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40+ Beautiful high-resolution wallpapers, perfect for your Galaxy S8, S7, Pixel XL, LG G6, LG V20, HTC U11 and others

40+ Beautiful high-resolution wallpapers, perfect for your Galaxy S8, S7, Pixel XL, LG G6, LG V20, HTC U11 and others

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As a new week rolls in, we've got for you yet another awesome collection of high-resolution backgrounds for your smartphone and tablet! If you've been following our various columns on customization, then you should know by now that we like giving our home screens a fresh coat of paint every now and again. And by "every now and again", I mean almost every week! This means doing a wallpaper rotation at the very least, and/or applying a custom set of icons in the case of Android users to really freshen things up.

Phone Comparisons: HTC U11 Vs. OnePlus 5

Phone Comparisons: HTC U11 Vs. OnePlus 5

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Introduction The HTC U11 and the OnePlus 5 are two of the best, most performance-oriented smartphones money can buy right now, which is why we’ve decided to pit them against one another in today’s head-to-head comparison. On the one hand, you’ve got the latest flagship smartphone from one of the most respected Android OEMs on

HTC uploads its SMS app to the Play Store

HTC uploads its SMS app to the Play Store

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It's pretty common for manufacturers to upload system applications to the Play Store, so they can be updated outside of Android updates. Samsung has done this several times recently, such as with its Device Maintenance tool and Secure Folder app. Now HTC has uploaded its custom SMS client, aptly named 'HTC Messages,' to the Play Store.

Amazon Alexa Voice Integration Comes to HTC U11 Android Flagship

Amazon Alexa Voice Integration Comes to HTC U11 Android Flagship

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HTC's flagship U11 smartphone offers a lot of perks, but if you're an Amazon Alexa fan, you could very well find yourself loving the device even more thanks to the AI's introduction. This isn't a mere Amazon app found on the device, but an officially supported implementation from HTC.

If You Own an HTC Beware the TouchPal Ads

If You Own an HTC Beware the TouchPal Ads

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This past weekend, TouchPal started showing ads on HTC smartphones. This doesn’t sound all that bad, until you discover that TouchPal is the default keyboard app on HTC smartphones. So the last thing users expected to see were ads. Thankfully, this turns out to be an unintentional mistake. If you have used various Androids over the years you’ll know that there are a host of different keyboard apps available. Some manufacturers design and install their own, but many use a third-party keyboard app such as SwiftKey and TouchPal. Which is fine, until they start acting up. No One Wants Ads...

HTC Blindsides Users With Ads In Its TouchPal Keyboard, Apologizes For Error

HTC Blindsides Users With Ads In Its TouchPal Keyboard, Apologizes For Error

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Companies can be a little overzealous when it comes to serving up ads. Even so, HTC appeared to hit a new low when its TouchPal keyboard that comes pre-installed on some Android devices started pushing out ads to users. This did not sit well with affected users, many of which took to posting their grievance on Reddit. Doing so attracted a

How to use Alexa on HTC U11, no hands required

How to use Alexa on HTC U11, no hands required

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Alexa, meet Android. While HTC U11 owners have known Amazon’s AI assistant was on its way ever since the phone launched back in May, they can now finally install Amazon’s AI assistant on their phones. And it’s already learned a big new trick for its second Android phone: voice recognition.

Chill your boots! Ads in the HTC TouchPal keyboard was just a little weekend SNAFU

Chill your boots! Ads in the HTC TouchPal keyboard was just a little weekend SNAFU

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Over the weekend, distress rippled around the HTC community as advertisements suddenly appeared in the TouchPal keyboard. The keyboard is installed as the default on many of HTC's Android phones, including the HTC 10, and users took to social media to voice their unhappiness and concerns about privacy. Despite the ire directed at the Taiwanese company, HTC is not directly responsible for the keyboard, or the update that pushed ads onto people. Rather, the developer issued an update resulting in the SNAFU that upset so many people. That HTC is not in direct control of the keyboard it offers as…

HTC Desire 555

HTC Desire 555

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The HTC Desire 555 features a 5-inch display with a 720 x 1280 resolution. Under the hood is a quad-core 1.1GHz CPU and there is 16GB of native storage inside. Those seeking additional storage can access the 2TB capacity microSD slot. The back of the phone carries an 8MP camera, while a 5MP selfie snapper can be found on the front of the Desire 555. Keeping the lights on is a 2200mAh battery, and Android 7.0 is pre-installed.

HTC's default keyboard app is now showing ads [Update]

HTC's default keyboard app is now showing ads [Update]

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It appears that the TouchPal keyboard app, which comes pre-installed on many Android devices - primarily HTC's - has suddenly started to show advertisements, leading to online backlash. Read more...

Ads appear in default keyboard app for some HTC phones (Updated)

Ads appear in default keyboard app for some HTC phones (Updated)

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One or the nice things about Android smartphones is that if you don’t like the one-time screen keyboard, home screen launcher, or other default apps that come with your device, you can probably replace them. Usually the best be reasons to do that have to do with personal preferences. Maybe you want a different layout,

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