HTC officially revealed the M8 yesterday and I have been capturing lots of photos and trying to set up the best shots to use their software. It would have been easier if they'd just bumped up the camera resolution.
Smartphones and Cell Phones
It seems everyone in business has a smartphone today to keep connected to the office and enjoy their time away from the office. Matthew Miller provides you with news, commentary and in-depth reviews of the latest in mobile phones sporting iOS, Android, Wi
Matthew Miller started using a Pilot 1000 in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since.
I spent the last five days using the new HTC One M8 and, while the design is excellent, I am not a fan of the UltraPixel camera and software effects. You will be able to order from all three major US carriers today with T-Mobile sitting on the sidelines until April.
There was little left to be revealed by HTC given all the leaked details, but I had some time to use it starting last week and found it to be a nice evolutionary upgrade to the fantastic HTC One (M7).
Many of us thought the specs game was about played out, but Oppo just revealed a device that trumps everything else on the market. And it's not just the impressive 50 megapixel image capture.
Starbucks is a leader in mobile payments and rewards, but I think they are going too far with plans to take the order phase from your face to your hand. Mobile payments are coming, but do we really need them for everything?
There are plenty of new smartphones hitting the street in the next couple of months, but I'll be looking at the latest Android offerings thanks to the experiences that manufacturers offer.
AT&T dropped their single line price by $15 per month and the US wireless carrier competition continues. These lower prices come with LTE and more so they are starting to get very competitive with low-cost prepaid options.
My iPhone 5s doesn't last me a full day and I have to actively manage the photos and video I store due to limited capacity. The new Mophie Space Pack helps with both of these issues.
T-Mobile continues to shake up the US wireless industry by offering additional benefits at no cost to customers. Doubling the high speed data for all customers is a great move that can't be beat.
Nokia could have gone with Android a couple of years ago and had the leading Android camera phone line and maybe even leading smartphone brand today, but rolling out a Kindlefied version on low end hardware isn't a recipe for success.