Devoxx Conference : Lollipop 5.1 Leak?

Google has just released the dessert ( that’s what they called it ), Android 5.0 recently. While people still busy getting their hands on Android 5.0, two software engineer attending the Devoxx Conference taking place at Amsterdam this year discussing about Android 5.1. Android Software Engineer Romain Guy and Google Senior Software Engineer Chet Haase were sporting a Nexus 5 powered by Android Lollipop MR1, which stands for Maintenance Release 1. A report published on Thursday in The Netherlands correspond with an online article stating that

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Rollout Has Started, Dessert Is Served.

#AndroidLollipop rollout has started and will soon be available on most #Nexus devices. Dessert is served. pic.twitter.com/XVFX2tEbHv — Android (@Android) November 12, 2014 That’s what one of Google’s official Twitter account said. Within just a few minutes, they reach thousand retweets. But, when can Nexus users get the factory images? When can they get the official OTA updates? We don’t know. It’s been a really tough week for Nexus die hard fans. The cheap Moto G 2nd-gen already getting Lollipop OTA updates, followed by LG G3 and yet,

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Are OEMs getting their acts together?

This post contains some rant at the bottom. Ever since Google officially drop Lollipop’s source, OEMs are now racing to put Lollipop onto their latest flagship. HTC promised to roll Lollipop in 90 days for the M7 and M8; Motorola has also posted a soak test for selected Moto X users, but a fellow member on XDA has mirrored the soak test and is now available for all who have the courage to flash; LG has also posted a press release stating that it has began rolling out Lollipop for the G3 owners this week and the OTA has been leaked over at XDA(again); There is a video by Sammobile

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Material Design Email in AOSP

A couple of days ago, XDA Senior Developer pulser_g2 posted his rant on on XDA regarding Google’s lack of concern with AOSP apps. But one of our editors spotted a Material Design Email App in AOSP via a tip by sykopompos . I went ahead and did a compile and found that, yes it is Material Design, but it is barely functional. But, it is a milestone for AOSP with regards in Material Design.

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Android Lollipop thoughts!

Google announced the next iteration of Android at Google I/O 2014.  It was shrouded with mysteries, the Internet was a buzzed with conspiracy theories on the next name of Android. From Lemon Drop to Lemon Meringue Pie to even Lasagne. The developer preview was also dropped the same week and people flooded the forums and social media with bug reports. After months of keeping us in suspense, Google finally told us what “Android L” is. Which all of you know now to be Lollipop.   Google also stopped all speculation and announced the most awaited Nexus. The Nexus 6, Nexus 9, Nexus Player was shown to the public for the first time, Not only that, Google gave us another developer preview of Lollipop for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7(2013) Wi-Fi variant. I have been using Lollipop for a couple of days now on my Nexus 7, so, here are […]

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