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HTC One to Get Android 4.4 KitKat in the Next 90 Days

Naturally, everyone is pretty excited about the highly anticipated arrival of the Google Nexus 5, but they’re equally excited about the arrival of Android 4.4 KitKat. If you happen to have an HTC One, the good news is that the newest version of Android will land on your handset within the next three months. This […]

Android
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Android 4.3 Update Rolls Out for Galaxy S4 LTE

As much as you might like your Samsung Galaxy S4, you may have been disappointed that you didn’t get the latest version of Android to go with it. Well, Samsung has finally come forward and it’s starting to release an official build of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean for the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE.

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Archos GamePad Arrives for $208 and Android 4.1

At the end of August, we alerted you of the Archos GamePad. Archos claims that it is “The first true Android games console”. With a price tag of just £129.99 ($208) and the specs to back it up, the GamePad may be the gaming tablet of the Holiday Season 2012.

Android
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Android 4.2.1 Update arrives for Nexus Users Today

While few handsets have even received the first taste of Jelly Bean with Android 4.1, the Nexus crowd not only has Android 4.2 but seems to be getting an update in the form of Android 4.2.1 today. The update is said to be arriving for Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 for sure, though there have been reports from Nexus 7 owners that they are getting the update as well.

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Google Voice isn’t working right with Android 4.2 [ Updated ]

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean has started to arrive, bringing several new improvements to the table. Unfortunately, any new changes to an OS are bound to be met with a few problems along the way, and Android 4.2 is no exception. It seems that Google Voice is reportedly crashing quite regularly thanks to Android 4.2.

Mobile Apps
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Get Android 4.2 Core Apps on your Android 4.1 Device

Interested in getting your hands on Android 4.2 and the many new core apps that come with it? While it might be a while before the next version of Android comes to your particular device, you don’t have to wait for those core apps any longer— if you own a device running Android 4.1.

Android
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Android 4.0 On Its Way To Raspberry Pi

Despite its handicaps, there is support for a custom Raspbian Linux distro and Fedora Linux, and it’s hard to complain when you are spending such low amounts of cash. If you really wanted to do more with the Pi though, you might finally have your chance; it seems that Android 4.0 is finally making its way to the Raspberry Pi through a custom ROM.

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Introducing Google Android 4.1 JellyBean

Recently Google confirmed that Android Jelly Bean is indeed on its way, adding new features and debuting alongside the new Nexus 7 tablet. The new OS version is set to arrive first with the Nexus 7, and will start to show up as an update on older handsets this July. So what exactly is different this time around?

HTC
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HTC One X With Stock Android 4.0 ICS Headed To T-Mobile?

At the MWC 2012, HTC unveiled their new “One” series which includes the impressive One X handset. The only disappointment was that the device was announced to be an exclusive to AT&T in the US, but we have good news for you. According to the latest rumors, the device might be headed to other carriers as well.

Android
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ZTE Mimosa X is Fully Packing NVIDIA Tegra and Android 4.0

When NVIDIA acquired Icera back in mid-2011, we knew that the company will soon be making its entry into the smartphone game. They have done just that by introducing the ZTE Mimosa X handset, which is the first device to feature both the NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor and the NVIDIA Icera modem technology, and also the answer to Qualcomm.

MOTOROLLA
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Droid 4 Coming February 10th?

Just yesterday, Droid-Life received a new tip that claims the Droid 4 is on its way very, very soon. In fact, just days away with a release date of February 10th. Supposedly this model will cost for $199 with a 2-year contract. The rumor seems at least somewhat believable considering it includes a screenshot from a Verizon equipment guide.

Android
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CyanogenMod 9 Music App Now Available for Android 4.0

It will only work on devices which run Ice Cream Sandwich though for now and will not be streaming music from your Google Music account. Neal expects that he will be able to backport CM9 Music “as much as possible”, but some features such as notification and lockscreen controls on older Android versions will have to be sacrificed.

MOTOROLLA
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Say Hello To The Motorola Droid 4 And Jetpack 4G LTE Verizon Mobile Hotspot

AT&T looks to be in a good position to attract quite a number of customers with their newly announced Android and Windows devices with LTE capabilities. But it’s not going to be easy for the carrier as Verizon has had a head start in deploying LTE in the US and has now announced new 4G LTE-powered smartphones, the Motorola Droid 4 and the Droid RAZR MAXX, at CES.

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Lenovo’s K91 Smart TV Runs Android 4.0

K91 is branded as the world’s first smart TV to run Android 4.0. The “smart” part of the equation is Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processor running Lenovo’s skinned Android 4.0. This apparently offers a seamless combination of VOD, Internet applications and traditional TV programs. Its TV 2.0.