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Android 5.0 Lollipop rolled out to Nexus users

Today, Google finally pulled the trigger and launched the much-anticipated Lollipop update for Nexus users. Android 5.0 is easily one of the biggest updates since the original software was launched way back in 2008, and represents the most obvious graphical user interface change. And it’s now available to users with select Nexus devices. So, if you’re rocking an unlocked Nexus phone on T-Mobile, you should be able to download the software now, or … [read full article]

Android 5.0 Lollipop coming to Xperia Z3 and Z1s beginning 2015

Following yesterday’s official unveiling of Android 5.0 Lollipop by Google, Sony has confirmed in a blog post today that it’s bringing the newest, sweetest version of Android to its Xperia Z lineup. The company confirms that it will be working hard to bring the update to its premium series as quickly as possible. “We’ll be making Sony Mobile’s Android “L” upgrade available for the entire premium Z series*: including Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia … [read full article]

Looks like Android L will be “Lollipop”, version number 5.0

Android’s dessert-themed version names look set to continue this year with Android L. For weeks, or months even, predictions have included Lemon Meringue Pie, Licorice and Lollipop. But if today’s leak is anything to go by, it’s almost certainly going to be the latter of those three. Sad really, because I’m a big fan of Licorice (or liquorice as we spell it this side of the pond). Especially if it’s salty. Sorry, got … [read full article]

Google’s Newest Android Distribution Chart Sees Android 4.0+ Overtake Gingerbread

We always know it’s the start of a brand new month with the release of Google’s newest Android distribution numbers. There’s some good news for the two-week period ending March 4th — devices running Android 4.0 or higher are now the majority of the Android platform. With Ice Cream Sandwich holding 28.6% and Jelly Bean with 16.5%, Android 4.0 overtakes Gingerbread’s 44.2% of the Android pie. Amazingly, Donut, Eclair and Froyo still … [read full article]

Google Employee Posts Android Evolution Comic, Adds Key Lime Pie?

If there’s one thing we know, we’re always eagerly awaiting news, any news that surrounds the next-generation Android. In fact, Google employee Manu Cornet’s image is stirring the nest around the interwebs as a “confirmation” of sorts that Key Lime Pie will be the next Android platform. Cornet, who is part of the Gmail team inside of Google says he drew the comic “just for fun,” and not to read into the image … [read full article]