OnePlus has released the second OxygenOS Open Beta for the OnePlus 5 which is based on Android Oreo. The update includes a slew of bug fixes and more.
Samsung is now rolling out its fourth Android 8.0 Oreo beta for the Galaxy S8. This release comes with a long list of bug fixes.
Xiaomi has started rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo update to owners of the Xiaomi Mi A1, ahead of the final rollout before the end of 2017.
Samsung Galaxy S8 owners around the world will soon be getting their first major Android update. The upgrade to Oreo keeps the core GS8 experience the same, but brings welcome performance tweaks and a handful of new features on top of everything else this phone could already do. First of all, though, your Galaxy S8 is still a Galaxy S8. Show More Summary
Here's the state of Android in December 2017. Google recently released the latest Android Distribution numbers, and this is the last one we'll get for 2017. A lot of what we're seeing this time around is more of the same, but one area...Show More Summary
Google has released updated platform distribution numbers, which show that a mere 0.5 percent of Android devices are on Oreo, and the latest 8.1 build hasn't even hit the necessary 0.1 percent cutoff to be included. The post Just 0.5 Percent of Android Devices Run the Latest Version appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Android fragmentation! It's a problem as old as time itself. (Just kidding. But my gosh I've been writing about it for a long time.) Yesterday, Google released some fresh platform data explaining how many devices are running each version. Show More Summary
HMD Global is now rolling out the Oreo beta build to the Nokia 5. HMD Global kicked off its Android beta program for the Nokia 8 earlier this year, stating at the time that beta firmware would be available for other devices in due course of time. Show More Summary
With the recent launch of Android Oreo, it’s been fun to watch usage of that version grow each month. Today we get to check in on Oreo’s usage again thanks to some new Android platform distribution stats from Google. During the 7-day period ending on December 11th, Google says that [...]
Google updated the Android distribution numbers for December today and they show the same thing we always get, a slow uptick in the percentage of the newest version of Android, as well as an uptick in the previous version, followed by a decline in all others. Show More Summary
Honor's CEO recently sat down with a Serbian website to confirm Oreo is coming to a handful of their devices. Here's the full list.
The brand new Honor 7X is a solidly specced out budget phone, but it launched with Android Nougat and an older build of EMUI 5.1 in tow. This is in contrast to the Huawei Mate 10 Pro which launched with
The Android 8.0 Oreo update is out for Android Wear and brings with it features like adjustable vibration strength, new languages, battery saving settings, and more. Unfortunately, Google didn’t announce last week what devices are getting the updates. Today the company clarified with a list [...]
Android Wear began rolling out to the LG Watch Sport a few weeks ago, but Google has 29 more smartwatches either already receiving it or said to be getting it at some point down the line.
Starting today, the Google Pixel 2 (running Android 8.1 Oreo) will gain access to AR Stickers inside the camera app. To kick things off, Star Wars The Last Jedi sticker pack is being released just ahead of the movie.
The photographic world of Pixel and Pixel 2 owners just got more interesting now that Google Inc. has released its augmented reality stickers. The owners of Pixel phones running the recent release of Android 8.1 Oreo now have accessShow More Summary
Now that we know for sure that the Huawei Watch 2 will get the update to Android Oreo, it may have jumped onto your shortlist of potential smartwatch purchases this holiday shopping season. If it has, then I have even better news for you. Show More Summary
During Google's Pixel 2 event in October, the company teased its upcoming AR stickers and starting today, Pixel users can actually get their hands on them. Those with Pixel phones running Android 8.1 Oreo will have access to AR stickers like Foodmoji, 3D text and celebratory balloons and champagne just in time for the holidays. Show More Summary
The Android 8.0 Oreo update is already making its way out to a few Android Wear devices, such as the LG Watch Sport and Louis Vuitton Tambour, but Google has provided a list of every Android-powered watch that should receive the update at some point. Show More Summary