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Android 5.1.1 rears its head in Android SDK

Android 5.1.1 rears its head in Android SDK

The beautiful thing about Android and other open source is that there’s a great deal of transparency in the delivery, even if the central party (Google in this case) aren’t necessarily being hugely proactive on the information feed. Until the last few days there has been a couple of unsubstantiated murmurs about an incremental update for Android 5.1.1 being in[Read More…]

in Android Development, OS Update by at 1:00 pm on April 18, 2015
Australian bought Sony Xperia Z3 Compact receives Android 5.0 Lollipop update
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Australian bought Sony Xperia Z3 Compact receives Android 5.0 Lollipop update

Android 5.0 Lollipop has arrived for owners of the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, although at this stage it appears to be limited to those who bought the handset outright from Sony Experience stores or the like. Former Ausdroid writer Michaela got in touch with us to let us know about the update, and was kind enough to take some screenshots[Read More…]

in News, OS Update, Phones by at 9:03 pm on April 15, 2015
Nexus 4, Nexus 7 (2013) and Nexus 7 (2013) LTE receive Android 5.1 Lollipop
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Nexus 4, Nexus 7 (2013) and Nexus 7 (2013) LTE receive Android 5.1 Lollipop

Android 5.1 is making its way to more and more Nexus devices by way of factory images, with the Nexus 4, Nexus 7 (2013) and Nexus 7 (2013) LTE now supported. Now, it doesn’t matter what you’ve done to your device’s firmware, you can restore back to a stock Lollipop image and get the best of what Google intended. The[Read More…]

in News, OS Update by at 3:58 pm on April 15, 2015
Old Xperia Z? Lollipop could be coming to you very soon
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Old Xperia Z? Lollipop could be coming to you very soon

Like a lot of manufacturers, in the eyes of their paying customers Sony have been a little tardy in their delivery of Lollipop. It wasn’t until the middle of March that users were able to get Lollipop goodness on their Z3 Tablet Compact, Z2 Tablet and Z2 phones with a similar time frame on the Z3 and Z3 Compact phones.[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News, OS Update by at 11:09 am on April 15, 2015
Chrome makes integration with other cloud service providers just that much easier
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Chrome makes integration with other cloud service providers just that much easier

A small but powerful feature has snuck into the latest Chrome Dev Channel update (v43.0.2357.3) which allows third party cloud service providers (like DropBox, OneDrive and others) to better integrate with ChromeOS. The Files app now sports a new ‘Add new services’ menu option, which opens a window like that shown above, allowing users to select from File System Providers[Read More…]

in ChromeOS, News, OS Update by at 9:44 am on April 15, 2015
Oneplus One with CM12 — Easiest way using a Mac

Oneplus One with CM12 — Easiest way using a Mac

Like many out there I was very keen to get the Official CM12 rom on my Oneplus One after it landed the other day. Like some, my OPO did not want to flash the Official CM12 ROM, so I had to dig a bit deeper. I’m not a good terminal app user on my Mac and I’ve seen many different[Read More…]

in Android Development, OS Update by at 6:52 am on April 15, 2015
Lollipop loving comes to Cyanogen OS in Version 12
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Lollipop loving comes to Cyanogen OS in Version 12

OnePlus One owners are currently sporting some smug grins since they’re the first to see some Lollipop love as Cyanogen OS 12 begins rolling out to their devices, soon to be followed by more devices. If you’re upgrading your OnePlus One, you can expect to see Material Design interface changes from the first moment of reboot. The upgrade adds new[Read More…]

in Android Development, News, OS Update by at 4:12 pm on April 14, 2015