LogMeIn Rescue might be pre-installed on the next HTC EVO

Log-me-inAs we learn more about what the next HTC EVO might be, LogMeIn has just announced a partnership with HTC that will see its Rescue software preinstalled on many HTC devices going forward. This means that technicians will be able to remotely take control of a malfunctioning device to, hopefully, provide better support.

To protect devices from malicious hackers, HTC and LogMeIn say that remote connections will only be available during active support calls. Once a technician connects to the device, he or she will be able to run remote diagnostics, push device and network configuration settings, and remotely control the device to resolve issues. Additionally, this service will be available anywhere in the world, as long as the device has an active data connection.

There is certainly enough time to include this in the next EVO, since we don't expect a release until June at the earliest. And if this service is free for the end user, it will certainly help HTC stand out even more.

What do you think? Does this potential feature add value, or is it more bloat that you'll try to uninstall as soon as you get your new phone?

[Android Police]
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