Once again, we have arrived on the most magical of holidays - the annual unveiling of HalfLife 3, and day on which co-workers believe it is appropriate to duct tape air horns behind doors. I speak, of course, about April Fools Day. As has become their custom, Google launched lighthearted "pranks" for each of their various services (with other tech sites following suit), and we have done our best to round up the humorous products and tweaks surfacing thus far. Warning: spoilers...
HTC’s Jeff Gordon Shows Us the HTC One Line – XDA TV
You may remember HTC’s Global Online Communications Manager Jeff Gordon from our XDA TV coverage of CES. Back then, Jeff mentioned HTC’s plans on narrowing down their product line to increase focus and deliver a truly flagship device.
Now with the HTC One X, HTC hopes to have achieved this. Sporting a 1.5 GHz quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 processor, a 4.7″ 720p Super LCD2 display, 32 gigs of storage, and a full gig of RAM, they are certainly trying. The exterior of the device exudes HTC’s typical attention to detail thanks to a new technique known as Micro-Arc Oxidation. While the HTC One S also looks nice, the One X is, as Jeff puts it, “what the guys at XDA are mostly going to want to get.”
And to answer the most important question: YES, the bootloaders will be unlockable!
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