Tag Archive: Sense


HTC U11 Life rumored to have Android Oreo, Edge Sense, IP67 rating around $400

Another step in the process of moving Android One toward higher-end phones.

Google’s Android One program has hit a couple of high points over the past few weeks with entries like the Xiaomi Mi A1 and upcoming Moto X4 on Project Fi. Both the Mi A1 and Moto X4 are two of the most complete handsets we’ve seen under the Android One moniker to-date, but leaked specs for the HTC U11 Life reveal that it might be Android One’s  [Read More…]

Win this contest and keep your home safe with the Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt!

We’ve teamed up with Schlage to give away two sets of Sense Smart Deadbolts and adapters!

Schlage has updated their popular Sense Smart Deadbolt with Android support , allowing millions of new users the opportunity to unlock their front doors with a tap — or a code. This is a great product for those who frequently open their homes to friends, family, or temporary guests and understandably want to keep that access secure. The brand also announced the new  [Read More…]

HTC U11’s Edge Sense becomes user customizable in latest update

If you follow the news, you probably know that HTC U11’s standout feature is the Edge Sense pressure-sensitive frame which lets users squeeze the sides of the phone to get it to perform a certain action. Unfortunately, up until now the Edge Sense’s functionality was restricted to a few commands HTC had baked in. But […]

HTC U11’s Edge Sense squeeze function updated with in-app customization options

Because we’re all still looking for something to do with Edge Sense.

The HTC U11 is an awesome phone, but the touted “Edge Sense” feature for performing actions by squeezing your phone hasn’t exactly been the feature that’s driving sales. Hopefully that will change today. With an update that’s rolling out now, U11 owners will be able to further customize Edge Sense to perform specific actions in specific apps — in addition to the current slate of  [Read More…]

Android compatibility comes to the Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt

Schlage adds Android compatibility to its Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt.

Schlage has been around for a long time — if you’ve gone to a hardware store, you’ve likely seen its locks and deadbolts front and center. And like any legacy home security company, Schlage has found its way into the connected home space through products like its $ 229.99 flagship Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt, which appends Bluetooth connectivity to a traditional front  [Read More…]

HTC is prepping a mid-range phone with Edge Sense onboard

The HTC U11 was the first smartphone to introduce an interactive frame which users can squeeze in order to trigger certain (pre-configured) actions. Dubbed Edge Sense, the feature will not remain a U11 exclusive for long. According to industry insider @LlabTooFeR, the Taiwanese company is gearing up to release a middle-range product codenamed Ocean Life […]

Tracking your pet with TrackR creates a false sense of security

Using a TrackR device to keep tabs on your pet works, although it’s not as convenient and easy as you may expect it to be.

It’s spring time, which means we’re all itching to get outside and enjoy the warm sun — and that goes double for your pets. Whether you try to keep close tabs on your pet or keep them fenced in your backyard, there’s always a risk that your furry friend might make a  [Read More…]

HTC Edge Sense appears on the Play Store to show how the HTC U 11 will work

HTC are planning another high-end device to follow up on its first 2017 device of the HTC U Ultra, which wasn’t the greatest to lead with. HTC seem to have identified the flop that was the HTC U Ultra and are now planning a follow up called the HTC U 11, which is expected to […]

HTC U flagship with Edge Sense is launching on May 16

The HTC U will be powered by a Snapdragon 835.

We’ve seen several leaks of the HTC U in recent weeks detailing the Taiwanese manufacturer’s upcoming flagship. HTC has now confirmed that it will unveil the HTC U on May 16 in Taiwan. In a short video teasing the device, HTC showed off Edge Sense, a unique feature that’s coming to the flagship phone.

Squeeze for the Brilliant U. 05.16.2017 https://t.co/89OuHXbBlt pic.twitter.com/jLaeFD2wMW

— HTC (@htc)  [Read More…]

HTC U: How ‘Edge Sense’ will work on HTC’s next flagship

The HTC U may have a seriously cool, unique feature, and this is how it will work.

HTC is still dealing with tepid reviews of its latest device, the U Ultra, but the company has more tricks up its sleeve in 2017. We’re expecting a proper flagship to debut sometime this month, likely called the HTC U, which is expected to possess one particularly noteworthy gimmick feature that will be interesting to see in person.

We’ve heard about the  [Read More…]