Mobile

New OneDrive for iOS update brings support for animated GIF files

Microsoft has pushed out a new update to the iOS client of its OneDrive app. The update, which bumps the app to version 8.8.9, brings along several changes, including support for animated GIF files. Aside from animated GIF support, the updated app now also lets you instantly switch accounts by tapping and holding on the Me tab. Those with work ... Read More »

Honor 8 Nougat update will start rolling out in US on February 11

While it was earlier announced to be coming on February 10, Huawei has now confirmed that the Nougat update for the Honor 8 smartphone will actually start rolling out a day later, i.e, on February 11. The announcement came in the form of a tweet from the US subsidiary of the Chinese company: GIPHY [email protected] Follow Honor USA @Honor_USA EMUI ... Read More »

Sony Xperia X Performance and HTC One M9 on Rogers getting Nougat update

Canadian carrier Rogers has started rolling out the Nougat update to Sony Xperia X Performance and HTC One M9 units on its network. The update brings along Android version 7.0 to both devices – for the X Performance, the update also includes support for VoLTE. The carrier’s OS upgrade schedule also reveals that Nougat for the Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 edge ... Read More »

Android 7.0 update restarts for Xperia Z5, Z3+ and Z4 Tablet

Sony has re-issued the Android 7.0 update for the Xperia Z5, Xperia Z3+ and Xperia Z4 Tablet after it suspended it almost a month ago due to issues reported by early adopters. The update carries the build number 32.3.A.0.376 while the last update was 32.3.A.0.372. The firmware will be gradually rolling out to each Xperia device over the air but ... Read More »

Nokia offers to acquire Comptel for $370M

Nokia is no longer making phones as the rights to the brand belong to HMD Global, it’s still making telecom network equipment and is aiming to buy Comptel, a fellow Finnish software company in order to stay relevant in the 4G mobile broadband equipment production. Nokia, Ericsson and Huawei are the three biggest players on the global market for telecom ... Read More »

Latest Concept build for Sony Xperia X brings February security patch

Sony has started rolling out a new update to the Xperia X units that are part of the Japanese company’s Concept for Android program. The update arrives as version 38.3.A.0.107 and brings along Android security fixes for the month of February. The update brings along changes related to the modem software as well as some stability improvements. It is currently ... Read More »

Samsung including a free 256GB microSD card with each Galaxy S7 purchase

Samsung is doing their best to keep interest in the Galaxy S7 high even as its new flagship Samsung Galaxy S8 is just around the corner. Now you have the opportunity to get the current flagship with a sweet gift. If you buy Samsung Galaxy S7 or Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge until Feburary 14, and you are based in the ... Read More »

1.2%,of,Android,devices,now,running,Nougat,,Lollipop,still,prevails

Android’s latest version Nougat has finally passed the 1% mark in the Google OS distribution chart. 7.0 and 7.1 combined now represent 1.2% of the total number of devices running Android – more than Froyo and Gingerbread each. Hurrah. Meanwhile, Lollipop remains the OS version most droids have installed, down half a percentage point since last month to 32.7%. Marshmallow ... Read More »

OnePlus 3T Soft Gold now available for immediate dispatch

The OnePlus 3T was a hit, which combined with limited production capacity meant that you had to pre-order and wait for months to get your hands on one. Things are finally picking up as two weeks ago the Gunmetal 64GB version of the 3T was made available for immediate dispatch to EU and North America. Today is the lucky day ... Read More »

LG names G6 display “Full Vision”

We already told you about the unusual 5.7” QHD+ display LG Display started producing for the LG G6. It has 2,880 x 1,440 resolution and 18:9 ratio, something we haven’t seen yet in a smartphone. Now this display has an official name and it is “Full Vision”, quite good name actually for a front panel “filled” with screen. A company ... Read More »