Nokia X Applications Get Ported to Other Android Devices

The Nokia X series barely launched at MWC 2014 and already there’s talk about porting their apps to other Android devices. Even though these models run Android without the Play Store and rely on a tiled interface, they’re still Android units at heart, so it’s easy to dissect them as such. XDA Developers is on the case, with forum... 

New Android Distribution Figures Show KitKat Growth, but Not Enough

It’s time to check out some figures related to the evolution of Android and its distribution. This recap is supposed to cover the first week of February and compares the result to January’s evolution. Turns out that Android 4.4 KitKat did manage to grow its market share from last month, but it wasn’t a big growth. The chocolate bar... 

It Finally Arrives in RED and Seems as Sleek and Fast as Ever: Nexus 5

Weeks before the official announcement it was leaked that a RED variant for Nexus 5 is no its way. We even got a look at a warehouse full of ready to ship boxed handsets and other images. Now the official announcement has finally arrived and this new bright color variant is available on Google Play. And not a moment too late I might add. If some of... 

Moto G Google Play Edition Gets Launched

Google has expanded its lineup of pseudo Nexus devices with the Moto G Google Play Edition launched today. The handset brings the pure stock Android 4.4 KitKat experience at a very low price. The smartphone is now available in the Google Play Store and this model was initially launched last year, as a cheap alternative to the Moto X. The handset has... 

Nexus 5 Now Priced at Zero Dollars on T-Mobile

T-Mobile is now offering the Nexus 5 handset for zero dollars, provided you are able to pay up $16.50 a month for 24 months. If you’re not into commitments, then you’ll have to pay $396 for full retail. The handset is sold in the same 16 GB version by Google for $349, so that’s a better deal, but this zero dollar thing may also be... 

Samsung Debuts GamePad for Android Smartphones

Samsung announced yesterday a new gaming accessory, a GamePad for Android smartphones. Gaming is becoming a big part of Android, with the NVIDIA Shield handheld console out there, then the MOGA device and now a special GamePad. The GamePad is basically a joystick with a special stand for phones. It packs a steel frame, but appears to have plastic on... 

Ouya Android Gaming Device Gets “Abominable Snowman” Update

It appears that the trends of crazy update name continues with Ouya, so after Apple’s felines and Google’s deserts, Ouya decided to focus on creepy creatures. Their latest update for the Android gaming console is called the Abonaminable Snowman. This new software adds some bugfixes, a totally revamped UI and external storage is now in open... 

Jelly Bean Powers Up Over 50% of Android Devices

Google has published on the web the latest numbers concerning operating system distribution for October, after gathering and counting date during a 7 day period that ended on November 1st, 2013. Google did make a disclaimer here, saying that versions below 0.1% and those earlier than Android 2.2 are not present in the chart above, which makes sense,... 

Android 4.4 Launcher Gets Extracted, Put Up for Download

We expected someone to rip various aspects of Android 4.4 and post on the web as downloadables, but we didn’t expect that to happen so fast. It appears that the new Home launcher from Android 4.4 has been posted online for download. Android 4.4 KitKat was announced officially a bit over 12 hours ago, so it’s as fresh as they come. Right... 

Google Nexus 5 Officially Unveiled With Android 4.4 KitKat; Shipping Starts Today!

Google just announced officially the LG Nexus 5 handset, that has been rumored for a very long time and leaked in every possible aspect. The big G also announced Android 4.4 KitKat and its full features are listed below. As far as the Nexus 5 goes, the leaked specs were spot on and we’re dealing with a 5 inch HD handset here with a 2.3 GHz Snapdragon... 

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