Google says its partners will have Android 8.0-flavored hardware by the end of 2017

You want Android 8.0 Oreo pretty bad, so Google is pushing its partners to get the latest version of its platform onto new and existing devices. It’s typical for Google’s in-house devices to get software updates first. That’s why no one should be surprised that Oreo will be on the Pixel, Pixel C, Nexus 6P, […]


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Android 8.0 Oreo is upon us, and it’s heroic

Welcome, Oreo! Today in New York City, Google unveiled the newest statue to be joining all of the others on its lawn back home. The statues, which represent every version of Android in history, resemble various sweets. And, with Android O, Google looked to Nabisco’s 105-year-old cookie for inspiration. The two companies came together to […]


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Once Android O arrives, the OnePlus 3 and 3T are getting left behind

The two 2016 phones from OnePlus will no longer receive major software updates after Android O begins rolling out this year. OnePlus hasn’t been too transparent about software updates until recently. And that was largely because, when the company was born, it didn’t have the resources to keep up with multiple devices. It broke the […]


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Security update for August 2017 rolling out to Pixel and Nexus devices

New month, new software update for Google’s hardware. The security patch level on Pixel and Nexus devices has been upgraded for August 2017. Here are the devices receiving the update: Pixel (NHG47Q, NJH47F, NKG47S, NZH54D) Pixel XL (NHG47Q, NJH47F, NKG47S, NZH54D) Pixel C (N2G48C) Nexus 6P (N2G48C) Nexus 5X (N2G48C) Nexus 9 (N4F27K, N9F27H) Nexus […]


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