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Samsung Galaxy S4 Getting Android 5.0 Lollipop
By Luke Jones on Saturday January 31, 2015

Samsung's Android 5.0 Lollipop program is now up and running it seems, and it is apparent that the company is rolling out in Russia. Earlier in the week the company started sending out Lollipop to its Galaxy Note 3 phablet from 2013, and now Samsung?s other 2013 flagship, the Galaxy S4, is also getting a lick of the Android Lollipop.

HTC Says Android 5.0 Lollipop May Be Late for Some One M8 Variants
By Luke Jones on Saturday January 31, 2015

HTC promised that it would update its HTC One M8 and One M7 flagships would be getting Android 5.0 Lollipop within three months of the software's release. That three month windows ends on February 1 and just like last year it seems that HTC will miss the deadline, at least partially.

LG G Pro 2 gets Android 5.0 Lollipop
By Luke Jones on Saturday January 31, 2015

LG's G3 flagship smartphone has already received Android 5.0 Lollipop, at least the international variant, but another LG high end device is also getting the latest and greatest build of Google's platform. That handset is the G Pro 2, the phablet flagship that rolled out at the Mobile World Conference in 2013, it will also be the last of the G Pro range.

Microsoft Outlook Debuts Strongly on iOS
By Luke Jones on Saturday January 31, 2015

Google's apps and services may dominate the mobile space, but the company's Gmail app has fallen behind Microsoft's Outlook email app on Apple's iOS platform. The service launched on the App Store yesterday and has quickly became a big success, overtaking Google's Gmail in store lists.

Apple App Store Dominates Google Play in Revenue
By Luke Jones on Thursday January 29, 2015

In terms of the amount of app downloads, Google Play is well out in front, dominating Apple's App Store by a significant amount. That's hardly a major surprise considering Android is way and ahead as the most used mobile platform in the world. However, when it comes to making money, Apple's store is still the one to beat, and by a lot too.

HTC One M8 getting Sense Update Now (Preparing for Lollipop)
By Luke Jones on Wednesday January 28, 2015

HTC is almost certainly readying Android Lollipop 5.0 for its HTC One M8 flagship, the company said the update would come by the end of this month. The first move towards that is now happening as the Taiwanese company is updating its own Sense UI to a Lollipop ready version, with its international One M8 getting the patch now.

Russian Galaxy Note 3 Getting Android 5.0 Now
By Luke Jones on Wednesday January 28, 2015

Most of Samsung's handsets are still waiting on the update to Android 5.0 Lollipop, including the company's latest Galaxy Note 4 flagship. Ironically the older Galaxy Note 3 looks like it will beat its newer sibling to the punch, with SamMobile reporting that the Russian version of the handsets (SM-N900) is now receiving the bump to Android 5.0.

Blackberry CEO John Chen Calls for App Neutrality
By Luke Jones on Thursday January 22, 2015

Net Neutrality is a hot topic right now, but what about app neutrality? Blackberry CEO John Chen has compared the two and thinks that app neutrality would be better for the industry. He issued the plea in an open letter to US senate and President Barack Obama.

AT&T Updates HTC One M8 to Android 4.4.4
By Luke Jones on Tuesday January 20, 2015

AT&T has a new Android update in store for its HTC One M8, but don't get too excited as it is not the Android 5.0 Lollipop update. Instead the network is getting around to issuing the Android 4.4.4 patch, the last build of KitKat. On top of the Android release, AT&T is also adding HD Voice support and updates from the Visual Voicemail and Ready2Go apps.

Lumia Denim Coming to More Smartphones Says Microsoft
By Luke Jones on Friday January 16, 2015

Microsoft's new Lumia Denim update has already rolled out to a few of the company's smartphones, with a small group boasting the software. Redmond has now said the update that combines Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 with some Lumia exclusive goodies will be heading to even more devices in the coming weeks.