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 »
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 is a solid tablet featuring decent specifications and the all-important S Pen. While it isn’t amazing by any means, especially by today’s standards, it’s about to get a lot better. The global rollout of KitKat is just beginning in South Korea and Poland at the top of the list.
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In the world of carrier-branded devices, there is no way to escape bloat unless you root and remove all of it. Maybe some AT&T Galaxy S5 users thought they were lucky, and they had somehow avoided getting Lookout installed on their devices. It’s been on every other Samsung device as part of a deal, so ... Read More »
HTC has really been intent on delivering updates quickly. Even though its old devices are often left in the dust, devices from the last year are planned to get updates to Sense 6 eventually. One of those devices has now begun receiving the update, and it’s the Sprint HTC One max.
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The HTC One (M8) was set to come with a software feature called Extreme Power Saving Mode, but it didn’t make it to devices at the time of launch. Luckily, HTC is releasing the feature through an update, which should eventually come to all versions of the device. But first up to get the update ... Read More »