Android fans, it’s been a big week for HTC, with everything from controversy over the alleged overheating of the M9, to the announcement of a new extended warranty program and the M9’s US release date, and ending with a bang, with the news that Cher Wang will take over as CEO. In other news, Android manufacturers continued to push out Lollipop to their devices, credible renders of the Xperia Z4 leaked out, Google announced major changes to its app approval process, Huawei sent out invites for the Ascend P8, OnePlus teased a “game changer” and a Swiss watchmaker joined Android Wear.
Best Buy is currently selling the HTC RE for only $99.99 in Blue, Orange and White. And if you don’t mind picking up an open-box device, you can score the White or Blue variants for only $74.99.
This week, we talk about a new Angry Birds game, a Wii-style game on Android, Nintendo and DeNA, Google Play changes, and more Android apps and games news!
HTC delayed the release of the One M9 in Taiwan in order to apply last minute changes to the phone’s software package.
It’s the end of an era, ladies and gentlemen. Peter Chou, co-founder and long-time CEO of HTC, has given up his position, with Cher Wang set to take over.
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During the company’s “Uh-Oh” presentation this morning, HTC announced that the new One M9 handset would be available in the United States starting April 10th.
Leaked details for the HTC One M9+, formerly the Hima Ultra, point to a late Q1 release date. Rumored specifications include a 5.5-inch QHD display and MT6795 SoC.
HTC is extending its Advantage warranty program with new benefits and a longer validity period. The new program is called Uh-Oh, and while the name is funny, the benefits it offers are nothing to laugh at.