It looks like Verizon is finally giving the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 phablet an over-the-air software update to Google's Android 4.4.4 KitKat. Along with the update to a newer build of Android, users will also notice new improvements, the addition of new pre-loaded apps, and some bug fixes.
Heads up, folks, Android 4.4.4 is now rolling out to users of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on AT&T. Sure, we might be looking at Android 5.0 Lollipop on the horizon for the Note 3, but it'll likely be a little while before we see it rolling out across US carriers. So here's an update to 4.4.4 for now.
Android 4.4.4 is now available for the Xperia Z1s on T-Mobile. The update changes the build number of the Xperia Z1s to 14.4.B.0.37, and brings a few changes to both look and functionality. This includes compatiblity with the Sony Smartband SWR10.
The Sony Xperia Z1 on Rogers in Canada is getting an update to Android 4.4.4. The Xperia Z1 has been certified for an update to 4.4.4 since last month with unlocked phones getting the update then, but it's now Rogers' turn.
Android 4.4.4 is now available for the Motorola Moto G on Verizon. It comes as part of a larger software update for the Verizon Moto G, which brings the device's software to version 210.12.41. Motorola devices began receiving Android 4.4.4 earlier this month.
Google has posted the factory images for Android 4.4.4 Release 2 — but only for a few specific carriers in a few select countries. And only for the Nexus 5. The release, which carries a build number of KTU84Q, is available for download from Google's Android factory images page, is only good for the Nexus 5 on Telstra in Australia, 2Degrees in New Zealand, and unlocked in India.
We've covered the rollout of Android 4.4.4 to various Motorola devices, including the Moto E, Moto G and latest Droids, but Motorola has come out and named all of the devices and regions that are currently receiving the update. Taking to its blog, Motorola explained that the Moto G is currently getting the 4.4.4 update in both Brazil and India, while the Moto E is picking it up in Brazil,...
Android 4.4.4 has hit Nexuses and Google Play editions, and now it's the latest lineup of Motorola Droids that get in on the update fun with the latest soak test. As Motorola told us ahead of time, the Droid Maxx, Ultra and Mini are going to skip over Android 4.4.3 and go right to 4.4.4 — and those who are part of the Motorola Feedback Network are starting to see the OTA hit their devices.
Update: We've heard reports that the update is also starting to push to the HTC One M7 as well. Double your pleasure, double your fun!
HTC is now pushing out the Android 4.4.4 update to the Google Play edition HTC One M8. The update is listed as improving performance, security and stability, as well as fixing a few bugs. As with the Nexus devices that received the update, don't expect to see...
The Moto G Google Play edition is being graced with an update to Android 4.4.4. The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact and the LG G Pad also got 4.4.4 updates recently, while the rollout for Nexus device started a bit earlier. The Moto G's previous update, 4.4.3, was released earlier this month.
Sony has kicked off the roll out of Android 4.4.4 to the Xperia Z1 Compact in Russia, Italy and Indonesia, according to a report over on the Xperia Blog. Not only are we seeing the latest firmware be released into the wild (although slightly limited) for the Z1 Compact, but the Z1 and Z Ultra have also been certified.
Motorola is skipping Android KitKat 4.4.3 on Droid Ultra, Maxx and Mini smartphones for Android 4.4.4 to take into account an OpenSSL vulnerability. David Schuster took to Google+ to announce that the manufacturer cancelled the release of Android 4.4.3, which consumers have been patiently waiting for, to work on testing and readying the latest version of KitKat. The bad news is the wait will be...
Nexus 5 first device to have OTA file available for download, with others surely closely behind
Following tightly behind Google's release of Android 4.4.4 factory images for the Nexus 4, 5, 7 (both years) and 10, we're starting to see Nexus devices in the wild receiving the update over-the-air. The Nexus 5 has started to receive its 2.5MB (yes, that small) update, and we've also got OTA URLs...
Nexus 4, 5, 7 and 10 all included — no sign of OTAs just yet
Google has just posted Android 4.4.4 factory images for several Nexus devices, following up seemingly randomly after the very publicized release of Android 4.4.3, which has recently just finished rolling out OTA. The images have just appeared on Google's Factory Image page, with no further announcement or information on what is...