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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.

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.

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

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

HTC hopes to begin its Android 5.0 Lollipop rollout for Google Play Edition handsets this Friday, November 21. Both the One M7 and the One M8 will be blessed by the new software on the same day if everything goes to plan, according to HTC Vice President of Product Management, Mo Versi.

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Google Play Edition Ones will get Lollipop next week. Photo: Google

If you have a Google Play Edition HTC One, you could next in line to get an Android 5.0 Lollipop update. HTC’s Vice President of Product Management has confirmed that the Taiwanese company is planning to roll out Google’s latest Android update for these handsets as early as next week.

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