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KitKat 4.4 Is The Future Of Confectionery Delights KitKat 4.4 Is The Future Of Confectionery Delights

It’s no secret now that the next version of Android is called KitKat. Google and Nestle have even teamed up to give away free Nexus 7s and Google Play credit. In announcing the partnership, Nestle has put together a genius …

Is Google Putting Android On More Than Just Mobile Devices With KitKat? Is Google Putting Android On More Than Just Mobile Devices With KitKat?
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This afternoon, Google surprised the lot of us by announcing the new version of Android. Instead of the rumored Key Lime Pie name, Google partnered with Nestle to name it KitKat. That’s about all we know at the moment, but …

The Next Android Will Be ‘KitKat,’ Not ‘Key Lime Pie’ The Next Android Will Be ‘KitKat,’ Not ‘Key Lime Pie’
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The next version of Android (4.4) will follow the operating system’s running tradition of being named after a sweet treat, but it’s not going to be Key Lime Pie, as many have expected for quite some time. In fact, The …

New Google Now Knowledge Graph Reminders For Music And TV Shows Are Pretty Awesome New Google Now Knowledge Graph Reminders For Music And TV Shows Are Pretty Awesome
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As we reported last week, Google launched an update to its Google Search app for Android, adding some new Google Now functionality. Among the improvements were the ability to set reminders when you search. Now that we’re seeing this in …

Amazon Appstore Celebrates One Year In The EU With Free Apps Amazon Appstore Celebrates One Year In The EU With Free Apps

One year ago today, the Amazon Appstore officially launched in the EU. It brought with it all the advantages of Amazon’s Android storefront, including the Free App of the Day, to European owners of Android and Kindle Fire devices. Now …

Microsoft May Soon Invest In Foursquare, Android App Gets ‘Smarter’ Microsoft May Soon Invest In Foursquare, Android App Gets ‘Smarter’
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Foursquare is reportedly in talks with multiple companies about a potential strategic investment, and one of them is Microsoft. Bloomberg first reported the news, citing people with knowledge of the situation, then later reported that Microsoft specifically is in advanced …

Android App Revenue Rising, Still Behind iOS Android App Revenue Rising, Still Behind iOS

Though Android is now dominating global mobile OS market share, it seems that Android users still aren’t as free with their money as iPhone-owners. Overall Android app revenue is still lagging behind iOS. However, new data from analyst firm ABI …

Hugo Barra Leaves Google For Xiaomi Hugo Barra Leaves Google For Xiaomi

Earlier this year, Android boss Andy Rubin left his team to go join another department at Google. Now the Android team has lost another executive member, but he’s leaving Google for another company. All Things D reports that Hugo Barra, …

Amazon’s Mobile Associates API Brings Retail Shopping To Your Mobile App Amazon’s Mobile Associates API Brings Retail Shopping To Your Mobile App

Amazon is the world’s largest online retailer and it sells just about everything. It’s also host to one of the world’s largest mobile platforms with its Kindle Fire devices and Amazon Appstore for Android. Now the retailer is combining the …

Samsung Opens Registration For Its Very First Developer Conference Samsung Opens Registration For Its Very First Developer Conference
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Samsung is pretty much Apple at this point. It may use Android as the base of its products, but it builds its hardware around its own software and services. As such, the company is doing what every other platform holder …

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The LG G2 Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The LG G2
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Earlier this month, LG revealed its latest attempt to capture the smartphone market with the G2. It’s a high-end smartphone that’s unique in that it places the volume control buttons on the back of the device. Beyond that, it’s your …

LG G Pad 8.3 Teased In Short Film LG G Pad 8.3 Teased In Short Film
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LG has made a small comeback in the past year thanks to its partnership with Google on the Nexus 4. It’s now hoping to make a similar impact on the mobile industry with a new flagship smartphone – the LG …

Android May be Too Much For Low-Priced Smartphones Android May be Too Much For Low-Priced Smartphones

As the high-end smartphone market begins to be locked up by Apple, Samsung, LG, and others, smartphone manufacturers are now looking to the low-end market segment for growth in the industry. In particular, growing demand for low-priced smartphones is predicted …

Facebook Login Is Everywhere These Days Facebook Login Is Everywhere These Days
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Facebook Login is an easy way for developers to integrate an immediately recognizable login feature into their apps or Web site. The social network revamped how it handles Facebook Login back in April, and now more apps than ever are …

Google Now Just Keeps Getting More Useful Google Now Just Keeps Getting More Useful

Earlier this week, Google updated Google Keep with new Google Now reminders for notes. Now, Google Now itself is getting new kinds of cards. The update comes to the Google Search app for Android. Presumably, iOS will get it later. …

Facebook Android SDK Gets Major Update Facebook Android SDK Gets Major Update
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Facebook announced today that it has launched a major update to its Android SDK, bringing Share Dialog and support for the Object API to the operating system. “The Share Dialog offers a lightweight and consistent way to enable sharing to …

Samsung Will Release The Massive Galaxy Mega Stateside Later This Month Samsung Will Release The Massive Galaxy Mega Stateside Later This Month

Do you find a 5-inch smartphone to be too big? Apple certainly thinks so, but Android phone manufacturers continue to push for bigger and bigger smartphones. Sony may have the biggest with the 6.4-inch Xperia Z Ultra, but Samsung isn’t …

Android is Still Missing Top iPad Apps Android is Still Missing Top iPad Apps
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Though it took years for Android’s smartphone apps to catch up with iTunes, manufacturers were ready for the iPad, and Android tablets have caught up to Apple’s hardware in no time. Google itself is even pushing a mini-tablet. It turns …

Google+ For Android Gets Better Apps Support As Google Launches Google+ Domains API Google+ For Android Gets Better Apps Support As Google Launches Google+ Domains API
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As previously reported, Google is launching an update to its Google+ app for Android with a number of changes. Among them are some new features specifically for Google Apps customers. For example, the app supports multiple account, so coworkers can …

Google+ For Android Updated, Messenger Ditched In Favor Of Hangouts Google+ For Android Updated, Messenger Ditched In Favor Of Hangouts

Are you one of the millions of people who use Google+ everyday on your Android device. If so, Google has a treat for you in the form of new updates. Google’s Virgil Dobjanschi took to Google+ this morning to announce …

Smartphone Sales Have Now Overtaken Feature Phones Smartphone Sales Have Now Overtaken Feature Phones

Though tablet sales slowed during the second quarter of 2013, smartphone sales are still going strong. One analyst’s new numbers have shown that smartphones are now selling more worldwide that feature phones. Analyst firm Gartner today released estimates showing that …