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Samsung Galaxy Note II JZO54K.N7100XXDMC3 A friend just tipped me that the Samsung Galaxy Note II (GT-N7100) has received a minor firmware update here in Finland. I checked with the Galaxy Note II that we have at the store where I work, and the update is also available on that device. A screen capture of the info screen is embedded above. The update is still based...

Blackberry 10 Blackberry is reportedly preparing to launch the first major update for its Blackberry 10 OS. According to BBNews.pl, the update will go out later this month or in early May. Blackberry 10.1 will bring improvements like a faster camera, added support for HDR photography as well as the ability to send PIN messages from withing the BlackBerry Hub. Other...

Nokia Lumia 920 Yesterday we posted about the Nokia Lumia 620 receiving firmware a update to version 1030.6407.1308.00xx. Today, this information is confirmed by a Nokia employee posting on Nokia Discussions. It appears as a similar update is also rolling out for the Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820. The post details a changelog for these two updates. Here’s kerttu’s...

LG today released a video detailing an upcoming software update for the LG Optimus G Pro, dubbed ‘Value Pack’. A value pack update is something that we’ve seen Samsung do in the past. Samsung’s updates have brought software features from new hardware to older hardware with these value pack updates. LG chose to follow a different path, and brings new features that they haven’t implemented in an LG smartphone before. Among the changes we get Smart Video eye recognition, dual-camera video and still capture,...

Nokia Lumia 620 1030.6407.1308.0002 update Nokia has started rolling out a new firmware update for the Lumia 620. The new firmware is version 1030.6407.1308.0002. Changes include improved touch behaviour, stability improvements, improved camera picture quality, as well as Nokia’s storage check Settings app module, which resolves the “other” storage...

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 Jelly Bean Samsung hast just begun pushing Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean to Galaxy Ace 2 (GT-I8160) devices out there. As usual, the update goes out in phases, meaning it will take a while for the update to be available in every region. There are two options to update. One is through Samsung KIES, and the other is the more convenient over-the-air flavour. Android 4.1.2 for Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 update details: Android Version: 4.1.2 – Build JZO54K PDA: I8160XXMC8 CSC: I8160TMNMC3 MODEM: I8160XXMC8 Build...

Nokia Lumia 920 & Lumia 820 The Verge reports that Microsoft is preparing a new update for Windows Phone 8. The update is called GDR2, which stands for General Distribution Release 2. FM Radio, for instance, will make its way back to Windows Phone 8 with this update. Nokia is also reportedly bringing own firmware improvements into the GDR2 update. Double-tap to wake will be part of a minor update that is delivered to existing devices running the GDR2 update. “Double-tap to wake” was a feature that so many Nokia N9 users...

Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie SamMobile recently leaked a list of devices that will get updated with Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie bits. Last year’s top models will get updated, but what’s more of an interest is those that will not. If the list turns out to be true, then the original Galaxy Note as well as the Galaxy S II will not get updated. The user base of those two devices is massive. Still, both were announced back in late 2011, so they’ve roughly seen the promised 18 months of support. However, the Galaxy S III Mini...