Tag Archives: software

Microsoft announces Windows Phone 8.1 with Cortana digital assistant, new lock screens and more…

At its Build conference in Moscone Center today, Microsoft took the wraps off its next iteration of Windows Phone. Version 8.1 is coming shipped with plenty of much-needed features. Among the features is a new Lock Screen that’s customizable, “highly interactive and unique”. There’s also an “Action Center” which is essentially Microsoft’s version of the drop down notification center/drawer and Control Center found in Android and iOS. From here you can respond to … [read full article]

BlackBerry rolling out BB10 version 10.2.1 update, features new phone app

Although BlackBerry is losing some of its appeal, it still holds a loyal audience and I know there are a few you who use a Z10. Today, the company announced that it’s rolling out an update to BB10. Version 10.2.1 is being launched today internationally and has been designed to make the experience faster and easier, and features the following: Custom pinch gesture to filter messages in BlackBerry Hub. Filter can be set … [read full article]

HTC America President Says One Android 4.3 Update Coming Next Week

Earlier this month HTC teased the masses with a tweet on the Android 4.3 update for their flagship HTC One. The tweet, posted on October 2nd offered up a mid-October date for T-Mobile and now HTC is ready to make good on that timeframe. A tweet late yesterday from HTC America President Jason Mackenzie stated the T-Mobile update should release “by mid next week.” Of course Mackenzie prefaced that … [read full article]

HTC Confirms The One S Will No Longer Receive Android Updates

A sad day for HTC One S owners as the manufacturer confirms officially the device will no longer receive Android updates. In a statement issued to the press, HTC confirms the device will stick with Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean. All is not lost however as the HTC One S has a lively developer community actively promoting new ROMs and tweaks to help push the device into the future. Sure, we would love to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Rolls Out Carrier Update 14.2 For iOS Devices, Changes Unknown

T-Mobile iPhone owners take note as carrier update 14.2 has begun rolling out. The carrier settings are automatically updated and at least a few members of MacRumors forums have noticed slightly faster LTE speeds as a result. As it stands now, there’s no material on T-Mobile’s support site about the carrier update but we know that it exists and is now rolling out. Feel free to drop word below if you … [read full article]

(Updated With T-Mobile Statement) T-Mobile Forum Moderator Confirms Presence Of Carrier IQ Software In T-Mobile Smartphones

Update: T-Mobile has just emailed me a statement regarding Carrier IQ: “T-Mobile utilizes the Carrier IQ diagnostic tool to troubleshoot device and network performance with the goal of enhancing network reliability and our customers’  experience . T-Mobile does not use this diagnostic tool to obtain the content of text, email or voice messages, or the specific destinations of a customers’ internet activity, nor is the tool used for marketing purposes.” The last few … [read full article]