Android 5.0 Lollipop Has App Switcher Problem
Nov19

Android 5.0 Lollipop Has App Switcher Problem

Google’s new Android 5.0 Lollipop has been finding its way to devices over the last two weeks, but as is the case with new software there are some bugs (just ask Apple how that is). A couple of little quirks in the Lollipop experience have been found alongside the features we do want such as the good looking Material Design, increased security, and multiple new features. Some users of Android 5.0 Lollipop are reporting that there is a...

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Android 5.0 Lollipop Lands On Old Nexus Devices
Nov18

Android 5.0 Lollipop Lands On Old Nexus Devices

Hardly a surprise, but Google today rolled out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the remainder of its Nexus products today. The brand new Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 got the brand new mobile platform a couple of weeks back, but now it is the turn of the older Nexus 4, 5, 7, and 10 smartphones and tablets. Twitter users are saying that the software is now coming to their devices via an over the air (OTA) patch. Of course, some may still not...

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Is the iPhone 6 eating into Android market share?
Nov13

Is the iPhone 6 eating into Android market share?

For those who have a soft spot for Android that borders on fanatical there is an easy target to slap on Apple, the fact that Google's platform hands down beats iOS in terms of market share. The other side of the fence, the iPhone crazies were hoping that the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus would address the balance somewhat. However, despite mammoth sales one survey seems to suggest that the two new iOS smartphone have not enjoyed...

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Nov11

Motorola fell under Lenovo’s command last week and plenty have been wondering whether the company will be maintaining its close links to Android and updating to new versions quickly. There have been some clues of course that Motorola will continue to be close to Google and its mobile OS, such as building Mountain View’s Nexus 6 smartphone. Motorola has also issued a soak test of Android 5.0 Lollipop for the Moto X 2014 just weeks...

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NVIDIA to update Shield Tablet to Android 5.0 this month
Nov05

NVIDIA to update Shield Tablet to Android 5.0 this month

NVIDIA has said that the recently launched Shield Tablet will get Android 5.0 Lollipop, and it will be one of the first non-Google products to get the patch. The chip manufacturer first said when the Shield Tablet launched that the device would be getting Android L as it was then. It is still surprising to see that the company will get the update ready so quickly as NVIDIA says that the Shield will be getting Android 5.0 this month,...

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Android 5.0 due on One M8 soon
Nov04

Android 5.0 due on One M8 soon

HTC has repeated its promise to update the HTC One M7 and One M8 to Android 5.0 Lollipop during the next 90 days. The company first made the commitment when Google launched the new version of its mobile platform (Android L it was called after the I/O event); HTC that it would be patch both this year's and 2013's flagship within three months of Lollipop's release. Google rolled Android 5.0 fully two weeks ago alongside the HTC made...

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