Tag Archives: Devices

Android Nougat’s Night Mode May Soon Come Back to Nexus Devices

  Google’s ‘Night Mode’, which works similarly to Apple’s Night Shift, has been a feature that has been awaited impatiently by Nexus users. The search giant removed the feature from the final release of Nougat after giving an early glimpse in a developer preview for Nexus devices as the feature was not completely ready. Now, the ‘Night Mode’ will reportedly ... Read More »

CyanogenMod 14.1 Nightly Builds Based on Android 7.1 Nougat Released for Select Devices

The CyanogenMod community has announced that a nightly build of CM14.1 based on Android 7.1 Nougat has been rolled out to select devices. The community members announced that the nightly build will be pushed first to few devices, and later other devices will get the update too. CyanogenMod 14.1 nightly build is available for the Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Xiaomi ... Read More »

Android 7.0 Nougat Now Present on 0.3 Percent of All Active Android Devices, Says Google

  Almost two months after last updating its Android distribution chart, Google has now revealed the number of devices that are currently running the various versions of its mobile OS. The search giant, in its latest distribution chart, on Monday revealed that only 0.3 percent of all active Android devices are currently running on Android 7.0 Nougat. Google did not ... Read More »

Google Begins Rollout of November Android Security Update for Nexus, Pixel Devices

  Sticking to tradition, Google has begun the rollout of the November Android security update for compatible devices. For the first time, Pixel devices also receive the security patches alongside the Nexus devices. The company has made available factory and OTA images for installation. Google rolls out security patches first Monday of every month, and November is no different. The ... Read More »

iOS 10 Now Running on 60 Percent of Active Devices, Apple Says

Earlier this month, Apple released figures of the adoption rate of various version of iOS. The statistics on October at the time showed that more than half of active iOS devices, 54 percent to be precise, had already moved on to the latest version of iOS. Now, the Cupertino-based company has revealed the latest numbers, which reveal that more people ... Read More »

Samsung Introduces 8GB LPDDR4 RAM for Next-Generation Mobile Devices

  Samsung Electronics on Thursday introduced the industry’s first 8GB LPDDR4 mobile DRAM for Ultra HD and large screen devices and for devices with dual-cameras, 4K Ultra HD recording and VR support, among others. The 8GB mobile DRAM package is based on a 10-nanometer process and utilises four of the newest 16Gb LPDDR4 memory chips. “The advent of our powerful ... Read More »

Marshmallow on 18.7 Percent of Android Devices; Nougat Not Yet on Chart: Google

Android 7.0 Nougat, the latest publicly available version of Google’s mobile and tablet operating system, is powering less than 0.1 percent of active Android devices, according to the latest Google Play distribution data. To recall, Nougat started rolling out to Nexus devices last month and reportedly also started rolling out to Android One devices. Sharing the latest distribution data of ... Read More »

iOS 10 Update ‘Bricked’ Some Units; Apple Says Issue Resolved, Devices Can Be Restored via iTunes

Apple released the iOS 10 update for compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices on Tuesday, and some early adopters reported that their devices were ‘bricked’ while installing the update. The issue was reported by more than a handful of users in the first hour of availability of iOS 10. Apple confirmed the problem and stated that affected users should ... Read More »

Android 7.0 Nougat Update Now Reportedly Rolling Out to Android One Devices

  Google started rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat update to compatible Nexus devices last month and earlier this month LG V20, first smartphone with Android 7.0 Nougat, was launched. Now, next in line for the update are Android One devices, as the search giant has has reportedly started rolling out an over-the-air Android 7.0 update for the smartphone series. According ... Read More »

Apple’s New AirPods Said to Work With Non-Apple Bluetooth-Enabled Devices

  At the iPhone 7 launch event, Apple said the new AirPods had been specially designed for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, and come with a brand new W1 wireless chip, leading many to believe that the wireless earphones only work with the new iPhone models. Apple also used the term “Bluetooth-like” technology, once again confusing matters about ... Read More »