AT&T has an update rolling out to LG G3 owners, bringing stability improvements, as well as Google security patches. While it is not Lollipop, even though that should be here before the end of the year, any update is better than no update.
Also included in the update is a “no power on” fix via a Qualcomm patch, Google Mobile Service update, Mobile TV 6.0 (bloatware), and removal of the Skyfire Toolbar.
Look below for the full changelog. (more…)
A new color for the G3 from LG is available through Best Buy this afternoon, Derek Zoolander’s favorite color, Blue Steel. The colorway is available on-contract for just $99 through AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint, which is on sale down from $199. (more…)
With LG announcing that the Lollipop update will hit G3 devices over in Poland this week, a video showing off just what we can expect once Android 5.0 hits the G3 has been leaked online. As you will see, the phone appears to be somewhere in Asia, given the language being used on the device, but you can expect the overall look to be about the same. (more…)
LG announced this evening that they would begin updating their flagship G3 to Android 5.0 “Lollipop” this week, starting in Poland. After Poland gets the love, other “key markets” will see the upgrade “in the near future.”
LG is claiming that they are the “first global smartphone manufacturer” to offer Lollipop in 2014, but you and I know that Motorola actually began yesterday with their new Moto X (2nd gen). Well, they began a soak test. They might start pushing it to the new Moto G as well, though, at any moment. The war of twisted words has begun! (more…)
Regardless of which Android phone you currently run, unless its the Nexus 6, you undoubtedly want the Lollipop update as soon as possible. From what we can tell with the latest leaks, the developer preview build Google released a few months ago for Android 5.0 has been paying dividends, as it appears two of the top OEMs might almost be ready to start pushing out updates to their flagship devices.
The newest leaks come from LG for the G3 and Motorola for the Moto X. Each leak consists of only a few screenshots, but for those who are waiting for the update, this is better than nothing. (more…)
After posting our Nexus 6 unboxing and initial impressions video at the end of last week, a number of you have asked for us to compare this or that device to it side-by-side. I would imagine that’s because the device is indeed a whale with its 6-inch Quad HD display. So, we went ahead and did just that today. (more…)
The LG G3 on Verizon is receiving an update today to build VS98511C that should bring a performance boost to the QHD beast. I can’t tell you how many people have told us that their G3 has slowed down immensely over the last couple of months, so hopefully this takes care of whatever was plaguing a device that has enough in the spec department to not have issues with performance.
The update also improves network connectivity and adds camera app access directly to the lock screen through a swiping gesture. (more…)
Users of the G3 from LG, your time is to soon come. LG Germany confirmed through its Facebook account that the G3 will receive the update to Android 5.0 sometime in Q4 of this year, meaning most G3 owners should be basking in the Lollipop goodness by the end of this year. (more…)