Tag Archives: update

Nexus devices are now getting Android’s February security update

Google has announced that it has started rolling out this month’s Android security update to Nexus devices. The update includes fixes to five critical issues, four high-priority issues, and a moderate bug. The Nexus 6P, 5X, 6, 5 and 7 (2013) are all getting Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow-based MMB29Q build. The February patch is also rolling out to the Pixel C, ... Read More »

LG G4 Marshmallow update now rolling out in Canada

Over a month after it started rolling out in the US, the Android 6.0 update for LG’s last year’s flagship smartphone G4 has started rolling out in Canada, too. Local carrier Telus started pushing out the update on February 1. Among other major Canadian carriers, Rogers has updated its OS upgrade schedule to reflect that the update will be rolled ... Read More »

BlackBerry Priv’s February security update rolling out already

Well, that was quick. It’s February 1 today, and BlackBerry’s Android-powered Privsmartphone has already started receiving the Android security update for the month. That’s less than a month after January’s patch begun rolling out. There’s currently no information whatsoever on exactly what fixes are included in the update given that even Google is yet to disclose the details about Android’s ... Read More »

S6 and S6 edge get Marshmallow update in South Korea

Samsung has started rolling out the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update for the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 edge in South Korea. The final version comes out after a brief beta test where users had to sign up to receive the beta build. Looking at screenshots by SamMobile, the update brings some minor UI changes, such as the updated notification ... Read More »

Sony Xperia M5 and M5 Dual getting Android 5.1 update

Sony has started rolling out the Android 5.1 Lollipop update to both Xperia M5 and M5 Dualsmartphones. The update also includes Android security patch for the month of January. Weighing in at around 600MB, the new update bumps the M5’s build number to 30.1.A.1.33, and that of the dual-sim variant to 30.1.B.1.33. It brings along the ability to take pictures ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 4 Windows 10 variant receiving new update

The Windows 10 Mobile variant of Xiaomi’s Mi 4 smartphone has started receiving a new firmware update, which majorly includes bug fixes as well as some improvements and enhancements. As per the change log, the update fixes various issues such as those related to alarm clock, Outlook e-mail syncing, and freezing screen. In addition, it improves the camera quality for ... Read More »

Forthcoming update to Parallels Access boosts support for iPad Pro

Users of the iPad Pro that want to connect to remote desktops will soon get some relief from problems they face using Parallels Access. The virtualization software company is testing a version of its remote access application specifically written for the big-screen iPad, which fixes some trouble the software has been having with the device’s massive touchscreen. On Sunday, the company ... Read More »

Samsung’s Edge display gets smarter as part of Marshmallow update

The curved display of the Galaxy S6 Edge and Edge+ will soon perform some pretty nifty new tasks thanks to enhancements Samsung packed into its Marshmallow update. Samsung detailed several new tricks that you can perform, which also helps to explain why you’re only now getting the latest version of Android after its debut several months ago (Samsung is also rolling ... Read More »

HTC Windows Phone 8X won’t receive Windows 10 Mobile update

Here’s some bad, if expected, news for owners of the HTC Windows Phone 8X from 2012. The handset will not be updated to Windows 10 Mobile, the latest version of Microsoft’s OS. This has been officially confirmed by HTC’s UK arm, so at this point you really should give up all hope on the matter. Not that there was a ... Read More »

Verizon’s Galaxy Note 4 is only now receiving the Android 5.1.1 update

Seemingly wanting to confirm that “better late than never” saying, Verizon has only now decided to release the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update for its version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. The flagship phablet from 2014 has actually been on the receiving end of this update ever since August of 2015, but that’s for internationally sold unlocked units. As always, ... Read More »