HTC One S no longer receiving updates only 15 months after release


Though the HTC One S is still a young phone at just over a year old, its update cycle has come to an end. HTC tells us that the One S will no longer be receiving updates, keeping it on Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean at the latest. The device’s 1.5GHz processor and 1GB of RAM should have made it powerful enough to handle any Android updates coming down the pipeline right now, but the lack of continued support from an Android manufacturer remains — unfortunately — unsurprising.

That brevity of support underscores what continues to be one of the bigger issues for Android devices. Even the iPhone 4, which is now over three years old, is still supported by Apple and will be updated to iOS 7 when it’s released this fall. That level of support…

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