HTC’s Jeff Gattis picked up by Google-backed Magic Leap


The name Jeffrey Gattis may not sound familiar to you, but the products overseen by him definitely are. RE Camera? Grip? Vive? All projects that Gattis was involved in as HTC’s Executive Director of Global Marketing for Connected Products. Anything involving imaging, wearables, virtual reality, and home automation at HTC received Gattis’ attention. He joined the company in in July 2014 after spending more than three years at TiVo, but now Gattis has left for another virtual reality-focused company backed by Google.

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HTC sends out press invites for November 25 in India, thought to be launching the One A9


HTC has just sent out invites to a press event to be held in India on November 25th, where it is thought to be launching its One A9 handset (reviewed here). The One A9 is available in Europe and the US so far, with a lower-spec variant somehow costing more in the UK than the higher-specced model in the States. It must make sense to HTC, you would hope it does anyway.  Read more

The HTC One M9s launches in Taiwan with a MediaTek SoC and Sapphire camera lens in tow


In case you were thinking that HTC’s range of handsets made too much sense, the Taiwanese handset manufacturer has just announced a new model in its One line-up. The new handset is called the One M9s, and is, for the moment, aimed purely at Taiwan. The main takeaway from the One M9s is that uses a MediaTek processor along with a Sapphire protected rear camera lens.  Read more

[Deal] UK retailer Argos discounts the white 16GB Wi-Fi model of the Nexus 9 to just £149

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With Black Friday fast approaching, it seems many retailers are trying to steal a march on their competitors by cutting prices early on electronic goods. In the UK, it doesn’t get much better than the HTC manufactured Nexus 9 16GB (white), which can be found heavily discounted from Argos for just £149 ($226), which is basically half price.  Read more