Tag Archive: WiFi


European HTC One getting second KitKat update with Wifi fix

HTC has begun rolling out a second Android 4.4.2-based over-the-air update for the 2013 HTC One (M7) in some European customers. Today’s 205MB update to version 4.19.401.11 follows the withdrawal of the earlier KitKat update due to “difficulties” experienced by some users. Today’s OTA changelog references “support for more routers” as the only change, suggesting incompatibility with certain Wifi equipment may have led to the earlier ROM being pulled.

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HTC addressing Wifi security loophole in some Android handsets

HTC Desire S

HTC is updating some of its Android phones to address a security vulnerability which could allow malicious apps to steal Wifi security information. In a post on its official support site, the manufacturer says that many of the affected handsets have already been updated over-the-air, however some may require a manual update.

On an affected device, the bug in question could allow an Android application with the innocuous-sounding “ACCESS_WIFI_STATE” permission to  [Read More…]

Motorola Xyboard Wi-Fi Tablets rolling out today

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Folks looking to get their hands on the Wi-Fi Motorola Xyboard 8.2″ and 10.1″ tablets, the wait is over. Though the device has been up for preorder for a few weeks now, the follow up to the Xoom tablet is now shipping from Motorola’s website.

Starting today, customers who order the Xyboard will be treated to free two-day shipping on their orders. The pricing for the Wi-Fi models range from $  [Read More…]

Motorola Xoom WiFi owners in U.S. receiving Ice Cream Sandwich OTA update

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We’ve received a flurry of tips this morning from folks who own the WiFi version of the Motorola Xoom tablet. Apparently, Google and Motorola are sending a free ice cream sandwich an OTA update to owners of the Motorola Xoom tablet in the U.S., bringing the highly-anticipated Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

The update appears to only be rolling out to the WiFi models of the Xoom, and LTE Xoom owners will  [Read More…]

The complete Motorola Xoom Wifi Ice Cream Sandwich changelog

ICS on the Xoom

As we first told you late last night, the Wifi-only version of the Motorola Xoom is in the midst of getting its Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update. Motorola’s just released the full changelog, which reads as follows:

Updated Browser with faster rendering, zoom and pan: Users can also now save pages for offline reading and request desktop versions of websites. Swipe to dismiss notifications, tasks, and browser tabs: You can now  [Read More…]

Android 3.2 update for US WiFi and 3G HTC Flyer now available

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The US HTC Flyer is finally getting its Android 3.2 update from HTC. According to several different reports, the Honeycomb update for the WiFi and 3G HTC Flyers started rolling out late last night. The upgrade from Android 2.3 should bring US HTC Flyer owners in line with what European Flyer users have been enjoying for quite some time. The HTC Flyer Android 3.2 brings with it better support for HTC  [Read More…]

How to take screenshots of Google TV over WiFi with ADB

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A few days ago, my Logitech Revue received its long-awaited update to Android 3.1 and with it came glorious, glorious access to the Android Market. The main category I’d been longing to fill was a solid media player with decent codec support. I finally found that in Plex so I wanted to review the app, which meant I needed a  [Read More…]

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S II getting fixes for caller ID, battery life, Wifi calling

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S II

T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S II is getting an update today to Android 2.3.5, software version T989VUVKL1. You’re getting a trio of “enhancements” (read: bugfixes) with this update, including caller ID, battery and Wifi calling. T-Mobile notes that the update’s not mandatory, but we can’t think of why you wouldn’t want a better phone.

You can get the update over the air, or use the Kies Mini desktop  [Read More…]

European Xoom wifi receiving an update to Android 3.2

Android Central

Albeit a little behind the times, the European versions of the Motorola Xoom Wifi are now beginning to receive a software update that includes an update to version 3.2 of Honeycomb.

Users in Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK should be seeing the update notifications start to appear on their devices.

Besides just updating to 3.2, Motorola have thrown in  [Read More…]

Skifta now streams music, photos, and video to and from Android devices over 3G or Wi-Fi

After being in beta for several months as a streaming service for DLNA, Skifta has graduated to “gold status” as a full-fledged product for Android. Now anyone with a compatible Android 2.2 or higher phone or tablet can stream their media to a PlayStation 3 or Xbox, laptop, friend’s television, phone, or anything else that accepts DLNA/UPnP connections. Or even from a computer to  [Read More…]