Tag Archive: Updates


January security updates rolling out to owners of the unlocked HTC One A9 in the U.S.

We have some good news for owners of the unlocked HTC One A9. According to a latest tweet from VP, Product Management at HTC Mo Versi, the handset will shortly receive the January update in the U.S. This release has been fired OTA (Over-The-Air) today and should hit unlocked handsets soon enough.

Since we’re talking about unlocked versions of the HTC One M9, that unfortunately leaves those rocking carrier-branded variants (or who are located in Europe)  [Read More…]

Marshmallow updates for HTC phones coming to six North American service providers within 9 days

HTC is working with Sprint, Sasktel, Rogers, Wind, Videotron and T-Mobile to release its Android 6.0 update for the HTC One M9 and One M8 over the next nine days. Mo Versi made the announcement late last night on Twitter, revealing that the One M9 update for Sasktel, Rogers, Wind and Videotron devices will be released on Monday. The Sprint HTC One M8 update release is targeted for the middle of next week while the T-Mobile HTC One M9 should  [Read More…]

Top 10 Android app updates this week: LastPass, USAA Mobile

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…]

An update on recent updates to the Android Central App

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls. If you’re not yet using the one and only Android Central App — that’d be our official app on Android for reading about Android — it’s time to take another look. We’ve been doing a lot of work behind the scenes the past six months or so.

The biggest change, of course, was an major refresh to Material Design. And we’re not 100 percent done with that yet, either. That pesky swiping carousel  [Read More…]

Top 10 Android app updates this week: Imgur, Google+

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 updates Android Wear SDK to support API 23, Android Marshmallow

Google has updated its Android Wear Software Development Kit (SDK) to include support for API 23, Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Developers will now be able to begin adding Marshmallow features and functionality to their apps, while still maintaining the Lollipop builds until all watches are updated.

ASUS announces Marshmallow updates for ZenFone 2, PadFone S

ASUS has announced which of its phones will receive the upgrade for Android 6.0 Marshmallow. In an announcement made on the company’s forums, ASUS named the five that will receive the update. The phones which ASUS has named to be receiving the update include:

Motorola outlines Android 6.0 updates for Moto X Pure and others

Motorola released notes on their plans for Android 6.0 Marshmallow today. David Schuster, Senior Director of SW Product Management at Motorola Mobility, announced on Google+ that they are starting the initial deployment of Android 6.0 Marshmallow for the 2015 Moto X Style and 2014 Moto X. The Moto X Style is getting the upgrade in both Brazil and India while the 2014 Moto X is receiving the update in just Brazil.

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BlackBerry details its plans for handling Android security updates

BlackBerry has released some more information about its plans to keep the Priv up to date with security patches as they are available. The company has already given some details about how it added another layer of security to Android, and now it is detailing how it will keep that going forward.

BlackBerry plans to push hotfixes for critical issues, along with monthly security updates like other smartphone manufacturers have already committed to.

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The end of #apkplz: Developers can now schedule app updates and push to all at once

We’ve always gotten a little chuckle when press releases try to tell us the precise time an app update will go live in Google Play — it just doesn’t work that way. You hit publish, it shows up for folks a couple hours later, more or less. That’s changed, starting today. Google has rolled out “timed publishing,” allowing developers to choose exactly when an update will go live.

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