Android 4.4 Kit Kat Update for Samsung Galaxy S4: Problems and Fixes

 

Android 4.4 Kit Kat Update for Samsung Galaxy S4: Problems and Fixes

The latest update for Android 4.4 KitKat has been rolled out for Samsung Galaxy S4. However, this has brought in its own set of problems. The better news is that we have a solution or fix for each of these issues. All you need to do is read on:

 

The lock screen issue- The lack screen gone back is one issue plaguing users of Samsung Galaxy S4. To wipe this away all you need to do us click on Settings—Lock screen—Lock Screen widget—Personal Message/Clock. Once here, click on display clock option.

The lag issue– Going slow on the Galaxy S4 is one issue bothering most users post-update. Probably you could just opt for a factory reset option to get the phone back on track.

Drain on the battery—A common complaint we have been hearing all too much, this can be wiped away once you flick the handset off and then switch it back again after a 30-second gap. You could do as much as taking the battery off before powering the S4 on again.

 
While you get busy at solving these issues, here is buzz that Samsung could when roll out the 4.4.2 update for Galaxy S3 and Grand 2 Duos and the Galaxy Note 2.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 4.4 KitKat: Here is How to Upgrade in Easy Steps

1000619_175991715939698_166787727_nThe Android 4.4 KitKat update for Samsung Galaxy S4 has been rolled out on some US based carriers, while the update on Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will be initially available only with two US carriers.

At the beginning of this year, the Korean handset maker had begun rolling out Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Galaxy Note 3. But after that, the update was not to be seen making its way towards the Galaxy Note 3. The good news is that both US Cellular and Sprint have finally started rolling out the updated. The KitKat update from Sprint started arriving only a few days after the 4.4 Android KitKat update for the Galaxy S4 rolled out.

The Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Sprint Galaxy Note 3 rolls out in waves which implies that it will be taking some more time for the update to be delivered to all of the Galaxy Note 3 users using Now Network. Usually, the update push would take somewhere around 10 days before it has been completed so users might have to just wait till next week to see their device blessed with the major update.

The Korean phone maker has not yet put up the change log for any of the two updates though it is expected that the updates would be similar to those that were launched for the Sprint Galaxy S4 and the Sprint Galaxy Note 3. This implies that they will be led by the 4.4 Android KitKat update features from Samsung and Google.… Read the rest

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Top 5 Ways to Save Battery life on iOS 7 on iPhone 5/5S: Is Android 4.4 Kit Kat a Better OS?

So Apple has finally launched the iOS 7 and it is made available to a range of iDevices. However, a perennial problem smartphone users face is battery drainage. For saving battery when using iOS7, here are some tips you can stick to.

Firstly, turn off the Air Drop feature. This is a new feature introduced in iOS 7. This feature searches for iPhones in the nearby location. If you do not require it, then turn it off. You can also save a lot of the phone’s battery by turning off the phone’s WiFi searching. Many are aware that WiFi searching is a battery eater. If you do not want the phone to continuously search for active WiFi connection, turn it off.

To save your iPhone’s battery, you can dim the screen light. If you have kept the background light of the phone’s screen very bright, it causes much drainage of the phone’s battery. If there is sufficient light to view the screen, then dim the screen’s background light and see how long your phone’s battery lasts.

The 3-D wallpaper on the home screen is a standard feature with iOS 7. This live wallpaper eats a lot of battery. Turn the 3-D wallpaper off since you do not really need it.

In comparison, Android’s latest OS, KitKat is quite good and offers astounding battery life and a good RAM cache. … Read the rest

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5 Proofs Why Leaked Specs of Android 4.4. KitKat LG Nexus 5 Are A Killer For Apple iPhone 6 Release?

After having received lukewarm response to the iPhone 5C as well as the 5S, Apple does not want to leave any stone unturned as it prepares to its next flagship device, the iPhone 6 Release

The LG Nexus 5 Leaked Specs

If rumors are to be believed, then the LG Nexus 5 will feature a 5-inch True HD IPS Captive Touch Screen. Nexus 5’s screen will also boast of exceptional sunlight readability of 441 ppi. This is the same pixel density seen in the Samsung Galaxy S4.

The speculation that Apple will jump the phablet bandwagon is a distinct possibility yet. The Nexus 5 will mostly likely boast of a 13 megapixel camera along with HD video recording. Some sources also indicate that the Nexus 5 will feature a 16 megapixel shooter designed by Nikon.

It is expected that the LG Nexus 5 will be the launch platform for the latest OS from Google’s Android, 4.4 KitKat OS. In most likely situation, the Nexus 5 will be powered by the advanced Snapdragon 800 chipset.

The Nexus 5 will also have stunningly different graphics capabilities since it will be equipped with a Adreno 330 graphic chip, as opposed to the Adreno 320 graphic chip seen in Nexus 4.

 

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