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TomTom and HTC Gang Up on Google with HTC Locations

Yesterday saw the announcement of a partnership between smartphone mega-producer HTC and Dutch navigation specialists TomTom, who have joined forces to produce HTC Locations, a new ‘mapping experience’ as the press release would have us call it. HTC Locations appears to be the official name for the new maps service unveiled at HTC’s recent London event, as it will provide preloaded TomTom navigational maps, meaning there will be no need for a data connection before firing up the program. This is the first time TomTom and HTC have got together, and the service will initially be available in Europe and Asia, […]

HTCSense.com Goes Live, But With a Catch

When HTC unveiled the Desire Z and the Desire HD at last month’s London event, they also showed off the most recent improvements to HTC Sense, including the creation of HTCsense.com, an online hub offering various services to HTC phone owners. At the time, HTCsense.com wasn’t quite ready for registrations, but this has now changed and users can head over to the site and sign-up.  But before you go rushing off to do so, you need to be aware of one thing: it’s not going to work unless you’re using a Desire HD or Desire Z. Given that neither of […]

HTC Desire Z – Keyboard Warrior!

The HTC Desire Z sparks the manufacturer’s return to the QWERTY handset. Not only does it represent a step forward in the design and contruction of this kind of device, it has plenty of great specs to offer too.

HTC Desire Z Announced at London Event!

Along with the Desire HD, these two have been the subject of much speculation for months, so we’re glad to see the pair made official at today’s special HTC event in London. We’ve taken a look at the HTC Desire HD elsewhere, so let’s focus on the Desire Z. Here is the specification: 3.7″ Super LCD touchscreen with an 800 x 480 pixel resolution. 800 Mhz processor, 512MB RAM and 1.5GB of internal memory. Google Android 2.2 with HTC Sense. A Z-slider QWERTY keyboard. GPS and a digital compass. Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP. 5 megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash, plus […]

HTC Announce the Desire HD!

The HTC Desire HD, along with the Desire Z, have both been made official at a special HTC event in London today.  Speculation has been rife over the features these two new smartphones would have, so we’re pleased to be able to take a good look at the final spec list! The HTC Desire HD features: 4.3″ Super LCD touchscreen with an 800 x 480 pixel resolution. 8 megapixel camera with dual LED flash and face recognition. 720p HD video recording. A 1Ghz Snapdragon 8255 processor, 768MB RAM and 1.5GB of internal storage. 3G with HSDPA and HSUPA. Wi-Fi. Android […]

More HTC Leaks, This Time it’s the Desire Z

It’s getting difficult to keep up with the huge amount of HTC phones that are rumoured at the moment!  We know that HTC have a big event planned for September, where we’re hoping to see the first Windows Phone 7 devices, but will be getting an Android surprise too? If so, could it be this, the Desire Z previously known as the HTC Vision?  The leak appeared on a UK retailer’s website, but should still be treated as only a rumour, however the specs don’t look unrealistic: Powered by a 1Ghz processor. A 3.7″ touchscreen. A slide-out QWERTY keyboard. 3G, […]