Android Oreo, Android Pocky: Hiroshi Lockheimer picks his poison
The SVP for Android is tweeting grocery occurrences and BuzzFeed-style recipe ideas. Will he make enough Oreo cake for all of us?
Lollipop continues surge in January Android distribution chart, Marshmallow yet to tally 1 percent
The latest Android distribution numbers highlight the ongoing struggles of 6.0 Marshmallow to leave a mark in a world dominated by KitKat and Lollipop.
Sony Xperia E1, E1 Dual net Android 4.4 update
The Sony Xperia E1 Android 4.4 update has been made available by the OEM to the E1 and E1 Dual. Learn what’s new in Sony’s new software revision here.
Android platform updates
Android 4.4.3 shows that Google still sucks at releasing platform updates
Getting an update, especially a relatively minor one, shouldn’t be difficult. Why, after all these years, are Android’s platform updates so inconsistent?
Sony will fix the Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z KitKat battery issues
For those of you that still sport a Sony Xperia Z, Xperia…
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June 2014 Android distribution numbers are in, KitKat making even more ground
The June 2014 Android distribution numbers are in, showing an even greater increase in KitKat (likely spearheaded by the HTC One M8 and Galaxy S5).
iOS 8 vs Android
iOS 8 vs Android: how much catching up did Apple really manage?
At this year’s WWDC we got to see how Apple will challenge Google’s Android. The battle is on: iOS 8 vs Android. Who will come out on top?
Sony pushes Android 4.4 KitKat to Xperia Z, Xperia Tablet Z and others
Sony may not be doing the best job in getting the US…
The new Google Camera app: finally, Android’s stock shooter stops sucking (Video)
It’s a crude but accurate statement: Android’s camera has always stunk. Thankfully, the new Google Camera app is here to change that. Here’s how it works.
KitKat versus Jelly Bean
New KitKat build spotted in testing
Evidence points to current testing of a new Android KitKat build, compiled earlier this month.
KitKat updates incoming for Sony Xperia Z1, Z1 Compact, and Z Ultra
Get the details on the new Sony Xperia KitKat updates going out beginning today.
Android Printer Support
Hands on with KitKat’s built-in printer support (video)
Even in today’s mobile world we can’t get away from paper. Here’s how to get your e-documents onto paper thanks to the built-in Android printer support.
tethering nexus 6
How to re-enable tethering in KitKat with T-Mobile
Do you tether your tablet or other device to your smartphone? You might want to know that Android 4.4 KitKat broke T-Mobile tethering! Here’s how to fix it.
Android Action Bar overflow changes could mark beginning of the end for hardware menu button
See what Google’s been changing in the Android source that points to the death knell of the Android menu button.
KitKat versus Jelly Bean
KitKat looks like Jelly Bean, but under the hood it’s a whole lot better
Android 4.4 KitKat looks like Jelly Bean: What are the advantages of KitKat vs. Jelly Bean?
Nexus 5 camera fixes confirmed for Android 4.4.1 – Update: arriving today
Find out what specific Nexus 5 camera fix changes will be present in the Android 4.1.1 release.
kitkat on your older phone
How to get the best features of KitKat on your older phone without voiding your warranty
If your older phone is running Android 4.0 or higher, here’s how you can get some of the best features of KitKat — without voiding your warranty!
Android 4.4 KitKat
Early adopters: how’s Android 4.4 KitKat treating you?
The curse of the early adopter is nothing new. This time around it’s Google’s latest version of Android. We want to know: KitKat early adopters, how is Android 4.4 treating you?
Download your Nexus 4 Android 4.4 KitKat update now
Get the Nexus 4 Android 4.4 downloads you’ll need in order to beat all your friends to getting your KitKat update.
Google’s Dan Morrill shares OTA update details, warns against forcing it
Hear what one Googler has to say about how the new KitKat Nexus 4 OTA update is going out, and what your best options are for getting it early.
Pocketnow Weekly 070: smartphones through the eyes of the blind
Smartphone accessibility doesn’t generally get a lot of press. We look to change that with today’s Weekly, featuring’s Aaron Linson!
Android isn't laggy
Android isn’t laggy, but your cheap phone or tablet may be
Some say that Android is laggy. They’re wrong, but the reasons why aren’t simple. Read on to find out why Android isn’t laggy, and who is really to blame.
dalvik vs. art
Dalvik vs. ART: Android virtual machines and the battle for better performance
Android 4.4 KitKat on the Nexus 5 brings with it a new, experimental runtime: ART. So what’s the difference? Let’s look at Dalvik vs. ART.
Android 4.4 ROMS
These devices have Android 4.4 ROMs available
We all want to run the latest operating system, but sometimes they’re so slow to arrive. Here’s a list of Android 4.4 ROMs that may just work on your device
What’s the emoji for “crashing smartphone?” Hangouts gets a new bug
Get the details on the new Google Hangouts bug, and learn why it’s so difficult to recover from.