Right now, T-Mobile is pushing a software update to the HTC One M9 on its network. The carrier updated the device’s support page this morning with a listing for new features and improvements.
On Tuesday night, Dell began pushing a software update to its Venue 8 7840 that refreshes the device with Android 5.1 Lollipop. Dell didn’t stop with ushering in a new version of Android, though. The company also included bug fixes and improvements to certain areas of the tablet. Processing for the camera’s depth capabilities, for example, has been improved to provide a richer experience after a photo has been taken.
Sony is working on a new version of its software for Xperia devices that may bring a design overhaul to the company’s devices in the near future. Sony says that the concept software brings a “fresh take on the Sony user experience”.
Mark Cuban and ilumi solutions aren’t new to the smartbulb market, but they’re back for a second Kickstarter round, offering smarter light bulbs with updated performance, improved features, and more. The bulbs are $29 on Kickstarter as an introductory price, but they’ll most definitely cost more once official on the market.
Sprint is pushing out lots of updates today. Shortly after rolling out a software update to the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, the carrier has just pushed out yet another update. This time it’s Android 5.1 for the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. Sprint is trying to be consistent with their updates, this one being released exactly three months after Lollipop arrived for the device. That’s always a good sign for a carrier.
Xiaomi is a Chinese smartphone maker that may sound familiar. Although Xiaomi handsets are not popular in the United States, it is on top of all smartphone manufacturers in China. The company is mostly known for impressive devices at affordable price points.
Early last week, Samsung filed a patent on a new enhancement for it’s edge devices called “Apps Edge.” At this point in time, there are not many details on the new software. We are hoping that this patent is aimed at making better use of the side displays on Samsung’s edge handsets like the ones on the Galaxy Note Edge and Galaxy S6 Edge.
When the Android 5.0 Lollipop update came to Verizon’s variant of the LG G3 in late March it brought an enhanced experience with a plethora of new features and Material Design. Along with that came a lot of problems such as bugs, frequent battery drain and a loss in performance. Ever since then, Verizon’s G3 owners have been posting away in the carrier’s forums pleading for an update to fix these bugs. Now it’s July, and Verizon has finally pushed out an update to help resolve these issues and add some new useful tools.
We are getting closer and closer to Android M reaching the market with every update and today is the first update for the developer preview. The update includes the latest platform code, and near-final API’s for you to validate your app. They have also refined the Nexus system images and emulator system images with the Android platform updates. Plus it has Google Play services 7.6.