KitKat

Nexus 5 ‘Google Experience Launcher’ will be slow to arrive on other devices

The bleeding edge is a tough place to be, sometimes. Equally frustrating can be lagging behind, and the new Google Launcher makes it hard...

Google Keyboard updated to match KitKat style, but is oddly different on tablets

Google has updated their keyboard app, bringing it closer to KitKat in regard to aesthetics. Gone is the trailing blue line, and in comes...

Android 4.4’s new ART runtime could mean big things for little hardware

Android 4.4 brings some very interesting improvements, and one of them is the new ART runtime environment. Currently, Android devices use Dalvik, which has...

Android 4.4 update may already be in the works

If a leaked image is correct, Google amy already be working on an update for Android 4.4. From Myce, the site which brought us...

Android 4.4 may change the way we use custom ROMs

Android 4.4 brought on a lot of changes to the operating system in general terms, but one change to how the system reacts to...

Galaxy Nexus petition for Android 4.4 support gets 14,000 signatures

A change.org petition is being floated around which asks Google to support the Galaxy Nexus by bringing Android 4.4 to it. When Google announced...

Google Now can be brought back to the Nexus 5 if you opted out

The Nexus 5 with Android 4.4 is very much tied into Google Now. That’s evident by the new launcher, and the immediate access to...

Chrome beta gets new tab switcher, meant for lower-end KitKat devices

With Android 4.4, one major, underlying goal is to get the operating system on a variety of devices. Specifically, lower end devices that have...

Nexus 5 hands-on: photos, benchmarks, first impressions

In the Nexus 5 you'll find Google's biggest effort yet in their unique "pure" take on Android, both physically and metaphorically. You've got LG-made...

Photospheres getting a big fix in Android 4.4

Photospheres are great — in theory. In practice, we often have a tough time getting it right. Sometimes, it’s not even our fault, either....

Android 4.4 dialer may display ads [UPDATED]

Google has gone to great lengths lately to make sure their ads reach just about everywhere. They’re a the top of your search, and...

Android 4.4 can be emulated, with the right apps

If you’re ready to try out Android 4.4 KitKat, there are workarounds available. While we always advocate waiting for something official, the open source...

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