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HTC First, the Android-based smartphone that Facebook and HTC brought to the market in the United States, with the new Facebook Home experience loaded on top from the get-go, won’t land in the UK after all, even if it was initially planned for launch in this market as well. ASUS and Google have been long rumored to plan the launch of a new flavor of the Nexus 7 tablet PC, and it seems that shipments of the device might start as soon as this month. Japanese mobile phone maker Sony Mobile has started to deliver the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean operating system to its Xperia S devices in France, a recent tweet from the company unveils. Canadian mobile phone maker BlackBerry is getting ready for the release of the BlackBerry 10 operating system to its PlayBook devices, and should make the move in the near future, new reports on the matter suggest. Taiwanese mobile phone maker HTC Corporation is expected to bring to the market a new flavor of the HTC One smartphone in the next two weeks, one that would run under stock Android, rumor has it. South Korean mobile phone maker Samsung Electronics is expected to make its first Tizen-based smartphones official later this summer, and it seems that there will be some good news for enthusiasts when that happens. A new flavor of the Chrome browser is now available for Android devices, though only in a beta state for the time being, namely version 28. On May 30, owners of iOS-based devices will be able to grab a new game from developer Rodeo Games, namely the turn-based Warhammer Quest. Less than a week after it arrived on devices in a stable version, the Opera 14 for Android mobile browser has received an update, with a nice range of bug fixes and other improvements packed inside. Microsoft has made available for download a new flavor of its official Outlook.com application for Android-based devices, namely version 7.