Tag Archive: Updates

Pixel 4 owners can schedule updates to install overnight

The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL offer a new “Restart after 2:00 AM” option to install updates.

What you need to know Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL owners can choose to have software updates installed overnight automatically. Whenever a new software update is available, users will have the option to “Restart after 2:00 AM” in addition to just “Restart.” The new “feature” makes it more convenient for users to install new updates.

Google’s  [Read More…]

Pandora updates its mobile app with personalized ‘For You’ tab

Personalization is at the heart of the revamp

What you need to know Streaming service Pandora is overhauling its app today. New “For You” tab provides continually updated personal suggestions. Also aims to provide easy access to all Pandora’s content and programming.

Popular U.S. music streaming service Pandora is upgrading its mobile app and getting a substantial overhaul to bring users increased personalization in a bid to stay competitive in a world dominated by Spotify and Apple  [Read More…]

Google updates policies to not store Assistant audio data by default

Google will begin deleting audio data for Voice & Activity users in the future.

What you need to know By default, Google will no longer store any audio data on you from using Assistant. Google only stores audio data on you if you’ve enabled Voice & Audio Activity where humans may listen and transcribe audio clips to improve accuracy. Later this year Google will introduce sensitivity settings for the keywords that activate Assistant and begin deleting audio  [Read More…]

YouTube is un-verifying channels as it updates its verification policies

The policy is also changing the verified checkmark to a dark gray background.

What you need to know YouTube is changing its requirements to become verified on the platform. Previously, channels with 100,000 subscribers were able to get verified with no proof of authenticity. The verified checkmark is also being retired in favor of a dark gray background behind the channel’s name.

Some big changes are coming to how YouTube verifies accounts and how that verification is  [Read More…]

Roku updates its streamers with a new $29 Roku Express and $99 Roku Ultra

Roku has updated its entry-level and top-shelf streaming players for 2019 — but kept the prices the same.

Roku today announced updates to its streaming player lineup. The big news comes at either end — the Roku Express gets a refresh but keeps its $ 29 price tag; same goes for the $ 99 Roku Ultra at the top end.

The new customizable remote with Roku Ultra.

Roku Express will look a  [Read More…]

Google serves up key updates to its products at Google for India 2019

Google Pay picks up NFC payments, Lens gets instant translation, and Assistant gets easier language switching.

For the last four years, Google held an event in India to talk about updates to products and services tailored for the country. This is where Google Pay made its debut for the Indian market, and also where we got exciting new features in YouTube and Google Maps.

India is obviously a key market for Google — where Android has a  [Read More…]

Android 10 exits beta, and updates are rolling out to Pixels starting today

Time to start checking for updates.

What you need to know Android 10 has exited beta and is ready for everyone. Big changes include dark theme, navigation gestures, and privacy controls. Updates are rolling out to Pixels starting today.

Android 10 (formerly known as Android Q) exits beta today, and Google is sending out updates to Pixels right away. This may not be too exciting to the enthusiasts who have been using near-final software for weeks, but  [Read More…]

Nokia shares its Android 10 roadmap with updates starting in Q4 2019

The Nokia 7.1, 8.1, and 9 PureView will be among the first phones to get the update.

What you need to know Nokia has shared a roadmap for its Android 10 update plans. The Nokia 7.1, 8.1, and 9 PureView will start getting the update in Q4 2019. Other phones will follow in Q1 and Q2 of 2020.

Following Google’s big news regarding Android 10’s name and the rebrand for Android as a whole, Nokia has shared  [Read More…]

Nokia’s first Android phones will get an extra year of security updates

The Nokia 5, Nokia 6, and Nokia 8 will receive quarterly security patches until October 2020.

What you need to know HMD Global has announced that its first Nokia-branded smartphones will receive quarterly security updates till the end of the third year. The Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6, and Nokia 8 were initially promised two years of regular security updates. Sadly, the Nokia 6 variant sold by Amazon in the US and India will no longer  [Read More…]

All the new weapon moves and updates in Monster Hunter World: Iceborne

There’s tons of new moves for the different weapons in Monster Hunter World: Iceborne and we list them all here

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne is coming up fast and more kinds of beasts to hunt means more of an arsenal to choose from and more tactics to employ in combat. So, we’ve compiled a list of every new weapon move in Monster Hunter World: Iceborne that Hunters will be able to use. Whether you prefer to lay  [Read More…]