Tag Archive: Android


Moto G owners facing problems after Android 4.4 update

Motorola recently updated the Moto G to Android 4.4, but it turns out the update brought some troubles as well. Users are complaining that after the update, they are facing several issues. Below is the list of bugs that you might be facing if you have updated your Moto G:

lose mobile signal display ‘No Sim’ icons, fall into Aeroplane mode (while not displaying Aeroplane Icon status) Mobile signal can often be recovered by swapping into and out of Aeroplane  [Read More…]

Sprint Moto X Android 4.4.2 update now available for all

Moto X

Small improvements to printing, battery life and email sync included

Following up behind several other variants, the Moto X on Sprint is receiving its small bump to Android 4.4.2 (161.44.32.ghost_sprint.Sprint.en.US). The update, which is now rolling out to all users, brings just a few small fixes:

Printing documents and pictures: Added support for printing photos, Google Docs, GMail messages, and other content via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and hosted services like Google Cloud Print  [Read More…]

Android 4.x on nearly 80% of active devices, Gingerbread finally under 20%

Android Platform Versions

KitKat jumps to 2.5 percent of active devices, up solidly from February

Google has just released its monthly report on the number of active devices using each Android platform version, and march 2014 looks very similar to last month. On the legacy end, Android 2.2 Froyo has dipped to just 1.2 percent of active devices, while 2.3 Gingerbread has finally dipped under the 20 percent mark. Honeycomb somehow holds on to  [Read More…]

LG G Flex Getting 4K Video Capture Support With Android 4.4

The LG G Flex is expected to receive Android 4.4 KitKat very shortly, and a dive into the strings of the User Agent Profile reveal that the update will unlock the capability to support 4K video capture.

With a 13-Megapixel camera on the LG G Flex, the hardware seems perfectly capable of 4K video capture and it seems the capability is only currently disabled in software, waiting for the impending 4.4 KitKat update to unleash it.

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Vudu Chromecast support ‘coming soon’ along with updated Android app and website

Chromecast

Streaming control will be available for Android, iOS, Windows and Mac

Although there hasn’t exactly been a flood of new services supporting Chromecast after the official SDK was announced, Vudu is ready to throw its hat into the ring. Vudu, if you’re not familiar, streams TV shows and videos just like its competitors such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant, and a whole grouping of others.

Unfortunately there actually isn’t a whole lot  [Read More…]

T-Mobile now rolling out Android 4.4.2 update for LG G2

A few days ago we told you that in March, LG will start rolling Android 4.4.2 update for LG G2 owners in UK, but it seems they are not the only one who will be getting blessings by LG. T-Mobile has announced that beginning March 3, they will start rolling out the update for LG G2 users all over the USA.

t-mobile-lg-g2The OTA update will start between the dates of March 6th to  [Read More…]

Popular Google URL Shortener released on Android [App of the day]

When posting on social networks, sometimes you need to watch your character count per post. And in the past, Google has been there to provide a decent solution, goo.gl. Up until now, it has only been available by navigating to the site. Well, the Android app is finally here, and it does just about everything you could ask.

First, you need to sign in with your Google account to use the service. The interface should be familiar if you’ve ever  [Read More…]

Paranoid Android 4.1 beta released with reworked PIE controls

There are plenty of options when looking to run a custom ROM on your Android device and one of the most popular, besides CyanogenMod, is Paranoid Android.

Official PA ROMs only support Nexus devices, so if you don’t see your device in the downloads, it’s not supported by the main development team, but there may be a port and you just need to search the forums.

Up until recently, the latest PA ROMs based on Android 4.4 KitKat were primarily  [Read More…]

Gartner: Android is now top tablet OS

After its dominance in the smartphone world, Google’s mobile platform is now tops in the tablet industry.

According to a research conducted by Gartner last month, Android tablets reached 121 million sales, which is 61.9 percent of market share. Android-powered tablets market share grew 16.1 percent; 45.8 percent in 2012 with 53 million sales. Roberta Cozza, research director at Gartner, mentioned that the development of cheap Android tablets launched during 2013 played a huge role to this significant progress in both  [Read More…]

Tablet sales up in 2013, Android overtakes the iPad for the first time

Gartner says Android tablet sales grew 121 percent last year, Microsoft a distant third

Android tablet sales are on the rise and according to the latest numbers from Gartner, now outsells iOS tablets – so that’s the iPad, then – quite substantially. OK, there’s also plenty more Android tablets on the market that there are iPads, but the growth of 121 percent over 2012 is still staggering.

The tablet growth in 2013 was  [Read More…]