Android 5.0

Updated Android Distribution Numbers show Lollipop running on nearly 10% devices

Updated Android Distribution Numbers show Lollipop running on nearly 10% devices

Google today updated its monthly Android Distribution numbers for May. The data shows that the latest version of Android — Lollipop — is now running on 9.7 percent of Android devices out there.

HTC confirms One mini 2 will not be updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop

HTC confirms One mini 2 will not be updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop

HTC has revealed on Twitter that the One mini 2 — the smaller sibling of the One M8 released last year — will not be updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop. 

CyanogenOS 12 for the OnePlus One certified; Rolling out in the ‘next few days’

CyanogenOS 12 for the OnePlus One certified; Rolling out in the ‘next few days’

OnePlus co-founder and CEO Carl Pei today announced on Twitter that the Cyanogen OS 12S update for the OnePlus One has received certification from Google today, and it will start rolling out in the next few days.

Android Distribution Numbers for April: KitKat on 41.4%, Lollipop on 5.4% Android devices

Android Distribution Numbers for April: KitKat on 41.4%, Lollipop on 5.4% Android devices

Google’s monthly Android version breakdown for the period ending April 7 is now available, and things are looking good for the company’s latest and sweetest flavour of Android. 

OxygenOS for OnePlus One released

OxygenOS for OnePlus One released

After numerous delays, OnePlus has finally released the first build of OxygenOS for the OnePlus One.

The 5 best custom ROMs for Samsung Galaxy Note 4

The 5 best custom ROMs for Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Last year, Samsung made a great comeback with the Galaxy Note after launching a series of unimpressive handsets, including the Galaxy S5. Despite being made primarily from plastic, the Galaxy Note 4 comes with a metallic mid-frame that greatly improved its in-hand feeling and build quality.

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.

How to fix Android 5.0 – 5.1 Lollipop battery life problems

How to fix Android 5.0 – 5.1 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.

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. 

Pioneer launches second generation NEX in-car head units with Android Auto support

Pioneer launches second generation NEX in-car head units with Android Auto support

At last year’s Google I/O conference, the company officially unveiled Android Auto, the in-car system meant to compete with Apple’s CarPlay system (at least a little bit).