The HTC One M8 Google Play Edition will fulfill the dreams of Android fanatics seeking to pair top-notch hardware with a Nexus-style KitKat experience, so long as they’re willing to pay a premium.
With its low-resolution screen and dual-core processor, the HTC Desire 300 isn't going to impress hardened tech nerds. The promised low price, however, means it could be a good option for those of you on a budget.
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The pricey HTC One Google Play Edition's unique blend of premium design, components, and pure Jelly Bean software will only tempt true Android fanatics.
Prodded by "concerns about overbroad government surveillance," Google beat an end-of-year deadline to retire Web certificates with less secure 1,024-bit encryption keys.
The Google-backed mobile and cloud startup puts Scott Croyle in charge of design and product, and adds him to its board.
Rumors point to HTC and Google working together on the Nexus 8. Design will be the focus for Google I/O and HTC wants to own the selfie market.
The device maker provides few details on the event, but it may announce the anticipated Nexus 8 tablet or its own smartwatch.
The sadists at SquareTrade put the latest and greatest through the paces. Samsung's Galaxy S5 seemed to prove again that plastic is nothing to be ashamed of.
In addition to the rumored Nexus 8, HTC could be prepping two other Android tablets.
It won't be for everyone--the call quality and reception vary if you don't use a case--but the handset's striking design, loaded feature set, and generally agreeable performance make it the best iPhone yet.