Acer’s CEO says merging with Asus is unlikely due to Taiwan’s Fair Trade laws


It wasn’t too long ago that Asustek was muted to be discussing a takeover of its struggling local rival, HTC after its own mobile division posted a profit. However, the takeover rumour was strongly refuted by HTC shortly after becoming public news. Today, we have Acer’s CEO, Jason Chen, shooting down talk of a merger between itself and Asustek, stating that the joining of the two companies would violate Taiwan’s Fair Trade laws.

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It looks like HTC’s deca-core Aero smartphone will be known as the HTC One A9

According to a recent tweet from Evan Blass, HTC’s upcoming flagship smartphone will be known as the HTC One A9. According to recent reports, the A in A9 stands for Aero. The new flagship will likely hit the market in late 2015 or early 2016 and will likely be the first ever smartphone to be powered by a deca-core processor.

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HTC RE Camera earns award from the Industrial Designers Society of America


Praise for the HTC RE Camera continues with the device receiving a design award at the 35th International Design Excellence ceremony. The Industrial Designers Society of America selected the RE Camera as an award winner among a field of over 1,700 entries. HTC’s little camera was likely selected because of its simple, compact design that is rather unique. The RE Camera looks like a colorful periscope.

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HTC’s upcoming flagship looks eerily similar to iPhone 6 in leaks


It is no secret that HTC is desperate to improve its deteriorating financial situation, but it doesn’t look like that the Taiwanese electronic company is going to rely on original ideas for that. The device that HTC is reportedly banking upon to improve its profit margin looks eerily similar to Apple’s iPhone 6 in terms of overall design.

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