Android News Archive

HTC One grabs “Best Smartphone” breaking the winning streak of Samsung

MWC 2014 Barcelona, Spain – GSMA the group behind the Mobile World Congress awarded the “Best Smatphone” to HTC One breaking the winning streak of Samsung (Galaxy S2 and Galaxy S3). HTC One is favored over Galaxy S4 – Samsung’s 2013 flagship and other smartphone manufacturer like SONY, LG and among others. HTC launched a

Google released Android 4.4-r1.2 Factory images, binaries, AOSP – Bug fixes for Nexus devices

After the debut of Android 4.4 KitKat like few days ago Google release the Android 4.4-r1.2 KRT16s  KitKat. This is a bug fixes update. The old build KRT16o was removed all through out and replaced by build KRT16s. To date many are still waiting for an OTA update and seems the KRT16s will be pushed for

How to Install Android 4.4 KitKat to Nexus 4

Nexus 4 users its time for some KitKat! Today Google released the Android 4.4 KitKat for Nexus 4 device. I tried to restore my device to stock and lock its bootloader to get OTA but so far my device is not included in the OTA update but there is way on how to install Android

CyanogenMod Installer App – installing CM ROM with no sweat!

The old days of installing custom ROM on Android involves manual unlocking of the bootloader if its locked and rooting via flashing insecure kernel. Now, custom ROM like from CyanogenMod is just one app download away. CyanogenMod just released their CM installer at PlayStore along with a desktop client. The desktop client is only available

Thief stole truck full of LG G2, caught in Kentucky

A news broke out last week that some douche stole a truck full of LG G2 Smartphones that was reportedly headed for Sprint in Gary, Indiana. The guy, now apprehended was caught in Louisville, Kentucky along with the truck he robbed. The criminal, Juan Perez-Gonzales was caught by the Kentucky State Police after he drove

Nexus 5 spotted and ready to go!

We all know that the Nexus 5 is gearing for that big bang of a reveal a few days (or hours) from now and most of us would probably wonder where exactly is the device as we speak, considering that they are on the verge of blowing the planet when they finally let us marvel

Google acquires French company FlexyCore developer of Droidbooster for $23million

L’Expansion reports that Google recently acquired French company FlexyCore for 16.9 million Euros or roughly around $23 million. This was then confirmed by the Search Engine giant but the amount paid wasn’t disclosed by the company and further added that they have been working on a deal with the Gilbert Cabillic founded optimization company and

Nexus 5 shown at Play Store

In coming days Google will announce the Nexus 5 powered by Android 4.4 KitKat and Google is now teasing us what it is look like. This is not a pre-order yet. The price of Nexus 5 is $349. The link is not available from the Philippines but here is the Google Nexus 5! What do

Handsets to get Android 4.4 KitKat

In a previous report by Google, October is D-Day for the Android KitKat to be rolled out on some of our devices. But just like the other new updates before the 4.4, not all devices will be able to get their gears on the latest OS. This may be somewhat a boo for most of

Nexus 5 “service manual” spotted

Another day, another Nexus 5 leak. Aren’t we all just excited to see and hold the LG-D821 and come to think of it, leaks are just hyping our nerves should the real thing arrive anytime in the next few months. As for us here at PinoyDroid, we just can’t wait and, in all honesty wait