Root your Nexus 5 running Android 4.4.2

The best tool for rooting beginners, and is the quickest and easiest root method commonly available by XDA developer is CF-Auto-Root, which can supports Windows, Linux and Mac. Once you’ve downloaded, the CF-Auto-Root file, use the following process to root your Nexus 5.

The Android Story

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A few weeks ago we published a short history lesson about the evolution of Android. It’s clear that you liked the article, so I hope you will love this one too. The guys at SocialCubix created a nice infographic about the same topic. Most of the information is the same, however there are a few new aspects, and since it’s an infographic it looks much better than the before mentioned article.

So lets take a look how Android evolved from the legendary HTC Dream to Android 4.4 KitKat:

Sweet new features of Android KitKat 4.4

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We already wrote about the notable features of KitKat, however this will be a more detailed article about what you can expect in the new version. As you probably know Android operating system powers one billion smartphones and tablets across the globe. But things just got sweeter with the launch of KitKat. In Google's words “Android KitKat brings all of Android's most innovative, most beautiful, and most useful features to more devices everywhere.” While KitKat can work with different RAM, as well as devices with low 512MB limit, this new version is definitely much more agile and responsive to changes. In this article, I will be discussing new features of Android that will help both developers and users alike.

Motorola taps more smartphones with 4.4 KitKat update plans

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The Moto X’s Android 4.4 KitKat update may have started rolling out today and the new DROID family may be getting updated soon, but that doesn’t mean other Motorola phones are being left out.

According to Motorola’s website some other phones will be receiving the update as well. You have to drop down the menu and select by carrier to check for your respective phone, but we’ve gathered up a short list. Here is what is tentatively and eventually receiving an update to that latest and greatest version of Android:

Google releases Hangouts 2.0, KitKat Keyboard apps

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Google, having been rather busy of late, is pushing out software updates and app updates to smartphones all over the world. Today sees them issuing updated versions of the Hangouts app and KitKat Keyboard.

As you may already know, the Hangouts 2.0 app features integrated SMS capabilities, animated GIFs, device status, and location sharing in conversations. Suffice it to say, this is more than just bug fixes and tweaks.

A brief history of Android releases

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With Android 4.4 KitKat now officially out we are looking ahead to learning about the newest release of the platform. The build is debuted with the Nexus 5 on Halloween, however previous Nexus products should also see the Hershey-inspired version in due time. In fact, we might look for 4.4 KitKat on a variety of devices, perhaps going back a few years. Why? According to Google, the goal with KitKat is to “make an amazing Android experience available for everybody”.

Notable features in Android 4.4 KitKat

Now that Google has finally made the inner workings and features of Android 4.4 KitKat public, what can we expect?

Google has posted a lengthy list of features for consumers and developers alike. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights.

KitKat's Google+ page teases the fanboys

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Are you following the official KitKat account over on Google+? You should be. The past few days have seen a number of posts which seem to be cryptic messages related to the impending announcement of Android 4.4 KitKat’s features. Well, that and the Nexus 5 and maybe a new Nexus 10 tablet, too.

New Android 4.4 KitKat Leaked Features

android kitkatWe have been hearing a lot about Android 4.4 KitKat although until now only a few features here and there have been mentioned. There is an Italian blog called TuttoAndroid that seems to have gotten their hands on a Google Nexus 5 running the new Android OS. With the rumored release of the 4.4 KitKat OS in just a few days we finally have a decent sized list of features to show you.

4 Fingers of Android Fun

Well this has been the biggest news of the day for me, forget about Nokia being sold to Microsoft, the big news out of America today is that the next version of Android has been named by the team at Mountain View.
For as long as I can remember the touted name for the next Android version was Key Lime Pie and today Google quashed every rumour out there by naming the next version…

Wait for it…

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