Samsung starts rolling out Lollipop update for the Galaxy S6 in Nordic countries

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Samsung is now rolling out the much-anticipated Lollipop update to all models of the Galaxy S6 located in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Sweden and Norway. As for as added functionality goes, this upgrade transports the latest build of the Android operating system to the handset, in addition to a truckload of bug fixes and stability improvements.

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Google adds path to send Google Maps directions from desktop to Android device

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Google seems to be working on a lot of small refinements to their apps lately to help make their use that much easier. A new update for Google Maps on the desktop works with the latest Google Maps update for Android devices to do that by easing the process of sharing directions you look up on the desktop to your Android device. Read more

New performance update comes to Verizon’s LG G3

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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.

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Samsung rolling out Android 5.1.1 for the S6 Edge in Algeria, Austria, Brazil, Croatia, Egypt and Germany

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Samsung has now started rolling out the Android 5.1.1 update to all unlocked variants of the Galaxy S6 Edge located in Algeria, Austria, Brazil, Croatia Egypt and Germany. As for as added functionality goes, this upgrade transports the latest build of the Android operating system to the handset, in addition to a truckload of bug fixes and stability improvements.

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Facebook News Feed update to restore tiny bit of control to users

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Savvy Facebook users are aware that the social media giant has been working to control how the News Feed appears to end users for some time now. For users who are not happy with how Facebook decides to curate the News Feed, tweaking it to their own liking has been a frustrating experience. However, acknowledging that “you’re the only one who truly knows what is most meaningful to you” Facebook has announced some new ways to control the News Feed. Read more

WhatsApp brings several features to web version of the communication platform

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Earlier this week reports surfaced about some Facebook inspired changes coming to the WhatsApp app on mobile devices. The WhatsApp development team has been busy on other areas of the platform including the backend which is affecting the web interface. The impact for users will be more flexibility in managing conversations and profiles without having to use their smartphones. Read more