Android Central 158: Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat

Thing 1: The Nexus 5

  • The Nexus 5 is official, Play Store now taking orders
  • Nexus 5 official specs
  • Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat video walkthrough
  • In pictures: The Nexus 5
  • Sprint Nexus 5: $149 for 16GB on contract; preorders Nov. 1, available Nov. 8
  • T-Mobile says it'll carry the Nexus 5, forgets to give a price or date
  • Yes, you can buy a Nexus 5 from Google Play and activate it on Sprint
  • Hangouts v2 preinstalled on Nexus 5, updated in Play Store in coming weeks

Thing 2: Android 4.4 KitKat

  • Android 4.4 KitKat is official, launching on the Nexus 5
  • Google releases Android 4.4 KitKat SDK
  • In Android 4.4, Google Now is finally part of your home screen
  • Android 4.4 KitKat 'Easter egg' animation
  • Kit Kat branches hitting the Android source tree, Nexus 5 factory images now available
  • Google Wallet 'tap and pay' can work on any Android 4.4 device, but still requires a U.S. SIM
  • Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 will all get Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Galaxy Nexus will not get Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Motorola to bring KitKat to Moto X, new Droids and Dev Edition RAZR HD
  • HTC One to get KitKat within 90 days in the U.S. [Updated]
  • Google Voice won't be integrated into latest Hangouts update, but it's coming
  • Video: What's new in Android 4.4 design
  • Video: What's new in Android 4.4

Thing 3: Yes, there's other stuff to talk about

  • Motorola makes updating the Moto X camera easy, moves app to Google Play
  • Sprint Galaxy Nexus Android 4.3 update rolling out starting today
  • Pandora now officially supports Chromecast
  • Google Glass and moving violations: There will be growing pains
  • Android Central Live: It's a wrap!
Phil Nickinson