LG G3 Lollipop Update

LG: Android 5.0 Lollipop update is ‘coming soon’ to the G3

By on January 23, 2015 at 6:30 PM.

LG: Android 5.0 Lollipop update is ‘coming soon’ to the G3

It’s been a long, arduous wait, but the good news is that it’s nearly over. LG announced on Friday that the Lollipop update for G3 smartphones is “coming soon.” How soon, we’re not sure, but considering the fact that the update is already live on the G3 in other territories (and has been for weeks), it shouldn’t be much longer. More →

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Google Now Launcher Update

How to give your Android phone a huge visual upgrade without Lollipop

By on January 14, 2015 at 9:45 AM.

How to give your Android phone a huge visual upgrade without Lollipop

Still waiting patiently for Android 5.0 Lollipop to make its way to your device of choice? Depending on what you own, it could be months before you receive the update, but here’s one easy way to give your phone a makeover while you wait. This week, Google gave the Google Now Launcher a visual overhaul to bring it up to speed with the look of Lollipop. More →

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OnePlus One Android 5.0 Lollipop Update

Last year’s most surprising hit Android phone may get Lollipop soon

By on January 2, 2015 at 9:30 PM.

Last year’s most surprising hit Android phone may get Lollipop soon

Android handset makers launched a wide variety of smartphones last year and a surprising number of flagship devices managed to stand out of the crowd. But one handset in particular really stood out from the pack because it literally came out of nowhere to generate buzz that was unprecedented for a small, unestablished company.

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Android 5.0 Lollipop Update for Galaxy S5, Note 4

Samsung’s Lollipop release timing for Galaxy S5, Note 4 may have just been confirmed

By on December 31, 2014 at 10:05 AM.

Samsung’s Lollipop release timing for Galaxy S5, Note 4 may have just been confirmed

Some Samsung flagship devices have already received the official Android 5.0 Lollipop update, and some of them have been caught on camera running unofficial Lollipop versions, but most Samsung Android device users are still waiting for Samsung to roll out the update. Lucky for them, it looks like Samsung may soon be releasing several versions of its Lollipop update, according to a supposed internal announcement the company made that one of its employees shared on Reddit. More →

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Android Lollipop Bug

A serious bug has been found in the new version of Android Lollipop

By on December 30, 2014 at 4:00 PM.

A serious bug has been found in the new version of Android Lollipop

Moving forward, it might be a good idea to avoid installing any X.0.1 update on your smartphone or tablet. Earlier this year, Apple temporarily bricked tens of thousands of brand new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets when it released iOS 8.0.1, which included major bugs that prevented phones from connecting to cellular networks. Now, a serious bug has been uncovered in Google’s recent Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update that is giving users some major headaches. More →

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Galaxy S5 Android Lollipop Update

Lollipop is slowly making its way to Galaxy S5s everywhere

By on December 29, 2014 at 6:15 PM.

Lollipop is slowly making its way to Galaxy S5s everywhere

It might not be happening as fast as most Galaxy S5 owners would have hoped, but the rollout of Android 5.0 Lollipop on Samsung’s flagship smartphone is continuing to expand. SamMobile reports that Galaxy S5 owners in Spain have begun received the latest update for Google’s mobile OS and that more European countries should see the update soon. More →

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Android Lollipop Notifications App

How to get Lollipop’s brilliant notification system on any Android phone for free

By on December 19, 2014 at 1:36 PM.

How to get Lollipop’s brilliant notification system on any Android phone for free

There’s a pretty good chance that if you’re an Android user, you still haven’t been given the opportunity to update to Android 5.0 Lollipop. As expected, the rollout has been fairly deliberate, but there are plenty of ways to brings your phone up to date without downloading Google’s official release. More →

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HTC One: M8 and M7 Android 5.0 Lollipop

Report claims to reveal when the HTC’s One M8 and M7 will get Lollipop

By on December 16, 2014 at 9:15 PM.

Report claims to reveal when the HTC’s One M8 and M7 will get Lollipop

Even though HTC already announced a rather fast Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the HTC One (M8) and HTC One (M7) flagship handsets, only the Google Play edition versions have received it yet. HTC already confirmed that the regular, unlocked and carrier-branded, HTC One versions should get Lollipop no later than 90 days following the official Android 5.0 release, and it looks like TechTastic has learned more details about the actual rollout. More →

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Nexus 6 Fingerprint Sensor Feature

This canceled Nexus 6 feature sheds light on what’s next for Android

By on December 9, 2014 at 4:50 PM.

This canceled Nexus 6 feature sheds light on what’s next for Android

Google’s latest Nexus smartphone, the Nexus 6 phablet, is the company’s best handset to date, but the device could have been even better. Ars Technica reports that at least one prototype of the Nexus 6 also had a fingerprint sensor that could have offered users additional security features. However, for some reason, Google decided to scrap this particular feature, even though it clearly explored the possibility, as various bits of Android 5.0 code suggest. More →

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Android 5.0 Quick Start Guide

This guide has everything Google wants you to know about Android 5.0 Lollipop

By on December 5, 2014 at 2:00 PM.

This guide has everything Google wants you to know about Android 5.0 Lollipop

So after months of waiting, your phone has finally received the Android 5.0 Lollipop update. You’re anxious to start messing with it, but you’re not sure where to start. Google feels your pain, which is why the company released a Quick Start Guide for the upgraded mobile OS last month. More →

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Android 5.0 Lollipop for Galaxy Note 4

The hottest Samsung Galaxy phones won’t be upgraded to Lollipop until early 2015

By on December 5, 2014 at 8:30 AM.

The hottest Samsung Galaxy phones won’t be upgraded to Lollipop until early 2015

Even though some Galaxy S5 models have already started receiving the Android 5.0 Lollipop update much earlier than anticipated, Samsung apparently revealed that most hot Galaxy handsets won’t be upgraded to Google’s latest mobile operating system until some point in early 2015. More →

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Galaxy S5 Android 5.0 Lollipop Update

Yes, Android Lollipop for the Galaxy S5 is finally here. No, you can’t have it yet.

By on December 4, 2014 at 9:05 AM.

Yes, Android Lollipop for the Galaxy S5 is finally here. No, you can’t have it yet.

Samsung has surprised some Galaxy S5 owners by already rolling out the first official Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the handset (build version LRX21T), SamMobile reports. But the download is that the new software only available to a very limited number of users in one region so far. More →

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