Tag Archive: Patch


New Limited-Time Modes highlights latest Fortnite 8.40 patch

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The latest content update for Fortnite – the 8.40 patch – hit servers earlier this week, and brought with it two limited-time game modes, an updated weapon, and continued fixes for various glitches in the game.

The biggest update in the 8.40 patch is the inclusion of a brand new limited-time game mode, Air Royale. As its name suggests, Air Royale will see players hopping in an X-4 Stormwing and  [Read More…]

Respawn System highlights latest Fortnite 8.30 patch

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The latest content update for Fortnite – the 8.30 patch – hit servers earlier this week, and brought with it a brand new respawn system, as well as the addition of some new limited-time game modes.

The biggest update in the 8.30 patch, the Reboot Van, will allow players to bring eliminated teammates back into battle. Much like the system that is featured in Apex Legends, the Reboot Van allows  [Read More…]

Android security patch downloads increased by 84% in Q4 2018

Google also cracked down on spyware apps.

Once a year for the last five years, Google releases something called the “Android Security & Privacy Year In Review” — essentially a look back at the past year and the overall state of security for Android as a whole.

This year’s report covers a lot of ground, but one number that stands out the most is the increase in security patch downloads. In Q4 2018, Google reports a year-over-year  [Read More…]

Major changes arrive in Fortnite’s 8.20 patch

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The latest content update for Fortnite — the 8.20 patch — will be hitting servers today, and with it comes an array of changes to the game, as well as the inclusion of some new, limited-time game modes.

According to Epic Games, the update will include fixes to the Baller item and various weapons, but perhaps most importantly, the former hard cap on how many materials a player could gather  [Read More…]

Do you have the February 2019 security patch on your Pixel phone?

It’s widely rolling out now.

Like we see every single month, Google recently started pushing out its February 2019 security patch to Pixel and Nexus devices. These patches may not be as exciting as full-fledged Android updates, but they do allow your phone to keep performing with the latest bug fixes and security upgrades.

These patches are usually pretty fast to make their way to devices around the globe, and looking through the AC forums, it would  [Read More…]

Skip the line for the latest Android security patch on your Pixel

Now that we’re well into the cycle of regular Android 9 Pie updates, Pixel owners are clamoring to get the latest updates to Android 9 as soon as possible. But Google doesn’t always push these over-the-air updates as soon as people would like, which is where this guide comes in. Using the tips below, you can sideload factory images or OTA updates to your Pixel device as soon as they are available.

Products used in this guide Best  [Read More…]

December 2018 security patch now rolling out for Pixel devices

Latest patch addresses the Pixel 3 RAM management issues, along with some general improvements for all Pixel devices.

Google is rolling out the last batch of security updates for 2018. Officially announced on December 3, the latest security patch delivers general security patches for some remote and local flaws affecting all Android devices, and also includes a number of updates and fixes specifically targeting Pixel devices.

Google said it would address RAM management issues on the Pixel  [Read More…]

Have you downloaded the November 2018 security patch?

The patch is steadily rolling out to users as we speak.

Yesterday was November 5, and in the Android world, that means it was a day for a new security patch.

The November 2018 patch was officially released yesterday afternoon, and with it comes the usual assortment of bug fixes and some Pixel-specific tweaks such as improved picture-in-picture performance and enhanced notification stability.

Looking through the Android Central forums, it looks like most people have already gotten  [Read More…]

September security patch now available for Android 9 Pie on Pixel devices

This patch improves Bluetooth car audio, charging in Retail Mode, and more.

If you’ve been enjoying Android 9 Pie on one of the Pixel or Pixel 2 devices, large or small, it’s about to get even better with its first security patch. Dated for September 5, the OTA files and firmware images are already available on Google’s site in case you don’t want to wait (as long as you’re comfortable with manually flashing software updates).

The September  [Read More…]

July 2018 security patch now rolling out for Pixel and Nexus devices

The Pixel 2 and 2 XL get improved Wi-Fi performance with this patch.

Another month, another security patch. On July 2, Google officially started pushing out the July 2018 Android security patch for its Pixel and Nexus devices.

Both the factory images and OTA files are live right now, meaning you can already flash the patch to your phone if you don’t feel like waiting for the over-the-air update to hit your phone.

This patch level officially  [Read More…]