Google is now directly offering OTA (over the air) files for Nexus devices. With the latest inclusion Nexus owners can download links to OTA update files in addition to the full factory images.
The Sony Xperia C4 and its dual-sim version were expected to get the update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow directly from its current 5.0 setup. However now, users are receiving an update to Android 5.1.
The Lava Pixel V1 which belongs to the Android One group of devices has just started receiving the update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
In the light of the recent security problems that Android devices have been facing, Google has promised that users of Nexus devices will be getting monthly updates to their devices to fix any issues with security and so far they have kept their word.
Samsung has announced that it will roll out “Android security update process” that fast tracks known security patches over-the-air (OTA) to devices.
OnePlus has announced that it has released a major OTA update for its OnePlus One smartphone. Dubbed as CM 11S 38R, the update fixes the touch screen issues and brings few enhancements.
As if Moto G wasn’t enough of an indication that Google and its subsidiary Motorola are working closely, today the company announced that its Flagship product – Moto X will be getting an update to Android 4.4 KitKat. This is only for Verizon Wireless customers who have bought the Moto X, but it still is way ahead of the KitKat OTA update that has been evading the Nexus devices so far. The Moto X is a neat little device that runs on stock Android, with a couple of hardware related enhancements like the always listening Google Now and the fact that it is now getting all the Android 4.4 KitKat goodness is a nice gesture from Google/Motorola.
The HTC One might have launched way back in February but it still remains the flagship phone for the company, and with it being a flagship comes the responsibility of fast updates. We have seen the Android 4.2.2 update roll out first in Taiwan, in the month of July, and now we are seeing the latest Android 4.3 update roll out for the HTC One again, in Taiwan, starting today. Android 4.3 is still the latest version of the vastly popular operating system and considering that even the Nexus devices run on this version, HTC and other OEMs have made good time on the updates.
When it comes to keeping the promise for Software Updates, Nokia is definitely one of those few companies who complies with such promise. Nokia pushed the Gallery and Camera update as software update to its imaging super-champ Nokia 808 PureView back in March. This update is now available in India. The update which is little more than 2MB in size has been pushed through Software Update application than as separate firmware update. Continue reading “Nokia 808 PureView Gallery and Camera update now available in India”
A lot of people on reddit, Twitter and other social platforms have been buzzing about the Nexus line of devices both smartphones and tablets from Galaxy nexus to the Nexus 10 have started to receive OTA update to Android 4.2.2, build JDQ39.
We had already heard about the Galaxy Nexus Android 4.2 update roll out for Takju build Galaxy Nexus and now it is time for the international Galaxy Nexus with Yakju build to get this update. With the Galaxy Nexus as scheduled even the Nexus 7 is getting updated to Android 4.2.
Google has now made the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean available for Nexus S users via an over the air upgrade. The download weighs in at about 114MB and has been restricted to being a WiFi only download.
Today when I was playing around with the HTC One X , an OTA update popped up on the screen. This is the 1.28.720.10 update which was rolled out in Europe recently. This update is expected to fix the battery life woes of the Quad Core phone which is by far the best Android device money can buy at this point of time. Continue reading “HTC One X now getting 1.28.720.10 OTA update in India”
It’s really surprising to see Samsung pushing an OTA update and that too for a device which has been launched just a few months back. Well it is not a major Android 4.0 update, it is just minor maintenance update which updates the keyboard, lockscreen, browser brightness control, torch app.