HTC Takes One On Tour
HTC today announced details of the U.S. marketing campaign for its One flagship phone. A major component will be three different kinds of pop-up locations in 11 major markets. HTC BoomSound Lounges open today in major plazas of New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Atlanta. The lounges let consumers experience the One's BoomSound speakers in person, and will host intimate concerts with artists such as Pharrell and Grouplove. Next week, the company will open pop-up stores in major malls in eight cities. The stores consist of a "large, playful, interactive exhibit" that will showcase BlinkFeed, Zoe, and Sense TV. In addition, the company will partner with movie theaters, offering demos of the One in the lobby. The One is available for pre-order today from AT&T and Sprint, shipping April 19th. T-Mobile will offer it "later this spring."
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U.S. Carriers Create Mobile Authentication Taskforce
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Oh, but the camera
I've seen side-by-side photos from an iPhone (I'm not a fanboy, but they do have a very nice camera) and the HTC.. The HTC does not prevail.
HTC got the camera right years ago on the original Droid Incredible. It had the things you need for good pictures: 8Mpix which was enough for details, but not so much the pics would be addled with noise. That was paired up with a large (relative to other phones) lens. Bigger lens for more light collection, good sensor for pic digitization. Bingo, we have nice photos.
Why they wen...
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Dunno want pics you were looking at.
Having higher pixels doesn't equal better pictures. The 4MP camera on the One is quite nice and h...