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T-Mobile Sensation 4G Review

T-Mobile Sensation 4G Review

The approach of the T-Mobile Sensation 4G may have been keeping Android fans awake at night, but I wasn't one of them. I have to admit, I haven't been feeling HTC's recent handsets. Sure, they're well made and reliable, but it also felt like the company had taken a cookie-cutter approach, churning out little-changed me-too phones across the carriers. HTC's - since moderated - attitude towards bootloader locking didn't help. More importantly, I've been using an imported Samsung Galaxy S II and fell in love with the smoking fast dual-core, slim and light build, brilliant Super AMOLED Plus display and excellent camera. For me, the GSII was the phone to have right now; could the Sensation 4G convince me otherwise?

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HTCdev coming Summer 2011 with OpenSense API

HTCdev coming Summer 2011 with OpenSense API

Peter Chou already unveiled HTCdev and the OpenSense SDK during his Uplinq 2011 appearance yesterday, but the company has now fleshed out the details of the developer-friendly proposal. Set to launch properly this coming summer, HTCdev will offer developers guidance and tools to create apps for, and modify, HTC smartphones. Meanwhile, the new SDK will allow for integration with some of HTC's custom tweaks to its range.

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HTC Sensation Review

HTC Sensation Review

Once, Android's primary challenge was the iPhone: proving that Google's open-source platform - and the devices that ran it - were good enough to share retail space with Apple's groundbreaking smartphone. Now, with dominant market-share and increasingly polished handsets, the battle is between 'droids. Into the fray drops the HTC Sensation, the company's new dual-core flagship. It's certainly the best-spec'd HTC to date, but is it enough to beat Samsung's all-conquering Galaxy S II? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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HTC Sensation unboxing & first-impressions [Video]

HTC Sensation unboxing & first-impressions [Video]

We had high expectations for HTC's first dual-core smartphone, and the company delivered with the HTC Sensation. A mixture of evolution and revolution, the family resemblance is clear: a 4.3-inch display like the Desire HD, only now running at qHD 960 x 540 resolution; a Snapdragon processor like the Desire S, only now Qualcomm's new 1.2GHz dual-core MSM8260 processor; and HTC Sense, only v3.0 with a new intelligent lock-screen and HTC Watch for video rentals and downloads. All in all, the HTC Sensation is shaping up to be one of the smartphones to beat in 2011; check out our full unboxing and first-impressions after the cut.

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HTC Flyer Review

HTC Flyer Review

It's been a long time since we've seen an HTC tablet: the HTC Shift, in fact, all the way back in 2008. Even then the company didn't play by the normal rules, pairing Windows Vista and Windows Mobile on a single device. Now, it's the turn of the HTC Flyer to shake things up once more, and the talking point today is whether a slate with a stylus can compete when fingers are in fashion. 7-inch star or 'droid dud? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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HTC Sensation 4G: An Intimate Look [VIDEO]

HTC Sensation 4G: An Intimate Look [VIDEO]

HTC's Sensation 4G will be its first dual-core smartphone and one of its first to feature their slick new HTC Sense 3.0 interface. We caught a quick glimpse of the interface with their "First Look" video and we even captured plenty of hands-on footage with the device. But to further satiate our appetites, HTC has unleashed an almost 6-minute long video to give you a truly intimate tour of the device.

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HTC Flyer Unboxing & First Impressions [Video]

HTC Flyer Unboxing & First Impressions [Video]

Android tablets aren't exactly in short supply these days. As well as the current big-name Honeycomb slates, like the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, Motorola XOOM and ASUS Eee Pad Transformer there's no shortage of low-cost alternatives and no-brand upstarts. Into the fray wades the HTC Flyer, fresh to store shelves today and managing to differentiate itself by virtue of its Sense interface, 7-inch form-factor and - perhaps most importantly - digital stylus.

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HTC offered Sense-free Honeycomb Flyer for Google I/O giveaway?

HTC offered Sense-free Honeycomb Flyer for Google I/O giveaway?

Samsung's 5,000 strong Galaxy Tab 10.1 Limited Edition giveaway at Google I/O this week won them a few fans, but behind the scenes it seems there was plenty of controversy over who would get to give out freebies to the attending developers. Inside word among developers, Android coder Al Sutton tells us, is that HTC wanted to give every attendee an HTC Flyer as well as an unspecified smartphone from its range; however, Google decided to go with Samsung instead.

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HTC Wildfire S Review

HTC Wildfire S Review

Expectations around the HTC Wildfire S are, a little surprisingly, high. The third of HTC's new Android devices from MWC 2011 in February, the entry-level smartphone replaces the Wildfire, a device which managed to carve itself quite the niche among pre-pay users and the budget or bulk conscious. Now the S-variant comes to further refine the lineage: we're a long way from the Tattoo, but has HTC done enough to keep the Wildfire S relevant today? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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