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HTC One M8s headed to Europe with 64-bit processor and familiar design

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HTC One M8s

A new version of the HTC One M8 will soon arrive in Europe, powered by a 64-bit processor.

With the HTC One M9 now available in Europe, HTC has taken the wraps off a refreshed version of its predecessor for European markets. The new HTC One M8s brings a familiar curved metal design to the table, along with trademark HTC features like the Duo camera and BoomSound front speakers, only now powered by a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor.

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1 hour ago

64GB variant of HTC One M9 goes up for sale in Taiwan

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However, it looks like the higher storage model is exclusive to the country and may not see a wider release.

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6 hours ago

Android 5.1 starts rolling out to Moto G Google Play edition

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It looks like Moto G Google Play edition owners are in for a sweet treat tonight, as Android 5.1 has started rolling out to the device via an over-the-air update.

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6 hours ago

The EU is reportedly gearing up to bring antitrust charges against Google

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The European Commission is laying the groundwork to file antitrust charges against Google, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal.

Citing unnamed sources, the report indicates that the European Commission is just weeks away from filing charges against the tech giant.

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7 hours ago

Google's ARC Welder app helps Android developers bring their apps to Chrome

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Google released a new tool called ARC Welder today to help developers bring their Android apps over to Chrome OS and the Chrome browser.

With the ARC Welder Chrome App, developers can easily run their app's APK file in Chrome OS and the Chrome browser to test compatibility and make tweaks before bringing it to the Chrome Web Store.

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7 hours ago

Weekly Photo Contest: Fruit

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Fruits are an important part of any healthy eating habit, but whether you're choosing to consume them at the recommended rate or not they certainly are worthy of photographing as well. When you think of fruit pictures you'll always see bright colors, interesting shapes and some odd combinations as well — we want to see what fruit pictures you can come up with this week.

As is often the case we're picking out two winners from this contest to win a prize, and each winner will receive an Aduro U-Grip+ Universal Car Mount!

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10 hours ago

Top 8 tips to make you an Android photography expert

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Android photography

You can make a smartphone camera of any quality better just by knowing a few tips to make the most of it.

While the average smartphone camera is increasing in quality — both in terms of hardware and software — at a rapid rate, some of the biggest strides in improving your photos can be accomplished regardless of the camera you use. Smarpthones have turned everyone into photographers, but that doesn't mean we always follow some photography basics that can really kick up our photos to the next level. If you're ready to move from beginner to expert with your smartphone pictures, read along for a few tips.

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10 hours ago

Announcing the 'Weekly Photo Contest: Metals' winners!

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Another successful weekly photo contest has come to a close, and after going through three full pages of wonderful entries in the forums this week we've narrowed it down. We won't be handing out any heavy metals as prizes, but two winners this week will get a Moto E — read along and see who won.

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11 hours ago

A quick look at wireless charging tech for the car

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If there's one place wireless charging is undeniably useful, it's in the car.

While we've been given a reason to think otherwise with the microUSB requirement in Android Auto and the existence of Quick Charge 2.0 accessories for the car, the ability to pop your phone into a car dock and know that it is already charging your phone is a huge deal for folks that spend a lot of time in the car. No need to mess around with cables, just a decent place to hold your phone while on the road. If wireless charging is the way your want your tech to be powered in the car, there's a couple of unique options for you to consider that are all more than capable of getting the job done, and we've spent a little time with all of them.

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12 hours ago

5 things new Moto X (2014) owners need to know

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The Moto X has been out for a while, but it's never too late to get acquainted with its main features.

Like the original Moto X, the Moto X (2014) has been a favorite among Android Central readers and editors, some of whom use the Moto X as a daily driver. Thanks to the Pure Edition, it's been one of the more quickly updated devices in the U.S. — and it's a phone that does a whole lot right, despite foibles in other areas. If you're just getting into the Moto X owner's club, here's what you've been missing.

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12 hours ago

Seidio's SURFACE Case gets a redesign for the HTC One M9

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Popular for its super-slim design and ability to handle drops like a pro, Seidio's SURFACE Case gains an extra layer for its HTC One M9 model.

Seidio's been a major part of the mobile accessory world for a long time, and we've always used a variety of their cases like the DILEX Pro, that sports two layers with a strong exoskeleton, the CONVERT Combo, that's similar to the OtterBox Defender, and of course the slimmest of the bunch — the SURFACE Case.

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12 hours ago

The Best T-Mobile Prepaid Phones of 2015

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We’re going to make your hunt for a prepaid phone on T-Mobile a whole lot easier.

T-Mobile’s prepaid service has made a comeback, and combined with some of their high-value plans, there are some fantastic options for those on a budget.

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13 hours ago

Acer announces the first all-in-one touchscreen Chromebase

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Acer is going where no other has gone before by adding a touchscreen to their upcoming all-in-one Chromebase.

Acer's newest addition to the Chrome OS family will be an all-in-one Chromebase that brings a touchscreen to the device for the first time ever. Chromebase is an all-in-one desktop that runs Chrome OS and puts all the required computer components in the monitor.

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13 hours ago

HBO to be added to Sling TV's lineup in time for new season of Game of Thrones

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Dish will add HBO to its Sling TV Internet-based television service, sometime before the new season of HBO's hit show Game of Thrones begins April 12.

Sling TV first launched in early February with a selection of cable TV channels for as low as $20 a month, with more channels available for extra fees.

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13 hours ago

Accessibility options on the HTC One M9

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Just as every smartphone is different, so, too, are the people who use them. And accessibility options can make things much more usable for some.

An important but often overlooked feature on our smartphones has to do with accessibility. In fact, if you've never dived that deep into the settings on your phone, there's a chance you've never seen them before. But for a good many folks out there, accessibility features mean the difference between being able to use the phone and having an expensive toy that simply won't work them whatever reason.

We're continuing to take a look at the accessibility features in some of Android's biggest smartphones. And here, now, are the accessibility options on the HTC One M9.

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