Tag Archive: Tweaks


The $99 Nokia 2 will receive Android 8.1 update with Android Go tweaks

HMD Global is taking the best bits of Android Go and integrating them in the Nokia 2.

HMD Global has done a fantastic job when it comes to updating its phones, and the company is now extending that commitment to the $ 99 Nokia 2. Replying to a user’s query on Twitter, HMD Global’s Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas has mentioned that the Nokia 2 will pick up the Android 8.1 Oreo update.

With Android Go  [Read More…]

Alcatel Idol 5 brings subtle design tweaks, heads to Cricket Wireless for under $200

If there’s one thing we know by now, a solid Android doesn’t have to cost a fortune.

We’re seeing a lot of premium smartphones come in over $ 800, but you can also enjoy some premium features in a smartphone that costs less than $ 200. The Alcatel IDOL 5 is a VR-ready Android 7.0 Nougat phone with a 5.2-inch 1080p display and dual front-facing speakers. Under the hood is a (cost-saving) Mediatek Helio P20 octa-core processor,  [Read More…]

First OnePlus 5 update brings bug fixes, camera tweaks

OxygenOS 4.5.2 is now rolling out with bug fixes and stability improvements.

The OnePlus 5 will be going up for sale starting tomorrow, June 27, but if you were able to get your hands on one during the company’s “early drop” sales event, there’s an update waiting for your handset. The OxygenOS 4.5.2 update comes in at just 36MB, and has fixes for app installation issues, camera tweaks, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and network stability fixes, along with better third-party app  [Read More…]

Latest Axon 7 Mini update brings VoLTE to more users, December security patch, and camera tweaks

Latest update brings a slew of features to the Axon 7 Mini.

Good news for those of you who recently nabbed an Axon 7 Mini. ZTE has announced a maintenance release for the device, namely a software update that will add VoLTE, Google security patches up to December, and camera enhancements. ZTE says that there are three different builds out right now and the one you have installed will affect the update you receive. For instance, those who were  [Read More…]

AT&T tweaks its GoPhone add-on data plans with more data for the money

Who doesn’t love getting more value for their hard-earned money? AT&T, recognizing this, has adjusted options for its prepaid GoPhone plans. Either that, or it just wants to keep pace with what other prepaid carriers are doing. Effective immediately, customers can purchase more data for their money should they need to add on something extra.

T-Mobile tweaks its ONE plan, launches a souped-up ONE Plus option

T-Mobile on Monday kicked off the week with a revision to its recently introduced ONE rate plan. As a result of the feedback (read as: criticism) of its all-inclusive option, T-Mobile has made an adjustment to its mobile hotspot data speeds. Now, instead of capping at 128Kbps, T-Mobile will let users access share data at

The top 6 tweaks you need to make on your Huawei or Honor phone

Essential tweaks to make EMUI more friendly and useful.

Huawei’s EMUI software — used on its own phones, and handsets sold under the “Honor” brand — has improved a lot over the past year. But even in its most polished form, the current EMUI 4.1 release still has its quirks. If you’re used to the way Android looks and works on Google or Samsung-designed phones, there are a few things you’ll want to tweak to get  [Read More…]

Nova Launcher’s latest customization tweaks include Android N-style folders, night mode

Nova Launcher, one of the more popular choices when it comes to launcher replacements, has received an update that brings a couple of interesting new customization options. For those who find the new app folder style in Android N attractive, Nova Launcher will now let you change the look of your folders to match. The update also includes a new “night mode” option that darkens the settings, app drawer and search bar to help prevent late-night eye  [Read More…]

European HTC 10 gets pre-launch tweaks for camera, Wifi [with changelog]

Update to version 1.30.401.1 includes camera, Wi-Fi and stability enhancements.

Ahead of the phone’s official European debut later this week, HTC has pushed out the first over-the-air update for the HTC 10. The OTA, weighing in at just under 85MB, brings the phone up to software version 1.30.401.1, while tuning up camera and Wi-Fi performance, and general system stability.

This is the first camera-specific update to push out since we published our HTC 10 review,  [Read More…]

Big Google Keyboard update brings one-handed mode, layout tweaks and more!

A pretty major update is now rolling out for the Google Keyboard, bringing a load of new tweaks and features, including one-handed mode. And it’s that addition of one-handed mode that is probably the biggest change, allowing you to easily adjust the keyboard for left- or right-handed use in the keyboard’s settings.

Also new in this update is the ability to customize the keyboard height. Thanks to a new option in the settings menu,  [Read More…]