More specifically, Motorola indicated that the Moto X would be receiving the Android 4.4 KitKat update in a “matter of weeks.”
You may have heard how the new Smart Dialer in Android 4.4 will automatically list your most frequently contacted contacts toward the top of the list, but there are a few more tricks up that KitKat sleeve.
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 […]
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.
Give me a break. Give me a break. Break me of a piece of that Android 4.4 and Nexus 5 bar-style smartphone goodness. I think I got that right.
There’s just something magical about the pure Google experience and the rumored $299 outright price point is pretty appealing too. And now, the latest set of leaks are showing us a little more about what to expect.
As you know, the Moto X should become available toward the end of this month, but it will ship initially with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. That being said, the Motorola Mobility CEO says that the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update is almost ready for primetime and it should be pushed out soon.
If you’re in the market for a new Android tablet and don’t have a ton of money to spend, the $137 Coby Kryos could be for you. It might not be the fastest tablet in the market, but it is certainly one of the most affordable.
A rumor is suggesting that Google has plans to release a white version of the Nexus 4 in the coming month. The device will be running the next version of Android.
The LG Nexus 4 is now starting to receive an update to Android 4.2.2, after first being spotted on the Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 10 and Nexus 7.
In a recent post to the XDA Developers forum, a guide was released to help readers get stock 4.1.2 on their Verizon Galaxy S3’s.
We’ve seen an increase in tablets aimed at younger audiences recently, and Ematic are currently showcasing four more Android pads to add to this range.
Vizio sure isn’t holding back at CES this year. We’ve heard about their first Windows 8 tablet, their 7-inch Tegra 3 tablet and now a 10-incher that runs on a Tegra 4 processor with Android 4.2 at launch.
If you’re in the market for the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini, and you happen to be in Asia, you might be lucky enough to be getting Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean ahead of other Mini owners.
Perhaps you are in love with the Apple iPhone form factor, but you’d prefer to have things running on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. If that’s the case, this budget unlocked smartphone could be just the ticket.
The latest rumor has a new 18MP camera coming down the pipes that will be powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. And it’s doing the interchangeable lens thing.
It seems that Google has now pulled the LG Nexus 4 Android 4.2.x system images and binaries offline. These files were supposed to be out there to allow Nexus 4 modders a way to restore their devices to an original state, making the Google Nexus 4 almost impossible to brick.
Have an international version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, or more specially model GT-N7100? Exciting news, Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean is now available for your downloading pleasure.
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.
It seems that Android 4.1.2 is now starting to rollout to a very select few Galaxy S3 users. The latest version is also said to bring multi-window support to the S3.
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.
If you’ve upgraded your Nexus 7 to Android 4.2 and are experiencing some crushing lag and sluggishness, it seems that the solution is really simple. Blame Google Currents.
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.
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.
If you’re willing to go with a lower-tier brand, and are looking for tablets with Android Ice Cream Sandwich for less than $100, the Coby Kryos, 7.0-inch WVGA with a 1GHz processor and 512MB of RAM might be your best bet.
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.
Today starts the official rollout of Android 4.1 “Jellybean”, at least for lucky owners of Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ devices.
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?
ZTE has now licensed the Rightware Kanzi UI solution, which offers a 3D homescreen that helps ZTE’s new phones really stand out.
That’s changing, now that Sony is ready to push out Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to the dual screen Sony Tablet P. As with the Tablet S, the update will be pushed out automatically via the software update feature.
Personally, one of the highlights is the inclusion of a native screenshot capture. It used to be that you had to root the Sony Tablet S to get this feature, but now it’s built-in; just press the power and reduce volume buttons at the same time.
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.
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.
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.
The Adam 2 will be running Google’s Ice Cream Sandwich OS and will also feature TI’s Wi-Link 7.0 (Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and FM transmit/receive in a single chipset) and Phoenix Audio Power Amplifiers, along with PowerVR SGX5xx GPU.
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.
Cotton Candy by a Norwegian company FXI Technologies is a prototype USB stick that is equipped with Samsung’s Exynos dual-Core ARM Cortex A9 (1.2GHz) CPU, an ARM Mali 400 MP (quad-core) GPU, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, and HDMI output.
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.
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.
Acer America has just announced that the Acer Iconia Tab A200 will go on sale in the US on January 15th. The Android 3.2 slate features a dual-core Tegra 2 processor, a 1280 x 800 10.1-inch display, and 8 GB and 16 GB storage options.
Best known as a maker of high-quality, value-priced PCs, Velocity Micro has also made e-readers and Android tablets for a few years now, even if these were not met with a significant success from customers of cheap devices of this nature.