Huawei has quietly outed a new firmware update (version B209) for its Ascend Y300 smartphone in Germany. This software update is apparently aimed at fixing the widely-known OpenSSL ‘Heartbleed’ security bug that can give hackers access to devices through MITM (middle-in-the-man) attacks. You can download this firmware via the download links given below and flash it manually using your phone’s stock recovery.
Samsung has officially started seeding out the long-awaited Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware update (build I9192XXUCNG2) for its Galaxy S4 Mini Duos (GT-I9192) in Russia via OTA. Its complete firmware details and direct download links are given below.
Just like other KitKat updates from Samsung, this firmware also brings wireless printing support, new Emoji icons, revamped app layout, White Status Bar icons, lockscreen camera shortcut, choice of default messaging app, album art display in lockscreen, support for closed captions in videos, as well as improved overall performance and stability. In order to manually trigger OTA update checker, just go to Settings > About Phone > Updates and hit the update button. [Read more…]
Now you can update your beloved Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE-variant (GT-I9305) to the latest CyanogenMod 11 M8 Custom ROM (nightly) based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating system. CyanogenMod 11 M8 comes with a slew of bug-fixes, performance/stability enhancements and UI tweaks like Heads Up notification mode, redesigned layout, custom grid sizes, etc. Sounds good, right? You’re going to find it to be even better after installing it on your phone. Just download the package and apply it on your GS3 using the step-by-step tutorial given below.
Sony has officially outed a new firmware update (build 17.1.2.A.0.314) for the LTE variant of its Xperia Z2 smartphone (D6503) in several countries including Thailand, Korea, Russia and Kuwait. There isn’t any changelog for this update yet but users have confirmed that the Android version is still stuck at v4.4.2 KitKat (sorry!)
Complete firmware details and direct download links to this update’s FTF file are given below. Strangely enough, this firmware isn’t getting rooted using the usual methods (Easy Rooting Toolkit, etc.) right now which might be something of a problem for a bunch of users. [Read more…]
LG has officially gone live with a mid-range version of its G3 flagship smartphone, dubbed LG G3 Beat. It’s literally a stripped-down G3 which packs a 5-inch 720p display panel, a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 chipset, 1GB of RAM and runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system right out of the box.