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Android, Operating System

Android 8 Oreo update rolling out for the Nokia 8 today

November 24, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

HMD has been very vocal about intending to keep its new Nokia phones updated in a timely manner. With promises that even the lower-tier Nokia 3 will be getting a solid, 2-year, prompt update schedule, and that its phones will […]


Android, Android Phone, Phones, Products

Trouble in beta paradise: Samsung pauses public US Oreo tests for Galaxy S8 and S8+

November 15, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

Even though it wasn’t quite as fast as Huawei, OnePlus or HMD Global in opening a public Oreo beta program for the Galaxy S8 and S8+, Samsung quickly rolled out a couple of (unstable) updates for testers, sparking hope of […]


Android, Operating System

Microsoft is flailing with Android app support on Chromebooks

November 2, 2017

Via: Computerworld

These days, Microsoft is supposedly all about services — about getting you to use and subscribe to its software, regardless of what platform you prefer. That’s why it’s especially hard to understand the convoluted mess the company’s creating with its […]


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 […]


Android, Operating System

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 […]


Android, Operating System

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 […]


Android, Operating System

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 […]