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Original Nokia 6 (2017 version) receives official Android 9.0 Pie update

February 20, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

You may not remember this, but the Nokia 6 started the brand’s unlikely global revival more than two years ago in China. The first Nokia-branded smartphone marketed by Finnish startup HMD Global and manufactured by Taiwanese giant Foxconn quickly made […]


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Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S9 starts receiving Android 9 Pie update in the U.S.

February 18, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Samsung has already released the long-awaited Android 9 Pie update for Galaxy S9/S9+ in the United States, but carrier-branded models were the only ones to receive it. All major network operators in the country, including AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon […]


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Android Upgrade Report Card: Grading the manufacturers on Pie

February 7, 2019

Via: Computerworld

By this point, it’s no secret that Android upgrades are a mess — but this was supposed to be the cycle where everything got better. Google’s Android 9 Pie release was the first Android version to feature the full benefits […]


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Android Q release date, features and rumors

January 30, 2019

Via: Tech Radar

Google’s Android Q release date and features are what we’re focusing on in 2019, even though the last update, Android 9 Pie, is still slowly rolling out to smartphones after its launch last August. The new version of the mobile […]


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Android 9 Pie in the US: beta coming to Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8 right now!

January 25, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

A couple of weeks ago, Samsung announced that owners of the Galaxy Note 8 can now register to get a beta build of One UI with Android 9 Pie ahead of the official release. Now, the beta program is kicking […]


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Samsung revises Android Pie update schedule for Galaxy S8, also adding Galaxy M20 and M10

January 23, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Samsung has undoubtedly put a lot of effort into its simplified proprietary user interface for Android 9.0 Pie, which naturally meant the company’s first official update to the newest OS version arrived significantly later than similar enhancements for high-end phones […]


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Samsung Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A9 (2018) are getting Android 9 Pie

January 18, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Samsung has quite an extensive portfolio of smartphones covering all price ranges. There’s the flagship Galaxy S and Note series, the mid-range A series, and the budget J, C, and On lineup. This may change in 2019, however, with the […]


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Next version of Android might finally get a dark theme

January 17, 2019

Via: Mashable

Programmers, night owls and dark lords have been asking for a system-wide dark theme on Android since forever, and it seems Google has finally listened. Android Q, which is currently in the very early stages, has a built-in dark theme […]


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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 kicks off Android Pie beta program of its own

January 15, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Even though Samsung hasn’t been as quick to roll out stable Android Pie goodies to its latest flagship handsets as several other companies, the world’s top smartphone vendor is undoubtedly stepping up its software support efforts compared to previous years. […]


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Android is coming to bathrooms around the world through a smart mirror

January 8, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

In the age of the smart home, one can expect every appliance in their abode — from the juicer to the porcelain throne — to be smart and controllable with voice or through almost any imaginable combination of smart devices […]