HTC Dot View case gets games, scrolling messages, more in latest app update

HTC updated the hardware of its Dot View case for the recently announced HTC One M9, but the app that powers the case has also now been updated—meaning that users of the HTC One (M8) Dot View case will also be able take advantage of some sweet new features.

The update packs the ability to play games on Dot View, notably one called “Dot Breaker” that looks a lot like the brick breaker games of old. You can also use Dot Message, which will display a message made of dots scrolling across the screen. Finally, the update packs new animated themes, a “special surprise” on your birthday, and a few practical enhancements to make the overall Dot View experience better: You can now control the flashlight and voice recorder, snooze alarms, and more.

Here’s the full changelog:

More interesting:
– Play games on Dot View
– Display a scrolling message on Dot View
More appealing:
– Try the new animated themes
– Receive a special surprise from Dot View on your birthday
More practical:
– Turn on your speaker during a phone call
– Control the flashlight and voice recorder
– Snooze alarms
– Enjoy more notification icons
You can get the HTC Dot View app on the Play Store for free.