Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Android Lollipop Update Reportedly Delayed Due to Gear VR

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Samsung has teased the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the Galaxy Note 4, but we’ve yet to see it show up. Other Samsung devices like the Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S5 has received the update in some regions.

As per SamMobile’s Editor-In-Chief, the the Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop ROM is still in the hands of the folks at Oculus who are tweaking it for the Gear VR, which is the reason the update has not yet made its way on to the device.

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WhatsApp Voice Calling Feature Makes An Appearance for Some Users

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WhatsApp is long-rumored to be working on a voice calling feature for the app, but it has not made an official appearance until lately, but that too in an unexpected way.

Recently, a reddit user posted some screenshots of the voice calling feature. He noted that he downloaded the app from the website, and the feature was enabled when one of his contacts called him.

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Apple Asking Developers To Get Apple Watch Compatible Apps Ready by Mid-February

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Back in September, Apple announced that Apple Watch will launch in early-2015. In a surprising move earlier this month, Tim Cook mentioned it’s expected to ship customers by April, but no exact launch date was announced.

According to a new report from MacRumors, Apple is asking high profile developers to get their Apple Watch apps ready by mid-February.

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Google Now Gets Third Party Apps Support

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Google is trying to improve its services on a daily basis, introducing exciting features to boost user experience and engagement within its own apps.

Recently, the company announced Google Now to come with support for over 30 different apps, showing you information from them so you don’t have to check the apps.

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Google Releases Android 5.0.2 Factory Images for Cellular Models of Nexus 7

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It’s been a while since Google posted the factory images for the latest Android 5.0.2 Lollipop for the Nexus 7 tablets — both 2012 and 2013 models. However, the company left out the cellular models of the tablet, but it changes now.

Google has posted the Android 5.0.2. factory images for the cellular Nexus 7 models, so users who can update it manually, or for those who want to have a fresh install of the Android operating system on their tablet.

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LG G4 Expected To Boast A 3K Resolution

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LG is long-rumored to be working on a new flagship device, the successor of the current LG G3. We’ve heard quite a lot about the alleged handset in the past few weeks, and something even more interesting has popped up.

According to a new report, the alleged LG G4 may come with a flaunting 3K display. A handset with a model number VS999 was spotted in the user agent profile, revealing a resolution of 1620 by 2880 pixels.

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HTC One M9 Case Shows Up On Amazon

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We’eve heard quite a lot about the alleged HTC One M9 codenamed Hima in the past few days. Rumors suggest it will see the light of the day at the Mobile World Congress 2015 next month.

Recently, a case for HTC One M9 went up on Amazon with an expected launch date of February 9th. The case reveals some interesting information about the upcoming flagship device from HTC.

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Google Earth Pro Features Are Free for All Users

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Google Earth Pro is an excellent tool to help businesses and professionals in decision making and analysis.

Google Earth Pro usually costs a whopping $399 a year, but starting today, users will be able to use it for free. Google announced earlier today that anyone can use Google Earth Pro without paying even a penny.

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OnePlus One Shipping Without Cyanogen Branding

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OnePlus One is working on their own Android ROM based on Android 5.0 Lollipop which is expected to roll out next month which will be optional for OnePlus One users. They can install it instead of Cyanogenmod, and also users in India where Cyanogen has an exclusive deal with a local manufacturer.

It seems OnePlus is taking measures to develop the company as a major brand rather than rely on Cyanogen, and have taken a step to ensure that. Customers who ordered the OnePlus One recently spotted that Cyanogen logo is missing on the handset as shown above.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9500) Gets Android 5.0 Lollipop in Russia

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Not too long ago, Samsung Russia started rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the Galaxy Note 3 in the region, and it seems the company plans to update older devices to the latest operating system first.

Recently, the Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9500) started getting Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update in Russia. The update is rolling out for the Exynos variant of the device, and is sized at a whopping 1094MB so make sure you’re connected  to a WiFi network before you download the update.

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