by Taylor Martin | July 24, 2014 6:58 PM
When I first tried the One M8, I was pleasantly surprised. For the first time ever, I actually liked Sense. I've used Sense UI from its very first release on the CDMA HTC Hero in 2009 and every following iteration on HTC hardware since. Each time, the custom UI felt overbearing – it used too many resources, the animations were excessive, and most of the changes introduced were changes for the sake of change. Sure, some versions of Sense looked nice, but the bugs, slow updates, and inconsistencies weren't worth the trouble. Sense 6 was somehow different. Last year, HTC lightened the load ...
by Anton D. Nagy | August 2, 2013 3:58 AM
HTC and Samsung are directly competing in the high-end/flagship segment with the One and the Galaxy S 4. However, the battle is ongoing in the mid-range sector too, with the HTC One Mini, which we're currently reviewing, and the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini. As we like to put it, the HTC One Mini is for the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini what the HTC One is for the Samsung Galaxy S 4: fierce competition. But there's more to the raison d'être of the One Mini than to simply compete with the S4 Mini. It is there to address a specific segment of the market; it is a niche product. It is for all those who ...
by Taylor Martin | July 5, 2013 5:17 PM
We showed you how to install the Google Play edition software on your HTC One, and we gave you five great reasons why you should at least try it. But we understand that stock Android isn't for everyone. And in regards to the HTC One, it comes with a handful of sacrifices, such as infrared support, much-needed camera optimization, and all the different software that made the HTC One such a great device. Fortunately, going back to stock is just as simple as flashing the Google Play edition ROM. And if you took our advice and flashed a backup of your Sense ROM, it's even more simple. Watch ...
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