Samsung Galaxy S8 Oreo roll out expands, Note8 gets February patch

As you might already know, Samsung recently resumed the Galaxy S8 Oreo update roll out after fixing a critical issue. Last we heard, units in Germany were getting this new update. And now, the update has arrived in several other markets as well, including India, Poland, and some Nordic countries. Moving on, the Samsung Galaxy Note8 has also started getting a new update. No, it’s not Oreo. It’s the latest security patch – for February. Arriving as firmware version N950FXXS3BRB3, the update is currently hitting units in Italy. Via 1 2

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Google Pay roll out begins today, replaces Android Pay

Last month Google announced that it is merging Android Pay and Google Wallet into a single brand – Google Pay, making it an unified payment solution. Today the company has renamed the Android Pay app to Google Pay. The company said that it is currently working on bringing Google Pay to all Google products so that user will have a consistent checkout experience using the cards saved to their Google Account. As announced earlier, Google is also working with partners online and in stores, so Google Pay will replace Android Pay on sites, in apps, and other places around the world. It still has all the existing features such as bank’s perks and protections. Google also said that it has an extra layer of security, since Google Pay doesn’t share your actual card number when you pay in stores. It will get more features soon, and in the next few months, U.S. and UK users will be able to use Google Pay to send and request money. Google Wallet app is now called Google Pay Send, and has been redesigned to match the new Google Pay brand. This will likely be a temporary name until it merges it into the core Google Pay app. Google already said …
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Apple won’t wait for iOS 11.3 to fix Indian character bug, plans to roll out interim iPhone patch soon

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While the fix for the Indian language character bug is in the iOS 11.3 and macOS 10.13.4 betas, Apple is not waiting for them to issue an update, which will rectify the issue at least on iPhones and iPads.
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Facebook Solves Dispute with Apple; To Roll out Subscription Tool for iOS from March 1

Facebook will be launching its subscription service tool on iOS beginning March 1. The social networking giant had introduced a way for publishers to sell their subscription to readers directly through Facebook in October last year. However, Apple and Facebook could not strike a deal on this due to which the subscription service was not released for iPhone and iPad users. Continue reading
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