Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) starts getting Nougat update

Shortly after doing it for the Galaxy A7 (2017), Samsung has now started pushing out the Nougat update to the Galaxy A5 (2017). Weighing in at around 1.3GB, the update is currently hitting units in Russia. As for changes included, the list is similar to the one for Galaxy A7 (2017), meaning things like refreshed UI, quick setting buttons, […]

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Asus ZenFone 3 Max (ZC520TL) gets Nougat update

Asus has started pushing out a new update its Zenfone 3 Max smartphone with model number ZC520TL. Arriving as version 14.01.1705.23, the update bumps the Android OS version to Nougat (7.0). Aside from the new OS version, the official release notes also mention the following change: “update regulatory information.” This roll out comes a month after […]

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ZTE pushes an update for the Quartz smartwatch

The Quartz is ZTE’s first attempt at Android Wear 2.0 wearable. It was launched earlier this year, and the company taking good care of its security. ZTE pushed an update which brings some major fixes to the Quartz’ software. According to the release notes, the update includes Google security patches, Bluetooth connectivity and sync enhancements, […]

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WordPress 4.7 Reaches 10 Million Downloads, Releases New Security and Maintenance Update

Just a little over a month after its release, WordPress version 4.7 has been downloaded over 10 million times, according to the official WordPress.org blog. WordPress Version 4.7 was released to the public on December 6, 2016. WordPress 4.7 “Vaughan” WordPress 4.7, nick-named “Vaughan” in honor of legendary American jazz vocalist Sarah “Sassy” Vaughan, made significant […]

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Apple iMessage Update Lets You Send Payments, Edit Photos, More

Until very recently, the thought of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) ever opening its applications like other companies for developers with APIs and SDKs wasn’t even contemplated. The company is notoriously protective of its platform, so when it announced third party developers would have access to several of its applications, including Messages, which is the company’s most used […]

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Apple Unveils iOS 10 Update with New 3D Touch Pop Ups, More

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced some updates to its mobile operating systems across the board during Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2016 recently. Those updates included some new features and a more open policy for app developers, which will hopefully bring more innovative solutions in the future. Since the mobile division is the bread and butter of the […]

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Android November Security Update Doesn’t Contain Fix for ‘Dirty COW’ Linux Flaw

Android November Security Update Doesn’t Contain Fix for ‘Dirty COW’ Linux Flaw HIGHLIGHTS November security update fixes 15 critical vulnerabilities Flaw was highlighted last month by Phil Oester Doesn’t leave any traces of exploitation behind Last month, Linux security researcher Phil Oester discovered that a nine-year-old Linux kernel flaw (CVE-2016-5195) dubbed ‘Dirty COW’ is seeing […]

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Angel Investments Update Since the Economic Downturn

Last year, I wrote a post that used data from the Center for Venture Research (CVR) at the University of New Hampshire to explore how angel investments have changed since the financial crisis and Great Recession. Now that the CVR has released its 2013 estimates of angel investing activity in the United States, I am […]

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