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Android Community Weekly Digest: May 24, 2015

Things have been rather slow this week, though it feels more like the calm before the storm. Indeed, we're hearing a few whispers about Google might be bringing to the tablet at I/O 2015 nex week. That, of course, doesn't mean that nothing noteworthy happened this week, like the launch, sort of, of the YotaPhone 2 in the US and LG's continued attempts to milk everything it can out of the G4 brand. This is your latest edition of Android Community's Weekly Digest, covering the period from May 18 to May 24, 2015.

T-Mobile updates Galaxy Tab S to Lollipop, coming soon on Xperia Z3, Z1s

Yeah, you're probably tired of hearing that Android 5.0 Lollipop is coming to this and this gadget or will not be released to so and so device. But until all those waiting for the updates to their device are fully satisfied, then the news and updates have to keep on coming. Today, it's the turn of T-Mobile subscribers. Samsung Galaxy Tab S owners will finally be happy, while Sony Xperia Z3 and Z1s users will have to wait a little more.

Check out this Sony 65-inch 4K Ultra HD TV with Android TV

If you're on the lookout for a new Android TV, we recommend you watch the unboxing video below first. You might want to preview what this new Ultra HD TV from Sony can do err, show you. This particular TV model boasts of a 65-inch (64.5-inch actually) diagonal display. It's a large TV  that would require at least two people setting it up in your living room or wherever. If you're thinking if it's time to get a super 4K Ultra HD, a few minutes testing this new Sony TV would probably help you decide and probably say yes.

Sony now allows custom recovery on select Xperia devices

Sony has always been a standard apart when it comes to helping their smartphone users customize their devices to the way they want it. Sure, they may have locked bootloaders, but Sony will unlock those for you. They’re even moving more into AOSP (Android Open Source Project) territory when the announcement came out that they will be officially allowing custom recovery installation on select Sony Xperia devices.

Sony Lavender image leaked ahead of launch

Upleaks, the anonymous and famous tech leaker, has some good news for us. It's not confirmed yet but Sony is believed to be introducing a new selfie-focused smartphone ideal for the well...selfie addicts. Details are scarce but we have an idea this could be called the Sony Lavender or the E55 Series. Based on the name alone, we're guessing the phone will be lavender or anything with a purplish shade.

Sony India to launch a new smartphone, probably the Xperia Z4

Sony India has sent out invites to their local media for a May 26 event where they are set to launch a new smartphone in their region. But as to which smartphone it will be is still up for speculation. But based on the look of the official invite to the press conference, it might have something to do with the device's water resistance, so speculation is rife that it will be the Xperia M4 Aqua, which had its official announcement at the MWC earlier this year.

Sony outs Smart Tennis Sensor, be ready to improve your tennis skills

My tennis knowledge is very much limited. I have played the sports but only on Wii and Xbox. Don't ask me for pro tips because I won't be able to give you not even one useful help. But thank heavens for tech innovations, you can now review your moves and tennis game performance results with the Smart Tennis Sensor.

NTT DoCoMo rolls out new smartphones, three models now available

New smartphones have just landed on NTT DoCoMo: the Sharp AQUOS ZETA SH-03G, Sharp AQUOS EVER SH-04G, and the Sony Xperia A4 SO-04G. All three phones are part of the 2015 summer lineup that consists of more smartphones and tablets, most of which will be released before the month of May ends.