Tag Archive: Update


PlayStation Network appears to be down right now (update)

Many users are having issues connecting at the moment.

What you need to know PlayStation Network appears to be down for many users. A majority of the complaints are coming from PlayStation users in the U.K. or other parts of Europe. Sony has not ackowledged the problem on its official status page yet.

Update: June 3, 2020 Reports on Twitter and DownDetector indicate most users can access PlayStation Network again. Sony has not yet issued an  [Read More…]

Latest Pixel update brings two great features, and a vague battery promise

These are solid additions we can all appreciate — but don’t go far from a charger.

Google’s latest quarterly “Feature Drop” for its Pixel phones has arrived, and unlike most updates it actually hit my Pixel 4 XL right away. Now that I’ve had a little time to take in the changes, here’s what I’m seeing and appreciating in the latest update.

Every Pixel user should get familiar with the Personal Safety app.

It makes sense to lead with  [Read More…]

Zoom users must update the desktop app to continue joining meetings

Zoom is rolling out new GCM encryption, beginning May 30.

What you need to know Zoom is rolling out GCM encryption across its platform this weekend. That means if you want to keep using Zoom and joining meetings, you need to update. If you can’t update the desktop client, you can use the mobile app or the web client instead

Popular video-conferencing app Zoom has announced that users must update their desktop client after this weekend in  [Read More…]

OnePlus 6 and 6T get new OxygenOS 10.3.4 update with May security patch

The update also adds the Epic Games store to OnePlus’ Game Space for users in India.

What you need to know OnePlus has started rolling out a new stable OxygenOS update for the OnePlus 6 series. It brings the May 2020 Android security patch, a few bug fixes, and improved system stability. For users in India, the update adds a new Work-Life Balance feature and access to some Epic Games titles from within Game Space.

Earlier this  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5 and 5T phones are finally receiving the stable Android 10 update

OnePlus is rolling out the update in batches.

What you need to know After a long wait, the OnePlus 5 and 5T phones are finally receiving their stable Android 10-based OxygenOS 10 update. OnePlus had promised in October last year that it would update the two phones to Android 10 by Q2 2020. The update brings a refreshed UI design, full-screen gestures, enhanced location permissions, and more.

The highly-anticipated stable Android 10-based OxygenOS 10 update for the  [Read More…]

Beat Saber update adds 46 new beatmaps in time for Memorial Day

Red and blue is coming at you from every direction.

What you need to know A new Memorial Day update for Beat Saber includes 46 new beatmaps for existing songs. In addition to 360-degree and 90-degree levels, Beat Games has created a new normal and expert+ difficulties for some single saber songs. This update is free and available on all platforms including Oculus Quest, PlayStation VR (PSVR), and PC VR platforms.

While Beat Saber gamers have grown  [Read More…]

TCL 10 Pro will only get one Android update, two years of security patches

TCL promises at least one major OS update for its affordable phones.

What you need to know The TCL 10 Pro and 10L are TCL’s first own branded phones. The company promises to deliver at least one major OS update. It will also deliver two years of security patches every two months.

While often cheaper and more powerful (broadly speaking) Android phones don’t get nearly the same amount of support as iPhones, with the TCL 10 Pro  [Read More…]

T-Mobile’s OnePlus 8 starts receiving its first OxygenOS update

The unlocked OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro phones received Live Caption support last month.

What you need to know The T-Mobile OnePlus 8 variant is now receiving its very first OxygenOS update. The new OxygenOS 10.5.8.IN55CB update brings Google’s live caption feature and support for additional 5G bands. It also includes a few general improvements and bug fixes.

OnePlus rolled out the first OxygenOS update for its latest OnePlus 8 series phones last month, adding Live Caption  [Read More…]

It’s not just you — Slack is down around the world [Update]

Slack is down globally, with users unable to connect to the service.

What you need to know Users across the world are unable to connect to Slack right now. Slack’s status dashboard shows the problem originated around 7:30 pm ET. The company is now trying to fix the issue, but there’s no timeline on when it will be resolved.

Slack is down right now, with users from all around the globe unable to connect to the service.  [Read More…]

Learn how to use a Philips Hue light like a status update

Whether you’re new to working from home or you have been at it for some time, there are moments when you need to be uninterrupted. A simple way to do this is by setting up a color-changing smart light with a switch of some sort. Put it around your office door, in a hall on the way to your office, or in a common space where your family or roommates will see it. By doing this it’ll be  [Read More…]