Same story, different month. And that’s not a bad thing. The latest Android platform distribution numbers have been released for the first week of July and things continue to look up for Android 4.4 KitKat.
Compared to last month, KitKat usage is up 4.2 percent. Nothing major, but a swing in the right direction nonetheless. ... Read More »
Just one week ago now a revamped version of Gmail for Android was leaked showing Google experimenting with a handful of new features and a completely updated user interface that did away with a lot of the work Google has put into unifying the look of Android and third-party apps along with it. ... Read More »
A week after releasing the Android 4.0.4 update for the AT&T HTC One X, HTC is now releasing the update for the NVIDIA Tegra 3 powered HTC One X in Europe. While the underlying version of Android may be the same, some of the new features and bug fixes are slightly different since ... Read More »
Lost is the flurry of this week’s Google I/O news was the announcement that Google has developed a PDK (platform development kit) for hardware manufacturers to help them port the latest version of Android to new or existing devices. At this time, no real details are known about the PDK, except that it will be available ... Read More »
My name is Taylor Wimberly and I’m an unhappy Verizon customer. Five months ago I walked into a Verizon store, purchased two Galaxy Nexus phones, and ported my numbers over from T-Mobile. I knew there was a strong chance I might regret that decision, but I wanted to try out Google’s flagship smartphone on ... Read More »
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is an amazing phone, but customers who purchased the Verizon version have not been too happy with the device because of a number of bugs. After nearly 5 months of waiting, it appears that Verizon could be close to releasing a software update that resolves many of the known issues that ... Read More »
If you have an Android device with Sprint and have been waiting on an update to Android 4.0, then listen up. Today Sprint released a statement which read, “Sprint will begin to roll out Google’s latest version of Android, Ice Cream Sandwich, to our customers in 2012. Ice Cream Sandwich will be available via an ... Read More »
If you own the European HTC One X, you might want to go check for software updates. HTC just pushed out a new update over the air (OTA) that upgrades the firmware to version 1.28.401.9. We don’t have a full changelog yet, but we think this is the update that includes the fix that ... Read More »
Though Verizon was the first U.S. carrier to offer an Android 4.0 device, they will be the second carrier to push out an Android 4.0 updates to a couple phones in their lineup. A leaked picture of Best Buy’s computer system shows that Verizon will be releasing the Android 4.0 OTA update for the ... Read More »
Android software updates remind us of the NBA draft lottery system. You think a handful of teams have a good shot at winning the 1st round draft pick, but the results often surprise you.
When you hear that devices being upgraded from Android 2.x to Android 4.0.x are receiving a 66% performance boost ... Read More »