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  1. M0YAL

    Google Assistant finally arrives on Android tablets, also expands to phones running Lollipop

    The Google Assistant started life as an exclusive to the original Pixel phones. It then got rolled out to every Android handset that runs Marshmallow or a newer version, and now it's finally time for it to expand some more. First off, it's in the process of being rolled out to even older...
  2. M0YAL

    Motorola Says No Lollipop For Droid Ultra/mini/maxx, Compensates By Offering Discounts On Turbo 2

    Motorola says no Lollipop for DROID Ultra/Mini/Maxx, compensates by offering discounts on Turbo 2 and Maxx 2 Back in October last year, Motorola announced a list of devices that the company said will receive the Android Lollipop update. The list included the DROID Ultra/Mini/Maxx. However, it...
  3. M0YAL

    Nearly one-third of all active Android devices now run Lollipop; 0.7% are on Marshmallow

    Google has released the latest #Android platform distribution numbers, revealing that #Marshmallow - which is the latest iteration of its mobile operating system - is now powering 0.7% of all active Android devices worldwide. That's slightly up from the December figure of 0.5%. Lollipop...
  4. Alexa

    Sony Xperia phones to get their Android 6.0 Marshmallow fix in the next two months

    According to @Ricciolo1, a well-known leakster, Sony plans to update its Xperia Z5 lineup to Android 6.90 Marshmallow in January with older models to receive the same treatment shortly after. Marshmallow offers a bunch of improvements, optimizations and features that’d be welcome on any...
  5. Roma

    In September, Lollipop is installed on 21% of all Android devices

    #Google has updated its Android platform versions statistics page today, and after a pretty uninteresting few months there's finally a new milestone to report. In September, Lollipop was installed on 21% of the Android devices out there. This is the first time that #Lollipop is seen crossing...
  6. Princess

    OPPO R7 Lite goes official with 720p screen and Lollipop

    Oppo has quietly listed a new addition to the R7 family, and it now includes the brand new R7 Lite. Identical to the R7 on the outside, the Lite brings a few hardware downgrades, and a due price reduction. The most readily noticeable change is the display resolution, which is 1,280x720 pixels...
  7. xilkalee

    The Lenovo A6000 Plus is finally getting Android 5.0 Lollipop in India

    As of today, Lenovo 6000 Plus owners in India can finally enjoy Android Lollipop. The long-overdue OTA is currently seeding, so be sure to check for an update if you haven't received a notification yet. The package itself is quite big at 1092MB, has a build number of A6000_A_0001_15_08_27 and...
  8. NiceLys

    Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime gets Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

    The first Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime smartphone to get the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware was the Verizon's SM-G830P model. Today, the regular American flavor - the SM-G830W is also getting the update. The Canadian users are the first to get the new firmware. It is available both OTA and via...
  9. Root

    Blackberry Venice live unit pictured, packs an 18MP OIS camera

    It was about time the BlackBerry Venice followed the numerous leaks with a live appearance and today's the day. The Canadian company's foray into the Android realm is apparently imminent, now that a working device has shown up, in this case in the hands of the folks over at Techrum. While we...
  10. Root

    Verizon's LG G Vista is now receiving Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

    In a bit of rather surprising news, Verizon has announced it will soon be rolling out the update to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop for the LG G Vista. If that name doesn't sound very familiar, that's understandable. After all, this is a mid-range phablet launched last year with Android 4.4 KitKat, and...
  11. Root

    Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910F) starts receiving Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update in Europe

    It has been quite a few months since Android 5.1.1 Lollipop was unveiled, and we reported about three months ago that Samsung was testing Android 5.1.1 on the Galaxy Note 4. Samsung released the update through a soak test for the Russian variant (SM-N910C), followed by a rollout in Poland and...
  12. M0YAL

    Acer Liquid Z630 and Liquid Z530 leak ahead of announcement

    Acer is going to unveil at least four new smartphones at IFA in Berlin next month, but we now can shed some light on those. Previously we were tipped about those being Windows-powered smartphones, but apparently that's not the case. Acer Liquid Z630 already showed its face via the GFX's...
  13. M0YAL

    Cyanogen releases Android 5.1.1 update for OnePlus One, then pulls it

    OnePlus may have already announced its smartphone offering for this year, but many people are sticking with last year's One. And this news is for them. The Chinese startup's first handset is now finally being updated to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, which is the base for Cyanogen OS 12.1. This is now...
  14. M0YAL

    Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime gets Android 5.0 in Russia

    We gave you an exclusive look at Android Lollipop running on the Galaxy Grand Prime a long time ago, and Samsung has finally gotten around to pushing out the official update to the device. The Grand Prime is currently receiving Android 5.0.2 in Russia, with build number G530HXCU1BOH3...
  15. Root

    OnePlus 2 kernel source goes live

    The Kernel source of the OnePlus 2 smartphone is now available to download. Carl Pei, the co-founder of the Chinese manufacturer delivered the news on Twitter alongside a Github link to the kernel. Having the OnePlus 2 kernel source freely available will allow developers to create custom ROMs...
  16. M0YAL

    No Lollipop for the Galaxy E7, says Samsung UK

    The Galaxy E7 is a very robust mid-range smartphone that has been performing quite nicely in the market, the handset doesn’t come with Android 5.0 Lollipop pre-installed but it’s in line to receive the update later this year. It appears though that the Galaxy E7 may not receive the Lollipop...
  17. Root

    You can install Android 5 Lollipop with Play Store on your PC, laptop, or Windows tablet! Here's how

    For a while now, the AMIDuOS emulator has been providing some pretty solid Android environment emulation on Windows computers and tablets. The software supported KitKat officially, and has been in Lollipop beta for quite some time. Well, now, its Android 5 emulation is finally official and...
  18. xTreme

    Motorola Moto X Play now available in Canada, prices start at about $300

    Just as expected, this Friday, Motorola released the Moto X Play in Canada, which seems to be the first country in the world to get the new smartphone. Right now, Canadian customers can buy the Moto X Play from five carriers. Videotron and SaskTel are the ones that are selling the new handset...
  19. M0YAL

    Samsung needs to work on software consistency across devices

    With the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge came the best version of Samsung’s software. After years of complaints, Samsung finally realized it needed software that is fast and visually appealing, and aside from a couple of issues, the company delivered on both fronts. Since the launch of the two S6...
  20. Rrik

    The Android Lollipop-based Lenovo A2010 is India's cheapest LTE smartphone

    Lenovo this week announced a new low-end Android smartphone called A2010. The handset will be launched on September 3 in India as the country's cheapest LTE smartphone to date: it will cost just 4,990 INR (about $76). As you may expect seeing its price, besides LTE connectivity, the Lenovo...
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