Tag: Android 5.0 Lollipop

Google Assistant Availability Expands To Smartphones And Tablets On Older Android Versions

Google Assistant is rolling out to tablets on Android 7.0 Nougat and Android 6.0 Marshmallow and smartphones on Android 5.0 Lollipop. However, about 20 percent of Android users will still not be able to use Google's digital assistant.

Google December 13, 2017

Android Malware: Ghost Push Trojan Still Threatens More Than Half Of Android Devices

Beware: more than half of Android devices still run the risk of being infected by an old malware dubbed Ghost Push. The trojan hides behind popular apps, ad links and short links downloaded and clicked by users.

Security October 17, 2016

Android Marshmallow Adoption Rate: Just Over 15 Percent After 10 Months

The Android 6.0 Marshmallow's adoption rate finally passed the 15 percent mark, 10 months in. Most Android devices are still running on Android 5.0 Lollipop.

Apps/Software August 3, 2016

How To Go Back To Android 5.0 Lollipop From Android 6.0 Marshmallow Problems: Downgrade Samsung Galaxy, Nexus, LG And Motorola Smartphones

Many smartphone owners would like to go back to Android 5.0 Lollipop from issues they are experiencing with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Here’s how to get started on downgrading some of the most popular Samsung Galaxy, Nexus, LG and Motorola devices.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 17, 2016

Lenovo Vibe S1 Smartphone With 2 Selfie Cameras Launches in India

Have you ever wished that your smartphone had a better camera for taking selfies? Lenovo has just launched the Vibe S1, its first smartphone that has dual selfie cameras that can take really creative selfies at a professional level.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 24, 2015

Android 6.0 Marshmallow Devices Will Need To Have Full-Disk Encryption Enabled: Is This Good Or Bad?

Devices that launched with Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box will be required to have full-disk encryption enabled. In addition to this, the mandatory full disk encryption should be completed prior to the setup process.

Apps/Software October 21, 2015

Samsung's S Health Is Now Available On All Android Phones

Samsung's in-house health and fitness tracking app S Health is now available on all Android smartphones.

Apps/Software September 18, 2015

BlackBerry Venice Specs Confirmed And New Leaked Image: Android 5.0 Lollipop, Quad-HD Display And More

A new report claims to reveal some of the BlackBerry Venice's key specs. The smartphone will boast a quad-HD display, 3 GB of RAM and 18 megapixel camera in addition to its slide-out QWERTY keyboard.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 31, 2015

BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition 'Oslo' Spotted Running Android 5.0 Lollipop On Video (Video)

A new video shows off what appears to be the BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition running Android 5.0 Lollipop in place of BB10. The video provides a detailed look at how Android runs on BlackBerry's hardware.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 25, 2015

LG Launches Its 8-Inch G Pad 2 Midrange Tablet With 32 GB And Full-Size USB Port

LG just launched the G Pad 2 8.0 midrange tablet in South Korea. It comes with a curvier design, up to 128 GB of storage with SD card and a full-size USB port.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 17, 2015

Samsung Unveils The Galaxy Tab S2 With August Release

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Tab S2 in both its 9.7- and 8.0-inch size options, whill will hit shelves in August.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 20, 2015

ZTE Announces Blade D6, Featuring 5-Inch Display And Quad-Core Chipset

ZTE has announced its latest midrange device, the Blade D6. With a design similar to that of the Apple iPhone 6, the device features a 5-inch display and a quad-core processor.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 16, 2015

U.S. Cellular Samsung Galaxy S4 Finally Receives Android 5.0 Lollipop Update: How To Upgrade

U.S. Cellular has officially started rolling out the long-awaited Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 5.0 Lollipop update. You have two options to upgrade your device, so here's how to handle the process.

Apps/Software July 14, 2015

Verizon LG G3 Receives Software Update. Nope, Sorry, It's Not Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

A new Bluetooth button and notification system awaits Verizon LG G3 owners in the new OTA. No solutions to Android 5.0 problems yet, though.

