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Android 5.1 appears in our logs and on Indonesian Android One phones, on Nexus 5, 6, 9

Android 5.1 appears in our logs and on Indonesian Android One phones, on Nexus 5, 6, 9

Get excited folks, we’ve got another tasty treat coming our way from the Google candy factory. Android Police reports that Indonesian Android One devices, released earlier today, have been confirmed to be running Android 5.1 out of the box. Android Police did some digging through their server logs and discovered a few reports of LMYxx builds. We’ve done the same[Read More…]

by and 9:25 pm on February 4, 2015 31 comments Android One, News, OS Update
Android 5.0.2 now rolling out to Motorola Moto G Gen 2 in Australia

Android 5.0.2 now rolling out to Motorola Moto G Gen 2 in Australia

The Motorola push to update their phones is on, with the Moto X 2014, Moto G 2013 and now the Moto G 2014 also receiving the update to Lollipop – Android 5.0.2 to be specific. Thanks to tips from Onel and Jamie, we’ve also had a number of people confirm that the update is ready and waiting on their handsets.[Read More…]

by 9:14 pm on February 4, 2015 7 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
OnePlus shows off Lollipop on the One; announcing Lollipop is almost here

OnePlus shows off Lollipop on the One; announcing Lollipop is almost here

If you purchased a OnePlus One mainly for the Cyanogen based Android OS running the super-phone, then OxygenOS leaks probably haven’t particularly excited you, but maybe this will. OnePlus has teased Lollipop running on the OnePlus One, showing off the now familiar new Android 5.0 settings screens and easter egg in a new video. As you can see, the video[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on February 4, 2015 2 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Australian Galaxy S5s aren’t receiving Lollipop updates… yet

Australian Galaxy S5s aren’t receiving Lollipop updates… yet

We’ve received quite an avalanche of tips pointing us to a recent post on Android Authority advising that the Lollipop update for the Samsung Galaxy S5 has begun rolling out here, but we’re sad to say it’s not here yet. The article advises that ‘Marcus’ woke up yesterday to a notification to update his Galaxy S5 from Android 4.4.2 to[Read More…]

by 7:00 am on February 3, 2015 13 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
HTC US advises they will not make the 90-Day window for Lollipop updates on HTC One M7 and M8

HTC US advises they will not make the 90-Day window for Lollipop updates on HTC One M7 and M8

Updates to the latest and greatest version of Android are quite the big business, but updating older hardware to a major new version has to be done carefully. Despite promising that the HTC One M7 and M8 would receive an update to Android 5.0 within 90 days back in November, HTC has today advised they will miss the deadline. In[Read More…]

by 10:36 am on January 31, 2015 11 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Android 5.0.2 Factory Images for Nexus 7 (2012) GSM and Nexus 7 (2013) LTE now available

Android 5.0.2 Factory Images for Nexus 7 (2012) GSM and Nexus 7 (2013) LTE now available

You’ve been patient long enough. Owners of the Nexus 7 (2012) GSM and Nexus 7 (2013) LTE can today celebrate with Google finally releasing Android 5.0.2 factory images and Binaries for the tablets on their developers page. The update takes the tablets from Android 4.4.4 (KTU84P) to Android 5.0.2 (LRX22G). The images are available now on the Factory Images page[Read More…]

by 8:47 am on January 31, 2015 8 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Tablets
Australian Moto G 2013 is now receiving Lollipop update

Australian Moto G 2013 is now receiving Lollipop update

Great news for owners of the original Motorola Moto G, your Lollipop is on its way. We’ve received several reports from users advising that their handset is now receiving the prompt to download Lollipop. The Lollipop update being delivered is in fact the 5.0.2 update, which includes a number of fixes from the original Android 5.0 release. The update brings[Read More…]

by 3:55 pm on January 30, 2015 7 comments Manufacturer, News, OS Update, Phones
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Wifi gets KitKat

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Wifi gets KitKat

It appears that Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Wifi) users are seeing an update, bringing their devices up to KitKat. It’s great to see that Samsung are continuing to update their devices, but Note 8 users might be a little disappointed that it’s a KitKat update (to version 4.4.2), and not a giant leap into the Lollipop kingdom that they’ve been[Read More…]

by 4:23 pm on January 27, 2015 6 comments Manufacturer, News, OS Update, Tablets
Google responds to concerns over Jelly Bean WebView Security

Google responds to concerns over Jelly Bean WebView Security

It hasn’t been long since there was a bit of uproar about Android security. In particular, concerns centred on the older version of WebView that forms a part of Android 4.3, which is no longer being actively maintained by Google. WebView? WebView was a system component (it now is updatable separately from the OS) that allows 3rd party apps to[Read More…]

by 9:03 am on January 25, 2015 10 comments Google Services, News, OS Update
Telstra Nexus owners are now receiving their Lollipop update.

Telstra Nexus owners are now receiving their Lollipop update.

In the wake of Google finally releasing Android 5.0 for Nexus devices in November, it emerged that Telstra customers weren’t receiving the Over The Air (OTA) updates on their Nexus 4 or Nexus 5’s. Customers who had patiently waited for the update watched the theoretical two week rollout window come and go, with nothing received. Intrepid Nexus fans found that[Read More…]

by 2:59 pm on January 23, 2015 13 comments Carriers, OS Update, Phones