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Android L

Android L Developer Preview Updates

Don’t expect any updates to fix Android L troubles

July 21st, 2014

If you happen to run Android L, or a port based on it, on your device and you’re wondering whether Google will release an update to fix any of the potential issues discovered with the Developer Preview ROM, you should know there’s a slim chance that will happen. German publication Smartdroid.de picked up a Google+ …

Android One Smartphone Release Date

Ultra affordable Android One smartphones take India by storm this October

July 16th, 2014

In addition to Android L and Material Design, Google at I/O 2014 unveiled Android One, an Android reference platform meant to bring affordable smartphones to certain markets, and help Google bring more people online. Indian publication The Economic Times has learned the company plans to launch Android One smartphones this October in the country, with …

Android L Material Design Apps

This is what Android L’s Material Design looks like across mobile and desktop

July 15th, 2014

Google’s main I/O 2014 announcement was the new Material Design language that covers not only the next major release of Android (Android L), but also Google’s apps across platforms and screens. Material Design is what Google wants developers to use for their apps as well, whether they’re for Android, iOS or the web, and ArsTechnica …

Motorola Android L Smartphone

Mysterious Motorola phablet leaks, apparently running stock Android L

July 10th, 2014

Motorola is apparently working on a few new Android handsets including phablet-sized devices, a couple of new videos posted on TK Tech News reveal. The publication has supposedly gotten in touch with a person who’s actually using such a device, which doesn’t have a commercial name yet, but which appears to be running Android L or …

Android L Keyboard

Sorry, Android users: No more Android L keyboard for you

July 9th, 2014

We still have several months to wait before Google finally releases its highly anticipated new Android L update, but a few apps and nifty tricks gave eager enthusiasts a way to experience certain elements of L right now. Among them was Shen Ye’s great Android L Keyboard app, which — as the name might suggest — …

Android L and Android 4.4 KitKat

Android L is far too young and innocent to show up in Google’s Android stats

July 8th, 2014

Google has published new Android distribution stats on its developers portal, the first numbers shared by the company following the Android L Developer Preview release, but the company did not include any Android L numbers in the new chart. That’s hardly surprising though, not only because Android L is not commercially available at this point, …

Nexus 4 Android L Download and Install

Yes, Android L can be installed on the Nexus 4 and first-gen Nexus 7

July 7th, 2014

Google at I/O 2014 released a preview of Android L, its next major Android operating system version that brings a complete design makeover and a slew of new features. But the company only posted the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 (2013) Android L builds, leaving Android fans who own other Nexus devices waiting for official Android …

Talon for Twitter Android L App

Take a look at the future of Android in this redesigned Android L app

July 3rd, 2014

Android L might be the most exciting update to Google’s mobile operating system since it launched in 2008. Material Design, the centerpiece of Android L, could seamlessly unify an interface that has struggled to form its own identity in the past, but all we have right now is the promise of something amazing. Until we actually …