we’ve seen KitKat’s newest version before, we’re now seeing the newest version of Android on a few more devices. Unfortunately, we’re not seeing it on enough devices to get excited about the effect it could have.
Android 4.4 update for your Nexus 4, and are experiencing issues, you’re not alone. Some users are reporting that the Home button isn’t working properly, and the Settings toggle is also acting up. Even worse, there seems to be a broken dialer, too, rendering the device dangerously useless in some circumstances.
Android 4.4 early next year. The Galaxy S4 and Note 3 are set to get the upgrade in January, while the Galaxy S3 and Note 2 may wait until April. It all sounds like good news, but it asks as many questions as it answers.
they’ve released the Android 4.4 KitKat code to Google for use on their HTC One GPE device. They also quickly absolved themselves of any responsibility moving forward.
announced that their Ascend P6 handset will get Android 4.4, sometime in January. The device, once holding the title of “world’s thinnest phone”, will leapfrog Android 4.3 and head straight for KitKat. That’s great news, at least for the Chinese market.
KitKat to make its impact felt, Samsung may have a crafty ace up their sleeve. At a recent conference hosted by The Linux Foundation, Samsung told the crowd there was a version of their operating system that might be able to beat Android 4.4 to the punch. In fact, it may beat KitKat in general for some lower-end devices.
KitKat in regard to aesthetics. Gone is the trailing blue line, and in comes the grey we’ve seen in KitKat builds. The update also brings a really neat addition to swipe-to-type, potentially making long messages really quick and easy.