Android L Release Firming Up

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While Android 4.4.4 KitKat is the latest version of Android released by Google, the company’s next major release is coming up quick. At Google I/O 2014, Google announced a brand new version of Android dubbed Android L. The update, which delivers a number of major upgrades and will replace Android 4.4 KitKat this fall, is […]

Android L Release & Rumor Breakdown

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At the tail end of last month, Google announced a brand new Android update called Android L. Android L will, at some point, come to replace Google’s Android 4.4 KitKat update and while we still don’t have an official Android L release, we’ve seen a number of new details fly around since its arrival om […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Watch the Google I/O 2014 Livestream

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Google’s annual developer conference kicks off today in San Francisco, where the company is expected to have a slew of new announcements, show off its latest technology, and give us a glimpse of Android 4.5 or 5.0 before releasing it later this year. Google I/O takes place over the course of two fun-filled days full […]

New Android Update Confirmed for Google I/O Reveal

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With Google I/O officially set to kick off tomorrow morning at 9 AM, Sundar Pichai, Google’s man in charge of Android just revealed some extremely important information a day early. In a massive interview with Bloomberg full of information about his rise with Google, Pichai confirmed the next version of Android “L” will be previewed tomorrow. […]

7 Exciting Nexus 8 Rumors

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In the buildup to Google I/O 2014, we’ve heard quite a bit about a supposed Nexus 8 release that could perhaps join, or replace, the current Nexus 7 on the Google Play Store. While nothing is official, there are a number of exciting Nexus 8 rumors swirling around and here, we want to take a […]

Android 4.5 Release May Bring New Look for Android

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In just a few months Google may introduce  a new version of Android and we may see a new look for Android 4.5 or Android 5.o. The new Android update for 2014 may arrive as Android 4.5 or Android 5.0, depending how big the change is and what Google is planning to show off. One rumor […]

Android 4.5 Update Could Break Root Apps

The Android 4.5 update could break many root apps.

The Android 4.5 update could break many root apps that Android users know and love if Google keeps the current code in place which limits an area many root apps use. A recent commit to the Android code changes access to this area and Chainfire, the developer behind SuperSU, StickMount and many other root apps […]

Android 4.4 KitKat Announced

Android 4.4 KitKat is Google's next version of Android.

On the heels of Apple’s iPhone 5S launch date invites comes a big tease from Google who has showed off a giant new Android Kit Kat statue in front its headquarters, something that coincided with its Android 4.4 Kit Kat announcement. Android’s Sundar Pichai took to Twitter today to show off a new chocolate covered […]

Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie: Everything We Know So Far

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Every year, Google releases a major Android update that delivers new features, design tweaks and more. Last year, that update was Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, this year, it’s rumored to be Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie. Last year, Google took the stage at Google I/O and announced several big name products including the original Nexus […]

Nexus 5 Release Date & Rumor Roundup

Google is committed to the Nexus program, giving hope for the Nexus 5 this fall.

Google’s Nexus 4 endured quite a few bumps in the road but it remains one of the stop Android smartphones on the market. And with its one year anniversary fast approaching, consumer attention has started to shift from LG’s Nexus 4 to the Nexus 5, Google’s rumored Nexus 4 successor. In November of last year, […]

$300 LG Nexus 5 Poses Serious Threat to iPhone 5C

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Though LG executives had seemingly denied that the company is working on the successor to the current Nexus 4, LG is once again back in the spotlight with a Nexus 5 rumor. The co-developed Google Android smartphone would have updated specs to keep it competitive in the smartphone space, but the device’s killer features according […]

Nexus 5: 7 Things Buyers Need to Know Right Now

Google is committed to the Nexus program, giving hope for the Nexus 5 this fall.

Late last month, Google announced, and released its first piece of 2013 Nexus hardware in the form of the new Nexus 7 tablet. Of course, we know that the company isn’t done announcing new Nexus products with the company already confirming a new Nexus 10 for arrival and a new Nexus smartphone, dubbed Nexus 5, […]

What the New Nexus 7 Tells Us About the Nexus 10 2

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In late July, Google announced the new Nexus 7 which replaced the original Nexus 7 on the Google Play Store. The Nexus 7 apparently won’t be the only new Nexus tablet that debuts in 2013 as Google reportedly confirmed a new Nexus 10 tablet for arrival, a device that is for the moment being called […]

Android Key Lime Pie Starts Appearing on Nexus 4, Nexus 7

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Though often rumored and even mentioned by Google, Key Lime Pie had missed its speculated Google I/O debut a few months ago and has not appeared publicly on a device to date. However, it looks like that may soon change as two of Google’s popular Nexus devices are appearing on a Chromium bug tracker log, […]

Android 5.0 Appears on Nexus Devices

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Google might be months away from announcing Android Key Lime Pie, thought to be Android 5.0, but that doesn’t mean that it’s not already being used, something that seems to have been confirmed by a KRS36B listing for the Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 in the Chrominium bug tracker. In late July, Google announced and […]

HTC One Max Tipped to Run Android 4.3, Not Android 5.0

Check out these essential, but hidden, HTC One features.

Early rumors suggested that the HTC One Max would run Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie, an update that is rumored to be coming in October or November alongside the Nexus 5. Now, it appears that those rumors were off base as a noted HTC insider has declared that the device will run Android 4.3 Jelly […]

10 Things the Nexus 7 Tells Us About the Nexus 5

LG isn't working on a Nexus 5, but the company isn't in a position to turn down a chance to make the Nexus 5.

Earlier this week, Google announced its new Nexus 7 tablet, a tablet that was pegged with a July 30th release date but is already on shelves through various retailers in the United States. Not announced at the event was a new Nexus smartphone, one that would replace the current Nexus 4, though we believe that […]