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Unlocked HTC One M8 to receive the Android 4.4.3 update from next week

Unlocked HTC One M8 to receive the Android 4.4.3 update from next week

HTC’s VP of Product Management, @moversi, took to Twitter to announce that the company will start rolling out the Android 4.4.3 update for the HTC One M8 from late next week. 

Sony Xperia T2 Ultra updated to Android 4.4, adds a plethora of new features

Sony Xperia T2 Ultra updated to Android 4.4, adds a plethora of new features

Sony has officially announced a new software update for the Xperia T2 Ultra, a device that was released with Android 4.3 a few months after Google officially announced Android 4.4 KitKat. As is generally the deal with Sony, though, the wait is well worth it for any Xperia T2 Ultra owners, as the company has included plenty of new features to sweeten the deal.

Android 4.4.4 maintenance update headed to Nexus 5 in India, New Zealand and Australia

Android 4.4.4 maintenance update headed to Nexus 5 in India, New Zealand and Australia

While it’s not a massive new update, for owners of the Nexus 5 in New Zealand, Australia or India, a new maintenance upgrade is being sent out to your device right now.

Google launches ‘Developing Android Apps: Android Fundamentals’ to help developers

Google launches ‘Developing Android Apps: Android Fundamentals’ to help developers

It’s not uncommon for Google to want to reach out to the developers that help make Android what it is. We’ve seen plenty of videos tuned for developers, like the company showing off the details for Android Wear before its official launch at Google I/O this year. Now the company is back with a new tool for developers, this one meant to act as a continuous resource for those who’d like to develop for the mobile platform.

HTC One (M8) for Sprint updated to Android 4.4.3, now supports WiFi Calling

HTC One (M8) for Sprint updated to Android 4.4.3, now supports WiFi Calling

Not too long ago, Sprint officially released a new software update for the LG G Flex, which brought the device up to the latest version of Android, but also brought WiFi Calling to the mix. Now it’s HTC’s 2014 flagship to get the same treatment.

NVIDIA’s Shield follow-up said to feature Tegra K1, controller accessory and PC gaming on Android device

NVIDIA’s Shield follow-up said to feature Tegra K1, controller accessory and PC gaming on Android device

At the beginning of July, we got word that NVIDIA was hard at work on bringing the follow-up to their Shield mobile gaming unit to market, with an expected launch right around the corner. Moreover, while details were light, it was suggested that the new device would ditch the all-in-one concept and go for something a bit more “traditional” with its newest device.

Microsoft opens beta testing for their Android OneNote app

Microsoft opens beta testing for their Android OneNote app

For Microsoft, individual applications that can grow their brand are important, especially for the ones that make their presence known on other mobile platforms, outside of their own Windows Phone ecosystem. One of their more popular apps is OneNote, a note taking application, and Microsoft is hoping that Android users out there will invest some time to check out beta versions of the app before their public launch.

Google Keyboard updated, now supports telling your phone to make a smiley face and more

Google Keyboard updated, now supports telling your phone to make a smiley face and more

When Google rolled out their individual apps into the Google Play Store, and no longer made them just part of the larger operating system, faster updates were one of the things promised (and expected). That’s absolutely been the case ever since, as Google routinely updates their apps, both in small and large portions. The newest update to the Google Keyboard may seem small, but the new features it brings will probably make more than a few people happy.

Sony Xperia T3 launching in Hong Kong on July 14

Sony Xperia T3 launching in Hong Kong on July 14

Sony officially announced the mid-range device, the Xperia T3, at the beginning of June, but managed to leave out some key information. Now, if you live in Hong Kong, some very important information has finally been revealed if you’ve been eagerly anticipating getting your hands on this particular handset.

Google Camera updated, now features Remote Shutter feature for Android Wear

Google Camera updated, now features Remote Shutter feature for Android Wear

Some updates are big, and come with a plethora of new features. Others, though, just add a little and that’s all they need. For the Google Camera app, it’s all about bringing together Android devices, which now includes Android Wear.