Review : BoomSound on HTC One (M8)

The HTC One (M8) audio quality is by far the best I have ever seen a mobile device produce so far – and that’s including tablets. Even its impressive predecessor pales in comparison with the latest HTC flagship, which is not only the loudest around, but also delivers perfectly clean output. The positioning of the speakers on the front of the phone is a critical characteristic of the phone’s sound. Slapped right on the front, it allows audio to be fired towards you when you’re holding the phone. BoomSound features at a glance:1. The HTC One (M8) features a new multi-band amplifier that ratchets up the volume and sound quality, and boosts bass while keeping the mid/high frequencies clear. 2. A new software balancing system optimizes bass and treble levels to ensure clear vocal and sound details. 3. Redesigned speaker chambers result in sound that is 25 percent louder than […]

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REVIEW : HTC One (M8) : One of a kind..!

WWhen I hear the word HTC, the things that come to my mind are jaw-dropping design, premium class and quietly brilliant. Four years ago, HTC was at the top of its game. It had successfully transitioned from a white label smartphone pioneer to a well-known brand. From the heights of the HTC Desire, the world’s first true iPhone competitor, it had fallen dramatically, and sales were in the gutter. The brand needed a reboot, and the HTC One was just that. It wasn’t a commercial success in the same vein as the iPhone 5S or the Samsung Galaxy S4, but it was critically superior. The Taiwanese manufacturer’s confidence may’ve been shaken due to the underwhelming sales of the original One but the new one cannot afford to show it. So it’s all the more impressive that HTC, from making the best phone of 2013 has managed to make the HTC […]

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HOW TO : Motion Gestures on HTC One M8

IntroductionA useful new HTC Sense 6 feature on the HTC One M8 is the ability to unlock the device via a swiping gesture while its display is turned off – that’s the new Motion Launch feature. Motion LaunchSwiping up in portrait mode unlocks the device. Swiping down activates a voice calling feature, while swiping left and right takes you to the homescreen and BlinkFeed respectively. Double Tap to wakeFurthermore, the display of the HTC One (M8) can wake up with a double tap. The gesture takes you to the lockscreen. A second double tap on the lockscreen would turn the screen back off.Double tapping on the homescreen however doesn’t lock back the smartphone. The double tap functionality is only available on the lockscreen to allow users to quickly look up time and notifications. Camera LaunchThe Camera can be launched by pressing the Volume Rocker after picking up the phone horizontally. […]

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