Google Glass KitKat update coming this week

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The biggest news about the update is that KitKat is coming to Google Glass, bringing with it under the hood changes and massive improvements to battery life. Also now that Glass runs Andriod KitKat, developers can write Glassware apps using the Android SDK. Other changes the update also ...

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Sprint Rolling out KitKat 4.4.3 update to Nexus 5

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A new update is out today for the Nexus 5 on Sprint.  This update version (KTU84F) brings about various bug fixes, and also enables the device to work on Sprint’s Spark LTE bands 26 and 41.  Sprint’s update page states that the update will be released over-the-air in stages and may ...

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LG’s G Pad 8.3 gets Android 4.4.2 KitKat update early

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LG have begun rolling out Android 4.4.2 KitKat to their LG G Pad 8.3 tablet via an over-the-air (OTA) update in Europe. LG were expected to release the update, so we knew it was coming, but LG jumped the gun and are issuing the update early. The 4.4.2 KitKat update for the LG G Pad... Read More

Verizon’s HTC One Max KitKat with Sense 5.5 update landing Monday

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HTC’s executive director of product management today announced that the Android 4.4.2 update for the One Max on Verizon has received approval from the carrier and is therefore beginning its deployment as of Monday. Alongside the Android 4.4.2 update, Sense 5.5 will also be bundled for the ...

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Intel unveils 64-bit kernel for Android 4.4 KitKat

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Intel has officially announced that they have completed early work on an Android 4.4 KitKat kernel that support a 64-bit architecture. With this release, the company ported, validated and tested the Android Open Source code on [Intel Architecture], taking on the work that developers typically ...

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HTC resume Android 4.4 KitKat update rollout in UK

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Following the halt HTC put on the rollout of Android 4.4.2 KitKat for its devices in the UK after many users began experiencing difficulties following the update, HTC have resumed the rollout. Customers on all the major UK carriers should begin to see the update trickle down to their devices ...

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Sony delivers Android 4.4 KitKat to Xperia Z series smartphones

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Sony on Wednesday announced that the Android 4.4 KitKat update is available for the Xperia Z series of smartphones. Specifically, the Xperia Z1, Z1 Compact, and Z Ultra can now update to the recent version of Android. In addition to the standard fare of Android features, Sony has included a few ...

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Google Wallet’s tap and pay soon to be exclusive to KitKat and up

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Google will soon be cutting off support for the tap and pay feature on devices not running yet running KitKat. Pre-KitKat devices aren’t quite as secure as devices running 4.4 and up thanks to some firmware updates introduced in the latest version. In laymen’s terms, the new ...

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Galaxy S4 and Note 3 KitKat update removes benchmark-improving code

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You may remember the controversy that was caused when it was discovered that Samsung had implemented code in the Galaxy S4 and Note 3 which boosted their benchmark scores in an attempt to falsify the performance of the device. It seems that Samsung has chosen to remove this offending code in ...

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Paranoid Android 4.1 beta released with reworked PIE controls for KitKat

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There are plenty of options when looking to run a custom ROM on your Android device and one of the most popular, besides CyanogenMod, is Paranoid Android. Official PA ROMs only support Nexus devices, so if you don’t see your device in the downloads, it’s not supported by the main ...

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LG G2 Android 4.4 KitKat update hitting UK in March

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Great news for the LG G2 owners in the UK, as LG have announced that they will begin rolling out Android 4.4 KitKat to its users as soon as March. The company says the update, above anything, significantly increases performance over the previous version of Android, and they’re touting it ...

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T-Mobile HTC One’s KitKat update coming this week, AT&T “likely” next week

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T-Mobile and AT&T HTC One owners waiting for the update to Android 4.4.2 KitKat don’t have to wait too much longer. On Tuesday, Jason Mackenzie, president of HTC America, took to Twitter and answered a few customer questions about the updates. Mackenzie said that the update for the ...

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Samsung confirms Android 4.4 KitKat for multiple devices

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Samsung on Tuesday outlined the Android 4.4 KitKat update details for a number of smartphones and tablets. In addition to the standard OS details, Samsung will include other software touches: Location Menu: An integrated location menu enables users to easily activate GPS, Wi-Fi and mobile ...

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Sprint delivers KitKat update to HTC One

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Sprint, over the weekend, announced that the HTC One will soon receive its Android 4.4.2 KitKat update. Starting February 11, the update will be available by manual download through the smartphone’s settings. As the first carrier in the United States to offer the update, Sprint’s ...

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Motorola announces multitude of updates, including “KitKat sweetness” for Canada and Australia

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Motorola took to its blog yesterday to announce that despite the chilly weather, it’s not preventing its engineers from churning out software updates. Among the updates are a new “Motorola Gallery”, offering an enhanced UI with faster navigation, a streamlined album drawer and ...

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