AT&T has announced that the Lollipop update for the Samsung Galaxy S5 will finally begin hitting devices starting April 8.
The other US carriers have been pushing the Samsung Galaxy S5Lollipop update for a little while already, and today AT&T joins the party. AT&T has confirmed that beginning on April 8 Lollipop will start pushing out to users.
The slow march to Lollipop continues, with Android 5.1 just starting to show up on the chart.
Google's monthly version number check-in has arrived, and to the surprise of no one the chart shows slight moves all across the board. Multiple batches of Android 5.0 updates and last minute deals on current generation handsets — in preparation for the release of phones like the Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 — have created a larger push into Lollipop than the previous months. Meanwhile, the minor release of Android 5.1 has created a new API level on the chart to keep an eye on.
Google is reportedly working on a new service that would help connect consumers with local handymen through search results.
According to the report, the service would operate much like Google's current specialized search results for things like flights and car insurance quotes by presenting users with an easy way to schedule appointments with local handymen through its search listings.
Facebook has a simple solution to a big problem — coding for best performance across different devices.
Some folks like to call it fragmentation, others call it choice, but by any name there are certainly a lot of different Android phones. Building applications that need to work with all of them is no easy task. You have wildly different hardware configurations that make for a big difference in performance, and even though one apk file can work on every one of them, there's still the issue of needing an app to run smoothly on low-end devices without sacrificing features on high-end devices. When you're talking about an app as popular as Facebook, this can quickly become a nightmare for the folks doing the coding.
The latest Galaxy S is an altogether new device — two of them, actually — and there's a lot to take in.
With an all-new hardware design, fresh take on software and an interesting change of direction in terms of features, the Galaxy S6 (and curved S6 edge) diverges quite a bit from its predecessors. This phone is still instantly recognizable as a Samsung device, but it doesn't feel or work quite like the old ones — let us tell you the top things you need to know about the Galaxy S6.
T-Mobile announced today that it has teamed up with electronic artist Zedd to offer 250,000 free downloads of his song "I Want You to Know" to those who follow the carrier on Facebook and Twitter starting tomorrow, April 8.
Santa Tracker, Google's way of keeping up with Santa during the holiday's, is now available as open source for developers to learn from.
Google has been known to release code for their various apps, they do it after Google I/O yearly, and the latest addition brings a little holiday cheer. Santa Tracker, available on both the web and Android devices, helps people monitor Santa's progress as he moves around, but it also includes winter-inspired games and more.
NetEase, the publisher of World of Warcraft and Hearthstone in China, announced today that its new mobile game, "Speedy Ninja," will launch on Android in closed beta tomorrow, April 8.
Speedy Ninja is an endless runner that features a unique art style along with leaderboards, daily missions, gear upgrades, and the ability to summon monsters to help you out as you zip through the levels.
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