Tag Archives: Update

Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update Said to Have Already Begun Rolling Out

It was reported earlier that Google’s final build of the Android 7.1.1 Nougat would start rolling out to Pixel, Nexus, and Android One devices on December 6. However, it seems that the rollout has begun a few days earlier with reports suggesting that General Mobile 4G (Android One) users have already started receiving the update. AndroGuider was the first to ... Read More »

Huawei Reveals Android 7.0 Nougat Update Rollout Plans, Including List of Eligible Devices

Following HTC, Samsung and Sony, Huawei has also announced its plans for rollout of the latest Android 7.0 Nougat software. The update will arrive with the company’s EMUI 5.0 ROM sometime in the first quarter of next year only to a select few announced smartphones. Huawei has announced that the Huawei Mate 8, Huawei P9, Huawei P9 Plus, Huawei P9 ... Read More »

OnePlus 3, 3T Users Report Touch Latency Issue; Company Confirms Fix Coming With Nougat Update

OnePlus 3 received tremendous response across markets and was one of the few smartphones that really impressed when we reviewed it. Unfortunately, the smartphone seems to have at least one fault that’s now being raised by several users on various forums – touch latency. As per users on XDA Developers, Reddit, as well as the company’s own OnePlus forum, the ... Read More »

Sony Xperia X Performance Android 7.0 Nougat Update Now Rolling Out

In September, Sony shared its rollout plans for Android 7.0 Nougat update, adding the update will be coming first to its smartphones Xperia X Performance and Xperia XZ. In line with its earlier announcement, the company has now reportedly started rolling out the Nougat update to Xperia X Performance and Xperia X Performance Dual smartphones. The firmware build number 39.2.A.0.327 ... Read More »

Some iPhone Users Complaining of Battery Life Issues After iOS 10.1.1 Update

Even though the battery capacity on Apple’s devices is not impressive when compared on paper with its Android competitors, the optimisation of hardware with iOS ensures that the battery life is never a concern for the users. However, the iOS 10.1.1 update has reportedly broken this perfect blend between hardware and the software for some users, resulting in certain devices ... Read More »

Android 7.1 Update Release Date Revealed?

Back in October, Google confirmed that the final build of Android 7.1 Nougat will start rolling out to Pixel, Nexus, and Android One devices in early December. There was no specific date mentioned then, and Google is yet to announce the exact date. However, a mobile carrier has listed the firmware rollout information on its website. Vodafone Australia has gone ... Read More »

HTC 10 Starts Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update

In August, HTC announced that its HTC 10 will be the first smartphone in its lineup to get the Android 7.0 Nougat update (with the HTC Sense UI skin). The company said that the smartphone will be getting the update sometime in the fourth quarter but didn’t give any further details at the time. Now, the company has announced that ... Read More »

OnePlus 3 Gets Emergency Calling Feature With Incremental OxygenOS 3.2.8 Update

OnePlus has started rolling out a new incremental OxygenOS update for the OnePlus 3 smartphone. The OxygenOS 3.2.8 update for the OnePlus 3 brings full-HD (1080p) 60fps video recording and more. The company in its changelog reveals that the incremental OxygenOS 3.2.8 update for OnePlus 3 also adds emergency calling for India, in-line with Government of India’s order to add ... Read More »

Android November Security Update Doesn’t Contain Fix for ‘Dirty COW’ Linux Flaw

  Last month, Linux security researcher Phil Oester discovered that a nine-year-old Linux kernel flaw (CVE-2016-5195) dubbed ‘Dirty COW’ is seeing active exploits in the wild. Google was expected to patch this flaw – after all, Android uses the Linux kernel – with its latest security update but as it turns out, the search giant has left out this dated ... Read More »

Google Begins Rollout of November Android Security Update for Nexus, Pixel Devices

  Sticking to tradition, Google has begun the rollout of the November Android security update for compatible devices. For the first time, Pixel devices also receive the security patches alongside the Nexus devices. The company has made available factory and OTA images for installation. Google rolls out security patches first Monday of every month, and November is no different. The ... Read More »