T-Mobile Issues Firmware Update for HTC G1
T-Mobile officially acknowledged that it is pushing out maintenance release version 1.1 / RC33 to the HTC G1 phone over the air. Users can expect their phones to update sometime in the next two weeks. The update brings new features and bug fixes. The three new features are Google's Voice Search, which lets users speak search queries rather than type them, Google's new Latitude friend-finding features, and the ability to save pictures from MMS messages to the phone's memory. Firmware 1.1 / RC33 is not associated with "Cupcake".
BlackBerry Makes BBM Privacy Features Free
BBM users now have more control over their messages thanks to an update BlackBerry made available to Android, BlackBerry, and iOS devices. All three platforms now have unlimited use of the Retract and Timer features.
Google Search Speaks More than One Language at a Time
Google has improved the multilingual capabilities of its voice search feature. The latest version of Google Search allows users to speak up to five different languages without requiring that they change the settings each time.
Google Now On Tap Lets You Search Selected Text and Images
Google today announced an update to its Now On Tap feature for devices running Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Moving forward, users will be able to highlight the exact set of text they'd like to search via Now On Tap.
HTC 10 Picks Up Security Update, Bug Fix
HTC has begun pushing a minor update to unlocked variant of the HTC 10 smartphone. According to the change log, the update adds the latest security patches, fixes some bugs, and improves system stability.
Pebble Expands Its Wearables' Features with Fresh Firmware
Pebble today improved its smartwatch platform with more health and fitness features. The expanded toolset is being made available through a firmware update for the Pebble Time-series watches as well as the accompanying Pebble app for Android and iOS smartphones.
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