US Cellular LG G4 should receive Android 6.0 Marshmallow update starting today

In a bit of rather surprising news, US Cellular announced that the Android 6.0 Marshmallow for its version of the G4 is now rolling out. The build is US99120b and will bring you to the current version of Android, which includes a bunch of great stuff.

This update has begun its rollout, but as usual, people might not get it for a few days as it’s rolled out to everyone. So if you’re waiting for the update, it shouldn’t be too much longer. If you do get it, let us know how you like the latest version of Android!

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LG K10 landing in South Korea this week

While LG already announced its latest flagship last week at CES 2016, it was unclear when exactly the handset would be launching. Fear not, as the Korean manufacturer has just revealed that the LG K10 will be available in the company’s home country this week – January 14.

To refresh your memory on just how powerful the LG K10 really is, the official specs are listed as:

  • quad-core 1.2 GHz CPU
  • 5.3-inch display with 720 x 1280 pixels
  • 1.5GB of RAM
  • 16GB of expandable internal memory
  • 13MP rear camera
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • Wi-Fi (802.11 b, g, n), Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, USB 2.0, and Micro SD,
  • 2,300mAh battery
  • 146.6 × 74.8 × 8.8mm
  • 140g weight
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Indigo Black and White color options

Without contract agreement, the LG K10 costs 200,000 KRW in Korea, which means about $165.

No word on when the phone will be made available outside of Korea.

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Verizon LG V10 receiving a maintenance upgrade

It looks like the LG V10 on Verizon has started rolling out an OTA update. This one is a maintenance upgrade the primarily brings bug fixes. Build VS99011B software update will bring the following improvements and bug fixes:

  1. QRemote no longer crashes when accessed from the Notification Panel
  2. Navigation icons are correctly displayed when an app is closed while in Dual Window mode
  3. Fixed issues with the Contacts app and Second Screen:
    • Contacts app now displays latest updates to your contacts opened from Second Screen
    • Second Screen no longer overlaps the device Status Bar

Be sure to check for the update and let us know if you see any improvements in the comments below.

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LG K7 will be launched by Boost Mobile as Tribute 5

The LG K7 will soon become available at prepaid carrier Boost Mobile, though it will be known as the Tribute 5. The phones sport a 5-inch display with a resolution of 854×480. On the processing side, there is a 1.1 or 1.3GHz, quad-core chip and 1GB or 1.5GB of RAM (depending on model: 3G or 4G LTE).

There are also two variants with the main camera and internal memory, one model will have an 5MP camera and 8GB storage, while the other model will have a 5MP camera and 16GB storage. Both variants will offer a 5 MP front camera, runs Android 5.1 Lollipop, and packs in a 2,125 mAh battery.

It seems that LG has also confirmed that the LG Tribute 5 will be making its way stateside in Q1 this year, although no specific dates or pricing details have been mentioned.

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LG G3 will receive an update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow

If you are the lucky owner of an LG G3 and also looking forward to the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update, then this is your lucky day indeed (well, also if you live in Poland). The Korean OEM has announced that they will start rolling out the update for their flagship device. Poland is the lucky country to first receive the major update, followed by South Korea, and then Europe, although no schedule has yet been announced.

If you’re waiting for the update, it shouldn’t be too much longer. If you do get it, let us know how you like the latest version of Android!

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How To Install A Custom Kernel on LG Nexus 5X

A custom kernel can open up a new level of control over your device, such as overclocking/underclocking, undervolting, changing governors, changing I/O schedulers, adjusting colour calibrations, adjusting sound calibrations, and many other options.

Following is the tutorial on how to install a custom kernel with TWRP Recovery

Prerequisites:

  • unlocked bootloader
  • TWRP recovery

Instructions:

  1. Download a kernel that is compatible with your current ROM
  2. Enter TWRP recovery
  3. Select the install option from the TWRP home screen
  4. Navigate to the kernel and select it
  5. Swipe to install
  6. You’ll have an option to wipe cache/dalvik and an option to reboot system. Wipe the cache/dalvik, hit the back button, and hit the reboot system button

Once your phone has booted up you can use a kernel tuning app to change governors, I/O scheduler, clock speed, and other options. Some of the popular kernel apps are Kernel Auditor, Trickster Mod, No Frills, Kernel Tuner, and many more.

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