A close look at KitKat's new home screen
Google Now is always your left-most home screen
The dialer gets a new look
Google voice control is easily accessed by saying "OK, Google"
The Nexus 5 is the first device to ship with KitKat
The new look of home screens and the app drawer on KitKat
The new lock screen displays album art of currently playing media
Hangouts and SMS are now the same app
Caller ID is provided by Google Places
The new phone app
KitKat's new emoji keyboard
Quickoffice in KitKat
KitKat supports printing, mostly via Google cloud print
For more than a year, Android enthusiasts waited for Google to unveil the next iteration of the mobile operating system to succeed Jelly Bean. It was widely thought (even within Google) to be called Key Lime Pie. Instead, a bizarre marketing partnership was struck that gave us Android 4.4 KitKat. In this review, Eric Mack runs down the changes, improvements and a few steps backward.
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