Android Pie is now available to all Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphones

Android Pie is finally available for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus devices, so you should check if there are new updates available for your phone

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is already getting One UI on Android Pie beta

One UI and Android Pie beta is now available for download on all Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus devices in South Korea, and soon in the US and Germany

iOS 12.0.1 is here to solve your current iPhone Xs bugs

The solution for all current bugs in your iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max is here with the software update of iOS 12.0.1 that’s now available

Smart Compose on Gmail to cut down on duplicative typing

Google’s Pixel phones will get a first crack at this feature, extending Smart Reply to the text field with auto-complete suggestions.

T-Mobile stops Android Oreo roll-out for Galaxy Note 8

No reason has been given for the delay and it’s not clear what troubles lie for those who have already received the OTA. But it’s all news to users.

Verizon software update turns LG V30 into LG V30 ThinQ

With just a restart, the phone now has an extra word attached to its name and one less point of difference between it and the V30S ThinQ.

9 months later, PayPal finally a funding source on Samsung Pay

It was last summer when Samsung announced that PayPal would become a funding source on its mobile payments platform. Boy, does an announcement echo far.

Unlocked Galaxy Note 8 in US now has Android Oreo

Amazing to think that an unlocked phone gets its update free from carrier interference, but it comes after the carriers get that update, huh?

Apple Watch loses Instagram app with watchOS SDK threshold

App developers will need to drop off the watchOS 1 SDK and move onto at least watchOS 2. Instagram, for some reason, will not do that, thus the end of the applet.

Galaxy S8, Note 8 Always on Display now can play GIFs

There’s plenty of fun to be had with GIFs, but they also can spice up the idle moments when your S8 and Note 8 are sleeping.

Nest Cam IQ with Google Assistant launched along with cheaper Nest Aware plan

Basically, this move could obviate the need for a Google Home speaker, unless users actually want decent speakers. Also, more flexibility for more features.

Latest Bixby app update completely disables Bixby Button

A Bixby Services update has finally taken off any function for when users press the Bixby Button and it’s disabled on their phone.

watchOS 4.1, iOS 11.1 now available for download

The latest iOS, watchOS, macOS and tvOS updates fix up the Wi-Fi KRACK vulnerability. Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular users can now stream music.

Android 8.1 Developer Preview starts now, goes to December

Neural network support will be the big background update for this iteration. Other annoyances will get smoothed out by December.

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Android Oreo update to come from December

That’s the word out of Japan and NTT docomo and it looks like the kick-starter to all the Android Oreo updates for currently supported Xperias.

Huawei Mate 10’s early battery problems with Google Play Services quashed

The issue was with Google Play Services and it’s been tanking battery performance to a heat sink. But the Mate 10 Pro is reported to have a fix in.

Android 8.0 for Lenovo K8 phones coming… July 2018

The Lenovo K8 will actually get it in June. The K8 Note and K8 Plus will get the later update. Android Oreo will take its time, unlike at Moto.

Latest iOS 11.1 beta and watchOS, macOS, tvOS betas have WPA2 KRACK fix

Apple’s software platforms are being patched for the recent Wi-Fi WPA2 security standard exploit. You can engage in the beta.

Twitter working on tweet bookmarking feature, “Save for Later”

If you’ve always wanted to come back to a tweet, but didn’t want to have to sort through your feed or likes or DMs, relief is in sight.

watchOS 4.0.1 nixes cellular connectivity issues on Apple Watch Series 3

The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus had some key early issues tamped down with minor software updates. Now, it’s the Apple Watch Series 3’s turn.

iOS 11.0.2 update fixes iPhone 8 earpiece static

It’s the second maintenance update for iOS 11 in just as many weeks and it’s certainly helping a few iPhone 8 users today.

OnePlus 5 Android Oreo update gets seen on Geekbench

OnePlus has been mum about Android Oroe on the OnePlus 5 and has made it clear that it will be the last major update for the OnePlus 3 devices.

HMD Global promises Android P for Nokia 3 and others

HMD Global is committed to supporting its Nokia phones for the full measures they deserve and that will include next year’s Android OS update.

FCC wants Apple to activate impossible FM radio on iPhone 8

But Apple says that the iPhones don’t have that chip and there’s no FM radio to be had. Still, Ajit Pai will ask for his cake.

Apple is fixing intermittent iPhone 8 earpiece static

While it doesn’t fix the issue, Apple has already pushed out iOS 11.0.1. The update fixes other bugs and makes minor improvements.