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Samsung Rolls Out Android 7.0 Nougat Update For Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 And Galaxy Tab S2 9.7

Samsung started rolling out the much-awaited Android 7.0 Nougat update for both its 9.7-inch and 8.-inch variants of the Galaxy Tab S2. The OTA update brings the Game Launcher for the Galaxy Tab S2, a new UI, and more.

Apps/Software April 10, 2017

Android 7.1 Nougat: How To Use Manage Storage Tool For Freeing Up Space On Your Smartphone

Google's latest OS - Android 7.1 Nougat - brings with it the handy Manage Storage tool, which lets users free up memory through Smart Storage or Manual cleanup options. We walk you through how to use these features.

Apps/Software November 29, 2016

Android Nougat Firmware Development For Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge Has Started

Samsung's previous pair of flagships, the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, might also be getting an Android 7.0 Nougat update soon. The company is reportedly to currently be working on the firmware at present.

Apps/Software November 14, 2016

Android Instant Apps: Will It Be The Developers' Best Friend Or Worst Enemy?

Google's Instant Apps for Android offer something valuable for users who want to skimp on storage and effort by simply using a feature from an app without installing it in full. But how will this affect developers?

Apps/Software November 11, 2016

Google Pixel, Pixel XL To Receive First Update At Launch: Android 7.1 Nougat NDE63P

The first software update for Google-branded smartphones Pixel and Pixel XL will arrive on Oct. 20, the same day as the devices' release date. The update brings Wi-Fi connectivity improvements to the devices and not much else.

Google October 20, 2016

Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge To Get Galaxy Note 7 Grace UX Via Android 7.0 Nougat: Improvements Incoming?

Geekbench listings have surfaced showing both Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge running on Android 7.0 Nougat. The firmware is expected to bring Grace UX, improved Always On Display features and performance improvements to S7 and S7 edge devices.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 26, 2016

Forget Android 7.0, New Nexus Smartphones Coming Preloaded With Android 7.1 Nougat

The upcoming Nexus Marlin and Nexus Sailfish from Google will reportedly come preloaded with Android 7.1 Nougat and not Android 7.0. Screenshots show that Android 7.1 is already being used in the wild.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 24, 2016

LG V20: First Smartphone With 32-Bit Quad DAC, Pre-Loaded With Android 7.0 Nougat Confirms User Agent

The LG V20 will be the first-ever smartphone in the world to boast Quad DAC support, which enhances the audio quality of a device manifold. The Android 7.0 powered device is also said to sport the model number LG-H910.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 11, 2016

HTC Nexus 9 Reportedly Getting Android 7.0 Nougat Soon

Owners of the HTC Nexus 9 would be glad to know that their devices might be soon upgrading to the upcoming Android OS, Nougat. A mobile carrier update suggests that the feature is inbound for these tablets.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 13, 2016

Android N Is Now Officially Android Nougat: What To Expect Once It Launches

Android N is now Android 7.0 Nougat, continuing the tradition of naming Google's mobile operating system after sweet treats. It is expected to launch in the fall with new features such as VR mode and Doze on the Go.

Google July 1, 2016

Nexus 5X 32 GB Unlocked Smartphone On Sale For $270

If you're looking for a great deal on a Nexus smartphone, you can score the Nexus 5X for $269.99 on eBay compared to Google's current $399.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 21, 2016

Smartphone Deal: 32 GB Unlocked Nexus 6P On Sale For $419, Includes Free $50 Gift Card And Screen Protector Kit

A new deal on Google's 32 GB unlocked Nexus 6P is available. You can score the smartphone for $419, which also includes a $50 gift card and screen protector kit.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 15, 2016

Google To Reveal Official Android N Name 'In A Few Weeks'

Google is finally going to announce the official name for Android N 'in a few weeks.' The developers have begun to carefully look over the numerous creative submissions.

Google June 9, 2016

Forget What You'll Get For Naming Android N: Motorola Says Moto G4 Plus Will Run On Android O

Motorola accidentally revealed that the OS that will succeed Android N is called Android O. The company confirmed its latest Moto G4 Plus smartphone will be upgraded to both Android N and Android O.

