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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...
Lollipop

Weekly poll results: Did Lollipop come to you, or did you go find it?

Earlier in the week we asked about you, your phone (or tablet) and Lollipop. Specifically, how you got the two together if you could. Every year we see the same scramble to try and get the new version of the operating system on devices that have a build, and custom ROM makers always make things...
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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Android 5.0 Lollipop starts rolling out to LTE NVIDIA Shield tablet

Android 5.0 Lollipop starts rolling out to NVIDIA Shield Tablet LTE

Those who opted for the LTE variant of NVIDIA's Shield Tablet are in for a sweet candy treat today. NVIDIA announced via Twitter that Android 5.0 Lollipop has begun rolling out to the device just a week after its WiFi sibling. In addition to bringing a little Lollipop goodness to the gaming...
Lollipop is now rolling out to the Verizon Moto X (2014)!

Lollipop is now rolling out to the Verizon Moto X (2014)!

Attention Moto X (2014) users on Verizon, today is your day! An update to Android 5.0 Lollipop is now available! Initially we expected this would only be available for soak test participants on Verizon, but it seems that it's actually available to all users of the second-generation Moto X on Big...
LG G3

LG G3 set to receive Lollipop update in South Korea

With the Lollipop update live for LG G3 owners in Poland, LG has announced that it is commencing the rollout of the update to South Korean customers. The update may arrive as early as this week, and is scheduled to hit all three major carriers in the country — LG U+, SK Telecom and KT —...
Lollipop

Weekly poll results: Did Lollipop come to you, or did you go find it?

Earlier in the week we asked about you, your phone (or tablet) and Lollipop. Specifically, how you got the two together if you could. Every year we see the same scramble to try and get the new version of the operating system on devices that have a build, and custom ROM makers always make things...
Ascend Mate 2 to upgrade to Lollipop in the first half of next year

Ascend Mate 2 getting Lollipop upgrade in the first half of next year

Huawei's Ascend Mate 2 will be receiving Android 5.0 Lollipop during the first half of 2015. It was recently announced that the device, which runs Android 4.3, would not get the upgrade to KitKat, so this is good news for Ascend Mate 2 users. Huawei says that they have reexamined their upgrade...
HTC One M8 GPE

Lollipop update will not be rolling out today for the HTC One M8 GPe

Mo Versi, VP of Product Management at HTC, took to Twitter to reveal that Lollipop for the HTC M8 GPe (Google Play edition) will not be hitting channels today, due to the software needing a "re-spin". It comes as bad news for those who are eagerly awaiting the rollout of Android Lollipop 5.0 for...
How to set your default SMS app on Android Lollipop

How to set your default SMS app on Android Lollipop

If you take a gander in Google Play and look for SMS replacement applications, you'll find a ton of them. For real, I weighed them. OK, not really, but there are a lot of them. The best part? Many of them are really, really good and you'll probably want to try them out. Android's pretty cool...
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...

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