Tag Archive: Update


SwiftKey says sync errors fixed in latest update

The now Microsoft-owned keyboard app for Android is still going through some growing pains.

SwiftKey had an issue arise in July with some users getting the predictions of other people, including names and email addresses. Today, SwiftKey has pushed out an update claiming the “sync service is fixed.”

SwiftKey disabled a number of syncing and prediction features in late July while they worked to fix the issue. While some features appear to be working again with  [Read More…]

How to manually update your Nexus

Get the latest version of Android on your Nexus on your own terms.

Nexus, the line of Android phones and tablets developed in partnership between Google and various hardware manufacturers, is a program that helps developers to get their hands on a 100% stock Android experience. It can help to develop applications for the platform quicker and easier than using a device with a manufacturer skin onboard, and that’s a good thing.

But Nexuses aren’t just  [Read More…]

Google announces Android 7.0 update for these Nexus devices

Google on Monday announced that the final, consumer-ready version of Android 7.0 Nougat is ready for public consumption. According to Google, the final release will begin rolling out to select Android devices over the coming weeks. Among the models expected to see the 7.0 Nougat update are the Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus

First major Nougat update coming soon, new Developer Preview landing this fall

Android is moving ‘into a new regular maintenance schedule over the coming quarters.’

Now that Android 7.0 Nougat has been released we’re starting to hear the first details on what’s next for Google’s OS. In a post on the Android Developers blog, Engineering VP Dave Burke lays out what’s next for Nougat.

We’re moving Nougat into a new regular maintenance schedule over the coming quarters. In fact, we’ve already started work on the first Nougat  [Read More…]

Google’s latest Inbox update adds project management tie-ins with Trello, GitHub

Going beyond reminders and into project management.

Google’s advanced Inbox email app has picked up a sizable update with features that tie into some of the most-used project management services like Trello and GitHub, as well as new integrations with Google Alerts and Google Drive.

With the Trello integration, Inbox will now automatically group and update your Trello notifications so you simply get a summary of what’s  [Read More…]

Instagram wants to replace Snapchat with its new update

Instagram today announced a new feature to its app, dubbed “Instagram Stories”. The update, automatically pushed from its servers, aims to offer a place for users to share content – without overposting on their feed. Somewhat similar to Snapchat’s Story sharing, users can post pictures and videos into a dedicated place that can be seen

Mobile Nations Weekly: Anniversary Update

BlackBerry’s newest phone is a new approach and Microsoft ramps up for the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

Microsoft is updating in a big way — the week past brought a huge update for the Xbox One and the week ahead will be bringing the huge Windows 10 Anniversary Update to PCs. The Xbox update brings the console’s feature set even closer to that of core Windows, including the addition of Windows 10 app support and Microsoft’s  [Read More…]

Latest Huawei P9 update finally stops messing with your app icons

No more terrible rounded rectangles and outdated Google app logos.

After years of being broken, ugly or both, Huawei’s EMUI software is finally starting to get better. We saw some big improvements in EMUI 4.1 on the Huawei P9 this year, with major UI bugbears and longstanding glitches finally addressed. And now a fresh P9 update eliminates one huge pet hate of ours: Huawei’s meddling in your app icons.

As we’ve explained before, back when  [Read More…]

Huge Pokémon Go update adds avatar re-customization, removes Pokémon footprints

You can’t argue with bug fixes … but some won’t like the removable of footprints.

Pokémon Go is picking up a big update today on Android that makes a couple of big changes to the game experience and joins with them a pile of bug fixes. The big change that’s rubbing players the wrong way is that now you’ll no longer see “footprints” of nearby Pokémon, meaning you won’t be able  [Read More…]

Nextbit begins selling ’ember’ red Robin, announces upcoming August update

One of the most unique phones gets another great color choice.

After some not-so-subtle teasing, Nextbit has put a new color of the Robin, a bright red hue — matched with a black main body — called “ember,” up for sale on its website immediately. The new color carries the same $ 299 price available previously, but this color is available in a very limited quantity on a first-come, first-served basis. One of the defining features of the Nextbit  [Read More…]