Tag Archive: Update


Lenovo rolls out Marshmallow update to the Vibe S1 in India

Lenovo has rolled out Marshmallow updates to the K3 Note, A7000, and the Vibe P1 last month, and the vendor is now turning its attention to the Vibe S1. The phone made its debut in the country in November, offering dual front-facing cameras — an 8MP shooter and a 2MP secondary camera that adds depth of field.

After K3 note, A7000, Vibe P1 in the last month, Android 6.0 marshmallow OTA now rolling out for @Lenovo_in  [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…]

TELUS will roll out the Marshmallow update for BlackBerry Priv on May 3

The Canadian carrier TELUS has announced that it will begin rolling out the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update for the BlackBerry Priv on May 3.

The reveal was posted on the TELUS update schedule, and notes that the Priv will get a security update along with the Marshmallow rollout. BlackBerry began updating the Priv to Marshmallow 6.0.1 earlier this week for people who bought the phone directly from the ShopBlackBerry site in the U.S., the UK. Canada  [Read More…]

Mobile Nations Community Update, April 2016

Time again for the Mobile Nations Community Update! That’s right, it’s time to roundup some of the best stuff happening around Android Central, Connectedly, CrackBerry, iMore, and Windows Central.

Philips rolls out an awesome app update for its Hue lighting

Philips has rolled out an update for the official Hue lighting app on both iOS and Android. This latest release completely revamps the experience with a brand new UI. As well as much-needed design improvements, the Philips Hue app has also received some new functionality, making the release a welcomed one to pump some life back into the official app.

The design and layout refresh now organizes connected bulbs by room to make it even easier  [Read More…]

Hands-on with the Nextbit Robin update — a major improvement

Nextbit has addressed issues with the Robin in the latest update, and we had a look to see how they did.

Nextbit released the Android 6.0.1 update for the Robin, promising better performance and battery life, improved camera response and better audio tuning for both the front speakers and through the headphone jack. They’ve also made the Robin available through Amazon Prime, which makes it easier to buy.

I’ve had early access to the update, and  [Read More…]

Nextbit Robin receiving update to Android 6.0.1; additional features included

Last September, a new player entered the Android market. Nextbit is a company founded by former Google employees, and they created the Robin, a device that sells itself upon cloud storage. While the Robin has fair enough specs, its appeal comes from the company’s claim that it will never run out of internal storage. Nextbit uses advanced software within the Robin to determine what should be stored in the cloud and what should be stored on your phone, ensuring that  [Read More…]

Google Camera update brings interface tweaks, dedicated slow motion video mode

A fresh update is now rolling out to the Google Camera app, bringing along a slew of interface tweaks and more. Of note are some interesting icon tweaks, with the shutter button losing its blue accent and the camera switcher changing to a circular design. Eagle-eyed users will also spot some slick new animations.

Meanwhile, there’s also now an option to launch directly into a dedicated slow motion video mode (on the Nexus 5X  [Read More…]

Marshmallow update ‘coming soon’ to the Honor 5X

Honor has announced that it will start rolling out the Marshmallow update to the Honor 5X in the U.S. very soon. The phone currently runs Android 5.1 Lollipop.

From the tweet (via GSM Arena):

It’s sweet. It’s fluffy. And it’s coming soon to Honor 5x. #YouReady? pic.twitter.com/uUI06QlMAm

— Honor USA (@Honor_USA) April 22, 2016

The Honor 5X made its debut in the U.S. in January, where it is retailing for $ 200. The phone is  [Read More…]

Galaxy S7, S7 edge pick up minor update in India

Following the touchscreen and camera fix update, Samsung is rolling out a minor update to the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in India. Coming in at just 1MB, the update includes bug fixes and stability improvements.

Samsung already rolled out the April security patch in last week’s update, so it looks like today’s offering is aimed at fixing any lingering bugs. If you’re rocking either the Galaxy S7 or S7 edge in India, head into Settings  [Read More…]