HTC Titan II Launching April 8 for $199 at AT&T Stores

AT&T today announced that the HTC Titan II will launch on April 8 for $199.99 with a new two-year contract. The HTC Titan II is a Windows Phone device that has Long Term Evolution on board. It features a 4.7-inch display, dual-core 1.5GHz processors, a 16-megapixel main camera, and a 1.3-megapixel user-facing camera. It has dual-LED flashes and can record video in 720p HD. Tweet Vote on HN ...

HTC Invests in SyncTV to Bring Video to Handsets

HTC today announced that it has struck a strategic investment partnership with Intertrust Technologies Corporation (ITC), which licenses distributed computing and digital rights management technology. As part of the investment, HTC has acquired 20% of ITC’s SyncTV product. SyncTV is a cloud-based video service that delivers video over the internet to devices such as Android, Windows Phone, and iOS smartphones. The amount of HTC’s investment was not disclosed. Tweet Vote on ...

HTC Shuttering HTCSense.com

HTC today began notifying customers via email that it intends to cease offering its user back-up service at HTCSense.com. The service will officially close April 30. HTC recommends that customers log in to their account and download their data before the service halts operations. In a statement emailed to PhoneScoop, HTC representative Jeff Gordon said, “This is in response to customer feedback, and HTC is working to improve our services to provide a more enhanced customer experience. What that enhanced customer experience looks like is yet to be ...

Android 2.3 Gingerbread upgrade available for LG Thrill 4G

Ice Cream Sandwich might by the Android OS that is on everyone’s mind right now, but owners of the LG Thrill 4G on AT&T will be happy to know that the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for their phones is now available. The update includes a host of improvements and enhancements to the phone’s software, including improved copy and paste and more 3D features. Owners will have to use LG’s software on a PC to install the update. Tweet Vote on HN ...

RIM to give developers BlackBerry 10 prototypes at upcoming event

RIM has announced that it plans to provide developers that attend an upcoming event with BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha devices. The devices are pre-production prototypes that run a modified version of the PlayBook OS. They are supposed to help developers prepare their apps for the upcoming BlackBerry 10 smartphones. RIM stresses that this will only be provided to developers that attend its BlackBerry Jam event in May, and it will not be sold commercially. Tweet Vote on HN ...

Best Buy is the biggest retailer for the iPhone other than Apple

Everyone pretty much knows that Apple has no trouble selling the iPhone, whether that be through online sales, or in retail stores. What people might not realize, though, is how much of that selling is done for Apple by Best Buy. A new study on recent iPhone sales says that among non-carrier retailers, Best Buy is second only to Apple itself in the number of iPhones it moves. Tweet Vote on HN ...

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