Android 7.1.1 update for Nextbit Robin is now available

Android 7.1.1 update for Nextbit Robin is now available

  AndroidNextbitFirmware Updates Over a couple of months after the Android 7.0 Nougat update arrived for the Nextbit Robin, the Andoid 7.1.1 update has been made available for the cloud-focused device. Currently factory images are available, although we expect the OTA rollout will also begin soon. In case you missed, it was announced earlier this year that Nextbit is being acquired by Razer. While sales of the phone and its accessories have stopped, Nextbit promised that it will honor warranties for six more months, as well as keep pushing software/security updates to the handset through February of 2018. Source: gsmarena.com

LG G6 on T-Mobile getting its first update

LG G6 on T-Mobile getting its first update

T-Mobile, which was the first among US carriers to start shipping LG G6 pre-orders, has begun pushing out the first update to the device as well. Arriving as software version H87210e, the update weighs in at around 124MB. Sadly, there’s currently no information on exactly what changes are included in the update – the update notification just says “this release includes various updates.”

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) April security update

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) April security update

Well, that was quick. It’s April 1, and Samsung has already started rolling out the security patch for the month. The update – arriving as build number J320FXXU0AQC3 – is currently hitting Galaxy J3 (2016) units in Europe. Some regular bug fixes as well as device optimizations are included as well. As is usually the case with OTA roll outs, it might take time for the update to hit your device. Meanwhile,

ZTE Axon 7 starts getting Android 7.1 update

ZTE Axon 7 starts getting Android 7.1 update

Less than a month after ZTE pushed out the Android 7.0 Nougat update to its Axon 7 smartphone, the device has started getting the Android 7.1 update. Rolling out over the air, and arriving as software version ZTE_A2017V1.1.0B09, the update is currently hitting units in China. The update also bumps the MiFavor UI version to 4.2. Given that the roll out has started in the company’s home country,

Samsung Galaxy S5 in Europe is now receiving the January security update

Samsung Galaxy S5 in Europe is now receiving the January security update

Following the similar rollouts that went out in the last 24 hours for Sprint’s and Verizon’s versions of the Galaxy S5 in the US, Samsung is now busy pushing out an update to those units purchased from Europe. The update is now rolling out over-the-air in several countries across the continent, coming in as a 53MB download. It will add the usual unnamed bug fixes and performance improvements, but also the security update for January.

Moto Z Play units in Germany has been delayed till next month

Moto Z Play units in Germany has been delayed till next month

  A few days ago, Motorola Germany announced in a tweet that the Nougat update for the company’s Moto Z family of devices is now available in the country. So it was reasonable to assume that the update has started hitting all three phones in the series, including the Moto Z, Moto Z Force, and Moto Z Play. However, turns out that’s not the case, as the Moto Z Play hasn’t started receiving the update. This is despite the company promising a few weeks back that the device will be updated to Nougat towards January end. Motorola Germany has now revealed that…

Motorola delays Nougat update in Germany

Motorola delays Nougat update in Germany

Some bad news for Motorola owners were delivered by the German branch of the company. Two of the Moto handsets face delays on their Nougat updates. The company successfully launched the Moto Z upgrade to Android 7.0 Nougat two days ago. Not two days later it said that Moto X update will have to wait until May. Moto X Play, Moto X Style and Moto X Force were all in the waiting line but it appears some last-minute

OnePlus 2 update fixes network drop issue

OnePlus 2 update fixes network drop issue

Last week, the OnePlus 2 received an update in the form of OxygenOS 3.5.5. Shortly after the update started hitting units, users started complaining about their phone dropping network signal frequently. This lead to the company pulling that update. OnePlus 2 The good news is that the Chinese company has fixed the issue and has also started pushing out the fix in the form of OxygenOS 3.5.6. As is

