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HTC One X9 Dual-SIM hands-on: HTC's latest One brings back BoomSound Speakers

HTC One X9 Dual-SIM hands-on: HTC's latest One brings back BoomSound Speakers

Todd Haselton

HTC unveiled the One X9 Dual-SIM during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, in addition to a trio of “Desire” smartphones. The One X9 Dual-SIM is probably the highlight of the bunch. It brings back the front-facing BoomSound speakers and will exist in HTC’s portfolio of devices between the current A9 and the One M9 (before the M10 launches, presumably sometime this spring.) For specs...

WeBoost built a cellular dead spot in the middle of CES to show its technology

WeBoost built a cellular dead spot in the middle of CES to show its technology

Jacob Kleinman

Last week, with CES in full swing, my phone became an endless stream of beeps and buzzes as emails continuously flooded my inbox, but for one brief moment I found peace. In the middle of the show floor WeBoost created an oasis free of notifications to show off its latest product. When I stepped into WeBoost’s room-sized dead spot, called a Faraday cage, my smartphone’s signal quickly...