Tag Archives: Android

Nokia 2 to Get Android 8.1 Oreo Update Directly, HMD Global Confirms

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 2 to receive Android 8.1 Oreo update HMD Global CPO confirmed the development Nokia 2 likely to get some Android Go features alongside new Android Oreo After bringing the latest Android experience to the flagship Nokia 8, HMD Global is now set to directly provide Android 8.1 Oreo to Nokia 2. The handset was launched in October with Android 7.1 Nougat. It comes with an ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.0 Oreo Beta Update Needs Testers, Says Company

HIGHLIGHTS All Mi A1 users are eligible to apply for the program Active users on the MIUI Global Forum will be selected for testing Xiaomi warns that this will not be a stable build Xiaomi is now inviting applications from beta testers for the Android 8.0 Oreo update that will roll out soon on the Xiaomi Mi A1. The announcement, posted on the official MIUI website, ... Read More »

Microsoft Edge Browser Goes Out of Preview; Now Available to Download for Android, iOS

HIGHLIGHTS The Edge browser app was available for Windows Insiders last month It is now available to download via Google Play and the App Store Microsoft has added a couple of new features since the preview Microsoft has officially released its Edge browser for Android and iOS devices, a month after unveiling its beta version last month to receive feedback from the ... Read More »

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp for Android and iOS Announced, Out Late November

HIGHLIGHTS Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is Nintendo’s next smartphone game Pre-registrations are open now India is not getting the game at launch Nintendo revealed Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp for iOS and Android during Animal Crossing Mobile Direct — one of the many video presentations Nintendo has during the year. If you were expecting information on an Animal Crossing game for Nintendo ... Read More »

Nokia 8 Now Has a Beta Build of Android 8.0 Oreo Available for Users

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 8 users can now beta test Android Oreo Users can sign-up for the beta test Nokia 3 likely to receive Android 7.1.2 update Nokia brand licensee HMD Global is indeed keeping its promise of timely software updates for its new Android smartphone portfolio. The company has launched Android 8.0 Oreo beta for the flagship Nokia 8. Juho Sarvikas, ... Read More »

Android 8.0 Oreo Makes Its Debut in Google’s Version Distribution Chart

HIGHLIGHTS Android 8.0 Oreo now powering 0.2 percent devices Android Nougat running on 17.8 percent devices Marshmallow powers 32 percent active devices Android 8.0 Oreo, the latest publicly available mobile operating system by Google, is now running on 0.2 percent of active devices. Google has updated its Google Play distribution data, providing figures for the seven-day period ending Monday, October ... Read More »

BlackBerry Priv Won’t Be Getting Last Year’s Android Nougat Update

HIGHLIGHTS BlackBerry Priv, launched in 2015, is company’s first Android phone The move is a blow to BlackBerry, a security-first company Most recent flagships will get Android Oreo this year Iconic phone company BlackBerry has said that it won’t be rolling out last year’s Android Nougatsoftware update to the BlackBerry Priv smartphone in a blow to the customers and to its own image, as it ... Read More »

Nokia 5, Nokia 6 Receiving August Android Security Update Alongside Google Pixel Devices

HMD Global has time and again stressed how it has prioritised software support, and has even made headlines on the steps it is taking to keep its promise. Now, the Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 are receiving the August security patch on the same day as the Google Pixel and compatible Nexus devices. Furthermore, Chief Product Officer at HMD Global, Juho Sarvikas reiterates on social media that the ... Read More »

Truecaller for Android Gets Spam Folder, New Themes, and More With Latest Update

HIGHLIGHTS The update is already available for download on Google Play The update brings along an option of auto-renewal for Pro version Earlier monthly subscription rate was Rs. 60 Truecaller is now rolling out version 8.21 of its Android app, and the update brings along a host of changes to the application. If you often get annoyed with spam messages, the new update ... Read More »

YouTube for Android Gets Redesigned Layout With Navigation Bar at Bottom

HIGHLIGHTS The update is said to be rolling out slowly for Android Upload button has now been shifted to top bar in the app The new interface has been claimed to make navigation easier After testing it for around one year, Google has finally made YouTube for Android’s redesigned layout official. Notably, the new design repositions the navigation bar, earlier ... Read More »