Sony starts global rollout of Android 5.0 Lollipop update for Xperia Z3 and Z2 series of devices

Sony starts global rollout of Android 5.0 Lollipop update for Xperia Z3 and Z2 series of devices

Sony today announced that it has started the worldwide rollout of the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact, and the Z3 Tablet Compact from today.

MediaTek unveils new Helio family of 64-bit mobile chipsets with 480fps slow-motion video recording

MediaTek unveils new Helio family of 64-bit mobile chipsets with 480fps slow-motion video recording

MediaTek today announced its new family of premium mobile chipsets: the Helio X and Helio P. However, the company has only revealed specifications of one chipset called the Helio X10.

Android 5.1 and the latest version of TouchWiz are not coming to the Galaxy Note 4 anytime soon

Android 5.1 and the latest version of TouchWiz are not coming to the Galaxy Note 4 anytime soon

Samsung is currently not working on bringing Android 5.1 to any of its devices or for that matter the latest version of TouchWiz to the Galaxy Note 4

LG commences global rollout of its new mid-range handsets

LG commences global rollout of its new mid-range handsets

LG today announced the global rollout of its new mid-range smartphones: the Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy. The handsets will be first making their way to retail stores in South America followed by Europe, Asia, Middle East Africa and North America.

HTC One E9+ comes with a Quad HD screen and an octa-core MediaTek processor [Update: Official]

HTC One E9+ comes with a Quad HD screen and an octa-core MediaTek processor [Update: Official]

Either intentionally or accidentally, HTC has just revealed its latest phablet for China: the One E9+, and is the first device from the Taiwanese OEM to come with a Quad HD display.

How to fix Android 5.0 Lollipop battery life problems

How to fix Android 5.0 Lollipop battery life problems

Android 5.0 Lollipop comes with some major under the hood enhancements that should theoretically improve battery life. However, things have been exactly the opposite for users who have updated their device to Lollipop.

CyanogenMod 12.1 nightlies to start rolling out after a week

CyanogenMod 12.1 nightlies to start rolling out after a week

In a blog post today, the CyanogenMod team revealed today that nightly builds of CM12.1, which will be based on Android 5.1, is expected to start rolling out after a week or so. The team is currently cleaning up their codebase after merging the latest AOSP release of Android 5.1 after which the nightlies will start rolling out. 

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge come with 56 pre-installed apps

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge come with 56 pre-installed apps

Despite Samsung claiming that it has toned down TouchWiz on the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, the handsets come with 56 apps pre-installed. For comparison, the Galaxy Note 4 only comes with 50 apps pre-installed. 

OnePlus One’s OxygenOS and Cyanogen OS 12 update delayed

OnePlus One’s OxygenOS and Cyanogen OS 12 update delayed

OnePlus will not be able to live up to its promise of releasing the Lollipop update for the One by the end of this month. 

TWRP v2.8.6.0 released with updated Android 5.1 base; Comes with a plethora of improvements

TWRP v2.8.6.0 released with updated Android 5.1 base; Comes with a plethora of improvements

TWRP a.k.a TeamWin Recovery Project — one of the most popular custom recoveries for Android devices — has received an update to v2.8.6.0. The new version of the recovery does not come with any major new feature or changes, but does feature a lot of minor improvements that will greatly improve the experience of using the recovery.