Tag Archives: Beta

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 »

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 »

Google Wants You to be a Google+ Beta Tester

Google+ is scouting potential beta testers, not just for the Android app, but for the platform itself. If you become a beta tester, Google says you’ll be testing out new features, chatting with the G+ product team, and providing many details about how you use the service. Here is what Google+ is looking for in a potential beta tester. Active poster ... Read More »

Age of Empires: Definitive Edition With 4K Support Coming This Year, Beta Signups Open

HIGHLIGHTS Interested players can join the beta for the game All civilisations from original game will be available in new entry The game features both single player and multiplayer modes In terms of visual fidelity, video games might have taken giant leaps in last two decades but very few games can match the nostalgia of playing Age of Empires on ... Read More »

Android Nougat 7.1.2 Public Beta Now Available for Compatible Pixel, Nexus Devices

Google on Monday released the public beta of the Android 7.1.2 Nougat update, which is the next maintenance release for Android Nougat. The company is also rolling out the beta to eligible devices enrolled in the Android Beta Program. Google claims that the new update is focused on fixing a number of bugs and also brings optimisations. The latest Android ... Read More »

Honor 5C Android 7.0 Nougat Beta Test Programme Started India Users

Chinese tech giant Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has launched a Android 7.0 Nougat beta test programme for its Honor 5C smartphone. The Nougat beta test programme, currently in a preview stage, will let the testers identify bugs in Honor’s own Android Nougat-based customised skin EMUI. The Honor 5C beta test programme is only available in India, rolling out to the testers ... Read More »

OnePlus 3 Will Reportedly Get Android 7.0 Nougat Beta ‘Community’ Build This Month

  A company that advertises its products as ‘flagship killers’ needs to not only keep up with the hardware specifications on premium smartphones but also the software aspect of its smartphones. It seems like OnePlus finally had this epiphany as the company will reportedly bring a beta ‘community’ build of Android 7.0 Nougat for its smartphone OnePlus 3 this month. ... Read More »

Samsung Officially Launches Android 7.0 Galaxy Beta Program for Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge

  Samsung has officially rolled out its ‘Galaxy Beta Program’, which lets users of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge sample Android 7.0 Nougat before its public release. We reported this a couple of days back and now, Samsung has made it official through a news release on its website. The Beta program is currently only available for users residing ... Read More »

iOS 10.2 Beta Gets Support for Unicode 9.0 Emojis Including Shrug, Face Palm

Apple has introduced complete support for Unicode 9.0 in the developer beta of iOS 10.2, which was released earlier this week. The company has also redesigned several older emojis. New additions include face palm, shrug, fingers crossed, drooling face, nauseated face; new gendered professions, as well as new animal, food, drinks emojis like bacon and whiskey glass. Emojipedia reports the ... Read More »

WhatsApp for Android Gets Voicemail Feature; Beta Now Lets You Share With Multiple Contacts

WhatsApp has been introducing an array of features, the recent one being the voicemail feature. The feature arrived on iPhone devices first, and now the company has also rolled it out for Android users via Google Play. Furthermore, the latest beta version for Android also gets the ability to share content with multiple contacts and groups simultaneously. As mentioned, Android ... Read More »