After months of endless speculation Sony today announced the roll out of Android 4.4 KitKat for quite a few of its Xperia devices. They will now be able to run the latest iteration of Google’s mobile platform. Read on below to find out if your Xperia made the cut.
A few days back Samsung finally ended speculation about the Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 KitKat update. The company confirmed that it won’t release a KitKat update for the device since its 1GB RAM isn’t enough to “load system apps.” However it was only a matter of time before third party developers stepped in. Most people like Android for the vibrant developer community and Galaxy S3 owners that were left out will certainly […]
The Verizon Galaxy Note 3 hasn’t been as lucky as the international variant or even those offered by other major U.S. carriers. Almost all of them have already released the KitKat update as of March. Though it looks like Big Red might finally be playing catch up today. It appears that the Verizon Galaxy Note 3 Android 4.4 KitKat update is rolling out today.
After acquiring webOS HP released a trio of new products that were based on the platform. Unfortunately none of those products took off. The TouchPad tablet was one of those products and upon seeing that it simply wasn’t going anywhere, HP discontinued it only months after it was launched. To get rid of the stock it initiated a fire sale and unloaded all units for a fraction of the price. Since then […]
Gradually OEMs are updating their devices to the latest Android software update, KitKat, which Google released late last year. The first devices to receive said update were Google’s own Nexus crop followed by Google Play Edition variants. Over the past few months KitKat has been rolled out for many devices and now T-Mobile has come through for its LG G Flex variant.
The last major update Sprint released for its Samsung Galaxy S3 variant was back in November 2013. That was the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update. Since then the carrier has rolled out KitKat for Galaxy S4 and the Galaxy S5 already comes with Android 4.4 preinstalled. Galaxy S3 owners are finally being put of their misery today with the release of KitKat.
Sprint was one of the major U.S. carriers that decided to carry LG’s curvy smartphone, the G Flex. It was offered for $300 with a two year contract by Sprint. Those who picked one up have something to be happy about today. The Sprint LG G Flex Android 4.4 update has finally been released, bringing with it all the bells and whistles we have come to expect from the KitKat […]
Verizon subscribers have had to wait for a lot of time to get the Android 4.4 KitKat update on their Galaxy S4. Its actually one of the few carriers in the U.S. that have kept the wraps on this update for this long. Not anymore though. The Verizon Galaxy S4 Android 4.4 KitKat update has finally been released.
Even though Google released Android 4.4 KitKat last year it has still taken carriers a lot of time to roll out the latest update for their customers. In the U.S. Verizon is one of the few carriers that still haven’t released KitKat for the Samsung Galaxy S4. That might be about to change in the near future though. A purported leaked internal memo from Big Red reads that Verizon Galaxy […]
Big Red likes to take its time when rolling out updates for devices, which means that users have to wait for quite a lot of time to get the latest software on their devices. Folks with LG’s existing flagship on Verizon can now get excited. The Verizon LG G2 Android 4.4.2 update has been released. It brings a host of improvements and tweaks as well as subtle user interface changes. The update […]
Samsung has been quite quick to update a lot of its mobile devices to the latest version of Android. Only recently the KitKat update was rolled out for Galaxy S4 Active. Today the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Android 4.4 update has been released. The company launched this tablet late last year alongside the Galaxy Note 3, which actually became the first Samsung device to receive KitKat a few months […]
Last month Sony updated the Xperia Z1, Z Ultra and Z1 Compact to Android 4.4 KitKat. The company also confirmed that several other devices will receive the much awaited update in the second quarter of 2014. Q2 has started this month and it ends in June. Back then Sony didn’t give an exact month but now it has. The company has confirmed that Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and the Xperia […]
We reported yesterday about the possibility of AT&T releasing the much awaited KitKat update today for LG G Flex owners. The carrier has just confirmed the roll out. AT&T LG G Flex Android 4.4 update has now been released over the air and it should soon pop up on users’ devices. The update brings all the bells and whistles we have come to expect from KitKat as well as LG’s […]
A standalone Google Camera app has been launched today. Available for download from the Google Play Store, the app is quite different from the camera app that’s bundled with Android 4.4 KitKat. In its standalone app Google has kept the user interface quite clean to make the shutter button quite prominent while refining and improving the overall experience. Google promises that its an interface “that gets out of your way.”The […]
Samsung is known for launching multiple variants of its flagship devices. Galaxy S4 Active is the rugged, water and dust-proof variant of last year’s flagship smartphone. AT&T picked up the variant at launch and has been offering it to subscribers since. There’s good news today for Galaxy S4 Active owners on AT&T. Finally the AT&T Galaxy S4 Active Android 4.4 update has been released. The update is being rolled out over-the-air […]
Whenever Google releases major Android firmware updates, OEMs rush to get them ready for their most recent devices. Android 4.4 KitKat was released late last year. The first few devices to receive said update were 2013 flagships. Once they get out of the way, the OEMs turn their attention towards other compatible devices. Motorola Droid Razr HD, Razr Maxx HD and Razr M were all released back in 2012. They’re […]
OEMs give priority to their most recent devices whenever major updates are released. We witnessed this with Samsung and Android 4.4 KitKat. So far the update has only been released for Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4, its two flagships from 2013. Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2 owners are still waiting on the update, it was expected to drop by the end of March, but we didn’t hear anything […]
The long and agonizing wait is finally over for owners of the HTC phablet on Big Red. Verizon HTC One Max Android 4.4 update has just been released. Only yesterday HTC confirmed that it had received technical approval for the update, which meant that the update was set to be released very soon. Android OS version 4.4.2 is now rolling out over-the-air, the update notification should automatically pop up on […]
HTC has worked very hard to ensure that the KitKat update reaches its prominent devices promptly. Last year flagship, the HTC One, received KitKat back in February. HTC One Max owners haven’t been that lucky though, they’ve had to wait for quite a while even though Android 4.4 was released by Google late last year. Though it appears that the wait might soon be over for One Max owners on […]
There have been quite a few rumors recently about Samsung’s upcoming tablets. Apparently the company had a new lineup of mid-range tablets up its sleeve, the refreshed Galaxy Tab 4, Samsung stylised it as Tab4. Today the refreshed lineup has officially been announced, it comes in 7-, 8-, and 10.1-inch display sizes. Since priority is to keep the price low, specifications are modest at best.