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The U11+ is the HTC flagship you want but can’t have

For many Android die-hards, the U11+ is the phone they’ve been waiting for from HTC. The company’s newest flagship improves on the U11 in every way, with a sleek, modern package that fixes many of its flaws. The only problem is, U.S. buyers won’t be able to buy one. As …

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Google buys 2,000 HTC employees for $1.1 billion to get instant smartphone chops

Nearly four years after selling Motorola off to Lenovo, Google is buying into yet another longtime Android partner, HTC. But instead of purchasing the company outright, Google is buying its brains. Google already knows these brains well. “A team of HTC talent will join Google as part of the hardware …

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How to use Alexa on HTC U11, no hands required

Alexa, meet Android. While HTC U11 owners have known Amazon’s AI assistant was on its way ever since the phone launched back in May, they can now finally install Amazon’s AI assistant on their phones. And it’s already learned a big new trick for its second Android phone: voice recognition. …

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Android device updates: Android O has an official beta, and Nougat hits several new phones

The eyes of the Android world were laser-focused on the Android O unveiling at Google I/O, but many were still waiting to get Nougat. Several phones nabbed that update this week, while those who want to get experimental with their Pixel or Nexus phone can do so with the latest …

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HTC unveils the U11, a gorgeous 5.5-inch flagship phone with Amazon Alexa support

Gut reaction: You won’t want to hide the HTC U11 in a protective case. HTC’s new flagship phone is just too stunning to conceal behind a chintzy polycarb shell. Imbued with HTC’s new “liquid” design aesthetic, the U11 has an impossibly glossy finish, evoking the T-1000 Terminator for those old …

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HTC-built Nexus phones may opt for an understated design, report says

We may have our first peek at what this year’s HTC-built Nexus phones may look like. Android Police published its own mock-up based on a “reliable source” that gives us a visual of how the upcoming Marlin and Sailfish may look. Note that this is their own image, not a leaked …

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