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  1. Android News

    Verizon's LG G Pad X8.3 is now getting Android Marshmallow

    Verizon's LG G Pad X8.3 is due for a Marshmallow update, and it's getting one today. VK81522A is the software version you'll be looking for. The update brings Marshmallow's best features, including Doze Mode, Google Now on Tap, refined permissions and more.
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 5 gets May security patch in India

    Samsung has started pushing the May security patch to the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 in India. The update is 359.77MB large and comes in as version N920GDDU2BPD3. Samsung didn't have many other notable changes other than unnamed bug fixes and performance improvements.
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    T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7's May security update enables FM Radio

    Security updates are usually uneventful, but T-Mobile Galaxy S7 users are in for a treat with May's update. Alongside the security fixes, the update enables FM Radio functionality. This is likely to be controlled by a new system app. It's common for devices to have dormant FM Radios that the...
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    T-Mobile's LG G3 is getting upgraded to Marshmallow today

    T-Mobile's LG G3 is now getting a full rollout of Marshmallow. It'll arrive as build D85130d. The update brings Marshmallow features such as Doze Mode and Google Now on Tap, but also includes improvements for WiFi calling.
  5. Android News

    European HTC 10 gets a quick maintenance update ahead of launch

    The European HTC 10 seems to be getting a quick pre-launch update. It weighs in at 85MB, and aside from usual improvements and bug fixes, HTC noted in the camera and WiFi departments. The update arrives as version 1.30.401..
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 4 gets May security patch in India

    It was only 4 days ago that the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 in India received the April security patch. Today, it's receiving another security patch for May. No other changes were mentioned aside from unknown performance improvements. The patch is around 378MB large.
  7. Android News

    T-Mobile and AT&T LG G3 start receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow

    It seems LG's G3 devices are starting to get a Marshmallow upgrade at AT&T and T-Mobile. T-Mobile users can grab the update right now by using the LG Bridge program for PC, but AT&T customers will seemingly have to rely on an OTA notification before pulling it down.
  8. Android News

    Samsung Galaxy A8 gets security updates in Europe

    The Samsung Galaxy A8 is receiving a security update this month. The patch is for the latest security updates issued in April. The model number will be A800FXXU1APD1, though you will only see the update if you have an unlocked model or one from Vodafone right now. Others will have to wait a bit.
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    Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact gets Marshmallow update

    Sony has started sending the update to Android Marshmallow over the air to its Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact. The update bumps the build number to 23.5.A.0.570 and upgrades the tablet straight to Android 6.0.1.
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    LG Class (aka LG Zero) gets Marshmallow in South Korea

    LG is rolling out Marshmallow to one of their mid-tier handsets. The update is headed out to the LG Class in South Korea, a device which you might know as the LG Zero. Alongside Marshmallow-specific features, the update optimizes the device's stand-by endurance by limiting data consumption...
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    Blackberry PRIV is now receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow

    The Blacberry PRIV is now receiving its Marshmallow update. Beta versions for the device have been in the works for a few weeks now. The upgrade is heading out to ShopBlackberry devices today, with carrier versions getting it May 3rd. There are a lot of new changes including improved keyboard...
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    Samsung Galaxy A3 gets security update in Europe

    The Samsung Galaxy A3 is now receiving the latest security patch in Europe. It's firmware version XXU1BPC2, and those with the device can find it by heading to Settings > About Device > Software Update.
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    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 gets Android 6.0.1 in Germany

    Samsung has started rolling out the Android 6.0.1 update to the Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 in Germany. You'll be looking for firmware T815XXU2BPD6. You can check for it manually by heading into the Settings » About device » Software update menu.
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    T-Mobile Blackberry PRIV users will get Marshmallow beta within 24 hours

    Blackberry has confirmed that T-Mobile PRIV owners who signed up for the Marshmallow beta will start receiving invites within 24 hours. As for those already in the beta with other models, a new update is heading out starting today. Blackberry didn't detail which changes they made in the update.
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    NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV update brings virtual mouse support and March security patch

    The NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV is getting an update today. The update brings optimization for new games, as well as the March security patch. They've also added a new feature that lets you use the right analog stick of the controller as a mouse.
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    NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet K1 update brings it to Android 6.0.1, support for Vulkan API included

    The NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet K1 is now getting an upgrade. It goes from Android 6.0 to 6.0.1, and also brings the Vulkan API which allows games to access a device's GPU more efficiently.
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    Nexus April Security Update OTA links all in one place

    Still haven't received your April security update on your Nexus device? You can get OTA links or all the Nexus devices all in one place. These files differ from factory images in that they allow you to update to the newest build without having to wipe any files.
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    Blackberry PRIV's Marshmallow beta is starting to rollout to initial testers

    Folks who signed up to be in the Blackberry PRIV Marshmallow beta and were accepted in the first group of testers have reason to be excited today. Blackberry is starting to push the first update out. Remember that a larger group of testers will be let in on the beta after 4-8 weeks.
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    T-Mobile Galaxy S6, S6 Edge get Android 6.0.1 Marshmalllow

    T-Mobile has started pushing out the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. The update is about 1.2GB in size and is known as versions G920TUVU3EPD1 and G925TUVU3EPD1 for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, respectively.
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    Verizon Note 5 gets maintenance upgrade, S6 Edge+ gets Marshmallow

    Verizon has issued some updates to the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+. The Note 5 is getting fixes for WiFi dropping out, while the S6 Edge+ gets a big upgrade to Android 6.0 Marshmallow, which also includes the new Edge panel features Samsung debuted with the Galaxy S7 Edg.
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    ASUS Zenfone 2 Laser and ASUS Zenfone Zoom get big maintenance updates

    ASUS is updating the Zenfone 2 Laser and Zenfone Zoom with pretty big changelogs. The changelogs are only so big because ASUS saw fit to list nearly every bug and improvement they've addressed, whereas others are content with "bug fixes and performance improvements." Still, there are some...
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    OnePlus One's Marshmallow update enters final testing phase

    The OnePlus One has entered into its final testing phase for Android 6.0 Marshmallow. We still don't get a solid ETA, but it's said the update will be out "very soon."
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    Verizon LG G5 update brings improved WiFi calling

    The Verizon LG G5 is getting a quick update today. Coming in as version VS98711A, the update doesn't appear to be much more than a quick maintenance update. The main change was an improvement for WiFi calling.
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    Sony SmartWatch 3 is getting Android Marshmallow update

    Sony's SmartWatch 3 was the lone Android Wear device left out of the Marshmallow parade, but now it's finally getting the update. It's said the update will roll out to select users over the course of a week, after which a full widespread OTA will commence.
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    OnePlus X gets OxygenOS 2.1.1 update

    OnePlus has started rolling out OxygenOS 2.2.1 for the OnePlus X today. The update is mostly a bug fixer, but also brings the latest security patches.