Google is currently rolling out a Chrome Beta application over-the-air update for Mac, Linux, Windows and Chrome OS. In terms of added functionality, this upgrade brings support for desktop push notifications, as well as compatibility for ES6 Classes.
Samsung is now pushing out the long-awaited Lollipop update to all unlocked models of the Galaxy S4 located in France. The 729.59MB, upgrade which carries version number 7.18.531.2, transports the latest build of the Android operating system to the handset, in addition to a handful of bug fixes, stability improvements and speed optimizations.
If you’re the owner of a Nexus 6, you’ve probably been watching some of the older Nexus devices getting updates taking them to Android 5.1 and wondering, hey, what about me? Fret not, as it seems that the all-important update is set to hit your device later today, according to Sprint at least on its Nexus 6 support page.
As the smartwatch battlefield heats up with the entry of a new player in Apple’s Watch product, sources inside Google shared a little bit about the roadmap for Android Wear and its next version. According to these sources, Google is ready to enable WiFi support on Android Wear devices. This could make the devices marginally more useful for users. Currently, a Bluetooth connection to another Android device is required for users to get notifications or user Google Now. With the WiFi support, users could roam a little further from their other connected devices. Most Android Wear smartwatches already include WiFi hardware so they should benefit from this change.
The popular photo editing app, VSCO Cam, has been updated to version 3.2 and brings forth a couple of new features and updates. The biggest update to mention would be the ability to copy and paste edits that you have made to a photo and apply it to any other photo that you wish. This new feature should be a godsend to avid VSCO users as editing a large batch of photos could be made easier and quicker.
The update also includes TIFF image import and various performance improvements such as editing times. QR code and a download link will be provided after the break!
Samsung has now started pushing out the long-awaited Lollipop update to all unlocked models of the Galaxy S5 Active located in Nordic countries. The 1.4GB upgrade is being distributed over-the-air and carries the latest build of the Android operating system to the handset, in addition to a handful of bug fixes, stability improvements and speed optimizations.
Upon weeks of beta testing the update, Sonos is officially updated to version 5.3 and is now live on the Google Play Store. The update fixes what was wrong with the previous version and improves upon it. Room control should be a lot easier, moving back and forth between screens is now easier, and the design of tablets has also been updated/improved. Here’s a couple easy tips for you to get used to the update:
- Three taps to party mode. Put the finishing touches on your party prep with a playlist to set the mood throughout the house. Use the new drop-down at the top center of our app to easily group or ungroup rooms in just a few taps.
- Retrace your steps. Change your mind on what you want to play? Swipe down to instantly go from Now Playing to browsing. To go back one step further to the menu, swipe right from the far left to view all of your music sources.
- Distractions welcome. If you want to go back to listen to a part you missed, the track progression bar is now more prominently displayed in your Now Playing screen, just below the album art. Drag it to whatever point in the song you want to play.
QR code and download link below.
Google has started rolling out an update to the Google Drive Android app that brings drag and drop functionality for moving files around. Previously users had to rely on drop-down menus. Once the new app is installed, users should be greeted by a new pop-up screen that explains how it works.