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All Nexus 6s on Project Fi are due to receive Android 5.1.1 'over the next few days'

Google will soon give the folks invited to join its Project Fi MVNO service a new version of Lollipop on their smartphones. The company has revealed it will begin offering Android 5.1.1 (it currently has just 5.1) to all of the Nexus 6 phones on Project Fi "over the next few days". The word...
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...
2013 Moto X on AT&T now receiving Android 5.1

Android 5.1 now rolling out to the Moto X (2013) on AT&T

Those who are still holding true to the 2013 Moto X, and are using AT&T as their carrier of choice, will be excited to hear that Android 5.1 is now rolling out. The update, which has been in the making for quite some time, brings along with it a number of enhancements to the device. Along...
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 finally gets Android 5.1 on July 1

Verizon to finally begin pushing the Lollipop update to the Droid Turbo on July 1

Droid Turbo owners will be thrilled to know that Verizon is going to be pushing Android 5.1 update to the device beginning on July 1. The update, which will roll out to devices in phases, is scheduled to begin its push during the afternoon hours of Wednesday, July 1. Motorola has already posted...
Motorola teases Droid Turbo Lollipop update

Motorola hints Droid Turbo Lollipop coming soon, soak test is now live

Droid Turbo owners, it seems that the wait for Lollipop is almost over. Motorola took to Twitter to tease the update as coming soon, though no specific date was given. Meanwhile, the Lollipop soak test has gone live. Thanks for your patience. We hope you're as excited as we are about #...
Verizon posts Moto X (2014) Android 5.1 release notes

Verizon posts Moto X (2014) Android 5.1 release notes, OTA incoming

The Moto X update onslought continues today, this time with Verizon. The carrier in red has posted the release notes for Android 5.1 Lollipop for the Moto X (2014), signaling that an OTA update should become available momentarily. The turnaround on this update was pretty fast, as the soak test...
HTC One M9

Android 5.1 Lollipop to begin rolling out to Sprint's HTC One M9 on July 1

People who own the Sprint version of the HTC One M9 can look forward to receiving an update to Android 5.1 Lollipop in the near future. The over-the-air download for the smartphone should start sometime on July 1. The news was broken by HTC's Mo Versi on his Twitter account, who also indicated...
Every Moto X (2014) Pure Edition in the U.S. is now receiving Android 5.1

Every Moto X (2014) Pure Edition in the U.S. is now receiving Android 5.1

No more waiting. No more asking or thumb twiddling. Every Moto X (2014) Pure Edition in the U.S. is getting the Android 5.1 OTA right now. Motorola's David Schuster — who has been great about keeping us up to date with the progress — announced on Google+ that the flood gates have opened. The...
Droid Turbo

Droid Turbo soak test beginning soon — Lollipop incoming?

Don't want to get anyone's hopes up too high just yet (because bad intel and such), but invites are going out for a software soak test for the Motorola Droid Turbo on Verizon, a phone for which folks have been patiently waiting for Android 5.x Lollipop. Update: Yep, Lollipop. And that, folks...
Droid Turbo Android 5.1 update still not ready

Droid Turbo Android 5.1 update still in the test lab cycle, no release date in sight

The Android 5.1 update for the Droid Turbo is still not ready, as the company is still testing the update according to the latest update. The latest information from Motorola about the status of the Droid Turbo update is not what people are going to want to hear. Senior Director of Software...
Verizon pushes Android 5.1 to Moto E (2nd Gen)

Second-gen Moto E getting Android 5.1 from Verizon

Verizon is now pushing the Android 5.1 update out for the second-generation Moto E, bringing some minor UI changes and more. This update will bump the device up to version 23.11.17, and bring a few noticeable changes as well. Included in this Android 5.1 update are a number of UI improvements,...
Sprint rolls out Android 5.1.1 to the LG G Flex 2

LG G Flex 2 on Sprint now receiving Android 5.1.1

Sprint is now pushing out Android 5.1.1 to the LG G Flex 2, bringing some enhancements and factory reset protection to the device. The update from Sprint, which is version LS996ZV6, bumps the LG G Flex 2 up to the most current version of Android; Android 5.1.1. This update brings along a number...
Sony Xperia Z3

Sony will roll out Android 5.1 to Xperia Z hardware in July, more hardware to follow

Sony today announced that the entire Xperia Z family of smartphones will be receiving Android 5.1, starting in July. The company also touched on other handsets that will be receiving updates soon. Sony has been on quite the update roll as-of-late with updating the Xperia Z range of handsets up...
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...

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