Android Lollipop

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 […]

Android 5.1 Lollipop begins rolling out to Android One devices

Google Android 5.1

References to Android 5.1 were spotted as far back as late December 2014. Rumours hinted that the latest iteration of Lollipop would launch as early as Q1 2015. Android 5.1 was later spotted running on a Google Nexus 6 with the build identified as LMX72H, suggesting that development was well underway. In a somewhat surprising development, Android 5.1 has now begun to ship on Android […]

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. […]

Android 5.0.2 OTA update begins landing on Google Nexus 7 (2012) tablet

Google Nexus 7

Good news today for Google Nexus 7 (2012) owners who have been eagerly anticipating Android Lollipop. Wheresa most recent Nexus devices were upgraded to Android 5.0.1, the Nexus 7 (2012) tablet either remained stuck on Android 5.0 or on Android 4.4.4 KitKat. With Android 5.0.2 now in AOSP (but only for this one device), the Android 5.0.2 OTA update rollout […]

Android 5.0.2 factory image lands in AOSP

Google Android 5.0 Lollipop

Hot on the heels of Android 5.0.1 Lollipop, Google has released Android 5.0.2 to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP). Sporting build number LRX22G, it is so far only available for the Google Nexus 7 (2012). No changelog is available and it’s unclear how Android 5.0.1 and Android 5.0.2 differ. Much as with the former, the latter is likely a […]

Google readying Android 5.1 Lollipop for Q1 2015 release?

Google Android 5.0 Lollipop

The newest major version of Android was announced back in mid-October as Android 5.0 Lollipop. Since then, Google has released a single maintenance release. Known as Android 5.0.1 (build LRX22C), it is just beginning to make its way across Nexus devices. Now comes word that Google is already hard at work on the next update. According to AndroidPit, Android 5.1 […]