The popular braided bonsai pachira aquatic tree plant was actually the brainstorm of a Taiwanese truck driver, who was also a gardener.
This philosophy has changed somewhat in the past few months, with the Taiwanese firm releasing a few handsets under their branding (e.g., the TyTN and MTeor), but as a general rule, most of their phones do not bear their namesake.
HTC Corporation, which was once known as Hong-Ta Corporation (and casually as High-Tech Computing), is a Taiwanese company has been involved in the smartphone business for a number of years.
Finding places online to play Taiwanese Mah Jong, for example, is more difficult, especially if you are restricting yourself to English-language websites.
The HD2 is just one of many examples of the Taiwanese firm's success.