HTC One (M8) to Add MirrorLink Support for Cars
HTC and the Car Connectivity Consortium today announced that a forthcoming software update will make the One (M8) MirrorLink compatible. MirrorLink is a connectivity tool for pairing smartphones and cars. It works across smartphone platforms and car manufacturers, and, according to the CCC, is the only vendor-neutral standard available. With MirrorLink aboard, the One (M8) will be able to connect to select in-car infotainment systems,m allowing drivers to more safely access their phone's content when behind the wheel. It's unclear how many cars currently support MirrorLink, but the CCC hopes with HTC's support more will choose to support it. Apple and Google both recently announced their own connectivity solutions for cars, which are expected to appear in iOS 8 and Android Release L, respectively. HTC said it will add MirrorLink support to mode devices down the road.
Review: HTC One for Sprint (Harman Kardon Edition)
Sprint is selling a special edition of the HTC One with Harman Kardon headphones and tuning for improved sound. This could be the Android smartphone audiophiles have dreamed about.
HTC One Owners Can Now Share Duo Cam Shots Via Gallery App
HTC today updated its gallery application and made it easier for owners of the HTC One (M8) to share the unique photos captured by the Duo Camera. The M8 has two cameras, which allows it to add perspective information to photos after the fact.
Sprint Adds Wi-Fi Calling to HTC One (M8)
Sprint recently announced that it is rolling out Wi-Fi calling to the HTC One and HTC One Harmon Kardon Edition. The Wi-Fi calling feature makes it possible to connect voice calls and send messages via local Wi-Fi networks rather than through Sprint's cellular network.
AT&T's HTC One Receiving Minor Update
AT&T today said it is delivering a small system update to its variant of the HTC One (M8) that adds the FitBit application, improves Bluetooth performance, and installs Extra Power Savings Mode. The update is free to download and install.
AT&T One (M8) Receiving Android 4.4.3
HTC said via Twitter that owners of the AT&T variant of the One (M8) can download Android 4.4.3 beginning today. The minor system update, which fixes bugs and improves performance (esp.
HTC One (M8) (CDMA)
5" display 1080 x 1920 pixels
Snapdragon 801 processor 2 GB RAM
2,600 mAh battery
NFC, Headphone Jack (3.5mm), Memory Card Slot
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