Tech news tagged ‘KitKat’

Where is Lollipop?

Google has published its latest Android platform stats, for January 2015 – based on active devices interacting with Google Play…

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KitKat take up jumps 30% – Android in July

Google has published its latest platform stats – based on active Android devices interacting with Google Play – and KitKat is the big winner.

The latest version of Android – at least, until Android “L” emerges in the autumn – sees a large monthly jump, up 31.6% on June (from a 13.6…

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NXP integrates PN547 NFC controller with Android 4.4

Meant to cover this one before (How often do I say that? Better late than never…). Coming out during Mobile World Congress, it’s a development that involves Android and NFC. And NXP.

NXP Semiconductors has updated its PN547 NFC controller to work with Android 4.4 “KitKat”.

Benefits claimed…

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QuickLogic’s sensor hub is Android “KitKat” 4.4 compliant

QuickLogic is addressing “Always-on Context Awareness” – for example, your mobile phone always monitoring surroundings even when idle – with a new CSSP (Customer Specific Standard Product), writes David Manners.

It is an Android “KitKat” 4.4 compliant sensor hub, supporting all commonly used sensors in mobile devices – such as Accelerometer…

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Intel emulates x86 Android with Google API calls

An interesting one to flag on The Inquirer to document the march, if that’s the right verb, of Android on x86.

They highlight a post on Intel’s Developer Zone blog, covering Google releasing an x86 system image for the Android SDK that includes the Google APIs – so that…

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