Google introduced a revamped Recents interface with Lollipop in the hopes of making it easier for users to jump between tasks. But is Recents the best method of switching tasks? Let us know if you actually use the Recents button as a task switcher and why.
Forums Added for the New HTC One, Google Glass, Ouya, and More!
Just two days ago, we brought you live coverage of HTC’s launch event for the HTC One. We also gave you a preliminary glimpse of how well it performs by putting it through a few standard benchmarks. The device features a powerful quad-core 1.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor (APQ8064T), 2 GB of RAM, 32 or 64 GB of storage, a 4.7″ 1080p Super LCD 3 display with 468 ppi, a 4 MP “Ultrapixel” camera with an f/2 lens and large pixels, and a 2300 mAh battery. All this is housed in a sleek, 9.3 mm all-aluminum enclosure that feels thin due to its tapered edges and sub-4 mm minimum thickness. Now, we’ve given it a place in our forums. All that’s left is for the device and kernel source to be released, an unlock method, and for developers to get their hands on the device.
In addition to the HTC One, we’ve also created a forum for Google Glass. While not a smartphone or tablet my any stretch of the imagination, Glass presents a very interesting prospect of a wearable computing device that aids you in your day-to-day activities. And what better way to aid in its development than to give our developers space to share ideas and concepts?
Next, we have a forum for the HTC Butterfly. A cousin to the Droid DNA, the device features similar specifications with its 5″ 1080p Super LCD 3 panel and quad-core 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro processor. The device features 16 GB of storage and 2 GB of RAM. It also features an 8 MP camera and an f/2 lens for better low light capabilities.
Rounding out the list, we also have forums for the Ouya gaming console and for the latest trend in (affordable) wearable computing: smart watches. Which are you most excited about? Let us know, and feel free to visit the forums listed below!
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