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 »
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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 »
One of the less highlighted features of the HTC One (M8) is the FitBit integration courtesy of the “Smart Sensor Hub,” which also brings you some of the wake gestures and the like that we’re so fond of on the M8.
FitBit is the first to take advantage of these capabilities by adding ... Read More »
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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 »
For many smartphone enthusiasts, stock software is never good enough. Luckily for us, Android is all about choice and freedom. And while manufacturers often don’t follow that philosophy, sometimes we can get our way with a bit of hard work. Manufacturers haven’t been very kind to the developer community as of late, but the developers ... 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 »
We all love Android because of its power and flexibility. Unfortunately, the flexibility aspect of Google’s mobile operating system has been contorted and misused, giving phone and tablet owners a user experience that’s bloated and unintuitive.
If we turn the clock back a few years to when Android was still learning to crawl, HTC introduced ... Read More »
Now that the new HTC One has been released, it’s only a matter of time until HTC replaces the previous One mini with a new model that will adopt the M8′s looks. According to new info, that time isn’t far off. The next HTC One mini will be released in the UK in May.
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We know you are eager to hear our thoughts on the HTC One (M8). We could rush things and deliver an “in-depth” review in less than a week, but you deserve better than that. Rather than writing a few thousand words and throwing them up as a single post, we thought we’d treat you ... 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 »