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  • Lenovo's move to shift to stock Android for its smartphones was one of the biggest pieces of news this year. Gadgets 360 was the first to confirm the shift, and the move certainly appears beneficial for Lenovo smartphone users. However, the promise of faster updates that came alongside seems to have held little water.The company has updated its "Upgrade plan for smartphones" list on Support page adding the Lenovo K8 series, all of which were promised Android 8.0 Oreo updates at launch. We know the Lenovo K8, Lenovo K8 Note, and Lenovo K8 Plus smartphones will be receiving an Android O update - now, we also know that the Chinese company intends to roll out the update to the Lenovo K8 and Lenovo K8 Note only by June 2018, with the Lenovo K8 Plus only due to receive it by July 2018.The Lenovo K8, K8 Note, and K8 Plus users will have to wait for another nine months for the update. This does certainly seem to be on the higher side. After all, the smartphones run stock Android, which ..

    Lenovo K8, K8 Note, K8 Plus Will Get Their Android O Update by July 2018

    Lenovo's move to shift to stock Android for its smartphones was one of the biggest pieces of news this year. Gadgets 360 was the first to confirm the shift, and the move certainly appears beneficial for Lenovo smartphone users. However, the promise of faster updates that came alongside seems to have held little water.The company has updated its "Upgrade plan for smartphones" list on Support page adding the Lenovo K8 series, all of which were promised Android 8.0 Oreo updates at launch. We know the Lenovo K8, Lenovo K8 Note, and Lenovo K8 Plus smartphones will be receiving an Android O update - now, we also know that the Chinese company intends to roll out the update to the Lenovo K8 and Lenovo K8 Note only by June 2018, with the Lenovo K8 Plus only due to receive it by July 2018.The Lenovo K8, K8 Note, and K8 Plus users will have to wait for another nine months for the update. This does certainly seem to be on the higher side. After all, the smartphones run stock Android, which ..
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  • Microsoft on Tuesday, October 17 announced the start of the rollout of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1709). Alongside, Microsoft announced the first mixed reality headsets are now available to buy, and introduced the Surface Book 2 laptop (more on that elsewhere).Machines that come preloaded with Windows 10 will be the first to receive Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. However, the new version will gradually roll out to other devices as well. You can manually get the Fall Creators Update on your system by using the Update Assistant from Microsoft's Software Download site. If you don't want to go through the manual way, you can wait for Windows Update to do its job when the update becomes available for your Windows 10 machine.In the blog post, Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate Vice President, Windows and Devices Group, said, "Today, we deliver the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update offering breakthroughs in creativity - from bringing mixed reality and 3D to the masses, to fa..

    Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Now Rolling Out: How to Download

    Microsoft on Tuesday, October 17 announced the start of the rollout of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1709). Alongside, Microsoft announced the first mixed reality headsets are now available to buy, and introduced the Surface Book 2 laptop (more on that elsewhere).Machines that come preloaded with Windows 10 will be the first to receive Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. However, the new version will gradually roll out to other devices as well. You can manually get the Fall Creators Update on your system by using the Update Assistant from Microsoft's Software Download site. If you don't want to go through the manual way, you can wait for Windows Update to do its job when the update becomes available for your Windows 10 machine.In the blog post, Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate Vice President, Windows and Devices Group, said, "Today, we deliver the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update offering breakthroughs in creativity - from bringing mixed reality and 3D to the masses, to fa..
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  • OnePlus was among several handset brands that promised an Android 8.0 Oreo update for its recent devices when Google revealed it for the first time. The company said that the OnePlus 5 as well as OnePlus 3 and 3T will receive the new Android build. After releasing the update in closed beta, the Chinese company has now made it available through the Open Beta program. Additionally, the OnePlus is receiving new a OxygenOS 4.5.13 update with improvements.The company has made first Android O open beta build available to OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T users. OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T users will receive OxygenOS Open Beta 25 and Open Beta 16 respectively. For user convenience, the company has detailed flash instructions to download the latest build. Before proceeding to flash, we recommend users to back up all personal data, even in cases where a data wipe is not needed.As expected, the new update for the devices bump the OS version to Android 8.0 Oreo with features like picture-in-picture for sup..

    Android 8.0 Oreo Now Available for OnePlus 3, 3T; OnePlus 5 Receives OxygenOS 4.5.13 Update

    OnePlus was among several handset brands that promised an Android 8.0 Oreo update for its recent devices when Google revealed it for the first time. The company said that the OnePlus 5 as well as OnePlus 3 and 3T will receive the new Android build. After releasing the update in closed beta, the Chinese company has now made it available through the Open Beta program. Additionally, the OnePlus is receiving new a OxygenOS 4.5.13 update with improvements.The company has made first Android O open beta build available to OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T users. OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T users will receive OxygenOS Open Beta 25 and Open Beta 16 respectively. For user convenience, the company has detailed flash instructions to download the latest build. Before proceeding to flash, we recommend users to back up all personal data, even in cases where a data wipe is not needed.As expected, the new update for the devices bump the OS version to Android 8.0 Oreo with features like picture-in-picture for sup..
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  • NZ First party leader Winston Peters is meeting with the board of the party today - Peters has still not given a firm date for when he will announce the decision You'll see and hear plenty or speculation on which way [peters will jump, most of which is guesswork.

