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    Even though HTC's BlinkFeed has gotten better over the last couple of years, it still isn't a service we'd call popular. For some it's a cool-looking feed that loses appeal after a few weeks of use, and for others it simply isn't useful enough to warrant attention. You'd think that HTC would be working hard on finding ways to make it more popular, but it seems the company is climbing the ladder up the wrong wall with today's announcement. HTC has just confirmed that it'll be starting a pilot program today, which pushes subtle ads on BlinkFeed in the US, UK, Germany, Taiwan, and China. ...

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    Love it or hate it, HTC's BlinkFeed is an integral part of the company's Sense UI. This section of social and news content is designed to add value to customers, by filtering information of pre-defined interest to the user, and in some cases curated content. Whether it is of added value is still a topic of polarized points of view, but rumors have it that it isn’t going to get better going forward. A leaked slide from a probable HTC internal presentation shows the company's plans for BlinkFeed in the near future. The company's first goal seems to be to generate additional revenue by ...

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    Two years ago, when HTC Sense 5 debuted for the first-gen One, the company introduced us to BlinkFeed, a convenient way to access news and social updates at a glance. In the time since, BlinkFeed has matured on its way to new devices, eventually emerging in the Play Store as stand-alone launcher. With the One M9 now out, it's time for the next chapter in the BlinkFeed story, as HTC combines BlinkFeed with a few of its other offerings and re-brands them under the HTC Sense Home banner. In addition to BlinkFeed, HTC Themes and the Sense Home widget make their way into Sense Home, and the ...

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    Last week we reported that HTC is planning on releasing BlinkFeed and Zoe to the Google Play Store -- and available for installation on non-HTC devices. Pause for a moment and let that sink it. It's a huge deal. Sure, they're just apps, so there's no reason that they couldn't be distributed through the Play Store, they simply haven't been in the past. There are many reasons why an OEM might choose to keep their apps exclusive to their devices. On the other side of that coin, there are many reasons why an OEM should publish their apps through the Play Store. To publish? Apps that are ...

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    HTC BlinkFeed. From vocal revulsion to grudging acceptance to quiet praise, the community’s feelings about HTC’s custom news and social stream have come quite a ways in the year since it was introduced. Now, after a full point upgrade and many enhancements, BlinkFeed on Sense 6 stands ready to help you waste some time – and we're here to show you how to help it help you. If you’re new to an HTC smartphone and apathetic to the tech scene, your first question will probably be: what is BlinkFeed? The easiest answer is that it's analogous the Facebook News Feed or the familiar ...

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    The new HTC One is here, and not just the phone's hardware itself, but also its new software. The One arrives running Sense 6.0, which will soon be going out to existing HTC models. In our review of the smartphone, we went into some depth looking at the full extent of the software HTC's bundled in, including things like the BlinkFeed content aggregator and Zoe for creating effortless highlight reels. While Sense is going to remain an HTC exclusive, that's not necessarily true for the rest of this software, and today we hear that HTC intends to make both BlinkFeed and Zoe available in the ...

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    BlinkFeed is HTC's way of gathering everything that's important to you on a single screen, in a tile-like representation of scrollable topics, which can include your social life as well as news. If you have an HTC One chances are you're already using BlinkFeed and if you're preparing to just now get your unit means that we're there right on time. We're happy to announce that Pocketnow is officially featured on HTC's BlinkFeed. In order to get our latest content, whether it is news, reviews, editorial, or one of our shows, go to BlinkFeed, drag down to access the configuration button, ...

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