Samsung starts pushing out Lollipop OTA for the Galaxy S5 in Austra, Czech Republic & Italy

gold_galaxy_s5

If you own a Galaxy S5 and live in Austria, the Czech Republic or Italy, you may want to pin your ears back as Samsung has just started pushing out the long-awaited Android 5.0. update to the handset. In terms of added functionality, this upgrade transports the latest build of Lollipop to the handset, in addition to a truckload of bug fixes and stability improvements.

Read more

Samsung working on camera improvements for Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge

Samsung_Galaxy_S6_Edge_Front_Top_Samsung_Logo_TA

Yesterday TalkAndroid posted some camera shootout results comparing the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the LG G4. While both cameras are able to produce excellent images that are nearly indistinguishable, one of the takeaways was that the LG G4 had more features and flexibility available to users willing to dig into the camera settings. This is because LG decided to enable more features that Google makes available in Lollipop like support for Raw images and specific camera settings like ISO or shutter speed. Sources say Samsung may be working to narrow the gap by adding new features to their camera app as part of an update to Lollipop 5.1.1. Read more

Samsung starts rolling out Lollipop OTA for the Galaxy Note Pro 12.2

samsung_logo_with_people

Samsung is now pushing out the much-anticipated Android 5.0.2 update to all models of the Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 located in the United States. In terms of added functionality, this upgrade transports the latest build of Lollipop to the handset, in addition to a multitude of bug fixes and stability improvements.

Hit the break for the full changelog.

Read more

Plex Music update hopes to be your “go to” music player

plex_11_screenshot

Plex has released an update to their Plex Music platform that they say has been in development for the past six months as part of an effort to become the “go to” music player users will choose. The effort was apparently driven by a desire to get away from iTunes for music listening purposes while acknowledging that Plex Music was not up to the task as a replacement option. That is, until now. Read more