Tag Archives: update

New security update starts hitting Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

Samsung has started pushing out a new update to its Galaxy A5 (2016) smartphone. Currently rolling out in Europe and weighing in at over 20MB, the update brings along Android security patch for the month of October. In addition, the change-log for the update reveals that fix for a critical security flaw is also included, although details aren’t mentioned. As ... Read More »

New Samsung Galaxy Note Edge update brings security patches, other changes

Samsung has started pushing out a new update to its Galaxy Note Edge smartphone. Weighing in at over 350MB, and carrying a firmware version of XXU1DPJ1, the update brings along Android security patches for the month of October. In addition, the update – which is currently hitting unlocked units in Europe – also includes battery optimizations, performance and stability-related improvements, ... Read More »

These are the new Emoji in the Android Nougat 7.1 update

The world of emojis on Android 7.1 is even more diverse, as Google is fully embracing the options available in the Unicode 9 update. There are a number of different male and female professions, which may add a little spark next time you want to tell someone what it is you do for a living. Examples include artist, astronaut, judge, ... Read More »

New update starts hitting Sony Xperia XA

Sony has started pushing out a new update to its Xperia XA smartphone. The update is hitting both single SIM as well as dual SIM variant of the phone, carrying a build number of 33.2.A.3.81 and 33.2.B.3.81, respectively. The update brings along Android security patch for the month of August. There’s, however, currently no information on what other changes (if ... Read More »

Marshmallow update starts rolling out to Samsung Galaxy S5 mini

Samsung has started pushing out a new update to its Galaxy S5 mini smartphone. The update – which is currently rolling out in Russia, and is hitting the device’s Duos variant – brings along Android Marshmallow (version 6.0.1). Weighing in at over 800MB, the update bumps the software version to MMB29M.G800HXXU1CPI5. There’s currently no information on what other changes (if ... Read More »

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua receives new security update

Sony has started rolling out a new update to its Xperia M4 Aqua smartphone. The update – which is hitting all variants of the device, and bumps the build number from 26.3.X.0.131 to 26.3.X.1.33 – brings Android security patch for the month of July. As is usually the case with OTA roll-outs, it may take some time for the update ... Read More »

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Lenovo sub-brand ZUK has started rolling out a new update to its Z2 smartphone. The update brings latest security patch – post-update, the Android security patch level will be October 1. The update also includes several other improvements such as those related to camera and volume. Given that the update has just started rolling out, it may take time for ... Read More »

Sony Xperia Z5 series receiving a new update

Sony has started rolling out a new update to its Xperia Z5 family of devices that bumps the build number to 32.2.A.0.305. Sadly, nothing else is currently known about the update including what it brings along, although it’s expected that the latest Android security patch will be there. As is usually the case with OTA roll-outs, it may take sometime ... Read More »

Time is running out to update old Windows 10 preview builds

Microsoft is serious about putting all its old Windows 10 Insider builds out to pasture, and time is running out for Insiders to upgrade. The company says older Insider Preview builds will stop working on October 15. Since October 1, affected PCs have been rebooting every three hours, Insider program chief Dona Sarkar said in a recent blog post. Once ... Read More »

Nougat update starts hitting Nexus 9 LTE

If you recall, last month, Google said that the Nexus 6 and LTE Nexus 9 will get Android 7.0 in a few weeks. Inline with that, the Nexus 6 started receiving the update earlier this week. The good news is that now the HTC-manufactured tablet has also officially started getting Nougat. The update bumps the build number to NRD90R, and ... Read More »