Last week, AT&T started pushing the KitKat OTA to Samsung Galaxy S4 Active owners on its network. Looks like that was a short-lived rollout, as the company has now halted the update, explaining that it is working with Samsung to improve the OTA.
Seems like that's something could've been done before the update actually started rolling out, so the odds are that something is actually broken and both companies are just staying mum about it. Here's the statement given to us by Samsung:
The software update for Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is temporarily on hold while AT&T and Samsung look into potential improvements.
Uh-oh. According to a support doc released yesterday, T-Mobile has paused the Optimus L9's update to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean because of the new software's less-than-stellar stability. Several users have reported significant battery drain, difficulty receiving calls, and frequent app crashes. Accordingly, T-Mobile wants to "improve performance" before resuming the OTA upgrade.
T-Mobile announced and began rolling out the Optimus L9 Jelly Bean upgrade on April 22nd, so it's somewhat surprising it took so long to identify problems with the update. Still, better late than never.
As far as ETAs go, T-Mobile unfortunately doesn't know when the fixed update will begin rolling out. Read More
So, here's a new one: Samsung has apparently halted the TouchWiz UX update for the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in order to "assess progress and ensure it's a positive experience for customers." We're not entirely sure what that means on a realistic level, but I'll go out on a limb and assume they found some sort of bug -- possibly one that is making some Tabs unusable by scrambling the graphics.
Naturally, since no real reason was given, we pinged once again to see if we could get more info -- like before, no details.
At this point, we can only speculate what the issue could be -- but if you're a Tab 10.1 owner that has yet to get the TouchWiz UX update, now you know why. Read More