Just ten days after the unexpected Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and Sense 5 update for the HTC One X+ in Taiwan, the Happy Telephone Company has now started to roll out exactly the same over-the-air upgrade to all One X devices in Europe.
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HTC has pushed out an unexpected over-the-air update to all One X+ devices in Taiwan. The upgrade brings Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and Sense 5 to the handset, effectively turning the device into a low-end version of HTC’s flagship One, complete with all the bells and whistles you would expect; BlinkFeed, Video Highlights, and Notification Toggles.
Facebook has quietly added support for the HTC One, the Samsung Galaxy S4, the Sony Xperia ZL, and other Android smartphones to its new Facebook Home launcher. The update comes after the social network announced it had seen over 1 million downloads of Facebook Home following its launch on April 22.
Despite support for just a small handful of Android smartphones, Facebook Home has already surpassed half a million downloads in just nine days. The new launcher first became available to download through Google Play on April 12, and it appears those with supported devices are keen to try it out.
If you’re disappointed that your HTC One didn’t come with a microSD card slot, then you’re going to be extremely jealous of users in China. Not only will the device have a removable back cover and a microSD card slot when it launches there, but it’s also have two SIM card slots as well.
If you have an older HTC smartphone, you’ve probably been itching to get your hands on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and Sense 5 since HTC announced the flagship One earlier this year. The Taiwanese company has already confirmed that an update will be made available to a number of existing devices, but it hasn’t yet confirmed when it will arrive.
According to one source, you can expect it to hit the HTC One X around June or July.
AT&T has finally gotten around to rolling out the much-anticipated Android 4.1 Jelly Bean upgrade for the HTC One X, three months after the software first landed on the international model.
Users can look forward to a whole host of enhancements with this release, including Jelly Bean’s Google Now and Project Butter, and HTC’s Sense 4+ user interface.
Good news! If you’re planning to pick up the new HTC One when it makes its debut in the coming months, you won’t need to worry about getting a successor just three months later. An HTC executive has today confirmed that the device will be the company’s only flagship smartphone of 2013.
When HTC announced the new HTC One earlier this month, the company also announced its latest Sense 5 user interface alongside it. Now existing HTC smartphone owners are itching to know whether they’ll be getting it, too. Today the Taiwanese company has announced that a select number of devices will be upgraded in the future — but a lot of the specifics remain a mystery.
Samsung’s Galaxy S IV event is “definitely” scheduled for March 14, according to sources familiar with the Korean company’s plans. On Monday, we heard the device would be unveiled on that date at an event in New York City, and those claims have now been “confirmed.” However, it’s still unclear when the device — which is likely to be one of the most successful smartphones of 2013 — will go on sale.