Tag Archive: Updates


How to use Alexa for sports updates

Alexa can make sure you always know the score of the big games!

If you’re a sports fan, then it can be difficult at times to keep track of the score for all of your favorite teams. With Alexa, you can program in your favorite teams and get updates by simply asking her for sports updates. You can add multiple teams too, so you’ll never miss a score again.

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How to use Alexa for traffic updates

Nobody wants to get stuck in traffic, and Alexa can help.

Traffic is the bane of existence for anyone who’s ever been late to a meeting because of gridlock. While you can use your phone, the radio, or the internet to check on traffic before heading out of the house, you can also ask Alexa. She’ll let you know what your commute looks like; all you need to do is let her know where you’re going.

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OnePlus’ CEO comments on the future of Android updates for the OnePlus 3 and 3T

Sit down, strap in, sip on your covfefe and prepare yourself for some major OnePlus news! Alright, maybe it’s not the biggest news ever. We’d love to be confirming the specs for the OnePlus 5 in this article, but alas, that is not to be. But, fans of the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T rejoice! We’re […]

Top 10 Android app updates this week: Kodi, Google Photos

Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the most installs. As in the past, we’re going to filter out minor updates for the super-popular apps that have over 10 million installs, but we’ll make  [Read More…]

Google’s new Project Treble could mean fast Android updates for everyone

If you are not the owner of a Nexus or a Pixel device, then you probably stuck waiting for updates months on end after Google officially rolls out a new build. But as you’d expect, the search giant is well aware or the state of things and not particularly happy with the situation. But starting […]

Google’s Project Treble will make Android updates faster for all devices

Google I/O is starting soon, but Google may have just pre-announced one of Android O’s biggest changes.

It’s just five days until the Google I/O keynote but the company can’t help itself: it has pre-announced what could be one of the most important changes to Android since its inception.

Called Treble, the project involves making it easier for Android manufacturers and carriers to roll out updates to their devices by creating a set of tests aimed at  [Read More…]

Google’s Project Treble will make Android updates faster for all devices

Google I/O is starting soon, but Google may have just pre-announced one of Android O’s biggest changes.

It’s just five days until the Google I/O keynote but the company can’t help itself: it has pre-announced what could be one of the most important changes to Android since its inception.

Called Treble, the project involves making it easier for Android manufacturers and carriers to roll out updates to their devices by creating a set of tests aimed at  [Read More…]

New OnePlus 3 and 3T beta updates improve Bluetooth, call behavior

A small but important update is out for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T.

OnePlus has issued yet another so-called “open beta” for its latest devices, the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T, yet again ironing out some bugs in the realm of Bluetooth while improving certain app designs and behaviors around incoming calls.

Open Beta 15 for the OnePlus 3 and OB 6 for the OnePlus 3T feature a redesigned dialer app that includes a new call-answering  [Read More…]

Google won’t be providing security updates for the Pixel beyond 2019

As part of the ongoing effort to improve the security of Android, monthly security updates are provided for each device to include the latest security patches so you don’t have to wait for a major release. These updates are only provided for a certain amount of time before it is considered you should really be […]

Google updates AOSP bug tracker to use new in-house solution

Good news for the open source crowd.

Google’s Android developers head to the blog today to let us know it has migrated the AOSP issue tracking system to use its own Issue Tracker software.

Issue Tracker is the tool Google uses internally while building and maintaining all the various stuff it does. It’s also the public facing bug tracker for many of its other products, including the Android O Developer Preview. The new system looks and feels very much  [Read More…]