Verizon’s Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+, and Note 5 All Updated With New Security Patch

Just a quick heads-up, but to those of you on Verizon who own a Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+, S6 Edge, or regular S6, you should be on the lookout for a new update. In fact, the updates were posted yesterday and may have already arrived on your device. If so, just know that they are security patches and nothing more, according to Verizon’s support site.

Below, you’ll find software versions for each update in case you were curious as to whether or not you were on the current build.  (more…)

Verizon is Pushing Updates to These 11 Android Devices

To end 2016, Verizon is sending out a wave of security patches to most of its flagship phones. The batch of updates are available this week for the HTC 10, Moto Z family, Galaxy Note 4, Note 5, Note Edge, Galaxy S5, S6, S6 Edge, and S6 Edge+.

Again, we aren’t seeing anything new for any of these phones outside of the security business, so if you see an update this week, you should now know exactly what it is.  (more…)

Verizon Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Get Updates With WiFi and HD Calling Improvements

The Verizon Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge are receiving updates today to software version VRU4CPH1 that seem to have focused primarily on improving WiFi and HD Calling on Big Red’s network.

The updates should reduce the number of dropped WiFi voice calls, include a pop-up reminder during video calls disclosing incoming data usage, improve HD Voice call volume, etc. There aren’t any new features necessarily, as you can see here. The full changelog is below.  (more…)

This $7 Spigen Magnetic Car Mount is a Must Buy for Galaxy S7 Owners (S6 and Note 5 Too)

A couple of weeks ago, a reader of ours suggested we check out the Spigen Air Vent Magnetic Car Mount for use with our Galaxy S7 because not only is it a super inexpensive product from a reputable company, it works best with the latest Galaxy S phones because it does so without any extra magnetic stickers. Let me try and explain that last part.  (more…)

Verizon Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Get Updates That Fix Google Play Issues, Kill Bloatware

Verizon will begin pushing an update to the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge this morning that should fix a couple of nagging bugs, while tweaking some behaviors on the side.

The updates are rolling out as version VRU4CPD2 for each and can be pulled for installation by heading into Home>Applications>Settings>About Device>Software updates. These aren’t massive updates, but you will want to grab them sooner than later. (more…)