Articles about Android 5.1

Verizon Releases Android 5.1 For Original Moto G
Verizon isn’t really known for its speed when it comes to sending out software updates for Android devices, like other carriers, it too holds up software updates for a while before rolling them out to end users. Those who own the original Moto G on Verizon have a new update to look forward to today as Big Red is finally sending out Android 5.1 Lollipop for this device.

Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition Android 5.1 Update Released
Most high-end and some mid-range devices have already received the Lollipop update but even though the next major Android update is just around the corner there are still many compatible devices that have yet to be updated to Lollipop. Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition is one such device and fortunately for those who own one the much awaited Android 5.1 Lollipop update is finally rolling out for this handset.

Original Xperia Z Series Gets Android 5.1 At Last
Sony was one of the few OEMs that had promised to release Android 5.1 Lollipop for even some of their older devices and the company has steadily been working towards that aim. It recently released Android 5.1.1 Lollipop for the Xperia T2 Ultra and now the company has confirmed that the Lollipop update is being rolled out for the original Xperia Z series that was released back in 2013. Folks […]

Verizon HTC One M9 Android 5.1 Update Coming Today
HTC One M9 owners on Verizon have long been waiting for the Android 5.1 update to arrive and the long wait finally ends today, it has been confirmed that the aforementioned update will be released for this handset today, August 20th. There are some significant changes included in this update so users advised to be quick to jump on Android 5.1 when it finally goes live for their HTC One M9 […]


Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 LTE Gets Lollipop On AT&T
AT&T isn’t the quickest of carriers when it comes to releasing software updates for Android devices but this has turned out to be a good day for people who own the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 LTE on the country’s second largest mobile network. The carrier is rolling out the Android 5.1 Lollipop update for this tablet today and it brings all of the improvements and features that are part and parcel of […]

T-Mobile HTC One M9 To Get Android 5.1 Lollipop Update
The unlocked HTC One M9 is a flagship device that is certainly worth checking out back when it was released, and it still ain’t too shabby of a handset even by today’s standards. The unlocked model, its developer edition, as well as the version that AT&T is offering have all received the Android 5.1 Lollipop update already, which means those who are rocking to T-Mobile are still playing the waiting […]

NVIDIA Shield Portable Android 5.1 Update Arrives
NVIDIA today finally released Android 5.1 for the original Shield Portable, the device is making the jump to Lollipop from Android 4.4 KitKat. Naturally Shield Portable owners have had to wait for a considerable amount of time to get a taste of Lollipop but now that the update is finally here they can get down to the business of downloading and installing it on their device.

AT&T Releases Another Update For Galaxy S6 And S6 Edge
If you own a Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge on AT&T then keep your eyes peeled for an update notification because the carrier has started rolling out a new software update for both devices. Before you get too excited allow me to be the bearer of bad news, it’s not Android 5.1, the update I’m sure many of you have been waiting for.

Unlocked Original Moto G LTE Android 5.1 Update Released
Motorola’s original Moto G LTE became a very popular mid-range smartphone because it provided good specifications for that price point as well as an impressive software experience. The company has done its part by ensuring that these devices are regularly updated to the latest versions of Android. Motorola has now released the Android 5.1 update for the original Moto G LTE unlocked units in the United States.

Original Moto G LTE Android 5.1 Soak Test Begins
Motorola has been very quick over the past few months to release the latest software updates from Google for its recent models, it was actually among the very few OEMs that released Lollipop very quickly when the new software was launched late last year. David Schuster of Motorola has confirmed that the company is going ahead with the soak test for the original Moto G LTE Android 5.1 update, this comes […]

Android 5.1 For Moto X 2013 Release Underway
We had been hearing about soak tests of this update for a couple of weeks now and finally the Android 5.1 for Moto X 2013 release is underway in certain markets. Motorola released this handset back in 2013 and it brought about a major shift for the company and since then Motorola has done a very good job of providing new software updates for this handset. Now it’s finally rolling […]

Moto 360 Android 5.1 Update Will Be Released Today
It has been a while since Google released the Android 5.1 update for smartwatches powered by Android Wear, almost all of the currently available smartwatches that run on this platform have received the update with the exception of Moto 360. The Moto 360 Android 5.1 update has been delayed due to various issues but there’s good news for those who have been waiting for it, Google is releasing this update for the Moto 360 today.

Android 5.1 Update Release For Moto X 2014 Pure Edition Halted
It was only a couple of weeks back that we reported about the 2014 Moto X Pure Edition finally receiving the Android 5.1 Lollipop update. The update was sent out soon after the 2014 Moto X got its Android 5.1 ride. It appears though that the roll out has not gone off without a hitch, which is why Motorola has halted the update for the Pure Edition. It’s unclear at this […]

Android 5.1 For Motorola Droid Turbo Coming June 10th
Owners of the Motorola Droid Turbo have had to wait for a considerably long time to get a taste of Lollipop. Previously they were keeping their fingers crossed for Android 5.0 Lollipop, which first came out late last year, but in March the company announced that this device would skip Android 5.0 and go up to Android 5.1 directly. Then the wait for that update started for there’s finally some good […]

Sony To Release Android 5.1 For These Devices Next Month
Sony has gradually been rolling out Lollipop to all of its supported devices, only recently it sent out the software to devices like the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and the Xperia Tablet Z. The roll out process for those devices has begun and the update will soon go live in more markets across the globe. The next step is to upgrade these devices, and some others, to Android 5.1 […]

Galaxy S6 Android 5.1 Update To Bring Support For RAW
It was reported a couple of weeks back that Samsung had started working on the Android 5.1 update for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. So far the company itself has not confirmed what new features are included in the update but there have been multiple reports which reveal what we can expect from the update. One such report has been published today, which reiterates belief that support for […]

2014 Moto X Pure Edition Gets Android 5.1
Just yesterday we reported that the 2014 Moto X was getting the Android 5.1 Lollipop update on U.S. Cellular and this update has now been released for the 2014 Moto X Pure Edition. Folks who own this device in the United States should keep an eye out for the update notification, Motorola has rolled out Android 5.1 Lollipop for this device in the country.

Galaxy S6 Android 5.1 Update Will Add Improved Manual Exposure Controls
A few weeks back it was reported that Samsung has started working on the Android 5.1 update for the Galaxy S6. It was later reported that this update is going to bring improvements for the camera and now we’re hearing that the Galaxy S6 Android 5.1 update will add improved manual exposure controls to the handset. iPhone users are already accustomed to this feature and it will certainly be a welcome addition […]

NVIDIA Shield Tablet Android 5.1 Update Released
NVIDIA had promised recently that later this month it’s going to release the Android 5.1 update for Shield tablet and the company has followed through on its promise. Update 3.0 is now rolling out for the tablet, this update is based on Android 5.1 which is the most current iteration of Google’s mobile OS. NVIDIA released the update first only for the Wi-Fi variant but followed it up soon enough with […]

Droid Turbo Lollipop Update Likely Arriving In 'Mid June'
We already know by now that the Verizon Droid Turbo will be updated straight to Android 5.1 Lollipop but what the company hasn’t revealed is that when this update will be sent out. According to a Verizon device test engineer who has a Droid Turbo unit that’s running a test build of Android 5.1, the Lollipop update for this handset is going to be released in “mid June.”