HTC pulls the plug on its rumored tablet; for now

HTC pulls the plug on its rumored tablet; for now
HTC has defied a lot of odds over the past year and supplanted itself as one of the top-tiered smartphone makers in the business. Their mobile platform support is ever growing with partners like Android and Windows Mobile on board – and now they’ll be offering their very own Sense UI for feature phones. HTC also had plans of stepping into the tablet market, but things may be too hectic for them to focus heavily on that project. Anthony Petts, HTC’s sales and marketing director, has been heard saying that the Taiwan-based company would cease all work on a planned tablet and would focus their intention on developing a new generation of smartphones. There are still plenty of rumors of what this alleged tablet packs, but with Apple’s special event coming soon, it may prove somewhat overwhelming trying to take away their spotlight. As long as HTC can still create wonderful handsets, we’d rather have them drop what they’re doing and stick to what they do best.

via Electronista & Gizmodo

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2 Comments

1. htc_prep

Posts: 303; Member since: Oct 09, 2009

its intriguing how they mentioned their intention on developing a new generation of smartphones... are they planning on releasing their own OS? just........ throwing it out there....

2. cansler

Posts: 136; Member since: Oct 07, 2009

They did. It's called Brew. It's a layman's Sense UI. You know, along the lines of phones like the Instinct, LG Vue, or other not-so-smart phones for the *ahem* hip and cool kids to text away on.

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