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Sony shows off AOSP build of Android 5.0 on the Xperia Z1, Z2 and Z3

Sony shows off AOSP build of Android 5.0 on the Xperia Z1, Z2 and Z3

Sony has established their commitment to developing AOSP ROMs for their phones over the last couple of years, building and maintaining repositories for the vast majority of their handsets on GitHub. With the push of the Android 5.0 code to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP), today, Sony has shown off AOSP builds on the Xperia Z1, Z2 and Z3.[Read More…]

by 2:22 am on November 7, 2014 1 comment Android Development, Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Leaked screens show LG is hard at work porting Android 5.0 to the G3

Leaked screens show LG is hard at work porting Android 5.0 to the G3

Last month, LG Germany announced that their current flagship, the G3, would receive an update to Android 5.0 at some point in the fourth quarter of this year. A set of leaked screenshots show that LG is hard at work on the update and it’s looking very ‘Lollipopy’. The push of code to AOSP this week, has enabled vendors to[Read More…]

by 12:27 am on November 7, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Google posts Nexus 9 Factory image – all others quiet

Google posts Nexus 9 Factory image – all others quiet

Those Nexus fans who have been constantly refreshing the Nexus Factory Images page since Google began pushing the Lollipop source code to AOSP yesterday, would have just seen movement on the page. Google has just posted the factory image for the Nexus 9. The image is for Android 5.0, Build LRX21L and weighs in at 805MB in size, so it’s[Read More…]

by 8:06 am on November 5, 2014 2 comments Android Development, Manufacturer, OS Update, Tablets
Android 4.4.4 rollout for Xperia Z2 and Z2 tablet begins bringing with it PS4 Remote Play and more

Android 4.4.4 rollout for Xperia Z2 and Z2 tablet begins bringing with it PS4 Remote Play and more

The Sony Xperia Z2 and Z2 Tablet are about to get an update – to Android 4.4.4. Sony has announced the update overnight, after announcing recently that the phone and tablet would receive Android 5.0 Lollipop at some stage next year. The 4.4.4 update includes a few new features, notably compatability for the PS4 Remote Play feature that Sony launched[Read More…]

by 7:30 am on November 5, 2014 6 comments Carriers, OS Update, Phones
Google talks a bit about the design behind Android Lollipop

Google talks a bit about the design behind Android Lollipop

With the official release of Android 5.0 Lollipop yesterday, Google has taken to the Official Android Blog to talk a little bit about the design that went in to the latest release. As we all know, Material Design has been talked about a lot since Google I/O earlier this year, but now with Google’s apps being updated to support the new[Read More…]

by 7:29 am on November 4, 2014 3 comments Apps, News, OS Update
Samsung springs another Lollipop leak

Samsung springs another Lollipop leak

Owners of the Samsung Galaxy S5 last week were treated to the knowledge their phones would, according to a source, begin seeing the Android Lollipop update for their phone around December, last month, they were treated to an 8 minute video from the folks at SamMobile, showing off Samsung’s current progress of bringing the latest version of Android to the[Read More…]

by 7:46 pm on November 1, 2014 4 comments Manufacturer, News, OS Update, Phones
Is this HTC Sense 7 with Material Design?

Is this HTC Sense 7 with Material Design?

We’ve all been drooling over the release of Lollipop, Material Design and all the latest Nexus devices over the last few weeks, but now it’s time to turn our attention to HTC‘s Sense Android customisations, and how it’ll look with a Material Design-based UI overhaul. Sense 6 saw a “flatter” design over competitors like Samsung and LG‘s UI layers, so[Read More…]

by 10:28 am on October 29, 2014 4 comments News, OS Update, Phones, Rumours
Android Lollipop to begin hitting Samsung Galaxy S5 later this year.

Android Lollipop to begin hitting Samsung Galaxy S5 later this year.

Earlier this month we were given a look at a Samsung Galaxy S5 running Android L, or Lollipop as we now know it to be called. It looks like the development is running well, because rumours are circulating that the phone will start receiving the Lollipop update fairly soon. SamMobile has been advised by one of their sources, possibly the[Read More…]

by 11:30 am on October 25, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Motorola oulines the features coming for the Moto 360 in Android Wear update 4.4W.2

Motorola oulines the features coming for the Moto 360 in Android Wear update 4.4W.2

As we reported last night, Google and LG at least are apparently rolling out Android Wear v4.4W.2 to the LG G Watch, but it’s on its way to other smartwatches, and Motorola has advised that the update will hit the Moto 360. Not only has Motorola confirmed the update, they’ve even gone into further detail on what’s included in the[Read More…]

by 9:35 pm on October 22, 2014 0 comments Android Wear, OS Update
New update rolling out to LG G Watch bringing updated music cards and Bluetooth headset support

New update rolling out to LG G Watch bringing updated music cards and Bluetooth headset support

Google announced back in September that they would be rolling out a new update to the Android Wear platform that would bring some brand new features. According to reddit users, an update has begun hitting the LG G Watch, which brings at least a couple of the features promised. The new update, 4.4W.2 (Build KNX01Q) updates the G Watch from[Read More…]

by 8:14 pm on October 21, 2014 4 comments Android Wear, OS Update