Earlier today, we talked about how the CyanogenMod Team released CyanogenMod 11 Milestone 1 for most of the current Nexus lineup. This included official support for the Google Nexus 4, Nexus 5, and Nexus 7, and Nexus 7 (2013).
Ever since the release of Android 4.4 KitKat, we knew that it was only a matter of time before custom ROM developer teams started incorporating the goodies into their own builds. Accordingly, the CyanogenMod team stated their plans to release their Android 4.4-based CyanogenMod 11 once work on CM 10.2 had finished. Approximately one month later, the CyanogenMod Team has now reached the M1 Milestone in their Android 4.4-based CyanogenMod 11 ROM for certain Nexus Devices.
We found out earlier this week that Motorola’s new budget handset, the Moto G, will be updated to the new Android 4.4 KitKat by the end of January. However the manufacturer has now confirmed that in the U.S., India and other countries launching the device early next year, it’ll actually arrive with Android 4.4 out of the box. Continue Reading
GT Racing 2, which was announced by Gameloft back in September, is now available for download on both iPhone and iPad. The game includes 1,400 events and over 60 licensed cars including Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, Dodge, Nissan, Audi, Ford, and more. Continue Reading
The FCC has released its own open-source speed test app in the Play Store, giving any Android user access to mobile data speed information on their device. The main goal of the app, the FCC claims, is to empower wireless customers in the U.S. to know how well their smartphone’s mobile network is performing. Just as you would expect, you can perform active data speed tests, which return download, upload, latency and packet loss information. You’ll also get extra info such as signal strength, SIM operator code and network operator name. Continue Reading
According to a report released by Bloomberg, Samsung has plans to release a smartphone with wraparound display at some point next year. The new screen tech will allow users to look up messages or stocks from an angle. Continue Reading
In what should be a pretty clear sign that an over-the-air update is coming soon, Google has posted the factory image for Android 4.4 KitKat for the Nexus 4 and all Nexus 7s.
Initially having only arrived for iPhone, BlackBerry has now gone ahead and updated their BBM chat app to include support for the iPad and iPod Touch, though it’s not real iPad support. The late arrival of the app on iOS doesn’t seem to of have hampered its efforts though as BlackBerry has stated the app was downloaded over 10 million times in 24 hours between iOS and Android. Continue Reading
Apple has just released iOS 7.0.4, a point update for this year’s big iOS 7 software. In addition to the usual bug fixes and improvements, Apple lists a fix for hanging FaceTime calls. Continue Reading
The Jolla phone is finally coming to the market. Starting from November 27, you will be able to snatch the first Sailfish OS smartphone as long as you live in Helsinki, Finland. Continue Reading