Tag: Android Lollipop

Android Marshmallow Now Runs On 7.5 Percent Of Devices, Lollipop Drops To 35.6 Percent

Android Marshmallow saw a 7.5 percent increase in adoption rate for May 2016, while the other versions dipped. The question is, did you get the update yet?

Apps/Software May 4, 2016

Android Bug Leads To Could Not Start Messenger Error Message: How To Bypass It

Users of Google Messenger and Facebook Messenger are complaining of a bug that causes the app to close. Accessing the app again is also cumbersome as users notice an error on the screen that says ‘Could not start messenger.’

Apps/Software April 19, 2016

Asus ZenFone Zoom Now Available In US: 13 MP Camera With 3x Optical Zoom, Quad-Core Chip, Android Lollipop And More

The Asus ZenFone Zoom smartphone is now available for purchase in the U.S. The unlocked variant of the Android-powered smartphone is priced at $399.99.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 2, 2016

Xiaomi Redmi 3 Price And Release Confirmed For One Market

Xiaomi confirmed that it is launching the new Redmi 3 on Jan. 12 to customers in China. The company’s latest flagship, which will retail at about $106, is expected to also launch in other markets soon.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 11, 2016

Xperia Overlay Brings Android Update To Old Sony Smartphones - Here's The Deal

Xperia Overlay has released neat new updates for older Sony devices, allowing them to get a treat of newer Android and Xperia software. Several devices already got a number of neat improvements and more will follow soon.

Apps/Software November 9, 2015

Pepsi (Yes, That Pepsi) To Launch P1 Smartphone On Oct. 20: Octa-Core MediaTek Processor, 2GB RAM And Android 5.1 Lollipop

A Chinese consumer website published reports of Pepsi's alleged mobile device. The Pepsi P1 was purported to have an octa-core Mediatek processor, 2GB of RAM, a 13MP main camera and Android Lollipop on board.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 13, 2015

Samsung's Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 And Note 10.1 (2014) On T-Mobile Finally Getting Update ... But Only To Android 5.0.2 Lollipop

T-Mobile is now pushing out the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 and Note 10.1 (2014). The software update brings several enhancements and a fix for Stagefright.

Apps/Software September 30, 2015

Xiaomi’s Windows 10 Tablet Mi Pad 2 Reportedly Set For Launch Alongside Mi 4c On Sept. 22

Xiaomi is getting ready to unveil the Mi Pad 2, its large-screen tablet that is largely rumored to run Windows 10, at an event scheduled for Sept. 22.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 21, 2015

Here’s A Good Look At The BlackBerry Venice In New Hands-On Video

The BlackBerry Venice is the subject of the newly leaked hands-on video that recently landed on YouTube. A Canadian phone retailer uploaded the video.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 21, 2015

Leaked Renders Of Amazon’s Upcoming Tablet Show It Looks Like A Nexus, Runs On Android Lollipop

Amazon's next flagship 10-inch Fire tablet has been revealed in leaked renders.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 19, 2015

Close-up BlackBerry Venice Photos Show Off Nearly Stock Android With Signature BlackBerry Tweaks

BlackBerry’s rumored Android smartphone, codenamed Venice, has once again surfaced in a significant leak that shows off the phone running on nearly stock Android Lollipop with a few BlackBerry-esque tweaks.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 18, 2015

Caught On Cam: Live Photo Of BlackBerry Venice Running Android’s Messenger App Leaks Online

A smartphone purported to be the BlackBerry Venice has apparently appeared online in a photo taken during the Toronto Film Festival.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 14, 2015

Evolution Of Android's Sweet Names: From G1, Cupcake To Marshmallow

Before Android became the world’s most popular mobile platform, it had to start from somewhere small, and that somewhere was quite far away from the mobile titan Android is today.

Apps/Software August 21, 2015

Android Lollipop Now Installed In 18.1 Percent Of Android Devices

Android Lollipop now accounts for 18.1 percent of installations on Android devices, based on the latest distribution charts. However, Android 4.4 KitKat remains the most used OS, claiming 39.3 percent of the share.

Apps/Software August 4, 2015

OnePlus 2 Review Roundup: Solid Android Smartphone And Fantastic Price Tag

The first reviews of the OnePlus 2 are in, and many users lucky enough to be given a review model agree that OnePlus is once again successful at making its second impressive smartphone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 1, 2015

Samsung Launches Galaxy Folder, An Android Lollipop Flip Phone With A 3.8-Inch Touchscreen

Flip phone enthusiasts now have a reason to celebrate as Samsung is set to launch the Galaxy Folder in August. Available in black and white, the new Android Lollipop flip phone may only be sold to customers in South Korea.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 30, 2015

T-Mobile HTC One M9 Android 5.1 Update And Firmware Update Brings Anti-Theft, Google Wallet, And More

HTC One M9 owners who subscribe to T-Mobile’s network can now finally join in on the Android 5.1 Lollipop party.

Apps/Software July 28, 2015

The LG Gentle Flip Phone Running On Android Lollipop Will Give You Instant Nostalgia

Flip phones are slowly invading the smartphone market. If you’re an LG fan, you may want to get your hands on the new LG Gentle, a flip phone that’s powered by the latest Android Lollipop.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 28, 2015

Sorry, Folks - Nexus 7 Is Reportedly Not Getting Android M

Own a Nexus 7? According to rumors, you may be one of the few Nexus owners not getting the Android M update, which is expected to roll out in the latter part of September.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 24, 2015

Sony Confirms Imminent Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Update For Xperia Z2 And Xperia Z3

Sony Japan just confirmed that Android 5.1.1 Lollipop's arrival on the Xperia Z2 and Z3 is imminent. They're also candidates for Android M.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 21, 2015

LG G2 Set To Receive Android 5.1.1 Lollipop While Newer Devices Might Skip To Android M

The LG G2 may be a two-year-old device, but that’s not stopping LG from rolling out some Lollipop love for its 2013 flagship.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 4, 2015

Will Samsung Collaborate With BlackBerry For An Android Smartphone?

