Android 4.4+ KitKat will not ship with a browser, OEMs have to license Google Chrome or develop own browsers

Android is currently the number one smartphone OS in the world and as we all know Google owns Android(literally). However, because of various patent issues, Microsoft are reported to be making more money from Android than Google. This has been a huge problem for the search engine giant and they are working on it in their own terms. Android is open source and so every manufacturer forks Android and uses it, but they have to license Google Apps from Google. In the recent times, Google has been trying to distance itself from Android and trying to create a brand of its own which is profitable for them. This was evident when they renamed Android Market as “Google Play Store”.

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Nexus 5 Price leaks via Play Store listing, 16GB for $349

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After multiple, high quality leaks detailing the specifications, design flourishes and benchmarks, the only things we didn’t know about the Nexus 5 were the price and a release date. Thankfully, albeit accidentally, Google have managed to add the price of the Nexus 5 to the repository of leaked information. Continue reading “Nexus 5 Price leaks via Play Store listing, 16GB for $349”

Android 4.4 KitKat is the next sweet Google update you’ll crave for

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Out of the blue, Google have announced the codename for the next version of their Android operating system. The next sweet Google update is called Android 4.4 KitKat. The next update has been just named and no other details have been revealed, but that isn’t the real story here, it’s the name. Google and Nestle are now in a bizarre tie-up to promote Android KitKat. Watch the hilarious parody promo video from KitKat –

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