Android 4.4.2 began to roll out to users on Monday afternoon, and even if the OTA hasn’t hit all devices yet, Google is going ahead with factory images for the Nexus 4, Nexus 5, both generations of the Nexus 7, and the Nexus 10.
Google patched in Android 4.4.2 a vulnerability that exposed Nexus devices to denial of service attacks based on a special type of text messages called Class 0 SMS.
Google is updating its Gmail Android app to version 4.7, bringing an auto-responder option, the ability to print emails (for KitKat users only), the ability to download archived attachments and to attach any type of file.
Google released an Android app for its Android Device Manager service, which allows users to locate, ring, lock, and wipe devices remotely. Previously, the service was only available via a web interface.
Google extended the availability of the white version of the Nexus 7 (2013) and the Nexus-branded wireless charger to the United Kingdom.
Dell’s first Chromebook features an 11.6-inch display of 1366×768 resolution and “exceptional viewing angles”, powered by an Intel HD graphics card and a 1.4GHz Celeron processor.
A new report confirms the existence of Nokia’s Android Normandy phone and adds another twist to the story: Microsoft might actually let it live.
Google is offering a Nexus 7 (2013) and Chromecast bundle in the Play Store that comes with free $35 Play Store credit good for digital content purchases.
Just like the flip case, the folio case for the Nexus 7 (2013) is relatively expensive, going for $49 in the Play Store. The case is available in black or bright red and ships within two days.
It’s technically a phone, but it’s big enough to use as a tablet. And now it comes with pure Android: the Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition is official.