Items tagged with Android 5.0

Google's team of engineers tasked with Android 5.0 Lollipop made quick work out of rooting out and squashing a bug in the latest build of the open source operating system that launched earlier this week with the Nexus 9 tablet. And not a moment too soon, either, as Google is expected to unwrap Lollilop for several of its Play Edition Nexus devices. The problem came to light several months ago in an Android Developer forum thread. At the time, the OS was still referred to as Android L and was in the Preview stage. Several people who installed the update complained that their device's batteries were running out of juice much quicker than usual, a bug that appeared to be related to Wi-Fi. The problem... Read more...
If you own a Samsung Galaxy S5 and don't want to muck around with third party ROMs, hang tight, it looks like Google's latest and greatest version of Android is headed your way in the not-too-distant future. More specifically, Android 5.0 Lollipop (apologies to those of you who were hoping it would be called Lemon Meringue Pie) is said to drop on the Galaxy S5 in December. That's according to SamMobile and its trusty unnamed sources. Unfortunately they weren't able to give a precise drop date, though as we hit the home stretch in October, you're looking at a 1-2 month wait, assuming the sources are providing accurate information. Android 5.0 Lollipop is a major update that brings about a bevy... Read more...
Craving a slice of Key Lime Pie topped with Android? It won't be long before Google serves it up. According to a pre-list floating around the Internet, Samsung is planning to update five core devices to Android 5.0 (Key Lime Pie), the next major version of Android that Google is expected to announce at Google I/O. Those devices include the Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note II, Galaxy Note 8.0, Galaxy Note 10.1, and the recently announced Galaxy S IV, SamMobile reports. According to the site's inside source, Key Lime Pie figures to be a big update, so expect a staggered roll out. That's pretty much been the case for every major version of Android. Meanwhile, the same source says Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean... Read more...
With a few exceptions, most Android users are still patiently waiting for their device manufacturer and/or wireless carrier to unwrap Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0). Be that as it may, technology marches on and the sweet toothed engineers at Google are hard at work cooking up code for Android 5.0, which will be known as Jelly Bean. According to reports, Jelly Bean could launch as early as the second quarter of 2012. Word on the Web is that Google has taken a fancy to the idea of dual-booting tablets shipping with both Windows 8 and Android 5.0. With Microsoft prepping its Metro-friendly Windows 8 OS for a third quarter release, Google wants to be sure its next major build of Android is already... Read more...
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