Tag Archive: Update

NVIDIA Shield Android TV update rolls out with HDR support and more

A major update for the NVIDIA Shield Android TV set-top box is scheduled to roll out today. It will add a bunch of new features, including HDR support, streaming YouTube videos in 4K at 60FPS and more.

Here’s the breakdown of what’s included in the 3.2 update:

Netflix in HDR – SHIELD is the first Smart TV box to support Netflix in HDR. Pair with an HDR TV and enjoy brighter highlights, more detail in dark  [Read More…]

OnePlus 3 update coming with reworked RAM management, sRGB color mode

A small tune-up is on its way to your OnePlus 3 soon.

Now a couple of weeks removed from the launch of its latest phone, OnePlus is working to push out a maintenance update with a handful of tweaks to the OnePlus 3 — and while it doesn’t bring any giant changes, there are a couple things of note. We’ve been testing the latest OTA in pre-release form for about a week, and while OnePlus won’t  [Read More…]

Verizon pushes June security patch update to Samsung Galaxy Note 4

If you’re using a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on Verizon, you may want to check for an update. The carrier has just begun pushing out an over-the-air update to the phone, bringing it up to date with the June Android security patch.

From Verizon:

The current software update gives you the most up to date Android™ security patch on your device.

Once updated, your Note 4 should be up to software version MMB29M.N910VVRU2CPF3 with the latest security  [Read More…]

Google Play Movies & TV finally gets Android TV playback right in new update

A much-needed tune-up in Google’s latest Android TV app updates.

It seems odd that the Android TV apps I liked the least were Google’s own.

But nevertheless, it was. Sure, all my purchases are in Google Play Movies & TV and all my subscriptions are in YouTube, but pausing was a two-click job, and seeking with any precision was a nightmare. As someone who does a lot of rewinding and scene-skipping, that made my viewing more  [Read More…]

Nextbit plans battery life boost for Robin in future OS update

Nextbit has revealed its plans to release an OS update for its Robin smartphone in the fourth quarter of 2016 that will offer owners better battery life.

In a community forum post, Nextbit says it wants to improve battery life for smartphones in the same way it helped to increase file storage for the Robin.

Because battery technology has improved slower than other technology, the industry has relied on more efficient processors and larger batteries (What  [Read More…]

AT&T Galaxy S6 edge+, Note 5 now receiving Marshmallow update

AT&T has finally begun pushing the Marshmallow update out for the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note 5. The update brings Doze, enhanced permission controls, a slightly revamped user interface and more to both handsets. AT&T is the last major carrier in the U.S. to push out the update for these phones. The updates weigh in at around 1.4GB, so you will want to make sure that your phone is charged and you are on a strong Wi-Fi network.  [Read More…]

Sprint HTC 10 update now rolling out with camera enhancements and more

Sprint is rolling out a small update to the HTC 10 that bears good news for the phone’s camera. In addition to bug fixes, the one-line list of changes provided by Sprint notes that the latest update also includes “camera enhancements.”

Though Sprint is vague in its own release notes, it looks like the update does contain the latest June security patch, according to users on our forums who have received it already.

If you have an  [Read More…]

Google announces update policy for Nexus Devices

Today, as Google rolls out the Stagefright patches, it also announced the new policy for security updates and Android updates.  From here on out, all Nexus devices will receive security patches and updates for the longer of three years from initial availability or 18 months from last sale of the device from the Google Store. Major

How to update Android apps on your Chromebook

Android apps on your Chromebook run inside their own container, and that means they don’t update the same way your Chrome apps or extensions do — they do it the Android way.

If you’ve used an Android phone or tablet, updating Android apps on your Chromebook works almost exactly the same. In the Play Store app, you’ll find everything that needs an update in the My Apps tab. You’ll even get a notification when your installed  [Read More…]

LG G Pad X 10.1 on AT&T now receiving the Marshmallow update

AT&T’s LG G Pad X 10.1 has started receiving the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. The OTA update — coming in at 869MB — increments the kernel version to 3.4.0, the build number to MRA58K, and the software version to V93020f.

The changelog lists the following additions:

Upgrade to Android 6.0 Marshmallow AT&T Services updates AT&T Locker now 2.0 Keeper removed myAT&T is a full preloaded app (was weblink) Ready2Go replaced with Setup & Transfer Kindle removed  [Read More…]