During The HTC Utopia In Progress event, HTC discussed their work with the speakers of the M9. With Boomsound integration they aim to bring a "first class audio experience," featuring speakers similar to that of the previous HTC M8 model. As Graham Wheeler (Director of products, EMEA) and Aaron Baker (Senior Manager, Global Social Media) put it, "people are always listening to music on their phones, its an important part of the phone... You watch videos, you listen to music, why would...
Show Me Your Shell
A new service called “Shelr” for Linux/Mac terminal users is now available. Shelr allows you to display your terminal in real-time. This tool can be very useful for displaying a terminal to a non-adept user. Rather than using the time old tradition of telling someone how to do something:
type adb root, then type adb remount, then type adb shell, then type cd/system, then type echo “ro.myMyNewProp=New”>>/system/build.prop
Now you can show them. You see, people tend to learn better from an example rather than simply being told or seeing a huge wall of text. Shellr can put a block of text into a more understandable, real-time context. The best part is that you can pause, copy and paste directly from the animated movie. For reference, check out my example of adding a new prop to my build.prop.
Next time you find yourself in a situation where you’re about to post a gigantic block of code or a series of cryptic commands, remember to pull Shelr out of your digital toolbox.
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The HTC One M9 was just unveiled in the HTC's "Utopia in Progress" event at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Here is a quick round up of the specs revealed: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 3GB RAM 32GB onboard storage with Micro-sd support of upto 128GB Android 5.0 with Sense 7.0 UI 5" Super LCD touchscreen with a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels Corning Gorilla Glass 4 20.7MP rear camera with dual-tone LED 4MP UltraPixel front camera 2840 mAH Li-PO non-removable...
Virtual Reality technology has been growing at a rapid pace as of late, in a movement that began with the Oculus Rift and accelerated by Google's extremely affordable Cardboard, with many other companies including Samsung also jumping on board. Today, at their "Utopia In Progress" event, HTC announced their entry into the VR space with grandeur. In a groundbreaking partnership with the popular gaming company Valve, HTC aims to deliver an immersive virtual reality solution with limitless possibilities, in the form of...