The Android 4.4 KitKat update for Samsung Galaxy S3 has been confirmed in USA. However, we are still not sure when those residing outside the US could begin to receive the updates over air. We also sniffed possibilities that the update for the Galaxy S3 will march in by the end of this month. However, despite the confirmation, we are still not sure about the timing of arrival of the update.
Samsung had officially confirmed the update sometime back, but there have been no specifications on the carriers that will air the updates. Sprint has given an official line stating that the updates for KitKat in Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and Galaxy S3 are set to be out be out only later this year.
Only days after the US arm of Samsung confirmed the same, Samsung Poland buzzed in saying that it was not possible to update the Samsung Galaxy S3. Reason being the handset will see insufficient storage on the RAM. The Polish S3 uses just 1GB of RAM while the smartphone in USA uses 2GB RAM. … Read the rest
Google has announced a voice search feature for Android phone users. Now, Android users will be able to set up and manage their contacts by using their voice. They will have to assign relationships to contacts to be able to use this feature.
This new feature has been launched under Google Now wherein you don’t have to scroll through your contacts or call them by name. Instead, you can ask for your mom, girlfriend or boss and the Google voice search will be able to make calls as well as send text messages.
Google also released a Google Search update last week for Android phones. As part of this update, UK and Canada received smarter time-to-leave-cards.… Read the rest
Great news from the Android front–a new software has recently been reported to be sighted inside the Chromium bug tracker on the new Google Nexus 5. This is an Android 4.4.2 KitKat bug fix. The original roll out took place last month for all other Nexus devices as well as non-Nexus platforms like Google Play editions and Moto G.
A new and advanced Android 4.4.2 build has been found and Google would be rolling out yet another bug fix for these legions of gadget owners who were not overjoyed with the roll out of Android 4.4.2 previously.
This update was first spotted by tech site Myce which comes with model no KJT49K. This is dependent on the Nexus 5 software which is on the Android Kit Kat. The software has been in progress-stage since November. Until now, there had been no such update on what the user can actually expect from this gadget.
With Google Nexus 4, 7 and 10 updates still on the way, we look forward to hearing more here. With much time to sort out all the other problems related to Android 4.4.2, Google would be introducing new versions of Android in the middle of the year. Till then gadget lovers can wait and watch.… Read the rest