Tag Archive: Rolls


Google’s super-simple Plus Codes location system rolls out to Maps app

No address? No problem.

What you need to know Plus Codes are a new addition to Maps that use latitude and longitude coordinates to create “digital” addresses, even in areas without a traditional address. Plus Codes are searchable in Google Maps, just like a regular address. Google is making its digital address technology open source for developers to use as they see fit.

Your address is just as much a part of your identity as your phone  [Read More…]

Synology makes VPN Plus free, rolls out prizes for World Backup Day

Synology is providing free perpetual licenses to its VPN Plus service until September 30.

What you need to know Synology is making VPN Plus licenses free until September 30 to facilitate small businesses working from home. VPN Plus lets Synology routers create a VPN server that can be used on phones and other devices. The company is celebrating World Backup Day by giving away $ 7,000 worth of NAS enclosures and storage devices.

Synology is offering free  [Read More…]

Sprint finally rolls out Android 10 for the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G

It could take at least a few days for all Sprint OnePlus 7 Pro 5G units to receive the update.

What you need to know The Android 10 update for Sprint’s OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is finally rolling out. It brings a brand-new UI design, enhanced location permissions for privacy, full screen gestures, and more. In case you haven’t received an update notification yet, you can grab it using the Oxygen Updater app.

Sprint’s OnePlus 7 Pro  [Read More…]

OxygenOS Open Beta 11 rolls out for OnePlus 7/7 Pro

It’s a 189 MB download.

What you need to know OxygenOS Open Beta 11 is now rolling out to OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro phones. The update includes the March 2020 security patch. It also contains a few fixes relating to the display and the keyboard.

Just a week after the company made OxygenOS Open Beta 10 available on the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro, OnePlus is already rolling out its successor — to some users, at  [Read More…]

Firefox Preview 4.0 for Android rolls out with password manager and more

Extension support is still restricted to only uBlock Origin.

What you need to know Mozilla just updated its GeckoView-based Firefox Preview to version 4.0. The new release brings with it features like a password manager, in-app language changing, and a ‘Top Sites’ section. Extension support is, sadly, still restricted to just uBlock Origin at the moment.

Mozilla has been working on a revamped version of its Android browser for nearly a year now. Firefox Preview’s biggest claim  [Read More…]

Xiaomi messes up again, rolls out bug-filled Mi A2 Lite Android 10 update

Users are complaining that the update is bricking their phones or putting them in a boot loop.

What you need to know Xiaomi’s limited rollout of Android 10 for the Mi A2 Lite has been met with disastrous results. The update is causing phones to enter boot loops. Other users report the phone becoming entirely unresponsive. This comes just a week after the company pulled the Android 10 update for the Mi A3, after similar complaints of  [Read More…]

OnePlus rolls out doorstep repair service for customers in India

You can get an engineer to visit your home or office by submitting a request in the OnePlus Care app.

What you need to know OnePlus has launched the new OnePlus Doorstep repair service in six cities across India. Customers can request doorstep service from the OnePlus Care app. The company has also opened two new exclusive repair centers in Kolkata and Indore.

With an aim to bring a convenient repair experience to its customers in India,  [Read More…]

AT&T TV streaming service rolls out nationwide to attract cord-cutters

AT&T subscribers can save $ 10 each month on the service when they bundle it with internet or wireless.

What you need to know The premium AT&T TV streaming TV service is now available nationwide. AT&T TV packages start at $ 50 and go up to $ 70 per month, with a two-year contract. The AT&T TV Android TV set-top-box can record up to 500 hours of TV and comes with popular streaming apps such as Netflix,  [Read More…]

YouTube Music rolls out new personalized playlists and mixes

Google’s streaming service gains another must-have feature.

What you need to know There are three personalized mixes called Discover Mix, New Release Mix, and Your Mix. These are all mixes that are based on artists that you listen to and tracks that you like. All the mixes are updated regularly, with the Discover Mix being updated every Wednesday.

YouTube Music has been getting a bit more attention lately, with gapless playback rolling out last week. Well, as  [Read More…]