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Android 4.4, also known as KitKat, is the most recent version of Google’s popular operating system and it’s already shipping in several new devices around the world. But what about the 900 million or so Android devices that have been sold to date? How do you know if your phone or tablet will get a sweet KitKat upgrade? Here's a guide to the major manufacturers and their KitKat roadmaps.
The twin titans of the Android input app world both announced big upgrades today. SwiftKey 4.3 has exited beta, consolidating what were previously two separate apps into a single application. Simultaneously, Swype 1.6, a new version of the app studded with new features, has been released. The enhancements to both are considerable, renewing the battle over which app is the best system for entering text into your Android device.
Today LG Electronics announced that its latest tablet, the LG G Pad 8.3, is officially available for sale in the U.S.
HTC has announced the newest addition to their flagship HTC One smartphone series, the HTC One Max.
As a dazzling device loaded with state of the art features, it’s easy see how the HTC One quickly became one of the most popular smartphones. Its slick design and huge HD screen instantly catch the eye. And beyond its initial appeal, the HTC One’s strong performance has helped it develop word-of-mouth status as a stunningly satisfying gadget. Here are some of the amazing features that have been blowing buyers away.
While Android 4.4 “KitKat” is in the works, numerous smartphone manufacturers have announced plans to upgrade the operating systems on their older model handsets, namely to the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean release.
Smartphone manufacturer ZTE is a company on the rise in the U.S. and starting last Saturday their two newest, high-end Android handsets, the ZTE Grand S and ZTE Nubia 5, will be available for pre-order in the U.S.
Android users will find plenty of updates on their handsets ready to be installed today. As Google prepares to launch the Android 4.4 KitKat version of the mobile operating system, numerous members of the core apps are receiving new features.
BlackBerry confirmed that its iconic messaging service, BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), beloved by the BlackBerry faithful, will come to Android and iOS. This makes BBM one of the few messaging services to span these three major smartphone platforms.
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