Google Assistant now works with Lollipop phones, tablets

Older Android phones and, now, Android tablets now have access to a more glorified Google type and voice search interface.

Nougat nears 10 percent adoption, Marshmallow finally beats Lollipop in June Android distribution figures

The latest Android distribution numbers are in, and of course, Nougat still trails behind new pack leader Marshmallow and silver medalist Lollipop.

Another Android distribution chart, another marginal Nougat share increase

We may finally see Nougat break into double-digit Android distribution territory…next month. For now, 7.0 and 7.1’s combined share is 7.1 percent.

Finally, Nougat sees major surge in March Android distribution numbers

2.8 percent is still a small piece of the pie for 7.0 and 7.1 Nougat, but at least it’s much bigger than 1.2 percent in previous Android distribution data.

Latest Android distribution numbers have Nougat at a combined 1.2 percent, Marshmallow at 30+

The Android distribution chart for February 2017 includes month-to-month Marshmallow growth, Lollipop prevalence, and Nougat disappointment.

Samsung Netherlands says not to expect Marshmallow for first-gen Galaxy Tab S models (Updated)

Still holding on to summer 2014-released Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 or 10.5 models? It seems there are no Marshmallow goodies in store for you, sadly.

Marshmallow doubles share in April Android distribution numbers

Marshmallow seems incapable of surpassing the usage figures of Lollipop, KitKat or Jelly Bean, but compared to March, it’s on a healthy upward trajectory.

Lollipop continues surge in January Android distribution chart, Marshmallow yet to tally 1 percent

The latest Android distribution numbers highlight the ongoing struggles of 6.0 Marshmallow to leave a mark in a world dominated by KitKat and Lollipop.

HTC Desire 820 starts seeing Android 5.0 Lollipop updates across Asia

The mid-range HTC Desire 820 is finally ready to leave KitKat behind, scoring OTA Android 5.0 Lollipop treats in parts of Asia.
Android System Battery Use

Hey Android: you fixed the lag issue, did Marshmallow fix your battery?

Google’s Project Butter (finally) got rid of Android’s lag, will Doze Mode in Android Marshmallow fix its battery issues?

$6,000: the price of an Aston Martin Racing 808

How we wish smartphones cost double-oh-seven dollars. Tongue out of cheek, we…

Android Lollipop remains less prevalent than both KitKat and Jelly Bean as Marshmallow debuts

According to Google’s newest OS distribution numbers, Android Lollipop is still behind both KitKat and Jelly Bean, just as Marshmallow starts rolling out.

Android-powered Elephone “Vowney” will come in Windows 10 Mobile flavor

Elephone has been a Chinese OEM we’ve been tracking for a bit…

Some Android Lollipop lock screens can be hacked through

Lollipop’s troubles have been made very visible by the tech media to…

These are the devices committed to Android M so far

Android M is racing up the update chain and will be arriving…

AT&T Galaxy S5 gets small software update

If you’re rocking a Samsung Galaxy S5 on AT&T, now would be a good time to check for a new software update – one is rolling out right now.
cyanogenmod

First CyanogenMod 12 snapshots arrive with Android 5.0

Finally, CyanogenMod 12 snapshots with Android 5.0 Lollipop included are rolling out. If you’re interested in a stable custom Lollipop ROM, have a look!

Verizon jumps the gun on Droid Turbo Lollipop

Verizon sure seems to think that the Droid Turbo Lollipop update is on its way out – so will we see OTA distribution this week?

First-gen Moto G snags Android Lollipop update

The first-gen Moto G Lollipop update is now available for what should be all supported models of the device; learn the details here!

Lollipop update for Sprint HTC One E8 to begin rollout tomorrow

An HTC project manager has confirmed that technical approval for the Sprint HTC One E8 Lollipop update has been received, and that the rollout is beginning.

Dell updates Venue 8 7840 to Lollipop after long wait

The Dell Venue 8 7840 Lollipop update has finally come, after months of anticipation and missed deadlines. Learn what this 5.0.2 build brings to the tablet.

Sony publishes changelog for Z2, Z3 Lollipop firmware update

A Sony Lollipop firmware update changelog has been posted in detail, showing off what’s new in the latest Android 5.0 build for the Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z3.

Samsung itself seems unsure of Galaxy Note II Android Lollipop fate

Will Samsung release a Galaxy Note II Lollipop update or not? Its own offices seem unsure of the update’s fate.

Sony Xperia Z Android Lollipop update due in matter of days

Either later this week or early next week, the Sony Xperia Z Android Lollipop update is just about to land.

Sony finally releases Lollipop updates for a couple non-Z-series Xperias

Sony Xperia Lollipop updates are on their way out today for both the T2 Ultra and the C3.