T-Mobile’s Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge get minor software update with improved battery life

Samsung_Galaxy_S6_Edge_Front_Top_Samsung_Logo_TAT-Mobile’s Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge are both receiving a minor software update that brings some performance tweaks and battery improvements. No new features or other software, unfortunately, but with battery life being one of the top complaints about the S6 and its curved counterpart, any extra juice Samsung can squeeze out of it through software optimization is welcome. Read more

NVIDIA’s now rolling out the Android 5.1 update for the Tegra Note 7

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Owner’s of the Tegra Note 7 are in for a little treat this morning as NVIDA has just started rolling out the long-awaited Android 5.1 update to all models of the slate located in the United States.

As far as added functionality goes, this upgrade transports the latest build of the operating system to the tablet, in addition to a truckload of bug fixes and stability improvements.

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NVIDIA SHIELD Portable gets Android 5.1, Chromecast support, and more

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A software update is rolling out right now to the SHIELD Portable that includes the latest version of Android, Chromecast support, and the removal of select apps and games. Despite the SHIELD set-top box becoming NVIDIA’s go-to device, the company has not completely abandoned its handheld game console. The device is seemingly still relevant enough for NVIDIA to provide it with Android 5.1 Lollipop and Chromecast support. The latter, though, has resulted in NVIDIA ending Miracast support.

This is the SHIELD Portable’s first software update in almost six months.

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Dell Venue 8 7840 sees the arrival of Android 5.1 Lollipop

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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.

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Samsung starts rolling out Lollipop update for the Note 4 in Chile, Colombia and Uruguay

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Samsung is currently rolling out the much-anticipated Lollipop update to all unlocked variants of the Galaxy Note 4 located in Chile, Colombia and Uruguay. As far as added functionality goes, this upgrade transports Android 5.0.2 to the handset, in addition to a truckload of bug fixes and stability improvements.

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