It has taken some time but smartphone manufacturers have finally started rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat updates for their respective smartphones. Huawei Terminal's brand Honor has reportedly announced that its Honor 8 smartphone will receive the Nougat update with the company's EMUI 5.0 interface in February next year.
You may have noticed some new Nvidia drivers have just popped up, but it would seem like the best course of action is not to update right now, as the company has acknowledged a number of problems including an issue which seriously messes with memory clock speeds on certain graphics cards.
After promising the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 LTE devices would get the Android 7.0 Nougat update in "the coming weeks" in the middle of September, Google has finally made good on its promise - at least for the Nexus 6. The update was released alongside the monthly Android security update for Nexus and Pixel devices. According to the security bulletin, Google has released two security patch level strings, one on October 1 and the other on October 5. The first one is partial patch with few bug fixes, while the October 5 patch brings crucial fixes and is the final version.
Sony's biggest PlayStation 4 software update yet is now available, refreshing the console's interface, adding folders, tweaking its menu screens, and enabling HDR output. The version 4.00 update — codenamed Shingen — prepares the way for Sony's two new versions of its PS4: a slimmer model coming this week, and the PS4 Pro, a more powerful version of the machine capable of playing games in 4K resolutions, due for release on November 10th.
If you have an iPhone, stop what you're doing and update it to the latest operating system, iOS 9.3.5 (to do this, go to your Settings app, tap "General," and then "Software Update." Then tap "Download and Install"). Why? As Motherboard reports today, security researchers have found a new malicious program that can secretly bypass the security on your iPhone and capture almost all of your data, including all your texts, phone calls, emails, even burrowing into your Facebook and Gmail apps.
Earlier this month, Microsoft started rolling out its much anticipated Windows 10 Anniversary Update for computers and tablets running Windows 10. It was expected that devices running Windows 10 Mobile will get their Anniversary Update soon, however that did not transpire. On Tuesday, almost two weeks later, the Redmond-based company has finally started rolling out the Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update to eligible devices.
Twilio recently exceeded expectations with anIPO that priced them at over $1 billion. For some, this proves that developers are the future of business. While they are certainly an indispensable asset, as more and more businesses turn to the cloud, what about the rest of us?
Google is launching a small but interesting update for Inbox by Gmail today. Inbox, Google’s next-gen email client for Gmail users, recently launched a new feature that gives you a quick, glanceable view of what’s in those email newsletters you get every day. Starting today, it’s going to offer a similar view of email updates from source-code repository GitHub and project management service Trello.
Mozilla's Firefox browser for mobile has been a faint shadow of its desktop version since its launch last year but with its latest update, the browser does add some useful features to its bag. Mozilla has added customised search engine option to its mobile browser on iOS, which allows you to add search engines from various websites likeWikipedia and Amazon, among others, to search on these websites directly from the address bar.
Microsoft might be coming up with Windows 10 Anniversary Update on August 2. The uncertainty is due to the fact that the company published a blog on Tuesday with just the headline and no content saying "Microsoft announces Windows 10 anniversary update available Aug. 2" and then pulled the story, which had no content, moments later.