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# tech review
One problem stops the HTC 10 from being the best Android phone out there
HTC’s phone has a lot of positives, but the lack of a major selling point for consumers could harm it.
# simplify
HTC's latest phone is tackling a problem that plagues most devices
The HTC 10 in coming out in May and it’s hoping to revitalise the company’s falling smartphone sales.
# in the moment
You won't truly get virtual reality until you try it out properly
The first demos and experiences are out and they have to be seen to be believed.
# tech review
The HTC One A9: iPhone on the outside, but what's it like on the inside?
Its look has received a lot of attention, but is it worth getting?
# Spot the Difference
HTC's new hope for its smartphone range looks virtually identical to its biggest rival
(In case you haven’t guessed, we’re talking about the iPhone 6 and 6s).
# Road To Recovery
Samsung is beginning to recover, but it needs the S6 to be a success
The company expects to beat original estimates this quarter, but it’s hoping the S6 and S6 Edge will help reverse falling profits later this year.
# Review
HTC has designed the best Android smartphone out there
The quality of the One M9 may be high, but are the improvements good enough to warrant an upgrade?
# pick of the bunch
Some great smartphones were announced this week, but what are they like?
All the big players revealed their latest editions at Mobile World Congress this week, and it’s quite a lineup.
# match made in heaven
HTC moves into VR and it has the perfect partner to help it succeed
Especially if you’re a fan of games.
# on a budget
Review: Does the Desire 620 help HTC continue its good run of form?
HTC makes one of the best high-end Android phones on the market, but can it bring the same quality to those on a budget?
# and action!
Review: Is HTC's answer to GoPro the action camera you're looking for?
The periscope style camera may look like an oddity, but is there more to it than meets the eye?
# Buyers' Guide
Which smartphone should be in your Christmas stocking this year?
The competition between the different smartphone this year means we’re spoilt for choice, but which ones are worth considering?
# capture everything
HTC is putting everything into photography as it unveils GoPro rival
Alongside the RE, its handheld portable camera, HTC also announced another smartphone called the Desire EYE, which has a 13MP front and rear camera.
# action shots
HTC plans to compete against GoPro with its own action camera
The RECamera, which is expected to be announced early next month, will work underwater and be able to capture slow-motion video clips.
# partnership
Google's next tablet is arriving soon and it will be made by HTC
The Taiwan company hasn’t much experience in developing tablets, but it’s said to be developing Google’s latest tablet.
# choices
One of the best Android smartphones this year just got a Windows Phone twin
The HTC One M8 for Windows is being priced at $99 (€74) in the US and online sales will begin today.
# you can't stop it
The iPhone 6 is coming in September
That’s what the Japanese are saying anyway.
# news consumption
Almost half of people check the news 'within an hour' of waking up - study
73 per cent of those surveyed said that they feel they know more due to the widespread availability of news.
# patent troll
German court throws out €1.57 billion lawsuit against Apple
IPCom claimed that Apple had violated a patent which allowed priority access to certain mobile phone calls in case of an emergency, even if the network is busy.
# Buyers' Guide
Buyers' Guide: Which smartphone is right for you?
With so many quality smartphones out there, which ones should you pay attention to?
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: Love spells, a gold-plated phone and a really clever chair
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: There's a Netflix for books and your phone can be a microscope
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
# Facebook
Facebook to unveil new 'home' on Android screens
Facebook is expected to unveil a modified version of Android, which will be more deeply integrated with the social network.
# Smartphone wars
Samsung extends lead over Apple in smartphone market
An independent research group says Samsung’s range of phones – and the times it released them – helped it boost its lead.
# Patent Wars
Apple scores first victory in patent disputes with ruling against HTC
The International Trade Commission has ruled that Taiwanese phone maker HTC has infringed on one Apple patent, a key win for the Californian tech giant.
# The Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
In your fix today: Plans for a Eurozone ‘financial government’, urgent medical advice from the Irish Heart Foundation, and the best presentation you’ve ever seen… on an iPod.
# Rolling On
Cavendish plot thickens as HTC look set to collapse
The collapse of a deal to keep HTC-Highroad in operation beyond the end of the 2011 season has collapsed, seemingly paving the way for Mark Cavendish’s much-anticipated move to Team Sky.
# Pain barrier
Rough ride: Cav ready to feel the burn
Mark Cavendish is anticipating a gruelling end to his bid for the Tour de France’s green jersey.
# Patent war
Apple turns up the heat on HTC in the patent war
The iPad and iPod maker claims that smartphone and tablet maker HTC has copied aspects if its design.
# Smartphones
Is this the smartphone to topple the iPhone?
HTC unveil the Desire HD and Desire Z – both running on their own customised ‘HTC Sense’ Android OS.
# Meow!
Nokia's below-the-belt attack on HTC at handset launch
Check out this ‘gift pack’ given to people attending Nokia World yesterday – including a ‘HTC’ (ham, tomato, cheese) sandwich.