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Android 4.4 KitKat (KRT16M) Source Code Released, Factory Images and Driver Binaries Available for the Nexus 5

Remember when the Nexus 7 (2013) launched, there was drama surrounding the delayed release of factory images for the device? Thankfully, the same is not the case for the newly launched Google Nexus 5. Factory Images and Driver Binaries are now available for the device. Furthermore, the source code to Android 4.4 is also available to those...

New in Android 4.4 KitKat: Everything You Need to Know

So the long awaited Google Nexus 5 is finally here. And with the new device, comes a new version of Android: version 4.4 "KitKat." About two months ago, Google announced the name of their latest version of Android. However, not much was said about the OS, and what would be different from 4.3 Jelly Bean. This comes...

BREAKING: New Runtime Compiler in Android 4.4 to Possibly Bring Better Performance in Future Releases

Android 4.4 KitKat ushers in several new and exciting features, many of which we talked about last night. One new and unexpected feature addition, however, appears to be a different real time compiler engine. In addition to Dalvik, references to ART have appeared under Android's Developer Options menu. Not too long ago, Google purchased the French...

Google Nexus 5 Finally Released! Go Get Yours Now!

After a seemingly endless barrage of leaks and rumors, it's finally here folks. The Google Nexus 5 is now available for purchase on the Google Play Store. Now pause for a second, go and order yours, and then make your way back here. Don't worry, we'll wait. As expected, the device is a powerhouse, featuring a quad-core...

Android 4.4 KitKat to Target Wearables, Ease Fragmentation, and Improve Support for NFC and Lower End Devices

The Google Nexus 5 is so close that we can almost taste its KitKat-laden goodness. But while the device itself has been leaked nine ways 'til Tuesday, relatively little has come to light about the device's OS, Android 4.4 KitKat. We've seen a few leaked images here and there, but we've not heard much about the...

Android 4.4 KitKat Announced, Xperia DRM Partition Backup Script – XDA Developer TV

Google tricked us all and named Android 4.4 KitKat rather than Key Lime Pie. That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is an article about backing up the Sony Xperia device's TA partition with a simple script and news about...

Google Announces Android 4.4 KitKat

For almost a year now, Android users have been speculating, and at one point even "confirmed," that the next Android version would be code named "Key Lime Pie." At Google I/O 2013, the Mountain View company alluded to the accuracy of those rumors by sharing a video presentation of a little Android eating some key lime...