Samsung issues Android 4.4.4 for Galaxy Note 10.1 T-Mobile
Oct20

Samsung issues Android 4.4.4 for Galaxy Note 10.1 T-Mobile

Samsung has been busy with tablets this year, launching a new Nook oriented slate and of course the new Galaxy Tab S range. The large screened Tab S is quality, but for my money the best large tablet Sammy makes is the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition, the stylus packing slate that alongside the Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet is the best large screen device Android has to offer. Launched earlier in the year, the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 has been...

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Here’s a list of every device confirmed for Android 5.0 Lollipop
Oct18

Here’s a list of every device confirmed for Android 5.0 Lollipop

During this week that Android 5.0 Lollipop was released a slew of smartphone companies have detailed their plans for the latest and greatest platform from Google. Many of the brands, such as HTC, are reconfirming what we already knew, while Nexus devices getting the patch is a given. However, it is nice to see so many devices lined up for the bump over the coming months, while more and more are guaranteed to be added to that list. For...

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Nexus 5 remains, now with Android 5.0 Lollipop
Oct16

Nexus 5 remains, now with Android 5.0 Lollipop

The Nexus 6 landed yesterday with a big splash, which is fitting for a device that has a 5.92-inch screen and is massive. As you may know by now, the phablet niche is opinion dividing; there are those who love it and those who simply will never want a device that big. So in some ways, while the Motorola built Nexus 6 is an excellent one, it is also one who alienates a great swath of potential smartphone consumers. However, if you are...

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Android 5.0 Lollipop Coming to Most Motorola’s
Oct16

Android 5.0 Lollipop Coming to Most Motorola’s

Motorola has today confirmed that is range of 2013 and 2014 smartphones will all be getting an update to Android 5.0 Lollipop in the near future. The company said it was committed to delivering the latest and greatest Android version to its handsets soon, which probably means they will be among the first third party devices to get the update. Android 5.0 Lollipop rolled out yesterday on several new Nexus products, including the...

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Galaxy Nexus is getting Android KitKat after all
Oct09

Galaxy Nexus is getting Android KitKat after all

The Samsung/Google Galaxy Nexus was a fine device for its time, released in 2011 it had very good staying power but Google ultimately pulled the plug on the handset last year when it confirmed the GNEX would not be getting Android 4.4 KitKat. However, where there is a will there is a way, so plenty of MODs have since arrived allowing users to have KitKat goodness on their aging Nexus device. Something a little more permanent was...

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Here Maps Now on Android Devices
Oct08

Here Maps Now on Android Devices

It has been a while coming but Nokia's Here maps has finally hit Android devices.  For those of you not familiar with Here Maps it is a very capable mapping system that runs much more then smartphones it also runs stand alone GPS devices.  However the reason most user love it so much is offline maps.    This means data savings when you are in signal range and still getting navigation services when you are out of signal range...

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