Tag: software update

Some Samsung phones will get less security updates compared to premium models

Security updates are great as they are essential. Google just recently released their March 2018 Android Security Bulletin, and the mothership hasn’t missed a...

Vivo announces beta test for Android Oreo by April 2018, Vivo X20 up first

If you’re a user of Vivo’s smartphones, you probably would be waiting for news of when their devices would be upgraded to Android 8.0...

Essential first to roll out updates containing Android’s February 2018 security patch

Some manufacturers pride themselves with the technology in their smartphones and maybe how gorgeous their devices are, but very few can say that they...

Xiaomi Redmi 1S gets MIUI 9 but stays at Android KitKat

If you’ve used the Xiaomi Redmi 1S, you will remember that it was one of the first Redmi budget devices that Xiaomi released. The...

Moto Z2 Play’s Android Oreo upgrade now beta testing in Brazil

When Motorola’s released the flagship Moto Z line, it made sure there was a midrange option for those with a lower budget – and...

OnePlus rolls out OxygenOS Open Beta 30 for OnePlus 3, Open Beta 21 for...

OnePlus is indeed playing with the Face Unlock idea, as it has added the feature to the most recent Open Beta software now rolling...

Verizon updates LG V20 handsets, brings spyware app AppFlash

Verizon has pushed an update to its users today, specifically the ones using LG V20 units. Software updates usually mean good things for smartphones,...

OnePlus will finally roll out OxygenOS 5.0.1 for the OnePlus 5, Android Oreo coming

In December, OnePlus started rolling out the update that should bring the OnePlus 5 to Android Oreo levels, but it wasn’t to be. The...

Essential one of the first to roll out fixes for Spectre, Meltdown vulnerabilities

Just recently, new Android vulnerabilities took the spotlight in the form of Spectre and Meltdown. These vulnerabilities were found in the process which most...

NIVIDIA pushes out update for SHIELD Tablet, fix for KRACK Attacks

We know that users of the SHIELD Tablet were a bit sad when NVIDIA finally announced that there would be no update to Android...

BLU releases update that bricks phones, no solutions yet

BLU, a relatively popular US-based manufacturer of entry level smartphones, is in the spotlight today and not for a good thing. The company apparently...

MIUI 9 Global Stable ROM rolls out to the Xiaomi Redmi 4, based on...

There are good reasons why Xiaomi’s business in India is growing, and one of them is the excellent Redmi 4. This is one of...

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Samsung Galaxy S20 FE now official with a more accessible price

It's final and official--the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE, that is. The South Korean tech giant has announced the new version of the Galaxy S20...

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 software update

Galaxy Z Fold 2 software update enables eSIM option

Samsung has been promising regular updates for smartphones. It can and must be done if Samsung wants to stay relevant. It still is the...