BlackBerry Keyboard app receives an update

BlackBerry user? If so, you might want to know about the latest update to the BlackBerry Keyboard app. While the company is known for the physical QWERTY keyboard found on some of its models, more recently the BlackBerry KEYone, the BlackBerry virtual keyboard also has some great attributes including flick typing. Remember, this app is found in the Google Play Store which should tell you that those toting a BB10 powered ‘Berry can’t use it. Only Android powered BlackBerry handsets are compatible with this Keyboard app.

So what changes are included with the update? Glad you asked. You can …


Instagram update makes it easier to upload photos and videos to Stories

Photo and video sharing app Instagram announced today, that it has added some updates that make it faster and easier to upload photos and videos to your Instagram Stories. Now, multiple pictures and videos can be uploaded all at the same time. When you go to upload media, you’ll find a new icon in the top right corner. Tap on it and you will be able to select from up to 10 photos or videos from your gallery. The edit screen will show a preview of all the pictures and videos you’ve selected on the bottom of the screen. Tap on each one to edit the images or videos individually using the tools at …

T-Mobile stops the rollout of the Android 8.0 Oreo update for its Galaxy Note 8

All major carriers in the United States announced they have successfully deployed the Android 8.0 Oreo update for Samsung Galaxy Note 8. However, if you’ve bought your Samsung phablet from T-Mobile, you might be in for an unpleasant surprise.

If you did not receive the update in early April when T-Mobile kicked off the Android Oreo roll-out, then chances are you won’t be able to upgrade your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 yet.

The US carrier recently confirmed that the Android 8.0 Oreo update for Samsung Galaxy Note 8, which was initially available for download on April 1, has been put on …

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 …

Samsung Galaxy S7 Android 8.0 Oreo update pushed back to mid-May

Owners of the Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 edge are probably anxious to get the highly-anticipated Android 8.0 Oreo update, but it looks like they’ll have to wait a while longer. Although previous rumors suggested the update may arrive in mid-April, it appears that Samsung may have pushed back the release of Android Oreo until next month.

According to the new scheduler published by a Turkish website used by Samsung for official announcements, the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge should receive Android 8.0 Oreo updates on May 18. It’s worth mentioning that the Galaxy S7/S7 edge Android 8.0 Oreo update is not …

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 …

Verizon LG V30 owners receive update giving their phone AI CAM and ThinQ name

Verizon is performing a little magic on its variant of the LG V30. They are waving a magic wand (borrowed from Harry Potter, of course) and turning the LG V30 into the LG V30 ThinQ. The update, which carries software version VS99620b, adds AI CAM to the handset’s camera. This allows the camera to analyze the subject and recommend one of four filters available. Each filter optimizes certain settings like contrast, saturation and color. these recommendations are made after the AI CAM places the subject of a photograph into one of eight different categories such as “people, pets, food, flowers, city, …

BlackBerry KEYone gets update from Sprint, price cut in Europe

The Sprint version of the BlackBerry KEYone is receiving an update which will result in the phone receiving the March Android security update. The software version is AAW378, and if you’re unsure how to update the software on your KEYone, you can tap on the video at the top of this story. Just make sure that after you receive the notification that the update has arrived, you have the phone connected to a Wi-Fi signal and the battery fully charged before continuing the process of installing it.

There is other news involving the KEYone today. The online BlackBerry Mobile EU store has …

T-Mobile may have delayed the LG V30 Android 8.0 Oreo update again

T-Mobile announced less than two weeks ago that its LG V30 variant will receive the long-awaited Android 8.0 Oreo update in mid-April. Unfortunately, if you’ve purchased your LG V30 from T-Mobile, you’ll probably have to wait a while longer.

Although the roll-out should have started this week, T-Mobile support says LG V30 Android 8.0 Oreo update is a few weeks away. If you’re not aware of T-Mobile’s previous statement, it’s worth mentioning the carrier said it was forced to delay the update due to LG making a “booboo.”

Well, it appears that the “booboo” was more serious they have …

Razer Phone owners can update to Android 8.1 Oreo starting today

Razer Phone, one of the not so many gaming smartphones out there, is now being updated to Android 8.1 Oreo. The device hasn’t received any major Android OS update since its release, but Razer promised the smartphone will be updated directly to Android 8.1 Oreo.

Late last month, the company promised to bring Android 8.1 Oreo to all Razer Phone units sometime in April. Today, Razer announced that Android 8.1 Oreo is now being rolled out to Razer Phones around the world.

However, that doesn’t mean that the wait is over. According to Razer, the incremental roll-out will take up to 10 …