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Android L brings 'Project Volta' for improved battery life

Just like major initiatives before it like Project Butter, Android L brings a new project called "Project Volta" to improve battery life in the latest version of Android. Project Volta is an umbrella name for several improvements in Android L, including optimizations of subsystems, better display...
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This week's sidebar poll: Did you get your Lollipop OTA?

We're seeing Lollipop get pushed out in force the past few days, and we're curious about how many people actually got an over-the-air update versus those who took matters into their own hands. With Nexus devices, Moto devices, Shield tablets and even some LG G3 phones seeing some Lollipop loving...
What to do if the Android 5.0 Lollipop update hasn't pushed to your Nexus yet

What to do if the Android 5.0 Lollipop update hasn't pushed to your Nexus yet

Still waiting on your Android 5.0 update? Here's what's up ... Android 5.0 Lollipop is available for your Nexus device! Sort of! But definitely! Factory images are available for flashing over fastboot. Over-the-air-update file locations are known, and we can sideload at will. Code has been...

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Lollipop

This week's sidebar poll: Did you get your Lollipop OTA?

We're seeing Lollipop get pushed out in force the past few days, and we're curious about how many people actually got an over-the-air update versus those who took matters into their own hands. With Nexus devices, Moto devices, Shield tablets and even some LG G3 phones seeing some Lollipop loving...
Nexus 9 bootloader

New factory image posted for the Nexus 9

If you didn't get the OTA Google started pushing last night for the Nexus 9, and have decided to take matters into your own hands, Google has posted the newest factory restore image for the Nexus 9 online. With this file, you can manually update your new tablet to the latest version of Lollipop...
How to manage location settings in Android Lollipop

How to manage location settings in Android Lollipop

Controlling how, when and why your location is being shared is important to many of us. Some have privacy concerns, others are micro-managing battery use, and some of us just don't need to broadcast where we are to the world. We get it — really, we do. Security is important, and so is maximizing...
What to do if the Android 5.0 Lollipop update hasn't pushed to your Nexus yet

What to do if the Android 5.0 Lollipop update hasn't pushed to your Nexus yet

Still waiting on your Android 5.0 update? Here's what's up ... Android 5.0 Lollipop is available for your Nexus device! Sort of! But definitely! Factory images are available for flashing over fastboot. Over-the-air-update file locations are known, and we can sideload at will. Code has been...
How to switch keyboards in Android Lollipop

How to switch keyboards in Android Lollipop

One of the best things about Android is the way you can change core components and customize things to your liking. Keyboards are a big part of that, and there are certainly plenty of great ones to choose from in Google Play. The one thing you need to know before you can use any of them, is how...
Android 5.0 Lollipop factory image for the Nexus 4 is now live

Android 5.0 Lollipop factory image for the Nexus 4 is now live

The factory images for Android 5.0 Lollipop just keep a-rollin' out. Following the rollout earlier this week to more recent Nexus devices, the latest to nab a coat of sugary-sweet goodness is the Nexus 4 with build number LRX21T. You can head on over to the source link below to check out the...
Nexus 5 + 7

Update your Nexus to Lollipop using OTA packages

The first Android 5.0 Lollipop factory images for the Nexus 5, 7 and 10 became available yesterday, allowing owners of those devices to manually update to the latest version of Android. If you're looking for a slightly easier way to sidestep the waiting process and get Lollipop on your Nexus...
Android 5.0 Lollipop review

Android 5.0 Lollipop review

Lollipop is one of the biggest Android releases ever — Here's our take on it With the new Android 5.0 Lollipop release, Google's OS enters its third era. The first saw the scrappy platform achieve early success on smartphones, with devices like the Droid series and the first Samsung Galaxy...
Lollipop updates

Android 5.0 Lollipop Nexus factory images are live — here's how to update!

New Android 5.0 Lollipop factory images for the Nexus 5, 7, 10 and 9 Android 5.0 Lollipop is upon us! The Nexus 9 tablet tablet has been on sale for a good while, but today the first Lollipop updates have started to become available for Nexus devices in the form of factory images. At the time of...
Here comes Lollipop

Android 5.0 Lollipop is now rolling out to Nexus devices

Behold, Android 5.0 Lollipop has started its long-awaited deployment to Nexus devices. Grab your Nexus, be it a Nexus 5 or a Nexus 7, or perhaps even the new vanguard the Nexus 9, and check thee for an update. It might be there, it might not. But it's coming, starting now. At least according...

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