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Android, Operating System

Android Oreo release date, compatibility and features

October 3, 2017

Via: Tech Radar

Android Oreo is the official name of the next version of Google’s mega-popular mobile operating system that’s available now for select devices. In terms of feature highlights, Oreo focuses on speed and efficiency. For many phones updated to Android 8.0, […]


Android, Operating System

Motorola reveals Android 8.0 Oreo update plans

September 28, 2017

Via: Phone Dog

The list of Android phones that are confirmed to be getting an Oreo update is growing longer today. Motorola has revealed which phones it plans to update to Android 8.0 Oreo. Included are flagships like the Moto Z2 Force Edition […]


Android, News and Press, Operating System

Google tightens grip on Android hardware with HTC deal

September 21, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Google is buying its way back into the smartphone business, almost four years after selling its stake in Motorola Mobility to Lenovo. It’s a sign that Google is committed to tighter integration between the Android operating system and specialized smartphone […]


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Android Nougat usage grows and other versions fall in Google’s latest distribution report

September 13, 2017

Via: Phone Dog

Google today released its latest Android platform distribution stats, and it’s more good news for Nougat. During the 7-day period ending on September 11th that Google was monitoring the Play Store, the company found that 15.8 percent of Android devices […]


Android, iOS, Operating System

iOS 11 vs. Android 8.0: Which is better?

September 13, 2017

Via: Computerworld

With Apple’s magical and revolutionary new iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X devices now official, the world is about to get its first full look at iOS 11 — the most advanced, beautiful, and amazing software release to […]


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Android One phone coming to the U.S.?

September 11, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

Is the U.S. a developing market, or has Google expanded its distribution plans for its Android One line? You might recall that when Google initially announced Android One at Google I/O in June 2014, the phones were entry level models designed for smartphone hungry markets […]


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All of Nokia’s Android phones will be updated to Oreo

September 7, 2017

Via: Phone Dog

We can add HMD Global and Nokia to the list of device makers that’ve revealed their Android 8.0 Oreo update plans. Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer for HMD Global, has confirmed that all Nokia-branded Android phones will be updated to […]


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Android O to be officially released next week?

September 5, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

As you probably well know, Android O is well under development, with 4 developer beta builds already out for eager early adopters to try out. However, an official date on when the final update would become available is still a mystery, as […]


Android, iOS, Operating System

iPhone vs. Android: 12 points of difference

September 1, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Want to start an argument? Just say, “There’s no question Android phones are the best,” “iPhones are worth every penny,” “Only a dolt would use an iPhone,” or, “Android sucks,” and then stand back.Got that out of your system? Good. […]


Android, App Review, Applications, Operating System

How to stop annoying spam calls to your Android smartphone

August 31, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Until recently, I thought unwanted spam calls were mostly a thing of the past. The Federal government, as well as many states, set up Do Not Call registries that allowed consumers to enter their phone numbers and block most undesired calls […]