Tag Archives: update

Samsung will release the Oreo update in early 2018

Samsung is already working on the Oreo update for its smartphones but won’t release it before early 2018. The information comes from a Turkish Samsung representative. Sadly the source doesn’t give out specifics about which phones will receive the Android 8.0 Oreo update first but it’s a good guess that the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ along with the Galaxy Note8 will get the honor. We ... Read More »

Oreo update for Huawei Mate 9 could be arriving soon

Looks like the Huawei Mate 9 could be receiving the Oreo update soon. The device with Android 8.0 on board has been spotted listed on benchmarking website Geekbench. For what it’s worth, this is not the first time we are hearing about the Mate 9 Android 8.0 update – back in April this year, we saw a glimpse of Oreo-powered Mate 9 (the ROM ... Read More »

Minecraft Cross-Platform Play Update Live on All Platforms Except PS4 and Switch

HIGHLIGHTS You can play Minecraft across consoles, smartphones, and Windows 10 PCs The PS4 and Nintendo Switch are not a part of this The Minecraft Better Together for the Switch will be out in winter Announced at E3 2017, Minecraft finally gets cross-platform play via the Better Together update. What this means is, Windows 10, Xbox One, Xbox One X, VR, and mobile versions of Minecraft will ... Read More »

EVE Valkyrie’s Warzone update brings CCP’s VR dogfighter to normal monitors

We’ve seen quite a few virtual reality projects that are just ported from normal screens to fancy goggles—Half-Life 2 was a notable early adopter, with Superhot, ARK, Tabletop Simulator, Elite Dangerous, and more taking the same route. But a game starting in VR and then heading to normal screens? That’s a weird one. That’s what CCP is doing with EVE Valkyrie though. Nearly a year and a half after Valkyrie’s ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 getting Android Nougat update now

Xiaomi has started pushing out a new update to its Redmi Note 4 smartphone. Weighing in at around 1.3GB and currently hitting units in Greece, the update brings along the much awaited Android Nougat (version 7.0). Arriving as MIUI version 8.5 (global), the update also includes Android security patches for the month of July. The device was launched earlier this year, and ... Read More »

New Verizon Galaxy S7/S7 edge update brings email improvements

Verizon has started pushing out a new update to Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge units on its network. The update – which arrives as software version G935VVRU4BQG1 for the former and G930VVRU4BQG1 for the latter – brings improvements related to the email app. Specifically, the update fixes the app’s sluggish behavior when running within the Knox container, a change aimed at Knox Business ... Read More »

Windows 10 Build 16241 gives the best sneak peek yet at the Fall Creators Update

As Windows 10’s next big release date nears, the latest Insider Preview Build 16241 gives us a solid sneak peek at what the Fall Creators Update will look like. You’ll see a some significant new features, including Ubuntu support, update delivery options, and improved Task Manager visibility. But tellingly, Microsoft also opened its final “bug bash” challenge. That means the ... Read More »

Valuation Dashboard: Technology And Telecom – Update

Summary Valuation metrics in Information Technology and Telecom. Evolution since last month. A list of stocks looking cheap in their industries. This article series provides a monthly dashboard of industries in each sector of the GICS classification. It compares valuation and quality factors relative to their historical averages in each industry. Executive summary I wrote last week in my S&P 500 monthly ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) getting new update

Samsung has started pushing out a new update to its Galaxy A5 (2017) smartphone. Arriving as firmware version A520FXXU2AQF5, the update is currently hitting units in Europe. As for changes, it’s basically a stability and performance-enhancing update that weighs in at under 30MB. Nothing else is included in the update – not even the latest security patch. As is usually the case ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ, X, X Compact and X Performance get May security update

Sony is rolling out the May 1 2017 security update to its line of Xperia X smartphones. The new firmware is seeding to the Xperia X, Xperia X Compact, Xperia X Performance and the Sony Xperia XZ. Earlier today we reported that the Xperia XZs has also received the update.   May 2017 security update The update brings the Xperia ... Read More »