How are the latest OTA updates treating your HTC EVO phone?

No-more-ciq

All three HTC EVO phones that we care about (the HTC EVO 4G, EVO 3D, and EVO Design 4G), and even one that we don't care about (the EVO Shift 4G), recently got OTA updates that turned out to be pretty significant. Not only were all three devices updated at almost the same time (a rare occurence, although not entirely unheard of), but this update also removed one of the most contentious pieces of software in EVO history: Carrier IQ.

Along with the removal came better battery life on all three devices. Additionally, the original EVO 4G is now unlockable via HTC's official method, so those of you with HBOOT 1.50 can hopefully find some peace now.

So now that some time has passed, and everyone has either manually updated or received an automatic notification that an update is available, how is this treating your phone? Are you noticing the better battery life? Are you glad that your phone finally stopped spying on you? Let us know below in the comments!

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John F

John was the editor-in-chief at Pocketables. His articles generally focus on all things Google, including Chrome and Android, although his love of new gadgets and technology doesn't stop there. His current arsenal includes the Nexus 6 by Motorola, the 2013 Nexus 7 by ASUS, the Nexus 9 by HTC, the LG G Watch, and the Chromebook Pixel, among others.