LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition Reviewed

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Android fans have plenty to look forward if they're planning on getting an LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition. Despite using the same hardware as the original LG G Pad 8.3, the Google Play edition is much truer to the Android philosophy. For instance, while the first version runs the Optimus 3.0 … [Read more...]

Samsung might update entry-level devices to Android 4.4

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According to leaked information, Samsung is seriously considering an update to Android 4.4 for Galaxy Note 2, Note 3, Galaxy S3, and Galaxy s4. These updates however, were expected by the community considering the nature of these devices. The surprising news is that Samsung is currently deciding … [Read more...]

Google Search Update brings Google Experience Launcher to Android 4.1 and above

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A big Google Search update started rolling out yesterday for all Android devices running Android 4.1 and above. This update brings Google Search v3.1.8 to all Android 4.1+ devices out there. For those of you who are unaware, this is the Google Search version that KitKat uses, so as far as updates … [Read more...]

Google is working on faster Android apps

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As of now, Google started testing ART foundation on KitKat, in an effort to increase overall app speed. This new software is designed to load apps faster than Android's current Dalvik virtual machine, and could be released with the next Android update. ART is supposed to be a replacement for Dalvik, … [Read more...]

KitKat has Google Search as its primary interface

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People weren't too happy to find out that Google has replaced the entire home interface with a search app, and they shouldn't be. Before the launch, we were getting all sorts of reports about the revamped home screen and the app launcher, but we weren't expecting this. Now, Android's entire UI … [Read more...]

KitKat update might focus on TV

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It appears that the next version of Android might focus more on TV features and less on smartphone features according to a Korean news report. Nobody is against Google doing what it does best to improve the OS and its functionality, so you won't hear much hassle about their apparent focus on TV. To … [Read more...]

Dell’s Venue 7 and Venue 8 Android tablets released

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We've talked about Dell's Windows 8.1 tablet already, but we didn't really cover Dell's coverage of the Android market. Well today is the day when we have to, because Dell has just released the two Android tablets they've been talking about for quite a while now. Both tablets run an Android 4.2.2 … [Read more...]

Here we go again – Android 4.4 KitKat tweet suggests October 28 launch

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 Two pictures were shared by @KitKat on Twitter earlier, hinting a release near the end of the month. One of the images showed the Android logo covered by KitKat chocolate, an image titled 'Everybody dance now'. The other picture involved the text 'This is it' made of Kit Kats, although we … [Read more...]

Leaked information reveals Android 4.4 features

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Less than 24 hours after the announcement of KitKat's impending release just a couple of days from now, we get news of another leak that shows us what Android 4.4 KitKat is all about. First of all, the 4.4 seems to use a transparent background for the navigation buttons and the notification area. … [Read more...]

LG G Pro Lite unveiled

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LG has been very active lately, releasing one device after another. Although they didn't beat Samsung in the race to being the first manufacturer that releases a curved screen smartphone, they have been consistent enough with their work to warrant recognition. Today we take a look at G Pro Lite, a … [Read more...]