Samsung starts rolling out the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update for the Note 4 in Russia

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Samsung has finally begun rolling out the much-anticipated Lollipop update to all unlocked variants of its flagship phablet, the Galaxy Note 4, located in Russia. As for as added functionality goes, this upgrade transports the latest build of the Android operating system to the handset, in addition to a truckload of bug fixes and stability improvements.

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Motorola Droid Turbo experiences battery issues after Lollipop update

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The Motorola Droid Turbo has recently received the latest Android 5.1 Lollipop software update and users have been complaining of various problems after installing it. Although the update brought a ton of new features to the device that was still running on Android 4.4 KitKat, users have experienced poor battery and turbo charging performance, as well as slow data speeds. Read more

Yotaphone isn’t leaving Android after all

yotaphone_2_white_front_backMany tech websites around the world (including ours) reported this morning that Russian manufacture Yota would be leaving Android to go with Sailfish OS on the next Yotaphone. Well it turns out this is false. An earlier Yahoo news story broke that said it would be leaving Android, but didn’t have any confirmation from Yota themselves. However Yota has now made a statement confirming the news is false.

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Telltale’s Minecraft: Story Mode gets detailed, due out on Android in 2015

minecraft story modeLast December it was announced that Telltale Games was working with Mojang on a new narrative Minecraft game. Telltale is known for their other plot-driven games that feature a sprawling narrative across five different episodes, including their own titles like The Wolf Among Us and other spin-off games that tell stories from popular franchises such as The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, and Borderlands. It looks like Minecraft: Story Mode won’t be deviating from that winning formula. Read more

Yotaphone devices to drop Android for Sailfish OS

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Yota, a Russian manufacturer that produces the dual screen Yotaphone, has announced that it will start using the Sailfish OS on its devices instead of Android. Sailfish is an alternative operating system produced by former Nokia engineers at Jolla and based on the old MeeGo OS. Sailfish was selected after Yota also considered Samsung’s Tizen OS as a replacement for Android on their devices. Read more