Tag Archive: Update

Sonos CEO responds to backlash, will continue to update legacy products

Let’s try this again.

What you need to know Sonos recently announced that it would be ending support for some of its older speakers in May 2020. Following a lot of backlash, Sonos reassures that legacy speakers won’t be bricked in any way. It’s also working on a way to split your system between old and current devices.

Sonos found itself in the middle of the spotlight this week, and not for the right reasons. The company  [Read More…]

Xbox basically just buried Google Stadia with latest Project xCloud update

Today, a slew of Project xCloud additions threaten to rip Google Stadia of its, well, reason to exist.

With one single library update, Microsoft just ripped Google Stadia of one of its only reasons to exist. Today, without any fanfare or warning, Microsoft included Destiny 2 to its Project xCloud game streaming library, at no extra cost, complete with synchronicity for those of us who have been playing on Xbox or using save syncing.

Here are the  [Read More…]

PSA: Don’t update Twitter for Android right now; app crashing constantly

The latest Twitter for Android update is crashing immediately upon launch.

What you need to know Twitter rolled out an update that’s causing the app to immediately crash. You’re advised to hold off from installing the update while Twitter investigates the issue. If you’ve already installed the app, you’ll have to clear the cache or storage to get it to work again.

It’s uncommon to find wide-ranging bugs affecting a lot of users, but that’s exactly what’s  [Read More…]

New Chromebooks are getting longer update lives, but not all 8 years

I’m all for longer shelf lives, but please don’t make the wish the mother of the thought.

What you need to know Google is announcing several new updates for Chromebooks in education today. Among the highlights is a new Chrome Education Upgrade similar to the Chrome Enterprise Upgrade that debuted last year. Google also touted longer shelf lives for new Chromebooks going forward, but several outlets are conflating two claims in the post into inaccurately stating that  [Read More…]

Call of Duty Mobile update adds new game modes and the return of an old map

Revisit the Scrapyard map from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.

What you need to know The update adds Scrapyard map from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. Adds new Rapid Fire Multiplayer game mode and a 20-vs-20 Warfare mode in Battle Royale. The new Season 3 Battle Pass kicks off on January 19.

After earning recognition as the Best Mobile Game of 2019 from Android Central and Google Play alike, Call of Duty Mobile is kicking  [Read More…]

PUBG Mobile just added another game mode with Royale Pass Season 11 update

The update resets the Royale Pass ahead of Season 11 and also introduces a new Arena game mode.

What you need to know Version 0.16.5 update is rolling out starting today. Introduces Royale Pass Season 11: Operation Tomorrow. Adds a new Arena game mode called Domination, along with the return of classic Warehouse TDM.

PUBG Mobile players will see a new update rolling out today that introduces the new Royale Pass Season. Season 11 is called “Operation  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5/5T receive new OxygenOS update with December security patch

OnePlus is rolling out the update in stages.

What you need to know OxygenOS 9.0.10 update is now rolling out to the OnePlus 5 and 5T. It comes with the December Android security patch. Apart from the bump in security patch level to December 2019, the update doesn’t include any major changes.

OnePlus is undoubtedly among the best Android OEMs currently when it comes to software updates. It was among the first smartphone makers to release the  [Read More…]

Stable Android 10 update begins rolling out to the Nokia 6.1

The budget phone was launched in January 2018 with Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box.

What you need to know HMD Global is now rolling out the Android 10 update for the Nokia 6.1. The update comes with the December Android security patch and several new Android 10 features. Nokia 6.1 is the third Nokia smartphone to have received the Android 10 update this week.

After rolling out Android 10 to the Nokia 6.1 Plus and  [Read More…]

Galaxy Note 10 and S10 now getting the January 2020 Android security update

Samsung’s flagship phones have once again received the latest security before Google Pixels.

What you need to know Samsung is now rolling out the January 2020 security update for the Galaxy S10 and Note 10 series phones. The company began rolling out the January security update to some of its phones in late December. As expected, the update does not bring anything else apart from the latest security patch.

Samsung recently began rolling out the January 2020  [Read More…]

Pixel 3 will soon get a cumulative January and December security update

The update will be released early next week.

What you need to know Google will soon begin rolling out a joint January and December security update for the Pixel 3 and 3 XL. While most Pixel phones started receiving the December security update three weeks back, several Pixel 3 and 3 XL owners did not receive it. The joint December and January security update is expected to be released next Monday.

Google began rolling out the December  [Read More…]