T-Mobile Galaxy S5 Android 5.0 Lollipop Update

The Galaxy S5’s Lollipop update is now hitting one more U.S. carrier

By on February 18, 2015 at 8:30 AM.

The Galaxy S5’s Lollipop update is now hitting one more U.S. carrier

After hitting Verizon and Sprint in previous weeks, the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the Galaxy S5 is slowly coming to more and more users in the U.S., with T-Mobile being the latest carrier to begin rolling out the new software. More →

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Lollipop Update

Your Galaxy S5 is getting so much better with Lollipop – here are the details

By on February 16, 2015 at 9:55 AM.

Your Galaxy S5 is getting so much better with Lollipop – here are the details

Android 5.0 Lollipop should bring UI improvements to any Android phone thanks to Material Design, but it looks like the new software is an absolute godsend to the Galaxy S5 in terms of battery life. GSMArena has taken a comprehensive look at how well different Android phones’ batteries perform after they’ve upgraded to Lollipop and has found that the Galaxy S5 shows improvements across the board.

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Galaxy S5 Lollipop

A video tour of Android Lollipop on Samsung’s Galaxy S5

By on February 3, 2015 at 9:05 AM.

A video tour of Android Lollipop on Samsung’s Galaxy S5

As we reported on Monday, Android Lollipop has finally begun rolling out to Galaxy S5 handsets in the United States. Verizon Wireless subscribers with Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone are the first S5 owners in the U.S. to gain access to the new Android update, which features a number of great changes including speed improvements, better battery life and a new TouchWiz interface based on Google’s Material Design guidelines.

For Galaxy S5 users on other U.S. wireless carriers, the wait continues. This is precious little consolation if you’re stuck on KitKat, but a new video tour of Lollipop on the Galaxy S5 will at least give you a good taste of what you’re in store for. More →

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Galaxy S5 Lollipop Update

Android Lollipop update finally starts hitting the Galaxy S5 in the U.S.

By on February 2, 2015 at 2:55 PM.

Android Lollipop update finally starts hitting the Galaxy S5 in the U.S.

It’s been a long time coming, Android fans, but a big milestone has finally been reached: for the first time, a U.S.-based wireless carrier has released Android 5.0 Lollipop for Samsung’s 2014 flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5. Yes, we’re now less than a month away from seeing Samsung unveil its 2015 flagship Galaxy S6 smartphone, but tens of millions of people around the world own the Galaxy S5 and they’ve been clamoring for the latest and greatest Android software.

Now, those of you with a Verizon-branded Galaxy S5 can finally install Android Lollipop on your phones. 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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Galaxy S5 Snowman Video Commercial

Watch the Galaxy S5 bring a snowman to life in Samsung’s new ad

By on December 24, 2014 at 3:30 PM.

Watch the Galaxy S5 bring a snowman to life in Samsung’s new ad

Samsung is not done promoting one of its most important handsets of the year, as the company has a new holiday-themed ad for the Galaxy S5. The new commercial focuses on one of the main features of the phone, its water resistance, which appears to be a very important ingredient when it comes to making a next-generation snowman this winter. More →

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Android Lollipop Update

Video: New leak shows Android Lollipop on all of Samsung’s top smartphones

By on December 22, 2014 at 9:30 AM.

Video: New leak shows Android Lollipop on all of Samsung’s top smartphones

Samsung fans around the world are still waiting patiently — or impatiently, in many cases — for the latest and greatest software to be released for their Galaxy smartphones. As big as Samsung is, the company is typically very slow to release Android software updates, but this time around it looks like things will be a bit different for Samsung fans.

Android 5.0 Lollipop builds for the Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 4 and other phones began leaking shortly after Google released its Lollipop update to partners, suggesting that Samsung may be among the first vendors to issue the update for its phones.

Now, another new leak shows Android Lollipop on each of Samsung’s top three smartphones. More →

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iPhone 6 vs. Galaxy S5: Price

Awesome interactive chart shows the cost of building every iPhone and Galaxy phone

By on December 5, 2014 at 7:05 PM.

Awesome interactive chart shows the cost of building every iPhone and Galaxy phone

Since Apple and Samsung are the most important players in the smartphone business — two fierce rivals bound by a complex supply partnership and engaged in a complicated legal battle — IEEE Spectrum has taken a look at both Apple and Samsung’s “changing smartphone recipes,” putting together a neat infographic that shows how much it cost Apple and Samsung to build every iPhone and Galaxy S model to date. 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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Galaxy S5 Android 5.0 Update

Video: This is what Android Lollipop looks like on the Galaxy S5

By on November 21, 2014 at 9:30 AM.

Video: This is what Android Lollipop looks like on the Galaxy S5

Google’s latest Android update, Android 5.0, is hotly anticipated for a number of reasons. The most obvious is the bold new look of Material Design, which uses bright colors, layering and subtle shadows to create a user experience akin to interacting with real physical materials. The new look rockets the Android platform into the future, and it is supported by a number of great new features such as multiple user support, a new notification system and battery life improvements.

The wait for Lollipop is painful indeed, but now we can tide you over with an in-depth video that gives you an early look at Android 5.0 running on a Galaxy S5. More →

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Lollipop Video

Video offers a tantalizing peek at what Lollipop will look like on the Galaxy S5

By on October 31, 2014 at 10:35 AM.

Video offers a tantalizing peek at what Lollipop will look like on the Galaxy S5

Android 5.0 Lollipop is the most anticipated Android release since Jelly Bean first hit the scene in 2012 and we’re especially excited to see what it will look like on this year’s most popular Android device, the Galaxy S5. SamMobile has gotten its hands on the latest Samsung build for Lollipop and has put together a great video showing how Samsung has refined its approach to integrating the new software with its TouchWiz overlay. More →

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When Will The Galaxy S5 Get Android 5.0 Lollipop

Your Galaxy S5 may get Android 5.0 Lollipop in time for the holidays

By on October 24, 2014 at 8:15 PM.

Your Galaxy S5 may get Android 5.0 Lollipop in time for the holidays

Great news, Galaxy S5 owners: You may not have to wait that much longer to get Android 5.0 Lollipop on your favorite phone. SamMobile’s sources indicate that Lollipop will start rolling out to the Galaxy S5 sometime in December, which hopefully means you should get it on your own device before the year is over. More →

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