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HTC EVO 3D Review

HTC EVO 3D Review

The HTC EVO and its chanting followers is something we rarely see in the smartphone industry, back when it launched it had a very quick rise to fame. I mean it had that huge 4.3" screen that made all the other phones around look tiny, it had 4G and it was fast. I can see why everyone fell in love with the original EVO and why its still selling like hot cakes, it is a sweet phone. Will the new HTC EVO 3D live up to the same fame -- can it be everything and more? Read on to find out.

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HTC EVO 3D hands-on and unboxing

HTC EVO 3D hands-on and unboxing

It looks like today at SlashGear we have the big brother to the most popular HTC phones to date, that being the EVO series. We have the HTC EVO 3D for you and I've just finished unboxing this beast in all its glory. This device features most of those exciting new features of the HTC Sensation as well as many more exclusive to the EVO 3D. Back at CTIA we got our first look at the EVO 3D you can see that here, but today we got to enjoy it a bit longer.

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HTC: We’ll drop apps to make Desire Gingerbread fit

HTC: We’ll drop apps to make Desire Gingerbread fit

HTC has confirmed that it will be dropping apps from the HTC Desire's Android 2.3 Gingerbread build, so as to fit the upgraded OS into the ROM the smartphone has available. The company frustrated and then bemused Desire owners earlier this week by first announcing that the Gingerbread update had been cancelled and then, in the face of significant backlash, reinstated again. However, it seems there are are compromises to be made if you want the latest software.

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RIM using HTC Sense designers YOU i Labs?

RIM using HTC Sense designers YOU i Labs?

RIM is apparently readying a collaboration with UI and user-experience specialists YOU i Labs, the same company that HTC originally worked with on HTC Sense. According to GigaOM's sources, while an acquisition of YOU i Labs was first predicted, in fact the two companies are simply working in partnership; the Canadian interface developers already collaborates with Teknision, the company responsible for the BlackBerry PlayBook's UI.

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HTC Salsa Review

HTC Salsa Review

The first of HTC's so-called Facebook phones, the HTC Salsa, arrived with plenty of fanfare at MWC 2011 back in February - the looming head of Mark Zuckerberg on the big screen, issuing a blanket blessing to all phones that prioritized Facebook integration - then left us scratching our collective heads as to whether we truly loved the social network quite enough to warrant a dedicated button for it. Now the lilac lifestyle phone is in our hands, encouraging us to detail the minutiae of our lives with everyone willing to read it. Check out as we over-share on the Salsa after the cut, in the full SlashGear review.

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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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