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Android: A Potted History

We take a close look at Google’s mobile platform, how it works and what has made it the most popular smartphone OS in the world…

A Closer Look at the New HTC Sense Features

If the new HTC Desire HD and Desire Z shot straight to the top of your must-have gadget list, then you’ll want to know all about the latest version of HTC Sense which will be available on these two mobile phones first.  The popular user interface, as that’s what it is no matter what HTC say, is already excellent and easily the best of its kind, so how has it been improved this time? Here is a breakdown of all that is new: The biggest announcement was that of htcsense.com, a website specifically for Sense users where they’ll be able […]

HTC to Microsoft: Have Some Sense!

Cast your mind back to February and Mobile World Congress, the huge trade show where mobile phone companies descended on Barcelona to talk cellular tech, and specifically Microsoft’s announcement of Windows Phone 7. Much was made of the new Live Tile user interface and how user friendly it was, to the point that manufacturers wouldn’t be able to add their own UI’s over the top. This was and still is a common practice, with HTC, Samsung, Sony Ericsson and Motorola all creating their own systems to both simplify and personalise their products. Whatever would they do without that opportunity? In HTC’s case, it […]