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Nexus 5 and Nexus 7

Android 4.4.1 arriving on more Nexus devices [update]

Along with Nexus 5, Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 LTE also getting new Android version Update: The OTA file for the Wifi version of the Nexus 7 (2013) is now available. You'll find the link after the break. Get to it! Original Story: The Nexus 5 isn't the only device getting updated to the new version...
Android 4.4.1

From the forums: What's new in Android 4.4.1?

Besides Nexus 5 camera enhancements, new version of KitKat brings lots of smaller changes Android 4.4.1 is upon us, and the first maintenance release of KitKat is rolling out now to certain Nexus devices. The big news that everyone's talking about relates to the many camera fixes and...
Nexus 5

Android 4.4.1 update for Nexus 5 now live

Camera improvements are the focus this time around Shortly after Google officially announced that an update to Android 4.4.1 was making its way out to Nexus 5 devices, folks have started to see it on their own devices. The update supposedly fixes many of the issues with the Nexus 5's camera,...
Nexus 5 camera

Android 4.4.1 update coming with Nexus 5 camera fixes [update]

Update to bring faster camera with improved autofocus and contrast Update: The official Nexus Google+ page has put out a post confirming that Android 4.4.1 will be rolling out to the Nexus 5 starting today, bringing the aforementioned camera improvements. Original Story: The Nexus 5's camera has...
KitKat update

KitKat for US Cellular Moto X rolling out in phases

Welcome to the KitKat club, US Cellular If your Moto X is U.S. Cellular branded, you'll want to check for an update to the OS. Motorola's Punit Soni has announced that the KitKat update for USC models of the Moto X is currently rolling out in stages, When finished, don't expect things to look...
Android KitKat statue

KitKat seeing a higher early adoption rate than Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean

We had a look at the first month’s adoption rate for KitKat earlier, with Google’s latest and greatest checking in at a lowly 1.1 percent of all Android devices that visit Google Play. In reality, that 1.1 percent represents a lot more devices that it might seem. Right now, KitKat is easy to pin...
KitKat HTC One

KitKat and Sense 5.5 rolling out to unlocked and dev. edition HTC One phones in the US

Yet another thing to be thankful for HTC USA's Twitter account just gave word that unlocked and developer edition HTC One phones have a new update pushing out today. This OTA will bring KitKat and Sense 5.5 to the One, and sounds like a pretty good way to cap off a day of thanks. HTC One...
LG G2

LG G2 KitKat update tipped for 'late Q1' arrival in Canada

While manufacturers like HTC, Sony and Motorola have been pretty forthcoming with their Android 4.4 KitKat update plans, we've yet to hear much out of LG, which launched its latest handset this fall on Android 4.2.2. But now LG Canada has given G2 owners their first inkling of when to expect that...
HTC One KitKat

Google Play edition HTC One getting Android 4.4 KitKat update, here's your direct OTA link

Over-the-air update now rolling out Hot on the heels of the open-source code drop, the Google Play edition HTC One has started receiving its over-the-air update to the latest version of Android, 4.4 KitKat. The 320MB update is arriving automatically on some handsets today — though as usual, not...
GPe handsets

HTC and Samsung release GPe KitKat open-source bits

Google Play edition Galaxy S4 and HTC One Android 4.4 updates shouldn't be far behind Samsung and HTC have just published the Android 4.4 kernel source code and framework support files for their Google Play edition devices. While the code released today, a requirement of the GPL, won't be of any...
touch me, baby

Moto X KitKat update brings enhanced 'touch to focus' mode to the camera

Touch and drag to focus and expose your images, and it really works The camera on the Moto X is not going to win any awards. It won't turn you into Trey Ratcliff, it won't get you paid for your pictures by National Geographic, and it won't keep you warm in the evenings. But it opens fast, and...
AT&T Moto X

AT&T's Moto X officially getting its Android 4.4 KitKat update!

Another Moto X is added to the KitKat stables Motorola has just confirmed that the AT&T Moto X is getting its Android 4.4 update. Shortly after the soak test began, the KitKat update is on it's way to everyone with a Moto X on AT&T. This makes the third (fourth if you count the developer...
Nexus 4

Nexus 4's Android 4.4 KitKat OTA download links now available

For those of you who just can't stand waiting for the Nexus 4 Android 4.4 KitKat update to roll out over the air — but who also don't have an unlocked bootloader, here's your quick path to updating. XDA's got the manual install URLs for the update, which you can apply through adb sideload in...
everywhere

AT&T Moto X soak test is starting, let the KitKat begin

Anytime is a good time for a quick soak, but the sooner the better Members of the Motorola Feedback Network in good standing and using an AT&T branded Moto X are getting the best email ever this evening. The soak test for the AT&T version of the Moto X is soon beginning, and we all know...
HTC One KitKat

HTC reveals more KitKat update details

HTC One on track to get Android 4.4 in the UK and US by end of January, Droid DNA by end of Q1 HTC has shown remarkable transparency in recent months in letting users know exactly when they can expect Android OS updates for their phones. A couple of weeks back HTC America President Jason...
Nexus 4

Nexus 4 KitKat OTA updates are starting!

238MB update brings users from 4.3 to 4.4 To end a busy day filled with updates in style, the Nexus 4 OTA to KitKat seems to have begun. We've seen several reports of users getting the new KRT16S build pushed to them this evening — which should end a lot of tension for fans. Seeing the new build...
Android

Google pushing a bugfix for Android 4.4 KitKat [KRT16S], new factory images available for Nexus devices

Word has come down from the Android-Build group that new source code for Android 4.4 KitKat is on the way, containing a number of bugfixes. This new build KRT16S. (The original pushed out was KRT16O). In addition, new factory images — including binaries — are available for the Nexus 4, Nexus 7s...
Droid RAZR M, HD and MAXX HD

Motorola adds six more phones to Android 4.4 update list

List gives no indication of when updates will actually begin rolling out Motorola was quick to refresh its software support page to indicate which devices are set to receive Android 4.4, and it has just updated the page again with six more devices. Verizon and Motorola's 2012 Droid lineup are...
Moto X on Verizon

Motorola makes it official: Verizon's Moto X first to get Android 4.4 KitKat

Updates, in their usual staggered order, to begin pushing today No great surprise here, given that the soak test that just started said exactly that, but it's nice to see something official. Verizon's Moto will be the first in the line to receive Android 4.4 KitKat. Motorola does note that you...
Android Central

Android 4.4 KitKat soak test for Verizon Moto X now live

Test software available today, brings ​everything from KitKat, NFC card emulation and better camera software The soak test for Verizon's Moto X that we told you about last week is now live, and participants can confirm that it is indeed Android 4.4 we're dealing with. Of course, this brings a...

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