Android 4.4 KitKat Coming to Nexus 7 and 10 Starting Today


After shipping its latest version of Android, 4.4 KitKat, with the Nexus 5 smartphone, Google has begun rolling out the new OS to its older devices. Users with a Nexus 7 (2012 and 2013 Wi-Fi editions) or Nexus 10 tablet will be pleased to hear that the Android 4.4 rollout begins today. Additionally, Google says the Nexus 4 and cellular-enabled Nexus 7 will receive an update to 4.4 shortly.

4.4 KitKat should speed up older Android devices

Android 4.4 KitKat brings a number of editions, including optimized performance for lower-end devices that should, if it’s all Google says it is, significantly improve things for owners of the original Nexus 7 tablet. It also adds yellow pages functionality to the dialer (you can just search for local…

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