Google has just Updated it's Chrome for Android Beta to version 38 on the Play Store with many changes. It's not a major update unlike the v37-beta update that brought us the Chrome Materiel design UI. According to the Chrome release blog Chrome Beta v38 includes additional Material Design user interface elements and new support for Android's battery status and screen orientation APIs.
If you're running Android L on your Nexus 5 or Nexus 7, you might also see a new option in the Settings menu. "Merge tabs and apps" would seem to indicate the kind of functionality that we've seen in "Project Hera" and confirmed at Google I/O. Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to work yet. SystemUI has been crashing periodically since we've turned that slider on.
Google published Android Lollipop's new Android 5.0.1 version with bug fixes. But still Android Lollipop have lots of bugs. Here is the list of all Android 5.0.1 Lollipop problems in the aftermath of the update's release.
Android 5.0.1 Lollipop is small bug fix update from Google. Currently rolling out to owners of select Nexus devices including the Nexus 4, Nexus 7, Nexus 10, and Nexus 9. The update's goal is to shore up the experiences on these devices and stabilize them as we head into the new year.
We haven't noticed any system wide bugs and most of the Android 5.0.1 problems that we're seeing, so far, are both small and isolated. Still, there do appear to be problems.
Android 5.0.1 Bugs List :
- Inability to connect to wireless at work, screen rotation issues on the Nexus 7, various issues with Wi-Fi after installing Android 5.0.1, Android 5.0.1 installation issues.
- Problems with Google's "OK Google" function.
- Wi-Fi connectivity problems and security issues.
- Issues with sound after upgrading.
- Bluetooth issues.
- Problems with the home button.
- Reports about Notifications disappear without tapping them.
Not everyone is dealing with Android 5.0.1 bugs, at least not yet. We've heard from numerous Nexus users, of all shapes and sizes, who claim that Android 5.0.1 Lollipop is treating their device well. Our Android 5.0.1 experience on the Nexus 7 2013 has been outstanding and its performing well in key areas like battery life, Wi-Fi, and overall speed.
Many Samsung users are waiting for their Lollipop OTA Update, few users already updated. Samsung Galaxy S4 (SM-I950x) and Galaxy S5 (SM-G900x) users who already received the Android 5.0 Lollipop update is reporting that they are facing bugs and issues with the firmware.
Today, Samsung Norway told its complaining users that the Lollipop update for both Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S5 is currently "On-Hold" in order to fix the reported bugs. The company also said that they are working full time to fix those bugs and start rolling-out a new one that includes all the fixes that will be available to all users very soon.
The reported bugs includes random freezes, Contacts app force close by itself, default Phone app "com.android.phone" crashes, alarm problems and also some performance issues. Here's what Samsung Norway said:
"We are aware of the issues some users are experiencing after installing
the update Android 5.0 Lollipop and now has stopped the current
version. We work full time with a new update that contains solutions
to the problems that have been reported to us, including a new solution for
silent mode. We hope to send out the update shortly, and will
keep you updated on Facebook." - Samsung Norway
After Samsung announced that both Galaxy S5 and Galaxy S4 Android 5.0 Lollipop update will be put "On-Hold" to fix some major Bugs and issues in the update. AT&T tweeted on it's official twitter regarding the Galaxy S5 Lollipop update.
AT&T said that they are "rigorously testing" the Galaxy S5 Lollipop update, trying to find Bugs and issues to report back to Samsung in order to fix them before the official release to grantee a "smooth transition" from KitKat to Lollipop for all S5 users.
@HardcorFitz We are rigorously testing this update to avoid any bugs and create a smooth transition for all. Thank you for your patience.— AT&T (@ATT) March 10, 2015
According to our sources, It will take 1-2 weeks at least to fix the bugs reported on the initial Samsung Lollipop 5.0 firmware, test it and then push the final update Over-the-air (OTA) to the end users.