Some Oculus Rift exclusive games getting unofficial port treatment to HTC Vive

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As virtual reality headsets continue to hit the market, one of the challenges for manufacturers is how to entice buyers to invest in their particular platform and hardware. This is a notably acute issue for some of the earlier devices hitting the market, like the Oculus Rift, which saw considerable resources spent on research and development. One way to get buyers interested is through exclusive titles for the hardware, a path Oculus is heading down. However, some recent work by the LibreVR project may be undoing some of Oculus’ efforts after it was revealed they have already ported a couple Oculus Rift “exclusive” games to run on the HTC Vive. Read more

These apps are pre-installed on the unlocked HTC 10

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Among the companies putting their own touches on Android, HTC has always provided the most favorable experience. It’s not like stock Android but it’s way better than TouchWiz from Samsung and LG UX 5.0. The HTC 10 ships with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow sitting behind Sense 8.0, and this time HTC’s software overlay is lighter than ever before. While the visuals are still in place, the company pulled back on the number of self-made apps in favor of allowing Google’s to work.

Hit the break to see what HTC has pre-installed on the unlocked edition of the HTC 10.

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HTC launches updated Desire 828 with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage in India

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It’s just a couple of days ago that the HTC 10 launched to a positive reception, boasting a 5.2-inch QHD display, a Snapdragon 820 processor, and a stunning metal unibody. While there appears to be some confusion as to whether India will receive a full-power HTC 10, or the lesser-specced HTC 10 Lifestyle, the Taiwanese handset maker has chosen to take the wraps off its updated Desire 828 handset. Read more

The HTC 10 Lifestyle comes to India with a Snapdragon 652 processor and 3GB RAM

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You may have read something about the HTC 10 being announced yesterday, but the Taiwanese handset maker also launched another, albeit very similar handset as well, called the HTC 10 Lifestyle. It’s aimed at the Indian market, and while it shares many of the same components as the HTC 10 that is available in the west, the HTC 10 Lifestyle differs in some important areas.  Read more

The HTC 10’s features get shown off in these official promo videos

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The HTC 10 launched yesterday, and so far? Well, HTC’s obsession would appear to be paying dividends with its latest flagship. The HTC 10 has matched the Galaxy S7 Edge in the camera rankings, and as usual with HTC, it’s a beauty to behold. As is often the case with flagship launches, HTC has released a slew of official promo videos showing off the 10’s features and we have them embedded for you after the break. Read more

HTC 10 scores the same as Galaxy S7 Edge in DxOMark’s camera rankings

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Whenever a new smartphone is launched, one of the most important questions you can ask is how good is its camera? The question becomes even more relevant when it comes to HTC, because of its hit and miss record with cameras on previous flagships. This time round, though, initial reports suggest that the Taiwanese handset maker has got it right, with DxOMark scoring the HTC 10‘s camera the same as the much-praised Galaxy S7 Edge, achieving 88 out of a possible 100. Read more