Tag Archive: Update


Oneplus 5 and 5T Finally Receiving Android 8.1 Oreo Update

Oneplus has started pushing the Android 8.1 update to their Oneplus 5 and 5t flagship devices. You can begin to try and download them today, but there may be a gradual rollout.

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Essential Phone update adds Bluetooth 5.0, extra notch settings, and more

The update is rolling out to users now.

There’s a new update making its way to the Essential Phone, and like we’ve come to expect from Andy Rubin’s startup, there’s a lot that’s included.

This is a new version of Android 8.1 that Essential pushed to all users last month, and with it comes official support for Bluetooth 5.0 and the April 2018 security patch that Google just released for Pixel and Nexus devices about a week  [Read More…]

PSA: Sling TV is experiencing streaming issues across multiple platforms [Update]

Sling’s aware of the issue and working on it as we speak.

Updated 3:26 PM ET – Sling TV’s support account on Twitter has started telling users that they should be able to access their programming once again by signing out of the app and then logging back in. If you’ve got Sling, let us know if this works for you!

If you’re a Sling TV subscriber and are having trouble watching your favorite game, reality show, etc.,  [Read More…]

Canadian Galaxy Note 8 units to receive Oreo update April 5

That’s this Thursday.

A brief delay between Galaxy S8 Oreo rollouts on U.S. and Canadian units is happening again with the Note 8. A week or so after the U.S. counterparts started receiving their Oreo updates, Canadian Note 8 users can look forward to Android 8.0 starting April 5.

While only Rogers has definitively issued a date on its update schedule, Samsung typically rolls out major updates to all of its carrier partners at once, and the Note  [Read More…]

Oreo update starts rolling out to T-Mobile’s Galaxy Note 8

All carrier variants of the Galaxy Note 8 in the U.S. have made the switch to Oreo.

T-Mobile’s variant of the Galaxy Note 8 is starting to receive the stable Android 8.0 Oreo update. AT&T was the first to roll out the update last month, and Verizon and Sprint followed suit last week. With T-Mobile commencing its update, all carrier variants of the Note 8 in the U.S. have made the switch to Oreo.

T-Mobile’s senior social  [Read More…]

T-Mobile announces upcoming Oreo update for Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has already received the Android 8.0 Oreo update across three of the four major carriers in the United States. T-Mobile has been the odd man out, until today’s announcement.

The carrier has now announced that the Oreo update for the Galaxy Note 8 has been approved. The rollout should begin Sunday. T-Mobile’s product manager Des had to specify that this is not an April Fools’ joke, which is definitely appreciated.

Check for updates in Settings when Sunday  [Read More…]

Unlocked Galaxy S9 devices to have FM Radio enabled on next update

The next update coming to unlocked Galaxy S9 devices should bring FM radio accessibility. Carrier locked versions of the device already have the ability to use FM radio.

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Smart Launcher 5 update brings an all-new design and features

Introducing ambient themes, adaptive icons, new app drawer layouts, and much more.

Third-party launchers are often the best way to customize the look and feel of your Android device, and one of the most popular ones — Smart Launcher — is getting a complete overhaul thanks to its new Smart Launcher 5 update.

There’s a lot to take in with Smart Launcher 5, but the thing you’ll notice right away is its new look. Smart Launcher 5  [Read More…]

Major update to Files Go brings search capabilities, Google Photos integration

Files Go picks up three new features, turning it into one of the best storage management utilities around.

Google’s Files Go is a lightweight storage management utility that’s packed with useful features, and today the app is picking up three new features. There’s now a file search function baked in, which will allow you to search for files on your phone. With Files Go being a Google app, that includes instant results, autocomplete, and search filters.

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Here’s the list of Xiaomi phones that will receive the MIUI 9.5 update

Over 30 Xiaomi phones will receive the MIUI 9.5 update.

Xiaomi has started rolling out the MIUI 9.5 update, bringing a host of new features and system-wide optimizations along with bug fixes. The OTA update will be making its way to over 30 Xiaomi devices over the course of the next month, including the likes of the Redmi Note 5 Pro, Mi Mix 2, Redmi Y1, and more.

Xiaomi has shared a broad timeline for when  [Read More…]