Tag Archive: Begins


Instagram begins testing new portrait mode feature for Stories

Instagram portrait mode is finally coming! At least that’s what many observant Android developers suspected after a new “portrait shutter icon” file was recently spotted in the app’s code. Instagram confirmed this week that they are currently testing a new camera format called “Focus”.

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T-Mobile begins offering BOGO deals on plethora of Android phones

While everyone else is focused on whether the power is out at CES 2018, T-Mobile is still getting the ball rolling. The Un-Carrier is working on continuing to expand its user base and has started offering its first BOGO deal of 2018. In the press release, CEO John Legere states that “another 5 million people […]

HQ Trivia begins limited beta in the U.S., open beta in Canada

Here’s some good news for some Americans and all Canadians: HQ Trivia is here!

Earlier this week, the mobile phenomenon, HQ Trivia, announced that its Android release was nearing. Now, the company has said that it launched in limited beta in the U.S. on Christmas Day to iron out some bugs, and that it will open the app to more users in the coming days and weeks.

Android update: we’re in limited beta as of Christmas  [Read More…]

Samsung Pay begins to get Android Oreo support on Galaxy S8

Samsung has a beta program for Android Oreo on the Galaxy S8 allowing select users to test the latest operating system on their device. To allow full functionality of Android Oreo on the Galaxy S8, Samsung are updating the Samsung Pay app to support the latest version of Android. Hopefully Samsung will open up the […]

Galaxy S8 Daydream rollout begins as Google promises support on 11 phones by end of year

As Verizon’s GS8 gets its Daydream VR update, Google CEO Sundar Pichai says a total of 11 Daydream phones will be available by the end of 2017.

It was promised back at Google I/O, and now the Samsung Galaxy S8 has started receiving firmware updates to enable Google’s Daydream VR platform. As spotted by 9to5Google, the update is hitting Verizon models first in the U.S., and also brings the option to hide the navigation bar — a  [Read More…]

App Highlight: Arena Masters – Legend Begins

The App Developed by NEXON Company, Arena Masters: Legend Begins is an established app with over 500,000 installs. Having been updated on May 24, 2017, the developer is constantly fixing various bugs with the latest update introducing new gear and skins. The game is a PvP real-time battle strategy royale. What it does You can battle in […]

Galaxy S8 red display fix begins rolling out in the UK

Samsung have started to push a fix for an issue some users are reporting on their Galaxy S8. While not widely reported, some users have found that their S8 screens have a slight red hue. Samsung clearly think people have a point and have expanded the rollout of a patch to the UK having begun […]

Improved Android 7.1.1 update begins rolling out to OnePlus 3 and 3T

Who needs chocolate bunnies for Easter when we’ve got system updates?

OnePlus has begun to roll out shiny, new Android 7.1.1 updates to both the OnePlus 3 and the OnePlus 3T, bringing new improvements for expanded screenshots, picture-taking, and a fix to a Bluetooth bug. The update is rolling out incrementally, so don’t be surprised if it takes a little while to reach you, but it is rolling out.

Included in the release notes for the OnePlus  [Read More…]

OnePlus 3T Nougat beta now available, stable rollout for 3 and 3T begins ‘tonight’

“Gradual rollout” of stable Android 7.0 builds to commence from tonight, says co-founder

Update: We’ve updated this story with comments from Carl Pei, and news of the stable rollout coming later today.

OnePlus has stumbled over the finish line in its bid to update the OnePlus 3 and 3T to Android 7.0 Nougat in the promised end-of-year timeframe. A post on its forums today announces the first OxygenOS 4.0 (Android 7.0) beta build for the OnePlus  [Read More…]

T-Mobile begins issuing its Note 7-killing update

The end is here.

T-Mobile has begun administering the drug that will prove fatal to the twice-recalled Note 7, an update that will eventually roll out to all remaining units (some 100,000) in the U.S. The update, which will be required, adds a persistent notification to the Note 7. It also prevents it from being charged, and limits its connectivity to the network. In other words, the update kills the Note 7.

AT&T, Sprint and, reluctantly,  [Read More…]