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 »
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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.
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Looks like that commitment to provide major Android updates to its upcoming flagships isn’t the only good news that HTC had to share during its Reddit AMA. Responding to questions about some of its existing hardware, HTC revealed that the One max and One mini are expected ... Read More »
Some new images of the Sony Sirius have popped up on Chinese forum Read More »
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 »
Samsung officially introduced a quartet of new Android tablets at CES that cover a range of sizes, starting out at 8.4 inches and going all the way up to 12.2 inches. At the time, the company was more than happy to share the spec details of ... Read More »