The HTC One (M8) Ace we’ve been seeing around has been officially unveiled, and is known as the One E8 in China. using plastic rather than the metal unibody construction, HTC aims to offer a more budget-friendly flagship to the Chinese market. In doing so, they may have undercut the competition, giving the emerging Chinese market one important feature others aren’t.
If you’re not a fan of the T-Mobile/Sprint merger, this news may not make you happy. Reuters is reporting that T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom has agreed to terms with Sprint parent company Softbank to sell T-Mobile. This would move Sprint and T-Mobile closer together, likely merging the two US carriers.
If you’re looking for a screen protector for your Galaxy S5, there are a lot of options out there. While most will do an adequate job, there are those which offer a touch better protection than others. In addition to being one of the better screen protectors we’ve tested, the ALIN kit from TYLT has a really interesting way of applying their product.
Apple’s Beats deal has been confirmed, with the Cupertino firm snapping up the flashy headset maker for $3 billion. In the deal, Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine will get seats on the Apple board, and Beats CEO Ian Rogers will report to Apple’s Eddy Cue. The deal will keep Beats operating separately from Apple, which could be big for Android users.
Now that we’re stateside, it’s time to benchmark the LG G3. The device may be an international version, but it does work with AT&T’s global GSM bands. Here in Charlotte, NC, we ran the device through a quick AnTuTu test while on LTE to see how it stood up to the rest of the field.
LG’s new G3 flagship has some great features, and their camera has drawn our interest. The laser focussing aims to make quick snaps a breeze, and the 13MP shooter is one we’ve liked since their G2 last year. LG also thinks they can improve selfies with a new lighting scheme. We’ve ran it through some quick testing to give you a good idea of just how it’s working out.
LG’s latest flagship, the G3, is ready for prying eyes and fumbling thumbs. SlashGear has gone hands-on with the device in London, and offers up a glimpse at just what makes the device so good. A big, beautiful screen and impressive camera are just a few of the options we’ve seen today, while the Snapdragon 801 and 3GB RAM keeps things humming along.
The LG G3 is out, and it’s a hardware fans dream come true. Metal, lasers, and a stunning screen make for a well-rounded flagship from LG. Though the spec sheet for flagships is starting to level out a touch, LG’s offering is nothing to scoff at. A top-end Snapdragon SoC and standard memory options, along with an extended RAM option, will keep your device humming along.
TYLT, maker of popular, stylish battery packs is at it again. This time, they’re bringing a charger that can be used for everyday purposes. As a combo wall charger/battery pack, the new TYLT Energy 2K might not be one you’ll want to skip over.
Having been in use on iOS and OS X for quite some time, 1Password 4 is coming to Android. Involved in a beta program since late last year, the team at Agile Bits are preparing to let the app loose. In true Android fashion, they’re also making it ‘freemium’, so you can give it a shot before making a full investment.