Tag Archives: Updates

OnePlus 6 Price, Specifications, Release Date Revealed: Live Updates

The OnePlus 6 launch event has officially kicked off, with founder Carl Pei taking the stage to introduce the smartphone that will compete with iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus, and their ilk. Pei started his keynote with a recap of the company’s achievements, and then moved on to the first product the brand is unveiling tonight – the Bullets Wireless earphones – followed… Read More »

Why Windows 7 updates are getting bigger

Windows 7’s security rollups, the most comprehensive of the fixes it pushes out each Patch Tuesday, have almost doubled in size since Microsoft revamped the veteran operating system’s update regimen last year. According to Microsoft’s own data, what it calls the “Security Quality Monthly Rollup” (rollup from here on) grew by more than 70% within the first dozen issued… Read More »

5 New Facebook Updates and Tests Spotted This Week

As Facebook works to maintain its position as the leading social media platform in the world, it’s constantly trying out new measures and testing new tools in order to boost user engagement and keep you using Facebook for longer. As such, there are always tests and features being pushed out to user subsets, minor updates that may not make… Read More »

WannaCry attacks prompt Microsoft to release Windows updates for older versions

The new patches include updates to Windows XP. Photograph: Jeff Christensen/Getty Images View more sharing options Shares 222 Alex Hern @alexhern Wednesday 14 June 2017 12.26 BSTLast modified on Wednesday 14 June 2017 12.50 BST Microsoft has released new security updates for older versions of Windows as it warns of potential cyber-attacks by government organisations. The patches include updates to… Read More »

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge start receiving Android Nougat updates

If you own a T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 edge, an official Android 7 Nougat update for your phone is just around the corner. T-Mobile Product Manager Des Smith today confirmed that the update should be available to both handsets “this week.” For now, the Nougat update for the S6 and S6 edge doesn’t show up… Read More »

The Essential Phone will (probably) receive monthly security updates

Officially unveiled yesterday, the Essential Phone will be released sometime in June as a pretty different alternative to most handsets out there. The brainchild of Andy Rubin (co-founder of Android and ex-Googler), the Essential Phone doesn’t feature any logo, and is a near-bezel-less, high-end device made out of titanium, ceramic, and Gorilla Glass 5. As already announced, the… Read More »

Android O Users Will Be Able Pause and Resume System Updates

It seems like folks at Google have finally provided a solution for a long-standing issue with the platform as the search giant has now added the option to pause system updates with Android O’s second developer preview. This means that if you have to download an extremely large update and head out of your home, meaning away from… Read More »

Facebook announces new updates to reduce clickbait

Facebook has announced three new updates so that people will see even fewer clickbait stories in their feeds, and more of the stories they find authentic. Clickbait describes web content that aims to exploit the curiosity gap, providing just enough information to make the reader curious, but not enough to satisfy their curiosity without clicking through to the… Read More »

Windows 10 to Now Receive Biannual Updates in September and March

Microsoft has announced that it will now release scheduled updates for Windows 10 twice-per-year targeting March and September of each year. The company also confirmed that the next Windows 10 feature update will be targeted for September 2017. The new biannual schedule will be aligned with other products like Office 365 ProPlus. The Redmond giant believes that the… Read More »

Facebook Kills Snapchat-Like Quick Updates Feature in Test Mode

Facebook has been testing a new Snapchat-like ‘Quick Updates’ feature for a while now on select few users, however it doesn’t plan to make it available commercially. A Facebook spokesperson has confirmed that the firm isn’t looking to “to move forward or launch the Quick Updates feature.” This Snapchat-like feature let Facebook users post photos and videos for… Read More »