Tag Archive: Updated


Only 42 Android models have been updated to a security patch from the last 2 months

This needs to get better. A lot better.

In a blog post detailing how much it has paid for Android security vulnerabilities, the Android team at Google has released information on just how many devices are getting monthly security patches. In fighting a serious uphill battle, Google says there are now 100 distinct devices where a “majority” of the models sold have been updated to a monthly patch from the last 90 days. There are just over 40 devices  [Read More…]

Google has updated the Google I/O app for 2017

Google I/O is coming soon. Get the app today.

Google has updated its useful and well-designed app for Google I/O 2017, the upcoming annual developer conference that begins on May 17.

The app offers all the fixin’s you’d expect from Google: the ability to log in using your I/O credentials and check schedules for planning, along with quick links to video feeds when they’re live. This year, Google is trying to avoid any long lines by allowing  [Read More…]

Google has updated the Google I/O app ahead of the 2017 conference

With Google I/O 2017 rapidly approaching, Google has taken the opportunity to update the companion app ready for the annual conference that begins on May 17. The app is the perfect assistant if you’re attending Google I/O allowing you to check schedules and links to live video feeds for the sessions you can’t make. Google […]

Google Duo gets updated with audio calls for everyone

Back in August, Google says that its standalone video-chat app Duo will be getting audio calls soon. However, the search giant didn’t provide an exact date. Now, after 7 months of waiting Google is finally rolling out for Audio calls for its Duo app for users worldwide. The announcement was made by Google’s Head for […]

Pixel C just got updated with Pixel launcher, multi-tasking and more

We recently reported that with the new Android 7.1.2 beta 2 update the Nexus 6P finally got the highly requested fingerprint scanner gesture feature. Well the Nexus 6P is not the only device receiving the beta 2 build, but also the Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, Nexus Player and Pixel C. Speaking of the Pixel […]

ZTE Axon 7 is getting updated to Android 7.1.1

ZTE’s Axon 7 flagship is one of the best affordable yet powerful smartphones out there. That’s why ZTE is very keen in delivering the best experience it can for users of the phone. After unleashing the Android 7.0 Nougat update last month, the Chinese device maker is now rolling out the Android 7.1.1 update. While […]

NVIDIA Shield Tablet and Tablet K1 updated with stability and crash fixes

It’s always good to get an update, no matter how small.

NVIDIA’s tablets, the much-older Shield Tablet and refreshed cheaper Shield Tablet K1, are both getting the same “software upgrade 5.1” with various fixes aimed at improving instances of crashes and instability. The pair of 8-inch tablets should download the update automatically, but you can always check manually in your settings if you’re impatient.

The release notes are the same for the Shield Tablet and newer  [Read More…]

Updated Amazon Fire TV Stick brings Alexa to TVs in the UK

Amazon’s Alexa-powered Fire TV Stick is coming to the UK in April.

The updated variant of Amazon’s Fire TV Stick with Alexa integration has made its way to the UK for £39.99. The device is currently up for pre-order on Amazon UK, and will be releasing on April 6. The new Fire TV Stick comes with a redesigned user interface, a faster processor, and a remote powered by Alexa.

With Alexa integration via the bundled remote,  [Read More…]

These are the smartwatches that will get updated to Android Wear 2.0

Will my smartwatch get Android Wear 2.0?

Now that we know Google will debut two new Android Wear-based smartwatches in early 2017, we also know which existing products will be updated to the new version.

Android Wear smartwatches that will be updated to AW 2.0 Huawei Watch Huawei Watch for ladies Moto 360 (2015) Moto 360 Sport LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE LG Watch Urbane LG G Watch R Polar M600 Casio Smart Outdoor  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Game Launcher updated with new UI, better discovery options

Game Launcher now has a recommendation service.

Samsung’s Game Launcher made its debut earlier this year on the Galaxy S7, and the app is now picking up an update that introduces a new user interface and a discovery feature. Game Launcher lives as a separate folder icon, and the app automatically collates all the games installed on your phone. The service provides a set of tools designed to minimize frustrations while you’re in a game, and  [Read More…]