the company updates to Android 4.4 sometime in January. As hardware specs plateau, one frontier remains for handset makers: the processor. Qualcomm has the Android market firmly entrenched in their Snapdragon processors, but a new breed is coming.
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TrueSmart shipments recently. That update had shipments ranging from mid-November for the 512MB+4GB EU 3G model with the remainder running through December. Well, while we aren't expecting that timeline to change, it does appear as if Omate has begun the final stages of prep work to ensure all backers receive their reward.
Galaxy Gear smartwatch was in regards to notifications. In this case, the lack of them. That said, Samsung has rolled out an update for the Gear Manager application and seems to have addressed that issue. First things first though, in order to grab this latest Manager app update, you will need to make sure the firmware of the watch itself is up to date.
Camera Awesome for Android. This release came after a rather long period of being available for iOS only. But putting that to the side, the app is $2.99 and brings the obvious ability of being able to capture images or video along with quite a few features. To begin with though, the Camera Awesome app is able to capture images quickly, really quickly.
Motorola officially announced the Moto G at an event that took place in Brazil earlier in the week. The event included details on the hardware and software as well as the pricing and even a bit about the availability. Motorola has the Moto G launching with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, and while they promised a Kit Kat update by January, it looks like some markets will see the handset launch with Android 4.4.
won a lawsuit surrounding Google Books. The lawsuit centered around copyright protection the Authors Guid felt Google violated. By scanning books, and making text and cover images searchable, the Authors Guild contended Google violated their copyright protection, and scanned the material without permission. Google’s contention was that the act was transformative enough to warrant no such legal action.
AT&T has become the latest US carrier to begin rolling Android 4.3 out to Galaxy S 4 users. This update has arrived for Verizon Wireless users and more recently, for those sporting a US Cellular branded Galaxy S 4. As of today, AT&T users will be able to grab the update, and as a forewarning, this is a rather large update.
announced earlier in the month. This, as the two in the name would imply, means this is a second-generation device. If we were to sum this up simply, we would say the PLAiR 2 has been given additional features and a price cut. But while that statement is true, we cannot help but compare the PLAiR 2 to the Chromecast, as opposed to the original model PLAiR.
Moto G was announced by Motorola earlier in the day. Motorola detailed the specs and price points during the event and even touched a bit on the availability. The Moto G will be available in select markets from today, however it is not expected to arrive in the US until January. Motorola didn't specify any carriers, however it looks like one has stepped up.