Tag Archive: Update


Gboard update adds a floating keyboard, cursor control, and GIF suggestions

Gboard is turning into the most feature-rich keyboard around.

Gboard has picked up a significant update to version 6.2 that introduces a slew of new features. In one-handed mode, you now have the ability to resize and reposition the keyboard, allowing you to move the keyboard to a location where it’s comfortable to use. All you have to do is switch to one-handed mode, select the pop-out icon from the bottom left (or right, based on the orientation) of  [Read More…]

Pebble sends out update to ensure its smartwatches keep working

As you probably know by now, last year Pebble was acquired by fitness tracker maker Fitbit. Soon after the announcement, it was revealed that Pebble’s future hardware plans will be axed, so many wondered what would happen to the Pebble watches still in use. Pebble vowed to keep remaining units active, at least throughout 2017 […]

Android 7.1.2 update for Pixel, Nexus devices is available – here’s what’s new

As anticipated, Google has released the Android 7.1.2 update for the Pixel and Nexus family of devices. The new build is available for the Pixel (N2G47E), Pixel XL (N2G47J), Pixel C (N2G47D), Nexus 5X (N2G47F), Nexus 6P (N2G47H) and Nexus Player (N2G47H) – which all based on Android 7.1.1. As for the Nexus 6 and […]

Android Wear 2.0 update rollout delayed due to bug

Originally Google announced Android Wear 2.0 will make it out sometime during fall 2016. But that didn’t end up being the case. Actually it took the search giant another few months to finally officially launch the new wearable platform in February 2017. Smartwatch owners breathed a sigh of relief, especially since Google also outed the […]

Moto G4 Plus is finally picking up the Nougat update in the U.S.

Moto G4 Plus finally picks up Nougat update in the U.S.

Republic Wireless kicked off a Nougat soak test for the Moto G4 Plus a few weeks ago, and it now looks like Motorola is rolling out the update to unlocked G4 Plus (XT1644) units in the country.

The update comes in at 741MB, and includes all the feature new in Nougat, such as inline notification replies, multi-window mode, improvements to Doze, and a new one-handed  [Read More…]

New Facebook update adds new camera effects, Snapchat-like stories

Facebook is slowly turning into a Snapchat clone. After adding features like My Day on Messenger, the social network recently introduced a new update which brings another Snap-like feature. This time it’s a bunch of new camera effects and new ways to share photos and videos on Facebook with friends on iOS and Android. With […]

Verizon HTC 10′s Nougat update will begin rolling out on March 30

A few months after the unlocked version of the HTC 10 began receiving its Android Nougat update, it’s the Verizon model’s turn to update.

The Verizon HTC 10 will begin receiving its Nougat update this Thursday, March 30. That’s according to HTC’s Mo Versi, who said today that the update has received technical approval and is ready for public consumption.

HTC 10 Verizon owners! Greatly appreciate all your patience and support. N OS is here! We have TA  [Read More…]

Truecaller picks up huge update with Google Duo integration, payment support in India

Truecaller is doubling down in India.

Truecaller has announced that it is teaming up with Google to offer support for Google Duo from within its interface. The tie-in will boost the capabilities of Truecaller’s dialer, which will now offer the ability to make video calls via Google’s messaging client.

With Truecaller boasting over 150 million users just in India, the integration is a win-win for both companies. The integration will go live sometime on both Android and  [Read More…]

There’s a whole new privacy policy in the Nextbit Robin Nougat update

The transition to Razer as the parent company is complete.

There’s some language in the Nougat update for the Nextbit Robin, which rapidly moved from final beta to public release in the last 24 hours, explaining a small change in the privacy policy due thanks to the new parent company. Now that Razer owns Nextbit, all of the legal details surrounding how a phone is used falls to Razer. The privacy policy itself isn’t wildly different from the Nextbit  [Read More…]

Massive emoji update slated for June includes zombies, dinosaurs, vampires, and more

Get ready for a whole lot of new emoji.

The Unicode consortium has released a draft of the Emoji 5.0 update, which includes 69 new emoji that will be released in June 2017. The new additions include a T-Rex, fairies, mages, zombies, vampires, genies, mermaids, a breastfeeding woman, curling stone, and more.

The folks at Emojipedia have a comprehensive list of the new emoji, so head on down there if you’re interested in taking a look  [Read More…]