Tag Archive: Updated


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…]

These are the Huawei phones that will be updated to Nougat

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:

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Samsung Gear Fit 2 gets updated with new workout tracking features

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 updated with four new features

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

AT&T and T-Mobile have suspended Note 7 sales, with Verizon up next [Updated]

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…]

When and where to buy: LG V20 [UPDATED]

Update 10/06/16: Both T-Mobile and AT&T have released details regarding the availability of the V20 . More details below. Announced at an event in San Francisco, the LG V20 is the second in LG’s V series of phones. Running Android 7 Nougat, the first non-Nexus phone to do so, the V20 offers up two front-facing displays. Specifications

These are the Motorola phones that will be updated to Android 7.0 Nougat

While we were drooling over the Pixel and Pixel XL, Motorola published the list of phones that will be updated to Android 7.0 Nougat. Most phones announced this year are on the list — including the Moto G4 and G4 Plus, Moto Z, Z Play, and Z Force — as well as last year’s Moto X Pure Edition and X Play.

But as is becoming the case more and more often, there are a few notable omissions.  [Read More…]

These are the Sony devices that will be updated to Android 7.0 Nougat

Tough luck Xperia Z3 owners.

Sony has published the list of devices that will be updated to Android 7.0 Nougat, and right off the bat there’s a glaring omission. There’s no mention of phones in the Xperia C, Xperia M, or Xperia E lineups, which means that it is unlikely these devices will ever see the Nougat update. The Xperia Z3, which made its debut in September 2014, will also not be updated to the latest version of Android.

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Will my phone get updated to Android Nougat?

Jerry looks into his crystal ball and asks: Will your phone get an Android 7.0 update?

It’s time for a new version of Android, and that means I also get to make my yearly predictions about updates. Fun times!

Now, to be sure, unless a manufacturer has already committed to updating an existing phone, these are simply (mostly) educated guesses. We base them on a company’s track record, the capabilities of the phone itself, and the  [Read More…]

Galaxy Note 7 tipped for Euro release in September, new colors and updated Gear VR pictured

And there’s a rose gold/blue version too!

We’re just days away from the official unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, and the pace of leaks is starting to build. The latest sortie of information and images comes from French outlet NoWhereElse and Steve Hemmerstoffer, also known as @onleaks on Twitter.

Hemmerstoffer gives weight to previously rumored specs for the phone, with highlights including:

Dimensions: 153.5mm x 73.9mm x 7.9 mm Weight: 168g IP68 water-resistant Android 6.0 Marshmallow  [Read More…]