Daily Archives: May 14, 2010

In this week’s Personal Technology column in the FT’s Business Life section, we look at whether the latest HTC smartphone is deserving of its superlative name.

“Names can become a hostage to fortune but Taiwan’s HTC clearly hopes this will not be the case with the Droid Incredible. While the latest in HTC’s rapidly expanding portfolio of smartphones may not quite qualify as “incredible”, it is perhaps the best Android operating system-based handset to date.”

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The US video game industry suffered one of its worst sales declines last month, according to April figures released on Thursday by the NPD research firm.

Console sales fell by 37 per cent and software sales by 22 per cent, with the industry suffering an overall 26 per cent fall to $766m in revenues, down from $1.03bn a year earlier. Read more