Tag Archives: Receiving

Apple Requires Games With Loot Boxes to Disclose to Users Odds of Receiving the Items

HIGHLIGHTS Games have to let users know the odds of getting rare items in loot boxes This is now required by Apple for games on the App Store It’s just a matter of time before other digital game stores follow suit Amidst the on going controversy surrounding loot boxes in video games courtesy Star Wars Battlefront 2, Apple has declared that games with loot ... 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 »

Phillies television broadcast team receiving high marks

Changes to the Phillies television broadcast are leading to continued success It’s been an incredibly bumpy ride for the Phillies broadcast team since the untimely passing of Harry Kalas in 2009. Comcast Spectacor and the team was clearly not (though understandably) prepared to replace Kalas. Tom McCarthy was getting his reps as the voice in the stands and the occasional play-by-play, ... 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 »

Moto Z Play Starts Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update, Including in India

After the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus, Motorola is now rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat update for Moto Z Play users in India. The update is arriving on Indian units as version NPN25.137-15-2, and brings along new multitasking features and more efficient notification controls. Moto Z Play users in India should start seeing a notification for the update, ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Receiving Firmware Update in India That Brings Samsung Pay App

Samsung has started rolling out firmware update to its Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones and interestingly, the update for the former device brings along yet-to-be launched Samsung Pay app to devices in India. This is a strong indication that the South Korean conglomerate might be announcing its payments service in India very soon. The Samsung Galaxy Note ... Read More »

Blackphone 2 Receiving an Update That Bricks Black Market Devices

Silent Circle, the manufacturer of the security-focused Blackphone smartphones, is releasing an update that bricks Blackphone 2 phones bought from the black market. The update in question is SilentOS 3.0.8 and it reads the IMEI number of the device. On checking, the update bricks the device. A notification popup appears on the screen of the counterfeit device that says, “This ... Read More »

HTC 10, 10 Lifestyle, and One M9 Start Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update

After unlocked HTC One A9 smartphones started receiving the Nougat update, it was the turn of HTC 10 Lifestyle to receive the latest Android version. Notably, HTC 10 and HTC One M9 have also started receiving the updates in Europe. The news was confirmed by HTC’s Graham Wheeler, Product and Service Director, HTC EMEA. In a tweet, Wheeler wrote, “HTC ... Read More »

OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T Now Receiving OxygenOS 4.0.2 Update With Bug Fixes and More

OnePlus has been actively pushing out firmware updates for its flagship smartphones recently and now the company has announced that it has started rolling out OxygenOS 4.0.2 update for its OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T smartphones. Notably, the latest update from the company doesn’t bring along a host of improvements or changes to the OS. With the OxygenOS 4.0.2 update, ... Read More »

Sony Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Premium Start Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update

Sony has begun rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat firmware update to Xperia Z devices that currently include Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Premium, whereas it is expected to reach Xperia Z5 Compact some time later. The Android Nougat update is being pushed via an OTA update for select variants of phone. This means that the Android Nougat rollout is ... Read More »