Whether you're new to smartphones or are an Android veteran, there's always something new you can learn about your smartphone — and that rings true for the HTC One M8. If you're looking for help or hints for using your new HTC One M8, you've come to the right place.
25 March 2014 340By Phil Nickinson
The HTC One has done what few phones have done before. A year after its release, it still holds up. That’s not always the case with a smartphone, and HTC’s had its share of phones that disappointed in the long-term. The HTC One, however? Still a good buy.
But time is ticking for that original HTC One, also known by its codename, M7. Today, it’s been replaced by a new HTC One. A sleeker, more powerful, slightly larger HTC One. The M8.
And what’s more — it’s available for purchase today.
The original HTC One was the company’s first major push into an all- (OK, mostly) metal construction, milling out a single block of aluminum for what was a pretty striking phone. But the new HTC One? Downright futuristic. More metal. A more impressive design. A bigger display. And the best software HTC’s ever put together, with HTC Sense 6 and its wealth of features running atop Android 4.4.2 KitKat.
The new HTC One is, quite simply, the best smartphone HTC has ever made.
But it’s not without a few quirks. Join us as we walk you through the new HTC One, as only Android Central can do.
31 March 2014 87By Phil NickinsonFacts is facts: The HTC One M8 camera remains a controversial subject, with its 4-megapixel "Ultrapixel" camera. It's a different sort of shooter, aiming to let in more light and adding some interesting post-processing features, at the expense of total resolution. So how's it stand up to other current top-ranked smartphone cameras? Our sister site iMore put the M8 up against the iPhone 5s to do exactly that. As for the results? Well. ... [iMore]
25 March 2014 105By Phil NickinsonHTC's got a pretty intriguing phone in the new HTC One M8 — be sure to read our review — and it's got a pretty intriguing case to go along with it. The Dot View case does a few things at once. First and foremost, it protects your phone in that folio style that everyone seems to be doing these days. And it does so while still allowing information to come through, and while allowing you to interact with your phone, but in a much different way.
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HTC was one of the first Android manufacturers to allow for app shortcuts in its lock screen, giving quick access to some of your most frequently used applications without actually having to unlock the phone first...
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