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Huge Android lockscreen vulnerability lets you unlock password-protected Lollipop devices

Android 5.0 Lollipop Lockscreen Password Hack

Just because your Android screen is protected by a password doesn’t mean is as safe as you thought it would be. In fact, if you chose a password instead of a PIN or pattern unlock to protect your Lollipop device, then anyone can get into your phone with a trivial hack that was just discovered and shared with the world.

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Chris Smith

September 16th

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New Lollipop update released for Nexus 4, Nexus 5 and Nexus 9 – find the download links right here

Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Download

Google has begun rolling out the latest version of its Lollipop operating system to a few new Android devices this week, including the Nexus 4, Nexus 5 and Nexus 9 tablet with LTE capabilities. If you own any of these devices, you should be able to download the 5.1.1 update over-the-air in the coming days, but we've included direct links below if you'd rather not wait.

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Jacob Siegal

May 20th

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OnePlus One will get its first Lollipop upgrade next week

OnePlus One Lollipop Update Release Date

If you're an owner of a OnePlus One smartphone, you have a lot to look forward to before the end of the month. In a recent forum post, OnePlus marketing specialist Braden Harwood informed customers that the official release of Android 5.0 Lollipop will be available as an OTA update on March 30th. But that's only the second most exciting update of March for OnePlus.

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Jacob Siegal

March 18th

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LG: Android 5.0 Lollipop update is ‘coming soon’ to the G3

LG G3 Lollipop Update

It's been a long, arduous wait, but the good news is that it's nearly over. LG announced on Friday that the Lollipop update for G3 smartphones is "coming soon." How soon, we're not sure, but considering the fact that the update is already live on the G3 in other territories (and has been for weeks), it shouldn't be much longer.

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Jacob Siegal

January 23rd

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Last year’s most surprising hit Android phone may get Lollipop soon

OnePlus One Android 5.0 Lollipop Update

Android handset makers launched a wide variety of smartphones last year and a surprising number of flagship devices managed to stand out of the crowd. But one handset in particular really stood out from the pack because it literally came out of nowhere to generate buzz that was unprecedented for a small, unestablished company.

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Chris Smith

January 3rd

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This canceled Nexus 6 feature sheds light on what’s next for Android

Nexus 6 Fingerprint Sensor Feature

Google’s latest Nexus smartphone, the Nexus 6 phablet, is the company’s best handset to date, but the device could have been even better. Ars Technica reports that at least one prototype of the Nexus 6 also had a fingerprint sensor that could have offered users additional security features. However, for some reason, Google decided to scrap this particular feature, even though it clearly explored the possibility, as various bits of Android 5.0 code suggest.

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Chris Smith

December 9th

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This guide has everything Google wants you to know about Android 5.0 Lollipop

Android 5.0 Quick Start Guide

So after months of waiting, your phone has finally received the Android 5.0 Lollipop update. You're anxious to start messing with it, but you're not sure where to start. Google feels your pain, which is why the company released a Quick Start Guide for the upgraded mobile OS last month.

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Jacob Siegal

December 5th

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20 hidden Android 5.0 Lollipop tricks you need to know about

Android Lollipop Download Tricks

Android 5.0 Lollipop is quite possibly the most hotly anticipated Android update ever. The new software brings with it a number of key changes as well as battery life improvements and performance enhancements, but the one thing Android fans are anticipating most eagerly is the new look of Android 5.0. Material Design rockets Android into the future in terms of its appearance, and its guiding principles will also help third-party app developers improve their software.

Of course, Lollipop is about much more than a new look, and we regularly share guides that will help you get the most out of Android 5.0.

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Zach Epstein

November 14th

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Google releases 4 new ads to get you pumped up for Android 5.0 Lollipop

Android 5.0 New Commercials

Just in time for the release of Android 5.0 on most of its recent Nexus devices, Google has published a new series of Android commercials on its YouTube account. Like the commercials before them, these ads all feature Androidified characters, which I can't help but think are far too reminiscent of South Park's take on Canadians.

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Jacob Siegal

November 13th

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The first smartphone to get Lollipop isn’t even a Nexus

Moto G 2014 Android 5.0 Lollipop

Google has yet to roll out the official Android 5.0 Lollipop updates for its existing Nexus smartphones, including the Nexus 5 and Nexus 4, but it looks like Motorola has already beaten its former parent company to the punch. Ars Technica reports that one 2014 Moto G model has already been updated to Lollipop, and it's the U.S. unlocked model, which has now received its 386.8MB Android 5.0 update.

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Chris Smith

November 12th

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