Saturday, November 30, 2013

Android v 4.4 KitKat OS Update started rolling out for LG G2

Finally Android 4.4 KitKat update has started rolling out on LG G2 smartphones in South Korea. If you live in Korea and own a LG G2 handset, you can get the update now. You just need to use official LG update tool on your computer instead if checking it on your phone.

So, it seems LG will be skipping 4.3 update and will directly take its users to KitKat 4.4 and same will be followed by LG for G2 across the globe. Currently 4.4 KitKat update has started only in South Korea, but is expected to follow in rest of the world soon.

Listed down the key features of Android 4.4 KitKat OS.

Improved Caller-ID: When the user will receive will a call from unknown number, handset will search for matches on net with local listings via Google Maps.

Priority Contacts: This new OS empowers the phone to automatically prioritise contact list for easy access, based on the frequency of the peoples' contacts to which users talk.

Multi-tasking:  Users can do multi-task by opening multiple applications; Listen to music while you can browse through the net.

Immersive display: To enhance entertainment factor, the new  OS comes with immersive mode, where the status bar and navigation buttons disappear in to the back ground while you play music, games and read e-books. Users can just swipe the edge of the screen to bring back the utility buttons.

Message grouping : Like Apple's iMessage feature, Google has brought in some improvements to the new Hangouts app; now, users can find all their text SMSs and MMSs, audio and video call details all at one place. They can also share location and send animated GIFs.

Emoji Characters:  Initially users had to install third party app to use colorful characters in their SMS. Now, with KitKat, the keypad comes with native Japanese Emoji emotion icons.

Performance: With low system requirements the new KitKat OS is expected to bring performance enhancements and also increase battery life.

NFC and Wireless Printing: Google's new OS comes with improved Quickoffice app where-in people can create and store word documents online as well as print files wirelessly on NFC-enabled HP printers.

Bluetooth MAP (Message Access Profile):  This feature enables android devices in cars with Bluetooth support to exchange messages.

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