Tag Archives: Update

Nokia 2 to Get Android 8.1 Oreo Update Directly, HMD Global Confirms

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 2 to receive Android 8.1 Oreo update HMD Global CPO confirmed the development Nokia 2 likely to get some Android Go features alongside new Android Oreo After bringing the latest Android experience to the flagship Nokia 8, HMD Global is now set to directly provide Android 8.1 Oreo to Nokia 2. The handset was launched in October with Android 7.1 Nougat. It comes with an ... Read More »

Redmi 5, Mi MIX 2 and Others Get iPhone X-Like Gesture Based Controls With New MIUI 9 Update

The Xiaomi MIUI 9 7.12.28 update brings the significant change to Redmi 5, Mi MIX 2, and others HIGHLIGHTS Gesture based controls will arrive with MIUI 9’s global beta ROM Gesture controls will resemble the ones seen on iPhone X Other bug fixes will also be a part of the beta ROM Apple’s iPhone X, earlier this year, eliminated the need ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.0 Oreo Beta Update Needs Testers, Says Company

HIGHLIGHTS All Mi A1 users are eligible to apply for the program Active users on the MIUI Global Forum will be selected for testing Xiaomi warns that this will not be a stable build Xiaomi is now inviting applications from beta testers for the Android 8.0 Oreo update that will roll out soon on the Xiaomi Mi A1. The announcement, posted on the official MIUI website, ... Read More »

Google Photos Update Enables Users to Share Video Files Faster

HIGHLIGHTS The update is already available for download The low-resolution copy is replaced later with high-resolution file Google introduced cache feature earlier this month Google has now released the version v3.6 of its Photos app for Android and with this update, the company has made video sharing much faster than before. In order to achieve this improvement, the Google Photos app essentially uploads ... Read More »

BlackBerry Priv Won’t Be Getting Last Year’s Android Nougat Update

HIGHLIGHTS BlackBerry Priv, launched in 2015, is company’s first Android phone The move is a blow to BlackBerry, a security-first company Most recent flagships will get Android Oreo this year Iconic phone company BlackBerry has said that it won’t be rolling out last year’s Android Nougatsoftware update to the BlackBerry Priv smartphone in a blow to the customers and to its own image, as it ... Read More »

Nokia 5, Nokia 6 Receiving August Android Security Update Alongside Google Pixel Devices

HMD Global has time and again stressed how it has prioritised software support, and has even made headlines on the steps it is taking to keep its promise. Now, the Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 are receiving the August security patch on the same day as the Google Pixel and compatible Nexus devices. Furthermore, Chief Product Officer at HMD Global, Juho Sarvikas reiterates on social media that the ... Read More »

Truecaller for Android Gets Spam Folder, New Themes, and More With Latest Update

HIGHLIGHTS The update is already available for download on Google Play The update brings along an option of auto-renewal for Pro version Earlier monthly subscription rate was Rs. 60 Truecaller is now rolling out version 8.21 of its Android app, and the update brings along a host of changes to the application. If you often get annoyed with spam messages, the new update ... Read More »

OnePlus 3, 3T Receiving OxygenOS 4.0.3 Update With Improved Camera App Stability, Smart Wi-Fi Switcher, and More

Maintaining its reputation of providing frequent updates, OnePlus has now started rolling out OxygenOS 4.0.3 update for OnePlus 3 and 3T smartphones. Along with several improvements to platform, the latest update, still based on Android 7.0 Nougat, brings pre-installed Amazon Prime app for users in India. Users can expect the latest OnePlus software update to be rolled over-the-air (OTA) in ... Read More »

Sony’s Android 7.0 Nougat Update Rollout Restarts for Xperia Z3+, Xperia Z5, Xperia Z4 Tablet

Sony has reportedly restarted the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Xperia Z3+, Xperia Z5, and Xperia Z4 Tablet. The company last month started the rollout to the Sony Xperia Z3+, Sony Xperia Z5, and Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet though the company had to pause it after some users experienced performance issues with their devices following the update. According to ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi MIX Running Android 7.0 Nougat Spotted in Benchmarks; Update Likely to Start Soon

Xiaomi Mi MIX, a concept smartphone that’s being sold in limited quantities in China, is likely to receive the Android 7.0 Nougat update soon. The Xiaomi smartphone has been spotted running the Android 7.0 Nougat update on a benchmark site. The Xiaomi Mi MIX Android Nougat isn’t exactly a surprise as the Chinese company released an MIUI ROM based on ... Read More »