Razer Phone update adds Portrait Mode, new privacy policy for GDPR compliance

Razer and its gaming smartphone are making headlines once again. The most recent update available for the Razer Phone promises to bring some camera improvements and security changes for GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliance.

The most important new feature is the addition of the new Portrait mode, which is supposed to allow Raze Phone users to “take fantastic Portrait shots.” Furthermore, the Privacy Policy has been updated for GDPR compliance, which will be effective beginning May 25.

The 370MB update includes some bug fixes and performance improvements, according to …


Google Photos update adds option to bookmark favorite photos

Google has been working to bring a lot of new features and improvements to the Google Photos app, but there is still a lot that hasn’t even been mentioned by the search giant (bring Folders please).

The last new feature recently introduced by developers is the option to mark photos as favorites by tapping the star-shaped icon that appears above every photo in Google Photos. Then, if you head to the Albums tab, you can view all your favorite photos in just one place.

The new feature is pretty neat and useful, but there are other improvements that Google must definitely add to …

Microsoft Launcher update adds new gesture option, home screen improvements

You didn’t think that Microsoft will stop delivering new updates to its Android launcher for a month, did you? Although it doesn’t bring major changes to the mix, the latest Microsoft Launcher update does add a few tweaks that will certainly improve the user experience.

So, if you’re using Microsoft Launcher on a regular basis, you’ll notice there’s a new update available for download via Google Play Store. You can find the most important changes that made it in this version of Microsoft Launcher below:

Improved Home screen import logicSort your apps alphabetically in foldersDisplay …

Lineage 2: Revolution major update adds massive 200-player Castle Siege mode

Saying that Lineage 2: Revolution is a big MMORPG would definitely be an understatement, especially after the last update announced by Netmarble. The massive multiplayer real-time RPG is getting a huge update that adds a new PvP mode, dungeons, levels, regions and more to offer players new ways to spend quality playing time.

As the title says, the update introduces the so-called Castle Siege mode, which allows players to team up against each other. There will be a total of four clans (1 defending and 3 attacking) that can battle to conquer a Castle by imprinting the opponent’s Holy Artifact.

On …

Beta update to BBM for Android adds support for groups of 300 people, desktop chats and more

The BBM app for Android has received a beta update that includes several new features. The update raises the number of people allowed in a group chat to 300. In addition, if someone you are trying to call is busy and can’t answer the phone, you will see a message on the call screen, and hear a tone. And let’s say you’re tired of holding your phone all day, and want to continue your BBM chat on your desktop computer. BBM beta testers can do this with BBM Desktop.

You can get to BBM Desktop (which is in beta) by tapping on the Me icon on the bottom of the screen. Click on BBM Desktop, go to …

SwiftKey Keyboard update adds toolbar customization, support for more languages

The fine folks over at SwiftKey have just released another update for their keyboard application. The new improvements delivered in the latest update are only accessible to Android users, so if you’re using SwiftKey Keyboard on an iPhone, you’ll probably have to wait a bit longer to get the new features.

Speaking of new features, the new version of SwiftKey for Android allows users to customers the toolbar that’s been added in a previous update. The ability to customize the toolbar includes options like turning features on and off, as well as the possibility to rearrange them in any order.

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PUBG Mobile major update adds Arcade Mode, Training Grounds, loads of improvements

The PUBG phenomenon arrived on mobile last month, but the game is still in “early access.” Even so, it looks like the developer is pushing out important new updates almost on a weekly basis. The latest update that has just made its debut on Android and iOS, brings quite a lot of new gameplay features and many improvements.

The latest version of PUBG Mobile includes a new Arcade Mode that allows 28 players to face each other, as well as one of the six following variations: Shotguns, Sniper Rifles, All Weapons, Melee, Pistols, and Item Heaven.

Another important new addition is Training …

They didn't stop! T-Mobile adds mid-band spectrum to hundreds of cell sites

T-Mobile keeps saying in their ads that they won’t stop (improving the network and removing customer pain points), and here is a good example of the carrier’s policy. Just a few days after announcing that it had enhanced LTE coverage by adding low-frequency spectrum to hundreds of cell sites, the nation’s third largest carrier announced that it has added mid-band spectrum to a long list of cities.

Similar to the previous announcement, the news was tweeted out by the carrier’s Chief Technical Officer (CTO) Neville Ray, who is a member of president and CEO John Legere’s brain trust. As much …

SwiftKey for Android update adds support for five new languages in latest update

Microsoft’s keyboard application, SwiftKey has just received a small update, but only on Android. Although no new features have been added to the app, support for five new languages has been implemented, but also some bug fixes.

Most of you will probably shrug when reading the name of the new languages that got support in the latest SwiftKey update, but here they are anyway: Alsatian, Fongbe, Norman, Urdu (English), and Warlpiri.

As far as bug fixes go, the list isn’t that long at all, but the important thing is more issues have been addressed and SwiftKey is getting better on Android …

AT&T spiffs up its pre-paid offerings, adds new $50 tier

AT&T has revised its pre-paid options for subscribers, and has added a new $50/month level of service. All tiers include unlimited talk in the U.S., unlimited text to over 100 countries, and unlimited data. The $50, $60 and $85 a month plans are discounted $10 for subscribers using AutoPay. In addition, AT&T is tossing in more hotspot data on its $85 a month plan to 10GB/month from the previous 6GB/month.

The carrier is also increasing the multi-line discount for its customers. A second pre-paid line now receives a $10/month discount, which doubles the old figure. The other change …