Someone at Samsung and/or AT&T must be just giving this stuff away, and whoever you are, we thank you. After leaks of the official Android 4.0 ROM for both the Galaxy S II and the Galaxy S II Skyrocket, the same update for the plus-sized Galaxy Note has also appeared. You can download it now [...]
Some say that I'm an Australian. And that as well as being an Engineer, I also enjoy a good game and my Android devices, currently the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and Nexus 7. All you need to know though is I review hardware and games, write news, and manage the AndroidSPIN Facebook and Pinterest pages.We’ve been expecting the release of software build Android 4.4.3 for some time now, but the rumours have died down greatly. Today, however, is our lucky day as it appears a screenshot of Android 4.4.3 being released internally at Google has been leaked out (despite the obvious irony of the screenshot). The device being updated appears to be a Nexus 5 , and we have heard that one of the fixes rumoured to be in the new software update is supposed to specifically address a bug only found on the Nexus 5 camera. Apart from fixing the Nexus 5 camera bug, Android 4.4.
Google has just pushed an update to the Chromecast Android app that looks just a tad normal. However, given recent circumstances and new leaks, the nondescript update might be paving the way for the streaming dongle's international release.
Samsung has opened the floodgates for tiny versions of the Galaxy S5 this week with a number of smartphones that replicate this generation’s abilities. With the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini we’ll have what replicates the full-sized S5 the most in a 720p 4.5-inch display, Samsung Exynos 3 Quad (3470) processor, and an 8-megapixel camera.
Several carrier variants of the Samsung Galaxy Note II have already been updated to Android 4.4.2 Kit Kat. And as of today it looks like the update process has begun for AT&T users. This will have AT&T Galaxy Note II users jumping from Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.
Been an Android nerd since the G1 days. I believe I hacked and flashed that phone into dust. Currently sport a Nexus 5 sized bulge in my pocket, which I am absolutely loving. I also host and produce The ManDroid Show every week and love talking Android to whoever wants to talk about it. So let's talk!Your Monday is over with, so let’s see if that device of yours hand an update. Been a couple weeks since I’ve had a Device Updates segment. That’s just because the updates have slowed up lately. Hopefully in the next few months, Android L will make the round either by developer ROM, or the actual update hits the big devices once it is released.
Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi has just made available a new version of its MIUI interface. This time, however, it is not a full Android ROM to be flashed on a device but is a less invasive homescreen launcher meant for non-MIUI smartphones. Last month, Xiaomi released custom ROM for the 2013 Nexus 7. This move gave fuel to rumors of the company's plans to out an Android tablet soon.
Cyanogen has release the latest in the "M" series of builds. This time around we are seeing the CyanogenMod 11.0 M4 release, which naturally, is a follow-up to the M3 release we saw around this time last month. All the CM11 M4 builds should be live and available from the official download portal at this time.
If you've ever wondered if and when your beloved Samsung Galaxy smartphone was getting a sweet KitKat update, wonder no more. This latest leak divulges Samsung's timetable for the Android 4.4 update, though it isn't all good news for everyone.
I am the proud father of three, 3, 9, and 12. I recently upgraded from the Samsung Galaxy S3 to the Sony Xperia Z. Having so many kids warranted a change of pace. Let me tell you, it is mind blowing. I love Android, I love tech and I love my family. Not in that order though. I work hard, play even harder and take care of all that are around me when I can.Android 4.4.2 for the T-Mobile variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 isn’t quite out just yet, but it is coming.
If you cant wait to get your hands on the Samsung Galaxy S5 , which is due out in about a month, then as a consolation the TouchWiz Apps included with the Galaxy S5 have been leaked and are available to be sideloaded on a Samsung device.
Some say that I'm an Australian. And that as well as being an Engineer, I also enjoy a good game and my Android devices, currently the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and Nexus 7. All you need to know though is I review hardware and games, write news, and manage the AndroidSPIN Facebook and Pinterest pages.We know that Google is always working on something new, so we knew it would only be a matter of time before news of the next iteration of Android software come out.
In the world of mobile devices, specifically mobile phones, we all have our favorite device as well as our favorite manufacturer that we constantly rely on and steadily buy from. At the same time we also have things that we don’t like about certain manufacturers, such as the way they make devices, their UI/UX, the lack of battery life, too many gimmicks as they tend to call them and many other things.
I was an IT consultant for 20 years and ran my own web design and development company for an additional 3 years. I have been involved with technology from birth. OK, that maybe an exaggeration, but it sure is a long time. I'm also an avid Home Theater geek and self appointed installer for friends and relatives. My first serious modding of Smart-Phones started with my T-Mobile WING and now Android devices. I'm also a bit of a photographer, although Android has kind of taken over my life and photography has taken a back seat.I’ve been running KitKat on my trusty old Samsung Galaxy Note 2 for some time now, but the day has finally arrived for AT&T to release the official 4.4.
Another week has come to a close, and what a week it was. This past week brought a nice mix of rumors and leaks as well as actual news. We saw plenty of talk in regards to wearables and lots on the Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One (M8). Pre-orders for the Galaxy S5 are getting underway with availability set for early to mid April.
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is one of the most anticipated devices this year. There are many people out there who just can’t wait to get their hands on Samsung’s new phablet, I know a bunch of them who belong in this category.
Samsung expects to deliver Android 4.4 KitKat updates to around eight smartphones before June is out, says SamMobile . According to the blog’s sources, a number of devices have already been cleared to roll with a handful of others still in “testing”. Between May and June we should see models such as the Galaxy Mega 5.