AT&T is pushing an update out to LG G3 owners, but don’t all start jumping for joy just yet. The update is listed as Android 5.0.1, meaning you won’t see Android 5.1 magically appear. According to the changelog, there is only one thing being updated, and it’s basically bloatware. (more…)
Back in early April, T-Mobile began rolling out a Lollipop update for the LG G3. Sadly, the update must have sucked, because T-Mobile quickly pulled it from servers, not allowing anymore users to update to it. Now, in almost mid-June, Lollipop is officially back, according to T-Mo’s Des Smith. (more…)
To help spread awareness for LG’s VR for G3 headsets, we have in our possession three, count ’em 1, 2, 3 LG G3 headsets to give away. Each is for T-Mobile’s network, so if you are already on T-Mobile or plan on switching to the Uncarrier, these will be a nice little prize for you.
With VR for G3, which is based off of Google Cardboard, G3 owners can experience a somewhat basic virtual reality, complete with games and apps, all of which are available directly from Google Play. The VR for G3 is available directly from LG when you purchase a new G3 and select retailers, plus LG couples a QR code on the box where you can grab a few exclusive VR titles for your enjoyment.
So, if you are interested in winning, let’s get to it. (more…)
In all seriousness, the timing of Verizon going live with update details makes perfect sense. Over the weekend, we told you on Twitter (you should follow us there for nuggets of info like this) that you could plug-in your G3 and update via Verizon’s Software Upgrade Assistant. Many of you took us up on that and have been running Android 5.0 for a couple of days, while others were slightly confused by our half-cryptic Tweet.
Either way, the over-the-air (OTA) version of the update is going to start today. As expected, it’s a big one. (more…)
The update to Android 5.0 “Lollipop” is certainly taking its sweet time at arriving on a number of deserving handsets. Thanks to a number of bugs that Google has been addressing over recent months, to carriers being slow at testing new builds, to manufacturers dealing with both of those factors at the same time, phones like Verizon’s LG G3 are stuck waiting. We still don’t know when Big Red’s variant of the G3 will receive the update, but we do know that it is either in testing or beginning to rollout very slowly at this time. (more…)