Samsung is known for supporting old devices well. The Samsung Galaxy S II was updated from Gingerbread all the way up to Jelly Bean 4.1, with many smaller updates in between, giving it a lifespan of almost two years. However, it looks like the Galaxy S III will beat that record by quite a bit. ... Read More »
The LG G3 has a cool feature called Knock Code. It’s an extension of LG Knock, which allows you to turn your phone or tablet on and off with a simple double tap on the display. For devices without physical home buttons, it’s really useful to just tap on a sleeping phone and have it wake up without having ... Read More »
Samsung often focuses its update efforts on its flagship smartphones, but that doesn’t mean that it neglects its mid-range hardware. The AT&T Samsung Galaxy Mega is getting some love in the form of the almost-latest flavor of Android, version 4.4.2 KitKat.
Since the device is jumping from Jelly Bean 4.2.2 all the way to 4.4.2, it’ll be getting a ... Read More »
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Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note II users, if you like chocolate today’s your lucky day. Verizon is pushing out a major update for Samsung’s last generation Galaxy Note that will bring the handset up to Android 4.4.2.
Like most major updates, you will be able to grab this one over the air by heading to the ... Read More »
Motorola continues to be fantastic with providing timely updates: the next device to get the latest version of Android is the Moto G. Specifically, Moto G devices purchased in the US or Brazil. The update to Android 4.4.3 brings performance fixes, updated Phone and People apps and probably more (it’s not perfectly clear what 4.4.3 brings).
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Yesterday, Google released all the factory images for Nexus devices for the latest version of Android, 4.4.3. A surprising amount of Nexus devices received support from the get go, which is awesome. But it looks like support is going beyond ... Read More »
Samsung is on a roll updating older devices lately. First the US Cellular Galaxy S III got its KitKat update yesterday, and now today, it’s the Sprint Galaxy Note II to get the update. While not quite as old, ... Read More »
Samsung isn’t giving up on old devices, even beyond a reasonable 2 year period. The Samsung Galaxy S III is now two years old, with two models succeeding the aging device, yet the company has decided to update most models to the current version of Android. Today, the US Cellular model begins getting its official ... Read More »
The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active was the rugged version of the Galaxy S4. Waterproof and featuring a metal back, some of us liked quite a bit. However, the bump down to an LCD display and an 8MP camera were a bit hard to bear for spec obsessive folks like us. However, if you bought one, ... Read More »
LG admittedly hasn’t been very good with updates. Like, at all. But the company hasn’t abandoned its older phones entirely, as the AT&T LG Optimus G Pro is now getting its update to the latest version of Android. With KitKat, users will be getting the new white look in its status and navigation bars along with ... Read More »