HTC Thunderbolt Update Squashes Bugs
Verizon Wireless has made a system software update available to the HTC Thunderbolt that resolves a significant number of bugs. According to the changelog published by Verizon, the update improves data connectivity, reduces the number of system crashes/reboots, improves Bluetooth discovery, improves the call history options, offers a tabbed main menu, and enables the people search function. It will also add a number of Verizon-branded V CAST applications. The update does not bring the Thunderbolt to Android 2.3 Gingerbread, and it disables the free mobile hotspot feature. The update is free. Users can follow the directions on Verizon's support site to access the update.
More Carriers and Phone Makers Agree to Adopt Google's RCS-Based 'Android Messages' Service
Google today said more wireless network operators and handset manufacturers will use Android Messages, its RCS-based messaging service, as the default SMS/MMS tool on their phones. (Android Messages was previously known as Google Messenger.) Some of the features of RCS, which is a global standard, include group chat, high-resolution photo sharing, advanced calling features, and read receipts.
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.
HTC Offering Camera Improvements to AT&T One M9
HTC is pushing out a system update to AT&T's version of the One M9 that improves performance of the camera. In addition to the camera, the update also fixes bugs and resolves some overheating issues.
Verizon's Moto Z Droid Scores Security Update
Verizon Wireless has begun distributing a minor system update to the Motorola Moto Z Droid and Moto Z Force Droid. According to the change log, the update applies the most recent security patch (Jan.
Verizon Delivering Lollipop to HTC One M8
Verizon Wireless is now pushing Android 5.0 Lollipop to the HTC One M8. In addition to the new operating system, the update enables Band 4 roaming and improves the three-way calling feature.
July 8/9 update fixes connectivity
I did not have reboot problems before; however, I did have connectivity problems where 4G and 3G connections stopped working randomly throughout the day. I rarely used the hotspot since my connectivity was not dependable.
Have not had connectivity problems. My Facebook app still loads and works after this July 8/9 update. There may be better radio management which could lead to better battery life.
I'll post again.
Free WiFi Hotspot
after the update:
Gotta pay for it.
now the people are informed.
It messed up my Facebook App
poor verizon customers
I can imagine the TB owners are just filled with joy at even more bloatware on their devices.
No more FREE MOBILE HOT SPOT
Improved data connectivity.
Enhanced Call History view.
Reduced number of device power cycles and resets.
Improved Bluetooth Discovery Mode pop-up window.
View App Menu in tabbed layout.
People search function enabled.
Backup Assistant has been added to the All Apps menu.
Preloaded My Verizon, V CAST Music and V CAST Videos.
Desktop cradle App is now available, showing clock in landscape mode.
NY Times site has been added into the browser bookmarks.