Sony rolls out Android 4.4 for Xperia Z2
Jul18

Sony rolls out Android 4.4 for Xperia Z2

Sony has today announced the latest update for its Xperia Z2 flagship, giving the handset Android 4.4 KitKat and bringing it up to speed with rival devices. It struck us as odd that Sony did not release the Z2 with KitKat in the first place and the company has been unusually slow bumping it to Android 4.4. We hope the Japanese giant is a little quicker in rolling out new Android versions when it releases the Xperia Z3 later in the...

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No more Nokia Android phones from Microsoft
Jul17

No more Nokia Android phones from Microsoft

Microsoft's shocking but inevitable decision to cut jobs today has had a huge impact on the company's future mobile plans. Of the massive 18,000 jobs slashed, 12,500 come from the newly acquired Nokia devices and services divisions and Redmond also put an end to the Nokia X Android line. That means we will not see any further forays into the Android market from device with the Nokia or Microsoft branding. That is contrary to recent...

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Android 4.4.4 changelogs for Motorola DROID MAXX, Ultra, and Mini
Jul15

Android 4.4.4 changelogs for Motorola DROID MAXX, Ultra, and Mini

for the software and revealed that it made a few extra enhancements to Google's patch. The update is available now for the 2013 DROID Ultra, DROID MAXX, and DROID Mini. Android 4.4.4 arrived when the paint was still wet on Android 4.3.3, rolled out by Google to deal with a few performance and design bugs in the 4.3.3 software. Motorola has been quick to adopt the software, but has also taken the opportunity to make its own little...

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Sony Xperia Z3 shows up again online
Jul14

Sony Xperia Z3 shows up again online

Sony's Xperia Z3 has emerged from hiding recently and today we have been treated to the best look of the device yet. The smartphone is the next in Sony's flagship range and is expected to replace the Xperia Z2 (itself only six months old) later in the year and it is being rolled out to take the fight to the LG G3, HTC One M8, and a slew of Samsung flagships in the Android market. The latest leaks of the Xperia Z3 reveal once again...

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Microsoft States $99 Tablet Coming Plus $199  Notebooks Coming
Jul14

Microsoft States $99 Tablet Coming Plus $199 Notebooks Coming

Looks like Microsoft has started to take cues from the success Google is having with with it's Android/Chrome OS across all platforms.  First Microsoft makes the Windows/Windows Phone operating system free.  Then they tweaked it to run on lower spec'd devices all to get to the point of competing with the lower priced Android devices and it looks like they will succeed this fall. Microsoft's chief operating officer Kevin Turner...

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