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Galaxy S6 Android 5.1

Galaxy S6 owners, how's the Android 5.1 update treating you?

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is receiving its first major firmware update — and it's time to tell us how you're getting on with the latest software. After shipping on Android 5.0, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge have started receiving the latest version of Lollipop in recent weeks, bringing a host of...
Droid Turbo Lollipop

Droid Turbo owners, how are you liking Lollipop?

The Droid Turbo finally sees the Android 5.1 update, and here's where you tell us how it's working for you. We know the folks using the Motorola Droid Turbo have waited patiently (mostly) for the Lollipop update, and when it finally arrived last week there was a bit of excitement. While not the...
Lollipop now running on 18.1 percent of active Android devices

Lollipop now running on 18.1 percent of active Android devices

After skipping the month of July, Google is back in August with the latest distribution numbers for each version of Android. The numbers show that Android Lollipop is now on 18.1 percent of devices, making the jump from 12.4 percent when distribution numbers were last reported in June....

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Trusted Face Nexus 6

Trusted Face in Lollipop, explained

The way your phone analyzes your face to unlock has changed since KitKat, and it's been for the better. Through the last several years, face unlock has received several small updates but because of the way it worked and its unreliability to unlock your phone, many users chose not to bother with...
Lollipop now running on 18.1 percent of active Android devices

Lollipop now running on 18.1 percent of active Android devices

After skipping the month of July, Google is back in August with the latest distribution numbers for each version of Android. The numbers show that Android Lollipop is now on 18.1 percent of devices, making the jump from 12.4 percent when distribution numbers were last reported in June....
Moto X (2014)

The Moto X 2014 is quick and capable after its Android 5.1 update

As its successor nears, the Moto X 2014 has a new lease on life with the Android 5.1 update Though we all cheered when Motorola swiftly updated the Moto X 2014 to Lollipop soon after Android 5.0's release, it was immediately clear that the jump from KitKat introduced some issues. Choppy...
NVIDIA Shield Portable receives Android 5.1

NVIDIA Shield Portable Android 5.1 update adds Chromecast support, drops Miracast and some games

NVIDIA is pushing out an update to its Shield Portable, which brings along with it Android 5.1, and Chromecast support. Unfortunately, while bringing some new features along with it, this update also removes support for Miracast, Sonic 4, the Android Browser, and more. Here are all of the...
Dell Venue 8 7840 snags Android 5.1 update

Dell Venue 8 7840 snags Android 5.1 update

Android 5.1 has started rolling out to the Dell Venue 8 7840, bringing along minor tweaks and improvements to the tablet, along with added improvements from Dell. Here's what Dell says you can expect with the latest update: Lollipop 5.1.0 Enhanced access via Quick settings for Wifi and...
Droid Turbo picking up small additional OTA after the Android 5.1 release

Droid Turbo picking up small additional OTA after the Android 5.1 release

Two weeks after the Lollipop update finally arrived on the Droid Turbo, we're getting another tiny update on top of it from Verizon. The small OTA is hitting Turbos right now bumping the software version ever-so-incrementally from 23.11.38 to 23.11.39. A check of the Verizon software update...
Sony begins Android 5.1 rollout to Xperia Z2 and Z3 series smartphones and tablets

Sony begins Android 5.1 rollout to Xperia Z2 and Z3 series smartphones and tablets

If you own a Sony Xperia Z2 or Z3 series smartphone or tablet, you're in for a sweet treat. Sony has announced that it has begun rolling out Android 5.1 to its Xperia Z3 and Z2 series of smartphones and tablets, bringing some tweaks and enhancements along for the ride. Aside from the...
2014 Moto G starts receiving Android 5.1 in China

2014 Moto G starts receiving Android 5.1 in China

Motorola has announced that it has started rolling out Android 5.1 to the second-generation Moto G in China. The news comes from a Google+ post from Motorola's David Schuster. Good news, we have started to fully deploy Android Lollipop 5.1 to Moto G (2nd Gen) in China today. Android 5.1...
Trusted Devices Smart Lock

How to use Trusted Devices in Android Lollipop

There are times that we want our phone to be locked and times when we want to bypass our phone's security measures With the introduction of the Smart Lock options in Android Lollipop, we have been given the choice of four easy to use security tools to help keep our devices both secured from...
HTC One M9

Android 5.1 coming to AT&T HTC One M9 on July 15

People who own the AT&T version of the HTC One M9 should keep an eye out for an update to Android 5.1 Lollipop very soon. The company has revealed the rollout for the update will start sometime on Wednesday, July 15. The news was broken by HTC's Mo Versi on his Twitter account, who also...

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