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Android Wear is set to get gesture controls with Google's next update. Photo: Motorola

Android Wear is set to get gesture controls with Google’s next update. Photo: Motorola

Google’s Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update is expected to arrive in the coming days, and it will be bringing gesture control and Wi-Fi support for Android Wear devices, one source claims.

Another Nexus built by LG? Yes please. Photo: LG

Another Nexus built by LG? Yes please. Photo: LG

LG’s Nexus smartphones — the Nexus 4 and the Nexus 5 — were arguably two of the best Google devices to date. In fact, they were so good that Google has asked LG to build another one, according to a report from South Korea.

Two Nexus smartphones could be coming this year.

Two Nexus smartphones could be coming this year.

The Nexus 6 isn’t even half a year old yet, but already the rumor mill has begun turning its attention to its successor. Sources in China claim that Google has chosen a local manufacturer to build one variant of its next smartphone, and it seems Huawei best fits the bill.

Android 5.0.1 comes to Google's latest Nexus handsets. Photo: Google

Android 5.0.1 comes to Google’s latest Nexus handsets. Photo: Google

Google’s latest Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update is now available for both the Nexus 5 and the Nexus 6. You can download it now either as a factory image or as an update package for manual flashing — or you can wait for Google to roll it out over-the-air to your device.

Android 5.0.1 is on its way. Image: Google

Android 5.0.1 is on its way. Image: Google

Android 5.0.1 has been available for over a week for a number Nexus devices — but only if you were willing to download the factory images and flash them manually. Now Google’s rolling out its latest Lollipop update — which brings improved stability and performance — over the air.

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