Microsoft Resumes Delivery of WP7 Update to Samsung Phones
Microsoft announced in a blog post that it has resumed pushing the WP7 system update to devices made by Samsung. The update, which prepares the device for the a much bigger update scheduled for later this year, was pulled by Microsoft after it bricked a number of Samsung devices. Microsoft says it was able to locate and solve the problem that prevented some phones from updating properly. Users will receive a message when their phone is ready for the update.
Microsoft Selling Customized Variants of Samsung Galaxy S9
Microsoft has added the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ to its online store. The devices are pre-configured with Microsoft apps and services.
Microsoft Pushing Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update
Microsoft today made the Windows 10 Anniversary update available to devices running Windows 10 Mobile. The update is the first major improvement to the Windows 10 platform.
Microsoft Says Older Phones Won't Get Windows 10 Until 2016
Microsoft today said owners of handsets running Windows Phone 8 / 8.1 will have to wait a bit longer to receive Windows 10. The update was originally expected to arrive this month, but Microsoft has now delayed the rollout.
Samsung Halts Galaxy S8 Oreo Update Due to Reboot Bug
Samsung has pulled the Android 8 Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 after users reported random reboots. "Following a limited number of cases where Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices have rebooted unexpectedly with the Android 8.0 Oreo, we have temporarily stopped the rollout of the update," said Samsung in a statement provided to SamMobile.