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 […]
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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 […]
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…]
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…]
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…]
Wider EMUI 5.0 rollout will commence in the first quarter of 2017.
The Mate 9 is Huawei’s first device to offer EMUI 5.0 — based on Nougat — out of the box, and the company is now announcing when other phones will receive the update. EMUI 5.0 will be rolled out to the Huawei P9, Nova and Nova Plus, and others in the first quarter of 2017.
These are the phones eligible for EMUI 5.0:
The Gear Fit 2 gets even better at tracking your workouts.
Samsung is rolling out an update to the fitness-focused Gear Fit 2 that brings a slew of new features aimed at optimizing the tracking experience. There’s now an auto pause function that pauses activity tracking when it detects that you’ve stopped in the middle of a run or a workout. It automatically starts monitoring your activity once you resume, picking up from where it left [Read More…]
Google Photos is getting four big updates today: three ways to relive memories, and one quick way to fix certain photos. The first update lets you “rediscover old memories”. If you have a huge photo library filled with thousands of photos, sometimes Google’s intelligent search might not be enough. Rediscovering memories gives you a pleasant
Further reports of Note 7s catching fire or exploding continue to roll in. AT&T and T-Mobile have officially suspended sales of the Note 7 (again), and sources tell Android Central that Verizon has halted sales internally and will be announcing similar measures in the near future.
T-Mobile has also added its name to the chorus of companies ceasing Note 7 sales. CEO John Legere tweeted that “out of an abundance of caution for customers,” the company [Read More…]