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Pixel, Pixel XL Aren’t More Water Resistant Because Google Supposedly ‘Ran Out of Time’

Google’s Pixel phones ever since launch have been in headline for whether they can justify their premium pricing. At their prices, they are in direct competition with the likes of iPhone 7 and Galaxy S7 series, and omissions like optical image stabilisation (OIS) functionality and proper dust and water resistance were remarked upon. The latest buzz around the Pixel and ... Read More »

OnePlus Starts Rolling Out Community Builds for OnePlus 3 and OnePlus X

OnePlus has started rolling out community builds of OxygenOS for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus X smartphones. Unfortunately, the new OxygenOS builds are not based on Android 7.0 Nougat but they bring several new features to the phones. The Chinese company says that users who have already flashed a previous community build will receive the new update via OTA (over-the-air). ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Plus, Jet Black iPhone 7 Initial Supplies Sold Out: Apple

Initial quantities of the iPhone 7 Plus have sold out globally as Apple Inc prepares to roll out its new gadget in stores, the company said Wednesday. Supplies of the larger size of Apple’s new phone have been exhausted in all shades, and the smaller iPhone 7 has also sold out in the new jet black color, the company said. ... Read More »

OnePlus 2 to Get VoLTE Support in Next Quarter; OnePlus One, OnePlus X Will Miss Out

OnePlus India on Tuesday announced that the OnePlus 2 users will be soon able to take advantage of VoLTE connectivity. In a forum post, the company confirmed that it will roll out an OTA update to the OnePlus 2 smartphone in the next quarter, enabling VoLTE support. OnePlus also hinted that previous smartphones including the OnePlus One and OnePlus X ... 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 »

September Android Security Update Starts Rolling Out to Google Nexus Devices

  Google last month started rolling out the final build of Android 7.0 Nougat for compatible Nexus devices. The Android 7.0 Nougat update was rolled out to the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, Pixel C tablet, and Android One General Mobile 4G devices gradually. Now, the company has started rolling out the monthly Android security update for ... Read More »

Cyanogen Starts Rolling Out Cortana India Update to OnePlus One Users

Cyanogen last week started rolling out new features from Microsoft’s Cortana voice-based virtual assistant for the OnePlus One users running Cyanogen OS 13.1 in India. The company says that the ‘Cortana India update’ will automatically start rolling out to the OnePlus One users when it is connected to a Wi-Fi. Unlike Cortana for Android, the version Cyanogen uses is deeply ... Read More »

Android 7.0 Nougat Now Rolling Out to Google Nexus Devices

As expected, Google has broken its tradition and released the final build of its Android 7.0 Nougat for compatible Nexus devices. Apart from the update being released earlier than usual, Google hasn’t launched a new Nexus smartphone as the platform lead device for Nougat. The update is being rolled out over-the-air (OTA), and should reach all users gradually. The Android ... Read More »

MIUI 8 Global Stable ROM to Start Rolling Out to Eligible Devices From Tuesday

Xiaomi has announced that the latest version of its operating system, MIUI 8, will be rolling out as a Global Stable ROM update to eligible devices starting Tuesday. Making the announcement on the MIUI forum last week, Xiaomi also listed the eligible devices – Redmi 1S, Redmi 2, Redmi 2 Prime, Redmi Note 3 (Qualcomm), Redmi Note 3 (Special Edition), ... Read More »

Designers Come Out for Apple in Patent Fight With Samsung

Apple deserved the hundreds of millions of dollars in damages Samsung Electronics paid for infringing patented designs of the iPhone because the product’s distinctive look drives people to purchase it, a group of design industry professionals told the US Supreme Court on Thursday. Setting up a clash with a number of Silicon Valley companies that have come out on the ... Read More »