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The HTC One E8 in white. Photo: HTC.

The HTC One E8 in white. Photo: HTC.

The HTC One E8 is now available in the U.S. on Sprint. This the slightly cheaper alternative to HTC’s flagship One M8, but it comes with a lot of the same specifications. The biggest difference between the two is that the One E8 has swapped aluminum for a more affordable plastic form factor.

Screenshot: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

Screenshot: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

Samsung has published another teaser video entitled “Expect Note” that hopes to excite Galaxy Note fans ahead of the company’s Unpacked event at IFA next week, where it will announce the latest addition to its phablet family. The one-minute clip again hints at a focus on handwriting and S Pen stylus improvements.

HERE for Android. Image: Nokia.

HERE for Android. Image: Nokia.

Samsung has reached an agreement with Nokia to secure exclusive rights to its HERE maps service as it looks to give its Android users a new alternative to Google Maps. The new HERE app for Android will only be available on Galaxy-branded smartphones and tablets, and there will be a HERE companion app for Samsung’s new Gear S smartwatch.

The OnePlus One is still incredibly difficult to obtain. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

The OnePlus One is still incredibly difficult to obtain. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

Still waiting for an invite to purchase the OnePlus One? So are thousands of others — but come October, the device should be a great deal easier to get hold of. OnePlus has today confirmed that it is finally preparing to abandon its invite system altogether and introduce a more traditional pre-order system instead.

Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

AT&T has halted its rollout of the Android 4.4.3 KitKat update for the HTC One M8, just days after it began releasing it to customers over-the-air. It seems the current build introduces a nasty bug that causes severe battery drain, and AT&T hasn’t yet confirmed when a new one will be available.

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