News tagged: Support
The Chinese company Xiaomi recently launched its latest operating system, the MIUI 9, which is based on the Android 7.0 Nougat. As the global ROM started rolling out, the company has officially released a list of devices that will stop receiving updates after MIUI 9.
Uber has begun testing a new 24/7 support hotline with its top users. In addition to the call hotline, the ridehailing service is running a separate test that gives people access to "specially trained experts" through its in-app support functions. Both are for frequent users.
The FM radio saga between the National Association of Broadcasters, the US FCC and Apple continues. A few weeks ago, the FCC called on Apple to activate FM radio functionality in its iPhone devices, while Apple said that is not possible simply because the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8
Apple unexpectedly removed the App Store from its latest iTunes release, but the store has quietly returned with version 12.6.3. Some people were displeased with the store's removal since it meant app management would need to take place exclusively through iOS devices.
Apple's latest smartphones have just received HDR support on Netlifx. The Netflix for iOS app has now received an update for HDR support for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X users. Aside from new iPhones, the newest 10.5-inch iPad Pro and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models also
While WhatsApp's co-founder Brian Acton is leaving the company to start a nonprofit, they continue working on new improvements. The Facebook-owned company has recently added support for picture-in-picture video calls and is now testing another interesting feature.
It has been known for months now that Apple will officially stop supporting 32-bit apps with upcoming iOS 11, which is set to launch in the next few weeks. As of January, users started getting a message warning them that the 32-bit apps won't work and many developers have
When Windows 10 was launched, users were mostly complaining about two things - privacy and forced upgrades. While Microsoft made some changes to data it acquires, not much has been done to forced upgrades. The good news is that Microsoft learned something from that and is
Support for 60 fps video is going to arrive on the HTC U11 within the "next couple months," says HTC. The company is refusing to specify a rollout time for the capability. Some people will receive the feature fairly soon, however. HTC gave itself months to finish the release.
Although many big companies already started ending support for Adobe Flash, the company has now officially announced that it plans to completely discontinue Flash by the end of 2020. This isn't really surprising and was only a matter of time, since many have already switched to
Due to a lack of component supplies, Fairphone is ending support for its original ethical smartphone. The first Fairphone launched in 2013 and has been supported by the company ever since. It's been focused on selling its devices for as long as possible.
After ending official Windows Phone 8.1 support on July 11, Microsoft seems to be preparing more cuts. Its own professional networking service LinkedIn, which the company purchased for a whopping $26.2 billion, will also end its support for the Windows Phone.
All of a sudden, Razer-owned smartphone company Nextbit has just announced that its cloud-centric smartphone will reach end of life status at the end of the month. There will no longer be phone and chat support for the Robin smartphone, which will be suspended
As Microsoft continues with plans to bring its messaging app to cloud, some necessary cuts had to be done. Starting today, Microsoft is shutting off support to most older Skype versions, preventing some users from being able to connect. Devices running Windows 10 Mobile TH2,
Google has just announced that support for the Android Market app on Android 2.1 Eclair and older devices will end on June 30, 2017. Most developers no longer support these Android versions, so this won't affect many devices, but those that still use the Android Market will
Flagship smartphones often get the longest support from companies, but that may vary depending on the brand. When it comes to Google, the company wants to make sure its users are receiving proper support and has now confirmed that both the Pixel and Pixel XL will be getting
As promised last week, PayPal has just released a new software update for its Android app that brings Android Pay support. This means that PayPal will show up in Android Pay as an option for any NFC terminal and it can be set as the default payment option.
Microsoft is cutting off support for the original version of Windows 10, which was released nearly two years ago in July 2015. Three large updates to the OS have rolled out to users since then. As of May 9, the first version is no longer being updated.
An update to Uber's Privacy Settings will, among other things, make it easier for people to delete their account. The changes were announced this week and will be rolling out during the coming weeks. Users are gaining more control over things like location data and notifications.
With fast software development, many devices left unsupported after certain period, meaning it stops receiving major software update as well as security updates. Google has now posted a new end-of-life support page and added info about the Pixel and Pixel XL phones.