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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
Vodafone suggests Xperia Z3 Lollipop update expected by end of February

Vodafone suggests Xperia Z3 Lollipop update expected by end of February

While some flagship smartphones have received their update to Android 5.0 Lollipop already, others — like Sony’s Xperia Z3 — have not. LG have already released their update for the G3, and Samsung and HTC’s plans are well advanced with versions starting to emerge for some of their recent devices, but as yet, Sony hasn’t quite reached that point. It[Read More…]

by 7:26 am on February 7, 2015 7 comments News, OS Update, Phones
Android One in India to see Lollipop update ‘in the next few weeks’ according to Google

Android One in India to see Lollipop update ‘in the next few weeks’ according to Google

Owners of the original Android One handsets will soon see their Lollipop update according to Google. In a Google+ Post, Google India has made the announcement, although it’s fairly light on details. The post, which you can see below, simply points to the android.com/one website, which still advises that Android One handsets have ‘Always up-to-date software’ which ‘Runs Android 4.4[Read More…]

by 11:18 am on February 5, 2015 0 comments OS Update, Phones
OnePlus announces that Swiftkey keyboard now included by default in CyanogenMod 11S for OnePlus One owners

OnePlus announces that Swiftkey keyboard now included by default in CyanogenMod 11S for OnePlus One owners

OnePlus and CyanogenMod are a little odd, they seem to be in the process of breaking up, but there’s still updates coming. The latest update to the software has been announced overnight, and depending on your point of view, it’s either a disturbing introduction of unwanted bloatware or an update with a handy feature. CyanogenMod 11S for the OnePlus One[Read More…]

by 10:49 am on February 5, 2015 4 comments Manufacturer, OS Update
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 10 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 18 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