Tag: kitkat

Android distribution numbers for the week to August 1st

Google announces distribution numbers for the Android devices that connect to the Play Store on a monthly basis. The Android distribution numbers for the week up to August 1st are now out, and they make for interesting reading if you like that sort of geeky number subject. Android …

Android Distribution Numbers For June 2016

Google has released the Android distribution numbers for June 2016, and the breakdown makes for interesting reading. Every month Google releases the stats which indicate the percentages of users running a version of Android and using the Google Play Store. This is useful to developers (and testers) because …

Samsung Galaxy 4.4.4 Update dates leak

On what may be the eve of the launch of Android 5.0 a roadmap has leaked from Samsung detailing when selected models from the Galaxy range should be getting the 4.4.4 update. Certain models have of course already received theirs however this will come as welcome news to …

Sammy Galaxy Note 2 gets covered in KitKat chocolate

Got yourself one of these on Three? It’s the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and, if you go searching for updates, you should find that the freshly-baked Android KitKat 4.4.2 has arrived. Download the update and enjoy everything that KitKat has to offer. We have Lee Burnip to thank …

No KitKat for international version’s of the Galaxy SIII and SIII mini

A couple of days ago documentation was leaked showing Samsung’s progress in bringing Android 4.4 KitKat to their older generation devices. These documents unfortunately indicated that the official KitKat update for the International Galaxy S III GT-I9300 had been “canceled for now.” This documentation stated that the hangup …

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 gets updated to Android 4.4

A little while back Leigh wrote about a load of handsets getting a software update, including the Galaxy Note 2 getting an update to 4.3. Now it seems it is getting an update to 4.4. The update will bring full screen album artwork, full KNOX functionality and Samsung …

LG G Pad 8.3 finally gets its KitKat update

Being an owner of the LG G Pad 8.3 I’ve been eagerly awaiting the KitKat update, especially as the companion device the LG G2 has received the KitKat update a few weeks ago. Well it seems that according to my G Pad that the update has started to …

Motorola Moto X – Review

Cast you mind back to 2013 Motorola announced the Moto X, resplendent in many different colours and accents with talk of tiny bezels and no need to have the latest and greatest spec . Fast forward eight months and us poor UK residents can finally get hold of …

Have a break, have a problematic KitKat on the HTC One

A few of you have been getting in touch with us after the new KitKat update appeared as an available download on your HTC One. However, it looks like the brakes have been applied to the roll-out after “difficulties” occurred.. We are aware that a limited number of …

It seems like the Motorola RAZR i might get KitKat after all

A few months ago I posted an article about the Motorola RAZR i and the possibility that it would get updated to KitKat (it’s here if you’re interested) and it received quite a bit of interest as owners of the Intel Atom equipped Razr i were hoping to …

LG G2 Jelly Bean vs KitKat video

The LG G2 is a cracking phone that many people have been wondering when it will be updated to KitKat, well LG have answered that by saying mid March. They’ve also made a video showing the speed differences in the UI. With the KitKat OS upgrade, the LG …

Samsung Kitkat updates detailed, S3 not included

Samsung USA recently announced the list of handsets and tablets that are going to get the 4.4 KitKat update and now a Polish blogger has confirmed the details for other countries including the UK. There are 11 phones and 6 tablets on the list: The phones: Samsung Galaxy …

Google asks manufacturers to use most recent version of Android

I like Android. It has lots of customisation options, the widgets are great, there are lots of free apps and there are plenty of alternative launchers and even ROMs to use if you get bored of your default settings. However this links to most people’s major bugbear – …

Moto X up for pre-order at Phones 4u right now

Just yesterday we covered the launch of the Moto X. The white version is exclusive to Phones 4u and you can pre-order one with them right now. If you go ahead and decide to do that you’ll get a free wireless speaker worth £120. Available later this month, …

Moto X revealed. More intelligence, more curves, less money.

As we expected, Motorola have just announced the Moto X. The 4G handset has a 10 megapixel camera and a curved back. It’s cheap too. Like that “special club” I went to the other night, this particular handset is all about “No touching”. It uses the Google voice-recognition …

Moto G gets Android KitKat 4.4.2 OTA update

The Motorola Moto G has impressed pretty much everyone since its launch late last year, and the positives just keep on coming with the news that all Moto G phones will be getting the Android KitKat 4.4.2 update, with the roll-out starting today. There have already been some …

Moto G coming to Vodafone “soon”

You know how much we like the Moto G. It’s cheap, it’s got decent specs and it won our “Best Smartphone Under £200” award too. The handset, which we’ve detailed here, will be arriving on Vodafone UK at a non-specific point in the future. Vodafone doesn’t have pricing …

What’s new in Android 4.4.1

The new version of KitKat brings lots of smaller changes Following the first maintenance release of Android KitKat, the big news is that there are many camera fixes and enhancements for the Nexus 5, but it turns out there are also a lot of smaller changes and improvements …

Android, sailing across a chocolate sea

Are you wanting to get a mention on Coolsmartphone? Today is definitely a good day to email us, because things are a little quiet on the news front. This new KitKat advert shows the tie-in with Android and is a sign of things to come. How weird. This …