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Best affordable Android smartphones already on Lollipop

According to official Android distribution numbers harvested by Google during the week leading to May 4, a measly 9.7 percent of all devices with the world’s most popular mobile OS inside run 5.0 or 5.1 Lollipop. That’s certainly disappointing, given 5.0 source code was freely disseminated back in early November 2014 and Android M’s “final”

Android 4.4 KitKat rolls out to European LG Optimus G, this time for real

After one too many false alarms, misunderstandings and unsubstantiated rumors, it appears LG Optimus G users are at last closing in on KitKat resolution. Joyful resolution, that is, as they definitely won’t be left behind. Instead, they’ll get with the times this month, according to claims from SFR France. Granted, the Western European operator isn’t

Android 4.4 KitKat for LG Optimus G Pro starts rolling out in Korea

LG is this close to wrapping up G2’s global Android 4.4 KitKat rollout, as international models have started receiving the update earlier this week, and AT&T and T-Mobile variants stateside a little earlier. That still leaves Sprint and Verizon versions in the dark, but the timing’s up to the carriers there, so LG is ready

Android 4.4 KitKat Update Rundown: January Edition

You know, it’s funny. And sort of sad. Every time Google starts work on a brand new Android version, more so as we near a fresh release and especially immediately after the rollout, we get our hopes up and expect things will be different. Yet they never are. Meanwhile, fragmentation flourishes, the life cycle of

Android App Updates to Get: YouTube, Gmail and Hangouts

Most of us have set our Android devices to automatically check for updates on the Google Play Store to get push notifications whenever there are updates to any apps they have installed.  However, every once in a while, there are some updates that cause more problems and may have numerous bugs, just like Skype’s latest