Tag Archives: Update

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 »

HTC starts rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update to U11 Life smartphones

For those unaware, the HTC U11 Life comes with a 5.2-inch full HD display with 1080×1920 pixel resolution. The display is protected with a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass on top. NEW DELHI: It seems that Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has started rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update for its smartphones. Company’s VP, product management Mo Versi confirmed via Twitter that the company has ... 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 »

This free Windows 10 update offer has been extended by Microsoft until next year

A Windows 10 free update offer has been extended by Microsoft Windows 10 is set to ramp up its user base numbers after a free update period was extended by Microsoft until March 2018. Microsoft have run a number of schemes to incentivise users of their flagship OS series to make the jump and upgrade to Windows 10. Those using Windows ... Read More »

Yu Yureka Black Starts Receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update

HIGHLIGHTS The smartphone was launched in India back in June Yu Yureka Black is powered by Snapdragon 430 SoC The handset packs 5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) IPS display Yu Mobiles, wholly owned subsidiary of Micromax Informatics, on Wednesday announced that it has started rolling out the Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Yu Yureka Black smartphone. To recall, Yu Yureka Black runs Android 6.0 ... Read More »

WhatsApp Text Status Gets a Colourful Update, Now Rolling Out to iPhones, Android Phones

HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp for iPhone version bumped to 2.17.50 The feature is still not live for all users Both Android and iPhone users are getting this feature After testing it in beta for a while, WhatsApp has finally introduced coloured text statuses to its Android and iPhone apps. This feature was first introduced by Facebooklate last year on its Android app first, allowing its users to ... Read More »

Facebook News Feed Algorithm Update to Curb ‘Tiny Group’ of Spammers

HIGHLIGHTS The move is another step to weed out spam Change would affect only links shared by a tiny group of spammers Facebook frequently tweaks the computer code behind the News Feed Facebook said on Friday it was changing the computer algorithm behind its News Feed to limit the reach of people known to frequently blast out links to clickbait stories, sensationalist ... Read More »

Android Nougat update hits Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom

The official Asus forum where the information showed up at first also mentions that the update will introduce few more changes. It says that the Zenfone 3 Zoom will also receive portrait mode support, improved performance and bug fixes. It has also been reported that the latest update for smartphone also brings some major changes to enrich the user experience. ... Read More »

iOS 10.3.2 Update Reportedly Causing Severe Battery Drain for Some iPhone Users

HIGHLIGHTS iOS 10.3.2 update tackles with several important bug fixes However, it is said to cause severe battery drain for some users More than 10 to 20 percent battery seems to drain off in minutes Just last week, Apple released software updates for its entire portfolio, focusing mainly on bug fixes and improvements. The iOS 10.3.2 for iPhone and iPad ... Read More »

Google Allo Update Brings Chat Backup, Link Previews, and More; Duo Hits 50 Million Downloads on Android

Google launched its Allo and Duo social applications last year and both of these applications have now seen interesting developments. While Google Allo is receiving useful and long-awaited new features with the latest update, Google Duo has reached an impressive milestone as the app has now been downloaded over 50 million times from Google Play store. First talking about the ... Read More »