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HTC One Misses KitKat Android 4.4 Update Deadline, Which Just Isn't Good Enough

HTC is finding the KitKat update a little harder to prepare than it thought, with the company revealing it's going to miss its self-imposed 90-day deadline for bringing Google's latest code to its beloved HTC One flagship model. Read More >>

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HTC's Rumoured M8 2014 Obliterates the HTC One in Supposed Benchmarks

Benchmark tests of a phone that may be the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 powered HTC M8 have popped up online, suggesting, as you might expect, that it's a bit fast. The M8 beats the HTC One in all areas, particularly when it comes to 3D gaming performance. It ought to be another must-get phone from HTC. [AnTuTu via Techradar] Read More >>

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HTC One UK Android 4.4 and Sense 5.5 Update on the Way

Time waits for no handset, but at least HTC seems committed to keeping the impressive HTC One smartphone up to date. Read More >>

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Teen Girl Claims to Share Synaesthesia Feelings With Machinery

A 15-year-old US girl claims she has some sort of affinity with modern machinery, with a form of synaesthesia letting her feel technology in various ways as it operates around her. She might be a good one to ask if your broadband's going slowly for no apparent reason. Read More >>

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HTC's 2014 Flagship Phone May Arrive Running HTC Sense 6.0

Next year's flagship HTC smartphone model is currently in development under the code name M8 (the HTC One was the M7), and it may be the first phone to arrive running the all-new version 6.0 update of HTC's awesome Sense interface. Read More >>

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HTC One Google Edition Brings Stock Android to the Best Android Phone

On Stage at the D11 conference, Sundar Pichai confirmed rumours that an HTC One Google Edition running vanilla Android will be available in the US on June 26th for $600 (so probably about £500 over here). That means the best Android phone in the world will be available unlocked without the clunky HTC Sense skin. Heck yeah. Read More >>

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HTC Sense 5.0 Review: Better! But Also Worse

HTC's Sense UI has evolved over the years from a laggy train wreck in its early incarnations to something quite lean and serviceable in Sense 4.0. The newest version, Sense 5.0 — which will be launching on the HTC One — is yet another departure. But different isn't always better. Read More >>

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Leaked Screenshots Suggest HTC's Sense Skin Will Be Given a Simplified Overhaul

HTC's Sense skin for Android has long been a bloated skeuomorphic mess, with aluminium ring pulls, flip clocks and fancy weather animations. If these leaked screenshot are accurate, though, that all looks set to change — for the better. Read More >>

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HTC One SV is the Newest LTE Model for EE's 4G Network

HTC is bringing a second LTE model to the UK, with the newly announced HTC One SV joining the HTC One XL on the UK's first 4G network. Read More >>

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These Eye-Popping Rugs Are Actually Perfectly Flat

These rugs, which depict the five senses of touch, smell, sight, taste and hearing, seem to leap out as three-dimensional shapes as you look at them. Weirdly, though, they are in fact perfectly flat. Read More >>

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Every Major Android Skin Compared

Android 4.0 (a.k.a. Ice Cream Sandwich) is the prettiest, most intuitive version of Google's mobile OS yet, but hardware manufacturers still insist on dirtying it up. Android skins are inevitable, but who does it best? See for yourself. Read More >>

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This Robotic Finger Is More Sensitive Than Yours

Robots aren't known for their gentle touch and thoughtful caress, but that could all be about to change. A team of engineers has developed a robotic finger that's capable of detecting textures — and it's more sensitive than a human hand. Read More >>

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How To Use Android

Android is awesome and powerful, but it has, shall we say, a learning curve. That scares some people away. After all, iOS is so intuitive that babies can use it. Literally. But you're not a baby. Read More >>

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HTC Abandons Half-Broken HTC Sense Web Site

The HTC Sense web site has never really worked as advertised, with most users failing to sign in, not being able to use many of the promised features and generally getting frustrated with HTC's supposed phone management and tracking tool. Now HTC's given up on it as well. Read More >>

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