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“The All New HTC One” will probably have boomier BoomSound

Without Beats, HTC customers were still looking for great sound from their smartphones. Though Beats had a proprietary algorithm that made music pop, HTC now has BoomSound. Coupled with front facing speakers and HTC’s engineering, BoomSounds is a nice feature for their One handsets. With their upcoming One refresh, HTC is teasing a new BoomSound as well.

HTC Desire 816: hands-on with a mid-range flagship

HTC may have had the Desire 816 off limits for touching following the initial announcement event, but we still managed to get to spend a bit more quality time with the handset once the show floor opened. We still weren't able to power it on, which meant we were not able to see how nice the display looks. But again, for reference, the Desire 816 display is 5.5-inches and 720p.

Google may be offering a new OS for wearables this Spring

While many of us want a true Android smartwatch, perhaps that’s reaching a bit too far. A new report suggests Google is going to release their own wearable OS this Spring, likely at I/O. Like Android, the new OS will be open source, and available for all OEMs to use.

HTC Desire 816 eyes-on

As had been rumored, HTC appears to be shifting some focus back to the mid-range. Coming out of Mobile World Congress were two smartphone announcements from HTC, both of which are in the Desire series. These include the HTC Desire 816 and the Desire 610. As we mentioned in the announcement post, the Desire 816 has a decent (read: mid-range) set of overall features and specs.

HTC study says beauty and functionality make users happy

It might sound so obvious, but some prefer to have some numbers to back it up, and that is exactly what a research commissioned by HTC provides. The scientific study has concluded that a well-designed object, which is not only functional but also beautiful, can reduce negative emotions considerably.