Most of this article doesn't only apply to Telegram+ -- it just happens to be an example that got a lot of coverage elsewhere, with many authors or commentators putting the full blame on Google, Telegram, the Telegram+ developer or even WhatsApp Inc (eh?). In this article, we'll try to look at the different aspects to provide a clear view of what actually happened, and what can (and hopefully will) improve with regards to developers in general and the Play...
Android 4.4.2 OTA Now Available for the Verizon Droid DNA
A couple of days ago, we talked about how the Android 4.4.2 upgrade for the HTC Droid DNA had received technical approval from verizon for OTA release. We also mentioned how the update was scheduled to go live on Thursday the 24th. Well folks, today’s the day of official KitKat for Verizon’s close cousin to the Japanese HTC Butterfly.
The OTA was first spotted this morning by XDA Senior Member Spider210, who received a two-part OTA. The first part is a small (~5 MB) incremental upgrade in order to prep your device for the KitKat upgrade, whereas the second update is where the 618 MB of Sense 5.5-laden magic happens. At this time, the OTA has not yet been captured, but it’s only a matter of time before it is mirrored for everyone’s sideloading pleasure. Once available, the OTA will be available in the KitKat OTA thread.
Have you already updated or are you waiting for the OTA to push to your device? Let us know in the comments below and then head over to the KitKat OTA thread and the Verizon Wireless Droid DNA support page to learn more.
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Ever since custom recoveries and roms became popular, nandroid backups have been the fall back method for all android enthusiasts, irrespective of their confidence levels. They allow easy backup and restore in case things go wrong, which happens invariably when a modification is being tested. With that being said, how relevant are Nandroid Backups to this day? Back in 2011, when the world of Android was being awed by the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S2, a little modification made its appearance...
While HTC's latest flagship brings many new features, the aesthetic design of the device remains largely untouched in comparison to its predecessor. Many Android enthusiasts throughout the community were expecting a large redesign of one of the most beautiful handsets ever released, but what we got is something more along the lines of an 'HTC One M8S". So this begs the question, is the M9 worth the upgrade if you already own the M8? Current HTC One M8 users chime in and let us know your thoughts.