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Google Now Launcher

Google Now Launcher update brings Lollipop look to older devices

With the latest update to the Google Now Launcher (and the Google Search app, which controls much of the content therein), folks running a device on Android 4.1 to 4.4 will now see the same Material Design styling as those who have the launcher installed on their Lollipop device. Prior to this...
HTC One M8 dev Lollipop

HTC One M8 Developer and Unlocked Edition get Android 5.0 Lollipop!

If you've got the developer or unlocked edition of the HTC One M8, check for a system update. Android 5.0 Lollipop is now available. The update — software version 4.16.1540.8, if you're interested in such things — weighs in at 584 megabytes. The official changelog reads thusly: Android 5.0...
Droid Turbo next to Moto X 2014

Motorola: Lollipop update coming to 2014 and 2013 phones really soon

A few of Motorola's devices, including the Moto X 2014, have already received an update to Lollipop, but if you're still waiting for the latest version of Android to hit your particular device, there's reason to be excited. Luciano Carvalho, a software engineer at Motorola, revealed in a post on...
Samsung Galaxy S5

Lollipop update starts rolling out to Galaxy S5 in the UK

After rolling out the Lollipop update in Poland, Russia, Malaysia and Spain, Samsung is now making the update available to Galaxy S5 users in the UK. If you're rocking the device in the region, head to your device's settings to check if an update is available. The update (build number LRX21T)...
Smart Lock Settings

Smart lock screen security options in Android 5.0 Lollipop

Smartly unlock your device When Google first showed off what would become Android 5.0 Lollipop at Google I/O 2014, they gave us a sneak peak of what it had in store for the new Smart locks. During the keynote presentation the Trusted devices Smart lock was shown off. Now that we have the...
Sony to roll out Lollipop to Xperia Z3 lineup starting next month

Sony to roll out Lollipop to Xperia Z3 lineup starting next month

During its CES 2015 press conference in Las Vegas tonight, COO of Sony Electronics Michael Fasulo announced that the company is set to start rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop to its Xperia Z3 lineup starting next month. Details on an exact date and schedule weren't provided, but this is sure...
OnePlus One

OnePlus One now has an official alpha Lollipop ROM ready for flashing

OnePlus One owners who live on the edge can get an official alpha release of the smartphone's Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM to install on their smartphone, provided they're willing to put up with a few bugs. The download links and installation procedure are now available on the OnePlus One forums....
Galaxy Note 2, 3, and S4 set to get Lollipop according to Samsung Finland

Galaxy Notes 2 and 3, Galaxy S4 to get Lollipop, according to Samsung Finland

It seems that Samsung has a treat for those still clinging to their older Galaxy Note devices. According to a listing by the company's Finnish branch, the Galaxy Note 2 is expected to receive Android 5.0 Lollipop. Also coming along for the ride are confirmations of Google's latest coming to the...
Android 5.0 Lollipop begins arriving for Moto X (2014) owners in the UK

Android 5.0 Lollipop begins arriving for Moto X (2014) owners in the UK

Heads, up, UK Moto X (2014), there's an update to Android 5.0 Lollipop possibly waiting for you! We've received word from multiple readers that the update to Google's latest and greatest is rolling out now. Moto X — 2nd generation Review News Specifications Discussion Accessories Where...
Sony releases new video teaser with lollipops and colors, lots of colors

Sony releases new video teaser with lollipops and colors, lots of colors

Sony is back with a new video teaser, this time opting to include numerous references to the number five and lollipops. While this could suggest Sony is looking to announce Lollipop for its consumers, the company has previously spoken about Android updates, but we could also be looking at a quick...
Lollipop quick-settings

A look at the new Android 5.0 Lollipop quick-settings panel

A fast and easy way to change your most often used settings The idea of easy shortcuts to settings you use often isn't new. HTC had them in early versions of Sense, and Samsung and LG have mastered them in the most recent versions of their Android interface. They are definitely handy, and...
Android 5.0 Lollipop bugs got you down? Here's how you (might be able to) fix them

Android 5.0 Lollipop bugs got you down? Here's how you (might be able to) fix them

These few fixes may help you fight those Lollipop bugs The rush to update Android phones and tablets to Lollipop has just begun. The obvious players — Google's Nexus devices and Motorola — are getting Lollipop updates to all eligible devices now, and we've already seen LG and Samsung dip their...
Nexus 7 (2013)

Here are the Android 5.0.1 OTA links, and a guide to using them

Google released Android 5.0.1 to AOSP and posted factory images for the Nexus 9, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10, and now folks have started to receive the actual OTA updates for the incremental bump. While you can always manually update your Nexus device using the full factory image and still retain your...
Galaxy S5 gains small update in Poland after Lollipop launch

Galaxy S5 gains small update in Poland after Lollipop launch

After having released the Android 5.0 update to Galaxy S5 owners in Poland less than two weeks ago, Samsung is back again with a small software update. The update is available through Samsung's Kies PC companion and isn't available as an over-the-air update yet. Source: Sammobile
Lollipop starts hitting the LG G3 across Europe

Lollipop starts hitting LG G3s across Europe

Lollipop is now hitting LG G3s across Europe. We're hearing (and seeing for ourselves) that the sought-after update is slowly but surely rolling out on a broader basis across Europe following limited release in Poland and on certain carriers in the past month. While things of this nature...
Android Wear notifications

Android Wear's 5.0 update changes the way notifications are handled, and it's a mixed bag

Things are unchanged if your phone runs KitKat, but Lollipop users will be in for some learning Android Wear recently added a whole bunch of useful tweaks and features, building on a new base of Android 5.0 Lollipop. Though the focus of the update was on proper APIs for creating third-party...
Nexus 5

The Android 5.0.1 factory image for the Nexus 5 is now available

It lives here. Happy flashing. Be sure to check your MD5, and follow our guide if you need help.
Nexus 5 Lollipop

Sprint says Android 5.0.1 Lollipop is coming to their Nexus 5 today

Sprint says they will begin rolling out an over-the-air update for its Nexus 5 smartphone today with the version number LRX22C, or more popularly known as Android 5.0.1 Lollipop. The change log simply states that the download will offer "Miscellaneous Android Updates" to the Nexus 5. As always...
Galaxy S4 Google Play edition gets Lollipop with Android 5.0 update

Galaxy S4 Google Play edition gets Lollipop with Android 5.0 update

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play edition smartphone is getting its first taste of Lollipop. Google is now starting to push out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update to the Galaxy S4 GPe phone; this is the Android 5.0 update rather than the Android 5.0.1 that has been going out to other Google Play...
Nexus 5

Nexus 5: Past, present and future

A year on — and with an all-new version of Android — how does Google's 5-inch handset measure up? I've used the Nexus 5 — Google and LG's last Nexus collaboration — on and off for the past year. The phone never quite managed to become my daily driver, mainly due to underwhelming battery life and...

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