Tag Archive: optimizations


Latest OxygenOS beta for OnePlus 3/3T includes battery and data usage optimizations

New OxygenOS beta is now rolling out to the OnePlus 3 and 3T.

OnePlus is rolling out OxygenOS Open Beta 20 to the OnePlus 3 (Open Beta 11 for the 3T) that lets you take scrolling screenshots even when a GIF or video is playing. The update includes optimizations to the battery saver indicator — you’ll now see a notification instead of the orange status bar. OnePlus has also improved the calculation method for data usage, leading to more  [Read More…]

OnePlus 3/3T gain new launcher, optimizations in latest Open Beta

Even if everyone’s eyes are on the newly released OnePlus 5, OnePlus is not neglecting its older flagships. The company has started rolling out the next OxygenOS Open Beta update for OnePlus 3/3T which bumps the software version to number 19 and 10 respectively. The two changelogs are quite similar, which means both phones are […]

Kodi update brings new skins, higher Android version requirement, and 4K optimizations

One of the best ways to watch streaming content just got a big update.

If you’re a Kodi fan, you might have noticed the app looking a bit different after this week’s update. Kodi 17, which has the positively super codename of Krypton (h/t Android Police), brings a new default skin and a handful of changes under that nifty new wrapper, including enhancement to help 4K content and more supported audio pass-through.

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NVIDIA Shield Android TV update 1.3 brings Wi-Fi improvements, optimizations for new games

The NVIDIA Shield Android TV is receiving another update, this time to Software Upgrade 1.3, which brings along with it some much needed fixes. The previous update expanded support for 4K content, along with some streaming improvements, but there was still way more to be addressed.

If you are using Android Wear in Android M, check your optimizations

It turns out Android M thinks your Android Wear app needs to take a nap every once in a while.

It should be no surprise to anyone out there that the Android M Developer Preview is not 100% ready for public consumption. We’re not expecting a Nexus running the finished version of this OS until the fall, but that doesn’t stop folks from giving the preview a quick flash and checking things out. In doing so,  [Read More…]

NVIDIA Shield Tablet LTE update 2.2 arrives with new game choices, power optimizations

NVIDIA’s Shield Tablet LTE is receiving its version 2.2 upgrade, which is based on Android 5.0.1 and brings the ability to play new streamed games, better standby battery life and several performance improvements. This is a relatively small bump over all the improvements that came with the initial 5.0.1 update a few weeks back, but we’re still glad to see any updates that bring new features and improvements.

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Z Steel Soldiers and T.E.C. 3001 launch with Tegra optimizations for NVIDIA Shield devices

NVIDIA announced that two new games had launched on the Google Play store that are optimized for the company’s Tegra chipsets for play on the SHIELD Portable handheld gaming device and the SHIELD Tablet. Z Steel Soldiers comes with additional optimizations for SHIELD players and T.E.C. 3001 will deliver great graphics performance.

Dropbox v2.0 with Ice Cream Sandwich optimizations goes live in the Android Market

Android Central

Having previously slipped a preview of the Dropbox update with optimizations for Ice Cream Sandwich, we all knew it was coming but we didn’t know when, exactly. As it turns out, the latest update for Dropbox is now available in the Android Market and ready to be downloaded. Aside from the new UI and Ice Cream Sandwich optimizations, Dropbox has a few other tricks built in:

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