Tag: Android 14

Operating systems, Others

Google and Samsung are working on the next generation of Wear OS-based wearable tech

January 26, 2024

Via: TechSpot

Android 14 was released this past October for Google Pixel smartphones, bringing new and improved features to the world of mobile devices. However, Wear OS, Google’s operating system designed for smartwatches and other wearables, is still based on the Android […]

Operating systems, Others

Android 14’s storage disaster gets patched, but your data might be gone

November 7, 2023

Via: Ars Technica

It’s the start of November, and that means a new Android security patch. Google claims this one is fixing a high-profile Android 14 storage bug that was locking some people out of their devices. The November Security Bulletin contains the […]

Operating systems, Others

3 reasons you should upgrade to Android 14 right now

October 4, 2023

Via: BGR

Android 14 is finally here, and that means Android users can finally download the latest rendition of Google’s operating system, starting with Pixel devices. But if you’re rocking a phone that supports Android 14 and you haven’t been keeping up […]

Operating systems, Others

Android 14 uses “nonsensical” logic to calculate space usage on smartphones

September 11, 2023

Via: TechSpot

Old and current versions of Android are affected by a peculiar bug in the way the OS calculates storage space usage on mobile devices. Android specialist Mishaal Rahman, who discovered the issue earlier this year, noted that even in the […]

Mobile Apps

Think Android 14 seems boring? Think about this.

April 19, 2023

Via: Computerworld

Look, I’ll be honest: When I first got my grubby gorilla paws on Google’s latest and great Android version — the hot-off-the-griddle first beta of this year’s Android 14 update — two terse words kept ringing in my head: That’s […]

Operating systems, Others

Google releases first Android 14 public beta for Pixel devices

April 13, 2023

Via: TechSpot

It is also the first Android 14 version to be rolling out over-the-air, allowing just about anybody with a supported device to install it as a standard OTA update. Users wanting to test drive the new software can do so […]

Mobile Apps

Android 14 preview for developers arrives

February 10, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

Google has released a first Developer Preview of its Android 14 mobile OS, emphasizing tablets and foldables as well as improvements for data transfers and battery life. The preview was unveiled on February 8. Version 14 builds on work done […]

Mobile Apps

Android 14 could stop you from installing older apps – and that’s a good thing

January 25, 2023

Via: TechRadar

A change coming with Android 14 will impose restrictions on the apps that smartphone users can install on their devices, even if they’re sideloading software rather than installing it through the Play Store. Google’s change should help stop the spread […]