HTC

Customer satisfaction with smartphones rises sharply if the phones are part of a personal ecosystem that includes smart home devices like thermostats, appliances, and digital assistants according to...
Paul Ausick
Source: courtesy of SamsungHTC, once viewed as a real contender against Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone franchise and the Galaxy line built by Samsung, lost money last quarter. Its potential,...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Source: courtesy of SamsungAccording to several press sources, Samsung will introduce the equivalent of a smartwatch that can surf the Web, make phone calls and even tell time. At first, the news...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Korea’s LG Electronics has agreed to pay a licensing fee to Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) for the right to use Microsoft claims it owns and that is required for all makers of smartphone handsets...
Paul Ausick
Continuing a long list of battles among smartphone companies, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) won a case against Taiwan’s HTC. The ITC said HTC violated one Apple patent. HTC should have enough time...
Douglas A. McIntyre
HTC, the Taiwan-based smartphone company, was barely known in the U.S. three years ago. It is now the number one manufacturer of the devices sold in America because of its clever adoption of the...
Douglas A.
Asia-based smartphone company HTC is locked in several patent battles with Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL). Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) has offered aid to HTC by “loaning” it patents that should help counter...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Google’s (NASDAQ: GOOG) Android mobile OS continued to gain market share in the U.S. during the second quarter. But that may not matter. The operating system is free because it is open source....
Douglas A. McIntyre
Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) may be in the midst of the development of a 4G iPhone. It is not clear when the product will be released, but if it is in the next few months, Apple has a chance to dominate the...
Douglas A. McIntyre
It is more difficult by the day to determine whether Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) Android powered devices have gained some edge against Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL). New ABI Research information shows that Android...
Douglas A. McIntyre
The trend among short sellers for the last two months is that they gamble against shares in the weakest public companies. Perhaps they sense that an economic downturn or U.S. debt default will...
Douglas A. McIntyre
24/7 Wall St. has created a new list of brands that will disappear, which includes Sears (NASDAQ:SHLD), Sony Pictures (NYSE:SNE), American Apparel (NYSE:APP), Nokia (NYSE:NOK), Saab, A&W All-American...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Nokia (NYSE: NOK) will launch its new N9 Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Windows-powered smartphone later this year. It does so as the entire industry faces slowing sales and a dizzying number of new...
Douglas A. McIntyre
The state of the smartphone industry is based largely on the public’s perception of how well the Apple iPhone does against the legions of Android handsets.  Some Apple fans are concerned about the...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) announced its new iCloud multimedia storage system and a new version of its OS called Lion. Nothing was said about updated versions of the iPad or iPhone at Apple’s World...
Douglas A. McIntyre