Tag Archive: Rolling


Google app and Google Assistant dark mode finally begins rolling out

This is the second time that Google is rolling out a dark theme for the Google app.

What you need to know The dark theme for the Google app and Google Assistant has started rolling out. Google is enabling the dark theme for select users via a server-side update currently, so it will take some time for it to become widely available. Google Podcasts hasn’t been updated with the dark theme yet.

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Google is finally rolling out a dark mode for the Play Store

It may take a while before the Play Store dark mode is rolled out to everyone.

What you need to know Google has finally started rolling out a dark theme for the Play Store. Similar to the new dark theme for Gmail, Play Store’s dark theme is a dark grey. For now, the Play Store dark theme appears to be rolling out only to a small number of users via a server-side test.

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Chrome 77 now rolling out, lets you share pages across your devices

Chrome 77 for Chrome OS is slated to begin rolling out next week.

What you need to know Chrome 77 is now rolling out for Android, Mac, Windows, iOS, and Linux platforms. The latest version of Google’s Chrome browser brings the ability to share pages across multiple devices, stability improvements, and security fixes. Chrome 77 for Android is expected to become available for everyone on Google Play over the next few weeks.

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Dark theme is finally rolling out to Gmail for Android

A server-side update to Gmail for Android is enabling dark mode.

What you need to know Google is rolling out dark theme in Gmail for Android via a server-side update. You’ll be able to choose between three options: Light, Dark, and System default. The update may not be available for everyone just yet.

Google teased a dark theme for Gmail on the Android 10 site, and the update is now rolling out. As noted by several users  [Read More…]

Android 10 exits beta, and updates are rolling out to Pixels starting today

Time to start checking for updates.

What you need to know Android 10 has exited beta and is ready for everyone. Big changes include dark theme, navigation gestures, and privacy controls. Updates are rolling out to Pixels starting today.

Android 10 (formerly known as Android Q) exits beta today, and Google is sending out updates to Pixels right away. This may not be too exciting to the enthusiasts who have been using near-final software for weeks, but  [Read More…]

Android 10 is already rolling out to the Essential Phone

The update is first rolling out to select unlocked devices.

What you need to know The Android 10 update is now rolling out to the Essential Phone. Android 10 was just released today, September 3. For reference, the Essential Phone was released back in August 2017.

On September 3, Google released the final build of its long-awaited Android 10 update. We were only expecting Google’s own Pixel devices to get the new software on Day One, but  [Read More…]

Out of office warnings are rolling out to Gmail and Hangouts Chat

Full rollout is expected by September 16.

What you need to know Out of office warnings are rolling out to G Suite users for Gmail and Hangouts Chat. The warning will show up as a banner informing the sender that the recipient is out, and when they will return. The new feature can be disabled in the Calendar settings if you wish not to share your status with others.

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August 2019 security patch rolling out now to Pixel phones

The Essential Phone is also getting the update without skipping a beat.

What you need to know The August 2019 security patch has been released. It’s rolling out now to Pixel owners. The Essential Phone is also receiving the patch on day one.

Another month, another security patch.

On August 5, 2019, Google published details for the latest August 2019 Android Security Bulletin. The update has two build dates, including 8/1 and 8/5.

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Fitbit is gradually rolling out its big app redesign

The new redesign consolidates the five tabs at the bottom into three.

What you need to know The new Fitbit redesign is rolling out to some users now. The new app streamlines the design by using three tabs at the bottom instead of five. The redesign has been seen on v2.95 and v3.0 of the Fitbit app and is dependent on a change made on the server side.

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July 2019 security patch rolling out with improved “OK Google” detection

There are also fixes for some pesky bootloader bugs.

What you need to know The July 2019 Android security patch is now rolling out. Pixel 3a, 3, and 2 devices get improved “OK Google” and music detection. There are also patches for bootloader bugs for the Pixel 3.

The beginning of each month always means that it’s time for a new Android security update, and for July, Google’s pushing out its latest patch on the very first  [Read More…]