Tag Archive: Update


T-Mobile rolls out Galaxy Note7 update that limits battery charging to 60%

As we have been telling you, Samsung is worried about those Galaxy Note7 owners who are refusing to return the possibly dangerous phone. So the Korean tech giant has been issuing all kinds of updates in a bid to convince users to say bye-bye to the phablet. The first one limited battery charging up to

85% of U.S. Note 7s have been returned, battery-limiting update arriving for the stragglers

No, seriously, return your Note 7 already.

Now multiple weeks removed from the Galaxy Note 7s final recall and discontinuation, Samsung says that 85% of all Note 7s in the U.S. have been returned to the company. That’s a great return rate for a phone that sold millions of units, but that still leaves tens of thousands of unsafe Note 7s out in the wild today — to combat it, Samsung is finally issuing a software update to remaining  [Read More…]

Google considers an update for Nexus phones to add fingerprint gestures

Google is reportedly “considering” a firmware update for the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P. This will allow users to have a fingerprint gesture that users of the Pixel and Pixel XL currently enjoy. The gesture is a simple “swipe”. You swipe your finger down on the fingerprint scanner to access the notification shade on the

Google adds more U.S banks support to Android Pay [Update]

Recently we told you that Google partnered with Visa and MasterCard in order to expand the reach of Android Pay. It seems that Google is actively working to make its mobile website transaction app more useful. This week the tech giant announced it has added more US based and credit unions support to Android Pay.

Pocket Casts picks up major update with Nougat features, shareable lists, and much more

Pocket Casts is a great podcast app loaded with features. You can easily subscribe to your favorite podcasts, and a sync option allows you to pick up from where you left off across devices, and on the web.

The app has picked up a significant update to version 6.0 that adds several Nougat features, including support for multi-window mode, app shortcuts, audio effects while streaming, and the ability to create shareable lists of your favorite podcasts.

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Google rolling out soft update to fix Pixel camera flaring problems soon

Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL are the new kids on the block and customers are very excited to finally get their hands on the phones. But even if the devices haven’t been around for long, some users are already signaling an issue with the phones. A number of Pixel owners have taken to Reddit and

Nougat update now rolling out to the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus in India

Just yesterday, Moto G4 Plus customers in Brazil started receiving soak test invites for Android 7.0 Nougat. Motorola is now announcing the official Nougat rollout to the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus in India, following which the update will be available to devices globally.

Motorola’s release notes (via GSMArena) highlight all the new features in the Nougat update, including multi-window mode, changes to Android for Work, Doze on the Go, built-in Data Saver, improved notifications,  [Read More…]

Google Keep update lets you pin notes

Google Keep is a minimalist note-taking app that comes with a slew of features. The app is very straightforward to use, allowing you to easily create collaborative to-do lists, voice notes, and so much more. Keep seamlessly syncs between the web client, Android and iOS apps, and there’s even a Chrome extension that lets you quickly jot down a note.

An update rolling out to the service now lets you pin notes at the top, giving you  [Read More…]

Google Flights update makes it easier to find cheap flights, hotels this holiday season

Google just updated its Google Flights application in order to better help travelers plan their trips, find the cheapest flights and book the best hotels available this holiday seasons. Since flights fares have a tendency to increase during the busy holiday season, Google Flights will now issue alerts when select airlines are expected to raise

Oculus update disables Gear VR App on Galaxy Note 7 due to safety concerns

Oculus, the Facebook-owned virtual reality company has pushed an update that disables the Gear VR app on the Galaxy Note 7. The update was first spotted by Reddit user Bahaman 23 and later received confirmation from a number of users. The move makes sense given the fiery issues the Galaxy Note 7 has been confronted