With Android 4.4 KitKat officially official, fully detailed and available already on a number of Nexus devices, it’s only a matter of time until gadgets not running stock versions of Google’s OS will also be bestowed upon the honor of savoring the latest chocolaty software treat.
So you thought the Asian onslaught of Android flip phones was a joke, huh? A passing fad, a whim, a bizarre eccentricity as many Westerners tend to describe Oriental customs they don’t get or resonate with.
It’s no longer a mystery in many ways smaller, more portable tablets are doing better than “full-sized” 10-inchers, at least as far as the Android landscape is concerned, but what is the perfect size after all? Is it seven inches a la Google’s Nexus 7?
The Nexus 5 is one of the most powerful phones on the market, and is vastly more affordable than its competition. Here’s a look at how it stacks up against some of the more popular high-end phones on the market, and why it just might dominate the market.
Google has released the latest Android distribution numbers, and things are looking up, with Jelly Bean now running on more than 50 percent of devices.
An AOSP build of Android 4.4 KitKat for the Nexus 4 has been finalized by the folks at Paranoid Android, and is available for download. A similar build is available for the Nexus 7.
Following a genuine rumor overload that was cut short almost a little too late, Google Nexus 5 cravers are unsurprisingly faced with an availability news overload less than 24 hours after the phone’s glamour-free formal intro.
We didn’t really need further confirmation a larger than before 12-inch Samsung Galaxy Note was in the works, what with it making the Bluetooth SIG and benchmarking rounds a couple of days ago, but any info that can help fully solve the puzzle is welcomed.
It’s been a few hours since Android 4.4 KitKat was (finally) made official, and Motorola and HTC have already confirmed that they’ll be updating select devices to the latest version of the OS.
Google unveiled the Nexus 5 along with Android 4.4 KitKat today, and the latest version of Android comes with a host of new features.
After months of leaks and rumors, the Nexus 5 is finally official. The device will be available starting today, and costs $349 for the 16 GB version.
Though the world’s first couple of smartphones to sport curved displays didn’t quite end up as flexible as we imagined all this time, the Samsung vs. LG duel is shaping up to be quite heated and interesting to the outside viewer.
It all started with Amazon’s Kindle Fire, which threatened Apple’s iPad with a dynamite blend of portability and affordability, but it only was after Google’s Nexus 7 intro that a solid smaller than 10-inch tablet niche was truly established.
The next version of Android aims to fix fragmentation issues that have been plaguing the platform for years.
Celebrity endorsement might have not helped HTC’s dwindling financials too much (mostly because the Taiwanese only made one commercial starring Robert Downey Jr.), but that’s not stopping Samsung from adding LeBron James to its already impressive partner roster.
When the original Galaxy Note was announced, people wrote it off without giving it a second thought. Two years later, the Galaxy Note series has become a huge success for the world’s largest smartphone maker.
Go big or go home used to be the motto of phablet manufacturers, as tech-savvy folks looked unable or unwilling to wrap their heads around the concept of budget-conscious larger than 5-inch phones.
Anyone from India looking to make a solid deal on an Android handheld with cool looks, decent speed and spacious display? You’re in luck, because Xolo is on a roll and, following the Q600, Play, Q1000S and A500S, they’ve just introduced the Q900.
Listen up, Verizon users, and listen close, as we have both good and bad news for you today. Which one do you want first? Let’s start with the good and look at the half full part of the glass for once, shall we?
How much hype is too much? We’re probably about to find out, as we’re in the midst of a genuine rumor overload starring possibly the worst kept secret in Android history, Google and LG’s Nexus 5.