Android KitKat 4.4, 4.4.1, 4.4.2, 4.4.3

The Top 5 Android Calendar replacements

The Top 5 Android Calendar replacements

You wouldn’t have thought that such a simple thing as displaying your Calendar could be so hard – yet this naturally personal view of each of our lives is utterly subjective – some people respond better to lines and shapes than to text, some prefer grids, some prefer lists, and so on. What is indisputable is that the bog-standard, default Android Calendar application is workman-like and uninspired – at best. Happily, the underlying data is easily used by third party replacements – but which one is the best? Here’s my top 5.

Latest software update for the Xperia Z2 and Z2 tablet brings PS4 Remote Play, Hi-Res Audio and more

Latest software update for the Xperia Z2 and Z2 tablet brings PS4 Remote Play, Hi-Res Audio and more

Sony has started rolling out its latest “User Experience” upgrade for the Xperia Z2 and Z2 Tablet based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat. The update brings with it a number of new features and enhancements as already seen on the company’s latest flagship — the Xperia Z3. 

How to get the best iOS 8 features on Android right now

How to get the best iOS 8 features on Android right now

After being in beta for a couple of months, Apple will finally be releasing the final version of iOS 8 to the public tonight. The latest version of iOS comes with quite a lot of new goodies including Continuity, Handoff, Extensions, QuickType and more.

HTC One (M8) for AT&T receiving update to Android 4.4.3 today

HTC One (M8) for AT&T receiving update to Android 4.4.3 today

The HTC One (M8) has been seeing plenty of attention when it comes to updates on other networks, including Sprint and T-Mobile, and now it’s AT&T’s turn. Thanks to HTC Product Manager Leigh Momii, it’s been confirmed that the Android 4.4.3 KitKat update is now rolling out to AT&T-branded One (M8) handsets.

New report outlines the state of Android 4.4 updates across carriers, manufacturers and devices

New report outlines the state of Android 4.4 updates across carriers, manufacturers and devices

The Android ecosystem has been the target of many discussions when it comes to updates, especially as competition tries to point it out as a negative aspect to the mobile operating system, but that obviously hasn’t slowed anything down. Android updates will come, or they won’t, and the world will continue to turn. However, if you’d like to see the current state of Android 4.4 KitKat updates for existing devices on the market, separated into several categories, a new report has you covered.

Verizon’s HTC One M8 Android 4.4.3 update delayed to mid-Sept

Verizon’s HTC One M8 Android 4.4.3 update delayed to mid-Sept

Owners of the HTC One M8 on Verizon, here is some bad news for you. HTC’s US president, Jason Mackenzie, revealed in his tweet that the Android 4.4.3 update for the Verizon One M8 has been pushed back to mid-September. 

Talon updated to version 2.6, brings new icon and other improvements

Talon updated to version 2.6, brings new icon and other improvements

Talon, one of the most popular Twitter applications for Android, has been updated with plenty of improvements, both user-facing and not, and has the extensive changelog to improve it.

Galaxy S5, LG G Pad 8.3 for Verizon receiving software updates

Galaxy S5, LG G Pad 8.3 for Verizon receiving software updates

Today is a busy day for Verizon. First announcing the LG G Vista, and then the Kyocera Brigadier with its “Sapphire Shield” display. Now, the wireless carrier has announced a pair of updates for as many devices, with the Galaxy S5 and LG G Pad 8.3 the beneficiaries.

Google Play Developer Publishing API aims to give devs better control of their apps

Google Play Developer Publishing API aims to give devs better control of their apps

At this year’s Google I/O, the company announced quite a few things, with many of the announcements geared directly towards developers. One of those announcements was the API known as Google Play Developer Publishing. Now, more than a month later, it’s finally rolling out.

HTC One M8 starts receiving Android 4.4.3 update

HTC One M8 starts receiving Android 4.4.3 update

HTC is getting better and better at keeping its word when it comes to software updates. The company announced that the HTC One M8 would be getting updated to Android 4.4.3 starting this week, and today the update has begun rolling out over the air for the unlocked and developer variants of the device in the US.