Android 4.4 KitKat rolls out to European LG Optimus G, this time for real

After one too many false alarms, misunderstandings and unsubstantiated rumors, it appears LG Optimus G users are at last closing in on KitKat resolution. Joyful resolution, that is, as they definitely won’t be left behind. Instead, they’ll get with the times this month, according to claims from SFR France. Granted, the Western European operator isn’t

US Cellular Galaxy SIII Gets Android 4.4 KitKat Update

Customers of US Cellular who own the Galaxy SIII should be pleased to know that the KitKat update for their device is now rolling out. The OTA update bumps the device to Android 4.4.2 with baseband version R530UVXCND4. This latest update brings several new features to the device such as a more user friendly interface,

LG G2 Android 4.4 KitKat update now available in Canada

LG G2 owners in Canada can now update their flagship phone to the latest version of Android via an over-the-air software update that is rolling out in the country. The Android 4.4 update is sized at around 635 MB and recently started making its way to the international variant of the G2. It will add numerous

Android 4.4 KitKat for LG Optimus G Pro starts rolling out in Korea

LG is this close to wrapping up G2’s global Android 4.4 KitKat rollout, as international models have started receiving the update earlier this week, and AT&T and T-Mobile variants stateside a little earlier. That still leaves Sprint and Verizon versions in the dark, but the timing’s up to the carriers there, so LG is ready

T-Mobile’s Galaxy S4 begins receiving Android 4.4.2 KitKat update

Samsung is extending the rollout of the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update to the T-Mobile variant of the Galaxy S4 starting today (or rather, T-Mobile is beginning to push out the update after doing the necessary carrier certification stuff). Available both the over the air and through Samsung’s Kies program, the update will install on your

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Sony Xperia Z2 – Specs Comparison

It may have been our own fault, as we hyped it a little too much. And it definitely was the fault of the countless so-called “insiders” and “moles” that ultimately, well, had no idea what they were talking about. Also, let’s not beat it around the bush, Samsung has a lot to do with it,

Presumed AT&T-bound Motorola Moto G benchmarked as ‘Peregrine’

Available for a while with Verizon and Boost Mobile and recently released on US Cellular and Aio Wireless, Motorola’s crazy cheap, crazy solid Moto G smartphone may soon add another name to an already pretty impressive roster of US network partners. As its GoPhone prepaid lineup continues to suffer in terms of media visibility and

Xperia SP Android 4.4 KitKat upgrade being reconsidered by Sony

There’s no bigger disappointment for Android users than finding out that their smartphone might not be getting an update to the next version of Android. But while everyone wants upgrades, the reality of the situation is that manufacturers simply cannot focus resources on a device forever, mainly because of lack of manpower and because they

Thanks to CyanogenMod Samsung Galaxy S2 Getting KitKat

You may have already assumed your Samsung Galaxy S2 ‘old’ smartphone is done with as far as software updates go, but if you have been looking forward to a KitKat update, you may soon be getting it.  This update, however, is a custom ROM by CyanogenMod and not an official roll out by Samsung. An

European HTC One getting Android 4.4.2 KitKat update

When Google announced Android 4.4 KitKat, HTC said that all its HTC One models would receive the update within 90 days of the announcement. The unlocked U.S. models of the device received the update in less than a month, and now unlocked HTC Ones in some parts of Europe are beginning to receive the update