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Experimental ART runtime available on new HTC One

Attention smartphone nerds — the new HTC One (M8) includes the option to use the experimental, pre-release ART runtime should you desire to make that switch. Android 4.4 introduced the new ART runtime — an alternative to the standard Dalvik runtime intended to let developers and OEMs get to grips...
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In pictures: The HTC One (M8) in silver and gold

Amber gold and glacial silver versions of HTC's new flagship The new HTC One (M8) is official, and HTC's "hero" color for the device is the shiny gunmetal grey, with its unique brushed texture. But what about the lesser-spotted amber gold and glacial silver versions? Well, they sport a more...
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One versus One: Comparing HTC's all-new flagship to its predecessor

How does the new HTC One (M8) compare to last year's model, the M7? With today's launch of the new HTC One, the "M8," we're sure plenty of owners of last year's HTC One will be wondering how the new handset stacks up. Sure, 2014's HTC One boasts beefier internals, a larger screen, and an...
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HTC One (M8) available in the U.S., Canada, and U.K. from today

1.p.m ET: retail launch on Verizon, online launch on AT&T, Sprint; available in the U.K. from 4 p.m. GMT The all-new HTC One (M8) has been officially announced, and we're now able to bring you details of retail and online availability for the device in the U.S., Canada, and U.K. As...
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HTC One (M8) specs

Full hardware specs for HTC's 2014 flagship Today is launch day for the new HTC One (M8), and the device is being officially announced at events in New York City and London. We'll have much more HTC One coverage for you later today, so stay tuned. But in the meantime feel free take a look...
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New HTC One (M8) is official — metal unibody design, Sense 6.0, Duo Camera and Snapdragon 801

HTC's 2014 flagship steps up design, screen size, camera capabilities and software features HTC has today unveiled its new flagship smartphone for 2014, the new HTC One — previously known by the codename "M8". As we've been seeing in leaked images for the past several weeks, the new HTC One...
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HTC app listing outs Google Play edition HTC One (M8)

Official app description reveals stock Android version of unannounced flagship With many HTC Sense 6 apps now appearing on Google Play, further details of the HTC One (M8) features are starting to leak out through HTC's own app listings. Not least of which is the news of a Google Play edition M8...
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HTC Sense 6 apps hit Google Play ahead of new HTC One launch

BlinkFeed, HTC Service Pack and SenseTV listed on Google Play, complete with screenshots We're just hours away from the expected arrival of the new HTC One (M8), and we're starting to see signs of the final preparations being made for the phone's launch. HTC has this morning released three new...
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Verizon HTC One (M8) promo box tells us to 'hit refresh' at 1pm ET on launch day

Teasers suggest quick Verizon launch for HTC's upcoming flagship As we prepare for the arrival of the new HTC One (M8) next Tuesday, there's evidence that the UK might not be the only country getting a quick M8 retail launch. Over in the U.S., at least one Verizon store has received promotional...
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AT&T teases 'amazing new HTC device,' offers the chance to win one

Carrier giving away five HTC One (M8) devices over next five days Psst — AT&T has a secret to share, according to a promotional page doing the rounds on Twitter. The carrier's "Share the Secret" page brings news of an "amazing new HTC device" coming soon, and it isn't leaving much to the...
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HTC posts countdown to March 25, will live stream event

'The Best is About to Get Better' in just under 5 days from now HTC has pretty consistently kept the hype machine rolling for the announcement of the latest in its HTC One lineup, and now we know precisely when and where we'll be able to watch the event go down live. A new page simply titled "...
HTC One Kit Kat update

European HTC One getting second KitKat update with Wifi fix

HTC has begun rolling out a second Android 4.4.2-based over-the-air update for the 2013 HTC One (M7) to some European customers. Today's 205MB update to version 4.19.401.11 follows the withdrawal of the earlier KitKat update due to "difficulties" experienced by some users. Today's OTA changelog...
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HTC Sense 6.0 demoed on leaked video, shows motion gesture controls

New user interface, double-tap to wake and more The HTC leaks continue, with this video showing what appears to be Sense 6 running on a current HTC One. While it's alleged it's the same software we'll see on the new HTC One (M8), it does at least explain – so far – the presence of Beats in the...
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HTC One (M8) now being advertised on the British high street

Pre-launch activity starting to reach silly proportions with pixelated showing at major retailer Leaks, leaks, more leaks and even stuff HTC has told us first hand. The story of the HTC One (M8) so far and it doesn't even see an official launch until March 25. The latest sees a major British...
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HTC, Huawei and ZTE found not infringing on FlashPoint camera patents

Several devices dodge US bans, none of the 3 patents found to be applicable The International Trade Commission found today that HTC, ZTE and Huawei did not violate camera patents held by FlashPoint, a spinoff company of Apple. The complaint was based on four different patents (later three after...
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The new HTC One: What we're expecting

Pre-release leaks have given us a pretty good look at HTC's next big thing We're just a couple of weeks out from the announcement of HTC's 2014 flagship smartphone, the "all new" HTC One — also known by the codename "M8." And thanks to a steady trickle of pre-release leaks, we've already been...
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HTC drops unlocked One price to $499, but you should probably hold off on buying

With the March 25th date on the horizon, it makes sense that 2013's flagship receives a price drop HTC has shaved the price of the unlocked One by $100 down to $499, and it doesn't take much thought to wonder why it'd do such a thing. With an extremely-teased date of March 25th looming, it makes...
HTC M8 on Verizon

New HTC One packaging, specs revealed as Verizon model apparently sold on eBay

Buyer seemingly nabs 32GB M8 for $499.99, specs on box confirm earlier rumors Just a day after a purported set of new HTC One (M8) specs emerged online, we have further evidence of the phone's high-end internals, along with a cheeky look at its retail packaging. The device pictured above —...
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More new HTC One features and specs leak out

Snapdragon 801, 2600mAh battery, touch-to-wake functionality and more revealed in leaked sales guide We're two weeks out from the launch of the new HTC One — also known by its codename "M8" — but pace of online leaks shows no sign of slowing. Today GSMArena says it's gotten hold of a sales guide...
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HTC Americas president spends 4 minutes talking leaks, the future, and smartphone of the year

Comparing HTC to the competition is like 'comparing a Rolex to a Timex' HTC Americas president Jason Mackenzie spent 4 minutes talking on CNBC's Fast Money this afternoon. While he didn't have much to say about the leaks or any legal action against for the leakers — "We never comment on rumors...

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