Tag Archive: Update


HTC 10 update delayed yet again for mainland Europe

European HTC 10 owners are still waiting on their update to Nougat.

While HTC 10 owners in the USA have been enjoying the Nougat update for more than a month now, it’s a different tune for those living in mainland Europe who are still awaiting their OTA update to the latest Android software.

Graham Wheeler, Product and Service Director for HTC, took to twitter earlier today to announce that the Nougat update has started rolling out to  [Read More…]

Moto Z ringer too low? Latest software update fixes that folly

Verizon’s latest update for the Moto Z and Moto Z Force makes the ringtone louder and adds the latest Android security patches.

Good news for those of you who jumped the gun on the modular smartphone fad. Your Moto Z and Moto Z Force will see software updates from Verizon as soon as they’re seeded.

The update, as denoted on Verizon’s support page, fixes the default notifications volume level so that it matches the level that was used in  [Read More…]

Nougat update now rolling out to HTC 10 in the UK

Nougat makes its way to European HTC 10 units.

HTC began rolling out the Nougat update to unlocked units of the HTC 10 in the U.S. last November, and the company is now doing the same for UK customers. According to HTC EMEA’s Product and Service Director Graham Wheeler, the Nougat update is now available for HTC 10 users in the UK, and will make its way to other European regions shortly.

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U.S. carriers could begin Galaxy S7 Nougat update in early Feb

Nougat could hit GS7 units in the U.S. as early as February 8.

For millions of U.S. Galaxy S7 and S7 edge owners, the alluring scent of Android 7.0 Nougat has been wafting through the window like a basket of freshly-baked cookies (sorry, so hungry) for a few weeks now — ever since the company released a beta version for a few (hundred) thousand people.

Canadians have also been looking forward to the same thing  [Read More…]

News Republic app update adds “Made for Samsung” features for Galaxy devices

If you ever owned a HTC device you are probably familiar with the News Republic app, which is the official partner of HTC BlinkFeed. The app’s mission is to offer access to full articles from thousands of news sources in different languages, to users who are always on the go. Well this week the company

Samsung details phones that are next in line to receive the Nougat update

Six phones and two tablets will pick up the Nougat update over the coming months.

Following the Nougat rollout for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, Samsung has now revealed the list of phones that will receive the update next. Here’s the list of phones (and tablets) that will pick up the Nougat update in the first half of 2017:

Galaxy S6 Galaxy S6 edge Galaxy S6 edge+ Galaxy Note 5 Galaxy Tab A with S  [Read More…]

Nintendo’s next mobile game lands on Android Feb 2 [update]

They’ll figure it out eventually, right?

Update: A tweet from Nintendo’s main Twitter account has clarified that Fire Emblem will launch for both Android and iOS on the quoted date of February 2. Hooray!

Original story: Nintendo is following quickly behind the launch of Super Mario Run with another mobile title from its coveted IP. Instead of focusing on turning a popular game into a weird, single-hand mobile spin, we’re getting a strategy game backed by  [Read More…]

OxygenOS 4.0.2 OTA update now rolling out to the OnePlus 3 and 3T

The latest OxygenOS update has bug fixes and stability improvements.

OnePlus delivered the OxygenOS 4.0 update for the OnePlus 3 and 3T on December 31, and has since rolled out a hotfix 4.0.1 update. The company is now issuing the OxygenOS 4.0.2 update to both the OnePlus 3 and 3T with stability improvements and bug fixes, including additional APN settings, and fixes for Play Store downloads and the proximity sensor.

The 4.0.2 update is still based  [Read More…]

Google+ update adds new comment moderation, brings back events

Hey, Google+ is still a thing!

The pace of updates to Google+ has dwindled over the last year, but in a reminder that the platform is very much still alive Google has rolled out three solid updates. The changes, which will come via app and web updates in the next couple of weeks, center around handling comments, seeing more in your feed and bringing back events to the community.

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OnePlus confirms Nougat update uses proper kernel, will remove debug tools that caused confusion

After some confusion, OnePlus says there’s nothing to worry about in its kernel.

A few tidbits of information swirled yesterday about the Nougat update for the OnePlus 3 and 3T in regards to what kernel it was using. Looking at logs, some users had found messages indicating that the OxygenOS 4.0.1 build was using a debug kernel in what would otherwise be completely release-level software. With a debug kernel, unknowing consumers would be vulnerable to various attacks, as there  [Read More…]