Internet Culture July 11, 2015

This Asus Zenfone 2 Runs Windows 7 And We're Not Kidding [Video]

An XDA Developers forum member shows how the Asus Zenfone 2 runs on Windows 7. The Asus handset comes running on Android 5.0 Lollipop.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 10, 2015

Deal Alert: Amazon Offers Unlocked Moto E (2015) LTE Version For $99.99

The second-gen Moto E is now selling at a much cheaper price on Amazon. The device is priced at $89.99 (3G) and $99.99 (4G LTE) and comes in either black or white versions.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 8, 2015

Possible Android 5.1 Lollipop Soak Test For Motorola Droid Turbo Begins: Report

Users of the Motorola Droid Turbo smartphone have reportedly been invited to take part in an "early preview of a new software release" or the soak test Motorola carries out prior to the release of the final version.

Apps/Software June 29, 2015

Amazon Releases Developer Preview Of Android 5.0 Lollipop-Based Fire OS 5

Amazon has announced its new Fire OS 5 Developer Preview, allowing developers to test out its latest software based on Android 5.0 Lollipop. Fire OS 5 will power Fire tablets, Fire TVs, and the Fire TV Stick.

Apps/Software June 23, 2015

Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Update For T-Mobile Galaxy S6 And Galaxy S6 Edge Starts Rolling Out

Finally, Samsung rolls out the latest Android Lollipop update to the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, but not everyone gets the same kind of love.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 15, 2015

T-Mobile LG G3 Android Lollipop Update Build D85120e Rolls Out

T-Mobile rolls out the LG G3 to Android 5.0 Lollipop update...finally.

Apps/Software June 11, 2015

Samsung Galaxy J7 Listing On Russian Website Confirms Specs: Octa-Core Chip, Android Lollipop, 5.5-Inch HD Display

The Samsung Galaxy J7 makes an appearance on a Russian retailer's webpage. The handset will include a 5.5-inch HD display, Android 5.0 Lollipop and more.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 6, 2015

T-Mobile Rolls Out Sony Xperia Z3 Android Lollipop Update With Band 12 Support

T-Mobile is now rolling out the OTA Android 5.0 Lollipop software update for the Sony Xperia Z3 as promised. The update brings support for LTE Band 12.

Apps/Software June 3, 2015

Asus ZenFone 4, ZenFone 5, ZenFone 6 Receive Android 5.0 Lollipop Update

Asus has finally released the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the ZenFone 4, ZenFone 5 and ZenFone 6 smartphones. While the upgrade will add new features and apps, some pre-installed apps will be deleted due to incompatibility with the new operating system.

Apps/Software June 2, 2015

You Can Now Download Android M Developer Preview For Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, And Nexus Player

Google dishes out the first of three Android M developer previews. 'Now on tap' could be one of the sweetest elements of M, but Google is only offering a sample of it in this build.

Apps/Software May 29, 2015

Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge, Note 3 Android 5.0 Lollipop Problems Continue: Battery Drain, Overheating, Wi-Fi Issues And More

Owners of Samsung's Galaxy Note Series phablets that received the 5.0 Android Lollipop update are continuing to complain of a number of problems. These include apps freezing, Wi-Fi connections dropping, overheating and battery drain, among other issues.

Apps/Software May 20, 2015

Samsung Galaxy Smartphone Android 5.0 Lollipop Release Roundup: S6, S5, S4, S3, Alpha, Active And Mini

A slew of Samsung Galaxy smartphones have recently received the Android 5.0 Lollipop update. At this time, it's worth looking at all of the new developments that have come as a result of the updates.

Apps/Software May 19, 2015

Android 5.0 Lollipop Problems: How To Prevent Your Samsung Galaxy, HTC, LG Or Motorola Smartphone From Updating From KitKat

Users of various Samsung Galaxy, HTC, LG and other manufacturer's smartphones who don't want to update to Android 5.0 Lollipop have an option to remain with KitKat 4.4. Here's how to set up your phone to reject the OS update.

Apps/Software May 18, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini Receiving Android 5.0.1 Lollipop Software Update

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini has been officially confirmed to be receiving an Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update. The update is expected next month, though no official time frame has been given.

Apps/Software May 18, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S5 Receives New Android 5.0 Lollipop Software Update Confirmations

The Android 5.0 Lollipop update has been confirmed to reach more users of Samsung's Galaxy S5 on various carriers. Variants of the S5 are also slated to receive the update, which will be rolling out regionally.

Apps/Software May 15, 2015

Galaxy Note 2 Android 5.0 Lollipop Update: More Regions Confirmed

The Android 5.0 Lollipop update has been confirmed to arrive for users of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. Samsung Morocco and Samsung Portugal have confirmed that the update will arrive in their regions shortly.

