Here’s how to get Android 5.1 on your AT&T Nexus 6

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I recently wrote a post on my AT&T Nexus 6 getting Android Lollipop 5.1.  There was some confusion on my part on how to exactly get it right, but after experimenting and having others users confirm this method I can now give clear instructions on how to get the latest update, and let me ...

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Action Launcher updated to 3.3, brings live wallpaper API and custom gestures

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Action Launcher 3 has received its 3.3 update, bringing a handful of new goodies. The launcher’s signature Quicktheme feature now supports live wallpapers, meaning your Google search bar, app drawer, folders and quickdrawer will change color will your live wallpaper app should the ...

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No Android 5.1 for HTC One M7

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HTC’s Vice President of Product Management, Mo Versi, has confirmed via Twitter that Android 5.1 is coming only to the Google Play edition of the One M7. @kennymaclean Only the GPE version of M7 will receive 5.1. Our target is early April. Thanks. — Mo Versi (@moversi) March 18, 2015 The ...

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T-Mobile starts to roll out Android Lollipop 5.1 to Nexus 6

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T-Mobile is rolling out Android Lollipop 5.1 to their Nexus 6 users today.  Your phone should automatically check if there is a new version of software available when you hop on WiFi, but if you just can’t wait, hit your settings button, followed by “about phone”, then click ...

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Grab the new Google Search v4.3 [APK download]

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The latest update to Google Search isn’t a major one, but is most likely preparing for their open sourced Google Now cards update which allows developers to put their own content into Google Now from their apps. Other changes we did notice included tweaks for media playback cards, a new ...

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All the Android 5.1 OTA download links

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Android 5.1 not hit your device yet? No worries, since below you’ll find all the download links to the OTA files in order to manually update your Android device. Android 5.1 Lollipop OTA update links Nexus 6 Android 5.1 LMY47D from Android 5.0.1 LRX22C Nexus 5 Android 5.1 LMY47D from ...

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Android 5.1 update brings full quad-core optimisation for Nexus 6

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Renowned Kernel developer Francisco Franco has shared on his Google+ page that after the Android 5.1 update the Nexus 6 is now running on all four cores engaged constantly. The result? No more stutter or lagging on the Nexus 6 thanks to what Franco describes below: 1 – thread moves from ...

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New update for Dropbox for Android brings a PDF viewer and in-document search

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Dropbox adds more functionality with its latest update – a PDF viewer.  No matter where your PDF was created, you will be able to get a preview of your file without having to leave the Dropbox app.  If you’ve downloaded a PDF on your phone and it is saved somewhere outside of ...

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Download and install latest Google Play Store 5.3.6 APK (Material Design)

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The Google Play Store has just received a version bump, bringing it to version 5.3.6 only days after getting seeing version 5.3.5 rolled out. What’s New – New Search Bar – New Material Design Animation If like me you like to be on the cutting edge of developments, you can go ...

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Google Play Services updated to version 7.0.87 [APK Download]

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Following the Google Play Store being updated, Google has now issued an update to Google Play Services, bringing it to version 7.0.87. The update to version 7.0.87 brings some minor bug fixes and performance enhancements. Of course, there could always be additional hidden features just ...

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Sprint’s Samsung Galaxy Note 4 gets Lollipop

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Sprint announced that the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is getting Android’s latest software, Lollipop.  The roll out should automatically look for the update, but if you just can’t wait you can manually check for the update. From the home screen, tap and drag the notification bar down. ...

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Download and install latest Hangouts 3.0 APK

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An update is being pushed to Hangout users, with a few minor tweaks and enhancements. Here are the changes: Snooze notifications button moved to top Long-pressing a message includes View Profile option Improved contact cards Mint green accents in new areas Hangouts APK download link

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Download and install latest Google Play Store 5.3.5 APK (Material Design)

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The Google Play Store has just received a version bump, bringing it to version 5.3.5. What’s New – Expanded notification options in the settings. You can now updated from a notification. – Auto-hiding action bar. – Landscape layout for content. – Flick-To-Close ...

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Pushbullet now lets users reply to Hangouts, WhatsApp, and others from PC

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If you’re a user of Pushbullet, then the latest update brings about some good news to improve the functionality from a PC. You can reply to Hangout, Whatsapp, and other supported app notifications right from your PC desktop. WhatsApp, Telegram, Hangouts, Facebook Messenger, and Line are ...

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Download and install latest Google Play Store 5.2.13 APK (Material Design)

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The Google Play Store has just received a version bump, bringing it to version 5.2.13, only days after receiving the previous update to 5.2.12. Our guess is that they found some bugs in the previous release and have pushed out a small update to address them. If like me you like to be on the ...

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