OS Update

OxygenOS for the OnePlus One delayed

OxygenOS for the OnePlus One delayed

The Lollipop build for the OnePlus One is something every owner of the phone wants. Whether it’s the CyanogenMod 12S release or the OnePlus developerd OxygenOS, it’s a must-have for a hot handset. Earlier this month OnePlus announced that the OxygenOS build would be released today but in their ‘Late March AMA’ on reddit, devilds has intimated that they won’t[Read More…]

by 7:29 pm on March 27, 2015 2 comments Manufacturer, OS Update
Google releases new Android 5.1 build for the Nexus 5 and 6 – LMY47I factory images now available

Google releases new Android 5.1 build for the Nexus 5 and 6 – LMY47I factory images now available

The Android 5.1 rollout has been fairly protracted, a number of Nexus phones still haven’t received their update, but Google has upped the ante today releasing yet another build for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 6. The new build – LMY47I is the latest build and factory images are now available on the Google Developers site, the LMY47I Over The[Read More…]

by 6:23 pm on March 26, 2015 4 comments Android Development, OS Update
LG posts Lollipop source for G Pad 8.3 – update coming soon?

LG posts Lollipop source for G Pad 8.3 – update coming soon?

After a long absence, LG returned to the tablet market with their G Pad 8.3. Google liked it so much that they loaded a Google Play Edition ROM onto the tablet and sold it via the Google Play store in the US. The tablet came with Android 4.2(Jelly Bean) but has been updated to KitKat at various stages since release[Read More…]

by 6:05 am on March 24, 2015 3 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Tablets
LG G2 owners your Lollipop update is coming says LG India

LG G2 owners your Lollipop update is coming says LG India

With the release of Lollipop for the LG G3, we immediately began fielding requests from LG G2 owners asking about the Lollipop update for their handset. While nothing has appeared on any of the Australian carriers software testing update pages, LG India has advised the update could be along shortly. In response to a request for an ETA for the[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on March 23, 2015 3 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Motorola is already soak testing Android 5.1 for the Moto X 2014

Motorola is already soak testing Android 5.1 for the Moto X 2014

While some Nexus devices still wait for their Android 5.1 update, Motorola could conceivably beat Google to the punch updating their Moto X 2014 to Android 5.1. Motorola has released a changelog for Android 5.1 for the Motorola Moto X Pure Edition (XT1095). Motorola has previously beaten some Nexus phones in updating but this is a post-Google owned Motorola, so[Read More…]

by 7:30 am on March 23, 2015 1 comment Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Telstra Motorola Razr HD owners your KitKat update is available – Razr M owners, not so fast.

Telstra Motorola Razr HD owners your KitKat update is available – Razr M owners, not so fast.

Congratulations Telstra Motorola RazerHD owners, your patience is about to be rewarded. Telstra advised earlier this month that the KitKat update, they originally promised would appear in August last year will arrive this month. The Android 4.4.2 update for the Motorola Razr HD finally passed testing on the 2nd of March, and began pushing out to handset owners on the[Read More…]

by 6:30 am on March 23, 2015 3 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Google bringing another Smart Lock option to Lollipop users with On-Body Detection

Google bringing another Smart Lock option to Lollipop users with On-Body Detection

The Smart Lock options in Android 5.0 are pretty awesome, with Trusted Bluetooth Devices, improved face detection and more recently Trusted Places, but Google isn’t done yet apparently, with reports of a new option called On Body Detection apparently appearing for at least one user. The tip came in to Android Police who have shared a bit more information, as[Read More…]

by 7:53 am on March 21, 2015 16 comments Google Services, OS Update
HTC reconsidering Android 5.1 update for One M7

HTC reconsidering Android 5.1 update for One M7

HTC was involved in a minor kerfuffle yesterday, when HTC VP, Product Management Mo Versi took to Twitter to advise that the HTC One M7 wouldn’t receive an update to Android 5.1. It seems that there was enough ‘feedback’ on this statement to make HTC take a second look, with Mo apparently reversing this decision. The semi-announcement also came via[Read More…]

by 7:15 am on March 21, 2015 3 comments OS Update, Phones
The HTC One M7 will not receive an Android 5.1 update

The HTC One M7 will not receive an Android 5.1 update

It was the phone with the design which has led to what many have described as the best looking smartphone on the market. But two years have passed since the HTC One M7 launched and HTC are looking to end updates for the phone, at least according to HTC VP, Product Management Mo Versi. Responding to an announcement of Android[Read More…]

by 8:36 am on March 20, 2015 16 comments Manufacturer, OS Update
Sony starts rolling out Lollipop update to Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact and Xpera Z2 and Z2 Tablet

Sony starts rolling out Lollipop update to Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact and Xpera Z2 and Z2 Tablet

After announcing the Android 5.0 (Lollipop) update was rolling out to their Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact phones, it appears that Sony has expanded the availability to their recent tablets, as well as their previous flagship phone. Xperia Blog is reporting that the Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z2 tablet (16GB Wi-Fi and LTE versions), as well as the Xperia[Read More…]

by 8:19 am on March 19, 2015 13 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones, Tablets