Motorola has commenced rollout of the Marshmallow update to the Moto G 2014 in India. Both 3G and LTE-enabled models are receiving the update, which brings Doze, Google Now on Tap, app permissions, ability to extend internal storage through the SD card, and more.
Other Motorola handsets, including the Moto G 2015, Moto G Turbo Edition, Moto X Play and Moto X Style have all picked up the Marshmallow update in the country. [Read More…]
Verizon is issuing a new update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on its network. Coming after last month’s Android 5.1.1 update, this update changes the software version to LMY47X.N910VVRU2BPA1, and brings optimized device performance, fixes known issues, and applies new security patches.
It could take some time for the update to appear automatically on your Note 4. You can also check for it manually if you wish, by heading to Settings, then About phone and [Read More…]
The Moto 360 (2015) is now receiving the latest Android Wear update update, containing support for Marshmallow features like Doze and more. According to the changelog posted by Motorola, the Moto 360 (2015) will support six new languages with the update as well, including Mandarin, Cantonese, Indonesian, Polish, Dutch and Thai.
Of course, the new update, which Google recently announced, also includes new wrist gestures, general performance improvements and support for granular app permissions. However, do keep [Read More…]
If you’re rocking the T-Mobile variant of the LG G4, model H811, you’ll want to check the LG Bridge PC software for the Marshmallow update. While not available as an over-the-air download just yet, there are a number of reports of users being able to download the software from their computer. Once you plug your phone in and check for an update, you should be prompted to download the Marshmallow update.
T-Mobile has not yet updated [Read More…]
Opera Max, an android app that can help you reduce your data usage across different apps and services on your phone, has received an update meant to make using apps and browsing the web when connected to public Wi-Fi faster and more secure. Opera says that it reached this goal thanks to the integration of the latest Opera Turbo technology, along with switching Opera Max’s VPN connections to an SPDY SSL tunnel, rather than HTTP 1.1.
Essentially, [Read More…]
NVIDIA has paused the Marshmallow update for the Shield Tablet after several users reported losing Wi-Fi connectivity after installing the update.
We have temporarily turned off the OTA update until we understand why a few users are losing WiFi connection after updating their tablet to OTA 4.0. For any users unable to recover their WiFi after performing an update, can you please try the following troubleshooting steps and let me know if any of [Read More…]
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…]
Microsoft’s fitness-focused smartwatch, the Band 2, has picked up an update that brings new functionality when paired with Android smartphones, such as the ability to track weight, sharing your workouts, GPS enhancements, and activity reminders.
The update bumps the Microsoft Health companion app to version 1.3.20128.2, with the following changes listed:
Share your workout – Create custom Guided Workouts in the web dashboard, and share them with friends. Track your weight – to help you maintain [Read More…]
Google’s monthly security patch notes didn’t specifically mention an update to the Pixel C, but checking out the Google Developers factory image list revealed a new image for the tablet. This is the first update for the Pixel C, and it’s right in line with Google’s promise that this tablet would receive updates either every six weeks or within the cadence of Google’s Nexus line.
We don’t yet have a complete changelog for the Pixel C update, [Read More…]
As promised, NVIDIA has begun pushing the Marshmallow update out for its original Shield Tablet. NVIDIA recently update the Shield Tablet K1 to Marshmallow, which brought many of the same fixes to the newer tablet. The update, which NVIDIA calls Software Upgrade 4.0, brings Now on Tap, Adoptable Storage, improved app permissions and more to the tablet.
The camera has also received a new Material Design-inspired UI along with new real-time HD image effects. In addition, NVIDIA [Read More…]