Tag: Android 8.1

Android Oreo 8.1 New Feature Displays Wi-Fi Speed Labels

Some Android owners are starting to see new labels next to open WiFi networks. Here's what all of the new WiFi display labels mean.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 23, 2018

Google Investigating Android 8.1 Bug Causing Swipe Issues On Pixel And Nexus Phones

Some Google Pixel and Nexus owners have been experiencing some lock screen issues following the Android 8.1 Oreo update, where the phone does not always register swipes. Google is now looking into the matter and should fix it soon.

Google January 12, 2018

Pixel 2 XL Fingerprint Scanner Slower After Android 8.1 Update? Here's A Workaround While Google Investigates

Some Pixel 2 XL owners reported that their smartphone's fingerprint scanner takes longer to respond after installing the Android 8.1 update. Google is looking into the matter, but there's a workaround that should fix things in the meantime.

Google December 18, 2017

Google Officially Rolls Out Android 8.1 Oreo To Nexus, Pixel Devices: Here’s What’s New

Google has officially rolled out Android 8.1 to a host of Pixel and Nexus devices. It contains minor but needed improvements, and it activates the Pixel Visual Core chip on Google’s latest flagships.

Apps/Software December 6, 2017

Pixel 2's Hidden Visual Core Chip Now Activated Via Android 8.1 Oreo Developer Preview

The Pixel Visual Core chips tucked away inside Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL devices are lighting up. Google is enabling them with the developer preview of Android 8.1 Oreo and do the same for consumers in December.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 28, 2017

Android 8.1 Will Show Which Apps Are Draining Your Phone’s Battery The Most

The developer preview for Android 8.1 now features a better implementation of battery drain. It now shows which apps are causing the huge strain on your device’s juice, and lets you prevent them from being battery hogs.

Apps/Software November 11, 2017

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