HTC has announced a new flagship phone using its HTC One brand rather than the rumoured M7 codename. The new HTC One runs Android on a Qualcomm 1.7GHz quad-core processor and has an aluminium body containing a 4.7-inch HD screen.
There’s a strong audiovisual focus to the new HTC One, with the company introducing three new features: HTC BlinkFeed, HTC Zoe and HTC BoomSound.
EE (formerly Everything Everywhere) has announced its financial results for 2012, describing it as a year of ‘solid commercial momentum’.
It’s made a pre-tax loss of £249 million, more than double its 2011 loss of £113 million. Earnings were £1.41 billion, slightly down from the 2011 total, while revenue was down 1.9% to £6.66 billion.
Barclays is to offer free WiFi in over 1,500 of its UK bank branches, enabling customers and visitors to connect to the internet.
The service was initially trialled in three Barclays branches and has now been installed in over 800 banks. WiFi in the remaining Barclays branches will go live within the next few weeks.
LG has announced a new smartphone with its largest display yet.
The LG Optimus G Pro has a 5.5-inch HD display and will debut in South Korea this week. It’ll also be shown at Mobile World Congress.
Defence, aerospace and security company BAE Systems plc has formed a five-year partnership with Vodafone that’ll see them providing businesses with a range of communications security products and services.
In addition to this security partnership, BAE Systems is also moving its mobile services to Vodafone.