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Confirmed: Android 5.1 rollout begins today.

Confirmed: Android 5.1 rollout begins today.

Well, there you go. Not two minutes ago we were speculating on the launch of Android 5.1 and Google has just confirmed that the latest version of Android – Android 5.1 (Lollipop) – will begin rolling out today. There’s a few new features in Android 5.1 which Google has outlined on the official Android blog, they include better support for[Read More…]

by 8:19 am on March 10, 2015 11 comments OS Update
Android 5.1 OTA rollout may begin to Nexus 4, 5 and 7 (2013) today – possibly to Nexus 6 too

Android 5.1 OTA rollout may begin to Nexus 4, 5 and 7 (2013) today – possibly to Nexus 6 too

The Android 5.1 update has been live for Android One customers purchasing new phones in Indonesia since they were launched last month. The question of when the rollout of Android 5.1 – and which build it will be is the big one now, and US carrier T-Mobile may have just answered it. According to support documents that Android Police have[Read More…]

by 8:10 am on March 10, 2015 7 comments OS Update
Sony starts feeling the heat on lack of Lollipop update to their mid-range line – now not commenting

Sony starts feeling the heat on lack of Lollipop update to their mid-range line – now not commenting

News about Lollipop updates for owners of Sony Xperia phones that weren’t in the companies much vaunted Z series was pretty bleak yesterday. Sony began telling customers on social media that only the Xperia Z line would receive an update to Lollipop, leaving owners of a number of handsets less than a year old hanging. This seems to have changed[Read More…]

by 8:24 am on March 9, 2015 10 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Android 5.0 Lollipop rolling out to retail Samsung Galaxy Note Edge units

Android 5.0 Lollipop rolling out to retail Samsung Galaxy Note Edge units

Samsung is beginning to push out a major software update to Australian retail Galaxy Note Edge units (those sold without carrier intervention) model SM-N915G, bringing them up to Android 5.0 Lollipop, reports SamMobile. The update brings Google’s new Material Design user interface to the device (or perhaps rather, Samsung’s interpretation of it), along with a host of new features and[Read More…]

by 11:18 am on February 24, 2015 4 comments Manufacturer, News, OS Update, Phones
Moto 360 receives update to Android 5.0.2 (before most phones do)

Moto 360 receives update to Android 5.0.2 (before most phones do)

In news that’s sure to be well received by Moto 360 owners, and looked upon with jealousy by others, Motorola have announced the release of Android 5.0.2 for the Moto 360. Released with the build number LWX49L, the update appears to be little more than bug fixes and behind the scenes improvements — there’s not much new to see here.[Read More…]

by 2:57 pm on February 19, 2015 8 comments Android Wear, News, OS Update
Next Maintenance Release for Android set to arrive in March

Next Maintenance Release for Android set to arrive in March

Google’s next update for Android, leaked recently as Android 5.1 on their Android One phones could be arriving next month, at least according to HTC’s Mo Versi who has advised the date to a customer on Twitter. While we’ve seen Android One handsets with Android 5.1, there has so far been no factory images, OTA updates or other indications that[Read More…]

by 6:21 am on February 19, 2015 6 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Galaxy Note Edge retail model receiving Lollipop update

Galaxy Note Edge retail model receiving Lollipop update

The Lollipop update for the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge has begun, and rather than beginning in a far flung corner of Europe like Poland as seems to have become the norm, it’s arriving first here in Australia. SamMobile is reporting that the Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915G) is receiving the Android 5.0 update as a 1018.12MB OTA. The update brings with[Read More…]

by 2:25 pm on February 18, 2015 3 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Android 5.0.1 leaks for Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

Android 5.0.1 leaks for Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

The long-awaited arrival of Android 5.0 Lollipop for Samsung’s devices edges closer to its conclusion (see what we did there?) While the Galaxy S5 has received the Lollipop update in some markets, other devices continue to wait. If you’re a Note Edge user, and particularly keen to engage with risk, then you might like this news. A leaked build of[Read More…]

by 9:47 am on February 10, 2015 0 comments News, OS Update, Phones
What To Expect In Android 5.1

What To Expect In Android 5.1

Last week we saw evidence of Android 5.1 out in the wild and as per normal many of us are checking our devices constantly waiting for it to arrive. A full point release is unusual at this time of the year, with Google preferring the smaller increments such as 4.4.2 and 4.4.3 etc. The fact that they have designated this[Read More…]

by 8:22 am on February 8, 2015 26 comments OS Update, Rumours
CM 12 Nightlies arrive for the Nexus 9

CM 12 Nightlies arrive for the Nexus 9

Owners of the Nexus 9 are now able to install CyangogenMod on their tablet, with nightlies of CM12 now available to download. CM12 is based on Lollipop, so there’s very little to lose – except obviously OTA udpates from Google – from installing the ROM. CyanogenMod is one of the oldest, and certainly one of the easiest to install third[Read More…]

by 7:29 am on February 8, 2015 3 comments Modding, OS Update, Tablets