While HTC's latest flagship brings many new features, the aesthetic design of the device remains largely untouched in comparison to its predecessor. Many Android enthusiasts throughout the community were expecting a large redesign of one of the most beautiful handsets ever released, but what we got is something more along the lines of an 'HTC One M8S". So this begs the question, is the M9 worth the upgrade if you already own the M8? Current HTC One M8 users chime in and let us know your thoughts.
Verify the Integrity of Your Files Using AFV
Android File Verifier is a simple and free app that is quite powerful for the purposes it serves. Created by XDA member scary alien, the app offers the following verification services:
- .jar .apk .zip file verification
- Nandroid verification
This app is intended for more advanced users who need to verify the integrity of a file such as a backup directory or an .apk file. However, the app is simple enough to be used by anyone who is interested.
It works for any Android 1.5 or higher device and has been tested on a few devices already. The discussion thread has a bunch of information and even a brief tutorial on how to use the app. To download it or check it out, search for “AFV” on the market or check out the discussion thread.
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