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  1. Android News

    Razer Phone Going Straight to Android 8.1 Next Month

    Announced this morning, Razer is skipping the update to Android 8.0, and will push an Android 8.1 update to the device in mid to late-April. If you don’t feel like waiting around until next month, Razer has published a developer preview for the update.
  2. Android News

    Google fixes bug that bricked some Pixel 2 devices when flashing Android 8.1

    Google has fixed a bug that caused some Google Pixel 2 devices to fail when flashing Android 8.1 Oreo. The issue first appeared last October with the rollout of the then new software, and was discovered when some users tried to install it via Fastboot.
  3. Android News

    OnePlus 5/5T Open Beta brings Weather and Gaming mode related changes

    OnePlus has started pushing out a new Open Beta build to its OnePlus 5 and 5T smartphones. Arriving as Open Beta 7 and 5, respectively, the update brings along changes related to Launcher, Weather, and Gaming mode.
  4. Android News

    AT&T rolls out Android 8.0 Oreo for the LG V30

    AT&T is now distributing the update to Android 8.0 Oreo to the LG V30 units it has sold. The update for the V30 also features the latest security fixes. After installing it you'll have the March 1, 2018 security patch level.
  5. Android News

    Android P Comes to Wear OS in New Developer Preview

    Google just dropped a new developer preview on us, only this time it’s not for phones. Instead, their rebranded wearables platform, Wear OS, is getting updated to Android P. For now, Google is only making this first Android P Wear OS preview available to the Huawei Watch 2 and Huawei Watch 2 Classic
  6. Android News

    Samsung Gear S2 gets firmware upgrade

    The Samsung Gear S2 is enjoying stellar software support – the three year old smartwatch just got an update with several major new features. The UI was updated to improve multitasking. Samsung also added new fitness functions.
  7. Android News

    Latest OnePlus 5/5T Open Betas add network priority in Gaming Mode,...

    OnePlus is pushing out new Open Betas to the 5 and 5T. While not quite as big of a deal as last time, the latest updates bring some nice minor quality-of-life improvements.
  8. Android News

    AT&T Galaxy Note 8 Oreo update rolling out now

    AT&T is now rolling out firmware version N950USQU3CRC2 for the Galaxy Note 8 over the air. As expected, it weighs in at 1.4GB since it’s a major Android platform update. The update is being rolled out gradually.
  9. Android News

    Android Oreo is coming to all US Galaxy Note 8 variants within 2-3 weeks

    is promising Oreo to Galaxy Note 8 owners on all US carriers within 2-3 weeks. Samsung also says unlocked owners of the Galaxy Note 8 will get it in that same time frame
  10. Android News

    AT&T Galaxy S8 Now Also Receiving Oreo Update

    Following Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile, it appears owners of the Galaxy S8 on AT&T are beginning to receive Oreo. The update should also be rolling out to the Galaxy S8+. For the Galaxy S8, the build is labeled as R16NW.G950USQU2CRB9, weighing in at around 1.5GB.
  11. Android News

    LG V30 on Sprint gets Android 8.0 Oreo

    The Verizon LG V30 received Android 8.0 earlier this month, and now the Sprint model is next. The update is 1.7GB in size and comes with a March security build.
  12. Android News

    Sony Xperia XA1, XA1 Ultra and XA1 Plus get Oreo update

    The Sony Xperia XA1 trio - XA1, XA1 Plus and XA1 Ultra - is getting the Android 8.0 Oreo update as. The update weighs about 900MB and bumps the Android Nougat Xperias up to Android 8.0 Oreo and brings the February 2018 security patch level.
  13. Android News

    Samsung Galaxy Note 8 starts receiving Oreo

    The Oreo update is finally starting to roll out to the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. A user in France has reported seeing the firmware and it isn't a beta realese. Samsung has officially scheduled the Galaxy Note 8 for a March 30 rollout for the 8.0 Oreo update but it looks like things are happening...
  14. Android News

    Oreo update rolling now to the Galaxy S8 and S8+ on Verizon

    First the LG V30 and now the Galaxy S8 and S8+ are receiving the Android 8.0 Oreo update along with the Samsung Experience 9.0. Verizon was quick to update these two flagships before other carriers in the US.
  15. Android News

    Android Oreo beta update for Honor 7X begins rolling out today

    The Oreo Beta program for the Honor 7X was announced by the company earlier this month, and now it's time for the update to arrive. Those who enrolled in the program are getting emails that update will start rolling out today.
  16. Android News

    T-Mobile rolls out Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus update ahead of launch

    T-Mobile is rolling out an early update to the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus, two days ahead of the phones’ official release date. The update brings devices up to firmware version G960USQU1ARBG (S9) or G965USQU1ARBG (S9 Plus) and comes in at 260 MB. The patch notes state that the face unlock...
  17. Android News

    March security update rolling out to Sony Xperia XZ, XZs and X Performance

    Sony has started pushing out a new update to some of its Xperia X series smartphones (including the Xperia XZ, XZs, and X Performance). Arriving as version 41.3.A.2.99, it's a security update that brings along Android fixes for the month of March.
  18. Android News

    Essential Releases Android 8.1 Update for Essential Phone

    Essential just pushed the Android 8.1 update to the Essential Phone. The update is arriving to all right now as build OPM1.180104.092 with the March security patch. If you are in the beta, the update weighs in at 275.8MB.
  19. Android News

    Verizon LG V30 is Getting Its Oreo Update Right Now

    The LG V30 on Verizon is receiving its update to Android 8.0 “Oreo” right now. Verizon has not yet posted any of the details for the update, but it is quite large at 1.7GB. You’ll want to be on WiFi for this one. The LG V30 Oreo update drops in as software version VS99620a.
  20. Android News

    Android 8.0 Oreo arrives for the HTC U Ultra

    In late August last year HTC officially confirmed the Oreo update for the HTC U Ultra and it is finally here. The update is rolling out in Taiwan and India and Italy at the moment. The update brings the OS version up to 8.0 and the firmware is version 2.19.400.1.
  21. Android News

    New update hitting Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 smartphones

    HMD has started pushing out new updates to its Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 smartphones. Weighing in at around 132 MB, these are security updates that bring along Android fixes for the month of March.
  22. Android News

    March’s Android Security Update Goes Live for Nexus and Pixel Devices

    Google just dropped the March 2018 security patch for Nexus and Pixel devices on us. At this time, we already have both factory image and OTA files
  23. Android News

    Samsung Galaxy S8 February 2018 security patch rolling out now

    Samsung has gradually been rolling out the February 2018 security patch to compatible devices and with the month now over, it has finally released the latest security maintenance release for the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+. Both handsets have now received the February 2018 security patch in the...
  24. Android News

    February update for Samsung Galaxy Note8 starts rolling out in the US

    After Italy, the United States has become the latest market where the February update has started rolling out to the Samsung Galaxy Note8. Arriving as build number N950USQS3BRB1, the update is currently hitting Verizon units in the region.
  25. Android News

    Sony patches Xperia XZ, Xperia XZs and X Performance for "Spectre" and "Meltdown"

    Sony Mobile is rolling a new firmware update for the Xperia XZ, Xperia XZs and Xperia X Performance devices this morning. The new update brings the February 2018 Android security patch to these devices, moving the build number from 41.3.A.2.58 to version 41.3.A.2.75. This latest security patch...