If there was ever a good time to buy a new HTC One M9 or M8, it would be now. HTC is now allowing users to simply get their One M9 - or M8 - phone replaced in case of accidental breakage or water damage, during the first year of the purchase. Head over the jump for more on this exciting offer from the Taiwanese giant.
The HTC One M8 Google Play Edition has been removed from the Play Store, leaving no non-Nexus handsets for the more discerning Android user to buy.
Apple's iPhone 6 may have enjoyed a blistering start during its first few weeks on sale, but it still faces stiff competition from other high-end handsets available across the industry, and if you're still on the fence with regards to which device best suits you, then you've probably been reading a lot of specs sheets. But while a big, beefy processor should keep things running smoothly and with great fluidity, the real-world speed can only be determined by using a device to perform a multitude of day-to-day tasks, and in the most comprehensive speed comparison to date, we get to see how the iPhone 6 stands up against both the HTC One M8 and Samsung's flagship Galaxy S5.
It appears that the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is all the rage these days, with not only the rest of the world taking part in their own willful dunking, but big names in the tech industry in particular. Our interest, being a tech news outlet, of course, extends more to the latter, and we always have a keen eye out for more and more top tier people taking the challenge. The latest participant, although most definitely top tier, is not a person - it’s Samsung’s Galaxy S5 flagship smartphone.
The higher echelons of the Android market were once completely dominated by Samsung, and after several marked failures, Taiwanese outfit HTC stopped being 'quietly' brilliant and actually delivered a device worthy of some fanfare. The HTC One M7 last year has since been followed up with the One M8, and with a slick design and great features, is a worthy competitor to the Samsung Galaxy S5. With Android fans having been catered to, HTC has decided to broaden its horizons, releasing a Windows Phone 8.1 edition exclusively to Verizon. Specs, pricing, and other such details can be seen below.
Android 4.4 harbors a neat little feature within its make-up that allows you to speed your device up in just a couple of small steps. It works for the Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 and the brand new LG G3, as well as the Galaxy Note 3, Nexus 5 and essentially any other handset or tablet running on the latest major release of Google's software. Below, we've got the step-by-step tutorial, so be sure to join us right after the fold for the low-down.
Want to download and install the latest Android 4.4.3 on your GPE Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One M8 and HTC One M7? We have got direct download links for you right here.
HTC has today confirmed what the Internet already knew, that the HTC One M8 will shortly be released in red. Unofficial pictures and leaks of the speculated device have been doing the rounds on the Internet for the last few days, but until now there had been no official word from the parent company of the flagship Android smartphone. It's currently unknown if HTC have reacted to the Internet chatter and announced the device early, or if this announcement was part of its roadmap, but the confirmation has come in the form of a 3D rendering that we can interact with and praise in all its glory.
You would think that Apple's iPhone 6 was releasing imminently given the immense amount of coverage that Apple's forthcoming smartphone has commanded during the past couple of months. But as many analysts and commentators have already noted, it is the fact that it may finally compete with rivaling devices for sheer size that the world cannot get enough of the next big thing out of Cupertino. For a little more perspective on the iPhone 6 - as if ever it were needed - below you can check out a comparison of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 versus HTC's just-released One M8 handset.