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Android Wear 5.0.1 is starting to land on Australian watches

Android Wear 5.0.1 is starting to land on Australian watches

If you’re the owner of an LG G watch R, you might have noticed (or you might soon) that you’ve got a software update waiting. Ausdroid reader Dylan is one such recipient of this software update which takes Android Wear to version 5.0.1. We haven’t yet seen it on our watches, including a Sony Smartwatch 3, but in all likelihood we’ll[Read More…]

by 7:06 pm on December 12, 2014 11 comments Android Wear, Apps, News, OS Update
Samsung Galaxy S5 beginning to receive Android 5.0 update…in Poland

Samsung Galaxy S5 beginning to receive Android 5.0 update…in Poland

It seems that living in Poland is a great idea if you own an Android phone from a major OEM, with Samsung joining LG in pushing out their Android 5.0 update to owners of the the Galaxy S5 there. Build G900FXXU1BNL2 is now hitting the SM-G900F model of the Galaxy S5, but other models are sure to see it soon[Read More…]

by 12:44 pm on December 4, 2014 3 comments OS Update
Yes, Telstra is blocking your Nexus updates

Yes, Telstra is blocking your Nexus updates

Since Google started rolling out the over-the-air (OTA) updates for Android 5.0 Lollipop to Nexus devices, many users have been regularly checking for a system update – many Australians, to no avail. Telstra users are reporting that the update is being blocked, even on phones that were not sold by the carrier. The issue is affecting Nexus 4 and Nexus[Read More…]

by and 11:39 am on December 4, 2014 135 comments Carriers, News, OS Update
OTA updates for Android 5.0.1 begin rolling out

OTA updates for Android 5.0.1 begin rolling out

After releasing the code for Android 5.0.1 to AOSP yesterday and following up with updated factory images, Google has begun rolling out Over The Air (OTA) updates to their Nexus phones and tablets. So far only the Nexus 7 (2013) WiFi and Nexus 10 OTA links have been captured, but we’re sure to see the rest in short order. We’ll[Read More…]

by 11:06 am on December 4, 2014 21 comments OS Update
Android 5.0.1 factory images are up for Nexus 9, 2013 Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 – more devices coming?

Android 5.0.1 factory images are up for Nexus 9, 2013 Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 – more devices coming?

We heard rumours last week that there was a maintenance release on its way for Lollipop, and now it’s here. Google has just unleashed Android 5.0.1 on the world (or at least, selected Nexus devices) by way of factory image updates for its Nexus 9, Nexus 7 (2013) and Nexus 10 tablets. The new build number appears to be LRX22C.[Read More…]

by 2:18 pm on December 3, 2014 22 comments Android Wear, OS Update, Smartwatch
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 shown off with Lollipop build

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 shown off with Lollipop build

Samsung has already hinted at the Lollipop release for the Galaxy Note 4 on Twitter. But with the Galaxy Note 3 only a year old, and still highly capable hardware wise, you can rest assured that Samsung has been working on the Android 5.0 update for the phone. SamMobile has gotten their hands on a Note 3 running an early[Read More…]

by 8:09 am on November 21, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Nexus Factory images page updated with Nexus 6 image and updated Nexus Player image

Nexus Factory images page updated with Nexus 6 image and updated Nexus Player image

Google has today updated the Nexus Factory Images page, adding a new image and an update, both for devices we sadly still can’t purchase here in Australia. The Nexus 6 and Nexus Player have both received updates and if you’re wanting to tinker with either (if you’re lucky enough to have one), then you can now flash them back to[Read More…]

by 11:28 am on November 20, 2014 4 comments Android Development, Android TV, OS Update, Phones
HTC One M8 Lollipop update on the horizon

HTC One M8 Lollipop update on the horizon

Since the announcement of Lollipop, and HTC’s subsequent promise to update US based HTC One M7 and M8 handsets to Android 5.0 within 90 days, owners of the handsets have been waiting with bated breath. Now HTC Developer LlabTooFeR has shown of screenshots of Sense 6 with Lollipop running on the HTC One M8 – and it looks good. The[Read More…]

by 11:15 am on November 20, 2014 6 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Lollipop Factory Images Arrive For Nexus 4

Lollipop Factory Images Arrive For Nexus 4

It’s been a very Lollipop flavoured week with Android 5.0 arriving for most Nexus devices in both factory image form as well as Over The Air updates, except the Nexus 4. Today however, that changes and it’s now the Nexus 4’s turn. Even though the Nexus 4 is now two years old it is still a very capable device that[Read More…]

by 7:53 am on November 15, 2014 13 comments OS Update
Nexus 4 lollipop is ‘Locked and Loaded’ according to Googler

Nexus 4 lollipop is ‘Locked and Loaded’ according to Googler

The release of Factory Images for Nexus devices yesterday, was missing some devices from the rollout, most notably the Nexus 4 handset. Google announced the Nexus 4 would receive the Lollipop update after they announced Android 5.0, but there was a notable silence yesterday about the update. Today there’s news for Nexus 4 owners, with Senior Program Manager for Android,[Read More…]

by 11:27 am on November 14, 2014 1 comment OS Update, Phones