OxygenOS 2.1.4 update now available for the OnePlus One

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OnePlus has just released a brand new firmware update for the first-generation OnePlus One. Unfortunately, the software is not available via OTA (Over The Air) — so the only way to get your mitts on the upgrade is to manually flash it to your handset using the company’s desktop software. When doing this, it’s essential that you follow the instructions explicitly or you could risk losing your radio or IMEI.

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Honor kicks off registrations for Marshmallow beta test in the UK

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If you’re based in the United Kingdom and own either a Honor 4X, 6 or 6+, we have some rather exciting news we think you may like to hear. Honor, a subsidiary of Huawei, has today opened registrations for its Marshmallow beta for the aforementioned handsets, which means you could apply be one of a small group of people testing the firmware as it progresses through its development stages.

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HTC One M8 to get Marshmallow update over the UK in the next 48 hours, M9 update to follow shortly after

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One of the most frustrating things about owning an Android smartphone is waiting for it to be updated to the latest version, which, for the time being, is Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Some brands are better than others at updating their respective handsets, with some brands being particularly slow. Don’t worry Samsung, I’m not pointing any fingers. HTC, on the other hand, has begun pushing out the Marshmallow update to factory unlocked One M8 handsets in Asia and has now tweeted that the update will begin rolling out to M8 handsets in the UK in the next 48 hours.  Read more

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.

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