HTC One (M8) Performance: Benchmarks vs. Reality


The performance of the HTC One (M8) might be a bit contentious given HTC’s own admission that the device kicks itself into High Performance Mode when most benchmarking tools are used. But the reality is that the Snapdragon 801 is perhaps the most powerful smartphone processor currently on the market (by a hair over the [...]

HTC One M8 review

The HTC One M7 was one of the best phones of 2013. Can HTC do it again or can nothing touch the GS5?

Always listening mode enabled on Nexus 5, unfortunately unreleasable

Moto X Touchless Control

The Motorola X8 chip isn’t the only one with always listening capabilities. Qualcomm decided to include a similar “core” in the Snapdragon 800, touting its always listening capabilities before its release. However, we haven’t heard anything about it since. Either Qualcomm has not given permission to manufacturers to use this core, or manufacturers have just [...]

OnePlus One to feature the older Snapdragon 800


The OnePlus One is a phone many are anticipating, and OnePlus is even going into a pretty big social media ad campaign. The future CyanogenMod-powered device is said to be fairly cheap but high end, so we were eagerly waiting for some specs to be released. Our patience paid off, because OnePlus has officially announced [...]

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