HTC U11

Best camera phone 2017: the top smartphone snappers around

It’s tough to work out the best camera phone on the market - there are so many smartphones to try out, so how on earth will you be able to work out …

Phones

OnePlus 5T hands-on: Behold the new mid-range king

A bigger 6in screen, new dual camera and the same size chassis – the OnePlus 5T looks like a winner right from the start<p>The OnePlus 5T is a phone …

Phones

The best HTC U11 Life cases to keep your midrange beauty pristine

In the world of midrange devices, the HTC U11 Life is one of our new favorites. We praised the looks in our HTC U11 Life review, and we found the HTC …

Phones

Android Oreo is starting to roll out to the HTC U11, starting with Taiwan

A few months after its public debut and rollout on Google’s devices, Android Oreo still hasn’t seen all that much expansion. Slowly but surely it’s happening, but certainly not at the pace we were hoping for. Today it seems that HTC is readying its rollout of Oreo to the U11, and it’s starting in …

Android Oreo

LG V30 review: Proof that LG can build a grown-up phone, mostly

Article Contents<p>1 The Good<p>2 The Not So Good<p>3 Design and display<p>4 Camera<p>5 Performance and battery life<p>6 Software<p>7 Conclusion<p>7.1 Protect your V30 with …

Phones

The HTC U11 Life begins to roll out to retailers across Europe

Earlier this month, HTC took the wraps off the HTC U11 Life, a brand new Android One device. It comes with vanilla Android, mid-tier specs, and a familiar Liquid Surface design. It’s been a long time since HTC has made a big push into the mid-tier space, but with solid specs and a beautiful design, …

Tablets

Rumored tests of early Windows 10 on Qualcomm processor fail to impress

Although Qualcomm’s SnapDragon processors have been successful at powering recent generations of mobile devices, that performance doesn’t necessarily …

Windows 10

HTC U11 joins exclusive Android 8.0 Oreo club with official update in Taiwan

While Samsung is still the unrivaled heavyweight champion of global Android smartphone shipments, recent history suggested we look elsewhere for …

Android Lollipop

Enter to win the HTC U11 Life from Android Central!

HTC U11 Life gives you the best innovations from HTC U11 and we're giving one away!<p>It all starts with HTC's latest innovation, Edge Sense. A simple …

Android News

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact review

The Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact is one of the few, powerful, small Android phones around, but it’s too expensive.<p>The Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact is one of …

Gear & Gadgets

Which is the better aspect ratio: tall and skinny or short and squat? [Poll of the Week]

<b>Last week’s poll summary:</b> Out of over 6,100 total votes, 46.2% of voters said they’d choose the HTC U11 Plus over the Google Pixel 2 XL, while 35.6% said they’d rather choose the Pixel 2 XL. 9.6% said they wouldn’t buy either device, and 8.7% of voters are still undecided.<p>2017 has ushered in quite …

Tablets

Holiday Giveaway: HTC U11 Life & Google Home!

Now’s the time of year when you’re rushing around to buy things for everyone in your life. Don’t forget about yourself, though. We know you’ve worked …

HTC

Squeeze the most out of your phone with these handy HTC U11 Life tips and tricks

The HTC U11 Life is an excellent budget phone that offers many features from the flagship U11 at about half the cost. From its Alexa integration to …

Gear & Gadgets

Our smartphone predictions for 2018

Some thoughts on where it's all going.<p>We're not yet done with 2017, but we're about to wrap up the last few big phone launches of the year. So, with …

Android News

The best cheap phones you can buy

Well more than a billion smartphones were sold across the world in 2016. One of the great things about the fierce competition in the smartphone …

Phones

HTC U11+ Edge Launcher and more unofficially available for U11

HTC has just announced two U11 variants, including a larger U11+. Unfortunately, that one isn’t coming to the US, because HTC thinks it would be a …

Android Lollipop

Best Android phones you can buy [November 2017]

Looking for a new smartphone? There are dozens upon dozens of great options on the market today, but finding the best of the best can be a bit difficult. We’ve seen some great launches through the year and more should be coming soon too, so let’s take a look at the best Android smartphones you can …

Phones

Google Pixel 2 XL Three Week Review: Hard To Recommend At This Price

While I love giving hot takes on products after the first 24 hours, to give a product its full respect with a comprehensive assessment, I believe one needs to spend weeks with a device. Only then can you fully see the pros and cons. I spent over three weeks with Google’s latest flagship phone, the …

Phones

HTC U11Plus Offers Long Battery Life, Other Features for Business Users

Six months after the HTC U11 was released, the iconic phone company has announced the availability of the U11 Plus. This is a souped-up version of …

Phones

HTC U11 Plus vs. HTC U11: Is bigger always better?

The HTC U11 is one of the best Android phones on the market right now, but the U11 Plus brings some intriguing improvements to the table. Originally …

Gear & Gadgets

Lenovo IdeaPad 720S review: A solid 14-inch laptop with discrete graphics and a great keyboard

Lenovo's IdeaPad 720S is an all-metal thin-and-light laptop that comes in both 13-inch and 14-inch variants. It offers useful features such as …

Laptops

Best upcoming smartphones: The future phones of 2018

We've rounded up the best smartphones for 2017, those we consider to be the best across all platforms, and we've regularly updated that list as the …

Sony Xperia

Download: HTC U11+ Wallpapers | Droid Life

While the <b>U11+</b> from HTC isn’t coming to the US, we can at least enjoy its wallpapers. 😐.<p>Inside of a zip that is downloadable to any device you’d …

iOS

Google Assistant will now tell you what music is playing

The Google Assistant feature we’ve all been waiting for is finally available: ‘What song is this?’<p>The functionality that first arrived with the Pixel …

Google

Xiaomi may be working on a phone with edge controls, according to hidden MIUI setting

When the HTC U11 arrived earlier this year, the squeezable frame ('Edge Sense') that performed actions seemed like a gimmick. But it ended up being a …

Android News

Download the Latest HTC U11+ Apps onto the HTC U11

When a smartphone OEM launches a new device, they typically include some new and/or updated applications for their customers. These updates can …

Mobile Development

Essential phone price is at its lowest, without Family offer

How low can you go? In the case of the Essential PH-1, the answer to that question seems to still be pending. Late October, one of this year’s …

Best Buy

The misery of carrier stores [#acpodcast]

Audio-only stream below<p>Download it directly with this link<br>• Subscribe with your favorite Podcatcher: Audio feed | Google Play Music | Pocket Casts | …

Android News

iPhone X hands-on, Kindle Oasis, HTC U11 Life, Apple Watch 3 (MobileTechRoundup #412)

There were a few new purchases in hand this week, along with a couple new evaluation phones so there is plenty of mobile tech to enjoy in the podcast.<p>…

Smartwatches

Must read: top 10 Android stories

This week we reviewed the LG V30 and Xiaomi Mi A1, went hands-on with the HTC U11 Plus, Life, and Razer Phone, and looked back at one of our favorite phones of all time, the OnePlus One. Here’s the news of the week!<p>Who wants to win a Google Pixel 2 XL?<p>The Google Pixel 2 XL is sleek, powerful, and …

Mobile Technology