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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.

Photo: Motorola

Photo: Motorola

Motorola smartphone users can now use their Android Wear watch as a remote shutter control. The feature, which is already available inside of Google’s universal Camera app, is available with the latest version of the app that’s available to download now from Google Play.

The HTC EYE Experience. Image: HTC

The HTC EYE Experience. Image: HTC

HTC is already rolling out its new EYE Experience app in Europe, just two days after it was unveiled alongside the Desire EYE handset at an event in New York City. The update, which is baked into Android 4.4.4 KitKat, is currently being made available to One M8 handsets in Europe.

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