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  1. Alexa

    Latest beta update for BlackBerry Priv brings November security patch

    BlackBerry has started pushing out a new beta update to its Priv smartphone. The update, which is hitting all Priv units except those on Verizon's network, brings along Android security patch for the month of November. It weighs in at around 98MB and bumps the firmware version to AAH505. Here's...
  2. Alexa

    Chrome for Android beta testing bottom URL bar

    Chrome for Android is about to get much easier to use with one hand. Google is currently beta-testing moving the URL bar and controls from the top to the bottom in the developer-centric Chrome Dev for Android and Canary. The feature is a no-brainer - it puts all of Chrome for Android's controls...
  3. M0YAL

    Samsung to start Android Nougat beta program for the Galaxy S7 edge

    Samsung is notoriously known for one of the slowest OEMs to release major firmware updates since the company has so many phones, and the phones have so many software modifications. The Korean phone maker is soon launching a beta program (at least for users in the US and UK) with the Samsung...
  4. Alaina

    Android 7.0 Nougat beta is now available for the Sony Xperia X Performance

    Yesterday Sony let the lucky people who it picked to enter its latest beta program know that the first Android 7.0 Nougat build for the Xperia X Performance would be rolling out in a matter of hours. And sure enough, today some X Performance devices have already received the first beta release...
  5. M0YAL

    Apple releases iOS 10.2 beta with Unicode 9.0 emoji set

    Apple released a new beta of iOS 10.1 to developers yesterday. It features a bunch of additions and improvements, but probably the biggest one for most users is going to be the new emoji. For starters, iOS finally added support for the Unicode 9.0 emoji set. This includes some new emoji, such...
  6. Alexa

    Sony Xperia X Performance Android 7.0 beta update imminent

    If you signed up to beta test Sony's first build of Android 7.0 Nougat for its Xperia X Performance smartphone, it's worth knowing that Sony has started sending out emails to those who have been picked to enter the Beta Program. In the email, Sony says that the beta update will be rolled out...
  7. Julia

    Firefox 63.0 Beta 9

    Mozilla Firefox is a fast, light and tidy open source web browser. At its public launch in 2004 Mozilla Firefox was the first browser to challenge Microsoft Internet Explorer’s dominance. Since then, Mozilla Firefox has consistently featured in the top 3 most popular browsers globally. The key...
  8. Princess

    Nokia Z Launcher gets minor update, still in beta

    While the Nokia sub-unit that Microsoft acquired is going through some hard times, the Nokia company still musters some excitement and continues to develop its launcher replacement, the Nokia Z Launcher. The latest update brings a short changelog but it’s all welcome improvements. New...
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