Windows Phone-Powered HTC One Could Arrive This Fall


Rumors that HTC may be abandoning its commitment to Windows Phone should be laid to rest as HTC’s Jeff Gordon has confirmed to ZDNet‘s Mary Jo Foley that the company will indeed be releasing a new Windows Phone 8 handset this fall. After asking if HTC is planning an HTC 8X successor for the fall, Gordon […]

HTC 8XT Coming to Sprint on July 19th


Sprint has now confirmed that the HTC 8XT, the first device running the Windows Phone operating system to make its way to the carrier in years, will go on sale beginning Friday, July 19th. The HTC 8XT will be available from the company’s website, or in stores, for $99.99 with a new two-year service agreement […]

HTC 8XT Phone with BoomSound Coming to Sprint


Users on the Sprint network will finally have a next generation HTC device running Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 operating system to call their very own: the HTC 8XT. Via a press release today, Sprint didn’t offer any guidance on exactly when users can expect to see the device, only noting that “exact availability dates and full […]

Verizon Windows Phone 8 Handsets Shipping Next Week

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Yesterday, Verizon revealed that it would be taking pre-orders for two of its upcoming Windows Phone 8 handsets, the Nokia Lumia 822 and the HTC Windows Phone 8X starting today. As expected, we now have ship by dates for both devices, both of which will be taking place next week. Verizon’s website is now accepting […]

Windows Phone 8X by HTC Review (HTC 8X)


Having been a long-time Microsoft partner in the Windows Mobile era, HTC is returning to the roots that made it big by once again being a major Windows Phone partner with the release of the Windows Phone 8X by HTC smartphone, otherwise referred to as the HTC 8X. The device catapults Windows Phone into a […]

In a Fragmented Market, NFC Is More a Nuisance Than a Benefit


Near Field Communications, or NFC, technology promised to help make our lives easier by allowing us to quickly share information, pay for goods, and pair new devices wirelessly without complicated pass codes by merely tapping two items together. Android brought NFC technology into the mainstream consciousness with features like tap to share and Nokia extended […]

Nexus 4, HTC 8X & Lumia 810 Hitting T-Mobile on November 14th


T-Mobile which was supposed to host a launch event today, but had to cancel due to Hurricane Sandy, also announced a flurry of devices without an event detailing release dates and pricing for a trio of smartphones including the new LG Nexus 4 with Android 4.2, the HTC Windows Phone 8X and the Lumia 810, […]

Smartphone Wars: Nokia Rumored to Go After HTC for 8X Design, Things May Get Awkward for Microsoft


After Apple’s victory over Samsung regarding the latter company’s infringing smartphone designs, it appears that Nokia may be going after rival Windows Phone-maker HTC for the company’s HTC 8X design, which looks eerily similar to Nokia’s Lumia series device with its colorful polycarbonate shell. Nokia’s marketing head had already acknowledged the similarities between his company’s […]

HTC 8X Seen With Verizon Branding

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Tomorrow HTC will hold an event in New York City where the company will announce its new smartphones, and the HTC 8X will likely be among them. According to Phone Arena the new HTC 8X could debut on Verizon when HTC announces it. The news comes from an anonymous tipster who also provided a photo […]

HTC 8X Being Tested for Verizon, T-Mobile HTC One X+ Delayed?


There is now some new rumored information for two un-announced HTC smartphones, one destined for Verizon Wireless and the second for T-Mobile USA in the U.S. The Windows Phone 8-powered HTC Accord, which is also known by the HTC 8X moniker, is said to be in testing for Verizon’s 4G LTE network while the HTC […]

Microsoft Still Rushing to Finish Windows Phone 8


In the past few weeks both Samsung and Nokia debuted their new Windows Phone 8 devices, but both companies lacked release dates for the phones, and now it seems Microsoft is to blame. According to The Verge, Microsoft is still hard at work on Windows Phone 8. The company hopes to sign off on a […]

HTC Accord Could Launch as HTC 8X


HTC’s upcoming mid-range Windows Phone 8 phone won’t come to market as the HTC Accord, but as the HTC 8X. According to XDA Developer member Football4PDA HTC will release the new phone as the HTC 8X. The marketing material he posted on Twitter shows it written at Windows Phone 8X HTC, but we imagine that’s […]