Tag Archives: update

Moto X4 Unlocked, Prime Variants Get Android 8.1 Oreo Update: Report

Lenovo launched the Moto X4 smartphone at IFA last year, with the Moto X4 Android One edition for Project Fi following in September. The Android One variant got the Android 8.1 Oreo update a while ago, and now the unlocked Moto X4 as well as the Amazon Prime Exclusive variants are getting the update. The Moto X4 Amazon Prime exclusive variant comes with ... Read More »

Nokia X6 Receives New Software Update With an Option to Hide Notch

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia X6 has received a new software update The update brings the ability to let you hide its notch It also includes performance improvements Nokia X6 has received a software update that brings the ability to let you hide its notch. With the latest addition, the new Nokia model has joined the bandwagon of Android handsets that do include a notch but ... Read More »

LG V30 Gets AI Cam, March Android Security Patch, ThinQ Branding With Software Update

LG V30 is now receiving a software update on certain Verizon-branded units in the US. The update brings software version VS99620b to the LG V30 with features like the new AI Cam, a new start screen with ThinQ branding, and the “latest Android security updates”. These features were rolled out to the LG V30+ back in March this year. To check for the LG V30 OTA ... Read More »

Verizon users notified of Oreo update for Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, don’t get it

Not funny, Verizon. People have been waiting for the Oreo update for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge for a long time – these may be 2016 phones, but they are still flagships! So, when the Verizon Support page showed that the duo is finally getting the update, people’s heart leapt for joy. Now imagine their disappointment when they found it’s just a security ... Read More »

HTC U11 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Now Rolling Out in India

HIGHLIGHTS The update is rolling out to HTC U11 users in India It will be available as an OTA download with file size of about 1.5GB The update brings many core Android Oreo features to HTC U11 HTC India on Tuesday announced that the Android Oreo software update for the HTC U11 is now rolling out for users. Some users reporting having received ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Rollout Resumes

Android 8.0 Oreo update for Xiaomi Mi A1 has resumed after a brief suspension. Following complaints regarding performance issues on the Mi A1 after installation of the update, Xiaomi had recently suspended the rollout. But the company has now confirmed that the bugs have been fixed and the Mi A1 updates rollout has resumed. “Mi A1 updates have resumed with a phased rollout that started ... Read More »

iOS 11.0.1 Update Now Available to Download, Brings Exchange Account Mail Fix and More

HIGHLIGHTS The issue prevented users from sending across emails iOS 11 update was said to bring battery life woes to the devices It remains to be seen if battery life issue has been fixed with update While Apple’s iOS 11 release cannot be termed smooth as there were some problems that users started facing post the upgrade, the Cupertino-based company is already ... Read More »

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 »

OnePlus Downplays Backdoor Issue on Testing App, Says OTA Update Will Remove Root Access

OnePlus received fresh criticism from experts as well as users of the OnePlus 3, 3T, and 5 for leaving behind a testing app that could leave a backdoor, allowing root access to be gained without unlocking the phone. The Chinese company has finally come out and defended its move. OnePlus has downplayed the root access exploit, and said even this access ... Read More »