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Samsung Kitkat updates detailed, S3 not included

Samsung USA recently announced the list of handsets and tablets that are going to get the 4.4 KitKat update and now a Polish blogger has confirmed the details for other countries including the UK. There are 11 phones and 6 tablets on the list: The phones: Samsung Galaxy …

Sony expands Jelly Bean roll-out to more devices

Last week we brought you the news that the Sony Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra were starting to receive their Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update. Well, today Sony have announced that the update is coming to a number of other devices. If you’re the owner of an Xperia …

Android 4.3 with Sense 5.5 comes to the HTC One mini

HTC is continuing to keep their promise of providing updates to their recent handsets with an over the air (OTA) update to the HTC One mini. Android 4.3 improvements are well documented; the update includes improved multi-tasking, music player improvements and an updated user interface. However, the big …

Update to 2013 Nexus 7, to fix touchscreen issues

Google is today pushing out its first post-release update for the 2013 Nexus 7. Google’s Paul Wilcox confirmed on the company’s product forums that new firmware is indeed rolling out to fix touchscreen sensitivity issues reported by some Nexus 7 owners: As a couple of you have mentioned, …

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 3G update to 4.2.2 roll out has started

Are you an S-Pen pusher scribbling away on your Galaxy Note 8 with 3G connectivity? Well you lucky blighters will be receiving your update to Android 4.2.2 very soon. The roll-out has started in Germany and is expected to spread through Europe over the next few days. Along …

Sony Xperia Tablet Z LTE getting Android 4.2.2 update now

In a highly skilled piece of coordination, Sony have released the Android 4.2.2 update for the Sony Xperia Tablet Z on the same day as we’ve given away two cases for said tablet! Owners started reporting the update rolling out earlier today, but as yet it only seems …

Android 4.3 causes big problems on some Nexus 4 phones

Android 4.3 hasn’t been the most well received update ever; some calling it pointless and others claiming no benefits whatsoever. Well, things are just getting worse as more and more users are reporting that it’s causing major problems on their Nexus 4 handsets. Over on the Google support …

Nokia Lumia 920, 820, and 620 updates rolling out

Nokia have announced that the Lumia 920, 820 and 620 will all be receiving updates in the near future. There has been no word on updates to the Lumia 520 or 720, but considering they were only recently released you’d hope they wouldn’t need updating yet! The Lumia …

Ice Cream Sandwich Update for Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro

Little qwerty slider phones are few and far between these days, and what better choice than a Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro? Well… a Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro running Ice Cream Sandwich, of course! It’s been announce on the official Sony forum that the Mini Pro is …

Should we be kept updated?

I was listening to a podcast the other day, and they had a featured discussion on software updates, and whether or not as consumers, we should expect device manufacturers to update our devices during their lives. I think the answer to this is a resounding yes! I work …