HTC shows off new 'One' line phone
Struggling Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC is taking a page from long-time partner Microsoft as it launches a new phone under the One brand.
The phone runs Google's Android system, but HTC is grafting its own home screen on the phone, one that is similar to that of Microsoft's Windows Phone software.
HTC's BlinkFeed interface consists of large tiles that update automatically with information and photos from news sites and social networks.
The phone will go on sale in late March. HTC said its US partners will include AT&T, Sprint Nextel and T-Mobile, but specific availability dates and prices were not available.
The new phone features two speakers, at the top and bottom of the screen, producing a stereo effect when the phone is turned on the side for movie viewing.