HTC One Google Edition Brings Stock Android to the Best Android Phone

On Stage at the D11 conference, Google's Android chief Sundar Pichai confirmed rumors that an HTC One Google Edition running vanilla Android will be available on June 26th for $600. That means the best Android phone in the world will be available unlocked and without the often clunky HTCSense skin. Heck yeah. » 5/30/13 11:55am 5/30/13 11:55am

HTC Sense 5.0 Review: Better! But Also Worse

HTC's Sense UI has evolved over the years from a laggy train wreck in its early incarnations to something quite lean and serviceable in Sense 4.0. The newest version, Sense 5.0—which will be launching on the HTC One—is yet another departure. But different isn't always better. » 3/12/13 5:47pm 3/12/13 5:47pm

We All Live in a Watercolor With These New OpenStreetMap Skins

Google Maps is mighty useful, but not everybody's a fan—including Apple, who seem to be ditching it. But OpenStreetMap isn't the nicest looking thing, and let's not discuss Bing. This new OpenStreetMap skin, however, is hands down the best looking digital map I've ever seen. » 3/22/12 4:41am 3/22/12 4:41am