Motorola begins Android 5.0 soak test for Moto G (2013) in India

Android_Lollipop_Statue_Screenshot_From_Unwrapping_Video_01

If you live in India, own an unlocked variant of the Moto G (2013) and are a registered member of the Motorola Feedback Network, you should have received an invite for a new soak test by now. If you chose to accept the invitation, you will be prompted to download and install the much-anticipated Android 5.0 Lollipop update. However, it’s important to bear in mind that this is only a test version of the upgrade and some issues may occur.


Read more

Lollipop ROM for Sprint’s Galaxy S 5 leaks

Samsung_Galaxy_S_5_Main_TAWe’ve seen a few leaks and details regarding Samsung’s Lollipop update for the Galaxy S 5, but today we get our first taste of some actual leaked software. A ROM for the Sprint variant of the S5 has surfaced, and it’s mostly functional, including being able to place calls and send text messages. Plus, it has all of the extra features of Android 5.0 that we’re all waiting for.

Installing the ROM will completely wipe the phone, and it’s still a test build, so things aren’t guaranteed to be 100% functional. If you’re willing to flash it despite those things, hit the link below to get started.

source: XDA

via: GSM Arena

Pinterest gets a facelift and more with version 4.0 update

pinterest_banner

Pinterest is currently rolling out a pretty sizeable update for its official Android application. In terms of added functionality, this upgrade brings a multitude of bug fixes, stability improvements, speed optimizations, together with a makeover that falls in line with the search engine giant’s Material Design guidelines.

Hit the break for the full changelog. 


Read more

T-Mobile now pushing out Chinese compatibility update for Note 4 & S5

Samsung_Galaxy_S_5_Sport_Back_Samsung_Logo_TA

T-Mobile is pushing out an update to all its carrier-branded variants of the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy S5 located in the US. Weighing in at a hefty 128MB, this upgrade doesn’t bring much in terms of added functionality, but it does include Chinese language support, as well as a handful of bug fixes, stability improvements and speed optimizations.

Hit the break to view the full changelog for the “mandatory” update.


Read more

Note 4′s in Germany and Greece now receiving stability update

Samsung_Galaxy_Note_4_Back_Galaxy_Note_4_Logo_TA

Samsung is pushing out an update to all unlocked and carrier-branded variants of its current flagship smartphone, the Note 4, located in Germany and Greece. Weighing in at 137MB, this upgrade doesn’t bring much to the table in terms of added functionality, but it does include a handful of performance and stability improvements.


Read more

Pebble rolls out big updates for devices, Android app

pebble_firmware_update

Pebble announced this week that they are rolling out some major updates for their devices and the Android app for Pebble. On the device side of the house, Pebble is rolling out a firmware update that supports several new languages so that users can read their notifications and alerts in their native language. According to Pebble, 98% of their users can get their updates in their native language. 
Read more