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Wolverton: New HTC phones are Ones to look for

Wolverton: New HTC phones are Ones to look for
News from San Jose Mercury News:

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The HTC One X smartphone.

When it comes to smartphones, I’m an iPhone guy. But I’ve long appreciated HTC’s Android phones.

The first Android phone I really liked was HTC’s Galaxy Nexus. I also was a big fan of the Nexus’ sibling, the Droid Incredible.

But over the past year or so, HTC has struggled to make phones that stood out in the increasingly crowded Android marketplace. It’s lost share to Samsung, which has focused on phones with jumbo, brilliantly lit screens.

Now HTC is trying to stage a comeback. Earlier this year, it announced a new flagship line of phones dubbed One. The first two models in the line, the One S and the One X, recently hit store shelves at T-Mobile and AT&T, respectively.

I’ve been testing out both phones and generally like what I’ve seen. I don’t consider either one a must-have, but they are both worth a seri…………… continues on San Jose Mercury News

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Rumors of Facebook mobile phone surface
News from WTVR:

(WTVR) – In the same week Google announced it had become a hardware maker, after closing its acquisition of Motorola Mobility, another Internet giant is making a bid to do the same.

The New York Times, citing unnamed sources, claims that Facebook is hoping to release its own smartphone by next year.

Those sources include Facebook employees and several engineers who have been sought out by recruiters there, as well as people briefed on Facebook’s plans.Those briefed on the plans say that the company has already hired more than six “former Apple software and hardware engineers who worked on the iPhone, and one who worked on the iPad.”

This isn’t the first report that Facebook has been attempting to make a mobile device.

In November, AllThingsD reported that Facebook had tapped HTC to build a smartphone that integrates the social network at its core in an effort code-named “Buffy”. DigiTimes later reiterated that report saying HTC was working in cooperation with Facebook on a phone that could be launched as early has the third quarter of 2012.

It’s worth noting that in February 2011 at Mobile World Congres…………… continues on WTVR

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