Software Update from AT&T Adds Yellow Pages to GS5
AT&T today said owners of the Samsung Galaxy S5 can expect to see a small update hit their device in the coming days. The sole purpose of the update is to push AT&T's Yellow Pages application to the device, as well as AT&T's Find My Phone. The Find My Phone app includes several useful features, such finding a lost phone on a map, remotely locking a lost phone, and ringing a lost phone. Both apps are free, and cannot be removed once installed.
Most US Galaxy Note8 Owners Receiving Android 8 Oreo
Samsung's U.S. carrier partners are rolling out Android 8 Oreo to the Galaxy Note8 handset.
Google Updates, Renames Android Device Manager
Google today updated its Android Device Manager application. The app has a fresh design and, more importantly, a new name.
Google Simplifies Searching For Lost Phones
Google today made improvements to its My Accounts tool that should help people better manage their Google settings as well as their smartphone. Users can now access their account by saying, "Ok Google, show me my Google account" into the Google Search app.
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+ Earn Updates from Verizon
Verizon Wireless has made system updates available for the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+. The update for the Note 5 resolves several issues that were introduced when the device was updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
Software Update Lets Galaxy S8, S8+ and Note8 Owners Disable Bixby Home Button
Owners of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note8 smartphones can now modify the behavior of their handset's dedicated Bixby button. The hardware key, located on the left edge of the phone, automatically calls up Bixby Home with a short press or Bixby Voice with a long press.