Apps/Software May 23, 2016

HTC Announces It Will Release Android N Update For HTC 10, One M9 And One A9

Google just showed off its next-gen Android N and all of its new features at its annual developers conference. HTC has announced that it will release the update for the HTC 10, One M9 and One A9.

Apps/Software May 21, 2016

Android N New Features: Split-Screen Mode, Google Assistant, Instant Apps And More

Google has revealed more details regarding the upcoming Android N at this year's I/O Conference. Among the new features that will be included in the new operating system are a split-screen mode, the new Google Assistant and Instant Apps.

Google May 20, 2016

Samsung, LG, Xiaomi And Others To Make Android Daydream VR-Ready Smartphones

Google has announced Daydream, a VR platform, during the 2016 Google I/O. Samsung, LG, HTC and more mobile device manufacturers are reportedly developing Daydream VR-ready smartphones.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 20, 2016

Google I/O 2016 Expectations: Standalone VR Headset, Project Tango, Self-Driving Cars And More

Google is expected to shed more light about its future plans during Google I/O, which starts on May 18. Project Tango, Android N and a new VR headset are some of the expectations from the upcoming event.

Google May 14, 2016

Android N Will Not Come With 3D Touch When It Launches This Fall: Report

It was expected that a feature similar to Apple's 3D Touch is coming to Android N. However, a report claims that it will not be included in the initial launch of the next version of Google's mobile operating system.

Apps/Software May 13, 2016

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 US Release Date And Everything We Know So Far

Leakster Evan Blass tweeted what could be the release date of Samsung's next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 6, in the United States. The device is said to pack high-end specifications with Android N pre-installed.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 12, 2016

Android N Developer Preview Now Available For Sony Xperia Z3

Google welcomes a special guest to the Android N preview. It's a Sony phone, but it isn't the company's latest flagship.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 22, 2016

Watch Android Version Of 3D Touch In Action

The unnamed feature of Android to allow 3D Touch on its own platform has been recently demonstrated in a video. Although not official, the video gives sufficient grounds that Android users could reportedly employ touch-specific actions on their devices.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 20, 2016

Google Tweaks Its Emojis For Android N To Be More Like Apple's: Here's What They Look Like

Google redesigned its emojis to include more human characters and skin tones, just like Apple.

Internet Culture April 18, 2016

Android N Could Have Force Touch Capabilities Baked In: Report

Android could be following Apple's lead with its own version of 3D Touch. In support docs for Android N's Launcher Shortcuts feature, developers have taken note of wording that sounds very similar to that found in iPhones.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 16, 2016

Android N Developer Preview 2 Now Available For Nexus 6, 5X, 6P, Nexus 9, Pixel C And Android One

Google outs the Android N Developer Preview 2 for the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Pixel C and Android One, and it's coming in with a couple of neat features.

Apps/Software April 14, 2016

Samsung Might Have Just Revealed Version Number Of Android N

Samsung may have accidentally revealed the version number for the impending Android N OS from Google. The change history for the Samsung MultiWindow SDK 1.3.1 reads it is compatible with Android N 7.0.

Apps/Software April 14, 2016

Latest Android Distribution Numbers Show Marshmallow Adoption Doubled Since Last Month: Did You Get it Yet?

Slowly but surely, Android 6.0 Marshmallow is carving a place for itself inside phones in customers' hands. But despite doubling its adoption rates, Android 6.0 is still overshadowed by the over 30 percent share of the Android market KitKat commands.

Apps/Software April 8, 2016

Google Nexus 9 32 GB On Sale Fom Amazon For $299 Compared To HTC's Current $479

Those looking for an Android 6.0 Marshmallow tablet have a new deal to consider. Amazon is offering the 32 GB Nexus 9 for $299.99 compared to HTC's current $479.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 29, 2016

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 Reportedly Coming In July With Android N Out Of The Box

A report claims that the successor to the Galaxy Note 5 will be launched in July with Android N preinstalled. The timeframe would make sense for Samsung and the Galaxy Note 6 as the developer preview of Android N has already been released.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 22, 2016

Google Rolls Out Nexus 5X Update With Cool Color Temperature Toggle, Other Performance Improvements

Google has released the Nexus 5X update, which comes packed with a cool color temperature toggle plus other performance tweaks. Here's how to enable this option.

