Tag Archive: Updated


Nexus factory images updated with February security patches

If you own a Nexus phone or tablet, and don’t like to wait for the OTA release, you can now download the latest factory image from Google and flash it yourself. The update is still Android 6.0.1, but carries a different version number depending which phone or tablet you are using.

Depending on your device, the latest update will have a version number of MMB29Q, MMB29U, MMB29R or MXB48T. Included in this release is the latest  [Read More…]

Google App gets updated to version 5.8.50.16 APK Download

What is it?

Google has quietly pushed an update to their official Google App on Android to bring it to version 5.8.50.16. The Google App is the backbone on Android to bring the Google Now functionality to your device, so any update to the App is usually an enhancement to the service.

• Quickly search the web and your phone or tablet • Use your voice to search and more • Get personalized results based on your location

What it  [Read More…]

Google Glass Enterprise Edition stops by the FCC with updated, yet familiar, design

According to a new listing at the FCC, it appears as though the Enterprise Edition of Google Glass may be nearing a release. The Google Glass division has gone through a number of changes over the past few months, and the hardware is rumored to be targeted at healthcare, energy and manufacturing companies. The listing comes with some new pictures that show off the hardware, both inside an out.

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Easily keep your contact list updated with Veecards (App Review)

It’s a pain to try and keep track of all of your friends and their contact info. It’s even more of a pain to keep track of business associates that you come across while traveling for work. Veecards is here to help with those pains, and alleviate some of the headache attached with keeping your contact list clean and updated.

Veecards aims to re-invent the wheel for your contact list through a couple of ways. First and foremost, forget the  [Read More…]

Pioneer’s Android Auto head units updated for better ‘voice guidance’

A new firmware update is available for Pioneer’s Android Auto-compatible head units.

The update to version 1.05x brings to all models — that’s the 4100NEX, 7100NEX, and 8100NEX in the U.S. and Canada — the following:

Improvement of voice guidance Minor bug fixes

In addition, the 7100NEX and 8100NEX are receiving support for AVICSYNC, which improves the built-in navigation features.

As always, be sure to read the installation instructions before attempting this one. Nobody wants to brick their car  [Read More…]

Sygic navigation updated with parking information from Parkopedia

Sygic navigation, one of the popular offline mapping apps on Android, is adding a wealth of parking information from parking aggregator Parkopedia. Now if you choose to use Sygic for your mapping and navigation, you won’t have to open up a separate app to get information on where to park when driving into a city. Parkopedia not only shows you parking locations, but can also give detailed information and let you even pay for parking.

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Samsung’s updated Galaxy A phones are faster, safer, and longer-lasting

Samsung has announced the second-generation of Galaxy A smartphones – say hello to the new A3, A5 and A7. The company has worked to improve on what was already featured in the original family of Galaxy A handsets and will launch the second wave in China this month, followed by global markets.

U.S. HTC One A9 to receive November security update imminently [Updated]

November security patch should get technical approval today and roll out immediately to U.S. unlocked A9s.

Update: According to HTC’s Mo Versi on Twitter, the OTA update containing the November security updates, along with improvements to the camera and battery, is indeed going out tonight. Happy updating!

Original Story: When HTC unveiled the One A9 a month ago today, the company’s America president, Jason Mackenzie, promised that the unlocked U.S. version of phone would receive future  [Read More…]

Google Fit updated to recognize all of your activies

Tired of your pedometer simply counting your steps? With Google’s latest update to Google Fit, it will now recognize all of your activities: from cardio to strength training, what you eat plus how you rest, and coaches you every step of the way. I can actually confirm this, as my own Google Fit app knew I had been more active recently and asked me to increase my daily goal, which I begrudgingly did. But after one day with the new goal, I already achieved  [Read More…]