The One is a grand slam for HTC, and the Galaxy S4 is a healthy progression for Samsung’s feature lineup. What if those were Nexus devices?! The world wondered aloud, and looked crossly in the direction of LG’s subtle buzz generator.
The HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play editions come with a revamped camera user interface. The APK file of the camera app has been posted online, making it possible for anyone to use it.
Google has released the GPL licensed source code files for the Google Play Edition handsets, however the binary drivers or the factory firmware images aren’t being published. This has raised some interesting questions about how new versions of Android will be released for these phones.
If you thought the version of Android installed on the Google Play Editions of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One would be identical to AOSP, think again.
Not all Android smartphones are created equal. And yet most of the very best models that have ever come out have one common ingredient: the stock Android operating system. Here, we list the best ones yet. Can you think of some more?
A source with knowledge of the matter told Android Authority that one other “Google Edition” phone is coming this year, along with one X Phone.
The Galaxy S4 and HTC One with Nexus user experience have sent shockwaves through the Android community. But which phone should you buy on June 26th? Stick around as we analyze the two smartphones so that you can make the right decision.
We look at back at this week in Android – the white Nexus 4, Moto X, the HTC One Google Edition and more.
In this Friday Debate, we try to answer the age old question – which is better, stock or skins? Each camp has some good arguments, but ultimately it may be just a question of taste. Still, that probably won’t stop anyone from arguing.
A known HTC developer revealed on Twitter that the HTC One Nexus Edition would be updated to Android 4.3 a few weeks after its launch.