Security Patch Rolls Out To Galaxy S6 & Variants In Canada

Users of Samsung’s Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus in Canada will be happy to know that those devices are now beginning to be brought up to date with the November 2017 security patch. For clarity, two of the above-listed devices, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, first began seeing […]

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Gets Oct. 2017 Android Security Patch

The Galaxy S7 Edge started receiving the October 2017 Android Security Update earlier today, with Samsung pushing out the new software package in at least parts of Europe. The unit that’s been verified as receiving the update is the SM-G935F, an international model of the handset powered by the Exynos 8890 sold in a variety […]

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Unlocked & Carrier HTC 10 Gets Oct. Security Patch In The US

The HTC 10 has received a new software update in the United States in the form of the Android security patch for the month of October. The software update is now distributed to the unlocked models in the region, as well as those launched on T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless’ networks. As usual, the October security […]

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Android 8.1 Lowers Storage Use By Reducing Inactive App Size

Android 8.1 lowers storage use by reducing inactive app size. This might not ever be a problem for some users, say for those who have a large amount of storage space on their phones internally, like 128GB, but for the users that do tend to come up on little storage left, this could prove to […]

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Second Android 8.0 Beta Update For Samsung Galaxy S8 Is Out

Samsung has released the second firmware update for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus units that are running the beta version of Android 8.0 Oreo. Included with the software upgrade is the October 2017 Android security patch, which resolves 215 vulnerabilities found in Google’s operating system. Among the security issues fixed with […]

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New Nova Launcher Android Beta Brings Replaceable Dock Bar

Nova Launcher has received a new beta update earlier this week, pushing the custom Android skin’s version to 5.5-beta7 and introducing a new feature allowing users to replace the dock search bar inspired by Android Oreo with a different widget. The latest update also includes additional unspecified optimizations and fixes, and users who may want to […]

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Pixel 2 Phones Land New Update With Screen Fixes And More

Google has launched a new software update for the Pixel 2 series meant to address a variety of issues and concerns, including the so-called display “burn-in” problem seemingly affecting the Pixel 2 XL’s P-OLED panel. The update includes a new Saturated color mode for both Pixel 2 models, fixes a faint clicking noise generated by […]

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Bell’s Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Gets Oct. 2017 Security Patch

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 in Canada is now receiving the Android security patch for the month of October. The update is reportedly only available for the Galaxy Note 8 model launched by the country’s largest network operator, Bell. As usual, the package is distributed over the air, and the October security patch should include […]

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Oct. 2017 Android Security Patch Hits Verizon’s Galaxy S6 Units

Verizon Wireless is releasing a new software update for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge on its network, introducing the Android security patch for the month of October. As usual, the update is available to Verizon customers over the air and it can be acquired either after an update notification arrives, or by […]

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LG V30 Enters LG’s Android Oreo Beta Program In South Korea

The LG V30 is taking new steps towards receiving the Android Oreo update in South Korea, where a public beta program has now been launched for device owners in the country. The update is available to all LG V30 owners who want to participate regardless of their carriers, and prospective testers can join the beta […]

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