It’s always interesting to see how Android is progressing. In the past, the operating system was plagued with devices not getting updates in a timely manner, or at all. Even with Ice Cream Sandwich and early versions of Jelly Bean out, old versions like Gingerbread have still dominated the charts.
Times are very different now, with ... Read More »
The Samsung Galaxy S5 for Sprint has just received the green light to get its Android 4.4.4 KitKat update, but it looks like that’s not the only Samsung-branded smartphone getting new software.
As it turns out, the AT&T-branded Galaxy Note 3 is now also receiving its official update to Android 4.4.4. This means that ... Read More »
If you’re a Samsung Galaxy S 4 user on AT&T, then you’re in luck. The device is getting a small update from Android 4.4.2 to Android 4.4.4, which is the latest Android version out there aside from the just released Lollipop. With this update come ... Read More »
Google has updated its Android distribution stats for a 7-day period ending on November 3. For the new month, the numbers don’t reveal anything too surprising, but it’s certainly a good time for KitKat.
Google officially updated the developer page for Android to reflect the newest stats regarding Android distribution across the separate platform versions. ... Read More »
In the early part of June, the original Moto G received its official update to Android 4.4.3 that, thanks to Motorola, brought with it plenty of features that were tied to the Android 4.4.4 update plus a little extra from Motorola to add to the mix. Now the Lenovo-owned Motorola has begun sending out an ... Read More »
New month, new Android platform distribution numbers.
Google today posted the latest Android distribution stats, which are the result of an effort to track all Android devices that accessed the Play Store in the week ending on September 9. Here’s what El Goog found:
Android 4.4 KitKat: 24.5 percent, up ... Read More »
Android 4.4.3 is headed to the Verizon Wireless HTC One (M8) beginning Wednesday, September 10, according to an HTC executive. While details were light in the initial tweet that announced the incoming update, which will be sent out over the air, one big main feature is headed to HTC’s flagship ... Read More »
Right on the heels of the Android 4.4.4 soak test starting its rollout for the Sprint Moto X, AT&T has released the Android 4.4.4 update to its own model of the Moto X. But you don’t have to be a participant of the soak test ... Read More »
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 »
Usually, Motorola is the quickest with Android updates. With the 4.4 KitKat, 4.4.2 and even 4.4.3 updates, Motorola was the first to upgrade its devices – aside from Google, that is. Motorola hasn’t pushed any Android 4.4.4 updates yet, though, and now it’s been beaten to the punch by Sony.
The Sony Xperia Z1, Z1 Compact and ... Read More »