LG to roll out simple UI to more devices
Aug21

LG to roll out simple UI to more devices

The LG G3 surprised a great many in the tech world when it launched because for the first time the Korean company has done everything right. LG has been making good smartphones for a few years, but the G3 was a shift to making arguably the best, with cool design, blazing performance, and even a decent price. The G3 also addressed one of the things that has plagued previous good smartphones from LG, such as the G2, and that's software....

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Xperia M2 gets Android 4.4 confirms Sony
Aug21

Xperia M2 gets Android 4.4 confirms Sony

Sony's Xperia M2 is a solid mid-range smartphone that we discussed in-depth yesterday when Sony unveiled the waterproof version, the M2 Aqua. It is a busy week for the handset as the Japanese company has today announced that the entire Xperia M2 range (including the M2 Duo and the upcoming Aqua) will be getting a bump to Android 4.4. The smartphone currently runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean but is getting the hike to the latest full...

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HTC to launch more handsets on Windows
Aug14

HTC to launch more handsets on Windows

HTC has been in a bit of a rut lately as it has lost ground in the Android wars and is struggling to make ends meet. One of the ways the company will attempt to reverse the decline is by launching its much admired HTC One M8 flagship on Microsoft's Windows Phone platform, with that handset due to launch this month. However, that may not be the only HTC smartphone heading to Android's rival platform. According to a source inside HTC's...

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HTC to roll out
Aug13

HTC to roll out

HTC has been in a sales rut over the last two years, and building some of the best pieces of hardware has proved to be the most temporary of remedies. The HTC One M8 may has driven profit last quarter, but the rest of the year looks bleak for the Taiwanese giant. The company could have a trick up its sleeve though in the form of some of its in-house apps and services. The company has been placing its own apps and skins on Android for...

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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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