HTC Titan II LTE Windows Phone announced

I guess that this one came out of nowhere… HTC has just unveiled the HTC Titan II which is the first LTE Windows Phone to be officially announced today. Steve Ballmer and Stephen Elop have also hinted a more LTE device announcement coming shortly (mainly the Lumia 900). So what is exactly the HTC Titan II and how does it compare to the regular Titan ? Well not much has changed besides the MDM9200 LTE multi-modem which sit next to the same APQ8055 clocked at 1.5Ghz. The 8MPix F2.2 camera has also been swapped with a 16Mpix F2.6. sensor (greatly exceeding the 12Mpix limitation of the MSM8255 so HTC alongside Qualcomm must have done so driver changes there. But it’s a downgrade in terms or Apreture) and a non-removable 1730Mha battery. The HTC Titan 2 is only headed to AT&T in the coming months. Check out the full press release after the break

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Atmel maXTouch S touchscreen controller announced: Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 certified

Here’s the first (and probably not the last) mention of Windows Phone 8 in a product press release coming straight out of CES which is debuting today in Las Vegas. Atmel, which is one of the many capacitive touchscreen digitizer manufacturer (Update: The Nokia Lumia 900 most probably has the same one too>the Lumia 800 has an ATMEL mXT224 controller) has just announced it’s new generation of controller named the maXTouch S which are said to be Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 certified. Check out the full press release after the break.

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