ICYMI: HTC One M8, Office for iPad, Google on Windows Phone & more


The tech world was set ablaze this week by a ton of interesting happenings, the biggest of which was the launch of the all new HTC One M8 in New York City. There were a ton more, though, so let’s dive right into a convenient recap in case you missed any of it!

HTC One M8 launch

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This device debuted to mixed feelings by the Phandroid faithful, but the HTC One M8 is still one of the hottest devices we’ll see this year. It improves on the original HTC One in many ways, including a beefy Snapdragon 801 processor, a 5-inch 1080p display, louder BoomSound speakers and a secondary rear camera that gives you some interesting post-snap focus features. Missed any of our live on-scene coverage? Here’s a quick rundown of everything for your perusal:

And with the device in not only our hands, but everyone else’s at this point, there’s sure to be more to follow.

Amazon event next week

Amazon has an event going down next week, and they’ve already revealed it’s all about video. Recent rumors say we could be seeing some sort of multimedia set-top box or an HDMI dongle that can plug into the back of your TV like a Chromecast would.

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We imagine the main focus would be to allow you to watch your Amazon Instant Video content on the big screen, and perhaps give you access to other third-party services such as Netflix and Hulu. Amazon could also be looking to prep some gaming features, with rumors swirling that the online retailer has been looking to dabble in the interactive entertainment arena.

The 30-day Android Fitness Challenge!

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It’s Spring time, folks, and we’re sure a lot of people are looking to get fit after some winter hibernation. That’s why we thought you might enjoy a nice 30-day fitness challenge where we attempt to discover the best Android apps that can help you lose weight. We invite you guys to join in on the fun and suggest some great apps of your own!

Other big Android stories on Phandroid

There was much more going on this week around the Android world. Here’s but a small taste of some of the most interesting stories you might have missed this week:

Be sure to check out all of those great stories and more right here on Phandroid.com!

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Quentyn Kennemer
The "Google Phone" sounded too awesome to pass up, so I bought a G1. The rest is history. And yes, I know my name isn't Wilson.

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