    New Zealand election update – maybe we’ll get a government this week

    NZ First party leader Winston Peters is meeting with the board of the party today - Peters has still not given a firm date for when he will announce the decision You'll see and hear plenty or speculation on which way [peters will jump, most of which is guesswork.
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  • Nokia licensee HMD Global seems to be keeping its promise of regular updates for its new Android smartphones. Nokia 6, the original comeback smartphone for the iconic brand, is now receiving Android 7.1.2 Nougat update that brings with it the October Android security update, users report.Apart from bumping the version to 7.1.2, the new update weighs around 665MB and is available over-the-air also brings improved system stability and user interface enhancements. Considering that the new update has just started rolling out, it could take some time to reach all Nokia 6 users.Nokia 6 (Review) users can manually check for updates via Settings > About Phone > System Update. The update was first reported GSMArena. For Nokia 6 users, HMD Global has already confirmed that the smartphone will be receiving the Android 8.0 Oreo update.To recall, the Nokia 6 price in India is Rs. 14,999, and it features an aluminium unibody design, dual speakers with Dolby Atmos audio, and a fingerprint sensor. ..

    Nokia 6 Starts Receiving Android 7.1.2 Nougat Update: Report

    Nokia licensee HMD Global seems to be keeping its promise of regular updates for its new Android smartphones. Nokia 6, the original comeback smartphone for the iconic brand, is now receiving Android 7.1.2 Nougat update that brings with it the October Android security update, users report.Apart from bumping the version to 7.1.2, the new update weighs around 665MB and is available over-the-air also brings improved system stability and user interface enhancements. Considering that the new update has just started rolling out, it could take some time to reach all Nokia 6 users.Nokia 6 (Review) users can manually check for updates via Settings > About Phone > System Update. The update was first reported GSMArena. For Nokia 6 users, HMD Global has already confirmed that the smartphone will be receiving the Android 8.0 Oreo update.To recall, the Nokia 6 price in India is Rs. 14,999, and it features an aluminium unibody design, dual speakers with Dolby Atmos audio, and a fingerprint sensor. ..
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  • Apple on Wednesday released iOS 11.0.3, the third update since it released iOS 11 to the public last month. Being a point update, iOS 11.0.3 doesn't bring any new features, but it does offer several improvements. It is meant for the iPhone 5s and above models, iPad Air and above, iPad mini 2 and above, as well as the iPod touch 6th generation.iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 7 users who were facing audio and haptic feedback should see the problem resolved after downloading and installing the iOS 11.0.3 software update. The company says it has also addressed an issue with iPhone 6s where some displays were unresponsive because they were not services with genuine parts.The company however warns that non-genuine replacement displays many have compromised visual quality and may not be fully functional. In comparison, Apple-certified screen repairs are performed by trusted experts who use genuine parts.If you're running iOS 11, iOS 11.0.1, or iOS 11.0.2, then your device is eligible fo..

    iOS 11.0.3 Update Released: Fixes Audio, Haptic Bugs for iPhone 7 Users and More

    Apple on Wednesday released iOS 11.0.3, the third update since it released iOS 11 to the public last month. Being a point update, iOS 11.0.3 doesn't bring any new features, but it does offer several improvements. It is meant for the iPhone 5s and above models, iPad Air and above, iPad mini 2 and above, as well as the iPod touch 6th generation.iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 7 users who were facing audio and haptic feedback should see the problem resolved after downloading and installing the iOS 11.0.3 software update. The company says it has also addressed an issue with iPhone 6s where some displays were unresponsive because they were not services with genuine parts.The company however warns that non-genuine replacement displays many have compromised visual quality and may not be fully functional. In comparison, Apple-certified screen repairs are performed by trusted experts who use genuine parts.If you're running iOS 11, iOS 11.0.1, or iOS 11.0.2, then your device is eligible fo..
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  • The saga / process of forming a government in New Zealand continues NZ First holds the balance of power - leader Winston Peters will decide which side to support; nationals or Labour/Greens. He said in the past that today, Thursday October 12, was his deadline, but has since extended that:

    NZ election update (Days of Our Lives is on the other channel if you prefer)

    The saga / process of forming a government in New Zealand continues NZ First holds the balance of power - leader Winston Peters will decide which side to support; nationals or Labour/Greens. He said in the past that today, Thursday October 12, was his deadline, but has since extended that:
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  • If you're still using Windows 10 November Update from two years ago, or Office 2007 or Outlook 2007 from a decade ago, you would want to upgrade to a newer version or move to an alternative solution. Microsoft on Tuesday officially ended support for all of these services, meaning that you won't be receiving any updates or security patches from the company moving forward.Windows 10 November Update (version 1511), released in November 2015, was the first major update to Windows 10. The move follows Microsoft ending support for original Windows 10 build earlier this year. The move affects Home, Education, Pro, and Enterprise editions.To check if you're running the Windows 10 November Update, type "Winver" (without quotation marks) into the search box of the taskbar or the run dialog, and hit enter. Microsoft has moved Windows to a service model, releasing major updates every year instead of selling a standalone version every few years. So far, Windows 10 has been offered ..

