One of the most-used applications on any smartphone isn't where it used to be. But, yes, the flashlight lives.
If you've noticed something missing from the app drawer on the new HTC One M9 thus far, you're not alone. And it's one of those apps that you might well not see is missing until you absolutely need it. So where's the M9 flashlight?
New to smartphones? Just want a sneak peek at what to expect? Here's how to set up your new HTC One M9.
If you're a smartphone veteran, setting up a new phone is like putting on pair of shoes. Or socks. Or anything you do over and over. But if you're new to smartphones, or new to HTC smartphones, or just want a detailed look at what you'll be agreeing to when you turn on the HTC One M9 for the first time, this post is for you.
Here's a quick walkthrough of the basic setup process for the M9. It'll vary a little as carrier get their hands on things, but this will give you the broad strokes.
HTC BoomSound is more than just a switch — it's worth getting to grips with the various sound modes on the HTC One M9.
BoomSound, HTC's audio enhancement setup, is no longer the straight on-off toggle. On the HTC One M9, BoomSound comes enhanced with Dolby Audio processing tricks, and with it a handful of different sound modes to get to grips with, whether you're listening using headphones or the device's thunderous front-facing speakers.
The Moto X may be mostly stock, but don't you dare think that it isn't a phone that's hiding a little something up its sleeve.
Since Motorola has adopted to integrate Google apps into its mobile solutions instead of competing with them like some other manufacturers we know, that frees up their design and software teams to focus instead on neat little tricks and perks that can help make your phone, your experience, and possibly your day even better. And even though the Moto X has been around a while now, we're still finding new perks and quirks to it everyday.
There's still plenty of time to get your video submitted to win an ASUS ZenFone 2!
A quick reminder, folks, that we've got a ZenFone 2 to give away, and for you to get an early look at right alongside us. And actually, we have 30 of them to give away. And while 15 are already claimed, we've got 15 more that are still up for grabs.
That's right. A total of 30 free phones. And not just any phone. The ZenFone 2.
If you haven't entered to win yet, there's still time. And it's still easy. Here's what you need to do.
Samsung outdid itself with the hardware and camera on the Galaxy S6, but there are a few compromises in other areas.
The quick take
The Galaxy S6 finally offers the hardware that we've long desired, and it's included a wonderful camera. But not everything is perfect — the software experience and battery life just aren't up to speed.
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