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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.

Nexus 6 is already cheaper on Sprint. Photo: Google

Nexus 6 is already cheaper on Sprint. Photo: Google

Sprint has slashed Nexus 6 prices by $50 less than a week after it began offering the handset online and in retail stores. But don’t worry if you’ve already bought yours, because you’re going to get a refund for the difference.

Lollipop meets Sense 6. Screenshots: LlabTooFer

Lollipop meets Sense 6. Screenshots: LlabTooFer

In case you needed proof that HTC is hard at work on bringing Android 5.0 Lollipop to its users, these screenshots give us an early glimpse at the Taiwanese company’s take on Google’s latest software. As you might expect, this is Lollipop with Sense 6, and it will already look pretty familiar to you.

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