HTC One M9 Developer Edition now receiving the Android 5.1 update


HTC is in the process or rolling out the much-anticipated over-the-air (OTA) update to all Developer Edition models of its flagship smartphone, the One M9, located in the United States. This upgrade brings the latest build of Android 5.1 Lollipop to the device, together with a multitude of additional bug fixes and speed optimizations, along with a comprehensive redesigned temperature management system.

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Sony starts pushing out update for the Xperia Z3+ in India to fix overheating issues


Sony has just started rolling out a new update for the Xperia Z3+ in India. This bumps the build number up to 28.0.A.7.24 and comes just a month after the company acknowledged that the integrated Snapdragon 810 chipset was the reason for the devices unexpected overheating problem. Chip manufacturer Qualcomm still hasn’t taken responsibility for the issue, but that hasn’t stopped Sony from rolling out an upgrade to remedy the situation.

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Android 5.1.1 rolling out to the Samsung Galaxy S6 Duos


Owners of the Samsung Galaxy S6 Duos are reporting that an update for their device taking it up to Android 5.1.1 has started to hit their devices as an over-the-air update. The Galaxy S6 Duos is a dual-sim version of the Galaxy S6 and is only available in a limited number of markets around the globe. Despite the limited numbers, owners will be pleased to see that Samsung did not leave them behind.

Like the Android 5.1.1 update on their other devices, Samsung includes a variety of UI enhancements, improvements to security and performance, and support for advanced camera features, although those require a third-party camera app to take advantage of them. The update also includes a parallax wallpaper effect.

Users can wait for the OTA notification to show up on their device or try to update using Samsung Kies.

source: SamMobile

Verizon’s finally pushing out the Lollipop OTA for the Galaxy Note Edge


Verizon is now rolling out the long-awaited Lollipop update to all carrier-branded variants of the Galaxy Note Edge located in the United States. In terms of 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.

Hit the break for the full changelog.

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AT&T and US Cellular start rolling out the Android 5.1 update for the Moto X (2014)


Both AT&T and US Cellular have finally started rolling out the much-anticipated Lollipop update to all their carrier-branded variants of the Moto X (2014) located in the United States. In terms of added functionality, this upgrade brings the latest version of the Android operating system (5.1) to the handset, together with a bunch of bug fixes, stability improvements and speed optimizations.

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Major Pushbullet update brings better interface and organization tools

pushbullet_app_iconPushbullet is one of those few must-have apps for your smartphone. It offers a ton of (free!) functionality that’s especially useful if you use multiple devices. Today, the app has received a pretty major update that has redone the interface and added some new tips and tricks to Pushbullet’s toolbox.

The biggest, most noticeable change in the app is its redesigned interface and better organization. Messages are split into three different categories, including things you’ve received from friends, from yourself, and from sources you follow. This helps cut down on how cluttered things could seem, especially if you regularly get tons of information. Now messages you get from friends won’t appear with things you push yourself, which should take some stress out of finding that particular article from three hours ago you were looking for. Read more