T-Mobile will start rolling out the Lollipop update for the LG G3 shortly


If you cast your mind back to April, you may remember that T-Mobile briefly started rolling out the long-awaited Lollipop update to all its carrier-branded variants of the LG G3 located in the United States. Sadly, the operator was forced to pull the upgrade for reasons unknown.

Earlier today, Desmond Smith, Senior Product Manager at T-Mobile, announced on his personal Twitter account that the Lollipop update (software version D8512oe) has received re-approval and should start rolling out again in the not-too-distant future.

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Snapchat update brings camera switch feature, a new battery filter, and SMS authentication

Snapchat-logo-e1406582518655Ready for some new features to spice up your Snapchat selfies this week? The app’s been updated with a few new tricks and a very useful new authentication method.

The biggest change is the ability to switch between cameras while you’re shooting a video; double tapping the screen will alternate between your front and rear cameras, making it much easier to record something and still somehow work your face into the video. It’s really what we all needed. Read more

Verizon starts pushing out an OTA to fix a major bug on the Galaxy S6 Edge


Verizon has begun rolling out a firmware update for all its carrier-branded models of the Galaxy S6 Edge located in the United States. The upgrade doesn’t bring much in terms of added functionality. Well, in fact, it doesn’t bring anything at all. It merely transports a fix for the extremely irritating auto-rotation bug that many early adopters have been experiencing for a while now.

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Sony announces Android 5.1 update for Xperia Z series to begin rolling out from July


Sony may be laying off almost half of its Swedish workforce, but that doesn’t appear to be impacting the Japanese company’s plans to provide timely firmware updates to its Xperia Z series of smartphones. The Xperia Z1 handset began receiving its share of the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop goodness a few days ago, and now Sony has announced that it plans to begin rolling out Android 5.1 from July onwards. Read more

Samsung is rumoured to be updating the Galaxy Note 4 to Android 5.1.1 by end of July


While some Galaxy Note 4 owners are yet to see Android 5.0.1 on their devices, having to make do with KitKat 4.4, others have been using Lollipop on their devices for a while already. And now it seems that the Samsung is allegedly busy sorting the ingredients out for the next batch of firmware updates for the handset.

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