Google and some of its Android device partners are currently being targeted by a patent lawsuit ironically revolving around search and advertising, the very heart of Google's business and profits. The plaintiff, in this case, is the Rockstar consortium that outbid the giant over purchasing patents from the bankrupt Nortel Networks.
AnTuTu's top 10 list might help make that just a tad easier.
HTC had previously announced a timeline that had the One getting Android 4.3 across all US carriers before the end of October. That list did include Verizon Wireless, however as we sit with just a few days left in the month, a delay has been announced. And unlike the delay we saw with the T-Mobile rollout, this one will not be just a few days. In fact, it looks like like a few weeks.
Reuters is reporting that HTC has closed one of five manufacturing plants on the heels of their first quarterly loss. This also comes after a recently hired executive abruptly left, being jettisoned by Beats Audio, and re-dedicating themselves to their products and marketing initiatives.
HTC decided to temporarily shutter one of its four main manufacturing lines. This may be a sign of the company's growing woes as its cash flow problems deepen and demand for its smartphones slump.
HTC is, in fact, working on a smartwatch. According to the mysterious and suspect “person familiar with the matter”, HTC’s design is set to come out in the second half of 2014. The source also notes that the watch is, or will be, running Android.
HTC officially unveiled the One max earlier in the month and since then we have seen confirmation from Verizon Wireless in terms of an upcoming release. While we have yet to see anything official from AT&T, there has been some leaks suggesting they would also have the handset joining the lineup. And well, it looks like some additional evidence has arrived in support of those previously leaked AT&T One max images.