A new update has started rolling out OTA (over the air) for Sony’s two 2016 flagships – the Xperia X Performance and Xperia XZ. The firmware upgrade contains the recently-released Android security update for the month of July and should bump the build number of both handsets to 41.2.A.7.35.
It’s been four months since Asus has kicked off the roll-out of Android 7.0 Nougat for ZenFone 3 Deluxe. Today, another update is making its way to the smartphone, but it doesn’t bring so many important new features and improvements as Nougat.
According to Asus, the new update is meant to further enhance the camera performance, as well as improve ZenUI stability. Also, the update should add some fixes to the Bluetooth connectivity so that users won’t experience any issues with connections.
Software version 220.127.116.114 is pushed OTA (over the air) in stages, …
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The Manchester benefit concert led by Ariana Grande not only came off without a hitch, it delivered one of the most heartwarming live moments between a fan and a star we’ve seen all year.
During Grande’s performance with the Parrs Wood High School Choir from Manchester, the choir’s 12 year-old soloist, Natasha Seth, wavered with emotion while trying to continue her performance alongside Grande.
As soon as Grande noticed, she pulled Seth in closer and helped her make it through the rest of the song, ending the performance with an embrace of the talented young singer that drew tearful cheers from the audience. Read more…
Earlier this week, Google pushed an interesting update for the Allo app, which added Selfie Clips, the ability to capture your own GIF and share it with your friends. Today, the app received another update that brings one new feature among other things.
Well, it looks like Google Allo users will now be able to watch videos on full screen. Aside from the fact that you can watch videos in full-screen mode, right in the chat, the update doesn’t bring any other new features into the mix.
However, the changelog mentions some performance improvements, which are …
Earlier this month, US chip maker Qualcomm announced its brand-new Snapdragon 660 and 630 processors for mid-range phones and other smart devices. Benchmark scores of the 660 model appeared online, showing the chip is capable of surprisingly high performance that hovers near the flagship Snapdragon 835 model’s teritorry.
In GeekBench (a prominent CPU performance test), the Snapdragon 660 – as present inside an unidentified smartphone code-named Heart – racked up 5,455 points in the multi-core test. Compared to the flagship Snapdragon 835 as present in the Samsung …
One of our loyal Phone Arena readers has just received an update for his Samsung Galaxy S8. As you can see from the screenshot that accompanies this story, the size of the update weighs in at 392.14MB. When the notification arrives on your Galaxy S8 announcing the arrival of the new files, make sure that you are on a Wi-Fi network before starting the updating process. Before installing the update, you should also make sure that the battery on the device is fully charged.
According to the changelist, the update will include:
Improved performance for face recognition.The camera’s UI …
Following its release just under two months ago, the ZTE Blade V8 Pro smartphone is now receiving its first official software update. The device is still running Android 6.0.1 with ZTE’s custom interface, and as great as it would have been to get Nougat running on the phone this early on, the new software fixes a lot of little issues that the V8 Pro has had since it launched.