Tag Archive: Rolls


Facebook rolls out a dedicated News tab for select users in the U.S.

Facebook News will begin rolling out to a subset of people in the U.S. today.

What you need to know Facebook has announced the rollout of a new News tab as part of a limited test in the U.S. The news section will appear as a home screen tab within the Facebook app for users. Some of the participating publishers include The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Bloomberg, and BuzzFeed News.

Facebook today announced that it is  [Read More…]

New OxygenOS update rolls out to OnePlus 6/6T, Android 10 coming next month

OnePlus says the minor update will only reach a small percentage of users today.

What you need to know OnePlus is rolling out a new OTA update for the OnePlus 6 and 6T smartphones. Based on Android Pie, the update is arriving as OxygenOS 9.0.17 for the OnePlus 6T and 9.0.9 for the OnePlus 6. The company will be announcing its Android 10 update plan for the two smartphones at its global launch event in London next  [Read More…]

Garmin rolls out new Fenix 6 smartwatches with solar power, larger displays

With the battery-saver mode activated, Fenix 6X Pro Solar is claimed to deliver up to 120 days of battery life.

What you need to know Garmin today announced its new Fenix 6 series GPS multisport smartwatch lineup. The latest lineup comes with bigger displays, improved battery life, and a new PacePro feature for grade-adjusted pacing guidance. Garmin’s Fenix 6 series starts at $ 600 and goes up to $ 1,150 for the Fenix 6X Pro Solar.

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Brighter, whiter Google Play redesign rolls out after months of testing

This new store is cleaner, brighter, and absolutely killing my eyes during midnight app binges.

What you need to know New Google Play UI is rolling out on Android and Chromebooks. New design is cleaner, uses new font, and moves the section carousel to bottom tabs. New update also brings customized store lisitng options for app developers.

The Google Play Store seems to go through a redesign about once or twice a year, but the new UI  [Read More…]

Microsoft Launcher 5.7 rolls out with new Cortana conversation experience

Cortana is now a little more conversational in Microsoft Launcher.

What you need to know Microsoft Launcher 5.7 is now rolling out for everyone. This update brings a new conversation experience for Cortana. It also move the feed tabs to the bottom for “easy access.”

Microsoft Launcher version 5.7 is now rolling out to everyone after a few weeks of beta testing. This update adds a couple of new notable features, including a more conversational Cortana experience  [Read More…]

Google One rolls out new 99-cent movie rental offer for members

The promotion ends on September 30.

What you need to know Google has rolled out a new promotion for Google One members, offering a 99-cent movie rental on Google Play. The benefit can be redeemed only once per Google One plan. You will need to redeem the promotional code from Google One on or before December 31, 2019.

If you are a Google One member, you can now get a 99-cent movie rental on Google Play for  [Read More…]

ARCore now supports 250 million devices as new version rolls out

Google’s augmented reality platform hits a new milestone.

ARCore made its debut earlier this year, and Google is announcing that the augmented reality platform supports 250 million devices. The full list of ARCore devices include the Pixels, most of Samsung’s portfolio, and recent phones from the likes of LG, Huawei, Nokia, Motorola, OnePlus, and Xiaomi.

Google is also introducing ARCore 1.6 with improved lighting and camera features. Google is making key changes to its Sceneform rendering library,  [Read More…]

Microsoft Edge beta for Android rolls out breaking news alerts and more

Edge for Android is keeping pace with its iOS counterpart, adding breaking news alerts, annotations for books, and more.

Just a day after rolling out to the Microsoft Edge beta for iOS, Microsoft is shipping a few new features to beta testers on Android as well. The highlights of this release include breaking news alerts, the ability to check out annotations you’ve made in books, and more.

If you’re using Edge as your Android browser of choice,  [Read More…]

Xiaomi rolls out a payday loan service called Mi Credit in India

Xiaomi’s first financial service in India delivers instant loans to young professionals.

Xiaomi offers a wide range of services in China, and the company is now looking to do the same in India, its second-largest global market. After rolling out Mi Music and Mi Video earlier this year, Xiaomi is now wading into financial services with Mi Credit, a lending platform that makes it easier for MIUI users to get a line of credit.

Xiaomi says it  [Read More…]

Vodafone rolls out a limited edition Galaxy S9 and S9+ for Formula 1 fans

Galaxy S9/S9+ Red Bull Ring edition is now up for sale on Vodafone Netherlands.

Samsung has teamed up with Red Bull Racing and Vodafone Netherlands to launch a limited edition Galaxy S9 and S9+ for Formula 1 fans. Dubbed the Red Bull Ring limited edition, the bundle includes a standard Galaxy S9/S9+ along with a custom case featuring the insignia of the team’s test track in Austria (Red Bull Ring). The bundle comes with custom packaging, and  [Read More…]