Samsung just announced the Galaxy Ace Style, its newest Galaxy-branded Android smartphone. Described as a “fun, expressive and easy-to-use smartphone designed for the social user,” the Galaxy Ace Style is a low to mid-range handset that includes the following features:
Sony has always been decent with software updates – for newer devices anyway – but the company loves to release them in batches. Today Sony announced that Android 4.4 updates will be rolling out for the Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z1 Compact all at the same time. The rollout should be underway ... Read More »
In Android 4.4, Google introduced a new method of paying with Google Wallet known as Host Card Emulation, or HCE. It allows Google to bypass carrier rules that prevent an app from accessing something as integral as an NFC secure element. Instead, it would use just NFC safely. This means that Wallet users were no ... Read More »
It seems as though the rollout of Android 4.4 to existing hardware is finally getting into full swing, with devices like the Moto X, HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S 4 all getting their updates in recent months. Now another manufacturer has announced that it, too, is getting in on the Android 4.4 update action.
Samsung hasn’t always been the fastest when it comes Android updates, but besides Google and its Nexus devices, I think that Samsung is the best overall. Not only are its updates released in a somewhat timely manner, it supports its older phones for quite a while. This is important because it reassures customers that their device ... Read More »
To date, the unlocked, developer and Sprint models of the HTC One have all received the Android 4.4 KitKat update. HTC has been hard at work updating all the different models, but at the moment, it’s down to the carriers to okay the updates through their long and often inefficient approval process. Luckily, we’ll have ... Read More »
It’s that time of the month once again, Android fans. Yes, it’s time to check in with Google on its Android distribution stats and find out which versions of its mobile operating system are being most widely used.
We’ll start our recap of February 2014′s Android version distribution numbers with a quick round of “Good ... Read More »