We have already reported that the Original HTC Desire 816 received its official Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update. Now, it's the turn for the Dual-SIM variant of HTC Desire 816G to get the same Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update.
According to the latest reports we got from our HTC Official Updates Tracker, The Desire 816G is expected to get the Lollipop update is currently under "Testing" and should start Rolling-out during the last Quarter of the year (Q4,2015).
The HTC Desire 816H update will pack many performance improvements, new lock screen, new notification panel and updated User Interface but still keeps the Sense UI v6.0 on the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop build. You can check the official update change-log on the screenshot below (taken from an HTC Desire 816 original variant).
Plans for Updating this variant to Android 5.1 Lollipop or Marshmallow 6.0 is still not clear yet, stay tuned!
Source [HTC Updates]
HTC announced the One M9 with Sense 7.0 UI on top of Android 5.0.2 Lollipop. Well, the Taiwanese company didn't forget the last year's amazing flagship One M8 and confirmed during it's MWC 2015 event the Sense 7 UI update is coming to M8 users.
The Update will pack all the software features that are currently on the HTC One M9 to the One M8. Users should expect Sense 7 to come with Lollipop 5.0.2 update, we don't have an exact date yet but according to our sources it will come during Q2,2015.
A tool that every Samsung user has it installed on his computer, Samsung KIES, the Samsung's smartphone manager suite for PC and Mac, will get a major overhaul. According to confirmed reports, Samsung is planning on releasing KIES 4 with a completely new design to look similar to the company's TouchWiz look for its latest Android 5.0 Lollipop update.
Samsung Kies 4 is expected to be available for download sometimes during Q1,2015 (January - February - March). Coincidentally, that's when the company also launches its flagship smartphones, so hopefully the Galaxy S6 will have a new computer buddy to play with.
In terms of functionality, there's no information if Samsung will be adding features. Many users love Kies for its data backup skills and it's likely that the company plays it safe and just apply a refreshing coat of paint to the suite.
As we all sit at home, hoping to minimize further spreading of the infection, life can get quite boring! Of course, if you are a gamer then you already have your PC or Console games locked, loaded and ready to go, but what about the rest?
Most of us on the other hand, like playing casual games such as Candy Crush or Angry Birds, because trying to beat Lothric and Lorian in Dark Souls 3 again, after dying for the 20th time in a row is considered "entertainment" by a very limited number of individuals.
! For the rest of us, mobile games are good enough in their comparative simplicity. One may even argue that a casual bout of trying our luck at online slots, or a quick multiplayer match of 8 ball pool on the smartphone can be more entertaining and doesn't take up all your time either. So, for the less hardcore gamers out there, who would rather stay entertained during the lockdown than try and learn the core mechanics of complex video games, here are five options that they will enjoy.
Carrom Disc Pool by Miniclip
We're decided to replace the globally famous and extremely well maintained 8 Ball Pool by Miniclip, with their own, much newer and comparatively less famous game, Carrom Disc Pool. Although the game is much simpler and easier to master, it has an advantage that makes it a better game than miniclip's 8 ball Pool in out opinion; it doesn't necessarily follow a pay-to-win strategy for extracting money from its players.
There are a few in-app purchase options and they can indeed give players an advantage in multiplayer matches as well, but that advantage is minimalistic in nature. Your can beats someone with the top level gear, even if you have never paid a dime to earn your strikers. That is a rarity these days, which is why the game comes highly recommended for those skilled enough with their aiming on 2D boards.
Crystal Rift by Rabcat Gambling
Slot games can start to feel similar after a while, which is why it is extremely important for the developers to concentrate on graphics and animations to set them apart from the rest. Crystal Rift makes it onto this list ahead of other similar, but way more popular games such as Berry Burst or Jewel Burst because of that very reason; it is a gorgeous game from Rabcat Gambling that outclasses every slot game created in the mining/jewel theme, just by being a stunner.
The slot also has an incredible RTP of 96.4%, so you may win a fortune from your bets, provided you are lucky enough of course. Find a Casino in Kuwait and use the $1,001 bonus to try out beautiful slots such as Crystal Rift or Yggdrasil's Reef Run to name just a a few.
The final game on the list is Boxing Star and it was included solely based on the fact that there are no other fun boxing games like it on mobile at least. Do be aware that it's shamelessly pay-to-win, and you will have to accept defeat as part of your career, every time you come across a player who has paid a lot for their gloves, mouthpieces, etc.
Nevertheless, the game mechanics are executed well, it looks quite good and the story mode at least is worth downloading the game for, even if you don't want to spend your entire salary in buying more stuff than a game should be allowed to sell in-game!
None of the games mentioned here are taxing on the mind or fingers, and they are selected from a long list of high quality mobile games. Just be careful not to spend too much, or you will fall into the pay-to-win trap which mobile games are infamous for. At least the casino slots give you a chance at winning real money back, but if you fall into the whole in-app purchase cycle, you will be spending your hard earned money on gear that will go out of date in a few days, or even hours!
Google delivered the Lollipop 5.0 Source Code last week. This week, LG G3 users will receive their long-waited Android 5.0 Lollipop OTA update. The Korean manufacturer announced today that the update is ready and its planning on releasing it this week to its latest flagship device.
The rollout of Android 5.0 to the handset will begin in Poland. More key markets will follow shortly.
The Korean giant is the first major smartphone manufacturer to deliver the latest Android build to its halo smartphone. LG will subsequently announce Android 5.0 upgrade schedule for the rest of its lineup of mobile devices.