Tag: kitkat

Samsung 4.4 rollout details leaked

The news that Samsung are working on updates to their latest devices in order to bring them into line with the newest Android version will come as a surprise to no one. What is a slight surprise is how quickly the updates are actually scheduled for release.   …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Play Edition has a KitKat

The whole point of the Google Play edition handsets is the promise of timely updates. The HTC One GPe lived up to that promise with the news that the Android 4.4 Kitkat release is rolling out and now comes the news that the Samsung Galaxy S4 GPe is …

Have a break, have a KitKat on the Nexus 4

Are you a Nexus 4 owner who’s recently had the over the air (OTA) update to Android 4.4 KitKat? Listen up then, because there are reports cropping up around t’interweb complaining about errors affecting a whole array of functions. The issues range from the start button being a …

KitKat-Based OmniROM Available for Google Nexus

Are you a Nexus 5 owner? Are you into the custon ROM scene? Well if you are like me (my N5 was just a few mere hours old before the bootloader was unlocked and the device rooted). Google Nexus 5 owners looking to get in on the fun: …

Nexus 4 OTA Update rolling out now

Motorola yesterday started rolling out the Android 4.4 Kitkat update to Verizon customers in the US. Whilst this is quite big news in terms of the speed that Motorola have actually implemented the update what is causing more of a stir, particularly amongst the more vociferous Nexus fans, …

4.4 KitKat Nexus Factory Images now live

If you’re anything like me you’ve been refreshing the official Google Stock Images page since the announcement of KitKat, well the wait is over. If you head over to the developer pages you’ll find all you need to update your Nexus 10, 7 (2012 and 2013 model) and 4 …

Android 4.4 KitKat rolling out to Nexus 7s, Nexus 10

If you have got a Nexus 7 (2012 and 2013 Wifi models) or a Nexus 10 you may want to start checking for the big update right about now, as the OTA to KitKat has been released into the wild according to the official Android Google+ account. The …

Google Nexus 5 review

When reviewing the Nexus 5, I’m extremely conscious of getting caught up in the excitement phase that accompanies receiving a new phone. After looking back at last year’s review, I actually feel that my assessment was mostly fair. But still, the passing of time has allowed that device’s …

KitKat ROMs now available for the Galaxy Nexus

Hot on the heals of the news from Google that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus will not be getting Android 4.4 KitKat, and less than 48 hours after the release of this latest version of Android on the Nexus 5, the clever bods over at XDA Developers have a …

Google Nexus 5 – Unboxing

The Nexus 5 must have been one of the most leaked phones of all time, thankfully the wait is over and on 31st October Google announced the Nexus 5 to the world at 6pm…… and the next day it was available in Carphone Warehouse to purchase! Not wanting …

Want KitKat on your Samsung Galaxy Nexus? Oh look, a rainbow

Google Support seem to have revealed something that may upset many. The Samsung Galaxy Nexus won’t be getting an update to Android 4.4 (aka KitKat). Why? Well, Google tell us that because the device was launched two years ago (how time flies eh?) it falls outside the 18 …

Nexus 5 goes on sale

The Nexus 5 could almost be compared to the Loch Ness Monster.  Several people claim to have seen it, there are pictures and video but it has never been officially confirmed that it exists. That however hasn’t stopped a Dutch site (Belsimpel) from putting it on sale for …

HTC One update to 4.3 begins

The HTC One has now been on the market for nearly seven months and is still HTC’s leading device. July saw the handset receive the 4.2.2 update and now the latest incantation of Google’s Android OS is beginning to roll out bringing the HTC One bang up to …

Have a break, have a Nexus 7

Google, as you’ll hopefully know already, went ahead and called their new version of Android “KitKat” after a rather clever tie-in with the chocolate bar. Now the PR machine is beginning to kick into gear and the companies are dishing out more than just free chocolate bars. Their …

Nexus 5 appears again at FCC

The Nexus 5.  So far there has been no official confirmation of its existence however the pictures and rumours just keep on coming. Today new pictures have emerged from the FCC showing what is reputed to be the new Nexus 5, made once again by LG.  The pictures …

The day Google destroyed the Microsoft announcement.. with a chocolate bar

Feet up, watching TV last night, I couldn’t help notice something. Until early evening, the tech websites, news channels and Twittersphere was awash with one thing – the fact that Microsoft had splashed £4.6 billion on the Nokia mobile business. £4.6 BERILLIONNN That’s a lot of money. A …

Google teases next version of Android – 4.4 KitKat

Yes, you read that headline correctly. Google has just announced that its next version of Android, 4.4, will be called KitKat®. Of course, the Android team are famed for naming  releases after different desserts – we’ve had in  Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, and …