Android 5.0

Toggle Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and flashlight with Google Now voice commands

Google Now Bluetooth voice command

Google Android 5.0 first launched back on last fall but it appears to have managed to keep a few secrets until now. AndroidPolice has discovered that it is now possible to both turn on and off certain settings using Google Now voice commands but only on devices running Android 5.0 Lollipop. If you have Android’s latest on your device, you can now […]

Sony reconfirms Android 5.0 Lollipop plans for Xperia Z series

Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact

Sony Mobile announced plans to upgrade its “entire premium Z series” line of devices to Android 5.0 Lollipop back in October. Without providing specific timelines, the company indicated that the updates would begin rolling out in early 2015. Sony yesterday reconfirmed via Twitter that timelines have not changed. As already announced, the update will first hit the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z2 devices. […]

LG G3 Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade headed to South Korea

Android 5.0 upgrade for LG G3

LG G3 Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrades kicked off about two weeks ago in Poland with LG proclaiming it was “the first global smartphone manufacturer to offer the Lollipop upgrade in 2014.” The company promised that other key markets would follow “in the near future” and it is now starting to make good on that promise. Up next is LG’s own home country […]

Android One Lollipop updates coming by end of January 2015?

Google Android One smartphones

Google launched its new Android One platform in September with three smartphones: the Karbonn Sparkle V, Micromax Canvas A1 and Spice Dream Uno. All three launched with Android 4.4 KitKat. While Google has confirmed that they will be upgraded to Android 5.0 Lollipop, it has yet to provide any timelines for doing so. Now Spice has given us our first […]

Android 5.0 Lollipop update now landing on Canadian Nexus 5 and Nexus 4

Android 5.0 update for Nexus 5

Good news tonight for Canadian owners of the Google Nexus 5 and Nexus 4. According to reports coming our way as well as a welcome notification on our own Nexus 5, both devices have begun to receive their Android 5.0 Lollipop updates. It hopefully does not come as a big surprise given that Google confirmed last week that the rollout had […]

Android 5.0 Lollipop update begins landing on Moto G (2014)

Google Android 5.0 Lollipop

It looks like the LG G3 is not the only device receiving an Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade this week. Somewhat suprisingly, not only is this second device not a Google Nexus device but it’s not even a flagship device. Instead, the honour goes to the second generation Moto G which Motorola announced back in September. Ars Technica reports that the update, weighing […]

LG G3 Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade to begin rolling out this week

Android 5.0 upgrade for LG G3

LG today had good news for LG G3 owners. Billing itself as “the first global smartphone manufacturer to offer the Lollipop upgrade in 2014,” it announced today that it will begin to roll out its LG G3 Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade this week. Things are kicking off in Poland with other key markets to follow “in the near future.” LG […]