HTC One (E8) available from 26 July at S$658

I wasn’t very happy with HTC’s decision to launch the One (E8) over a month ago. Using the brilliant HTC One (M8) with a 90% metal body, the faster processor, superb UI and dazzling display as a baseline, they re-launched it in plastic but with a better camera. Understandably many One (M8) customers grumbled, but perhaps they will not now – the One (E8) will cost just S$658.

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Things you never knew your phone could do | NFC Part 1

In this brand new series, our editor Si Jie will be walking you through a series of things that you never knew your phone could do. Especially for Android users who fortunately get a more customisable software, some of these would definitely get more value out of that few hundred dollars you spend on that small gadget that sticks to you almost every second of the day.

The first series would feature the near-field communication, or NFC for short. Read on to find out more…

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Droid Pack 2014 (Part 1) – Sony Xperia Z2 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 vs HTC One (M8)

OVERVIEW

Welcome to Droid Pack 2014 (Part 1), Twenty First Tech’s Flagship Shootout! Here we will put the three currently available Q2 2014 flagships head-to-head to see which one is truly the king of the Android domain. The LG G3 is a recent release, and will be included in Droid Pack 2014 (Part 2).

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HTC launches One (E8) – a plastic M8 with a better camera

Not the best move HTC, I must say. Exactly two months ago, HTC launched their brilliant HTC One (M8) with a 90% metal body, the faster processor, superb UI and dazzling display. Problem is, it took the 4 MP UltraPixel gamble again, and failed. Again. Now HTC has released the One (E8), with a polycarbonate body, but a 13 MP camera.

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Samsung releases first Tizen smartphone

After several delays, Samsung has finally launched its first Tizen-powered smartphone, the simply named Samsung Z. Designed to replace the Android OS on their smartphones, Tizen is Samsung’s own operating system designed to give Samsung independence from Google.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Active launched in the US

The more rugged and durable Galaxy S5 Active has been launched in the US as a carrier exclusive to AT&T in three colours – Camo Green, Titanium Grey, and Ruby Red.

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Should I upgrade? – LG G3 vs G2

Welcome to another article in our series Should I Upgrade? Here, we examine if the new iteration of a device is really worth it to purchase over its predecessor. Today, we’ll be looking at the spectacular LG G3, and how it stacks up to the 8 month old G2.

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