Looks like some lucky (or unlucky) guy got himself a test build of Key Lime Pie instead of standard KitKat on his new Nexus 5. Upon firing up his Nexus 5 (which was purchased second hand), he noticed it was unstable and kept crashing. Inside the Settings menu, he found this:
We’ve seen quite a few small leaks of Android 4.4 so far, but nothing to really show off the new features. This newest leak goes into the settings menus and other places to show the existence of a few new features. Unfortunately, it’s still a build of Key Lime Pie, just like the rest. So ... Read More »
As we sit and wait for any morsels of official Nexus 5 news to hit the wire, we’ll take anything unofficial we can get. Over the weekend, a log file from a Nexus 5 running KitKat (still being referred to Key Lime Pie internally in some places) leaked that shows us not only some interesting ... Read More »
With Key Lime Pie, Android 5.0, right around the corner, everyone with an Internet connection is laying out what they hope to see in the next big update to hit Android. I have my own wants for Key Lime Pie, like a final solution to Android’s terrible backup situation.
With the launch of the new Nexus 7, a handful of other flagship devices and Android 4.3, Jelly Bean, already come and gone, we can turn our complete attention to Key Lime Pie, or what is presumed to be Android 5.0. For as much as we’ve heard about the upcoming “K” update rumored to hit ... Read More »
Don’t get too excited, because these things can be faked, but an uknown device with the name “Google X” just appeared on the AnTuTu benchmark site, as first spotted by Japanese blog Rbmen. The “Google X” device is running Android 5.0.1, with an unknown 1.5 GHz processor, and returned a respectable score of ... Read More »
Imagine a world where you buy your smartphone first and then pick your wireless carrier. Picture a fantasy land where you can customize your phone’s hardware to your liking, similar to how Dell or Lenovo lets you build a PC. You can laugh and say I’m full of it, but I’m here to tell you ... Read More »
The Motorola X Phone is one hard device to pin down. We’ve been hearing rumors on Motorola and Google’s mystery project for several months now, the most concrete evidence of its existence being a job listing from Motorola for an X Phone project manager. Today, more rumors on the device have ... Read More »
There’s a picture going around on Google+ today that features a new installment on Google’s Mountain View campus, fueling rumors and speculation. It’s of a chrome Android statue, and unfortunately, it probably means nothing.
Posted by Googler Paul Wilcox, positioned across the street from where Google has placed a new statue for every ... Read More »