Stamina Mode is a feature that used to be offered on Sony handsets. When the feature was activated, unauthorized applications couldn’t run in the background and sync with servers, providing a significant chunk of battery and data savings to the user. Since it was interfering with the Doze mode in Android 6.0 Marshmallow, Sony removed it from the early Marshmallow builds for its devices, but it has found a way […]
It is always nice to see our devices receive the latest (and presumably, the greatest as well) software updates from a mobile carrier or from the hardware manufacturer, and hence, we are pleased as punch to mention that the Lenovo A7000 (the first Dolby Atmos smartphone) has already started to pick up the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. Of course, not only will the handset’s operating system version get bumped up […]
The Priv is BlackBerry’s first Android-powered handset, it came with Android 5.0 Lollipop preinstalled, and now it’s ready to run Marshmallow. A few days back the company opened up a beta testing program for this update for Priv owners and today it’s rolling out the first Priv Marshmallow update beta to testers. The beta test will aid BlackBerry in ironing out any bugs in the software before it releases Marshmallow […]
Acer today announced the Iconia Tab 10, it’s a relatively affordable tablet that’s powered by Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The tablet is aimed at customers who don’t want to spend too much on a slate but would like to have the latest software available to them. Those who are looking for a more powerful tablet that can get more work done will have to look elsewhere.
Last week, we did bring you word that T-Mobile’s LG V10 smartphone would be on the receiving end of the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update some time later this week – and it seems that the folks over at T-Mobile have kept to their words, straight and true like an arrow, which would certainly make owners of the LG V10 happy as they get to indulge in a similar operating system […]
Google may have released Android 6.0 Marshmallow last year but it’s yet to arrive for a lot of devices, particularly those that are locked to carriers. Even as Google gears up to launch the next big Android update in the coming weeks, carriers and OEMs are still scrambling to get Marshmallow out the door as users get anxious. Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge users on T-Mobile will appreciate that […]
Galaxy S6 Edge+ owners on Verizon will be delighted to find out that Big Red has started rolling out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for this handset. Users have been waiting for months to get a taste of Marshmallow and at least that dream has come true for Galaxy S6 Edge+ owners on Verizon. The carrier has also released a minor update for the Galaxy Note 5 today.
Folks who own the LG V10 on T-Mobile will be interested to find out that they will soon receive the much-awaited Android 6.0 Marshmallow update on their handset. The update has already been released for the international version of this device and Verizon sent it out to users just last week. It has been confirmed that T-Mobile is going to release the update for the V10 next week.
Not too long ago, we did bring you word on how the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update had gone global for the Samsung Galaxy S5. Well, this time around, we will focus our attention on the Samsung Galaxy Note series – not the upcoming Note6 as rumored, but rather, an older version – the Samsung Galaxy Note4, to be exact. It looks like the international model of the Galaxy Note4 will […]
BlackBerry had confirmed back when it launched the Priv that it would upgrade its first Android handset to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The company has been very quick in getting the latest security patches out for its first Android device and it acknowledges that many of its users have been asking for the Marshmallow update. Today, the BlackBerry Priv Marshmallow beta program has gone live, the company is inviting Priv owners […]
The BlackBerry PRIV is certainly one beautiful handset when it was first introduced last year, and to make it all the more memorable, it proved to be the first mainstream device from BlackBerry that did not run on the company’s very own BlackBerry OS, but rather, relied on the Android mobile operating system from Google. It was somewhat akin to a Mac that ran Microsoft’s Office suite all those years […]
It was not too long ago that OnePlus began to kick off its soak tests of updating to Android 6.0 Marshmallow for the OnePlus 2 (aka the 2016 flagship killer), hoping that in the soak test, the limited number of users exposed to the Marshmallow build will be able to keep a keen eye out for bugs and the ilk. It looks as though the time for soak tests are […]
It looks like those who happen to be rocking to the Huawei Honor 7 smartphone over in the European Union (EU) have started to receive a taste of what Android 6.0 Marshmallow is all about, as the company from China has already made an announcement concerning the update’s release over on Twitter.
You know what they say – better late than never. We do know that Samsung introduced the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update for the masses last week, except that the release was limited only to those living in South Korea and are rocking to the Samsung Galaxy S5 on LG Uplus. Well, the local release has turned global, as this 2014 flagship smartphone has started to receive the same update in […]
It has been a few months since Google released Android 6.0 Marshmallow and OEMs are just now gradually starting to release the update for their compatible handsets. It’s common for users to have to wait a few months for major Android updates to arrive so this is nothing new. Sprint customers will be happy to find out that the carrier has released Marshmallow for the Galaxy Note 5 today.
LG V10 owners have a new software update to look forward to today and it’s one that many of them might have been waiting for a very long time. Verizon has updated its support page for the handset to confirm that it’s going to roll out Android 6.0 Marshmallow for the LG V10 today. The Marshmallow update for this handset brings several new features and improvements.
Many Samsung devices compatible with Marshmallow have still not been updated to Marshmallow. The problem is compounded when it comes to carrier locked devices since the updates then have to go through a lengthy certification and testing process before they’re released by carriers. T-Mobile customers can rest a bit easy knowing that their carrier has now started testing Marshmallow for Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge.
It has been a few months since Google released Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Many OEMs have still not updated their flagship handsets to the new firmware let alone older devices that are eligible to receive this update. It’s a slow process and Android owners are having to wait for months to get this update. Samsung has finally started rolling out the much-awaited update for the Galaxy S5.
If you happen to be rocking to a Samsung Galaxy Note5 from Verizon Wireless, then this bit of news is definitely for you. It looks like owners of the handset from Verizon should ready themselves to pick up the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow carrier update, which would mean all of the latest Marshmallow features such as the battery-saving Doze mode will be part of the deal, and Verizon does not […]
If you happen to live in the Land of the Rising Sun, then you would be pleased to know that Sony has started to introduce the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for not only one device, but the whole range of Xperia Z5 devices over there. In other words, the Sony Xperia Z5, Sony Xperia Z5 Compact, and Sony Xperia Z5 Premium would be picking up this latest Android update.