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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

Google's New Android Oreo Go Will Work Even On Low-End Phones

Google has a new OS version called Android Oreo Go, specifically designed to play nice with low-end devices. It will work even on handsets with 512MB of RAM and will offer special features to enhance the overall experience.

Google December 5, 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

Here’s How To Get Android 8.0 Oreo Beta On Your Samsung Galaxy S8

Heads up, Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus owners: Android Oreo is ready for you. Well, the beta version at least, which Samsung is now rolling out to select devices in the form of Samsung Experience 9.0.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 3, 2017

The Pixel 2 Has Something That’s Been Missing On Android For Years: Bluetooth Battery Levels

Stock Android offers no option to know if your Bluetooth device is running low on battery. That changes now, as the the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL finally shows battery percentage levels of select Bluetooth devices.

Google October 24, 2017

Essential Phone Reddit AMA: Android Oreo Update, Touch Fix, Night Mode, And More Confirmed

The Essential Phone will receive an Android Oreo public beta in the coming weeks, in addition to night mode and other much-needed performance fixes. Essential also confirmed the status of the white variant, saying it’ll ship soon.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 10, 2017

That ‘Check For Update’ Button On Android Won’t Be Useless Anymore

Google has significantly changed how it rolls out updates. Thanks to a Google Play Services update, the 'check for update' button on Android will now yield the latest software available, whether or not the user is on a rollout group.

Apps/Software September 23, 2017

How To Download Android Oreo On Your Pixel Or Nexus Phone Right Now And Why You Should

Android has officially unveiled Oreo, the next major update after Nougat. It’s not available for everyone yet, but you can download it now if you have a compatible device.

Apps/Software August 23, 2017

Google Will Launch Android O After The Total Solar Eclipse On Aug. 21: Rumors Say It's Android Oreo

Google will officially unveil Android O on Aug. 21, right after the highly anticipated total solar eclipse. According to new rumors, the next major version of the mobile operating system will indeed be named Android Oreo.

Google August 19, 2017

Beta Testers To Get Android O Soon As Google Ends Android Nougat Beta

Google has finally concluded the Android Nougat Beta Program to make way for Android O. Here’s when you might get it, along with some features it’ll bring to the table.

Apps/Software May 7, 2017

Android 8.0 O: Developer Preview Of Android Oreo Gives Glimpse Of New Features

Some of the best Android 8.0 O features have been revealed via the update's developer preview, giving an early peek at what Android Oreo is bringing to the table.

Apps/Software April 9, 2017

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