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HTC and Valve’s collaborative Vive VR headset costs more than most phones

htc viveWe’ve been impatiently waiting to see when we can place an order for the HTC Vive, the company’s VR headset that was made in collaboration with Valve. After the Oculus Rift came out with a pretty hefty price tag, everyone was hoping HTC and Valve could undercut them a bit to create a more affordable virtual reality experience, but unfortunately, it looks like it’s going to be more expensive than most of the other devices announced at MWC this year. Read more

HTC rolls out Marshmallow OTA for the One A9 in Canada


Leon Rosenzwaig, Director of Product Management at HTC, has just announced that the Taiwanese company is in the midst of rolling out the Marshmallow update to all unlocked variants of the One A9 located in Canada. In addition to bringing the latest build of Android to the handset, the upgrade also bundles February’s security patch, which nips the critical bug that permitted devices to be remotely accessed by a simple text message in the bud.

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Marshmallow is live for Verizon’s LG G4, G3, and HTC One M9


This morning, Verizon began rolling out Android 6.0 Marshmallow to three phones on its network — the LG G4, LG G3, and HTC One M9 from Big Red are getting that boost to the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system. With it comes everything we know and love about Marshmallow while, ranging from Now on Tap to better handling of app permissions.

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T-Mobile will roll out Marshmallow for the HTC One M9 on February 16 [Update: Verizon too!]


Earlier today, HTC’s Vice President of Product Management, Mo Versi, took to his official Twitter profile to reveal that the Taiwanese company has at last received approval of the long-awaited Marshmallow update for the HTC One M9 from T-Mobile. The carrier will, begin pushing out the over-the-air upgrade to all carrier-branded variants of the handset starting Tuesday, February 16.

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According to leak, HTC’s One M10 will feature UltraPixel technology front and back


Another day, and yet another leak. But this time, it relates to the HTC’s upcoming flagship, the One M10, which is also known by its codename, Perfume. A few hours ago, we learnt from serial leaker Evan Blass that the M10 would hit US retail stores the week of May 9th, with the smartwatch being available some weeks before. Now we have some details about the handset’s cameras, more of which after the break.  Read more