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Motorola prematurely posts information about Lollipop update for Moto X (2014), quickly pulls page

Motorola prematurely posts information about Lollipop update for Moto X (2014), quickly pulls page

Motorola has been on something of a hot streak with updates for their phones, bringing new meaning to the word Timely, at least when it comes to delivering software (Let’s not talk about delivering hardware). So it’s no surprise that Motorola is looking like they will be first to deliver the Android 5.0 update to their phones, with the Moto[Read More…]

by 5:46 pm on November 8, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Galaxy S4 shown off running an early build of Lollipop, with new TouchWiz UI

Galaxy S4 shown off running an early build of Lollipop, with new TouchWiz UI

We know that Samsung is working on Lollipop builds for the Galaxy S5 having seen video of a working build previously, but this time around it’s the Galaxy S4’s turn. Samsung’s previous flagship S series phone, the Galaxy S4, is also in line to receive the update to Android Lollipop, falling under the theoretical 18-month window that most OEMs provide[Read More…]

by 9:59 pm on November 7, 2014 1 comment Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
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