Amazon rolls out KitKat-based update to Fire Phone

When Amazon launched its first smartphone, the Fire Phone, the handset ran a custom version of Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean). Now, an update is being rolled out to the smartphone based on Android 4.4 (KiKat). The latest version of Android is now Android 5.1 (Lollipop). Amazon announced: Fire Phone Software Updates Fire phone software updates […]

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 17.9% of Android devices now run KitKat

According to data from Android Developers, Android 4.4 (KitKat) is finding its way to more and more devices around the world. Back in June, KitKat was at 8.5% and jumped to 13.6% in May (5.1% increase). This July, KitKat is at 17.9%, an increase of 12.6% since April. Every other version of Android is on […]

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 Android 4.4 update rolling out to Note 3 Neo, Galaxy S4 mini, Grand 2, and Mega 6.3 this month – still no KitKat treatment for 3G S3

JustAboutPhones has gotten its hands on an internal Samsung slide that reveals the Android 4.4 (KitKat) update will be rolling out to the Galaxy Note 3 neo, Galaxy S4 mini, Grand 2, and Mega 6.3 this July. Sadly, it also reveals that the 3G version of the Samsung Galaxy S3 has been omitted from the […]

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 Android Wear supported by less than 25% of Android smartphones

Android Wear is designed to work with Android phones running at least Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean). According to a report, less than 25% of Android smartphones support Android Wear. This means that you should find out what version of Android your device is running before getting your hands on an Android Wear-powered smartwatch such as […]

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 CAT B15Q is the first ‘rugged KitKat smartphone’

Looking for the ultimate rugged smartphone that runs the latest version of Android and top of the line specs? Look no further. The first “rugged KitKat smartphone,” the CAT B15, is here. Speaking about performance, CAT says, “The World’s FIRST Globally Available Rugged KitKat smartphone incorporates the latest operating system and a faster Quadcore processor […]

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 Sony starts rolling out Android 4.4 (KitKat) to XPERIA Z and XPERIA Tablet Z

Good news for owners of the Sony XPERIA Z and XPERIA Tablet Z! The Japanese tech giant has started rolling our Android 4.4 (KitKat) to the two devices. Sony announced on its official blog: The next Sony User Experience upgrade for Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and Xperia Tablet Z* starts from today – rolling in selected markets, with […]

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 List of Samsung devices to get Android 4.4 (KitKat) revealed – Galaxy S3 not included

SamMobile’s tipster has sent it a list of Samsung devices to get updated to Android 4.4 (KitKat). According to the list, the Galaxy Note 2 LTE, Galaxy S3 LTE, and Galaxy Note 3 Neo will get the update this month, while devices such as the Galaxy S4 Mini, Galaxy S4 Mini LTE, Galaxy Grand 2, […]

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 Jelly Bean still running on majority of Android devices (60.8%)

Wondering what version of Android is the most dominant version running on Android devices? That version is Jelly Bean, which accounts for 60.8% of all Android devices. The data comes from Google’s Android Developers. According to the search giant, Android 4.1X (Jelly Bean) runs on 33.5% of all devices, Android 4.2X (Jelly Bean) runs on […]

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 Dual-SIM LG L80 running Android 4.4 (KitKat) coming soon?

Last week, Russian-speaking Hi-tech.mail.ru leaked the affordable LG L65, another addition to LG’s L Series. Now, the site has leaked another handset that belongs to the same series, the dual-SIM LG L80. The LG L80 sports a huge 5-inch screen. However, don’t expect to enjoy everything in HD since it only has a resolution of […]

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