Drew Bamford, HTCâ€™s Director of User Experience, told mocoNews that the companyâ€™s main goal was to sell more phones, not get involved in setting up ecosystems.
â€œHTC is always looking for new opportunities, but we are really happy building on Windows and Android. We can focus on the end-user experience, rather than the plumbing. Google and Microsoft do a lot to make it all work.â€
Instead, Bamford said the companyâ€™s software and user-interface engineers are focused on creating a better core experience. That means integrating Twitter, Flickr, Facebook and Plurk (an Asian-centric social network) into the OS, and not building app and music stores.
Bamford also said hardware features like front-facing camera, gyroscope and 3D screens will be commonplace on phones soon, but that it was up to developers to take advantage of them.
â€œThe next wave of hardware when matched up with developers will create some really cool things.â€
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