Verizon Preps Droid Turbo For Advanced Calling With Update, No Lollipop

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Verizon is currently pushing out an OTA update to the Motorola Droid Turbo phones. This update is a preparatory package for Advanced Calling 1.0, also known as VoLTE, along with some undisclosed bug fixes.

Before Droid Turbo can make use of Advanced Calling, Verizon must get this package out and make some adjustments on its side before the feature is turned on.

The majority of the bug fixes were not detailed, but there was mention of a fix for email attachments not being centered correctly. This has been remedied.

No word yet on when the Droid Turbo will see its Android 5.0 update.

Source: Verizon

Corning announces that the Galaxy Alpha sports the new Gorilla Glass 4

Samsung_Galaxy_Alpha_blackWhile it’s been a few weeks since Corning announced the new Gorilla Glass 4, what it didn’t announce was that there were phones already sporting the new glass. While we don’t know why Corning waited until now to announce it, the company announced in a press release that the Samsung Galaxy ALPHA sports the new Gorilla Glass. While there are suggestions that the Galaxy Note 4 also sports it, Corning did not mention it in its press release. That said, Corning states that the new Gorilla Glass is a part of what makes the Galaxy ALPHA as thing as it is.


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Android 5.0.1 OTA update for Nexus 6 now available to download, here’s how to install it

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Earlier today, Google started pushing the Android 5.0.1 update to the Nexus 4 and Nexus 6. Of course, it’s likely to take a few weeks for all devices to receive the over-the-air (OTA) update.

We have good news for those that just can’t wait a minute more. You can download the OTA Zip file and manually update your Nexus 6 without losing any of your data.

Just follow our step-by-step guide. If you already know what you’re doing, we have the download link below.

Nexus 6 (shamu) From LRX21O to LRX22C (5.0.1)

Moto G GPe getting Android 5.0.1, OTA update now available to download and manually install

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Those of you with a Google Play Edition Moto G will be happy to know that Android 5.0.1 is rolling now. You know the drill by now. It will probably take a few weeks until all the devices are updated. We know you can’t wait any longer, and trust me checking for updates won’t make it go any faster.

You can wait around or you can take matters into your own hands and download the OTA Zip file now and install it yourself. It’s really not that hard. You can simply follow our guide for ADB sideloading, and you will be enjoying Lollipop in no time. Download the file below first before checking out our guide.

Moto G GPe (falcon-gpe) From KTU84P to LRX21Z (5.0.1)

Android 5.0.1 OTA update for Nexus 4 now available to download, here’s how to install it

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Earlier today, Google started pushing the Android 5.0.1 update to the Nexus 4 and Nexus 6. Of course, it’s likely to take a few weeks for all devices to receive the over-the-air (OTA) update.

We have good news for those that just can’t wait a minute more. You can download the OTA Zip file and manually update your Nexus 4 without losing any of your data.

Just follow our step-by-step guide. If you already know what you’re doing, we have the download link below.

Nexus 4 (occam) From LRX21T to LRX22C (5.0.1)

Sprint and Verizon now rolling out Gear VR compatibility update for the Galaxy Note 4

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American customers of the Galaxy Note 4 were quite excited when Samsung and AT&T officially launched the Gear VR a couple of days ago. However, their excitement was very short lived as it was revealed that carrier branded units of the Galaxy Note 4 weren’t compatible with the Gear VR. Samsung’s support page mentioned that the Galaxy Note 4 needed a software update to bring support for the company’s head mounted wearable. Well that changes today with Sprint and Verizon officially sending out the update for the Galaxy Note 4, thus bringing official support for the Gear VR.
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New Galaxy S6 benchmark shows a 16-megapixel camera and QHD display

galaxy s 6 benchmarkThe Galaxy S6′s specs have already been leaked thanks to a previous AnTuTu benchmark, but like with all rumors, things change as we closer to an actual announcement date. The latest benchmark confirms some of the hardware that we saw in the previous score, but a few things are a little different.

Most of the major hardware, like the QHD screen, octa-core CPU that will likely end up being Samsung’s Exynos 7420, and Android 5.0 are the same as last time around. However, the megapixel count on the camera has dipped from 20 megapixels down to 16 megapixels. It’s not a huge difference, and Samsung will obviously be toying around with different hardware combinations until they find one that works, but it’s interested either way.
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