Nexus 9 should see the Android 5.1 update soon

Nexus_9_LTEThe Nexus 9 is Google’s only tablet that hasn’t been updated to Android 5.1, which is extremely weird considering how old (and discontinued!) some of the other Nexus tablets are. Nexus devices are typically updated around the same time, so it’s strange to see the latest flagship tab from Google lagging behind.

Fortunately, Google is working on getting 5.1 ready for the Nexus 9, and an update should be available “soon.” Just soon, no specific date. It’s not going to make you feel that much better if you’re holding out for the update on your precious tablet, but it’s better than being left completely in the dark. Read more

T-Mobile’s Galaxy S6 Edge receiving Android 5.1.1 OTA update

Samsung_Galaxy_S6_Edge_Front_Top_Samsung_Logo_TASamsung usually isn’t the quickest when it comes to Android update, but it looks like they’ve worked some magic with T-Mobile, as the Galaxy S6 Edge is now receiving the Android 5.1.1 update over the air. Only the Edge variant on T-Mobile specifically is seeing the update, but that might just mean that the normal S6 (and other carrier models) will join the party soon. Read more

Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 Android 5.1.1 factory images are live

121029043755-google-nexus-monsterGoogle has released factory images for the latest version of Android for both (WiFi only) versions of the Nexus 7 and the Nexus 10. The image brings the tablets up to Android 5.1.1, bringing a few bug fixes and performance enhancements, but no new features, unfortunately. The OTA updates for these tablets should start hitting devices relatively soon. Read more

Samsung starts rolling out Lollipop OTA for the Galaxy Note Pro 12.2

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Samsung is now pushing out the much-anticipated Android 5.0.2 update to all models of the Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 located in the United States. In terms of added functionality, this upgrade transports the latest build of Lollipop to the handset, in addition to a multitude of bug fixes and stability improvements.

Hit the break for the full changelog.

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Lucky T-Mobile Galaxy S6 Edge user gets updated to Android 5.1.1

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We just heard that Samsung is bringing Guest Mode to the Android 5.1 update, and now it’s rolling already? One user over at XDA is reporting that his T-Mobile Galaxy S6 Edge received the Android 5.1.1 update.

I don’t think this means that it’s officially rolling out, but it does mean that it’s being tested which is a good thing. It’s more than likely that it’s pure luck that his device received it. There could be others, but who knows if they even read tech blogs.

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