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Month: October 2018

Latest Open Beta updates for OnePlus 5 and 5T add October security fixes, still no sign of Android Pie

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At a time when OnePlus 6T has just been launched with Android 9 Pie preinstalled and OnePlus 6 already got the stable update to Pie, it is understandable that any update that is directed towards OnePlus 5 and 5T may easily get fans a little bit overexcited. Well, don’t, at least for now. In the […]

OnePlus 6T gets announced with in-display fingerprint scanner

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Originally expected to take the wraps off its latest flagship on October 30, OnePlus has unveiled the OnePlus 6T a day earlier. This happened because Apple also announced a press event on October 30, so the company didn’t want to risk sharing the spotlight with Cupertino. So the often-leak OnePlus 6T went official today, and […]

T-Mobile updates Galaxy S8 and S8+ with RCS Universal Profile 1.0 support

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Back in March 2018, T-Mobile announced that it would begin rolling out support for RCS Universal Profile to open the door into the future of modern messaging in Q2 2018. This did happen, but it was only limited to two devices – Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. Related: Android 9 Pie update news – […]

OnePlus has successfully tested 5G for calls and data, looks set for OnePlus 7

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OnePlus will unveil the new OnePlus 6T on October 29 and begin sales in select markets in early November, but details of the phone’s successor, OnePlus 7, are already shaping up. Speaking at the 4G/5G summit in Hong Kong, Qualcomm president Cristiano Amon said that the American company expects at least two waves of 5G […]

New OTA update from T-Mobile now available for Galaxy S9, S9+, S7, S7 Edge, and LG V20

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T-Mobile has new updates for several smartphones from Samsung and LG. The formers Galaxy S9, S9+, S7, and S7 Edge are on the receiving end of the latest Android security patches for the month of October 2018 and so is the LG V20, all of which are based on Android 8.0 Oreo. The Galaxy S9 and […]

Verizon releases security update for Galaxy J3, J7, Note 9, Tab S3 and LG G5

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A bunch of Samsung devices is receiving new updates from Verizon Wireless that install new Android security patches, but not necessarily the latest version available from Google. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 users are receiving an update with the latest Android security patch for the month of October 2018 and so is the Galaxy Tab S3. […]

Galaxy S10 could match the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3’s screen-to-body ratio and massive RAM offering

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Samsung’s next premium smartphone will mark the 10th anniversary of its Galaxy S flagship line. You’ve guessed it, the handset will be called the Galaxy S10 and according to rumors so far, will be released in three versions. The cheapest is said to arrive with 64GB of internal storage on board, but obviously, Samsung will […]

Samsung rolls our October security update for Galaxy J7 Pro, J8, S7, S7 Edge, Note 9, A8 and Tab S3

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Samsung is continuing its quest of rolling out the October security update to several Galaxy devices in various regions. The latest phones/tablets to be updated with the latest patch are the following: Galaxy J7 Pro Galaxy J8 Galaxy S7 Galaxy S7 edge Galaxy Note 9 Galaxy A8 Galaxy Tab S3 Related articles: Best screen protectors […]

Samsung releases Android 8.1 Oreo for Galaxy J3 2017 and Galaxy J7 2017 in the US

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The Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 and Galaxy J7 2017 – the unlocked versions – are getting updated to Android 8.1 Oreo in the US. The new build will update the software on each model to version J327UUEU3BRJ1 and J727UUEU3BRJ2 respectively. Like their name indicates, Samsung introduced the two smartphones in 2017 and they both shipped […]

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 slider goes official with true bezel-less display

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Today Xiaomi unveiled its third flagship from its innovative Mi Mix series. And as was the case with the previous iterations, the Mi Mix 3 boasts a breath-taking design. Xiaomi wanted to show the world how a truly bezel-less smartphone is done, so it unveiled the Mi Mix 3 which rocks razor-thin bezels all around. How […]