Magic http://www.stuff.tv/htc/magic/all en-GB HTC Magic video review http://www.stuff.tv/video/reviews/htc-magic-review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> HTC’s second Google phone loses the QWERTY keyboard in favour of video recording and a slicker design. Does it have the iPhone’s number? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="339" height="275" title="HTC Magic " alt="HTC Magic " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/HTC-Magic.png?1371491523" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper brightcove-player-wrapper"> <script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript" src="http://admin.brightcove.com/js/BrightcoveExperiences.js"></script> <script src="http://admin.brightcove.com/js/APIModules_all.js"></script> <div class="brightcove-player"> <object id="myExperience-660941316001" class="BrightcoveExperience"> <param name="bgcolor" value="#000000" /> <param name="playerID" value="" /> <param name="playerKey" value="AQ~~,AAAAEgPmGlk~,Fzd-TvXcznw-P3piHaryQBMeIzWITldz" /> <param name="isVid" value="true" /> <param name="isUI" value="true" /> <param name="dynamicStreaming" value="true" /> <param name="@videoPlayer" value="660941316001" /> <param name="autoStart" value="" /> <param name="htmlFallback" value="true" /> <param name="includeAPI" value="true" /> <param name="templateLoadHandler" value="brightcoveTemplateLoaded" /> <param name="width" value="640px" /> <param name="height" value="360px" /> </object> <!-- This script tag will cause the Brightcove Players defined above it to be created as soon as the line is read by the browser. If you wish to have the player instantiated only after the rest of the HTML is processed and the page load is complete, remove the line. --> <script type="text/javascript">brightcove.createExperiences();</script> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> http://www.stuff.tv/video/reviews/htc-magic-review#comments HTC Magic Smartphones Thu, 30 Apr 2009 23:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 1424116 at http://www.stuff.tv HTC Magic http://www.stuff.tv/htc/htc-magic/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> HTC’s second Google phone loses the QWERTY keyboard in favour of video recording and a slicker design. Does it have the iPhone’s number? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="600" height="1200" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/htc-magic.jpg?1364299492" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1000" height="708" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/htcmagic.png?1364299492" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1000" height="750" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/HTCmagicangle.jpg?1364299492" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>As hard as we tried to love T-Mobile’s G1, it just has too many niggles for us to hang out with it on a daily basis. The camera can’t record video, there’s no stereo Bluetooth and, most gratingly, its design is more boring than a year in solitary with John Major.</p> <p>HTC has clearly been listening to our grumbles, because the Magic is a real improvement. While the ditching of the G1’s QWERTY keyboard might split opinion, the payoff is sleek, curvaceous design, a much better feature list and improved navigation.</p> <p><strong>On the menu</strong></p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £0.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper brightcove-player-wrapper"> <script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript" src="http://admin.brightcove.com/js/BrightcoveExperiences.js"></script> <script src="http://admin.brightcove.com/js/APIModules_all.js"></script> <div class="brightcove-player"> <object id="myExperience-660941316001" class="BrightcoveExperience"> <param name="bgcolor" value="#000000" /> <param name="playerID" value="" /> <param name="playerKey" value="AQ~~,AAAAEgPmGlk~,Fzd-TvXcznw-P3piHaryQBMeIzWITldz" /> <param name="isVid" value="true" /> <param name="isUI" value="true" /> <param name="dynamicStreaming" value="true" /> <param name="@videoPlayer" value="660941316001" /> <param name="autoStart" value="" /> <param name="htmlFallback" value="true" /> <param name="includeAPI" value="true" /> <param name="templateLoadHandler" value="brightcoveTemplateLoaded" /> <param name="width" value="640px" /> <param name="height" value="360px" /> </object> <!-- This script tag will cause the Brightcove Players defined above it to be created as soon as the line is read by the browser. If you wish to have the player instantiated only after the rest of the HTML is processed and the page load is complete, remove the line. --> <script type="text/javascript">brightcove.createExperiences();</script> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Finally, a game changer – suddenly the iPhone isn’t the only amazing touchscreen phone out there </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/htc-magic </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/htc/htc-magic/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/htc/htc-magic/review#comments HTC Magic Smartphones Fri, 01 May 2009 05:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 12286 at http://www.stuff.tv