HTC’s new Duo Lens camera on the HTC One (M8) is a strange feature. Some claim it’s awesome, allowing you to adjust focus on shots after they’ve already been taken, and some think it’s incredibly gimmicky, pretty much on Samsung’s level (that would be me). HTC’s implementation of the two sensors doesn’t seem to be ... Read More »
Many Android enthusiasts buy the Nexus line of devices not for the low price, but for stock Android. It’s pretty much the only way to get stock Android and quick updates straight from Google anymore, though the Moto X comes fairly close. The pure Google experience is something special, a light and fast interface with ... Read More »
Remember that leaked ad that teased a red version of the HTC One (M8)? Well today a new leak has backed up that device’s existence and also named the carrier that might offer it.
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Has the age of proprietary apps on the Play Store begun? We sure hope so, because Motorola has had a lot of success with this method of app distribution. Instead of waiting to release a full system update to a device to update a core app, Motorola started uploading core apps to the Play Store ... Read More »
Buying devices online isn’t always the best route. Not only do you have to pay for shipping and wait for your phone to come to you, but you also don’t get the opportunity to play with the handset beforehand. Going into a store and just using a phone to see if it’s right for you ... Read More »
The HTC One (M8) has only been official for a couple of weeks now, but already rumors of a couple of spin-offs of the new flagship are swirling. First we got word that a mini version of the M8 may be in ... Read More »
The numbers are in and HTC’s earnings report is mixed with both good and bad news. We’ll start with the bad. During the first quarter of 2014, HTC pulled in just over $1 billion in revenue, but that number came up a bit short of operating costs, amounting to a net loss of $62 million after ... Read More »
About a year ago, Samsung was hit with some serious controversy over a trivial addition to the software on its flagship device, the Galaxy S4. It wasn’t some spyware or large bloat, but optimization code for benchmarks. Basically, when a benchmark is run, the software will push the hardware to its limits for the duration ... Read More »
When you incorrectly enter a lock screen password too many times, most devices block further attempts for a certain period of time. This is incredibly annoying when your friend is messing with your device, but it’s a smart feature. The HTC One (M8) takes this security method one step further, but that step is a ... Read More »