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T-Mobile LG G2 Android 4.4.2 Build Shows Up, But Not As An OTA Yet - It's A Huge 1.5GB ROM

T-Mobile LG G2 Android 4.4.2 Build Shows Up, But Not As An OTA Yet - It's A Huge 1.5GB ROM

A few days ago AT&T pushed Android 4.4.2 to its version of the LG G2, and now it's T-Mobile's turn... sort of. No, an OTA isn't hitting the airwaves just yet, but that doesn't mean T-Mobile G2 owners can't get their hands on the OS update right away. A full 1.5GB ROM has found its way from LG's servers to the XDA forums, and it's open for anyone to get their hands on.

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PSA: Google Wallet 'Tap And Pay' Functionality Appears To Be Working On Most KitKat Updates For Devices On Isis Carriers

PSA: Google Wallet 'Tap And Pay' Functionality Appears To Be Working On Most KitKat Updates For Devices On Isis Carriers

As Android 4.4/KitKat updates begin rolling out to devices on all the major US carriers, one frequently asked question has to do with whether or not these devices will include Android's new "Tap and Pay" feature. This was one of the major additions in KitKat and allows almost any device with an NFC chip to be used for "tap and go" mobile payments, even if said chip doesn't have a built-in secure element.

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Well, This Was Unexpected – AT&T Now Pushing Android 4.4.2 To The LG G2

Well, This Was Unexpected – AT&T Now Pushing Android 4.4.2 To The LG G2

Apparently it's 4.4 day for AT&T – at least for owners of the HTC ONE or the LG G2. While we've been expecting the update to hit the former for a few days now, the latter comes as a surprise.

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Image courtesy of XDA user holeindalip

In AT&T's official blog post, the company outlines what users can expect post-update, including "key enhancements to the user interface, battery efficiency and processing speed."

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LG Teases The G2 MINI, Will Make An Announcement At Mobile World Congress On February 24th

LG Teases The G2 MINI, Will Make An Announcement At Mobile World Congress On February 24th

This year we've seen slimmed down versions of the Galaxy S4 and the HTC One, and while corners were cut to cram these flagships into smaller form factors, there's a real need for competent phones with tinier displays. So what's a competitor to do? Why, release a slimmed down version of its flagship as well. LG has now teased a smaller version of the G2, creatively referred to as the MINI, along with an announcement date.

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Sprint Expands Direct Connect Push-To-Talk Functionality To The Galaxy S4, Note 3, LG G2, G Flex, And More

Sprint Expands Direct Connect Push-To-Talk Functionality To The Galaxy S4, Note 3, LG G2, G Flex, And More

Sprint has been marketing push-to-talk functionality (a walkie-talkie style function that's popular with business users) since long before Android came into being. Though the feature isn't nearly as common as it once was, Sprint seems ready to keep it going with an update to the official Android app. The Direct Connect service is now compatible with a handful of new phones, most notably headliners like the Galaxy S4, Galaxy Note 3, and LG G2.

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Sprint Announces LG G2 OTA Update Enabling Sprint Spark Bands And The Accompanying Spinning Status Bar Icon

Sprint Announces LG G2 OTA Update Enabling Sprint Spark Bands And The Accompanying Spinning Status Bar Icon

Sprint's mobile data is typically not the first, or the second, or even the third to come to mind when looking for a zippy connection in the US, but the company is looking to change this impression with its new tri-band LTE network, more memorably known as Sprint Spark. Unfortunately, only a limited number of the carrier's phones are able to take advantage of this new capability, with some of them requiring an OTA before they're ready.

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Verizon's LG G2 Gets A Software Update (VS98012B) That Isn't Android 4.4

Verizon's LG G2 Gets A Software Update (VS98012B) That Isn't Android 4.4

Like it says right up there in the title, don't get your hopes up. The latest over-the-air update to the Verizon version of the LG G2 in not an updated version of Android, and it won't get rid of those awful front-facing logos, either. But it does have a few much-needed bug fixes and security additions, plus it should smooth out some of the wrinkles in the initial release of LG's customized software.

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[Deal Alert] White Verizon LG G2 Now Available, Free With Two-Year Contract For Cyber Monday

[Deal Alert] White Verizon LG G2 Now Available, Free With Two-Year Contract For Cyber Monday

Depending on where you live, there's a decent chance you're not going to get that white Christmas no matter how often you make the wish. Thankfully, it's much easier to get your hands on a white phone. Verizon Wireless is now offering the LG G2 in white, and to sweeten the deal, they're giving it away for free on Cyber Monday. Well, sort of. You will still have to sign away your mobile soul for two years, but for many customers, that's just par for the course.

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[Deal Alert] Amazon Has Great Deals On Contract Phones Right Now – $10 Nexus 5, $100 HTC One Max, $0.01 Moto X, And More

[Deal Alert] Amazon Has Great Deals On Contract Phones Right Now – $10 Nexus 5, $100 HTC One Max, $0.01 Moto X, And More

In case you haven't had the time to dig through our massive Black Friday weekend sales post, take note of the sales going on at Amazon right now. If you're in the market for a new phone, you can save some real cash up-front.

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Sprint Launches The Nexus 5, LG G2, Galaxy S4 Mini, And Galaxy Mega 6.3 Today, With Mail-In Rebates Aplenty

Sprint Launches The Nexus 5, LG G2, Galaxy S4 Mini, And Galaxy Mega 6.3 Today, With Mail-In Rebates Aplenty

Sprint is getting some significant updates to its smartphone lineup today: two high-end phones from LG and two mid-range phones from Samsung, in a variety of sizes from petite to freakin' huge, man. The Nexus 5 and G2 from LG, as well as the Galaxy S4 Mini and Galaxy Mega (6.3) from Samsung, are all available on the online store now. They should be in most retail stores soon (with a possible exception in the midwest and southeast), though the Nexus 5 will probably be scarce as usual.

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