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If You’ve Got an Older Android Phone, Google Just Threw You a Bone

This February Google finally brought the Google Assistant from the Pixel and Google Home to other Android devices, but they were newer products like the Samsung Galaxy S7 and HTC 10. Older phone owners were stuck with upgrading or going Assistant-less. That changes now, the company announced on Wednesday that Google Assistant is now coming to some older devices. Read More >>

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Android 5.1 Rolls Out With Multi-SIM Support and Device Protection

While all that Apple Watch nonsense was taking place, Google has quietly began the roll out of its Android 5.1 software, the latest update to its Lollipop mobile OS. Read More >>

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You Can Get Android Lollipop’s Best Feature on Older Android Phones

My favourite part of Android Lollipop is having a secure PIN code on my phone but never having to type it in, thanks to the new Trusted Devices and Trusted Places options that bypass the lock screen when I don't need it. If you've got an older Android phone, there's good news: An app can bring you the same great trick. Read More >>

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The Budget Moto G Is The First Phone To Get Android 5.0

The generously sized Nexus 6 might be the headline phone for the debut of Google's Android 5.0 operating system, but if you're the owner of Motorola's cheap-and-cheerful Moto G – and, importantly, it's unlocked – you might be able to start sucking on that sweet Lollipop right now. Read More >>

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I Can’t Believe How Great Android Lollipop is So Far

Android 5.0 Lollipop just started rolling out. Like all Android operating system releases, it'll probably take a week or two to filter down even to Nexus devices, and maybe a month or two before it starts showing up elsewhere. Read More >>

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The Best of Google’s Android Lollipop in 8 GIFs

Android Lollipop has been around as a developer preview for months, but the real version—complete with all its new Material Design tricks—is due to hit with the Nexus 9 on November 3rd. We're getting our first extended looks at the final version on our Nexus 6 and 9 review units, so here's a few GIFs to hold you over until it shows up on your phone. Read More >>

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Nexus 6 Hands On: So Big, So Beautiful

Google broke more than a couple of hearts when it announced that its new Android flagship, the Nexus 6, was going to be a whale. Now that I've seen it up close, I can tell you that yes, this baby is a huge. But that's not a bad thing. Read More >>

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The Best New Android Feature is a Smarter Lock Screen

Brand new design, better battery life, seamless device switching! The newest version of Android brings a lot to the table. But its best feature is a little further under the surface: Smart lock screens that will let you be super secure without ever entering a PIN again. Read More >>

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iOS 8 vs Android Lollipop Smackdown

The two major mobile operating systems have seen some of the biggest updates in years hit in 2014. But with iOS now full of third-party keyboards, and Android with a new lick of paint, the question has to be asked: how do they stack up against each other? Read More >>

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Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 (2012) Will Also Get Android Lollipop

At its initial announcement, Google neglected to detail the software fate of two of its ageing devices—the Nexus 4 and the Nexus 7 (2012). Luckily, Android Lollipop will also extend to include its more senior family members. Read More >>

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Yep, The Google Nexus 6 is Officially Massive

The rumours were true -- Google's officially gone "full phablet" with the Nexus 6. A 6-inch monster of a phone, it's the company's latest hardware showcase for its mobile operating system, with the Nexus 6 running Android 5.0 Lollipop. Yep, that sweet-toothed naming convention continues. Read More >>