Factory Images For Nexus Player Now Out On Google’s Website

The Android 8.0 Oreo factory image for the Nexus Player is now available on  Google’s Developer website, several weeks after the factory images of other Nexus and Pixel-branded devices were released. This factory image also includes the September 2017 Android security patch, and the new software build can be identified through the version number OPR6.170623.021. […]

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HMD Executive Shows The Nokia 8 With Android 8.0 Oreo Update

HMD Global Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas recently took to Twitter to share two images of the Nokia 8 that got a prompt to download Android 8.0 Oreo, the latest iteration of Google’s open-source mobile operating system which the company’s flagship is meant to receive in the near future. According to Mr. Sarvikas’s statement accompanying […]

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Edison Mail For Android Now Boasts Tablet Support And More

The Edison Mail Android app was updated with tablet support and new features earlier this week, Edison Software announced on Friday. The build version 1.4 introduces Smart Reply, a functionality with a relatively self-explanatory name which is meant to facilitate the process of responding to messages. Just like its name suggests, Smart Reply will automatically […]

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Verizon Rolling Out A Day One Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Update

The high-end Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is finally going on sale today and Verizon already has an update ready for the device. The software package is rolling out as an over-the-air (OTA) update and it’s different from the one for the international version of the handset. According to the changelog from Verizon, the new update […]

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Android Nougat Is Now On 15.8 Percent Of Devices

Android Nougat is now on 15.8 percent of devices as Google has just published the latest Android distribution numbers and Nougat continues to climb up the ladder (having finally past 10 percent of adoption back in July) when it comes to adoption on user devices. Marshmallow has increased as well, though not by as much […]

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XDA Developers Lists Devices With Android Oreo ROMs

Android 8.0 (Oreo) is finally beginning to make its way out to devices outside of the Pixel and Nexus range thanks to the coordinated efforts of the custom ROM development community, and the folks at XDA Developers have taken it upon themselves to begin curating a constantly updated list of devices that have such ROMs […]

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Rumor: Samsung Now Working On Android Oreo For The Galaxy S8

Samsung Electronics already started the development of Android 8.0 Oreo for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, industry sources said on Friday, speculating that the Oreo builds for the two devices could bear the firmware numbers G955FXXU1BQI1 and G950FXXU1BQI1, respectively. The South Korean original equipment manufacturer (OEM) has yet to update its flagship duo to […]

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Android P Development Has Already Started, AOSP Reveals

Google has already started developing Android P which may be called Android 9.0, as suggested by the Master Branch of the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) which already contains some references to the upcoming iteration of the company’s ubiquitous operating system which will presumably be introduced in 2018. A tag called “master-p” appeared in the AOSP […]

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Big Update With Features & Fixes Is Coming To Huawei’s P9

Huawei is rolling out a new update to its widely popular P9 smartphone, which will bring the device’s software version to EVA-AL10C00B396. The update itself contains a number of improvements and new features, including a couple of features that were introduced with the camera built into Huawei’s P10. Those are, more specifically, the Huawei P10’s […]

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Android Oreo Allows Older Apps To Have Background Limits

Android Oreo allows older apps to have background limits. To be more clear, for applications which aren’t specifically targeting the new Android version software with updates that revolve around it, there will now be a toggle available on the battery usage screen that will allow you to enable or disable that particular app in regards […]

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