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SideSqueeze mimics the Pixel 2’s Active Edge on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8

Android OEMs are constantly thinking about how they can make their devices stand out from the rest of the competition. Some do this by leveraging the software, some do it by including unique hardware components. Others create a design style to make their phones stand out. Sometimes these things feel like gimmicks, but occasionally a...

HTC Edge Launcher Updated with Support for HTC U11 and Customization Options

The HTC U11 and U11+ are departures from their predecessor, the HTC 10. Both drop the aluminum unibody construction in favor of a 3D glass back and a metal frame, and have another unique feature, Edge Sense, which actives shortcuts when you squeeze the phones' sides. Unlike the Active Edge functionality on the Google Pixel 2,...

New Edge Sense Beta Update Adds More Customization Options to the U11

When rumors started to stir about a squeeze feature for an HTC smartphone, many people instantly said it would be nothing more than a gimmick. Some though, wondered how it would be implemented and if it would be convenient enough to use during everyday use. Then the company released the HTC U11 and Edge Sense...

Edge Sense Plus for HTC U11 Quick Look: Get More Out of Every Squeeze

Manufacturers of Android devices have been adding features to phones as long as they have been able. Some of these features are useful, like the OnePlus Alert Slider, or Moto’s Active Display. Others fall into the camp of the not-so-helpful like LG’s “Friends”, the secondary camera on the HTC M8, and Samsung’s Bixby button. For us...

Limited by Your HTC U11’s Edge Sense? Try Edge Sense Plus For More Shortcuts and Features!

Launchers in general are what make Android (and really any OS outside of iOS) as special as they are, at least when you look at it from a non-coder, end user perspective. Every device manufacturer in this day and age has their very own flavor to separate themselves from the competition. However, if it wasn't for the...

Latest HTC Edge Sense Update Adds Support for Amazon Alexa, Adds a New Visual Feedback Style

The HTC U11 has been met with both praise and criticisms for the decisions HTC made with their latest flagship. Some aren't fans of the shiny design they opted for while others are loving the flashy glass. Some feel the HTC Edge Sense squeeze feature is a gimmick while others have found it to be...

HTC Announces New Edge Sense Features for the U11

HTC tweeted a video of some new features coming to Edge Sense on their latest HTC U11 smartphone. Users will soon have the option to squeeze the phone to perform various additional actions. The Taiwanese company announced that squeezing will have special features in some applications. For instance, by pressing the edges, you can zoom in...

Video Confirms HTC U11 Design, Showcases “Edge Sense” Squeezing Features

As is typically the case with HTC devices, we just received a full "leak" of the phone ahead of the official unveiling -- well, the May 16th event anyway. It's not rare to see accidental embargo breaks, and this time we saw yet another quick upload and takedown of a hands-on video shot in Taiwan,...