NVIDIA Releases 375.86 WHQL Driver Update

NVIDIA Releases 375.86 WHQL Driver Update

Two more weeks after NVIDIA’s last hotfix we have another WHQL update to cement those fixes, optimize more games, and prepare for more releases. Releases and updates have been coming swiftly, so let’s see what release 375.89 brings us. Most of the fixes this week are moving from the 375.76 Hot Fix to this 375.86 WHQL release. Included in the hotfix were fixes for

iPhone Users Complaining of Battery Life Issues After iOS 10.1.1 Update

iPhone Users Complaining of Battery Life Issues After iOS 10.1.1 Update

Some iPhone Users Complaining of Battery Life Issues After iOS 10.1.1 HighlightsUsers are facing battery issues after upgrading to iOS version 10.1.1 Phones reportedly shutting down abruptly from 30 percent battery level Switching off Raise to Wake feature fixed issue for some users 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…

Huawei announces Nougat update plans

Huawei announces Nougat update plans

Huawei has announced Nougat update plans for its smartphones. The Android 7 update for Huawei devices will arrive in the form of version 5.0 of the Chinese company’s EMUI skin. The roll-out will begin sometime in Q1, 2017, with the Huawei Mate 8 and P9 getting the update first, followed by the P9 Plus, P9 lite, nova, and nova Plus. The new EMUI 5.0, Huawei claims, is more efficient, secure, and user friendly.

Sony Xperia XZ starts receiving the Android 7.0 Nougat update

Sony Xperia XZ starts receiving the Android 7.0 Nougat update

Were receiving reports that the Sony Xperia XZ is receiving its serving of Android 7.0 Nougat update. A reader from India tipped us off (thanks, Vedant!) but checking with XDA it seems that the first wave includes Australia, the Netherlands, Russia and Turkey. The update is a hefty 1GB so connect to a nice Wi-Fi network and check for updates. Dont worry if you dont see anything yet, staggered roll-outs take a while to reach everyone.

NVIDIA Releases 375.63 WHQL Driver update

NVIDIA Releases 375.63 WHQL Driver update

Update 10/23: NVIDIA has yanked the 375.57 drivers this weekend and replaced them with a new build, 375.63. The updated driver set fixes an especially annoying bug with tiles on Windows 10 that the previous driver introduced. They can be downloaded here. Following suit as this fall’s major games hit the (virtual) store shelves, NVIDIA has packaged another bundle of

Android 7.0 Nougat update hits Android One phones

Android 7.0 Nougat update hits Android One phones

Google rolls out Android 7.0 Nougat over-the-air update for Android One devices. A reader of ours points out that the Cherry Mobile G1 is one of the many Android One phones that has the update on queue. Android 7.0 Nougat is ready to be installed on Android One phones Similarly to what happened with Android 6.0 Marshmallow, Android One devices receive the latest software update the day after Google releases

LeEco Le 2 gets a major update with eUI v5.8

LeEco Le 2 gets a major update with eUI v5.8

LeEco’s Le 2 is quite a popular smartphone with its attractive hardware and bargain price. And while the LeEco brand is gaining more popularity with each day, the manufacturer is working on some updates for its handsets. The Le 2 is now getting its first OTA update and all Le 2 owners can download the 471MB firmware right now. The change log is quite long, but most of its novelties are squashing old bugs. Some of the new features

Android N update: release date, news and features

Android N update: release date, news and features

Android N Developer Preview 3 is now out, and the launch date could be as soon as this summer. Here’s everything we know about the forthcoming Android N update, including all the new information from Google IO 2016. Android N is Google’s next phone and tablet operating system update that’s been so thoroughly refined, the company is officially more than halfway through

Android 6 Marshmallow update: when can I get it?

Android 6 Marshmallow update: when can I get it?

Even the Nextbit Robin, a relatively recent phone release, will be getting Android 6 Marshmallow in the coming weeks. Android Marshmallow is here (for some). There are battery life improvements, greater app permission controls, standardized support for fingerprint scanners, more granular volume controls, USB-C support and new Google Now features, all part of a mix that makes