Android KitKat for the ASUS Padfone Infinity and Fonepad Note 6
Aug14

Android KitKat for the ASUS Padfone Infinity and Fonepad Note 6

Asus has updated two of its flagship devices to Android 4.4 KitKat today, giving the Padfone Infinity and Fonepad Note 6 the latest full release of Google's mobile platform. The company rolled out the update today for two of the quirkiest devices in the mobile world. The Padfone Infinity is a flagship bothering smartphone that comes with a tablet dock, locking into a 10-inch screen to double as a fully functional Android slate. It is...

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Android 4.4 KitKat continues steady rise
Aug13

Android 4.4 KitKat continues steady rise

When Google rolled out Android 4.4 KitKat at the end of last year the company was clear that the remit of the version was to bring the platform closer together. The OS was even more streamlined to work on older and underpowered devices, and for the most part Android 4.4 has been a success. Indeed, its usage share grew again through the first week of August according to data that shows which Android versions are the most popular....

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Moto 360 will boast huge battery life
Aug07

Moto 360 will boast huge battery life

We already know a whole lot about the Moto 360 smart watch from Motorola, but we have yet to find out too much about its specs. Motorola unveiled the wearable earlier in the year and since then the company has kept quiet on features, specs, price, and release date. Luckily, the company was a little more generous and has showed off the design of the 360 numerous times, while thanks to Google's Android Wear we know what software it will...

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Android stays as the market leader last quarter in the US
Aug07

Android stays as the market leader last quarter in the US

ComScore's latest figures show that Android continued to be the dominant mobile platform in the US market during the last quarter, although Google's OS did lose some market share. The United States market is arguably the most important as it paints a picture as to what is going on globally, so these figures show Android’s continued popularity. Android's hold on the market continues to be strong as the platform accounts for over half...

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T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z1 gets Android 4.4.4
Aug07

T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z1 gets Android 4.4.4

T-Mobile is today rolling out another Android 4.4.4 update, this time focusing on Sony's older flagship, the Xperia Z1. The patch will bring the year old smartphone completely up to date in terms of Google's mobile platform, and it could be the last Android update the Z1 sees. Sony has yet to confirm whether the handset will get Android L when it arrives, but it seems unlikely for the aging Xperia. If you are not sure what to expect,...

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Motorola will roll out Android L to the Moto X
Aug05

Motorola will roll out Android L to the Moto X

With Android L set to land sometime in the fall, the list of manufacturers confirming that their handsets will get the bump to L is growing. Motorola and its Moto X are the latest, with the company confirming that its year old flagship device will be getting Android L. Motorola's Moto X was one of the best smartphones of 2013, even if it did lack some of the specs and raw performance of its flagship rivals. The reason why the device...

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