HTC One (M8) for Verizon expected to receive Lollipop approval in two weeks


A few weeks ago, Verizon shocked everyone when it became the first carrier in the United States to push Android 5.0 to the Galaxy S 5. Look back at Verizon’s history in updating its devices and you will find that the updates are either extremely slow or nonexistent. So it is great to see some changes at Big Red. Now, many people with the HTC One (M8) on Verizon are waiting to receive Lollipop. HTC Vice President of Product Management Mo Versi, essentially the company’s spokesperson for software updates, took to Twitter to provide some information.

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First-Gen Moto G handsets to receive Lollipop Update according to ‘Future Updates’ message from Motorola


If you own a first-generation Moto G, it appears that Motorola is sending messages to begin readying your device to receive the Android 5.0 Lollipop update in the ‘upcoming weeks’. If you’ve received this message, it’s important to click the ‘More Info’ tab at the bottom, as explained after the break.

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Lenovo plans to update 7 of its smartphones in Q2


Lenovo has just published a list of smartphones it hopes to upgrade to Lollipop in the next quarter of this year. The A5000, A6000, P70, S90, Vibe X2, Vibe Z2 and Vibe Z2 Pro are expected to receive the update somewhere between April 1 and June 30, whereas the S856, S860, S930 and P90 are set to get it shortly after.

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Lollipop heading to Sprint’s HTC One (M8) Harman Kardon Edition this weekend


Another device from HTC is being prepared to receive a software update that brings with it the latest version of Android. This weekend, the Harman Kardon Edition of the HTC One (M8) on Sprint will see Android 5.0 Lollipop arrive. Mo Versi, HTC’s Vice President of Product Management, shared the news on Twitter, saying that the over-the-air (OTA) update would start this weekend.

Let us know in the comments when you have received the update.

Source: @moversi

Samsung starts pushing out Lollipop update to Galaxy Note 3 (LTE) & Snapdragon Galaxy Note 4 in Germany


Hot on the heels of the Exynos variants, Samsung has today started pushing out the much-anticipated Lollipop update to all Snapdragon-powered models of the Galaxy Note 3 (LTE) and Galaxy Note 4 located in Germany. In terms of added functionality, this upgrade brings the latest build of the Android operating system, together with a multitude of bug fixes and stability improvements.

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Motorola is now pushing Android 5.0 Lollipop to Moto Maxx and Moto E


Motorola’s commitment to speedy updates continues to shine as they are now pushing Android 5.0 Lollipop to the Moto Maxx and Moto E.

The Moto Maxx in Brazil and Mexico has already started soak testing, while the Moto E in Brazil and India is getting the same treatment. The soak tests represent a small test groups, and assuming the results are positive, they will expand it to more handsets. Devices bought at the retail level will be the first to get the update.

Let us know if you receive the update.

source: Motorola

Motorola kicks off Android 5.0.1 soak test for the Moto E



If you’re the proud owner of a Moto E and you registered yourself as a member of the Motorola Feedback Network, you should have received an invitation for a new soak test by now. If you chose to accept the invite, you will be prompted to download and install the much-anticipated Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update. However, it’s important to bear in mind that this is a test version of the upgrade, and some issues may occur.

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