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.
OnePlus has just sent out a new teaser for the company’s next “game changing” device, which will be announced sometime in April.
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Due to the declining value of the euro, the OnePlus One’s price will increase in Europe beginning Wednesday, March 25th.
OnePlus has just announced that the One will soon make its way to 16 more European countries.
We are taking a look at the installation process in this quick review of the OnePlus One StyleSwap Bamboo Cover!
It was a very interesting week in the world of Android. OnePlus caused quite a stir when it announced it hired key Paranoid Android developers to help create Oxygen OS. A mystery Nvidia device was teased for next month. The long awaited Xposed framework update for Lollipop finally landed. We heard several credible reports about the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. Sony introduced its low-cost Xperia E4. Lollipop updates hit more devices. Xiaomi introduced itself to the US and said it would open an accessories store later this year. And we heard rumors about Google’s plans with Android One and a new payment service.
Some of the lead developers and designers behind Paranoid Android will be working for OnePlus to make OxygenOS
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Update CM 11S 05Q is now rolling out OTA for the OnePlus One, which features MaxxAudio, Swiftkey, and a host of fixes and improvements.