Apps/Software May 15, 2015

Verizon Starts Rolling Out HTC One M7 Android Lollipop Update May 14

Verizon will finally release an Android Lollipop update to the HTC One M7 after a delay of almost three and a half months. The carrier said that owners of the device will start getting the update on May 14.

Apps/Software May 13, 2015

AT&T Outs Trek HD 4G LTE Tablet: Snapdragon 400, Android 5.0 Lollipop, 5MP Camera

AT&T has unveiled its first-ever tablet, Trek HD, which sports an 8-inch HD display, a 5MP primary camera and more. It is also the first tablet from AT&T to come with Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 12, 2015

Samsung Galaxy Note Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Release Roundup: Note 4, Note 3, Note 2 and Note Edge

(Significant progress has been made in the past month by Samsung and its affiliated carriers in releasing the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the Galaxy Note 4, Note 3, Note 2 and Note Edge. Here’s a look at the latest developments.

Apps/Software May 10, 2015

More Android 5.0 Lollipop Problems Reported By Users Of Samsung Galaxy S5, S4; Samsung Acknowledges Problem

Users of Samsung’s Galaxy S5 and S4 smartphones have been experiencing major performance issues with Android 5.0 Lollipop. One of Samsung’s regional branches has admitted the problems exist and claims the company is working on solutions.

Apps/Software May 10, 2015

Sprint Releases Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 5.0 Lollipop Software Update

Sprint has joined AT&T and Verizon in releasing an Android 5.0 Lollipop software update for the Samsung Galaxy S4. The update will be rolling out to users starting today.

Apps/Software May 8, 2015

Sprint Releases New Samsung Galaxy S5 Android 5.0. Lollipop Software Update

Sprint has just released the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the Samsung Galaxy S5. The update is said to include features that provide a fix for problems users have been experiencing.

May 6, 2015

More Users Report Continuing Android 5.0 Lollipop Problems On HTC One M7, M8: Freezing Apps, Battery Drain, Forced Reboots

People who own HTC One devices such as the M7 and M8 have been complaining of numerous issues since updating their smartphones to Android 5.0 Lollipop. Problems range from forced reboots to apps crashing.

May 6, 2015

More LG G3, G2 Android 5.0 Lollipop Problems Reported By Users: Battery Drain, Slow Charging, Wi-Fi Issues Continue

Owners of LG's G2 and G3 smartphones have reported a variety of problems since updating to Android 5.0 Lollipop. Slow charging, Wi-Fi connectivity and battery drain rank among the numerous issues.

Apps/Software May 4, 2015

How To Go Back To KitKat 4.4. From Android 5.0 Lollipop Problems: Downgrade Your Samsung Galaxy, HTC, Nexus Or LG Smartphone

Those who want to go back to KitKat may be in luck. Various Internet sources have published instructions for users to downgrade their smartphone’s OS from Android 5.0 Lollipop to 4.4 KitKat.

Apps/Software May 2, 2015

Verizon Releases Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 5.0 Lollipop Update, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular Next

The Android 5.0 Lollipop update has been officially released to owners of the Samsung Galaxy S4. Users on the Verizon network are now receiving the update, leaving Sprint, T-Mobile and U.S. Cellular to follow.

April 30, 2015

Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge, Note 3 Users Report More Android 5.0 Lollipop Problems: Battery Drain Issues, Overheating And More

Users of the Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Note Edge have reported a variety of issues as a result of updating their devices to Android 5.0 Lollipop.

Apps/Software April 30, 2015

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Release Rolling Out Now

Owners of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on T-Mobile will be pleased to know that the UNcarrier has just released the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the device.

Apps/Software April 28, 2015

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Released On US Cellular

U.S Cellular has announced that it is releasing the update for owners of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on its network. The update can be downloaded now using one of two options.

Apps/Software April 28, 2015

Sprint Releases Android 5.0 Lollipop Update For LG G2

Sprint is the last major carrier in the United States to push out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the LG G2.

Apps/Software April 28, 2015

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Receiving New Android 5.0 Lollipop Update

The rollout for the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the Samsung galaxy Alpha continues. The manufacturer has released it in its home base of Korea, with other territories to follow.

Apps/Software April 27, 2015

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