OS Update

Telstra Nexus 6 owners now receiving Android 5.1

Telstra Nexus 6 owners now receiving Android 5.1

Good News Everyone! Telstra customers are receiving Android 5.1 on their Nexus 6. It may not sound like big news, but after the hiccups we had last year with the Nexus OTA updates on the Nexus 4 and 5, this is sure to bring a smile to everyones face. Mitchell kindly took the time to screenshot the update prompt and[Read More…]

by 2:44 pm on April 1, 2015 11 comments Carriers, OS Update, Phones
Sony announces more details on global rollout of Lollipop to Sony Xperia devices

Sony announces more details on global rollout of Lollipop to Sony Xperia devices

Sony is in the midst of rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update to their handsets. Of course being the latest, Sony is rolling it out to their Z3 series first off, they’ve announced details of the rollout previously but they’ve now announced some new updates via Twitter on the rollout. There’s two tweets in particular that are of interest,[Read More…]

by 9:00 am on March 31, 2015 14 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones, Tablets
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 5 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