Verizon Begins Rolling Out HTC Droid DNA OTA Update

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Verizon Wireless is now beginning to roll out an over-the-air (OTA) software update for the HTC Droid DNA on its network. The update itself weighs in at about 100 MB so you can either check for it and download the update over a 4G LTE, 3G, or WiFi network. Though the update doesn’t bring any new features or […]

iOS 6.1 Upgrade Brings Exchange, Passcode Security Bugs

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Though the iOS 6.1 software update may have improved network connectivity for many users, the software isn’t without faults of its own as users are now reporting a number of new glitches that are showing up after they upgrade the firmware on their iPod Touch, iPhone, or iPad and iPad mini. One of them relates […]

No Windows Phone 7.8 Upgrade for Lumia 710 Owners on T-Mobile

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Users on T-Mobile who own a Nokia Lumia 710–released with Windows Phone 7–are now informed by the U.S. carrier that the smartphone will not be getting a software upgrade to Windows Phone 7.8. T-Mobile has yet to update its support site with the unfortunate news, but one person was able to get a response from […]

Nokia Italy Confirms Windows Phone 7.8 Coming This Month

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After a user had reached out on Twitter asking about the Windows Phone 7.8 software update for Windows Phone 7.5 devices, Nokia’s Italian arm had publicly responded saying that the update is coming ‘in a few days,’ promising that more details will follow. In the recent past, there have been talk that Nokia has been […]

AT&T’s Galaxy Note 2 Starts Getting Multi-Windows Update

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AT&T will be the fourth largest carrier in the U.S. to be pushing out a software update to its variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 that will deliver a split-screen Multi-Window view to the phablet, allowing the 5.5-inch Android device to run two apps simultaneously side-by-side. The Multi-Window view was launched natively on the […]

Microsoft to Patch Windows Phone 8 Rebooting Issue in December

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Just in times for the holidays, Microsoft will deploy an over-the-air software update for Windows Phone 8 devices to correct an early issue that caused some smartphones running the company’s mobile OS to randomly reboot. The patch is expected to be arriving sometime in December and Microsoft has confirmed that it had identified the problem […]

Nexus 7’s Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Update Delayed by Google

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Originally promised for a launch on October 29th for the Nexus 7, Google’s next-generation Android 4.2 Jelly Bean software update seems to have hit a snag as the tablet’s manufacturer, Asus, has confirmed that it is still waiting for Google to deliver the code to begin pushing out to consumers. According to Asus, the update […]

Google Updates Google TV With Access to Movies, Music, TV Shows

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Google has begun rolling out a software update for its Google TV technology, found within set top boxes and integrated in select TV sets, to give users access to more content. Specifically, the update now allows Google TV owners access to Google’s Play Store for movies, music, and TV shows. The over the air update […]

US Cellular Becomes Second U.S. Carrier to Support Google Wallet

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It looks like a recently released over the air update for the Samsung Galaxy S III on US Cellular has enabled Google Wallet functionality using the NFC radio inside that Android smartphone. As a result, US Cellular becomes the second U.S. carrier to support Google’s mobile wallet efforts, following national carrier Sprint. Rival national carriers […]

Motorola: No Android 4.0 Update for Atrix 4G, Photon 4G, Electrify Smartphones

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Motorola Mobility had released a statement with some bad news for owners of the Android-powered Motorola Atrix 4G (AT&T), Motorola Photon 4G (Sprint), and the Motorola Electrify smartphones. Those devices, unfortunately, would not be upgraded to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, though Motorola is committing to continue supporting those devices with maintenance updates to ensure […]

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Upgrade for Galaxy S III Coming for Samsung’s IFA Event

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With leaked testing builds of the Android 4.1 software and Samsung’s proprietary TouchWiz Nature UX for the Galaxy S III flagship smartphone floating out, it’s a matter of time before the company updates its smartphone. According to ‘sources familiar’ with the matter, speaking to Android Central, it appears that the Android 4.1 update will be released […]

T-Mobile Springboard 4G Tablet Getting Ice Cream Sandwich Update 8/15

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According to U.S. carrier T-Mobile USA, the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the T-Mobile Springboard 4G tablet will be rolling out as an over-the-air software update starting on August 15th. The Springboard 4G is made by Huawei and is a re-branded version of the Huawei MediaPad 7-inch. The update will not only bring […]

Sprint Scheduling OTA Software Update for Motorola Admiral

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The Motorola Admiral, which is capable of tapping into Sprint’s new push-to-talk Direct Connect standard, will be getting a software update for July 31st according to a leaked document. The update will be pushed to Motorola Admiral smartphones and users can install the update over the air. Along with a number of bug fixes, the […]

New OTA Update for International Galaxy S III Removes Universal Search

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Following updates for the U.S.-based AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon Wireless models of the flagship Galaxy S III smartphone, Samsung is also rolling out the same update to the international edition of the Galaxy S III for GSM networks. The update, which actually doesn’t add any new functionality or bug fixes to the smartphone, does the […]

Sprint, AT&T Galaxy S III Updated to Remove Universal Search

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In addition to working around the Galaxy Nexus ban as part of Apple’s lawsuit against rival Samsung, it appears that Samsung is preemptively trying not to upset the iPhone-maker with its own flagship Galaxy S III smartphone. The company had started issuing an update to remove universal search features on the Sprint Galaxy S III […]

As Galaxy S III Becomes Available on Sprint, a New Software Update Appears

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With Sprint’s Galaxy S III finally becoming available to hopeful customers who are awaiting Samsung’s third-generation flagship Android smartphone, the carrier is also pushing out the device’s first over-the-air software update. The update doesn’t bring any new features to the Galaxy S III, which operates now on Sprint’s CDMA/EVDO network and will be compatible with […]

Samsung Galaxy S III Gets First OTA Software Update

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Though Samsung had only launched its third-generation flagship Android smartphone recently, the Galaxy S III is already receiving its first firmware update over the air. The OTA update is starting to appear on user’s handsets and customers can download and install the update direct from their phones. GSM Arena is reporting that at this time, […]

Global Roaming Coming to Verizon’s Galaxy S III in the Future?

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While it’s still unclear why Verizon may be launching the Galaxy S III later than some of its rival U.S. carriers like T-Mobile USA and Sprint, Verizon’s Galaxy S III, which will work on the carrier’s CDMA and 4G LTE network will be getting a software update in the future to unlock some features that […]