• Android Wear 2.9 update for the phone app to roll out within days

    7 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    According to the Android Wear support page, Google is now ready to send out Android Wear 2.9. The update will start rolling out in a few days. Keep in mind that this is not an OTA update for an Android Wear powered timepiece. Instead, this update is for the Android Wear app that is installed on the phone. The update includes a new notification complication that allows you to view previews of your messages. Another change adds "improved glanceability in notification cards with longer titles."
    In addition, a dot will be found by default at the bottom of a watch face to indicate an unread...
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  • Google Pixel 2/2 XL owners complain about overheating and battery issues after February update

    Google Pixel 2/2 XL owners complain about overheating and battery issues after February update

    7 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    Back in January, the Android 8.1 update left several Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL owners unable to swipe up on the lock screen so that they could enter their PIN code. Now, it appears as though the February security update also was disseminated with unwanted side effects. On Reddit and Google's Pixel User Community website, there are several complaints from Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL users about their handset overheating. Additionally, since installing the update, some Pixel 2/2 XL owners say that they are experiencing lower than usual battery life on their units.
    One Pixel 2 owner...
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