Tag Archives: update

New update hitting unlocked HTC 10 in US

HTC has started pushing out a new update to its 10 smartphone in the United Sates. Hitting unlocked units, it’s a security update that arrives as version 2.50.617.2 and weighs in at around 277MB. @LlabTooFeR HTC 10 USA unlocked july update pic.twitter.com/0wi7rNAQ0t — Akif (@Akif_Karaca) July 12, 2017 It’s not exactly clear which month’s security update it is – the tweet clearly says July, but ... Read More »

New Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) update in India brings Pay Mini support

Samsung has started pushing out a new update to its Galaxy J7 (2016) smartphone in India. Weighing in at around 135MB, the update carries a firmware version of J710FXXU3AQF6, and brings a handful of changes. The key upgrade is the added support for Pay Mini, which is a stripped down version of the company’s mobile payments service Samsung Pay. Android security fixes ... Read More »

Google might soon update Pixel devices with always-on mode for Ambient Display

  An APK breakdown performed by XDA Developers suggests that Google might be working on an always-on mode for Ambient Display. Currently, on Pixel and Nexus devices, Ambient Display is a way to glance at notifications via a black and white screen that activates when taken out of a pocket or pulses when a notification comes in. Google is actively working toward ... Read More »

New OnePlus 5 update improves WiFi connectivity, voice calling

OnePlus has started pushing out a new update to its 5 smartphone. Arriving as OxygenOS 4.5.5, the update weighs in at around 60MB, and brings optimizations and bug fixes, but seemingly no new features. Wi-Fi connectivity has been improved and voice calling has been made clearer. Other optimizations are related to video recording (which now consumes less battery) and incoming call vibration ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ getting new update

A new update has started hitting the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ smartphone. Arriving as software version G928FXXS3CQFA and currently hitting units in Europe, the update brings the Android security fixes for the month of June. The exact change-log for the update isn’t yet available, so there’s no information on what other changes (if any) are included. Given that it’s an OTA roll ... Read More »

Security update hitting Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 edge on Rogers

Canadian carrier Rogers has updated its OS Upgrade Schedule to reflect that the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge units on its network are getting a new security update. Aside from the flagship duo, the Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note5 units are also receiving a security patch. The Galaxy S6 flagship duo will get the next security update starting ... Read More »

Nintendo Switch Update Makes It Easier to Find Lost Joy-Con Controllers

HIGHLIGHTS Switch console got a substantial software update Users will be able to use the console to make the controllers vibrate The update also makes some additional adjustments to the console Nintendo’s Switch console got a substantial software update that literally helps it keep its act together. The portable console has detachable controllers – Joy-Cons – two adjectives that are ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 duo getting an update

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are getting a new update. Arriving as version G930W8VLS2BQF1 and G935W8VLS2BQF1, respectively, it brings Android security fixes for June. Aside from the latest patch, the update also includes stability and performance-related improvements as well as some bug fixes. As is usually the case with OTA roll outs, it might take some time for ... Read More »

Honor 6X Starts Receiving EMUI 5.0 Update Based on Android 7.0 Nougat

The Honor 6X from Huawei went on sale in India in February starting at Rs. 12,999. The smartphone was launched running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and is now receiving the EMUI 5.0 update based on Android 7.0 Nougat, starting with the US. To recall, the smartphone had been launched in India with access to a beta update of Android 7.0 Nougat. ... Read More »

Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update review The future is increasingly uncertain

Microsoft’s Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update rides the coattails of the desktop OS, heavily leaning on improvements in Cortana and Edge to nudge Microsoft’s nearly comatose mobile platform further ahead. As the free upgrade rolls out Tuesday, our review of the Creators Update can’t help but conclude that it’s even less of an improvement than the Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update. ... Read More »