HTC EVO 4G, Samsung Epic 4G and HTC EVO Design 4G gets updated on Sprint

Sprint has announced software updates for three smartphone models on their network.

The company does not confirm it but we believe that these updates remove the Carrier IQ component from these devices.

HTC and Sprint recently confirmed that future software updates would remove Carrier IQ from their smartphones.

It is good to see that Samsung might also be working on the same.

Here is the changelog:

HTC EVO 4G

HTC EVO 4G

Enhancements/Fixes:

– Security Update

– Updated Peep client (to align with Twitter)

– Battery life improvements

Samsung Epic 4G

Samsung Epic 4G

– Security update

– Speaker feedback fix

– The QIK and Asphalt 5 applications are no longer preloaded. When opening

The applications using the application icon, you will be redirected to the

Android market to download and install the full application.

* After the QIK install, you will need to login using your original

Account information or create a new account. All contacts should remain intact

* After the Asphalt 5 install, previous game play data (eg. levels) will not be retained.

HTC EVO Design 4G

HTC EVO Design 4G

Enhancements/Fixes:

– Security Update

– Updated Peep client (to align with Twitter)

– Updated Sprint Zone client

– Battery life improvements

– 3LM Enterprise Tool Access (no user interface changes)

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