Key Devices Vanish From Google Play Store

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Today Google started some spring cleaning on its storefront for Android apps, games, and mobile devices known as the Google Play Store by removing some key devices from the inventory. Last month we reported that multiple Google Play Edition smartphones and the LG G Pad 8.3 GPe tablet all went out of stock, but now […]

Nexus 4 Android L Update Available Early

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Late last month at the annual Google I/O developer conference we received our first look at the next version of Android months and months ahead of the release date. The Android L release was shown off early for the first time in three years, and then in an even more shocking move Google released an […]

Android L Update Could Fix Nexus 5 Problem

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It appears that Google’s brand new Android L update might solve at least one Nexus 5 problem which, according to Nexus 5 users, is still a problem inside Google’s brand new Android 4.4.4 KitKat update. Last year, Google announced Android 4.4 KitKat and its rich feature set alongside the Nexus 5, the company’s brand new […]

Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update Breakdown (Round Two)

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A few weeks ago, Google rolled out a surprise Android 4.4.4 KitKat update to replace the Android 4.4.3 KitKat update it rolled out in early June. In the weeks since the start of the roll out, we’ve seen Android 4.4.4 KitKat updates roll out and we’ve seen Android 4.4.4 KitKat details continue to emerge. With […]

Android L Release Coming Soon for More Nexus Devices

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Last week for the first time in over three years Google revealed the next version of Android well ahead of the potential release date. At its annual Google I/O developer conference the Android L release was announced, shown off, and even released for two Nexus devices. In a shocking move Google didn’t just let us […]

Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S4, Galaxy S3 Android 4.4 KitKat Update Roundup

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy S3, and Galaxy S4 Android 4.4.2 KitKat updates continue to roll out despite Google’s release of the new Android 4.4.3 KitKat and Android 4.4.4 KitKat updates. Here, we take an updated look at the progress of Android 4.4.2, a look at Android 4.4.3 and Android 4.4.4 KitKat, […]

Android L Release Simplifies Settings With New Search Tool

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Last week Google shocked the mobile world by releasing an earlier developer preview of the next version of Android months ahead of the official release. It’s called the Android L Release, and while we know plenty about it already, more and more hidden new features are being spotted. At Google I/O last week Google gave […]

Nexus 7, Nexus 10, Nexus 4 Android L Release Firms Up

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New Android L release details continue to emerge for Nexus users as signs point to Google producing Nexus 10, Nexus 7 LTE and Nexus 4 Android L updates later on this year. At Google I/O 2014, Google announced a brand new version of Android dubbed Android L. The update, which delivers a number of big […]

How to Speed up the Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 & Note 3 in Seconds

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When Google first debuted Android 4.4 KitKat on October 31st 2013 there was something extremely different about the operating system hiding beneath the surface. It’s called ART, which stands for Android Runtime, and below we’ll explain how to enable it to instantly speed up your Galaxy S5, HTC One M8, Note 3, or any other […]

Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update Hits More Users

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Google’s Android 4.4.4 KitKat update roll out isn’t showing any signs of slowing down as it continues to roll out to more Android users just a week after Android 4.4.4 KitKat replaced Android 4.4.3 KitKat as the company’s latest Android upgrade. Earlier this month, Google started rolling out an Android 4.4.3 KitKat update to Nexus […]

Android 4.4.4 KitKat vs. Android 4.4.3 KitKat Breakdown

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In November, shortly after Google released Android 4.4.1 KitKat, the company released Android 4.4.2 KitKat. In an effort to continue its odd trend, Google released Android 4.4.4 KitKat right after it released Android 4.4.3 KitKat. The situation, like the one in November, is a bit confusing. So, here, we want to make things less confusing […]

5 Hidden Android L Features and Tricks

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While many consumers are still waiting for Android 4.4 KitKat updates on their smartphone, Google is already busy working on the next update set to arrive later this year. Announced at Google I/O is Android “L Release” which was surprisingly released to the public as an early developer preview. For the first time in over […]

How to Get the Android L Keyboard Now

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This week Google shocked the mobile and Android world by not only showing off the next version of Android months in advance, similar to how Apple teases iOS, but they also released it to the public in a developer preview state. Android L is the new and exciting kid on the block, but sadly you […]

Android L Release Hands-on Video: What’s New

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Google surprised everyone this week when they not only revealed parts and changes in the next version of Android, dubbed the L release, but they released an early developer preview. Giving users a chance to see the next version of Android before it’s released later this fall. At the annual Google I/O Developer event this […]

Nexus 8 Release on Track for 2014

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Google I/O 2014 came and went without a new Nexus 8 or Nexus 6 but that hasn’t stopped the Nexus rumors from flowing. In fact, a flurry of new Nexus 8 rumors have emerged in the hours after Google’s keynote and they hint at a Nexus 8 release in 2014. In the build up to […]

Android 4.4.4 KitKat on Nexus 5 Review

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Last week, in a bit of a surprise, Google replaced Android 4.4.3 KitKat with a newer Android 4.4.4 KitKat update. The update, while small, takes the company’s Nexus 4, Nexus 10, Nexus 7, and Nexus 5 to a new version of the Android operating system. With that in mind, we want to take a look […]

How to Install the Android L Beta Now

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This guide will show you how to install the Android L Beta so that you can try out the Android L Release on your Nexus 5 or Nexus 7. Google is offering an Android L Developer Preview, which is essentially an Android L Beta that comes complete with Android L factory images for the Nexus 7 and Nexus 5. […]

Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update Arrives for Google Play Edition Devices

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Last week Google surprised many by releasing a brand new update to Android just days before its annual Google I/O developer conference that has been going on all day today. Android 4.4.4 KitKat arrived Friday for some Nexus users, and has been hitting devices all week, however, they aren’t the only ones. This morning Google […]

Nexus Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update Roll Out Continues

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Last week, Google started rolling out the Android 4.4.4 KitKat update to replace the Android 4.4.3 KitKat update that began rolling out to Android users earlier this month. While the Android 4.4.4 KitKat release started off slow, it appears that the Android 4.4.4 KitKat release is now pushing out in full force to owners of […]

5 Awesome Android L Features (Video)

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Today for the first time in over three years Google showed off and announced the next version of Android ahead of any sort of release date. Simply being called the “L release” for now, which follows the usual fun names in alphabetical order released under dessert themes. Google’s Android “L release” will likely be called […]