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Essential Phone Android Oreo Beta Program Open To All

11/15/2017, If you’re wondering when your Essential Phone will be getting its Android 8.0 Oreo update, last we heard back in September, the company had announced that the Oreo update would be released in the next few months, and the good news is that you can...

HTC U11 In Taiwan Receives Android 8.0 Oreo Update

11/15/2017, Given that the HTC U11 is HTC’s flagship phone for 2017, it didn’t really come as a surprise to learn that HTC would be updating the handset’s operating system to the latest version of Android. In fact a report from last month suggested that the...

Samsung Launches Android Oreo Beta Program For Galaxy S8, S8+

11/02/2017, If you own the Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+ and you’re looking forward to getting the Android 8.0 Oreo update, then you might have heard that Samsung will be launching the update only in 2018. However the good news is that it looks like there will be an...

Android 7.1.1 For Sony’s $1,700 Projector Brings Gesture Control

10/29/2017, Sony unveiled the Xperia Touch projector at the Mobile World Congress earlier this year. It announced a couple of weeks ago that the Xperia Touch is available for purchase in the United States. It’s not a cheap product, $1,700 is a lot of money, but...

Android 8.1 Developer Preview Announced By Google

10/25/2017, There aren’t a lot of handsets out there that are running Android 8.0 Oreo and Google today announced a new version of Android. Granted, it’s going to be an incremental bump. The Android 8.1 developer preview has been officially announced by...

Nokia 8 Android 8.0 Oreo Beta Released

10/25/2017, HMD Global had recently said that an Android 8.0 Oreo beta program might be launched for some of its Nokia-branded handsets. It’s kicking things off today with the launch of the Nokia 8 Android 8.0 Oreo beta program. Those who join the program will...

Samsung Android 8.0 Oreo Release Expected Early Next Year

10/24/2017, Samsung hasn’t rolled out the Android 8.0 Oreo update for any of its devices so far even though it has been a few months since Google released the update for its devices. The company is yet to confirm when the firmware update is going to be...

HTC U11 Android 8.0 Update Release Expected Next Month

10/23/2017, Google released Android 8.0 Oreo a few months back but there aren’t a lot of devices out there right now that are running the latest iteration of Android. Google did mention some OEMs that would release the update in the coming months when it...

Pixel 2 Could Get More Display Color Options In Future Update

10/19/2017, When it comes to our smartphone displays, usually we have to settle with whatever the handset maker has decided to use, which is why sometimes displays play a big part in choosing which phone to go for and which brand or model. However sometimes handset...

Google Pixel 2 OS Updates Will Be Supported For Three Years

10/19/2017, Google normally promises Android device owners OS updates for two years. This means that the handsets are eligible for two major Android platform releases from the day they’re released. However, it seems like the company is relaxing the rules a bit...

OnePlus 5 Oreo Beta Update Release Due Soon

10/16/2017, OnePlus has been testing Android 8.0 Oreo beta firmware for its handsets but it’s yet to confirm precisely when the major Android update will be released publicly for compatible smartphones. OnePlus CEO Carl Pei was recently asked on Twitter when...

Verizon Galaxy Tab E Nougat Update Released

10/08/2017, Verizon has released the Galaxy Tab E 8.0 Nougat update. Last week, U.S. Cellular had released a similar update for the tablet. The Galaxy Tab E 8.0 on Verizon is now receiving the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update. It was released with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop...

Verizon HTC Desire 530 Nougat Update Released

10/04/2017, There are still plenty of devices out there that have yet to receive the Android 7.0 Nougat update. That’s despite the fact that Google has already released Nougat’s successor Android 8.0 Oreo. The Nougat update is gradually making its way to...