KitKat

Android 4.4 rolling out to Verizon DROID users now

After a soak test, Verizon DROID owners are set to get Android 4.4 soon. The update is rolling out gradually, and affects all new DROID devices via Verizon. With that, you can expect your DROID Ultra, Maxx, and Mini to get KitKat soon, but don’t get overly excited. The update comes with a few catches.

HTC vows no further support for the One X+

HTC is noting they will not be supporting the One X+ any longer. Via Twitter, the Taiwanese OEM tells one customer that the One X+ will not receive any further updates, though their wording was a bit misleading. According to HTC, though just over a year old, the One X+ is being relegated to the scrap heap of updates.

KitKat contest winners in India furious over receiving 2012 Nexus 7 instead of new version

In India, some winners of the KitKat worldwide contest are a touch upset. In what is either confusion or simple bait-and-switch, big winners ended up with the 2012 version of Google’s flagship tablet rather than the 2013 variant winners in other parts of the world received. A response from the KitKat India Twitter account didn’t suffice, leading to a groundswell of furor, including a Facebook page dedicated to the blunder.

Nexus 4 seeing issues with the Android 4.4 update

If you have the 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.
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