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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Google details Smart Caller ID feature in Android 4.4 KitKat

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The Smart Caller ID feature that was added in Android 4.4 KitKat may be smarter than we previously thought. Yesterday Google laid out more details for the new feature via a Google+ post. As we mentioned last week, Smart Caller ID will help you identify businesses you don’t have in your ...

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How To: Get the Android 4.4 KitKat launcher for your smartphone

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So you really like the idea of Google’s new Android 4.4 KitKat launcher and how it provides very quick access to Google Now, eh? Who could blame you, it really sweet stuff! The problem, as you likely already know, is that you may not see this capability on your handset for at least a ...

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HTC: Android 4.4 KitKat updates expected within 90 days

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HTC’s President Jason Mackenzie took to Twitter yesterday to talk up the Android 4.4 Kit Kat update as it pertains to the HTC One. According to him, the HTC One will see the latest version of Android inside of 90 days, followed shortly by the HTC One Mini and HTC One Max. While typically ...

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Download the new Android 4.4 KitKat wallpapers

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Looking to change up your Android home screen? It doesn’t get much easier than swapping out the wallpaper; it’s one of the quickest ways to breath new life into the mobile experience. ABOUT THIS THEME: This collection of wallpapers is based around the common theme of “Nexus 5 ...

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Notable features in Android 4.4 KitKat

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Now that Google has finally made the inner workings and features of Android 4.4 KitKat public, what can we expect? Google has posted a lengthy list of features for consumers and developers alike. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights. As we reported this morning, KitKat will indeed ...

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Android 4.4 KitKat to bring improvements to low-end market, wearables

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Another day and another rumor about the unreleased Android 4.4 KitKat operating system we know very little about. Perhaps shedding some more light on what’s to be found once the update is available, MobileSyrup is citing a report from Jessica Lessin that describes some of the improvements ...

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