BlackBerry has been losing out to rivals in recent years. Would an Android handset be the answer? A collaboration with Samsung could reportedly see a Lollipop smartphone with BlackBerry services.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 15, 2015

Samsung Galaxy A7 Now Available In The US Via Amazon

The Samsung Galaxy A7 is now available in the U.S. The device, which launched earlier this year, can be purchased through Amazon for as low as $444.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 11, 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

Android M vs. Android Lollipop: What Are The Sweet New Features And Changes?

A comparison between Android M and Android Lollipop highlights the upcoming OS's sweet new features and changes.

Apps/Software May 30, 2015

Android M At Google I/O 2015: What We Know So Far

Google is expected to reveal Android M at its upcoming Google I/O developers conference, but some information about the next Android iteration may have slipped out ahead of time.

Apps/Software May 28, 2015

Google I/O 2015: Android M Is Coming And Here's What We Want To See

Google is expected to unveil Android M at Google I/O 2015. It will bring a number of new features we want to see. Here are some of them.

Apps/Software May 25, 2015

Verizon Sends Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 The Sweet Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Update

Big Red follows in the footsteps of AT&T and T-Mobile in bringing Lollipop to Samsung’s mid-range tablet.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 21, 2015

Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2 LTE Finally Licks Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Update But U.S. Users Might Have To Wait

Samsung is on a roll bringing Android Lollipop to its non-flagship tablets. Here's the latest Samsung slate to get the newest Android version.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 19, 2015

LG G4 Starts Shipping This Week... But Not Yet In The U.S.

Can’t wait to get your hands on the new LG G4? Not anytime soon, if you live in the U.S.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 18, 2015

RCA's 11 Maven Pro 2-in-1 Review: Best Cheap Tablet For 2015

Here's our review of the all new RCA 11 Maven Pro 2-in-1 Android tablet which boasts an 11.6" IPS screen and detachable keyboard.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 16, 2015

Samsung Starts Seeding Android 5.0 Lollipop Update For Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (LTE And Wi-Fi)

The tablet is the first mid-range device to receive Android Lollipop.

Apps/Software May 12, 2015

Nexus 9 OTA Update To Android 5.1.1? Nope. Just To Android 5.0.2

Google Nexus 9 has been rolled out with the OTA update of Android 5.0.2 to the frustration of many owners. An update is still an update, and it can only mean that the Android 5.1.1 update is nearer than ever.

Apps/Software May 6, 2015

Googler Hints Android 5.1.1 Update For Nexus 9 Coming Soon

Are you frustrated that your Nexus 9 is still on Android 5.0.1? One Googler says Android 5.1.1 OTA is just around the corner.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 4, 2015

Nexus Player Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Factory Image Now Available: Where To Download

Google releases Android 5.1.1 Lollipop for the Nexus Player, but its flagship tablet is still stuck in Android 5.0.1.

Apps/Software April 22, 2015

OnePlus One Cyanogen OS 12 Update Paused To Add OK OnePlus

OnePlus has abruptly halted the Cyanogen OS 12 update for its One smartphone to add a new feature. The OK OnePlus is similar to Google's voice search and will be operational even when a user's phone is in sleep mode.

Apps/Software April 21, 2015

Official: Sony Unveils Xperia Z4 With Snapdragon 810 Chip, 5.2-Inch Screen, 20.7MP Camera

Check out the latest smartphone to join the running for best Android flagship.

Geek April 20, 2015

Android 5.1 Lollipop For Nexus 4: Here's How To Install

Google has started rolling out the OTA update for Android 5.1 Lollipop for the Nexus 4, but if you can’t wait for the update to arrive on your device, here’s how to install it manually.

Apps/Software April 16, 2015

Galaxy S6 Edge Reportedly Getting Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Update

Not even on the market for a week Samsung is making sure Galaxy S6 Edge owners get the latest OS update. But will that make up for the scrached display reports some consumers are reporting?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 10, 2015

Here's How To Hack Your iPhone 6 To Run Android Lollipop

You might be an iPhone user, but have you ever been curious about Android's OS? Here's how you can give Android a test run by hacking your iPhone 6 to run Android Lollipop.

Geek April 10, 2015

Moto G Android 5.1 Lollipop Update Is Out And What To Expect For 2013 Moto X, Moto E And Moto G LTE

If you've been wondering when the Android 5.1 Lollipop update for your Motorola device would become available, then you'd be relieved to hear the lowdown from the Lenovo-owned smartphone company.

Apps/Software April 8, 2015

LG G2 Owners Complain Of Android 5.0 Lollipop Bugs And Performance Issues

It looks like owners of the Nexus 5 are not the only people having problems with the latest version of Google's mobile platform.

Apps/Software April 7, 2015

Nexus 10 Android 5.1 Lollipop Update Now Available OTA

If you have Google's Nexus 10 tablet, the first major update to Android Lollipop will be rolling out to your device anytime soon.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 23, 2015

OnePlus One Android Lollipop Updates Rolling Out End Of March Or There Will Be Smartphone Giveaway

The Chinese smartphone maker wants its customers to know it’s serious about meeting its self-imposed deadline.

Apps/Software March 19, 2015

Users Report Android 5.1 Problems On Nexus 5: Random Restarts, Connectivity Issues, Hotspot Issues, Memory Leak

If you're a Nexus 5 owner, you might want to hold off updating to Android Lollipop 5.1 until Google issues fixes to a host of new problems.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 18, 2015

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