CyanogenMod releases KitKat-based CM 11 M1 for “actively” supported Nexus devices

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One of the most popular aftermarket flavors of Android, CyanogenMod, recently released a stable CM 10.2 update. Given its based on Android 4.3 you might think they’re ready to take a break. Hardly – it is already pushing out official builds of its next release. On Thursday night, ...

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Jelly Bean accounts for 54.5% of Android builds as KitKat makes appearance

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KitKat is already making its presence felt however Jelly Bean rules the roost The Jelly Bean versions of Android (4.1-4.3) account for 54.5 percent of the platform, according to the latest Developer Dashboard figures. Statistics collected in the 7-day period ending on December 2 show Jelly Bean ...

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HTC One Google Play Edition is latest to score KitKat

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The HTC One Google Play Edition is the latest Android smartphone to pick up its Android 4.4 KitKat software update. According to multiple reports, the rollout began somewhere over the early hours of Monday morning. As you might expect, the update comes over the air and weighs in around 300MB. ...

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AT&T’s Moto X is latest to receive Android 4.4 KitKat

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Your move, Sprint. AT&T has followed both Verizon and T-Mobile in rolling out the Android 4.4 KitKat updates to their Moto X smartphones. The changelog looks to be the same as the other two; no new bloatware or services.  If you have any one of these three versions of the Motorola ...

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Sony investigating Android 4.4 KitKat upgrades for multiple devices

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Sony may expand its Android 4.4 KitKat plans to include a number of additional devices. Head over to the company’s support page for devices such as the Xperia ZR, Xperia T, Xperia TX and Xperia V and you’ll find that it lists the devices as being “Under Investigation”. Check out ...

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T-Mobile Moto X gets Android 4.4 KitKat

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The nation’s fourth largest wireless provider is but days behind Verizon in issuing Android 4.4 to the Moto X T-Mobile is the next carrier to see the Android 4.4 KitKat update rolling out to the Moto X. An updated post on Motorola’s blog tells us that the nation’s fourth ...

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Motorola taps more smartphones with 4.4 KitKat update plans

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The Moto X’s Android 4.4 KitKat update may have started rolling out today and the new DROID family may be getting updated soon, but that doesn’t mean other Motorola phones are being left out. According to Motorola’s website some other phones will be receiving the update as ...

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Verizon first to dish Android 4.4 KitKat update to Moto X

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Surprise, surprise! Verizon is the first carrier to offer an Android 4.4 KitKat update to its Moto X smartphone. A post on the hardware maker’s blog tells us that the update begins today and will roll out in phases. Details are as to be expected and include the standard 4.4 features. ...

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Moto X’s KitKat details confirmed in leak

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It’s no secret that Motorola is readying an Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Moto X – the company has already gone on record as promising such an update for the next few weeks. The first Android 4.4 KitKat details have surfaced for the Moto X, thanks to a leaked document which ...

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HTC ‘M8′ will reportedly run KitKat and feature 5-inch 1080 display, Snapdragon 800 CPU

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Not that we would expect anything less, but the next-gen HTC flagship smartphone (code name M8) will reportedly feature a 5-inch 1080p HD display. What’s more, it will get its power from the combination of Android 4.4 KitKat and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. Considering that most ...

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Google Now app update delivers KitKat features to older smartphones

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Keep an eye on your notification bar over the next few days; an updated Google Search app is about to deliver some great new features. Largely centered around Google Now, the app brings about new cards of relevant, important information. Fans of movies, magazines, blogs, and television will be ...

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Motorola: Moto X will see Android 4.4 KitKat within “weeks”

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Motorola’s CEO, Dennis Woodside, in helping to announce the new Moto G smartphone, started off the event with a quick recap of the Moto X. According to Woodside, the Moto X is expected to see its Android 4.4 KitKat update within “weeks”. It’s not explicitly clear when, ...

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Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 seeing Android 4.4 KitKat updates

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Those of you with an Nexus 7 or Nexus 10 are advised to keep an eye on your notification bars for software updates. According to the Android team, the 4.4 KitKat update has begun trickling out to both tablets. Actually, to be clear, this is more than two tablets as the 2012 and 2013 versions... ...

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Google releases Hangouts 2.0, KitKat Keyboard apps

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Google, having been rather busy of late, is pushing out software updates and app updates to smartphones all over the world. Today sees them issuing updated versions of the Hangouts app and KitKat Keyboard. As you may already know, the Hangouts 2.0 app features integrated SMS capabilities, ...

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Sony outlines Jelly Bean and KitKat plans

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Sony took their mobile blog today to clear up some of the questions floating around the Android 4.4 KitKat updates for Xperia devices. As expected, it’s the newer models that get the love first, namely the “Z” line of devices. For what it’s worth, Sony did not provide ...

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