Articles By Precious Silva
When the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy devices got announced, it promised a range of game-changing improvements and updates. However, it seems a number of device owners have been experiencing otherwise. There are reports saying that their devices became buggy once they updated to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.
People who want more out of their devices and handsets can find custom ROMs extremely useful. Along with this, the CyanogenMod team some of the most popular and useful Android custom ROMs. This time, the team started rolling out the CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4 KitKat nightly builds. The nightly builds are available to a range of Nexus devices including the Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10.
Samsung’s upcoming flagship phone, the Samsung Galaxy S5, continues to make waves. Its curved screen and flexible display have been a point of interest for quite some time now. Nonetheless, apart from screen sizes and resolutions, the thinness of a handset has been a major selling point for many manufacturers.
Google has been on a roll with its release of the Android 4.4 KitKat update. The Android 4.4 KitKat is no longer just available on Google Nexus devices. The internet giant has started rolling out the OS update on a range of Samsung Galaxy devices. According to recent reports, it seems the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini and Samsung Galaxy Note 4 lines will be receiving the update as well.
With the number of Google Nexus 10 2 reports coming up, the market remains lost as to when the tech giant will release the much awaited gadget. Previously, it was reported the 10-inch slate will come out with the Google Nexus 5. Following this, there were reports saying that the company will be releasing the second generation Nexus 10 during Black Friday sale.
Samsung and Apple’s rivalry continue to 2014 as both companies make waves for their upcoming smartphones. Apple will be releasing their iPhone 6 while Samsung will be launching their Samsung Galaxy S5. Both handsets were reported to feature curved and flexible displays along with 64-bit processors.
While the market did not go crazy over the release of the Samsung Galaxy Round and LG G Flex, these handsets provided an insight on what people can expect from the future of touch screen technology. As Apple and Samsung invest on the feature, the value of curved screens appears to increase by the day. If not, companies will not spend their investments on the technology.
When Google introduced the Android 4.4 KitKat update, the company confirmed that Samsung Galaxy Nexus reach the conclusion of its support life. The line will not receive an Android 4.3 and Android 4.4 update. Certainly, the primary reason why consumers purchase the Nexus devices is so they do not have to wait for the “official” updates and do it manually. The Galaxy Nexus is not far from this.
Following the release of Google Nexus 5 with Android 4.4 KitKat, the internet giant has just released the Android 4.4.1 update. The released update aims to address a range of camera issues on the Nexus 5. Expected improvements include better capture speeds and improved autofocus. Users can find more improvements on their device with the update on a deeper look.
A recent sighting of a Samsung SM-G900S smartphone model shows that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5 may feature a 2.5 Ghz Snapdragon 800 chip and 2560 × 1440 display. Reports say that there are strong indications that it will be the next Galaxy S5. Samsung’s next flagship phone is expected to hit around April 2014.