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Check for Update Button on Pixel, Nexus Devices to Finally Work in 2018

HIGHLIGHTS Internal testing is underway, public release to happen in 2018 Latest version of Google Play Services required to get instant updates Feature not exclusive to Android Oreo The Check for update button on Pixel and Nexus devices has in recent times become a redundant feature, which ends up annoying users who love to press it despite knowing that it doesn’t really work. All ... Read More »

International Galaxy S8 and S8+ models are finally receiving the November security update

The internationally sold versions of Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ are now finally in the process of receiving the November security update. As usual, this includes patches from Google, as well as Samsung-specific fixes. You get 61 general Android vulnerabilities fixed, alongside six exploits found only in Samsung’s software. Additionally, the widespread KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability is patched too. The Korean company also threw in ... Read More »

Google Street View Finally Captures Missing Austria

HIGHLIGHTS Google Street View has begun mapping the streets of Austria Google showed off one of its cars in Vienna on Wednesday Started in 2010, Google’s plans hit a roadblock after a temporary ban Google’s Street View cars on Thursday started taking images in Austria, the only EU country along with Germany to remain largely absent from the popular online ... Read More »

Finally, Mobile Live Video Streaming Comes to YouTube

Six years after YouTube featured live-streaming for desktops in 2011, the company finally decided to bring the app to mobile. YouTubers around the world have been waiting for this feature since the company announced it in June of 2016. It is here, but with a caveat. You need more than 10,000 followers to use the feature. This is a smart ... Read More »

Steve Kondik Finally Speaks on Cyanogen’s Failure; Company Breaks Ties With Him

Things aren’t going well for Cyanogen. The latest – soon after Steve Kondik went public with the current situation at Cyanogen, the company has “separated ties” with him. To recall, a recent report had pointed that the future of Steve Kondik, Cyanogen’s Co-Founder and former CTO, in the company was unknown. Kondik took to the official CyanogenMod developer Google+ community ... Read More »