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Android 5.1 rolling out to 2014 Moto X and Moto E LTE on U.S. Cellular

Android 5.1 rolling out to 2014 Moto X and Moto E LTE on U.S. Cellular

U.S. Cellular has begun rolling out Android 5.1 to the 2014 Moto X and the Moto E LTE. If you happen to be rocking a 2014 Moto X or Moto E LTE on U.S. Cellular, you might want to hit that system update button, as the carrier has officially started rolling the Android 5.1 update out to both...
First-gen Moto G gets Lollipop update

Lollipop update now available for the first-gen Moto G

Motorola has released the update for the 2013 Moto G, the first-generation device, and it is hitting devices now. First generation Moto G owners will be thrilled to see a new update hitting their device, this time bumping it up to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop. This update brings all of the great...
Android 5.1.1 starts hitting the Nexus 9 (LTE), Nexus 5, and Nexus 4 (factory images, OTAS)

Android 5.1.1 factory images, OTAs arrive for slew of Nexus devices [Updated]

Google has posted the Android 5.1.1 factory image for the Nexus 9 (LTE) as the OTA rolls out to it, the Nexus 4, and Nexus 5. Google has started pushing out Android 5.1.1 to three Nexus devices today: the Nexus 4, Nexus 5, and Nexus 9 (LTE). And if you're not up to waiting around, the factory...
Nexus 9

Nexus 9 Wifi Android 5.1.1 factory image and OTA file now available

If you're tired of waiting for the Android 5.1.1 OTA to hit your Nexus 9, update manually. We're a handful of days removed from the announcement that the Android 5.1.1 OTA is now headed to Nexus 9s, but considering that the rollout takes some time it's worth mentioning that the necessary files...
Samsung Galaxy S4

Lollipop now available for all of Sprint's Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphones

Sprint has begun a rollout of an update for its non-Spark version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 that will bring Android 5.0 Lollipop to that device. Sprint previously updated the version of the Galaxy S4 that supported its Sprint Spark LTE network to Lollipop few weeks ago. Sprint has not noted...
Dell Venue 8

Lollipop now hitting Dell Venue 8 tablets, forcing encryption during update

We're no strangers to Lollipop updates around here, but Dell adding encryption during the update is something new. One of the big topics to come up during the launch of Android 5.0, especially after using the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9, was the inclusion of full disk encryption to the platform. Nexus...
Nexus 9

Nexus 9 owners, your Android 5.1 OTA is rolling out now

No more waiting — Google says that an Android 5.1 OTA is on its way to Nexus 9s. After what felt like an expert-level troll sending out an Android 5.0.2 OTA to Nexus 9s on May 5, the official Nexus social media accounts have stated that a full-on Android 5.1 OTA is headed to the tablet. Be on...
Lollipop

Lollipop closes in on 10 percent of active Android installs, KitKat and Jelly Bean each fall under 40 percent

Google has just released its May report on Android platform versions, showing growth in Lollipop. The monthly report, which shows how many active Android devices are running on each version of the software, shows that Lollipop has grown significantly to 9.7 percent of installs, up from 5.4...
T-Mobile Galaxy Note Edge receiving Lollipop update

Lollipop update for Samsung Galaxy Note Edge on T-Mobile rolling out

Android 5.0.2 is arriving from T-Mobile for the Galaxy Note Edge, bringing Google's new Material Design and more. Samsung Galaxy Note Edge users on T-Mobile will be happy to see the Lollipop update notification arriving on their devices. Beginning on May 4, T-Mobile will be pushing out an update...
Google releases Android 5.1.1 factory images for Nexus 7 (2012, Wi-Fi), Nexus 7 (2013, Wi-Fi), and Nexus 10

Google releases Android 5.1.1 factory images for 2012 and 2013 Wi-Fi Nexus 7s, Nexus 10

Google has released Android 5.1.1 factory images for the Nexus 7 (2013 Wi-Fi), Nexus 7 (2012 Wi-Fi), and Nexus 10 this evening. The factory images will allow owners of the above devices to snag the latest version of Lollipop with build number LMY47V. If you own a Wi-Fi-only 2012 or 2013 Nexus...
T-Mobile pushing out Android 5.1.1 to Galaxy S6 edge

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge on T-Mobile may be getting Android 5.1.1 update now

T-Mobile is updating its Samsung Galaxy S6 edge to Android 5.1.1 through an over-the-air update, according to a recently posted video. While we haven't seen a wide rollout of Android 5.1.1 to devices yet with only the Nexus Player having received it so far, it appears as though T-Mobile may be...
HTC One M8

HTC One M8 owners in the UK will receive Android 5.1 and Sense 7 this August

HTC has confirmed on Twitter that the HTC One M8 will indeed receive updates to bump the smartphone up to Android 5.1 and Sense 7 in August later this year. Sense 7 was launched by the company alongside the HTC One M9, but this future update will bring the predecessor up to speed with the...
LG G2

Sprint begins rollout of the Android 5.0 Lollipop update to LG G2

Sprint has started its over-the-air rollout of the Android 5.0 Lollipop update to owners of its version of the LG G2. Today's rollout makes Sprint the last of the four major US carriers to offer the Lollipop update to the LG G2. Of course, the update will bring all of the things that Lollipop...
Galaxy Alpha

Lollipop rolling out to the Galaxy Alpha in South Korea

The Samsug Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850) is now receiving Android 5.0 Lollipop in South Korea. Major carriers have given the green light to commence the update roll out to handsets in the region. Android version 5.0.2 is bundled with the update, which will bring owners up-to-date with the Samsung...
Nexus Player

Android 5.1.1 factory image released for Nexus Player

Owners of the Nexus Player set-top box can be the first to download a factory image based on Android 5.1.1. The download will allow owners of the Nexus Player to get the latest version of Lollipop and will likely be the start of many such downloads for Google's Nexus devices. If you own the...
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active on AT&T gets Lollipop

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active on AT&T now getting its Lollipop update

AT&T has started pushing Lollipop to the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, bringing many new features to the older device. Samsung Galaxy S4 Active owners on AT&T will be happy to see the Lollipop update hitting their devices. The update is around 1GB in size, and bumps the device up to Android...
Samsung Galaxy S4

Lollipop rolls out to the Sprint Spark version of the Samsung Galaxy S4

An over-the-air update for Sprint Spark version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 is now rolling out that brings Android 5.0 Lollipop to the device. The support page on Sprint's site does not indicate how big the download is, but it does show the new version number to be L720TVPUCOD1. The update for the...
AT&T brings Lollipop to Galaxy S5 Active and Galaxy Alpha

AT&T updates Samsung Galaxy S5 Active and Galaxy Alpha to Lollipop

AT&T has released the Lollipop update for both the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active and the Galaxy Alpha. AT&T customers who own either the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active or Galaxy Alpha will be pleased to see the Lollipop update arriving on their device. The update bumps both devices up to Android 5....
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 from Verizon gets Lollipop

Verizon brings Lollipop to the Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 owners on Verizon Wireless will be happy to see the Lollipop update hitting their devices. Lollipop has been rolling out for more and more devices daily, and now Samsung Galaxy Note 3 users on Verizon can join in on the update fun. The update bumps the device up to Android...
Galaxy S6

Samsung working on Android 5.1 for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy Grand Prime

Samsung is working on preparing Android 5.1 for the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, as well as the Galaxy Grand Prime. Lollipop is also set to be heading to the Galaxy Core Prime and Galaxy Mega 2. Future updates for all! According to SamMobile's source, it appears Samsung is continuing with plans to...

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