Device(s): Moto Droid Maxx (2013-), Moto Droid 3 (2011-2013), HTC Droid Eris (2009-2011)
Also, an iPad 3rd gen.
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Most of the look changes of KitKat on the Nexus particularly - the transparent status bar; the white vs. holo blue network icons; the new dialer; the new launcher - are *NOT* part of the Droid update. The look remains the same as under Jellybean.
We have a thread that detail some of the changes that we have noticed here: OTA KitKat update
Among other things not listed there, there is now a settings->home to set the default launcher if you have a third party launcher installed; a default SMS setting in settings->more (under wireless & networks). There was an update to the Assist app today to improve driving support for KitKat phones.
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I did get a message after installing that there were all of these trusted credentials. I really don't like having these. Has anyone deleted or cleared all of them?
I understand that those of us that use foxfi will have to wait for some type of update.
Yeah, it sucks eggs that with Kit Kat we can no longer use wireless tether with FoxFi. Truthfully it's not as big of a deal for me as it is many users that travel or use the feature more than I do. I need to do this about 3 weeks per year. If no solution presents itself I will just call and have tethering added for the times that I need it. Looks like it will probably cost me about $35 per year to have it. ($50 tethering plan divided by 30 days x's 7 days x's 3 weeks = $35).
o) You can choose ART instead of Dalvik runtime for faster app loading times (a few apps have issues with ART but most work fine)
o) Tap-to-pay now works in Google Wallet (host card emulation)
o) Bluetooth Low Energy support (FitBit tracker, etc.)
o) Battery percent can be displayed natively on the icon (install Percent Enabler to toggle)
If good battery life is what you want, you can't go wrong with the Motorola DROID Maxx. This device comes with a 3,500 mAh battery and is said to have a stunning 48-hour battery life.
Specs include a 1.7 GHz dual-core processor, 2 GB of... Read More