    Microsoft Ends Support for Windows 10 November Update, Office 2007 and Outlook 2007

    If you're still using Windows 10 November Update from two years ago, or Office 2007 or Outlook 2007 from a decade ago, you would want to upgrade to a newer version or move to an alternative solution. Microsoft on Tuesday officially ended support for all of these services, meaning that you won't be receiving any updates or security patches from the company moving forward.Windows 10 November Update (version 1511), released in November 2015, was the first major update to Windows 10. The move follows Microsoft ending support for original Windows 10 build earlier this year. The move affects Home, Education, Pro, and Enterprise editions.To check if you're running the Windows 10 November Update, type "Winver" (without quotation marks) into the search box of the taskbar or the run dialog, and hit enter. Microsoft has moved Windows to a service model, releasing major updates every year instead of selling a standalone version every few years. So far, Windows 10 has been offered ..
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  • Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has given a positive injury update to fans on his Instagram page.The 24-year-old has been sidelined for the past month with a hamstring injury but posted videos which showed him running on a treadmill and working out in the gym.Pogba shared footage of himself running on a treadmill (Paul Pogba/Instagram)The news is a boost for Jose Mourinho’s side ahead of their Premier League visit to Anfield on Saturday, although that game is expected to be too soon for the Frenchman.Mourinho has previously described Pogba’s injury as “long term” but no specific comeback target has been made public.Pogba appeared to be showing the strength in his hamstring in the videos (Paul Pogba/Instagram)The Portuguese will hope the France international is closing in on a return after midfielder Marouane Fellaini suffered a knee injury while on international duty with Belgium and is expected to be ruled out for a fortnight. Source: By PA Sport Staff ..

    Paul Pogba gives positive injury update

    Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has given a positive injury update to fans on his Instagram page.The 24-year-old has been sidelined for the past month with a hamstring injury but posted videos which showed him running on a treadmill and working out in the gym.Pogba shared footage of himself running on a treadmill (Paul Pogba/Instagram)The news is a boost for Jose Mourinho’s side ahead of their Premier League visit to Anfield on Saturday, although that game is expected to be too soon for the Frenchman.Mourinho has previously described Pogba’s injury as “long term” but no specific comeback target has been made public.Pogba appeared to be showing the strength in his hamstring in the videos (Paul Pogba/Instagram)The Portuguese will hope the France international is closing in on a return after midfielder Marouane Fellaini suffered a knee injury while on international duty with Belgium and is expected to be ruled out for a fortnight. Source: By PA Sport Staff ..
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  • OnePlus 5, the latest flagship smartphone from the Chinese company, is now receiving a firmware update that bumps the version to OxygenOS 4.5.12 and brings new fixes. The latest update OxygenOS 4.5.12 started rolling out to users over the weekend, and is being made available to users over-the-air in an 'incremental' fashion, i.e., rolling out in batches.It's worth mentioning that OnePlus has been quite very prompt with its OS updates for the new OnePlus 5. The smartphone last week received OxygenOS 4.5.11 update that fixed several bugs and brought performance improvements to the handset.The latest OxygenOS 4.5.12 fixes bug of missing icon of Download app in 4.5.11, supports customisation of notification ringtone, and improves launching speed of apps. It also improves optimised adaptive brightness, fixes issue of YouTube video lagging behind audio, and display issues of some UI elements. The new incremental update also fixes issue of no 4G+ network in some regions, and ..

    OnePlus 5 Now Receiving OxygenOS 4.5.12 Update With Fix for Display Issues and More

    OnePlus 5, the latest flagship smartphone from the Chinese company, is now receiving a firmware update that bumps the version to OxygenOS 4.5.12 and brings new fixes. The latest update OxygenOS 4.5.12 started rolling out to users over the weekend, and is being made available to users over-the-air in an 'incremental' fashion, i.e., rolling out in batches.It's worth mentioning that OnePlus has been quite very prompt with its OS updates for the new OnePlus 5. The smartphone last week received OxygenOS 4.5.11 update that fixed several bugs and brought performance improvements to the handset.The latest OxygenOS 4.5.12 fixes bug of missing icon of Download app in 4.5.11, supports customisation of notification ringtone, and improves launching speed of apps. It also improves optimised adaptive brightness, fixes issue of YouTube video lagging behind audio, and display issues of some UI elements. The new incremental update also fixes issue of no 4G+ network in some regions, and ..
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