Best sub-$150 Android tablets available today (May 2015 edition)

Although we haven’t gone through an entire “upgrade cycle” since July 2014, when we first rounded up your top ultra-affordable Android tablet options, the seven-name list from ten months ago feels dated enough. It’s time we revisited and revised it therefore, expanding the “magnificent seven” to a “grandiose ten”, as the market greatly diversified and

Verizon’s HTC One M7 to get Lollipop on Thursday

HTC’s smartphones might not be making any waves in the market these days compared to the company’s previous glory, but the Taiwanese manufacturer has still been pretty quick at updating its devices (at least the flagship ones) to newer versions of Android. HTC had announced earlier this year that some carriers weren’t going to meet its

HTC One mini

No Android 5.0 for the One Mini, HTC confirms

HTC has been sending out the Android 5.0 update for the One M8, M7 and a couple of other devices. However, the smartphone which was launched right after the One M7 in 2013, the One mini will reportedly be exempt from this list. It is said that the smartphone will not receive Lollipop treatment over

Android 5.0

Android 5.0 marketshare almost touching 10%

New figures reveal that Android 5.0 is all set to breach the 10% mark over the coming months. These figures reveal that Android 5.0 Lollipop is at 9% as of now while Android 5.1 is only on 0.7% of the Android phones and tablets around us. This goes to show that Android 5.0 has continued to grow

Galaxy Note Edge

T-Mobile Galaxy Note Edge getting the Android 5.0 update

The T-Mobile iteration of the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge has started receiving the Android 5.0.2 update as of today. This means that T-Mobile has finally finished the rollout of the update for both the 2014 Note flagships with the Galaxy Note 4 already getting the update, much after Samsung made the update available for its unlocked

ASUS ZenFone

First gen ASUS ZenFone devices to get Android 5.0 next month

The ASUS ZenFone smartphones from last year were expected to get the Android 5.0 by now. However the company seems to have stumbled across some unexpected issues with the update as it has now pushed the date to May. The company’s newly launched ZenFone 2 models are running Android 5.0 Lollipop by default, but are

Sprint Releases Android 5.0 Lollipop For The LG G2

After the other major carriers in the US have released Android 5.0 Lollipop for the LG G2, Sprint is finally releasing the update for their variant of the device. This is Android 5.0 Lollipop, not the recently release Android 5.1, so keep that in mind. But since this is Lollipop, you’ll get all the usual

T-Mobile rolling out Android 5.0 for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on T-Mobile has started receiving the Android 5.0 update. This has come slightly late in the day considering that Samsung originally began the rollout of the update a couple of months ago. But as we’ve learnt over the past few years, carriers take their sweet time to send out the

Sony Xperia C3 - Android 5.0

Sony Xperia T2 Ultra and Xperia C3 getting Android 5.0

Sony has started sending out the Android 5.0 update for the Sony Xperia T2 Ultra phablet as well as the Xperia C3 smartphones. These two handsets are the only devices apart from Sony’s Xperia Z flagships that were expected to get the coveted update. Sony is one of the few OEMs out there that is rolling

LG G4 preview (updated) and quick Samsung Galaxy S6 comparison

This was supposed to be yet another rumor roundup. A closer to reality version of our rash LG G4 preview from back February, but still highly reliant on speculation, guesswork and unconfirmed gossip. Only the manufacturers of last year’s critically acclaimed G3 essentially put “professional” leaksters out of business. With one noteworthy exception, “inside” sources

The AT&T LG G2 Is Also Getting Lollipop

Not to be outdone by T-Mobile, AT&T has also released Android 5.0 for the LG G2. There are some slight differences, such as this being Android 5.0.1 and build number D80020y. The update is 721MB, so make sure to be plugged in and on Wifi when you download the update. You still get all the Android

The T-Mobile LG G2 Is Now Getting Android 5.0

A few days after its counterpart on Verizon got Lollipop, now the T-Mobile variant of the LG G2 is getting Android 5.0. This is the same Lollipop as on other devices, except optimized for T-Mobile’s network. The actual version of Android included here in 5.0.2, so you also get a few bug fixes with this

AT&T finally sending out Android 5.0 for the Galaxy S5

AT&T shocked its customers yesterday as it began the Android 5.0.1 update rollout for the Samsung Galaxy S4 yesterday. Customers of the Galaxy S5 felt left out obviously, but thankfully the carrier hasn’t made them wait for long with the 2014 Samsung flagship now getting the update as well. This means that AT&T has finished