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Motorola posts Android 5.1 release notes for the 2014 Moto X

Motorola posts Android 5.1 release notes for the 2014 Moto X

Motorola has just posted the release notes for the Android 5.1 Lollipop update for the 2014 Moto X Pure Edition. While it doesn't appear that the update is currently rolling out to users, this could indicate that the software is in testing, keeping up with Motorola's penchant for quick updates...
T-Mobile rolls out new Android 5.1 build to its Nexus 6

T-Mobile Nexus 6 updating to Android 5.1 build LMY47M

T-Mobile today announced that it's started rolling out the Android 5.1 Lollipop to its Nexus 6. However, perhaps more interesting than the rollout itself is that the build that T-Mobile lists for its Nexus 6 rollout, LMY47M, appears to be newer than (or at least different from) the 5.1 builds...
Droid Turbo

Motorola Droid Turbo likely to be updated straight to Android 5.1 due to VoLTE support

Motorola Droid Turbo owners will be skipping Android 5.0 in-favor of Android 5.1 according to a Motorola software engineer. In January Motorola announced that 2013 and 2014 Motorola devices would be updated "very soon", but that promised update has yet to hit for all devices two months later....
Nexus LMY47E update

New Android 5.1 build LMY47E available for Nexus 6

A new Android 5.1 build adds updated radio firmware and other under-the-hood changes. Just a week after Android 5.1 first became available for the Nexus 6, Google has pushed out an updated factory image for that device. It's still Android 5.1, but with an updated build number — LMY47E, up from...
OnePlus One

Lollipop coming to OnePlus One by the end of March

Within the next two weeks Lollipop will be rolling out for the OnePlus One. Those who have purchased the OnePlus One have been not-so-patiently waiting for Lollipop to arrive on the device, but that wait is coming to an end. Today OnePlus has announced that by the end of March the update will be...
Xperia Z3 Compact Lollipop update

Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact finally receiving Lollipop in select regions

The Lollipop update is currently rolling out to the Sony Xperia Z3 and the Xperia Z3 Compact. Firmware version 23.1.A.0.690 is hitting the Nordic and Baltic regions. The company originally planned to release Lollipop for the smartphones last month, so while they've overshot their promise, we're...
Lollipop soak test begins for first-generation Moto X

Lollipop soak test begins for first-generation Moto X

Seemingly ages after its successor got an update to Lollipop, the original Moto X is poised to do the same with a soak test under way right now. The soak test — a selection of users that receive the update to give it a proper spin before a wider release, just to make sure everything's okay —...
Google VPN

Android 5.1's 'Google VPN' could protect your data on open Wifi networks

Hiding behind the scenes in Android 5.1 but nonfunctional at present, a Google-run VPN might keep your data secure on public Wifi networks. With Android 5.1 Lollipop now out in the wild, Android enthusiasts are starting to dig into the latest firmware for Nexus devices and see what's new. One...
Android 5.1

Nexus owners: How's the Android 5.1 update treating you?

Android 5.1 Lollipop arrived on Nexus phones and tablets this week, with factory images available for some devices and over-the-air now rolling out too. While Android 5.1 doesn't make any sweeping changes to the way Android looks and behaves, it's still an important update, especially for Nexus...
Android 5.1: Muting your Lollipop phone overnight just got a bit easier

Android 5.1: Muting your Lollipop phone overnight just got a bit easier

Android 5.1 Lollipop brings new 'interruptions' options that make it easier to silence your phone while you're sleeping. It's a long-running complaint with many Android Lollipop phones — you want to mute your phone, but that option's just not there anymore. Instead you have to deal with the...
LG G3 Lollipop

LG G3 owners: How's that Android 5.0 Lollipop update treating you?

Believe it or not, the LG G3 was one of the first — OK, technically the first, because Poland — to get an Android 5.0 update out the door. Europe flourished first, then other regions. North America has finally started to see some sweet L drop onto its carrier-branded phones. (Verizon, however,...
Nexus 7 (2012)

Google releases Android 5.1 factory images for the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7 (2012 WiFi), and Nexus 10

Google has released the first batch of factory images for the newly-announced Android 5.1 Lollipop tonight for select Nexus devices. The devices included in this batch are the Nexus 5, Nexus 7 (2012, Wi-Fi), and the Nexus 10. Update: And now the Nexus 6! As we reported earlier, Android 5.1...
Nexus 6

Here are the Android 5.1 OTA update links, and how to use them [Update: Nexus 6 link]

Now that Android 5.1 (still Lollipop) has been officially announced with a few new features and presumably a bunch of bugfixes, it's time for the updates to begin. As always, that starts with Nexus devices. And that means we can speed the updates along a little bit, if we're so inclined. If you'...
OnePlus One update checker... none yet available

Cyanogen's take on Lollipop in final testing, releasing for OnePlus One in a few weeks

Cyanogen's making progress on their Cyanogen OS 12 'L' update, and plans to release the Android 5.0-based OS in the next few weeks to select devices. Cyanogen OS 12 'L' started wider testing back in January, and has finally reached the home stretch in getting ready to deploy it to regular users...
C Spire rolling out Lollipop update to One M7, Galaxy S5

C Spire rolling out Lollipop update to One M7, Galaxy S5

C Spire has announced that Lollipop is now available for two devices, the Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One M7, and should roll out in the next few days. The HTC One M7 and Galaxy S5 owners on C Spire can both grab the update manually right now. Those that choose to wait should see the update...
Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop

Galaxy Note 4 owners: How's the Lollipop update treating you?

The Note 4 is the latest Samsung phone to get Lollipop, as updates start rolling out across the world Hot on the heels of the Galaxy S5, Samsung's stylus-toting Galaxy Note 4 has started to receive its update to Android 5.0 Lollipop in recent weeks. Lollipop is a big update for any device, and...
Nexus 6

Android 5.1 update for Nexus 6 could arrive as soon as today

Sprint says Android 5.1 Lollipop for the Nexus 6 is due to land today, with SMS/MMS fixes and factory reset protection. Following the recent availability of Android 5.1 factory images for the Nexus 5, 10 and 7 (2012), it looks like Google's latest Nexus phone is next on the list. U.S. operator...
What's new in Android 5.1? Some big and small changes in the updated Lollipop release

What's new in Android 5.1? Some big and small changes in the updated Lollipop release

Our guide to what's new in Android 5.1 Lollipop. Android 5.1 Lollipop is upon us, and the update is just starting to become available for Nexus device owners, beginning with factory images for the Nexus 5, Nexus 10 and Nexus 7 (2012). Android 5.1 is the first big maintenance release for Lollipop...
Android 5.1 Lollipop

Android 5.1 gets an official announcement with updates rolling out soon

Cross-platform HD Voice and new security features top a short list of goodies in this new Android version update. We've seen it teased, launched, begged for, and angrily shouted about in our forums. We've even poked a little fun at the whole situation, but it would appear today is the day....
Lollipop

Android 5.1 Lollipop Nexus updates to begin today

Android 5.1, the first Lollipop maintenance release, is on the way Update: Google has officially announced Android 5.1 Lollipop, which will begin rolling out from today. Original story: As tends to happen shortly before Nexus updates start rolling out, T-Mobile has updated its support documents...

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