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Lollipop continues its assault on the new Moto X. Photo: Motorola

Lollipop continues its assault on the new Moto X. Photo: Motorola

Owners of the new Moto X on Verizon are now receiving Motorola’s much-anticipated Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade. The 678MB release is rolling out now over-the-air to a select group of users who were chosen to be a part of the Motorola Feedback Network.

The Nexus 6 is hiding a great feature that's easy to enable. Photo: Google

The Nexus 6 is hiding a great feature that’s easy to enable. Photo: Google

Early versions of the Nexus 6, including those issued to select reviews, had an awesome double-tap to wake function much like the HTC One M8, which was inexplicably removed by Google before the handset made its public debut. It’s unclear why it was pulled, but if you’ve already rooted your device, you can get it back with this simple app.

Lollipop is coming to HTC's Google Play Edition handsets. Photo: HTC

Lollipop is coming to HTC’s Google Play Edition handsets… at some point. Photo: HTC

HTC’s Lollipop updates for the Google Play Edition One M8 and One M7 has been delayed again. The software was initially scheduled to land early this week, then the release was pushed back to today — but HTC is still awaiting Google’s approval.

This logo isn't the only modification AT&T will make to your Nexus 6. Photo: AT&T

This logo isn’t the only modification AT&T will make to your Nexus 6. Photo: AT&T

If you’re buying your new Nexus 6 on AT&T, you’re not going to get the completely pure Android experience you were probably expecting. We already know that the carrier is slapping its logo onto the back of Google’s latest smartphone before shipping it to customers, but it seems a number of changes are being made to its software, too.

Numbers and extra keys. Photo: KIllian Bell/Cult of Android

Numbers and extra keys. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Google has greatly improved its default Android keyboard for Lollipop, not only by giving it a Material Design overhaul, but by adding new features as well. One of those is the ability to add a number row and other special keys to the keyboard, but enabling them can be pretty tricky. Here’s what you need to do.

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