KitKat details leaked for multiple Samsung smartphones

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Samsung expects to deliver Android 4.4 KitKat updates to around eight smartphones before June is out, says SamMobile. According to the blog’s sources, a number of devices have already been cleared to roll with a handful of others still in “testing”. Between May and June we ...

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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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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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HTC: “We’ll miss our self-imposed Android 4.4 target”

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HTC president (U.S.) Jason Mackenzie has penned a post on the company’s website advising that the hardware maker will miss its self-imposed target for Android 4.4 KitKat. Initially expected to arrive for the HTC One this week, it appears that the process could take another week or two ...

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Android 4.4 KitKat update for HTC One hits U.S. carrier labs, certification expected next week

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HTC took to the Twitterverse Thursday to announce that One owners in the U.S. should be seeing the update to the latest and greatest version of Android soon. The company said that the final KitKat software has entered carrier labs for final testing and certification is expected next week. The ...

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Moto X coming to UK, France and Germany on Feb. 1, lacks Moto Maker customization

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Motorola’s pride and joy, the Moto X, has been a U.S. exclusive up until today, when the company announced availability in the UK, France and Germany. Coming Feb. 1 for £380 sim-free or £25 on contract from Phones 4u, Carphone Warehouse, O2, Amazon and Techdata, the device will lack Moto ...

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UPDATE: Images of Nokia’s first Android phone leak

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An upcoming phone being made by Nokia code-named “Normandy” has pretty much only been seen as renders until today, when @seamissu leaked a photo of the device on Twitter. The device was first seen in November thanks to @evleaks, and it has been said that Nokia has the device nearly ...

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Upcoming LG D830 to offer 13 MP camera, 4K playback and slow motion capabilities

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Earlier today, we mentioned that a number of unannounced LG smartphones were discovered in recent benchmark tests, so the handset maker could soon introduce “a gang of models.” Among these models, which are all running Android 4.4 KitKat, is the mysterious LG-D830, a device with a ...

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Hisense’s monster 6.8-inch X1 Android smartphone due in Q2

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The line between smartphone and tablet may have been blurred with devices like the Samsung Galaxy Note, but Hisense unveiled something crazy at CES this week, basically a smartphone in a tablet body. Launching in China before the U.S. this summer, the Hisense X1 features a 6.8-inch 1080p IPS ...

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DEAL: Woot selling factory refurbished Nexus 7 2013 today only for $189 and $219

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If you missed all the recent discounts on the newest model of the Nexus 7, today Woot has the flagship 7-inch tablet at a discounted price. The devices Woot has for sale today are the black 16 and 32 GB models and are “factory refurbished for $189 and $219 respectively. These aren’t ...

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KitKat-based CyanogenMod 11 M2 Snapshot builds now available for numerous devices

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CES 2014 is almost upon us where there will be lots of new tech toys unveiled, including Android phones and tablets, but that doesn’t mean you should give up on your current device just yet. If you were hoping to breath some new life into your device with the latest version of Android 4.4 ...

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Press 1.5 debuts with polished UI, tons of features

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My favorite RSS app for Android, Press, was recently updated to version 1.5. The update brings with it some new features the app had been missing, solidifying its place on my home screen. In the 1.5 update, the team at Press has added a new night (dark) theme, immersive mode for Android 4.4 ...

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Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx, Droid Mini receiving Android KitKat 4.4 today

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Verizon is pushing Android 4.4 KitKat out to Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx, and Droid Mini devices today and it’s going out in phases.  It’s kinda of nice to see Big Red pushing out updates in a timely manner to its flagship line of phones.  So what are you waiting for? Christmas? A new ...

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Cover exits closed beta for Google Play Store

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In the last year, there have been many launcher and lockscreen replacements for Android popping up and one of the most recent and popular is Cover. Cover, which for the last few months has an invite-only beta, is now out of closed beta and available for free in the Play Store. It’s an ...

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Leaked document tips Android 4.4 KitKat for mid-range Samsung smartphones

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According to a leaked document, Samsung plans to update select models in the mid-range of to Android 4.4 KitKat. Models alleged to see the update include the Galaxy S4 Mini, Galaxy S3 Mini, Galaxy Ace 3, Galaxy S Advance, Galaxy Ace 2, Galaxy Core, Galaxy Fame and Galaxy Fresh. Google’s ...

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