Tag Archive: Updates


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…]

Galaxy S7 and S7 edge will continue to receive quarterly security updates

The Galaxy S7 and S7 edge will surprisingly continue to receive security updates every three months.

What you need to know Samsung has changed its mind once again and is now promising quarterly security updates for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. The company had initially decided to discontinue quarterly security updates for the two phones in June. Until April this year, the two phones were receiving security updates every month.

In April this year, Samsung announced  [Read More…]

TicWatch S2, E2, and C2 getting updates to reduce system lag

The update will also come to the TicWatch Pro at some point in the future.

What you need to know Mobvoi is rolling out an update for the TicWatch S2, E2, and C2. The update fixes system lag and upgrades some pre-installed apps. The always-on display is also now turned off by default.

Mobvoi makes some of the better Wear OS watches on the market right now, and on July 18, the company announced an over-the-air update  [Read More…]

Android updates have a major discoverability problem

This goes deeper than Android phones taking a while to get updates.

A couple of summers ago, I went to a party hosted by my mom’s best friend. It was one of those languid, casual dos where people show up at various points of the afternoon just to drink some coffee, say hi, and leave.

The age ranges varied between toddler and octogenarian, and like any party, kids were running around while the parents were talking about  [Read More…]

Huawei losing access to Android updates, Google support, after Trump ban

It’s unclear whether devices already slated for Android Q will receive the update.

What you need to know Huawei won’t receive access to Android updates Future smartphones may not be certified for Google services like Gmail or Maps Move comes after Huawei was added to U.S. trade blacklist following Trump executive order

Reuters reports that Google has put gears in motion to stop working with Huawei on future Android updates and device certifications after an executive order  [Read More…]

Security updates and Android Q access pushed back to June for the Pixel 3a

Manually downloading and flashing the Android Q beta is still possible.

What you need to know Pixel 3a phones are currently on a security patch from March. Security patch updates from April, May, and June are coming in June. Pixel 3a users will be able to opt into Android Q beta again beginning in June.

Google wowed us last week with the launch of the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL phones at Google I/O 2019. Part  [Read More…]

Google just quietly announced a massive change to how Android updates work

We got the dirt on Project Mainline, and it’s going to change Android forever.

The Android portion of the two-hour Google I/O keynote was brief compared to previous years, but it included a massive change to the way Google is going to push updated to our favorite OS when Android Q arrives. It’s called Project Mainline, and the goal is to update core components of Android through the Play Store entirely in the background without needing to  [Read More…]

Here’s how you can disable auto updates for games on PS4

Auto updates for games make life a lot more convenient when you don’t need to manually keep track of them, but a lot of people still would rather this feature be turned off completely. Whether it’s because a new update causes a game to unintentionally crash or you don’t want to go over your data cap, here’s how to turn off auto updates on PlayStation 4.

How to turn off auto updates for games on PlayStation 4 From  [Read More…]

Google is making it easier than ever to get cricket updates via Assistant

You’ll be able to get a summary of the day’s cricketing action just by asking Google Assistant.

The IPL season is in full swing in India, and Google is introducing new capabilities to Google Assistant to make it easier for fans to follow all the action. You’ll be able to get a summary of the day’s matches by asking Assistant on your phone or Google Home to “Play news from ESPNcricinfo.”

You’ll get updates not only on  [Read More…]