Android June Security Update Now Rolling Out to Nexus and Pixel Devices, Proximity Sensor Fix Included

Like clockwork, Google has started rolling out the June Android security update for supported Pixel and Nexus devices. The list of devices that are compatible for the new update includes the Google Pixel, Google Pixel XL, Google Pixel 2, Google Pixel 2 XL, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P smartphones as well as the Pixel C tablet. The June security patch fixes 20 issues dated … Read more

Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 Plus Android 8.1 Oreo Update Now Rolling Out in India

Nokia 6 (2018) (Review) and Nokia 7 Plus have started receiving their Android 8.1 Oreo update in India, over-the-air (OTA). The rollout follows the start of the Android 8.0 Oreo update rollout for the Nokia 3(Review) on Wednesday. Nokia licensee HMD Global has not made any official announcement regarding the start of the rollout; however, our review units of the Nokia 6 (2018) and Nokia 7 … Read more

WhatsApp Payments Rolling Out in India: How to Get Started With the UPI-Based Service

WhatsApp-based payments cannot be made for verified accounts on the messaging app HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp payments can be found upon tapping Attachment The service is based on top of the popular UPI interface Money is deducted directly from the user’s bank account WhatsApp Payments is now rolling out in India in beta for select Android smartphones as … Read more

HTC U11 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Now Rolling Out in India

HIGHLIGHTS The update is rolling out to HTC U11 users in India It will be available as an OTA download with file size of about 1.5GB The update brings many core Android Oreo features to HTC U11 HTC India on Tuesday announced that the Android Oreo software update for the HTC U11 is now rolling out for users. … Read more

Android 8.1 Oreo Update Now Rolling Out to Pixel and Nexus Devices

Android 8.1 Oreo, after being publicly tested with two developer preview versions, has now been released. The update, which is available for eligible Pixel and Nexus devices, will be made available over-the-air (OTA). Factory images and OTA files are also available for download and installation. The general release of Android 8.1 Oreo comes just a week … Read more

Google Play Protect Now Reportedly Rolling Out to Android Devices

At Google I/O 2017 earlier this year, the search giant announced its Google Play Protect feature that essentially notifies users when a particular app starts behaving abnormally or is considered unsafe. Google has now reportedly started rolling out this feature to Android devices running Google Mobile Services 11 or later. Engadget has been told by the California-based company that the Google Play Protect … Read more

Google Chrome For Android Is Getting A Lot Faster With Chrome 59, Rolling Out Soon

Google Chrome is about to get a considerable speed boost on Android, as the latest Chrome 59 has started rolling out with some cool improvements. As mobile use has increased tremendously in the past few years, we’ve become more reliant on smartphones and other mobile devices for a number of tasks — including surfing the web. … Read more

Twitter Starts Rolling Out New Look for Web, Apps, TweetDeck, and Twitter Lite

Twitter has unveiled a new look, and much like some previous changes the company has made to its short-messaging service, it’s not going over so well with the Twitterati. “Today, with lots of feedback and ideas from you, we’re refreshing our product too and making it feel lighter, faster, and easier to use. We listened … Read more

Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ Update With Bluetooth Connectivity Fix Rolling Out

Samsung has been claiming tremendous response for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ across markets but the new premium smartphones aren’t without flaws. Both the phones were reported of having the red tint issue on the display which was recently fixed by Samsung. Some users were also experiencing Bluetooth connectivity issues on the new Samsung … Read more

Nextbit Robin Android 7.0 Nougat Stable Update Starts Rolling Out

Nextbit has announced that it is now rolling out the stable version of Android 7.0 Nougat to all of its users after testing it for many months. The company first introduced the Nougat beta build in November last year, and many builds later, the stable build is finally rolling out. This is in line with … Read more