Nexus devices shipping with Lollipop have full device encryption turned on by default. That’s great from a privacy point of view, but the downside is encryption takes its toll on performance, as benchmarks from AnandTech and direct observations show.
Several redditors and Google Plus users are now reporting that they are able to start playing music videos in YouTube and switch to different apps while the music keeps playing in the background.
The first images of HTC’s implementation of Android 5.0 Lollipop made their way to the web, showing HTC’s take on the recent apps interface and notifications dropdown.
In this roundup, we’re looking at the absolute best Android phones, the devices you can’t go wrong with. From sleek devices that impress through premium design, to powerhouses brimming with features, to great all-around devices, and affordable phones that punch above their weight, the Android ecosystem is populated by a staggering variety of great phones.
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Awesome Mix vol. 1 album from Guardians of the Galaxy available for free in US Play Store
At its Slush 2014 conference in Finland, Nokia just introduced the N1, a brand new tablet running Android!
YotaPhone announced on Twitter that the YotaPhone 2 will launch by the end of the year and that the – real, hopefully – release event will take place in London on December 3.
Amazon is having a great deal on Sennheiser MM30i in-ear headphones, available now for half their usual price.
It was the week when Lollipop began trickling out to eager Android fans. Google began feeding our Lollipop craving on Wednesday, when system images hit servers and the much anticipated OTAs began rolling out. (If you still haven’t got yours, our handy guide shows you how to sideload and skip the wait.) CyanogenMod announced plans for the Lollipop-based CM12, and several Lollipop-based ROMs hit XDA. The Nexus 6 finally went on pre-order on US carriers, and Sprint is actually shipping it. Google launched Messenger in the Play Store and kicked off Material updates to some of its apps. And finally, Samsung introduced Flow, its cross-device connectivity feature, and showed off the sensor-packed Simband.