Lilbits (11-14-2013): Google Android 4.4 KitKat factory images released

Google started rolling out over-the-air software updates bringing Android 4.4 KitKat to its latest tablets this week. Now the company has also posted factory images online, which means it’s relatively safe to start building or installing custom ROMs and mucking about in other ways — since there’s now a way to grab the stock images […]

Google Search for iOS brings notifications, Google Now enhancements

Google’s latest version of the Google Search app for iOS brings some of the best features of Google Now to the iPhone and iPad. Up until now some of those features had been Android-only. One of the biggest changes is support for notifications and reminders, which lets Google Now alert you automatically when it has […]

Lilibits (9-17-2013): What’s up with CyanogenMod?

Don’t like the software that came with your Android phone? For almost as long as device makers and wireless carriers have been offering smartphones running Google’s mobile operating system, hackers have been building their own versions of Android which you can install on many Android phones and tablets. CyanogenMod is one of the most popular. […]

Most popular Liliputing articles from 9/07 – 9/14

Apple and Intel held dueling press conferences this week (seriously, they were both happening at the exact time), with Apple unveiling its next-gen smartphones, and Intel it’s next-gen chips. Both companies are continuing to put mobile tech front and center. Here’s a roundup of some of the most popular articles from Liliputing from the week […]

Apple iOS 7 coming to iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch on Sept 18th

Apple has announced that iOS 7 will be available starting September 18th. The latest version of iOS features a dramatically different user interface with new, flat graphics, icons, and other elements. It also introduce a new Control Center, notification center, and more. Like most updates, iOS 7 will be available as a free update for […]