This week in your world of Android: Samsung and Google signed a massive patent deal, Google sold Motorola to Lenovo, Samsung reportedly agreed to cut back on Android customizations, we learned a few more details about the HTC M8 and the Galaxy S5, Chrome apps for Android got rolling, and a rumor about the death of the Nexus made the rounds.
HTC One KitKat update arrives for Sprint customers, manual update requests only
In late October HTC pledged it would roll out KitKat to all HTC One handsets in the U.S. and Canada within 90 days. Unfortunately, HTC has announced it will miss the self-imposed deadline by about 1 to 2 weeks.
Rumor: HTC One’s successor (aka HTC M8) may launch in four colors
HTC is starting the rollout of the Android 4.4.2 update to HTC One handset in Europe. Back in November the company had told HTC One owners to expect the update to appear by the end of January, and this is precisely what's happening.
Will HTC finally move to onscreen buttons on the M8 (One 2014)?