RIM Pushing Software Update to 9800 Torch
Research In Motion today said that it is offering a software update for the Blackberry 9800 Torch. According to RIM, the update improves the speed and performance of the browser; improves responsiveness after unlocking; speeds up application launch, exit and switching times; helps the home screen render transitions faster; renders thumbnails faster in the media gallery; improves email application performance; and makes improvements to the Torch's audio quality. The software is being pushed out over the air over the course of the next few weeks, though it is also available for manual download.
BlackBerry Delivers Significant Update to Priv and DTEK50
BlackBerry today began rolling out a series of software updates to its Android-based handsets, the Priv and DTEK50. The upgraded software adds new features and improves functionality across various apps.
Minor Update Bumps AT&T's HTC One to Android 4.4.4
AT&T today released a minor system update for the HTC One (M8). The software, which can be downloaded and installed over the air, updates the phone to Android 4.4.4 KitKat and makes a handful of improvements.
Snapchat 2.0 Features Refreshed Chat Tools
Snapchat today pushed up a major update to its service that improves the app's ability to handle messages, photos, and videos. Snapchat now lets users transition between these ways of communication with a simpler user interface, and allows people to send videos or audio snippets even when recipients aren't online.
BlackBerry Pushing Maintenance Update to Priv
BlackBerry today said Priv owners can download and install a system update that improves the performance and security of the Android-based slider. BlackBerry says the refreshed OS should deliver smoother performance across the board with greater stability and fewer app crashes.