OnePlus is rolling out a new over-the-air (OTA) update for the OnePlus One smartphone. The update dubbed as XNPH33R is supposed to fix issues with the touchscreen of the smartphone that many users have been facing. According to user reports, as you put your phone on certain surfaces, such as a pillow, the screen behaves erratic.
The update reportedly also fixes some audio issues, improves battery life and comprises of security updates. The full list of changes are given below:
A new radio image.
Few touchscreen fixes.
Decreased power consumption in idle state.
Unspecified audio fixes.
CVE-2014-4943 and another unspecified security update.
According to users, who have already applied the update, while the update fixes some touchscreen issues, the main problem still remains.
Xiaomi has rolled out a new software update for its Redmi Note smartphone, which gives users an option to select SD card storage in the camera, galley, video and music apps. The latest version is carries the version number JHDMIBF30.0 and is available for global WCDMA variants.
Redmi series although comes with a microSD card Slot, but the users were not able to store their photos, music and other files etc. in external storage until now and the latest upgrade is meant to fix that.
The update is currently not available over-the-air (OTA) and the customers will have to update their smartphone manually (or you can wait for the OTA).
For manually updatation, you have to download the update package JHDMIBF30.0 ROM (523MB) from MIUI’s forum and then copy it to your phone’s microSD card in “/downloaded rom” folder. Once you are through with this, you have to run the Updater (usually under Tools Folder), press the menu key and tap on “Select Update Package”. After selecting the copied file and it will prompt you to install the latest ROM.
To remind you again, the update is only applicable for international devices and not Chinese Redmi Note devices. Please visit the MIUI Forum for complete details.
Xperia Play is now the longer the only PlayStation certified Android smartphone, at least in Japan. Sony Ericsson has started rolling out an over the air update starting today Arc users in the country, which will enable the PlayStation Certification meaning you will have the access and compatibility to 100s of games that were only available on Play till today. However the actual content in PlayStation store will not be available before December. » Read more: Sony Ericsson pushing updates for Xperia Arc, Acro in Japan; adds PlayStation Certification