Tag Archive: Update


Microsoft Launcher gets big 5.0 update with Windows Timeline support

It’s Time for Timeline.

Microsoft Launcher’s big update to version 5.0 is now rolling out to everyone on Android, coming a little over a month after first launching for beta testers. This update brings several added tweaks and features, but the biggest addition by far is Windows Timeline integration.

Timeline support has been a long time coming, with Microsoft promising its eventual release earlier this year. Now, when you’re signed into the same Microsoft account on your  [Read More…]

How to update apps on NVIDIA Shield TV

Even though the Google Play Store on the NVIDIA Shield TV offers auto-updates for your downloaded apps, it’s still important to know how to manually install app updates or uninstall a recent update.

Products used in this guide Amazon: NVIDIA Shield TV ($ 179) Amazon: NVIDIA Shield TV Pro ($ 299) How to do the thing From the Shield home screen, launch the Google Play Store.

Scroll down to My Apps.

Any installed  [Read More…]

How to update the firmware on the Sony WH1000XM3 headphones

The Sony WH1000XM3 headphones come with a range of excellent features, and Sony is updating them with new features all the time. Version 2.0 brings support for Google Assistant, with more feature set to be added later. This guide will show you how to update the firmware on your new headphones.

What you’ll need Amazon: Sony WH1000XM3 headphones ($ 348) Google Play Store: Sony | Headphones Connect app (Free) The Guide First, make sure your headphones are paired  [Read More…]

Spotify update brings simpler navigation + offline radio to Premium users

The Search page is also more powerful.

Way back in August of this year, Spotify rolled out a new UI for its Android app that’s much simpler and easy to use. This was a very welcome change considering how cluttered the app used to be, but up until now, this new UI has only been available for free users. Now, Spotify’s expanding this to its Premium subscribers.

The bottom navigation bar that used to have tabs for  [Read More…]

Nokia 7.1, 6.1 and 6.1 Plus to get stable Android 9.0 Pie update this month

Nokia is set to deliver the stable Pie update to three phones this month.

HMD Global delivered the stable Android 9.0 Pie update to the Nokia 7 Plus at the end of last month, and the company has detailed the update schedule for other devices in its portfolio.

The Nokia 7.1, Nokia 6.1 Plus, and Nokia 6.1 are now in the beta labs program, and HMD says it will deliver the stable Pie build to all three  [Read More…]

Google Maps update aims to make commuting less stressful

Ah, the dreaded morning commute! Whether it’s by train, car, or some other vehicle, there’s not anyone in existence who wouldn’t like a shorter commute.

Well, Google wants to help make commuting easier for you, so this week it has started rolling out some helpful new features in Maps for Android and iOS. These features will become available globally.

What are the new commuting features in Google Maps?

The first feature  [Read More…]

F1 2018 is a fast and furious update fans of the franchise will love

Formula 1 makes its return with Halos firmly in tow and a superb single-player experience.

F1 2017 was a leap forward for Codemasters’ officially-licensed franchise, and as the yearly update cycle has come around again, there’s now an official esports series to go with it. Top teams are recruiting top drivers, and the connection between real life and the game world is closer than ever before.

F1 2018 is less of a jump forward than its predecessor,  [Read More…]

Samsung Health v6.0 update brings cleaner UI and new social features

The update is rolling out to the Play Store now.

Samsung Health has come a long way since the early days of S Health back in 2012, and today, the app’s getting better once again thanks to the new v6.0 update. The new version of the app was announced on Samsung’s website, and first and foremost, the biggest change lies with the app’s UI.

With v6.0, Samsung Health aims to be simpler to use and more personalized  [Read More…]

The 3-year old NVIDIA SHIELD TV gets its 20th update

Owners of the NVIDIA SHIELD TV must be feeling pretty lucky right now, as their device is currently receiving the 20th update since it was released.

The Android TV, which is among the best product in its category, was released back in 2015, so the fact that it’s currently getting its 20th update today is mighty impressive.

Titled the SHIELD Software Experience Upgrade 7.1, the new build offers an impressive list of new features and improvements that will refine your  [Read More…]

Google pulling Android Messages update is a breach of trust

Google recently pushed an update out that brought its new Material Theme and dark UI to Android Messages. Users were happy to see this new version of the app hit their phones. Unfortunately, the excitement was short lived. Less than 48 hours after the update, Google pulled the new UI back with no explanation via a server-side regression.

Downgrading a new version of an app isn’t uncommon. Developers find small bugs after the fact all the time and recommend users  [Read More…]