Updated Sense UI has remote-wipe capability
That the US Cellular HTC Merge will be launched on May 31 should come as no surprise -- we first brought you that date four days ago (along with an early look at the regional carrier's dummy units). But USCC's gone and made it all official on Facebook, saying:
The Android-powered HTC Merge is officially launching on May 31! UPS trucks will start arriving at stores starting tomorrow so call your local U.S. Cellular location for availability.
And USCC's sweetened the deal (the phone's only $149 after contract and rebate) with a tweaked Sense UI that allows for remote wiping, should you lose the exceptional horizontal slider. Nice!