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Android Market was still a thing, but it’s no more, as Google pulls the plug on Android 2.1 and lower

June 21, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

Even after years of trying various ways to reduce Android fragmentation, Google’s most notorious mobile OS issue appears to be getting worse, as Marshmallow literally just surpassed the three year-old Lollipop’s popularity while Nougat is barely looking to break the […]


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Sony starts rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat for Xperia XA Ultra

June 16, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

Although slower than other Android OEMs, Sony continues to push the long-awaited Android 7.0 Nougat update to many of its smartphones. Fans who own the Xperia XA Ultra will be pleased to know that their handsets are the next to […]


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Android O listed as Android 8.0 in Developer Preview 3 update

June 9, 2017

Via: Phone Dog

There may not be any huge, user-facing additions in the Android O Developer Preview 3 release that came out today, but there is one interesting tidbit of info contained within the update. In the new Android O Dev Preview 3 […]


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Nougat nears 10 percent adoption, Marshmallow finally beats Lollipop in June Android distribution figures

June 6, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

It’s not really fair to compare the “installed base” of the latest iOS version with Android distribution numbers, and Apple knows that full well, but at a dev-focused conference where macOS High Sierra debuted (for real), we shouldn’t be surprised […]


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BlackBerry begins rollout of June Android security update

June 6, 2017

Via: CrackBerry

Keeping updates on schedule, the BlackBerry Security Incident Response Team has now announced they have begun the rollout of the June Android security update for BlackBerry smartphones. As per normal, once downloaded and installed, you should see your security patch […]


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6 small ways Android O will make your phone smarter

June 2, 2017

Via: Computerworld

These days, most mobile OS upgrades tend to revolve more around refining than reinventing. That’s basically been the case with Android since 2015’s Marshmallow release — and that’s not to say the updates have been inconsequential. They’ve just been more […]


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Is Android boring and if so, is that a good thing?

May 25, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

Google I/O was just last week and it has almost passed from our memory as if it never happened. Sure, we’re super excited about some of the neat things coming to Android, but there were no skydivers, or robots bursting […]


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10 new Android O features that will make your phone better

May 19, 2017

Via: Mashable

Though we got out first peek at Android O back in March, Google finally revealed  more details this week at its I/O developers conference about the soon-to-drop version of Android. Though we’re still quite a ways away from the official […]


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Android O Beta is available to download the easy way

May 18, 2017

Via: Boy Genius

Google properly unveiled Android O during its main keynote at Google I/O 2017, though the new mobile OS system was launched in preview mode a few months ago. The Android O Developer Preview is technically available to developers only, and […]


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Android 7.0 Nougat continues sluggish US expansion, reaching unlocked LG G5 and AT&T HTC One M9

May 17, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

What could the LG G5 and HTC One M9 possibly have in common, aside from low sales figures and the imminence of oblivion? Fun fact – while they may seem just as old, obsolete and unattractive, one is actually 12 […]