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Android 5.0.2 OTA updates arriving for Nexus devices

Android 5.0.2 OTA updates arriving for Nexus devices

Android 5.0.2 images are now available for a number of Nexus devices, so it’s time to make sure your Nexus is up to date with the latest software. Make sure you check out our How To on side-loading an OTA update to be sure you install the updates properly! Nexus 4: LRX21T to LRX22C (also KTU84P to LRX22C) Nexus 5:[Read More…]

by 1:25 pm on January 23, 2015 14 comments OS Update
LG to begin rollout of Android 5.0 to G3 handsets from this Friday

LG to begin rollout of Android 5.0 to G3 handsets from this Friday

While owners of the LG G3 in other countries have seen the rollout of Android 5.0 for the G3 begin, Australian owners have been patiently waiting. But that patience has paid off with LG advising that the Lollipop update will begin rolling out this Friday. The update will begin arriving for G3 owners who purchased the retail version of the[Read More…]

by 3:34 pm on January 20, 2015 13 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Samsung Galaxy S4 gets a leaked look at Lollipop

Samsung Galaxy S4 gets a leaked look at Lollipop

Owners of the 2013 Galaxy S4 can now breathe a little sigh of relief, as they can take a look at Android 5.0 Lollipop without having to shell out for a new phone. There’s a leaked Lollipop ROM available for the ageing handset, at version 5.0.1, and as its a leak (not a cobbled together thing from XDA) you can[Read More…]

by 7:34 am on January 20, 2015 3 comments News, OS Update, Phones
Unlocked HTC One (M8) phones are receiving Lollipop in the US

Unlocked HTC One (M8) phones are receiving Lollipop in the US

While it won’t immediately arrive in Australia (due to a combination of different hardware and carrier testing for carrier-sourced models), it appears that HTC is on the cusp of keeping its promise to deliver Android 5.0 Lollipop to HTC One (M8) owners within 90 days of the code hitting AOSP. In the US, HTC is releasing the update for unlocked[Read More…]

by 6:44 am on January 14, 2015 3 comments OS Update, Phones
Motorola bringing Lollipop to the rest of its smartphone lineup.

Motorola bringing Lollipop to the rest of its smartphone lineup.

While Motorola’s current flagship phone the Moto X (2014) has received the Android 5.0 Lollipop update, users of earlier Motorola handsets aren’t exactly feeling the love just yet. However, Motorola software engineer Luciano Carvalho has taken to Google+ to shed a little bit of light on what’s been happening with the Lollipop updates and the rollout to the range of[Read More…]

by 12:27 pm on January 13, 2015 10 comments OS Update, Phones
CyanogenMod CM11 now available for Android One devices

CyanogenMod CM11 now available for Android One devices

Cyanogen announced yesterday that it will now support Android One devices, marking its intention to enable users to install CyanogenMod 11 builds (based on Android 4.4 KitKat) on the low cost devices. They also announced that an update to Lollipop-based CM12 is also in the works. The announcement was posted to the Cyanogen blog, and the release is significant in[Read More…]

by 8:37 am on January 13, 2015 0 comments Android One, Modding, News, OS Update, Phones
Australian LG G3 owners receiving Lollipop update

Australian LG G3 owners receiving Lollipop update

It appears that the wait for Android 5.0 Lollipop might be over for Australian owners of LG’s G3 flagship smartphone. Ausdroid reader Jason Oakley owns an LG G3, and excitedly tweeted this morning that his phone has received the update to Lollipop this morning. My LG G3 just updated to Lollipop! — Jason Oakley (@WauloK) January 6, 2015 The phone[Read More…]

by 4:56 pm on January 7, 2015 31 comments News, OS Update, Phones
Sony keeps its promise on Lollipop for Xperia Z3

Sony keeps its promise on Lollipop for Xperia Z3

Yesterday at Sony’s CES 2015 presentation they slipped something in that we initially missed, but it is (as James May would say) good news! While there haven’t been any mobile announcements at CES as yet, and there probably won’t be, there was a little tidbit snuck in. You may recall that Sony had earlier promised to bring Lollipop to the[Read More…]

by 6:51 am on January 7, 2015 17 comments News, OS Update, Phones
OnePlus One now has an official Lollipop ROM available

OnePlus One now has an official Lollipop ROM available

OnePlus One owners (well, those who’ve managed to get their hands on a OnePlus One) are necessarily a bit more prone to living on the edge than the typical Android user, and for them, good news! There’s an official alpha release of an Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM available for OPO users today. Of course, as an alpha, it’s a bit[Read More…]

by 7:06 pm on January 2, 2015 1 comment News, OS Update
Android 5.0 Lollipop memory leak found, and a fix is coming

Android 5.0 Lollipop memory leak found, and a fix is coming

There aren’t too many Android users that are actually using Lollipop just yet. Primarily it’s Nexus devices and a few Motorola devices that have received the update so far, but as we approach 2015 many more devices will receive updates to the latest Android operating system, and there’s a bit of an issue. While Lollipop went through a fairly extensive[Read More…]

by 8:14 am on December 31, 2014 23 comments News, OS Update