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.
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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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HTC starts rolling out Lollipop update for One (M8) in India

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Despite recently announcing it wouldn’t meet its 90-day self-imposed deadline, HTC has just started pushing out the much-anticipated and very eagerly-awaited Lollipop update to all developer and unlocked variants of its flagship smartphone, the One (M8), located in India. In terms of added functionality, this upgrade carries the latest build of the Android operating system, together with a multitude of bug fixes and stability improvements.

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Google Now to start showing updates and notifications from 40 apps

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Google Now is quite limited as far as notifications are concerned. While it can manage sports scores, weather, stocks, flight timings etc, it had no third party app support. That changes today with Google officially bringing support for 40 new applications such as Pandora, Trip Advisor, Zillow, eBay, Shazam, Ford, Instacart, Airbnb and a whole lot more.


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HTC One (M8)’s in Canada now receiving Lollipop upgrade

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HTC has now started rolling out the much-anticipated and eagerly-awaited Lollipop update to all Bell, SaskTel and WIND Mobile carrier-branded variants of its flagship smartphone, the One (M8), located in Canada. 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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Swiftkey adds Chinese, Khmer and Lao languages to their keyboard app

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If you think deciding between typing letters and swiping between letters is big deal on English keyboards used on smartphones, imagine if you had to add in options to use a third or fourth method to produce the typed script you intended. That is what some Asian smartphone users face if they want to use Chinese Pinyin, Zhuyin or Cangjie to produce Chinese script. In response to that, Swiftkey has recently completed beta testing their app for the Chinese language and has released an update to support Chinese.
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