Unless you count the latest version finally getting into double digits, the Android distribution numbers for July 2017 aren’t anything worth celebrating. Here’s the full breakdown: These are the percentage point changes from last month: Nougat (11.5%): +2% Marshmallow (31.8%): -0.6% Lollipop (30.1%) -0.7% KitKat (17.1%): -1% Jelly Bean (9%): -0.7% Ice Cream Sandwich (0.7%): […]
Come comment on this article: Android Distribution July 2017: At least Nougat finally broke double digits
No, the Moto X Pure Edition doesn’t have Android 7.0 Nougat despite what you’ve heard. It’s been a very bumpy path for owners of the Moto X Pure Edition who’ve wait so long for the software update. Google released Nougat almost an entire year ago, and the 2015 that runs stock Android is still without […]
Come comment on this article: Motorola says Android 7.0 Nougat for the Moto X Pure Edition is in “final field testing”
OnePlus has always championed the phrase “Never Settle,” but if you’re still rocking a OnePlus 2, it looks like you’re going to have to settle for Android 6.0 Marshmallow. According to the company’s support team, the OnePlus 2 is now officially a dated device and won’t be receiving anymore software updates, despite being less than […]
Come comment on this article: OnePlus 2 is officially dated, won’t be receiving Nougat
Keeping things in-house should be a recipe that prevents problems from cropping up when a phone manufacturer decides to update a device. After all, they have all of the software code and hardware specs. Unfortunately, that does not seem to be the case, even after extensive testing. Google is the latest example of an update […]
Come comment on this article: Google breaks fingerprint sensor for Pixel, Nexus phones with latest Android Nougat update
It might not be long before Android 7.0 Nougat is on the Moto X Pure Edition, and the software update could arrive way sooner than expected. Along with multiple tips from our readers, we received an email regarding the Motorola Feedback Network. It notes that owners of the phone are being invited to preview a […]
Come comment on this article: Android 7.0 Nougat for Moto X Pure Edition nears as soak test begins
Good news for T-Mobile Galaxy S7 owners; your Android 7.0 Nougat update is rolling out right now. That means you’re getting treated to all of the new things that Google introduced with Nougat, plus Samsung’s tweaks, and hopefully none of the diminished battery life. The update brings the GS7 and GS7 Edge up to speed […]
Come comment on this article: Android 7.0 Nougat hits the T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge
ZTE is next up to bat to bring Nougat to some of its devices, and first on the list is the Axon 7. ZTE is touting this as the most affordable Daydream compatible phone in the US right now, which is a selling point all on its own, but there’s plenty of other stuff to look […]
Come comment on this article: ZTE Axon 7 gets updated to Android 7.0 Nougat
We’ve been eagerly awaiting an official release of Android 7.0 to Samsung’s latest flagship line, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. It’s taken a couple of months, but the update is finally ready for the masses. This update follows just a couple months after Samsung tested out a beta on their devices, which really […]
Come comment on this article: Android 7.0 Nougat begins rolling out to the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge
The software update rolling out today to the OnePlus 3T isn’t what you think it’s for. A software update for OxygenOS 3.5.4 is being pushed to the OnePlus 3T, and it includes a bunch of fixes as well as optimizations for device owners on T-Mobile’s network. Here’s the full changelog: Optimizations for US-TMO Network Optimizations […]
Come comment on this article: OnePlus 3T gets software update, but it’s not Nougat
It’s the first week of December, so let’s check-in and see what shape Android is in today. There’s good and bad news for Google with this month’s Android distribution numbers. That’s expected, though, every time we take a look at which versions of Android are rising and falling. These are the percentage point changes: Nougat: […]
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Sure, OnePlus’ software is among the best in the world because of its simple and clean presentation. A problem exists, though. Getting software updates out in a timely manner has been extremely difficult for the company. With every device, OnePlus just takes so long to go from testing to rolling out. If you were thinking […]
Come comment on this article: Hungry for Nougat? OnePlus 3 gets it this month
There are more devices running Gingerbread than Android 7.0 Nougat, Google’s latest Android version. These monthly numbers highlight Google’s biggest issue with Android: fragmentation.
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Android-86 has released its first build of Nougat for PC. What does that mean? You can now use the latest version of Android, great new multi-tasking features and all, on your computer.
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Google is doing some interesting things with Nougat, and one of those will be regular maintenance releases. By pushing out maintenance releases every so often, this allows Nougat to see “continued refinement and polish.” Google didn’t offer any details on how many maintenance releases there would be, but thanks to new information from Evan Blass, […]
Come comment on this article: Nougat should see a total of three quarterly maintenance releases
The Galaxy Note 7 could get Android 7.0 Nougat in “two to three months,” according to Samsung mobile head Koh Dong-jin. In other words, those who plan on picking up a Galaxy Note 7 are looking at getting the latest Android version loaded on their new smartphone by November at the latest. From Dong-jin: “It […]
Come comment on this article: Galaxy Note 7 to get Nougat in “two to three months,” Samsung mobile chief says
In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it’s almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories.
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