The OnePlus One to get Lollipop-based CyanogenMod 12s over the “next few days”


With a variety of devices getting Lollipop, it was only a matter of time before the “flagship killer,” the OnePlus One, would see its own CyanogenMod Lollipop update. While there are unofficial CM Lollipop builds out and about, and users using CyanogenMod 11s, other users have been waiting patiently for an official CyanogenMod 12s build to arrive for the device and they’ll only have to wait patiently for another few days.

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AT&T’s Samsung Galaxy S 5 receiving Android 5.0 Lollipop right now


Owners of the AT&T variant of the Galaxy S 5 have waited very long for this day. Finally, the carrier is pushing Android 5.0 to the Samsung flagship of 2014. The update, which features all sorts of Lollipop goodness, is sized at 1.4GB. Be sure to download the software update while connected to WiFi because it will certainly eat through locked data plans with ease.

Hit the break for the changelog.

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Sony starts rolling out Lollipop update for the Xperia Z2 and Z2 Tablet


Sony has just started pushing out the long-awaited Lollipop update to all unlocked variants of the Xperia Z2 and Z2 Tablet located in the United States. This upgrade brings the latest build of the Android operating system to the devices, in addition to a truckload of bug fixes and stability improvements.

Hit the break for the full changelog.

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Latest Android distribution numbers show continued modest increase for Lollipop, 5.1 makes an appearance too


It’s funny how everyone gets so excited for the monthly Android distribution numbers. It’s not like they ever show anything different. It’s the same thing every year……Every new version of Android takes forever to reach the majority of device, and we always see the biggest increases when new phones like the HTC One and Galaxy S6 get released.

Android just released the latest numbers, which show Lollipop’s continued very slow rise. Now sitting at 5.4%, that’s only a 1.1% increase from last month. Also part of that number is Android 5.1, which represents 0.4% of that 5.4%.

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