OS Update

Android 5.0 for HTC Sense 6 screenshots shown off

Android 5.0 for HTC Sense 6 screenshots shown off

When Android 5.0 was announced in Mid-October, HTC was quick to announce that the high-end HTC One series models would receive the udpate to Lollipop within 90 days. That day is approaching fast, and we’ve seen screenshots of HTC Sense 6 before, but now notorious HTC hacker llabtoofer has posted some more. The screenshots are based off a newer build[Read More…]

by 8:13 am on December 22, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Nexus 4 will not get the full new Camera experience in Android 5.0

Nexus 4 will not get the full new Camera experience in Android 5.0

Not all hardware is made equal, we’re all aware of that and while Nexus 4 owners will see an update to Android 5.0, they won’t be getting the full ride – at least when it comes to the camera. Part of the Lollipop update was a new API to allow developers – and therefore users through apps – greater access[Read More…]

by 8:12 am on December 21, 2014 4 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Motorola Moto G (2nd Gen) starts to receive Android 5.0.1 update

Motorola Moto G (2nd Gen) starts to receive Android 5.0.1 update

Motorola’s 2nd generation Moto G, dubbed the Moto G 2, appears to be the first non-Nexus (or non-Google Play Edition) device to receive the update to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop. The build shows up on the system as version 22.21.25, with build number LXB22.46-25. Obviously, Australian phones will show slightly different details when the update is received here. Rumours are also in the[Read More…]

by 8:53 am on December 20, 2014 15 comments Manufacturer, News, OS Update, Phones
Sony releases an incremental update for Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact

Sony releases an incremental update for Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact

Sony started releasing a minor update for its Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact line back on December 11th apparently, but we’re only now finding out what it actually involved. That said, we haven’t actually received the update yet, but at least we know what will be in the update when it does land on Australian devices. The changelog for[Read More…]

by 11:06 am on December 19, 2014 4 comments News, OS Update, Phones
Pebble’s smartwatches now implement Android Wear notifications

Pebble’s smartwatches now implement Android Wear notifications

Pebble, makers of what is arguably the first mass-marketed smartwatch for Android and iOS platforms, have released the next version of their Android app in beta, and it adds a pretty cool new feature to the platform. As of version 2.3, Pebble users can now act and reply on notifications direct from their watches, just as Android Wear users can.[Read More…]

by 8:45 am on December 17, 2014 2 comments Android Wear, Apps, News, OS Update, Smartwatch
OnePlus planning on adding a better sound experience for the One in their next update

OnePlus planning on adding a better sound experience for the One in their next update

‘Never Settle’ is the motto and OnePlus are continuing to strive to meet that standard and offer more functionality with each and every update for their current flagship phone, the OnePlus One. OnePlus, has tonight announced that they have entered into a partnership with high-end audio vendor MaxxAudio to offer Waves audio enhancement software in their next update. The software[Read More…]

by 10:12 pm on December 16, 2014 1 comment Manufacturer, OS Update
Android 5.0.1 factory images for Nexus 4, 5 and 6 added to developers page

Android 5.0.1 factory images for Nexus 4, 5 and 6 added to developers page

Google has updated the Nexus Factory Images page today with factory images for the Nexus 4, 5 and 6. The OTA update for the Nexus 5 has already been captured and added to our previous post, so owners can flash the file. But for those wanting to flash the image, you can now do so by downloading the image from[Read More…]

by 1:16 pm on December 16, 2014 4 comments OS Update
Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 to begin receiving Android 5.0.1 OTA update today according to US Carrier

Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 to begin receiving Android 5.0.1 OTA update today according to US Carrier

Google began rolling out the Android 5.0.1 update in early December, posting images to the Nexus factory images page, followed by rolling out OTA updates a day later. Notably missing was updates for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 6, though the Nexus 6 has now been added to the list. But no OTA updates have been seen so far, but[Read More…]

by 8:13 am on December 16, 2014 14 comments OS Update
Android Wear 5.0.1 is starting to land on Australian watches

Android Wear 5.0.1 is starting to land on Australian watches

If you’re the owner of an LG G watch R, you might have noticed (or you might soon) that you’ve got a software update waiting. Ausdroid reader Dylan is one such recipient of this software update which takes Android Wear to version 5.0.1. We haven’t yet seen it on our watches, including a Sony Smartwatch 3, but in all likelihood we’ll[Read More…]

by 7:06 pm on December 12, 2014 11 comments Android Wear, Apps, News, OS Update
Samsung Galaxy S5 beginning to receive Android 5.0 update…in Poland

Samsung Galaxy S5 beginning to receive Android 5.0 update…in Poland

It seems that living in Poland is a great idea if you own an Android phone from a major OEM, with Samsung joining LG in pushing out their Android 5.0 update to owners of the the Galaxy S5 there. Build G900FXXU1BNL2 is now hitting the SM-G900F model of the Galaxy S5, but other models are sure to see it soon[Read More…]

by 12:44 pm on December 4, 2014 3 comments OS Update