Tag Archive: 2013


FTC to review Google’s 2013 Waze acquisition as part of its antitrust sweep

The FTC plans to examine “many” other deals that were already reviewed in the past.

What you need to know The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will reportedly be taking a second look at Google’s acquisition of Waze. Google’s acquisition of the Israeli company behind navigation app Waze for $ 1.1 billion was approved by the FTC in 2013. Antitrust experts say a ‘second look’ is required as the deal combined two popular digital mapping services and  [Read More…]

Seeing a Spanish update message on the Nexus 7 (2013)? Don’t install it just yet

Several users are receiving an update message in Spanish on the Nexus 7 (2013) configured for English. The update includes the July security patch and comes in at 12.1MB, but the description is in Spanish and it looks like there isn’t a way to clear the update notification. According to Google’s issue tracker, the update is being received by users across regions.

Per the discussion in our forums, Google is aware of the issue:

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Republic Wireless begins Moto X 2013 Android 5.1 soak test

Republic Wireless is beginning to soak test the Android 5.1 update for the Moto X 2013. The carrier will be pushing the update to 5,000 devices to test the waters and see what issues may arise. This update, which carries the system version of 222.21.15.ghost_row.RepublicWireless.en.US sprint, is pushing out today. In addition to the Android 5.1 changes that Motorola outlined, this update also includes a few more fixes. Those include:

Fix for the delayed dialing condition (requires  [Read More…]

Skype for Business officially launches for Android, replacing Lync 2013

Microsoft has officially launched its enterprise-themed VoIP client Skype for Business for Android devices. Microsoft offered a preview version for IT admins to try out in October before today’s release.

Sprint now pushing Android 5.1 update to Moto X 2013

Sprint is now pushing the Android 5.1 update out for the Moto X 2013. The update, which carries the software version LPA23.12-39.10, began pushing a few days ago, with more users now seeing the notification for it.

Moto X 2013 begins receiving Android 5.1 update from Verizon

The Moto X 2013 is now getting its Android 5.1 update from Verizon following a brief soak test. The update brings a number of feature additions to the original Moto X, including a patch for the Stagefright exploit.

AT&T suspends Android 5.1 update for 2013 Moto X

The Android 5.1 update from AT&T that was rolling out for the 2013 Moto X has been suspended for unknown reasons. AT&T has posted an update on its software update page, revealing that it has paused the push, and is working to resolve the issues.

AT&T’s Moto X 2013 is next up for a soak test

The 2013 Moto X on AT&T is up next for a soak test of new software, according to the flood of tips in our inbox. That should be the Android 5.1.1 update that’s been hitting other variants of the original Moto X.

Android 5.1 starts rolling out for retail models of the Moto X (2013) in 14 more countries

The Moto X (2013) update saga continues, and gets more confusing as it goes. There have been a number of updates from Motorola’s David Schuster on the topic, and the latest is some good news for users in a number of countries around the world.

Android 5.1 soak tests begin for the Moto G (2013) in the U.S., Verizon Moto X (2014)

Motorola’s David Schuster is certainly on a roll lately. Taking to Google Plus once again, Schuster has announced that Android 5.1 soak tests have begun for the Moto X (2014) on Verizon and the Moto G (2013) with LTE in the US.