Owning a carrier-branded Nexus device has never been easy, with updates coming late and features being potentially removed. For example, if you’re the owner of a Verizon-branded Nexus 6, you’re now getting the Android 5.1.1 update that other Nexus 6 owners have been enjoying for a while now.
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After months of delays, rumors and general frustration among consumers, the Motorola DROID Turbo is finally receiving its update to Android 5.1 Lollipop. After an already long wait for an update to Android 5.0 Lollipop, Motorola and Verizon announced in March that they would skip 5.0 and go directly to 5.1. ... Read More »
The Moto 360 update to the latest version of Android, 5.1.1, was recently delayed. Apparently there was some issue with it not running well, so it was (rightfully) pushed back. Maybe the older processor is finally taking its toll on the device. But no ... Read More »
If you’re a Nexus smartphone owner, you’re in for a treat. Google Camera has been updated with some Nexus-specific tweaks in tow, along with some other improvements for everyone.
For the Nexus 6 on Android 5.1, you get faster shooting without HDR. For the Nexus 5 and 6, HDR+ shooting is faster. And for the ... Read More »
Though Material Design has been around for a while now, Google is still polishing the edges on some of its apps, one of those being Hangouts. Fortunately for common users of the apps, a new update is coming soon that will rectify many of the complaints that users have ... Read More »
It seems that something is funky with the way Samsung implemented Lollipop on the Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S5, at least on AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon. None of those devices worked with Android Auto for whatever reason, seemingly doing nothing when plugged into an Android Auto deck.
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If you’re a Moto 360 owner and anything like me, you’ve been seeing every other Android Wear watch get the 5.1.1 update, and you might be feeling a little left out. Motorola is usually pretty fast with updates to their phones, so where the heck is my Moto 360 update?
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While all Android devices have some form of exposure control in the camera app, it’s always buried in menus. You can’t adjust it on the fly and capture a shot quickly. That’s something the iPhone has over most Android devices (I’m so sorry for writing that sentence). But with the Android 5.1 update, the Samsung ... Read More »
If you’re a fan of Nova Launcher and haven’t been testing the beta of the app, you’re going to love this. The developer of Nova Launcher has been working on an entirely new version of the app that’s completely redesigned with Material Design, and the betas have been fantastic. But today he has released the final ... Read More »
If you’re the owner of a second generation Moto E 4G LTE, you’re in luck, because the company is rolling out the Android 5.1 update! Note that this applies only to the 4G LTE models, and potentially only to the XT1527 model. But with any model, check for updates ... Read More »