Android OTA: Device Updates & Firmware Report – August 15th Edition



OnePlus One Gets Android 4.4.4 Update and a Subsequent Bugfixer




For its July update, the OnePlus One received Android 4.4.4 in a small CyanogenMod update, we covered it last week and you can read all about it here. More recently however, the OnePlus One received a small hotfix update to fix a lockscreen bug that came with the previous XNPH300 update. The version number remains the same with this one and OnePlus are said to be working on those battery issues some have been experiencing.

AT&T Starts Rolling Out Android 4.4.4 Update to Moto X



The Moto X has finally gotten Android 4.4.4 on AT&T after a fairly short soak test was conducted. There's nothing really new here aside from the inclusion of bugfixes from Google's end and a way of pausing video when recording. Still, it's nice to see that the Moto X is getting updates on all carriers as we were hoping would continue.

Small Update Hits Xperia Z1 in Europe


On Vodafone throughout Europe, users have noticed a small update hitting the Xperia Z1 with the number of 14.4.A.0.133. Nobody quite knows what makes this update tick, as there doesn't appear to much different, so this is more than likely a small bugfix release following the update to Android 4.4.4 KitKat.


Both Samsung's Gear Live and LG's G Watch Updated to KMV78Y

G Watch AH_2


Last week, the G Watch was updated to KMV78Y in order to resolve the corrosion happening to two of the charging pins on the rear of the watch and now, Samsung's Gear Live is getting the update as well. There's no telling if there's anything inside the update that pertains to the Gear Live, but we're presuming Google is looking to keep both devices on the same software version to avoid confusion on whether or not users are running the latest version of Android Wear.


ASUS Updates the Padfone Infinity and Fonepad Note 6 to KitKat


ASUS have become known for their dependable software updates and while they're not often that quick, they'll always get round to updating something. This week, they've released updates to Android 4.4 KitKat to both the Padfone Infinity and the Fonepad Note 6. In true ASUS fashion, both of these updates are pretty large and there's a big laundry list of changes and additions. For the Padfone Infinity instructions and changes head here, and the same can be found for the Fonepad Note 6 here.




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