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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Roku brings screen mirroring to Android and Windows Phone
Oct02

Roku brings screen mirroring to Android and Windows Phone

Roku is one of the leaders in the set tip streaming market and offers an array of devices to let you get your content on demand. However, the company has not explored the mobile space too much, but has decided to take some baby steps with an interesting new feature. Roku has announced a new screen mirroring feature that lets owners of Android and Windows Phone 8.1 devices mirror their content to the big screen. If you have used...

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T-Mobile’s Galaxy S4 variant gets Android 4.4.4
Sep10

T-Mobile’s Galaxy S4 variant gets Android 4.4.4

Samsung and T-Mobile have been showing the Korean company’s old Galaxy S4 flagship some love today by rolling out a new Android update for the handset. The patch brings the 2013 smartphone up to date with Google’s mobile operating system by giving it Android 4.4.4 KitKat. Considering the S4 is at the top end of its 18 month update window it is good to see Samsung still focusing on it, and the handset is also due to land Android L when...

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Sony updates Xperia Z range to Android 4.4.4
Sep10

Sony updates Xperia Z range to Android 4.4.4

If you are the owner of the original Sony Xperia Z and a number of other models from the range then you will be getting Android 4.4.4 KitKat on your device soon. Sony has confirmed that the update is ready for its older flagship smartphone as well as confirming that the newest version of Google’s operating system will also land on the Xperia ZL and ZR smartphones as well as the Xperia Z Tablet. Sony’s newer flagships and other Xperia...

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Verizon updates the HTC One M8 to Android 4.4.3
Sep09

Verizon updates the HTC One M8 to Android 4.4.3

Verizon has finally jumped on the Android 4.4.3 train for its HTC One M8 variant, finally catching up to rivals such as AT&T and T-Mobile who both delivered the patch last month. Big Red delayed its device for some reason, but the largest carrier in the US has now announced that the update will arrive on September 10th, which is of curse tomorrow. HTC’s current flagship smartphone is having a slightly different Android update to...

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