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Friday, September 28, 2012

Android Dictionary-H


  • Hack (Hacking): Modifying the Android system to add customization, features, or bypass carrier and manufacturer restrictions
  • Hard reset: The act of resetting your phone to its "factory" state. Erases all user data, logins and passwords. May or may not erase what's on the internal storage or microSD card, too. (Also see soft reset.)
  • Hero: An HTC phone released as the Droid Eris on Verizon. Also known as the G2 in Europe. Is different than the Sprint Hero.
  • Honeycomb: Android 3.0. The first version of Android designed with tablets specifically in mind. Allows apps to "fragment" or split over a single screen. Is the first Android version to fully support dual-core processors. The first tablet with Honeycomb was the Motorola Xoom.
  • HTC: A Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer. And a darn good one.
  • HTC ChaCha: A full portrait QWERTY keyboard and 2.6 inch display on an Android phone from HTC.  It runs Gingerbread and has a dedicated Facebook button.
  • HTC Flyer: A 7 inch Android tablet from HTC with a solid aluminum body and a completely revamped HTC Sense specifically designed for tablets.
  • HTC Jetstream: HTC's first 10.1 inch tablet endeavor, the Jetstream runs Honeycomb with a Sense overlay. It's one of AT&T's first LTE devices, but at $800 on contract, its far from the most popular tablet on the market. 
  • HTC One: A series of three phones form the Taiwanese manufacturer. Comprised of the One X, One S and One V, they're the first for HTC to feature Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and the Sense 4 customizations.
  • HTC Salsa: A 3.4 inch HTC phone that runs Gingerbread and has a dedicated Facebook button.
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