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The new Moto G will get Android 5.0 Lollipop. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

The new Moto G will get Android 5.0 Lollipop. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Motorola understands that Android users like to know when their next update is coming — particularly if it’s a big one — so the company has erected a new webpage that allows customers to track their Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade to release. The tracker covers all handsets from the Droid Maxx and Droid Mini to the latest Moto X and Moto G.

Android L running on the Galaxy S5. Video: SamMobile

Lollipop running on the Galaxy S5. Video: SamMobile

Samsung could be rolling out its first Android 5.0 Lollipop updates by December, say sources familiar with the company’s plans — and the flagship Galaxy S5 will be the first to get one. The release will feature a revamped TouchWiz interface that will better suit Google’s new Material Design guidelines.

Support for third-party mail services is coming to Gmail. Screenshots: Google

Support for third-party mail services is coming to Gmail. Screenshots: Google

Google’s updating all of its first-party Android apps for Lollipop, and while some of them are just getting a new lick of paint, many will receive exciting new features at the same time. One of those apps is Gmail, which will finally support third-party email services, allowing you to use just the one app for all of your accounts.

The HTC One M8 will get Lollipop. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

The HTC One M8 will get Lollipop. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

HTC has promised Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrades for its One M8 and last year’s One M7 “within 90 days of receiving the final software from Google.” The Taiwanese company had already confirmed upgrades for both of these devices, and now we know they could be here before the end of the year.

Battery life is even better on the Note 4. Photo: Samsung

Battery life is even better on the Note 4. Photo: Samsung

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is already getting its first software update, and it’s making some significant improvements to battery life. The release, which is labelled “XXU1ANJ4,” also promises to deliver greater performance and increased stability.

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