Samsung Galaxy S5 Starts Receiving Android Marshmallow Update

Samsung last month rolled out Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge premium smartphones. The South Korean company is now said to have started rolling out the Marshmallow update to the 2014 flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone. Many Samsung Galaxy S5 users in South Korea report (via Sammobile) they have started receiving the new update over-the-air (OTA). So far there has been no word from Samsung on the rollout of Marshmallow update for the Galaxy S5. We can expect the update to be available in more…

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Lenovo K3 Note Starts Receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update in India

Lenovo has started rolling out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for its K3 Note smartphone in India. The Chinese company confirmed the update via Twitter. The Marshmallow update is available via OTA (over-the-air) and is now being rolled out to Lenovo K3 Note smartphones in India. Users can manually check for the update via Settings > About Phone > System Update. The latest update bumps the software build to K50a40_S322_160314_ROW and is about 1.6GB in size. One of the biggest additions that the Marshmallow update for the K3 Note brings,…

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First Android N Update Starts Rolling Out With Fixes for Performance Issues

Google unveiled Android N last week with an early developer preview, and alongside introduced the Android Beta Program offering enthusiasts the chance to stay up-to-date with the latest pre-release builds of Android. Now, Google has started rolling out its first Android N update for Nexus devices enrolled in the Android Beta Program. The release was confirmed by Ian Lake, an Android Developer Advocate, on Google+. In his post on Thursday, Lake said, “If you’ve been doing N Dev Preview testing on a Nexus 5X, 6P, or 9, make sure to…

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HTC Desire Eye, One (E8), One (M8 Eye) Start Receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update

HTC has started pushing out Android 6.0 Marshmallow updates for its Desire Eye, One (E8), and One (M8 Eye) smartphones. The HTC Desire Eye users (via HTC Blog Italia) in Europe as well as users on AT&T will start receiving the over-the-air (OTA) update next week. The HTC One (E8) is currently only receiving the OTA Marshmallow update in China. The HTC One (M8 Eye) users in Europe and China are reporting about the new update for the handset. Unfortunately, there is no official changelog for the new Marshmallow updates…

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Chrome Update Ensures Attackers Won’t Be Able to Hide Malicious Extensions

A recent change made to Google Chrome has many users anxious. Many people aren’t able to piece together why Chrome is showing them icons for all of their installed extensions. For those who are looking for an answer as well, fret not, it is just a security measure from Google. Originally planned last year, Google last week flipped the switch on an update that puts all of the extension icons to the right of the omnibar. Furthermore, these extensions also show up in the Chrome Menu (which opens when you…

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Windows 10 Update Brings New Features, Wider Language Support to Cortana

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 update, which was seeded to Insiders on the “fast ring” last week, aims to enhance the capabilities of Cortana. The company’s digital personal assistant now supports three more languages, making it functional in 14 languages in total. The Redmond, Washington-based company last week released Windows 10 build 14279 which, among other things, adds support for Spanish (Mexico), Portuguese (Brazil), and French (Canada) languages to Cortana. A new feature introduced to it allows Cortana to remember pieces of information even if you haven’t provided it with a…

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