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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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