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Telus Galaxy Note 4 now receiving Marshmallow update

Telus is rolling out the Marshmallow update to the Galaxy Note 4. The OTA is now available, coming in at 1GB.

The carrier made the Marshmallow update available to the Galaxy S5 and the BlackBerry Priv earlier this month, with the Galaxy Note 5, S6, and S6 edge already making the switch earlier this year.

If you’re rocking the Galaxy Note 4 on Telus, now would be a good time to head into the phone’s settings  [Read More…]

LG G Pad X8.3 is receiving Marshmallow on Verizon

Verizon has started rolling out Marshmallow to the LG G Pad X8.3. Bumping the software version on the tablet up to VK81522A, those with the G Pad X8.3 will be able to enjoy new features and functionality as part of the Android release.

If you haven’t yet received the Marshmallow OTA notification, fear not as you’ll be able to check manually by heading into your tablet’s Settings. Note that the rollout is likely to be a  [Read More…]

Galaxy Note 4 already receiving May security patch in India

Samsung is already rolling out the May security patch to the Galaxy Note 4 in India. The update comes in at 378.38MB, and there isn’t much in the way of what’s new according to the changelog, which only mentions the usual stability and bug fixes. What is interesting though is the Android security patch level, which is listed as May 1 2016.

The phone picked up the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update earlier this month, and has  [Read More…]

Nextbit Robin receiving update to Android 6.0.1; additional features included

Last September, a new player entered the Android market. Nextbit is a company founded by former Google employees, and they created the Robin, a device that sells itself upon cloud storage. While the Robin has fair enough specs, its appeal comes from the company’s claim that it will never run out of internal storage. Nextbit uses advanced software within the Robin to determine what should be stored in the cloud and what should be stored on your phone, ensuring that  [Read More…]

Global variant of Galaxy S5 starts receiving Marshmallow

Samsung commenced Marshmallow rollout for the Galaxy S5 in South Korea (SM-G900L) late last month, and the update is now hitting the global variant of the phone (SM-G900F). The SM-G900F variant is sold in Europe, Latin America, and parts of Asia, with the update rolling out to users in Sri Lanka.

Samsung is known to roll out updates in countries with a relatively minor userbase, following which they’re made available widely. It looks like that’s the case with the  [Read More…]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 finally starts receiving Marshmallow update

T-Mobile is finally rolling out the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update to the Galaxy Note 5. The OTA comes in at 1.4GB, bumps the firmware version to N920TUVV2DPD1, and includes April’s security patches.

The carrier’s software tracker still lists the update as being under “Manufacturer Development,” but the update is rolling out. If you’re rocking the Galaxy Note 5 on T-Mobile, head into your device’s settings to manually download the Marshmallow update.

Already received Android 6.0.1 on  [Read More…]

Verizon HTC One M8 now receiving Marshmallow update

Android 6.0 Marshmallow is now rolling out to the HTC One M8 on Verizon. According to Verizon’s support documents, it looks like the bump up to Marshmallow is the second portion of a pair of updates, culminating in software version 6.21.605.3. Do keep in mind that the update has just begun rolling out, so it may take some time to land for everyone. Once updated, however, users will be able to take advantage of features like Doze  [Read More…]

Huawei Mate 8 starts receiving its February security patch

The Huawei Mate 8 is now receiving its security patch for February. The update moves the Android security patch level to February 1, 2016, and addresses issues such as remote code execution, along with escalation issues, potential security bypasses, and more.

If you’re not seeing the update yet, you can grab it manually by going into Settings, then About phone, and checking for an update.

The Huawei Mate 8 will reportedly be making  [Read More…]

LG G4 receiving Marshmallow update on Canada’s Telus and Rogers

After Europe and the U.S., the LG G4 is now receiving the Marshmallow update in Canada. Telus has commenced the rollout, with Rogers set to offer the update from February 3. No details as of now as to when Bell will start rolling out Android 6.0 to its LG G4.

Telus’ security update schedule also mentions that the LG G3 is slated to receive the Marshmallow update by March 14. Rogers also states that its variant  [Read More…]

Moto G Turbo Edition starts receiving the Marshmallow update in India

Motorola has commenced rollout of the Marshmallow update to the Moto G Turbo Edition in India. The update — weighing in at 445MB — includes the Android December security update, as well as new features introduced in Android 6.0, such as Google Now on Tap, Doze, simplified app permissions, and more.

The update brings the firmware version to 24.11.22. If you’ve got the handset, head into the phone’s settings to check if the OTA update is  [Read More…]