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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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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Google bows trio of Nexus 5 ads

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Google has dropped a threesome of advertisement teasers for the Nexus 5 on the YouTube channel, each touting a different aspect of the phone. Specifically, these short 15-second clips are nothing all that new those who follow the Android space closely. Still, the average user and typical ...

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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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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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HTC: North American HTC One models to see Android 4.4 by end of January

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HTC USA took to Twitter last evening to shed a little bit of light on the Android 4.4 KitKat update as it pertains to the HTC One. According to a tweet, all North American models should see the update by the end of January. It’s not explicitly outlined when each particular carrier’s ...

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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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U.S. version of Moto G to launch with Android 4.4 – report

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As we learned the other day at its introduction, the U.S. version of the Moto G is not expected to arrive until early 2014. Fortunately for those who like to be on the cutting edge of smartphones, our localized model will launch with the newest version of Android, the 4.4 KitKat release. ...

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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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Benchmarks suggest Motorola XT1032 could be Moto G

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Benchmarks spotted at GFXBench’s website may shed some added light on the upcoming Moto G smartphone. Popping up on our radar in the past, the XT1032 has the makings of what should be a low-cost experience. Specifications figure to include a 720p HD display with a 1.2GHz quad-core ...

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8 things I love about the Nexus 5 & Android 4.4

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Last Thursday, Google announced the LG Nexus 5. I ordered one for myself, and I have some thoughts on some of the key features that Google put into this phone. Sometimes it’s difficult to understand just how much you would use some of these features, especially when you don’t know ...

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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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