Tag Archive: Update


Daydream’s next update is bringing Cast, Notifications, and Social

There’s a huge update coming to Google Daydream, and it’s going to be great for everyone.

Separate from all of the awesome things coming to Android in the O update, Google has some big things coming to Daydream. While the overall purpose of this update is preparing the platform for the upcoming Standalone Daydream launch, existing Daydream-ready phones are going to benefit in several huge ways.

This new version of Daydream is codenamed Euphrates, and this is  [Read More…]

Assistant finally lets you type to ask questions on your phone [Update: Now live!]

Google Assistant is getting much more functional.

Update: Google has started rolling out the update that will allow you to type to ask Assistant queries on your phone. Just ask the assistant to pull up images of a person or place and it will search through Google Photos to find relevant matches.

Original story follows:

Google Assistant expanded to millions of Android devices earlier this year, with the service now installed on over 100 million devices.  [Read More…]

Latest Instagram update adds face filters and more

Instagram lands another blow in the battle for social media dominance.

A new update is rolling out for Instagram today which adds a bunch of new features — including a few more borrowed from Snapchat. The big new feature is face filters, which works just like Snapchat’s version does, but will also work with other Instagram features like Boomerang. You’re able to use either the rear or selfie cam, then send your recording or pics to friends via Instagram  [Read More…]

Huawei Watch 2 Android Wear 2.0 update rolling out

For those anxiously awaiting the new Android Wear 2.0 update to arrive on their Huawei Watch 2, the wait is now over. Owners on Reddit of the new Huawei Watch 2 have reported that they are seeing a new update available to bring the smartwatch to the latest and greatest version of Android Wear. Android […]

This is the next Amazon Echo with a built-in touchscreen [Update]

Amazon seems to be shifting the Alexa platform towards video integration.

Update: Even Blass once again comes through with the leaks and has provided a much better render of the new Echo.

It’s a low-resolution image scraped from Amazon’s servers, but this thumbnail might be our first look at Amazon’s new flagship device for Alexa, and the first to include a built-in screen. This image was first reported by AFTVnews, which previously discovered the Echo Look using the  [Read More…]

Google Wallpapers just got a huge update with lots of new goodies

Not even a smiley face in the changelog, Google? Alright, that’s fine. We’re not mad.

If you haven’t thumbed through the Google Wallpapers app recently, or you don’t have it installed at all, today might be a good day to rethink that. A huge update to Wallpapers has added tons of new incredibly high resolution images in several categories. Like the originals, they’re all amazing and there’s bound to be something there for everyone.

Take a look  [Read More…]

Honor 6X is getting an interface makeover with its Nougat update

The latest software rollout includes all the features of Android 7.0 Nougat, as well as the revamped EMUI 5.0.

Just because you didn’t pay a ton for your smartphone doesn’t mean it shouldn’t run the latest software. Honor has announced its now pushing out the update to Android Nougat and EMUI 5.0 to the Honor 6X this month.

EMUI 5.0 for the Honor 6X was in the process of being beta tested for the last two months. You can  [Read More…]

ZTE roll outs the B25 update for the Axon 7

It has been a matter of weeks since we last reported on the ZTE Axon 7 getting updated to Android 7.1.1 and it is no coincidence that back when the device launched we headlined it as being “Outstanding with a few faults“. Needless to say we have since seen a steady flow of updates roll out from […]

Latest ZTE Axon 7 update brings a blue light filter, support for 256GB microSD cards

ZTE continues to improve the Axon 7’s functionality.

ZTE is rolling out an update to the Axon 7 that introduces several new features. Build B25 offers a Night Mode setting that acts as a blue light filter to prevent eye strain while viewing the screen at night. The latest build also includes fixes for Wi-Fi calling, as well as performance improvements, stability fixes, and support for 256GB microSD cards.

Here’s the official changelog:

Enables “Night Mode”  [Read More…]

Galaxy S8 and S8+ update to fix red tint issue is now rolling out in India and Europe

Samsung’s OTA update to fix the Galaxy S8 red tint is now live in two markets.

Samsung is now rolling out an OTA update that fixes the red tint issue on the Galaxy S8 and S8+. The update kicked off in Korea last week, and is now available for Indian and European units. The fix is going out to S8 and S8+ units in the UK, Germany, and Turkey, and should be rolling out to additional countries in the  [Read More…]