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HTC One (M8) vs. One (2013): Worth an upgrade?

With the HTC One (M8), we got an updated version of a device that captured our minds in 2013. Though it failed to recreate the magic of the first One, the newest flagship from HTC brings in some unique changes, making us consider just whether or not it’s worth an upgrade. Though the newest is exclusive to Verizon right now, both Ones are still on offer. We’re likely to see both available with carriers for some time, so what should you do when faced with the choice? We go hands-on with both.

Amazon Fire TV: a few thoughts on the competition

Amazon announced the Fire TV earlier this morning. Initially this seems to be just another set-top box to attach to your television and stream the likes of Netflix and Hulu Plus. Of course, Fire TV also has support for Amazon Instant Video (amongst other services). Some may prefer the Chromecast or Roku Streaming Stick given the dongle form factor, but with the feature set and price tag of the Amazon Fire TV -- it seems this one may be worth considering.

Apple v Samsung: an “attack on Android”

Opening statements are underway in a San Jose court room, this time in the latest Samsung vs. Apple spat. In laying the groundwork for their defense, Samsung made some bold statements today, even going so far as to say the lawsuit is an “attack on Android”.

Polaroid XS100i Action Cam review

When it comes to “action cams”, the choices can be expensive. A basic GoPro setup can run upwards of $500, and while some lesser-known offerings may cost a lot less, they tend to offer mixed results. The Polaroid XS100i is an action camera that may not offer all that a GoPro would, but in many ways we found it to be a really good choice for those looking for good performance without wanting to drop a lot of cash.

Pebble: five apps worth checking out

Pebble 2.0 arrived for Android earlier in the month. Of course, that meant not only an updated Android app for the Pebble, but access to the Pebble appstore. We suspect most Pebble users have already picked their favorite apps, and such is the case with us. Here we are sharing our top five favorite Pebble apps, and also looking for some suggestions for new apps.

Google’s got jokes: their best April Fools day posts

You know what’s fun about Google? April Fool’s day. They like a good joke, and on days like today, create their own in celebration. The best part is, theirs are obvious, and usually really funny. We’ve gone ahead and rounded up Google’s better attempts at humor today, just for you, our adoring readers.

Lenovo A-Series tablet lineup expands

Lenovo has officially unveiled the latest in the A-Series tablet lineup. In this case that means a handful of models including the A7-30, A7-50, A8 and the A10. As suggested by the model numbers, these tablets will all vary in display size. Lenovo also appears to be pushing these for different purposes.