Samsung’s Galaxy S 4 starting to see Lollipop update in India

Samsung_Galaxy_S_4_Main_TAWhile we’re still waiting on Samsung to get its Lollipop update pushed out to all variants of the Galaxy S 5, last year’s flagship is beginning to see the 5.0 update rollout. Samsung’s Galaxy S 4 has started receiving the Lollipop upgrade, at least in India.

The update brings all of Google’s 5.0 improvements, including the Material Design aesthetic, but you’ll also get a handful of bug fixes, performance improvements, and better battery life.  Read more

Moto X 2013 Lollipop delay blamed on chipset

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Thanks to a response to a tweet asking for an update from Motorola Support, we now have some information on why the Motorola Moto X 2013 has not been updated to Android Lollipop yet. The lack of an update for the Moto X 2013 is becoming increasingly frustrating for owners of those devices as they have seen several Motorola devices that one might think would be further back in the line either getting the Lollipop treatment or about to get it. According to the Motorola Support tweet, the cause of the delay is in the chipset used in the device. Read more

Skype 5.2 for Android update making it even easier to connect

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Skype has announced an update to their messaging app for Android taking it up to version 5.2. The update includes several improvements and enhancements. Grabbing the headline as a new feature now available, users can send photos to their contacts whether the receiver is online or offline. When the recipient of one of your photos logs in to Skype, they will see any photos that have been shared with them inline in their chat history. Read more

Sprint HTC One (M8) Lollipop update starts rolling out today

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Yesterday we reported on a leak indicating the Android Lollipop update for the HTC One (M8) on Sprint was going to start rolling out on February 13th followed by the update for the LG G3 on February 16th. Turns out that leak was bit pessimistic as Sprint has released update 4.20.651.10 today which includes Android Lollipop along with removal of the Lumen Toolbar. Read more

AT&T pushing out Android 4.4.4 update for the Galaxy S5

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AT&T has just started pushing out the Android 4.4.4 update to all carrier-branded variants of Samsung’s flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, located in the United States. The upgrade transports the latest build of KitKat, in addition to support for VoLTE, as well as a multitude of new features, bug fixes and stability improvements.

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Samsung starts pushing out Lollipop update for Exynos-powered Galaxy S5 in Kazakhstan

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Hot on the heels of the Snapdragon variants, Samsung has today started pushing out the much-anticipated Lollipop update to all Exynos-powered models of the Galaxy S5 located in Kazakhstan. In terms of added functionality, this upgrade transports the latest build of the Android operating system, together with a multitude of bug fixes and stability improvements.

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