Samsung starts pushing out Lollipop update to Galaxy Note 3 (LTE) & Snapdragon Galaxy Note 4 in Germany

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Hot on the heels of the Exynos variants, Samsung has today started pushing out the much-anticipated Lollipop update to all Snapdragon-powered models of the Galaxy Note 3 (LTE) and Galaxy Note 4 located in Germany. In terms of added functionality, this upgrade brings the latest build of the Android operating system, together with a multitude of bug fixes and stability improvements.

Hit the break for the full changelog.


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Motorola kicks off Android 5.0.1 soak test for the Moto E

 

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If you’re the proud owner of a Moto E and you registered yourself as a member of the Motorola Feedback Network, you should have received an invitation for a new soak test by now. If you chose to accept the invite, you will be prompted to download and install the much-anticipated Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update. However, it’s important to bear in mind that this is a test version of the upgrade, and some issues may occur.


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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. 
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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.
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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.
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