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Android, Operating System

Verizon says Android Oreo updates are underway for Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

April 20, 2018

Via: Pocket Now

Samsung has been anything but fast in optimizing and especially stabilizing Oreo goodies for its three flagship phones released last year. On the bright side, US carriers actually did a pretty decent job of rapidly spreading the love nationwide, while […]


Android, Operating System, Tech, Wireless

Android P is getting a neat new Bluetooth feature

April 19, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Android doesn’t currently remember Bluetooth volume settings on a per-device basis, which is a bummer. If you leave volume on loudest while streaming to a wireless speaker and then connect your earphones, they’ll also blast at full volume. That’s not […]


Android, Operating System

Google either just revealed the name of Android P, or trolled everyone

April 13, 2018

Via: Boy Genius

Like most large companies in the mobile market, Google is a creature of habit. Sure, timelines change a bit from one year to the next, but the company tends to follow the same pattern when it comes to major Android […]


Android, Operating System

Multi-touch bug in Android 8.1 will be patched in June

April 11, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Some Android devices, namely the Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL, have been plagued by a strange bug since updating to Android 8.1. It screws the multi-touch capabilities of the device and pressing the screen with two fingers simultaneously could […]


Android, Operating System

Face ID deemed too costly to copy, Android makers target in-display fingerprint sensors instead

March 23, 2018

Via: 9to5Mac

A new report from Digitimes citing supply chain sources indicates that Android phone makers are ‘rushing’ to implement fingerprint sensors under the display for upcoming handsets. Android manufacturers have decided that recreating the 3D facial recognition used by iPhone X […]


Android, Operating System

Android Oreo: 18 advanced tips and tricks

March 19, 2018

Via: Computerworld

Google’s Android Oreo release is full of fresh flavor for your phone, but some of its most useful options are out of sight and easily overlooked. Whether you’ve had Oreo for months or are just now getting a taste — […]


Android, Android Phone, Operating System, Products

Huawei P10 and P10 Plus start receiving official Android 8.0 Oreo updates

March 16, 2018

Via: Pocket Now

Huawei launched the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro with Android 8.0 pre-loaded late last year, promising a number of Oreo updates for older devices, of which only the Mate 9 was recently able to leave Nougat behind. Of course, […]


Android, Operating System

Samsung finally starts sending Oreo update to Galaxy Note 8… in France

March 16, 2018

Via: Pocket Now

The world’s top smartphone manufacturer by sales volume is making a lot of headlines today. Yes, even more than usual. Not all the attention is directed at the hot new Galaxy S9 and S9+, however, and the two “reimagined” flagships […]


Android, Operating System

What’s your favorite new Android P feature? (results)

March 9, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Yesterday, we did a review of Google’s just-released Android P developer preview, detailing all the new features that may come with the final Android 9.0 release. These include new visuals, transitional animations, notification layout, privacy enhancements, wide color and high […]


Android, iOS, Operating System

Android loyalty rates hit all-time high in the US, ‘slightly’ exceeding iOS customer retention

March 9, 2018

Via: Pocket Now

While Apple handily beats every other smartphone, tablet, laptop and presumably smartwatch manufacturer out there in terms of customer loyalty, things change when you pit Cupertino’s popular mobile operating system against the even wider-spread Android platform. According to Consumer Intelligence […]