HTC rolls out Android 6.0 update for the One M8 in Asia

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After a successful rollout in the United States last month, HTC is now pushing out the Android 6.0 update to all factory unlocked models of the One M8 located in Asia. The upgrade weighs in at a hefty 1.14GB and the Taiwanese company claims it will take around an hour to download and install on your handset. The duration does, of course, depend on the strength of your Internet connection and the download speed your ISP provides.

HTC now pushing out Android 6.0 upgrade for the One M9 in Taiwan

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HTC has begun rolling out the Marshmallow update to all unlocked variants of its flagship smartphone, the One M9, located in Taiwan. However, the upgrade procedure is a little different to what you may expecting. Instead of installing one large update, owners will first have to download a 65MB preparation upgrade in order to tweak a few system settings, then they’ll have to download and install the Android 6.0 firmware.

Motorola rolling out Marshmallow OTA for the Moto X Play in Brazil and India

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Motorola is currently rolling out the much-anticipated Marshmallow update to all unlocked models of the Moto X Play located in Brazil and India. In addition to bringing the latest build of the open source operating system to the handset, the upgrade also bundles Google’s latest security patch which is aimed at blocking all entry routes for new malware.

[UPDATE: It’s fake] LG now pushing out Marshmallow update for G3 in Poland

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Update: Contrary to information imparted to us earlier, LG is sadly not yet rolling out the update to the G3 in Eastern Europe. The tip detailing the rollout unfortunately turned out to be a false one. LG’s senior representative in Poland Jarosław Bukowski has, however, confirmed that the upgrade is on its way, but gave no release date.

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Samsung rolls out December security update for the Galaxy S6 trio in India and the Nordic countries

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When Samsung took the wraps off the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge and Galaxy S6 Edge+ in the second quarter of 2015, it promised customers it would distribute monthly security upgrades in order to keep the handsets up to date and running smoothly. It certainly appears that the South Korean company is staying true to its word as it’s now rolling out December’s upgrade to the devices located in India and the Nordic countries.

Samsung pushes out battery maintenance update for the Gear S2

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Samsung has just begun pushing out a nifty maintenance update to all variants of the Gear S2 in the United States. The upgrade itself weighs in at a relatively small 4.85MB and carries version number R730TUVU1AOL3, but don’t let its size fool you as the firmware includes some major battery life optimizations, in addition to the usual plethora of bug fixes and speed optimizations.

Vodafone UK now rolling out Wi-Fi calling update for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

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Vodafone UK has started pushing out a rather unexpected update to all its carrier-branded models of the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge located in the United Kingdom. This upgrade carries support for the operator’s fairly new Wi-Fi calling service, which authorizes users to place calls via the Internet when they have no cellular signal without incurring any extra charges.

Rogers to distribute Marshmallow update for the LG G4 in late January

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Canadian carrier Rogers Wireless has today announced that it will initiate the rollout of the long-awaited Marshmallow update for the LG G4 in late January. In addition to bringing the latest build of the open-source operating system to the handset, the upgrade will also transport Google’s latest security patches which fix any critical issues that may otherwise have put user data at risk.