Apps/Software March 18, 2016

Google's Codename For Android N Is New York Cheesecake

Google is calling the Android N internally as NYC or New York Cheesecake. In the meantime, it seems that the company wants to gather the opinion of people on how the Android N will be officially named.

Apps/Software March 17, 2016

Android N Split-Screen Feature Spells Multitasking For Tablets Such As Google Pixel C

Finally, Android N brings the much-needed split-screen feature to the table, providing multitasking capability for devices that support it such as the Google Pixel C.

Apps/Software March 14, 2016

Unable To Boot After Installing Android N Beta? Here's A Fix From Google

Android fans complained of booting issues after installing Android N preview firmware but Google has issued a fix. Here is a step-by-step guide of fixing the soft bricking issue.

Apps/Software March 12, 2016

Curious About Android N? Here's How To Join Google's Android Beta Program

Google recently opened its Android Beta Program, where techies can test out the newest Android N preview builds. If you want to play around with the newest operating system from Google, here's how to join the beta party.

Apps/Software March 10, 2016

Google Offers Developers 25 Percent Discount On Pixel C Tablet: 32 GB Model At $375, 64 GB At $449

Google has given its Pixel C tablet a 25 percent discount aimed at developers. Interested consumers can now grab the 32 GB variant at $375 or the 64 GB model at $449.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 10, 2016

How To Install Android N Developer Preview: System Image Download, Compatible Devices And Details You Need To Know

Google has launched the Android N Developer Preview program early, as most fans were not expecting to see the new operating system until May. The Android N Preview can be installed on supported devices or tested through the Android Emulator.

Apps/Software March 10, 2016

Google Rolls Out Android N Developer Preview: Split-Screen, Bundles Of Notifications, Better Battery Life And More

Google has unexpectedly released the Android N Developer Preview. Here are the top features to expect from Android N.

Apps/Software March 10, 2016

Android N Mockups Show Interface Screenshots With New System Settings: Here's What It Could Look Like

Google’s latest OS is in the works and leaked mockups of the interface surfaced recently. The images indicate that the upcoming Android N will be quite simplified, and it might even remove an important section altogether.

Apps/Software March 8, 2016

HTC 2016 Nexus Will Come With 3D Touch Display, Run On Android N: Rumor

A rumor says the HTC 2016 Nexus will feature a 3D Touch display and have Android N out of the box. It looks like pressure-sensitive screens will become the standard for Android devices in the foreseeable future.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 5, 2016

Android N Without An App Drawer? Watch This Google Video And See For Yourself

There have been rumors that Google will be removing the app drawer feature in Android N, which is the next version of the mobile operating system. A video uploaded on Twitter seems to show that Google is moving forward with the removal of the popular feature.

Apps/Software February 29, 2016

First Android N Screenshot Leak Shows Hamburger Menu In Settings App

Screenshots of Android N got leaked, and they reveal a hamburger menu in Settings and day and night themes. The images were taken using a Nexus 5, and that means the smartphone could get the latest Android update this year.

Apps/Software February 27, 2016

What Are The Best Android N Features To Expect? Multi-Window Mode, Stylus Support, OpenJDK And More

Android N is poised to be released in May this year. The new Android version will bring several new features such as multi-window mode, improved tablet support and more.

Apps/Software February 14, 2016

Samsung Galaxy S7 Leak Hints At Android N With Stylus Support

The Samsung Galaxy S7 could sport a stylus of its own, according to a post on the developers' website of the smartphone maker. On top of that, the anticipated handset could run on Android N.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 7, 2016

Google Already Working On Android N, Promises ‘Split Screen’ And ‘Multiwindow’ Support

Android N is in the works already, according to the people behind Pixel C. It seems that Google will roll out a major upgrade to the operating system soon enough, along with Split Screen and Multiwindow support.

Apps/Software December 12, 2015

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