, in the…

HTC Touch HD Looks Big and Beautiful

It's all rumor and speculation, but a picture paints a thousand internet links. This alleged HTC Touch HD is a fullscreen touch device with WVGA (800X480) resolution—essentially taking, say, the Touch Diamond » 9/10/08 10:29am 9/10/08 10:29am's razor-sharp screen and making it longer. As another metric, if you think the iPhone looks nice, realize that…

HTC Opal Leaks, The Sequel to the HTC Touch

We've already seen phones like the HTC Touch Diamond and Touch Pro » 9/09/08 8:56am 9/09/08 8:56am, but according to some legit-looking internal documentation, the HTC Opal is the official sequel to the original HTC Touch. Word has it that the Opal will ship with the 3D TouchFLO interface we've seen in the latest HTC products (which makes sense),…

Giz Explains: The Magic Behind Touchscreens

Touchscreens. They're everywhere, as if electronics makers aren't cool unless their phones or media players have them, and soon that will be true for laptops as well. Touchscreens aren't going to completely replace the mouse and keyboard in the next year or two, but we're hurtling toward a future where they're the… » 8/13/08 2:00pm 8/13/08 2:00pm

HTC Touch Diamond Available on CompUSA For $779

If you really want to get your hands on an HTC Touch Diamond before the official US launch, CompUSA has one available for $779. The good news is that it's unlocked, so you can use it on both AT&T and T-Mobile, and quad-band, so you can take it just about anywhere where GSM goes. It's a nice phone, though kinda slow in… » 6/18/08 5:00pm 6/18/08 5:00pm

HTC Touch Diamond Impressions (Verdict: It's Kinda Slow)

Addy fiddled with the HTC Touch at the official unveiling about a month ago, but we've just got our own units delivered to us for extensive in-home testing. The exterior looks as nice as we've already seen in unboxing shots, and the TouchFlo is much more refined than the previous incarnations in HTC's ever-expanding… » 6/07/08 5:01pm 6/07/08 5:01pm

HTC Touch Diamond, Raphael, Titanium and Find to Be Released Soon?

Following up on the news of HTC launching its most important product of the year next month, GSMArena dug up some more info on two phones they think will be unveiled there, the HTC Touch Diamond and HTC Touch Find. According to MSMobiles, the HTC Touch Find seems to a version of the HTC Touch Cruise, which is out… » 4/30/08 2:30pm 4/30/08 2:30pm

HTC's First Big Ad Push Focuses on Fingering

This is HTC's first big TV ad in the US. Rather than focus on their devices individually, HTC's going for a general "brand" awareness. Seeing as how they've previously marketed their phones under the four big providers' own names (AT&T TilT, T-Mobile MDA, Verizon 6700), it's a smart step in breaking away from their… » 4/21/08 8:30pm 4/21/08 8:30pm

T-Mobile's 3G Network Rolling Out May in NYC, Coincides With 3G HTC…

We've been waiting for 3G on T-Mobile longer than we've been waiting for The Police to get back together, and it looks like May will be the month that all this patience finally pays off. TmoNews is pegging the first launch to be in NYC, and spreading to the rest of the country's major cities throughout the rest of… » 4/18/08 1:52pm 4/18/08 1:52pm