Tag Archive: Update


Microsoft’s Arrow Launcher picks up tablet support in latest update

Arrow Launcher, an experimental launcher from Microsoft’s Garage division, has picked up another big update. The biggest feature coming along in this update is tablet support, but there are a number of other little handy additions like more backup and restore options, a horizontal layout option for the apps page, and more wallpapers from Bing.

Here’s a full look at what’s new in Arrow Launcher version 3.1:

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PlayStation VR’s Cinematic Mode received an update and it’s better than ever

Did the PlayStation 4.50 patch change PSVR?

PlayStation patch 4.50 is here, and with it comes a bunch of significant changes to the PS4, as well as a few changes to PlayStation VR. Cinematic mode and the Social Screen received notable upgrades, and you can now also watch 3D Blu-Rays within your headset. Let’s take a deeper look at exactly what the changes bring and what they mean for PSVR.

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Galaxy S7 Nougat update hitting Canada Mar 20

Poutine, long winters, and delayed Android updates — all part of the Canadian dream.

Canadian Samsung Galaxy S7 owners can finally relax about that damn Nougat update. Weeks and months after it hit the rest of the world, Canadians can expect Android 7.0 Nougat for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge on March 20, at least on Rogers. Telus, Bell, Freedom Mobile and others will likely follow suit shortly afterwards.

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Google’s unique update process is one of the best parts of owning a Pixel

Google’s phones are updated the same way phones from other companies are, with one big difference.

There is an extremely well-defined divide between phones from Google and phones from any other company when it comes to updates. While a few exceptions exist, you know that you can only expect a timely Android update if you’re using a phone recently sold by Google. In short, unless your phone says Nexus or Pixel on the back of it, getting  [Read More…]

Unlocked Moto Z Play is now picking up the Nougat update

Android 7.0 Nougat is hitting unlocked units of the Moto Z Play.

The Nougat update started hitting the Verizon edition of the Moto Z Play earlier this week, and now the unlocked models are also receiving the update. The update switches the firmware version to NPN25.137-24-1, which is similar to that of Verizon’s NPN25.137-24-1-2.

Android 7.0 Nougat introduces a slew of new features, including multi-window multitasking, direct replies in the notification shade, a new  [Read More…]

New Adobe Lightroom update turns your smartphone into a DSLR

Smartphone photography has come a long way, to a degree that you’ll soon be more inclined to leave your DSLR at home in favor of your high-end phone. The latest Lightroom update proves exactly this point. Today Adobe announced that from now on Android (and iOS as well) users will be able to shoot RAW […]

Yelp is tackling gender neutral bathroom discovery in its latest update

It’s a simple feature, but it will make a huge impact for some.

Yelp, the first big name in discovering restaurants near you that offer exactly what you’re craving, has made several significant moves in the name of inclusion and acceptance recently. It was one of the few apps that lets you know when a restaurant is wheelchair accessible or offers a military discount, and now there’s a feature for anyone in need of a gender neutral  [Read More…]

You can now apply to beta test the Honor 6X Nougat update in the U.S.

Be the first to try EMUI 5.0 on the Honor 6X.

Honor has announced that it will roll out the Nougat-based EMUI 5.0 update to the Honor 6X sometime in the month of March, and the company is now kicking off the beta test for those located in the U.S. If you’re using an Honor 6X in the U.S., you can sign up to test the update by sending your device’s IMEI number to [email protected]

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HTC 10 is picking up the Nougat update in India

Nougat update is now available for the HTC 10 in India.

HTC rolled out the Nougat update to the HTC 10 back in November, with unlocked units in the U.S. receiving the update first. The company has since rolled out the update to customers in the UK at the end of last month, and is now making Android 7.0 Nougat available to Indian users.

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Instagram lets users post up to 10 photos per update

Instagram today announced a change to the app which makes it possible for users to create posts which include up to 10 photos. Why? Rather than filling your stream up with tons of pictures and/or videos from the same event, the new way consolidates things. It’s easy to control exactly how your post will look. […]