Not one to miss the opportunity to join its rivals in the offering new cloud-based solutions, mobile handset manufacturer HTC has joined up withto offer new customers access to 5GB online data storage.
It has been confirmed that anyone looking to buy one of HTC’s latest smartphones, like the HTC Rhyme, from October will benefit from 3GB more storage than the usual 2GB if they sign up toon their new handset.
The ability to move even larger amounts of pictures and files to thecloud storage service and then access them from a home computer as well as on their phone is likely to appeal to a significant number of users. This new offer has also now been expanded to any HTC devices in the future that use Sense 3.5.
With HTC selling new handsets with either Android or Windows Phone 7 OS there is confusion over whether HTC will offeraccess on WP7 handsets, which at present provides Skydrive access built into the OS as standard.
For new users looking to buy an HTC with the WP7 OS the possibility of introducingmay be a little disappointing as Skydrive offers 25GB of storage which is considerably more than the even with the extra space offered in the new deals.