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HTC One mini (M4) owners with a penchant for custom ROMs will be pleased to hear their device is now officially supported by CyanogenMod. An experimental “test” version of CyanogenMod 11 as well as the handset’s first “nightly” build are available to download now.


If you’ve watched any of those Galaxy S5 or HTC One M8 unboxing videos that are now taking over YouTube, then you’ve probably seen their new startup screens that proudly display a “powered by Android” logo.

Google is now forcing handset makers to display this logo in a supposed effort to raise awareness of the Android brand, with many third-party interfaces making the platform unrecognizable.


HTC today released its Dot View companion app for Sense 6 via Google Play, again signaling its intentions to decentralize built-in apps and make them easier to update. The app works alongside the new Dot View case for the HTC One M8 to deliver handy information to the lock screen.


HTC today added a new entry-level handset to its Desire smartphone family. It’s called the Desire 310, and it’s the Taiwanese company’s first handset powered by a MediaTek processor. Other highlights include a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera, 1GB of RAM, and HTC BlinkFeed.


Has your smartphone’s battery life been draining unusually fast since you updated to Android 4.4.2 KitKat? It’s likely its camera is at fault. A nasty bug introduced in Google’s latest Android update can cause the camera app to continue running in the background after you’ve closed it, maxing out your handset’s CPU and eating up power.


HTC today reported its unaudited financial figures for February, and they don’t make for pleasant reading for fans of the Taiwanese company. Revenue continued to tank, dropping a massive 36.45 percent from the same period last year to NT$7.22 billion ($238.4 million).


HTC Watch, the movie store that comes pre-installed on HTC devices, will close in the United Kingdom on March 31. HTC confirmed the news in an email to users this week, and the company encourages them to download movies to their devices if they wish to keep them.

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