New update starts hitting Nokia 8

There are rumors that the Nokia 8 won’t be getting Android 7.1.2 at all. Reports say the phone will directly be updated to Android Oreo, which is expected to happen soon. Original story follows: HMD has started pushing out a new update to the Nokia 8. Weighing in at around 295MB, it’s a security update that […]

Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6 to Get Android 8.0 Oreo Update Before the End of 2017: HMD Global

Earlier this month, HMD Global confirmed that all of its Nokia Android smartphones will receive an Android 8.0 Oreo update, but the company didn’t share the release timeline for the update at the time. Now, the company has announced that the Android 8.0 Oreo update will be making its way to the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia […]

3D Touch App Switcher Gesture to Return in Future iOS 11 Update, Confirms Craig Federighi

There was a rather popular feature in iOS 9 and iOS 10 that allowed 3D Touch users to access the app switcher by long pressing on the left edge and then swiping right, instead of double tapping the home button. However, that feature was later removed without any explanation, and hasn’t arrived with the latest iOS […]

BlueBorne Attack Fix Rolling Out With September Android Security Update for Google Nexus, Pixel Devices

Google has finally released official system images for the September Android security update, after reports of OTA updates already being rolled out started coming in earlier this week. The September Android security patch can now be installed on compatible Nexus and Pixel devices, and it’s crucial that you download it, as it brings along the fix for the […]

BlackBerry Priv Won’t Be Getting Last Year’s Android Nougat Update

Iconic phone company BlackBerry has said that it won’t be rolling out last year’s Android Nougatsoftware update to the BlackBerry Priv smartphone in a blow to the customers and to its own image, as it increasingly tries to position itself as a security solutions provider. In the recent episode of UTB Blogcast podcast, Alex Thurber, the general manager of Mobility […]

BlackBerry Priv Won’t Be Getting Last Year’s Android Nougat Update

Iconic phone company BlackBerry has said that it won’t be rolling out last year’s Android Nougatsoftware update to the BlackBerry Priv smartphone in a blow to the customers and to its own image, as it increasingly tries to position itself as a security solutions provider. In the recent episode of UTB Blogcast podcast, Alex Thurber, the general manager of Mobility […]

New update starts hitting Sony Xperia XZ and X Performance [Updated]

The Sony Xperia X and X Compact have also started getting the September security patch. The update – which is currently rolling out in several markets across the globe – bumps the build number from 34.3.A.0.217 to version 34.3.A.0.228. Original story follows: Sony has started pushing out a new update to its Xperia XZ and X Performance smartphones. Arriving as version 41.2.A.7.65, […]

Android 8.0 Oreo System Images Released, OTA Update Rollout Starts for Beta Program Users

Android Oreo system images have been released by Google soon after the company announced the official name of the eight major build of its mobile operating system. The Android 8.0 Oreo OTA update has started to roll out, but will likely hit devices in phased manner, and will first arrive for Android beta program users. Also, as is the case with […]

Xperia XZ Premium, Xperia XA1 Among Sony Smartphones Tipped to Get Android O Update

Ahead of the Android 8.0 arrival this fall, Sony has reportedly announced the list of smartphones that will get the update. These include most of the smartphones it released this year and last, leaving out a few, like the Sony Xperia XA smartphone for example. All of the mentioned smartphones will get Android O, but the timelines […]