Android 4.4.2 already rolling out

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So you heard about Android 4.4.1 last week and now you’re waiting for the update, right? What if we told you there was actually an Android 4.4.2 update already set to go. According to multiple reports, this even newer version of KitKat is hitting devices today. We’ve seen people ...

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Android 4.4.1 coming to improve camera experience for Nexus 5

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Google is expected to soon issue an Android 4.4.1 update to address the camera performance of the Nexus 5. According to The Verge, the details will include faster launching, faster autofocus, and improvements in low-light conditions. Additionally, the white balance will get a punch-up as will ...

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HTC revenue slightly better than before, but can they do better?

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HTC has launched several devices in past, like the HTC One series – that includes the flagship One, One Mini, and the latest One Max. All these devices are great, and critics ranked them high in their books, especially the HTC One. But at the end of the day, what really matters for a ...

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BenQ announces two affordable smartphones – BenQ F3 and A3

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Last time we heard from BenQ, it was back in 2009 and now it seems they are planning to make a come back with a pair of smartphones. BenQ has officially launched the BenQ F3 and A3 – both are budget-friendly Android powered smartphones, and luckily their specs are not that bad for a ...

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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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Samsung files for “Comfort Zone” patent

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Samsung, being the king of phablets with it’s Galaxy Note line of smartphones, has applied for a patent that will allow users to create a “comfort zone” based upon the reach of their thumb. Now you’re asking, “What does this mean?” We have all seen or played ...

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Red HTC One Max shows up in a promotional poster

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HTC One Max was released recently by HTC as their new flagship device, and also as a competitor of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. To be honest, both devices are great and if you end up with either of them, I am sure you wouldn’t be disappointed. Although having a choice in color is a... Read More

Oppo N1 to be released on December 10 – priced at $599

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Recently, Oppo released their new Android flagship known as the Oppo N1, and its unique features were a swivel camera and support for Cyanogen MOD. We were told that pricing and availability will be announced in ‘early December’ – and as we just entered the last month of the ...

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The big list of of discounted smartphones from Amazon

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Online retailer has more than 30 Android handsets listed at one penny* Rather than publishing post after post for smartphones discounted through Amazon, we’re going to create on singular page of deals and lump it all together. You’ll find contract phones as well as pre-paid phones, ...

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Google tossing in $25 Play credits with purchase of Nexus 7

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For a limited time, Google is throwing in $25 Google Play credits with the purchase of a Nexus 7 tablet Google, for a limited time, is tossing in $25 credits to anyone who purchases the Nexus 7 tablet through the Google Play Store. What’s more, the benevolent Google is also eating the ...

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Eric Schmidt pens guide to converting from iPhone to Android

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Google’s Eric Schmidt took to his Google+ account yesterday to write up a rather lengthy guide on how to convert from iPhone to Android. As he notes, many of his friends are switch from Apple’s device to something that runs Android. His unofficial tutorial spans setting up your ...

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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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Leaked doc tips Android 4.4 plans for select Samsung models

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Reportedly, the Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4 will get KitKat in January, followed by 2012 flagships A document obtained by iTechAddict tells us that some Samsung owners should expect Android 4.4 KitKat releases in the early months of the coming year. Assuming the details prove correct, the ...

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Amazon shaves Nexus 7 (2013) price to $199

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Presumably as part of a pre-Black Friday promotion, Amazon is offering the flagship tablet at a discounted price Amazon is offering the Nexus 7 tablet for $199 (16GB) and $239 (32GB) today, a savings of more than ten percent. While that discount doesn’t sound all that fantastic at first ...

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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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