This week in your world of Android: Android 4.4 hit (unofficially) a bunch of devices, we learned more about the Google Experience Launcher and the new ART compiler, Samsung teased its future tech, a bunch of core Google apps received updates, and we got a peek at HTC’s future flagship phone.
Has the pace of innovation been slowing down lately? We’re used to incremental improvements to the existing technology in our smartphones, but big, bold moves are much more exciting. Our expectations... are higher than ever. There have been some interesting developments in the last year. Sony has brought waterproofing into the mainstream. Apple dipped a toe, or a finger, into biometrics with the fingerprint sca...
We’re comparing the black and the white versions of the Nexus 5. Which one do your prefer?
T-Mobile told a publication that its Nexus 5 customers will pay the actual full price for the handset, implying that Google is subsidizing the device.
If you had to give up Android today, what device would you buy and why? Is there a feature on a non-Android device that you secretly crave? Join us in the discussion, vote in our poll, and sound off in the comments!
One of the new security features in Android 4.4 KitKat is verified boot which is designed to detect persistent rootkits that can hold onto root privileges and compromise a device’s security. However it as a side effect, it could stop the installation of custom ROMs.
The “Google Experience Launcher” found on the Android 4.4 KitKat is a Nexus 5 exclusive feature according to Google, and it may not become available to other Nexus devices or other Android handsets and tablets anytime soon.
The Google Experience Launcher was extracted off of the Nexus 5, and to see whether it was worthy of the Google name, we put it to the test. Read on for more!
Where did it all go right for Android’s first OEM and how did it fall so spectacularly from grace? Join us for a look at the rise and fall of HTC.
This week in your world of Android: the Nexus 5 launched, KitKat became official along with the new Google launcher, Hangout finally learned SMS, the G Flex landed, and Motorola shocked us with Project Ara.