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HTC BlinkFeed will soon be available for all Android users

0. phoneArena 25 Mar 2014, 21:49 posted on

Today was a big day for HTC because of the announcement and release of the HTC One (M8), but it was a big day for Android users in general, because it marked another major manufacturer that decided to opt for Google's way to offer faster software updates by releasing major features as apps in the Google Play Store, because BlinkFeed updates will now be pushed through the Play Store...

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posted on 25 Mar 2014, 21:51

1. tiara6918 (Posts: 1322; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


What?Why?Some people are buying htc for this feature and now they're just giving it out for free?

posted on 25 Mar 2014, 22:32

8. DEATHSTROKE9 (Posts: 381; Member since: 09 Nov 2013)


Google play newsstand > everything else

posted on 25 Mar 2014, 23:36 3

10. JC557 (Posts: 848; Member since: 07 Dec 2011)


Not really, I've ran into some issues with it and Google doesn't seem take feedback on it.

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 06:03

17. alrightihatepickingusernames (Posts: 305; Member since: 29 Dec 2013)


It's not as bad as the thousands of one-star reviews would lead you to believe but I still feel like Currents was WAY better in terms of navigation.

posted on 25 Mar 2014, 22:06 2

2. Deaconclgi (Posts: 210; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


I can't wait to install it on my Nexus 5. I was looking at a 2013 HTC One and I liked how BlinkFeed looked.

posted on 25 Mar 2014, 22:14

3. Kishin (Posts: 579; Member since: 30 May 2013)


How about iOS??

posted on 25 Mar 2014, 22:16

5. techperson211 (Posts: 442; Member since: 27 Feb 2014)


Don't think apple would allow it. It's like saying their ui is awful and need a touch of blink feed.

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 00:01

11. Kishin (Posts: 579; Member since: 30 May 2013)


A modified edition of Blinkfeed..with iOS UI..it just crossed my mind and i find it imposable for it to happen..

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 11:47

19. kabhijeet.16 (Posts: 627; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)


install ilauncher. Its great. All animations are accurate and its light and snappy.

posted on 25 Mar 2014, 22:14

4. techperson211 (Posts: 442; Member since: 27 Feb 2014)


Yeah blink feed was so cool back then.2013. I think that was the only thing that I liked about htc. Would like to try it out.

posted on 25 Mar 2014, 22:16

6. miguelmeza14 (Posts: 54; Member since: 20 Apr 2013)


Why would they do that? Blinkfeed is supposed to be one of the main features of the HTC One and now they're making it available to everyone? I just don't understand HTC.

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 01:30

15. ihavenoname (Posts: 1260; Member since: 18 Aug 2013)


I guess that it's like promotion of HTC software.

posted on 25 Mar 2014, 22:31 1

7. Emmanuelz (Posts: 64; Member since: 01 Aug 2013)


Htc is stupid

posted on 25 Mar 2014, 23:26

9. Muayyad (Posts: 97; Member since: 05 Oct 2012)


What if they push ads for their devices through it :)

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 00:28 1

12. Taters (Posts: 2592; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


No thank you. I wanted to turn it off but I couldn't.

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 02:16 2

16. true1984 (Posts: 582; Member since: 23 May 2012)


umm actually you can, so that means you never owned the phone at all did you?
lame...

posted on 27 Mar 2014, 00:17 1

20. Taters (Posts: 2592; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


I owned it. You couldn't when it first came out. You dumb ass....

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 01:15

13. jonartpop (Posts: 154; Member since: 25 Oct 2012)


wow I can't wait. I'll give it a try.

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 01:29 1

14. soodmonu (Posts: 2; Member since: 26 Mar 2014)


may be because they will do it like nokia they will give like a preview of blinkfeed and hope the user likes it enough and buys a htc device

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 06:07 1

18. alrightihatepickingusernames (Posts: 305; Member since: 29 Dec 2013)


I'd definitely try it, from what I've seen it looks really nice. A Sense launcher would make me even happier though.

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