How did the Grammy Awards miss this hit from HTC CEO Peter Chou and chairwoman Cher Wang?

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HTC had their end of the year party as they usually do around the Chinese New Year (February 19). We usually get some interesting things out of it like the time they officially announced the “M7″ name of the original HTC One. However this year takes it up a notch.

CEO Peter Chou and chairwoman Cher Wang took the stage for a little diddy called “We Are One,” which is about HTC’s personality. Chou even strapped on a guitar. So while you were watching the Grammy Awards last night with all those amazing performances (from some you may have never heard of), you missed this very special “one” indeed.

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Cyanogenmod 12 finally released for the Nexus 9

Nexus_9_LTEThe wait for Cyanogenmod 12 is finally over for HTC’s flagship Nexus 9 tablet. The first nightly build for the tab is available on CM’s download page, and getting it flashed to your device isn’t too much of a hassle, considering this a Nexus tablet.

Cyanogenmod 12 is built from Lollipop’s source code, so you fortunately won’t have to abandon any features here. The first builds are going to be nightly builds, though, so there may be a few bugs here and there. Read more

T-Mobile HTC One (M8) getting Android 5.0 Lollipop this Monday, February 9

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Owners of the HTC One (M8) on T-Mobile have something to get excited about this weekend. Android 5.0 Lollipop will start pushing to the device starting this Monday, February 9th.

This news comes from Mo Versi who Tweeted that the update has received technical approval.

Sprint already started pushing the update to their branded One (M8) today, so we can only assume that AT&T and Verizon won’t be too far behind.

source: @moversi

HTC is now rolling out the Lollipop update for all unlocked and developer models of the One (M7)

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HTC has just started rolling out the much-anticipated Lollipop update to all unlocked and developer editions of its former flagship smartphone, the One (M7), situated in Europe. This upgrade transports the latest version of the Android operating system, together with a multitude of new features, bug fixes and stability improvements.

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HTC closes last year’s final quarter with small profit, still maintains growth

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While HTC did finish the final quarter of 2014 with a profit, the amount was not very much. The company published its Q4 2014 report this morning and it shows that HTC generated $1.5 billion in revenue before retaining just $15.9 million. It did prove to be HTC’s third consecutive quarter with a profit, so things are starting to look up for the Taiwanese company. And year-on-year growth for revenue was up 12%.

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Sprint HTC One (M8) Lollipop update starts rolling out today

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Yesterday we reported on a leak indicating the Android Lollipop update for the HTC One (M8) on Sprint was going to start rolling out on February 13th followed by the update for the LG G3 on February 16th. Turns out that leak was bit pessimistic as Sprint has released update 4.20.651.10 today which includes Android Lollipop along with removal of the Lumen Toolbar. Read more

Sprint updating the HTC One (M8) and LG G3 to Android 5.0 Lollipop next week

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Sprint is on fire when it comes to updating devices to Lollipop. If the HTC One (M7) and the Galaxy S 5 wasn’t enough, how about the HTC One (M8) and the LG G3? A leaked document shows that the HTC One (M8) will get Android 5.0 Lollipop on February 13 and the LG G3 will get the tasty treat on February 16. If you happen to own the Harman Kardon edition of the One (M8), don’t fret, because it’s included in the update as well.

Of course, it should be noted that “subject to change” is listed so if anything goes wrong with the final testing, Sprint will delay the launch. Let’s keep our fingers crossed.

source: Android Central