Google has today updated its official Maps for Android application in India. In terms of added functionality, this upgrade brings support for live traffic information in the following cities: Kolkata, Coimbatore, Lucknow, Surat, Thiruvananthapuram, Indore, Ludhiana, Visakhapatnam, Nagpur, Kochi, Madurai and Bhopal.
Google appears to be ready to drop a new version of Google Drive for Android devices taking the app to version 2.2.233 that includes a few features that users will likely appreciate. In recent updates Google has added support for features like drag and drop support for files and Chromecast support. These latest enhancements may not garner headlines like those changes, but they will make the app a lot easier to use for many people. The new Google Drive app has revised the menu when multiple files are selected to make it easy to download or share them. The update also improves the process used to share a file with collaborators. Read more
LG Hellas and O2 UK have both taken to their Facebook accounts to confirm rumors that L is not planning to roll out the long-awaited Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update to the G4. The handset will, instead, remain on Android 5.1.
Earlier this week, Samsung France took to its official Twitter account to confirm that it will begin pushing out the much-anticipated Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update to all unlocked variants of the Galaxy Alpha in Europe next month.
David Schuster, Senior Director of Software Product Management at Motorola Mobility, has taken to his Google+ page to share a statement on the progress of the long-awaited Android 5.1 update for the Droid Turbo.
If you cast your mind back to April, you may remember that T-Mobile briefly started rolling out the long-awaited Lollipop update to all its carrier-branded variants of the LG G3 located in the United States. Sadly, the operator was forced to pull the upgrade for reasons unknown.
Earlier today, Desmond Smith, Senior Product Manager at T-Mobile, announced on his personal Twitter account that the Lollipop update (software version D8512oe) has received re-approval and should start rolling out again in the not-too-distant future.
Ready for some new features to spice up your Snapchat selfies this week? The app’s been updated with a few new tricks and a very useful new authentication method.
The biggest change is the ability to switch between cameras while you’re shooting a video; double tapping the screen will alternate between your front and rear cameras, making it much easier to record something and still somehow work your face into the video. It’s really what we all needed. Read more
Google is getting ready to start rolling out a new update to Google Maps, bumping it up to version 9.10, that brings some minor changes to several existing features and adds information on car rental bookings. An early look at the APK reveals updates to the photo gallery view, the Your Places screen, and some tweaks to the Settings available. Read more
Verizon has begun rolling out a firmware update for all its carrier-branded models of the Galaxy S6 Edge located in the United States. The upgrade doesn’t bring much in terms of added functionality. Well, in fact, it doesn’t bring anything at all. It merely transports a fix for the extremely irritating auto-rotation bug that many early adopters have been experiencing for a while now.
Sony may be laying off almost half of its Swedish workforce, but that doesn’t appear to be impacting the Japanese company’s plans to provide timely firmware updates to its Xperia Z series of smartphones. The Xperia Z1 handset began receiving its share of the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop goodness a few days ago, and now Sony has announced that it plans to begin rolling out Android 5.1 from July onwards. Read more