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OnePlus has rolled out another software update this week, addressing a number of major bugs that were introduced to the One with its last release less than two weeks ago. In addition to fixing the frustrating battery drain problem, it includes a fix for touchscreen problems, a new radio image, and more.


Can you fix hardware problems with a software update? LG certainly thinks so. The company is currently rolling out a patch for the G Watch that promises to eliminate charging pin corrosion. It comes amid mounting complaints from disgruntled users whose watches have literally been wasting away on their wrists.


Samsung has confirmed that it’s aware of the unwelcome ‘bug’, which jumped on board the latest Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Galaxy Note 3, that prevents owners from using third-party S-View covers on their smartphones. According to the South Korean company, the source of the software compatibility issue has now been identified, and a software update incorporating a patch for the error will start rolling out shortly.


A pesky multitouch bug affecting the new Nexus 7 is no more, thanks to a new software update that is being rolled out by Google this week. There were concerns that the problem may have been related to hardware — given that it didn’t affect all Nexus 7 tablets — but the “JSS15J” release that’s being issued over-the-air promises to eliminate it.

It also addresses an issue with GPS sensitivity, too.


HTC doesn’t normally update devices once they’ve reached a certain age — usually because they’re not powerful enough for the latest Android software — but it appears to be making an exception for the 2010 Verizon Droid Incredible. Don’t get too excited, it’s not getting Jelly Bean, but it is getting a much-needed fix to kill a random reboot issue.

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