Smartphones

HTC’s smartphone chief and ex-CFO, Chialin Chang, resigns

HTC’s smartphone and connected devices president and former CFO, Chialin Chang, has resigned. The move, spotted earlier by Engadget, was announced today and is effective immediately. Chang joined the company as CFO in 2012, moving there from Goldman Sachs. He also previously ran HTC’s global sales business — before eventually becoming president of smartphones and …

HTC Bundles Tiny Phone with 5-inch Butterfly Smartphone in China

HTC seems to believe that a tiny, dumb-phone can be a great companion to your oversized smartphone. In China, they have introduced the HTC Mini, a small, ergonomic phone to supplement your large all-in-one device. HTC Mini, a small, basic phone that comes with the Butterfly in China is meant to be used as a …

What to expect from Mobile World Congress 2018

The world’s largest phone show is set for Barcelona later this month, and it’s shaping up to be an interesting one — particularly in the wake of what amounted to an extremely lackluster CES last month. We’re still a couple of weeks out from the actual event, but the rumors have already started flying. Few …

4 reasons why you should be using VLC 3.0, the best media player ever

Image: videolan organization, mashable composite By Raymond Wong2018-02-10 18:56:24 UTC VLC, the world’s best open-source media player (it plays like virtually every format), just reached a big milestone in its 17-year history. The free app’s been updated to version 3.0 “Vetinari” and with it comes a hefty list of new features like the ability to …