iOS 11 beta 5 is out: Tons of bug fixes, 32-bit apps officially get phased out

iOS Developer Preview beta 5 is now out, bringing a host of small incremental changes to the current state of the operating system that will most likely make it to the final release of iOS 11, though nothing’s written in stone – with probably one beta to go before iOS 11 goes public, we’re likely in for some further changes to Apple’s latest software.
Gimmicky changes like icon changes aside, the big news here is that iOS 11 Beta 5 now officially ditches 32-bit app support, which will be one of the highlights of the upcoming software release from Apple. If …


Latest Pokemon GO update fixes iPhone 6 crashes, brings back Team Instinct's leader

Niantic, the US company behind Pokemon GO smash hit, had a terrible week last month. But, since a real-life event shouldn’t stop the development process, Niantic announced that a new update is now available for Pokemon GO players.

Although the update doesn’t bring any new features into the mix, it focuses on some weird issues that Pokemon GO players have experienced lately. One of the hilarious bugs affecting the game for a while involves Spark, the leader of Pokemon GO’s Team Instinct.

For some reason, Spark disappeared from the game’s Appraisal tool and …

LG G3 gets 2G/3G data roaming fixes at T-Mobile, three years after release

Here is what perseverance may mean to some people. It appears that T-Mobile and LG continue to support the G3, the South Korean company’s main flagship launched back in June 2014.

Unfortunately, it’s not the elusive Android 7.0 Nougat update that many LG G3 owners have expected. Still, it’s nice to know that companies like LG continue to support their products even after they become nearly obsolete.

The new Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update software version D85130g is now being pushed to LG G3 units at T-Mobile. As the title says, the update is supposed to …

AT&T rolls out Galaxy S7 update that adds June security patch, Knox and Messaging fixes

While many handset makers are already pushing updates that contain the newest July security patch, U.S. carriers like T-Mobile and AT&T are rolling out the last month security update.

AT&T has just confirmed that a new update is now available for Samsung Galaxy S7. Aside from the June security patch, the update brings a couple of fixes and improvements that are meant to further enhance users experience and phone’s performance.

Although not many details about the update have been published by AT&T, the carrier did say what changes Galaxy S7 owners …

OnePlus 2 is getting OxygenOS 3.5.9 update that fixes a pesky VoLTE bug

By now it’s clear that OnePlus 2 will never be updated to Android 7.0 Nougat, despite the fact that its hardware would probably run the new OS pretty smoothly.

OnePlus confirmed not long ago that it will discontinue support for the OnePlus X and OnePlus 2, which automatically means that there will never be an Android Nougat update for either of the two smartphones.

However, it looks like the Chinese company had one more thing to offer to its fans who bought the OnePlus 2. If you are one of those customers, then you’ll be happy to know OnePlus has just released …

Latest OxygenOS Open Beta for OnePlus 3 and 3T is all about bug fixes

One would think that having an important announcement such as the launch of a flagship smartphone in just a few days, will prevent OnePlus from focusing on any other activities that will consume resource of any kind.

When it comes to software updates for its high-end OnePlus 3 and 3T, the Chinese company is almost relentless. We reported earlier this week about an important update that was released by OnePlus, and now it looks like another one is making its way to both smartphones.

However, unlike the previous update that brought a couple of new features …

Google fixes Pixel and Pixel XL freezing issues in the latest security update

Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones had been plagued by many issues since their release last fall. A small percentage of these problems were caused during the manufacturing process, while others, most of them, were addressed via software updates.

A rather long thread on Google’s product forums contains the reports of many Pixel and Pixel XL owners who claim their devices freeze randomly or when they execute specific operations.

The reports started piling up since November, which means it took Google almost seven months to address some of the freezing …

Google Hangouts is getting iOS CallKit support, a couple of bug fixes

Google’s messaging and voice calling app Hangouts recently received a small update, which brings a long-awaited new feature and a few bug fixes.

Hangouts 16.0.0 is already available for download via App Store. The new app brings support for Apple’s CallKit, which enables VoIP services to make and receive calls using the iPhone’s dialer and phone app.

The new feature can be enabled or disabled from the Settings menu by tapping the Answer option on lock screen. After the update, users will be able to make calls using Siri commands, while the stock iOS call …

Apple releases iOS 10.3.2 update with bug fixes, security improvements, and a severe battery drain

Today, Apple released iOS 10.3.2 to compatible iPhone and iPad devices. The update will fix some bugs, and improve the security of your iOS powered devices. Before updating your iPhone or iPad, make sure that you are connected to a Wi-Fi network. You should also plus your phone into a power source. Once that is done, follow these directions: Tap Settings > General > Software Update.

Already, there have been complaints made about the battery drain that has been an unexpected result of installing the iOS 10.3.2 update. One gentleman by the name of Kamlesh Parmar is a technical support …

Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ getting new update that fixes some connectivity issues

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ recently made their debut on the market, but the first updates that address some issues with the phones have already been released by Samsung. The newest one promised to fix some connectivity problems that some users have experienced with the flagships.

Although it’s clearly a maintenance update, it’s not really a small one. Samsung is currently pushing a software update for both Galaxy S8 and S8+, which weighs in at about 615MB.

According to the official changelog, the update should improve Bluetooth connectivity and stability. Apparently, many Galaxy S8 …