Tag Archive: Update


Samsung and Google to update Galaxy Nexus with fix for volume bug

Android Central

There’s been quite the hoopla over the past few days around the Galaxy Nexus volume bug — that’s the nasty little issue which results in the phone’s volume levels going crazy when it’s on a 900MHz 2G/EDGE network, or when it’s exposed to RF interference from another phone that is.

We reached out to Samsung for comment on the glitch, and they’ve responded today with the confirmation that a fix is indeed  [Read More…]

Fixes in hand, Samsung begins pushing Galaxy Tab 10.1’s Android 3.2 update again

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Samsung’s just let us know that the Android 3.2 update for the Galaxy Tab 10.1 has begun to push out again. You’ll recall how a couple weeks ago the initial update led to Wifi connectivity problems for some, and the update was pulled. That bug has been squashed, and the update’s good to go again.

If you skipped the update the first time around, you can download it over the  [Read More…]

Gingerbread update for LG Optimus 3D now rolling out

Android Central

Rejoice, LG Optimus 3D owners, for your handset’s long journey to Gingerbread is finally over. The European version of phone, which launched in August with Froyo, today received an update to version 21a, based on Android 2.3.5. As well as the usual goodies you’d expect from Gingerbread, you’ll also get 21Mbps HSPA+ support, a 2D and 3D video editor, improved video quality and faster Gallery app performance, just as we reported earlier  [Read More…]

Samsung Skyrocket OTA update pushing out now, updates to Android 2.3.6

Skyrocket OTA

If you’re rocking the new LTE Samsung Skyrocket on AT&T, you might want to check for an OTA update.  An OTA to Android 2.3.6 is pushing out now, and we manually checked on our review unit (Menu>Settings>Software update>Check for updates) and sure enough, one was waiting.  We’re not quite sure what was changed here — we know that 2.3.6 addressed a bug in Google voice search, but we imagine Samsung and AT&T  [Read More…]

HTC releases kernel source for Rezound, Explorer, and latest Shift 4G update; throws in full Desire 2.3 update for good measure

HTC

HTC has released kernel sources for the Rezound, Explorer, and the EVO Shift 4G update for developers to have a play with.  In addition, they have let loose the full Desire Gingerbread update for developers and users alike.  The kernel source won’t be as useful to the average user as it will be for folks who hack away at building their own kernels and custom ROMs, but in the end it’s us users  [Read More…]

Big update for the VZ Messages app includes tablet and phone SMS/MMS sync

VZ messages

Verizon has released a large update for their Messages app that includes support for phone and tablet SMS/MMS sync. The update brings the app to version 2.0.

To sync your tablet and phone together so that you can send and receive text messages to both:

Download the updated Verizon Messages app from the Android Market Ensure both devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network Pair the devices by opening the app,  [Read More…]

Original Galaxy S 2.3.5 update reportedly pushing in the UK

Android Central

Still using the original Samsung Galaxy S? We bet that there’s quite a few of you out there still carrying around this venerable device, and in the UK at least Samsung have reportedly started pushing out an Android 2.3.5 update.

The changelog promises a whole batch of bug fixes, along with the usual performance improvements you might expect from an OS update, better battery life, and enhancements to the messaging  [Read More…]

Android Market refund window apparently expands to 48 hours (update: Or not?)

Android Market

Update: We’re being told by one developer that actually this wording is unchanged, and the 15-minute window still applies, it’s just that Google has that long to refund the money. We’re seeking clarification from Google, and watching our hope wane.

Google caused a fairly big stink nearly a year ago when it changed the window to uninstall and refund a purchased application to just 15 minutes — a far  [Read More…]

ASUS Transformer Prime up for preorder on Amazon (Update: Page Down)

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Update: And just like that the page has been taken down. Nevertheless, we feel Amazon is prepping to start taking pre-orders for the Transformer Prime, and those should start any day now. We will, of course, bring you the goods as soon as they come back up. Stay tuned!

We’ve just received a tip that the hottest Android tablet of 2011, the ASUS Transformer Prime, was made available for preorder on Amazon. As  [Read More…]

Evernote for Android – New update adds notebook sharing, further Skitch integration & new widget

Evernote for Android

Evernote for Android is getting a rather healthy update today. They’ve taken three of the top requested features and gone ahead and implemented them into Evernote. So what’s new? Quite a bit:

Notebook sharing – now share your notebooks on-the-go with a friend or the whole world. Skitch – more integrated settings means you can more easily send your notes to Skitch for edits, and just as easily send it back  [Read More…]