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With One M8, HTC gives smartphone users a choice: Android or Windows?
With One M8, HTC gives smartphone users a choice: Android or Windows?

It’s hard to get excited about using the Windows Phone operating system instead of Android or Apple’s iOS. There’s a long list of official apps that can’t be downloaded, including YouTube, Snapchat, Dropbox and Lyft. But Microsoft is trying a new tactic, hoping that making a big, good-looking phone will entice some customers to give its Windows Phone system a try. Verizon Wireless on Tuesday will begin selling a Windows version of the HTC One M8. That means customers will have the choice of getting either an HTC One M8 that runs Windows or one that runs Android. It’s the first time such an option has been on the table. To date, most Windows Phones have...

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