Tag Archives: Update

Both AT&T And T-Mobile Galaxy S 4s Getting OTA Updates

Two Samsung Galaxy S 4 models are getting updates today, namely the AT&T and the T-Mobile models. Both updates are fairly small OTA updates that will not change the Android version from 4.2.2, but it’s still nice to get some support so early on. The AT&T model gets an update that’s only 21MB and brings the software version up to I337UCUAMDL. There… Read more

Nook HD And HD+ Getting Official Google Play Support Via OTA

The Nook series of tablets are very similar to the Kindle series, because they both have very deeply customized UIs with custom app stores. They’re Android tablets only because they run Android, not because they even resemble Android anymore. So while they were great deals for the hardware, it was hard to justify the purchase because of the software…. Read more

Carbon Backup Renamed To Helium, App Updated

You may remember that Koush released an app called Carbon a while ago. It was an app that could backup your phone’s data, with or without root. That was the unique selling point: you did not need root to do a backup. However, it seems that Koush ran into some trademark issues, because the app has been renamed to Helium. We can’t say that it’s a worse… Read more

Google Adds Remote Desktop Control To Hangouts

Going to someone’s house just to fix their desktop being rotated 90 degrees isn’t easy or convenient. Sometimes you want to do it from your own home. And using programs like LogMeIn (which I have used in the past) isn’t always the easiest ordeal, especially the first time. Well Google has updated Hangouts with a remote desktop feature! If you want… Read more

Official Twitter App Updated, This Time With Action Overflow

Yes, the day has finally come. Recently, the official Twitter for Android app was updated with the Holo UI. However, it was missing one big thing: an action overflow button, better known as a menu button at the top. This meant that settings were only accessible in the last tab on every device, and HTC users had to suffer through having a giant black… Read more

Google Play Bans Apps From Updating Outside Of The Play Store

In light of recent events, Google has updated its Play Store policies. As you can see below, app developers are no longer allowed to update their apps in a way that’s not through the Play Store. This is under “Dangerous Products” and basically tries to keep things safe. If an app that follows all Play Store restrictions updates itself outside of the… Read more