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Google I/O 2014 Rumor Roundup

Google I/O 2014 is coming up on us soon (June 25th/26th) and as usual the Internet is stirring with rumors and expectations of what may come out of it. I/O has been unpredictable in the past few years, with each edition focused on different things, but the 2014 edition has so much ground to cover…

Sailfish OS Headed for Android Devices

Jolla is a Finnish company composed mainly of ex-Nokia people that have worked on Nokia’s Maemo and MeeGo OS projects. These projects were Nokia’s attempts to create a Linux-based next-gen mobile OS to compete with Android, before the Microsoft buyout. Discontent with the situation, some of these employees left Nokia and decided to create a…

Android 4.4.3 Details and Rumors

Details are slowly leaking out about the next version of Android, 4.4.3. As you can see, the next update does not contain any radical changes or unexpected features, and as usual is a bug-fixing release, attempting to fix some of the remaining issues on the current versions of KitKat devices. While it is not known…

Project Ara – Building Your Own Phone

Project Ara is the name of a very ambitious project to make a completely modular and user-built smartphone, right down to the components, coming from a collaboration between Google, the Android team, and Motorola. What this means is that the user would be able to simply buy a standard board and add their own components…

Google’s Android Wear is Coming!

Google has just announced its plans for “Android Wear”. No, it’s not a new brand of Android-themed clothing, but rather a new Android based OS aimed specifically at wearable hardware, namely smartwatches and companion devices. While smartwatches are not exactly a new thing, with companies like Samsung already having a couple of iterations of their…

Moto G 4.4.2 KitKat Update

As Motorola promised, the Moto G saw a KitKat update very early into the year, with the US versions receiving the update as soon as mid-December in most cases. By now, most international variants of the device should have gotten the update, but what exactly is new with KitKat on the Moto G? Stick around…

New Android 4.4.1 Update + 4.4 Update List

A brand new 4.4.1 update is finally rolling out to Nexus devices, aiming to address some issues with the OS. But more specifically, various issues with the Nexus 5 smartphone. One of the major objectives of the update is to enhance the camera quality of the Nexus 5, which was heavily criticized for somewhat blurry…