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Android Lollipop Encryption

How to enable one of the best security features in Android Lollipop

March 25th, 2015

One of the best built-in features of Android 5.0 Lollipop focuses on security and privacy, even though it comes with one unwelcome side effect: a hit to overall performance. However, in its most recent Lollipop update, Google has disabled the feature – default device encryption – in order to increase the speed of smartphones and tablets already running Android …

Android Lollipop: On-body Detection

Google quietly added an insanely cool security feature to Android Lollipop

March 23rd, 2015

Even though some Android device makers have already rolled out devices with embedded fingerprint sensors that offer users added security features, Google has yet to make it a core security feature for Android. But Google is still working on its own interesting solutions for temporarily killing the need for a PIN on smartphones, as the company has just added …

OnePlus One Lollipop Update Release Date

OnePlus One will get its first Lollipop upgrade next week

March 18th, 2015

If you’re an owner of a OnePlus One smartphone, you have a lot to look forward to before the end of the month. In a recent forum post, OnePlus marketing specialist Braden Harwood informed customers that the official release of Android 5.0 Lollipop will be available as an OTA update on March 30th. But that’s …

iOS 8 vs. Android 5.0 Lollipop: Crash Rate

The one battle against iOS 8 that Android Lollipop is winning

February 13th, 2015

iOS 8 and Lollipop are the best versions to date of Apple and Google’s mobile operating systems, yet that doesn’t mean either one is free of flaws. Both iOS 8 and Android 5.0 crash, and a new study from Crittercism reveals that it’s Google’s OS that is more stable than Apple’s.

Galaxy Note 4 Android 5.0 Lollipop Update

Finally: The best phablet in the world is getting Android Lollipop

February 11th, 2015

After releasing Android 5.0 Lollipop updates for a variety of top flagship handsets in the past weeks, including the Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Note 3, Samsung has started rolling out the one official Lollipop ROM certain smartphone buyers were waiting for, the one made for the Galaxy Note 4.