Although the source of this story is from an HTC rep, we’re going to err on the side of caution. A fellow named Bruno spoke with an HTC rep on their site to ask about the HTC Flyer and a upgrade to Android 4.0. The rep told him that we could expect to see it in Q1 of this year. The reason we’re not jumping up with joy is because customer service reps can be wrong and have been wrong in the past. It’s a good indication that HTC might be thinking about bringing the update to the tablet but we will elect to wait on a more official statement before getting too excited. In the meantime keep your eyes peeled on community efforts to bring a Sense-less ROM to the device. [via Android and Me]
stars Popular this Weeklaunch
more_vertGalaxy S8 leaks show multiple angles
In case you haven’t gotten enough of the Galaxy S8, here’s another set of photos to get you excited for next week’s unveiling.
A new series of images show off various interface aspects of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus. The images also show a brief size comparison to the LG V20.
Roland Quandt of WinFuture was able to get his hands on an array of new press images of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, while also sharing details we have yet to see leaked.
A series of new actions have been added to Google Assistant, making it easy to do things such as control your Roomba or keep track of expiration dates for your food.
more_vertQualcomm blocked Samsung
The Exynos chips have been made exclusively for Samsung phones, but apparently, Samsung tried to sell them to other manufacturers. A new report claims Qualcomm prevented that from happening.
Fossil-owned fashion brand Michael Kors has announced 2 new Access smartwatches for launch this year. They’ll be donning Android Wear 2.0 and have some significant improvements.
Google has introduced a new “Free App of the Week” section on the Play Store, which takes a paid app or game and offers it for free for a whole week.
A number of high quality images have leaked showing official Galaxy S8 accessories. Check out the post for a look at Samsung’s DeX Station and a handful of different cases Samsung will be offering, but they wont come cheap.