Google IO 2016 Coverage

HTC 10 specifications


Many new things are going on with the HTC 10 despite the phone resembling its predecessors, but we’ve sorted it all into an organized table so that you know exactly what’s inside. The aluminum unibody is familiar, but HTC the exact specifications are entirely new for the Taiwanese company. The HTC 10 is, at least on paper, ready to compete with the Samsung and LG’s flagships.

Hit the break for the spec sheet.

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HTC Ice View is next era for company’s flagship case


One of the more unique items HTC brought to market with past flagship smartphones was the Dot View case that permitted some limited access to phone notifications with the case closed. For the newly released HTC 10 announced today, HTC also released an updated version of a smartphone case. The HTC Ice View is the company’s next evolution in smartphone cases and expands on the capabilities of the Dot View case. Read more

Poll: Will you buy the HTC 10?


It’s time to ask a very important question about the HTC 10 now that the phone is real and nearing a release. We want to know whether or not you intend on buying HTC’s 2016 flagship, which is currently up for pre-order on the company’s site. With the Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G5 already being sold worldwide, HTC is a little late to the race. HTC is banking on its trademark gorgeous design and top-notch internals to get the HTC 10 into the hands of millions. It’s your turn to tell us if HTC has done enough this year.

Hit the break to participate in our poll.

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JBL’s latest noise cancelling headphones use a USB-C plug

JBL headphones USB C

The writing is on the wall for the 3.5mm headphone jack; the rumor mill is talking up its demise in Apple’s iPhone 7, but even manufacturers on the other side of the fence are bracing for a new technology. JBL, for instance, is releasing its latest pair of noise cancelling headphones that use a USB Type-C connection instead of the old-fashioned 3.5mm jack. Read more

Where to get the HTC 10 in the UK


The HTC 10 is official, with a 5.2-inch QHD Super LCD 5 display, Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB of RAM, a 12MP UltraPixel rear camera, and yet another well-designed aluminum body. We’ve told you where you can get the HTC 10 in the States, but where can you pre-order the device in the UK? So far, details are a little scarce, but it is possible to snag HTC’s latest flagship for as little as £512 (SIM-free). Read more

The HTC 10 (surprisingly) supports Apple’s AirPlay

htc_10_camellia_red_for_japanMusic is a focus point for HTC, and that’s very apparent in the HTC 10. The BoomSound speakers are still present, and they’re even boxing in HiFi headphones with the phone to complement them.

But HTC is going a little bit further than any Android OEM has gone before and adopted a rival’s standard for playing music wirelessly. Yep, the HTC 10 has Apple’s AirPlay support baked in. Read more

Where to get the HTC 10 in the U.S.


Finally, the HTC 10 is official and approaching a release around the world. The phone set on putting the company back on track is actually already up for pre-order and should ship early next month. Depending where exactly you are and the carrier/retailer you get it from, the HTC 10 will be offered in three colors — Carbon Grey, Glacial Silver, and Topaz Gold.

Let’s see where you can get the HTC 10 in the United States.

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HTC 10 is here with a beautiful body and powerful brains


If there’s a company that needs a winner right now, it’s HTC. Remaining competitive hasn’t been so easy for the Taiwanese company as Samsung and LG are among those who started implementing the impressive and premium designs that once made HTC special. When the One M7 and One M8 arrived, the world was mesmerized because they broke away from cheap plastic with their metal unibodies. Then the One M9 came along and underwhelmed because the HTC’s competitors were also pushing their respective engineering teams, and the specifications had nothing on the Galaxy S6 and G4.

This morning, HTC announced its new flagship for 2016. The HTC 10 raises the bar with its design and beefs up its brains with top-notch specifications. It may look familiar, but the HTC 10 is unlike anything you’ve ever seen from HTC.

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