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HTC One M8 and M7 update to Android 5.0 Lollipop

After a delay of almost three weeks, HTC is finally rolling out the Android Lollipop OTA update for its One M8 GPE and One M7 GPE smartphones. The update was originally planned to be rolled out from November 21stonwards, but HTC had to postpone the rollout due to some last-minute bugs being found in the… Read More »

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Android Distribution Numbers Show Jelly Bean Still Top of the Charts

Android distribution numbers have been released for a 7-day period ending on Dec. 1, again showing the slow, slow spread of Android 4.4 KitKat. Last month, Google’s figures revealed the last-generation version of Android just broke the 30-percent mark; this month distribution is up to nearly 34-percent. The progress is slow, but there’s a discernible… Read More »

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Android 5.0 Lollipop, The Good, The Bad And The Ugly: The Top 3 Features And Flaws Of Google’s Latest OS

Google Inc.’s Android 5.0 Lollipop is the first major update to the Android operating system since 2011, when Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich released, but like a lot of new operating systems, it has a host of bugs and issues all its own. Lollipop has been rolling out slowly since its launch in November and… Read More »

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Android 5.0 encryption slows storage performance by up to 80%

The Android 5.0 Lollipop-based Nexus 6 with encryption enabled is slowing storage performance by up to 80%. See how to speed up storage performance  Encryption and security was a big part of the push toward Android 5.0 Lollipop, with the first version of Android that enables Full Disk Encryption (FDE) by default on new devices.… Read More »

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Android Lollipop Makes SD Cards Great again-Bringing Full Access for Third-party Apps

It has emerged that Android 5.0 Lollipop, the latest version of Android operating system, will restore a number of SD card features. This is a welcome sign that Google is still committed to supporting memory cards that can be inserted into Android devices to expand storage space. The ability to quickly and easily boost your… Read More »

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