If you own a Nexus 7 or Nexus 10 tablet, Google has a little treat for you today.
An upgrade to the latest version of the Android operating system, version 4.4 KitKat, is now available.
You can visit your tablet's software update screen to check for the update.
Here's Sarah Mitroff of cNet telling us we can can expect from the new software.
What Else You Need To Know
- Only Wi-Fi models will get the update. Google says that Nexus 7 devices with mobile data (3G/4G) will be getting the upgrade in the near future but declined to offer a date.
- The KitKat upgrade will not include the “Google Experience Launcher,” which is so far a Nexus 5-only software feature.
KitKat should speed up older Android devices- The Verge
- Phones Review
Nexus 7, Nexus 10 Android 4.4 KitKat update begins now
While the new firmware doesn’t bring lots of new features or a complete redesign it is still nice to see improvements.
- Google announces Android 4.4 KitKat rollout for Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 (Wi-Fi) has begun
- Android Police
- Nexus 7 (2012, 2013) And Nexus 10 Android 4.4 KitKat Update Rolling Out Starting Today, Nexus 4 And Mobile Data-Enabled Nexus 7 'Soon'
- Droid Life
- Android 4.4 Update Rolling Out to Nexus 7 2012, Nexus 7 2013, and Nexus 10 Starting Tonight
- The Next Web
- Google rolling out Android 4.4 KitKat update for its Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets
- Fone Arena
- Android 4.4 KitKat update for Nexus 7, Nexus 10 starts rolling out
- Nexus 7 Android 4.4 KitKat Update Rolling Out to Select Users
- Phone Arena
- Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 to start getting Android 4.4 tonight
- Nexus 4 Android 4.4 KitKat Update Release Coming Soon
- Android 4.4 KitKat OTA rolling out to Nexus 7 & 10, Nexus 4 update imminent
- Android 4.4 For Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 To Start Rolling Out Today
- Android Community
Android 4.4 rolling out to Nexus 7 and Nexus 10, Nexus 4 and 3G Nexus 7 to soon follow
It took Google a while but the much awaited update is finally here.
- Android 4.4 KitKat on Nexus 7 and 10 doesn’t come with Google Experience Launcher
- Nexus 7 (2012, 2013) and Nexus 10 Android 4.4 KitKat roll out starting today, Nexus 4 and cellular Nexus 7 “soon”
- Android 4.4 KitKat Update Rolling Out for Nexus 7 (2012, 2013) and Nexus 10
- Android 4.4 KitKat update now making its way to Nexus 7 and Nexus 10
- Google Begins Android KitKat Rollout for Nexus 7/10 Wi-Fi Models
- Android 4.4 KitKat coming to Nexus 7 and 10 starting today
- Tech Ticker
- Android 4.4 KitKat released for Nexus 7 and 10 tablets
- Android Police
- Your KitKat Is Ready: Download And Flash Android 4.4 OTA Update (KRT16O) For 2013 Wi-Fi Nexus 7
- Android 4.4 'KitKat' updates rolling out to Nexus 7, 10 tablets
- Android 4.4 KitKat rolls out to older Nexus devices
- AVAILABLE: Google releases Android 4.4 KitKat Upgrade for Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 - More to come
- Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 owners can upgrade to Android 4.4 KitKat from today
- Digital Trends
- Android 4.4 KitKat for Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 out today, Nexus 4 to follow soon
- The Inquirer
- Android 4.4 Kitkat arrives on the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets
KitKat Gives Android Security Credibility
KitKat has several new and improved features to assist in the fight against malware.
- Trusted Reviews - Phones
- Android 4.4 KitKat coming to Nexus 10 and Nexus 7 today
- Android 4.4 KitKat update for Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 landing today
- Android KitKat is rolling out to Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 now