Samsung starts rolling out Lollipop OTA for the Galaxy S5 in Brazil

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Samsung has at last started pushing out the much-anticipated Lollipop update to all unlocked variants of its former flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, located in Brazil. As for added functionality, 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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Sprint starts pushing out Lollipop update for Spark-branded Galaxy S4’s

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Sprint has finally started pushing out the much-anticipated and long-awaited Lollipop update for all Sprint Spark-branded variants of the Galaxy S4 located in the United States. In terms of added functionality, 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 Connect updated with new features for the Moto 360

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Motorola is in the midst of rolling out an update for its official Connect application via the Play Store. In terms of added functionality, the upgrade brings a truckload of new features to the app, some of which are specifically aimed at Moto 360 users, giving them the means to: “upload their own watch face background, share watch face creations and customize watch faces directly on the watch.”

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Chrome 43 Beta released with new support for the musicians of the world

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Google’s Chrome team has released an update to the Beta channel, Chrome 43, with support for MIDI devices, a new Permissions API, and a host of other changes and improvements. The new Web MIDI API included in Chrome 43 means users can make use of connected MIDI devices when accessing an online resource. MIDI devices include things like synthesizers, keyboards, DJ decks and drum machines amongst others. With the update, once a user plugs one of these devices into their system, even an Android tablet or smartphone, the device will be able to communicate with web sites without any additional work by the user to load software or drivers.
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Android Lollipop now rolling out to Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on Verizon

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Verizon has been busy recently with rollouts of the Android Lollipop operating system to many devices in their portfolio. The latest device to join the list is the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. The update for the Galaxy Note 3 brings all of the expected Lollipop improvements like Material Design for apps and some under the hood optimizations to help with battery life. Verizon indicates they have incorporated Samsung’s tweaks to the Touchwiz interface as well.
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Samsung starts pushing out Lollipop update for Note 4’s situated in Thailand and the Philippines

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Samsung is currently pushing out the much-anticipated, eagerly-awaited Lollipop update to all unlocked models of the Note 4 located in Thailand and the Philippines. This upgrade transports the latest build of the Android operating system to the handset, together with a handful of bug fixes, stability improvements and speed optimizations.

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Verizon starts rolling out Lollipop update for the LG G3

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Verizon has finally started pushing out the much-anticipated and long-awaited Lollipop update for all its carrier-branded variants of the LG G3 located in the United States. In terms of added functionality, 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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