Tag Archives: Android

Android 8.0 Oreo now available for unlocked HTC U11 users

NEW YORK: Smartphone major HTC announced that those with an unlocked HTC U11 device will now be able to install Android’s latest release, Oreo, starting today. The same was announced by Mo Versi, the company’s VP of product management, who also claimed that HTC is working with Sprint to get Oreo on the carrier model “as quickly as possible,” reports The Verge. Meanwhile, ... Read More »

Android Oreo is now available for the HTC U11 Life

Following an update which rolled out to its flagship HTC U11, the company is now rolling out Android Oreo to the recently released HTC U11 Life. If you’ll recall, the HTC U11 Life recently debuted both domestically and internationally as a T-Mobile exclusive in the States, as well as the first Android One product from HTC overseas. The smaller, mid-range device clearly pulls ... Read More »

HTC starts rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update to U11 Life smartphones

For those unaware, the HTC U11 Life comes with a 5.2-inch full HD display with 1080×1920 pixel resolution. The display is protected with a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass on top. NEW DELHI: It seems that Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has started rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update for its smartphones. Company’s VP, product management Mo Versi confirmed via Twitter that the company has ... 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 »

How Apple and Android took over the smartphone market

Microsoft recently confirmed that its Windows Phone operating system is over and done. That means when it’s time to buy a new smartphone, there are basically only two operating systems a consumer can choose from: iOS or Android. The two have a sort of duopoly on the smartphone market. Apple released the first iPhone in 2007, and a little over ... Read More »

Google Deletes Android Backup Data If You Don’t Use Device for Two Months

HIGHLIGHTS Google reportedly doesn’t proactively inform users about deleting data Users who are paying for Google Drive can’t recover data once deleted Android allows users to backup app and settings data If you have a habit of switching your daily driver from Android frequently, we have news for you. As it turns out, Google deletes the Android backup data for users if ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ1 with Android 8.0 Oreo spotted on GFXBench

Sony is all set to unveil three smartphones on August 31 at the IFA 2017 tech show in Berlin. As the launch is approaching close, there are several leaks that are emerging online regarding the devices. Well, Sony is likely to launch three smartphones – Sony Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ1 Compact and Xperia X1 at the event. The Xperia XZ1 ... Read More »

Twitter Brings Account Sharing Feature to Android, iOS Apps

HIGHLIGHTS TweetDeck offers a more convenient Twitter experience TweetDeck app was bought by Twitter for $40 million back in 2011 Twitter now has 328 million monthly active users (MAUs) Twitter is now allowing users to share access to their multiple accounts via iOS and Android applications without needing to share that accounts password. The company retweeted a tweet from its ... Read More »

Google Play Protect Logo Will Now Be Shown on Google Certified Android Devices

HIGHLIGHTS Google announced Google Play Protect at I/O conference this year The company showed this feature prominently in Google Play recently The company has been actively pushing the security feature Google has been pushing its Play Protect feature for Android ever since it was announced back at I/O 2017. After adding the feature to Android device settings, the search giant started showing ... Read More »

Yu Yureka Black Starts Receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update

HIGHLIGHTS The smartphone was launched in India back in June Yu Yureka Black is powered by Snapdragon 430 SoC The handset packs 5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) IPS display Yu Mobiles, wholly owned subsidiary of Micromax Informatics, on Wednesday announced that it has started rolling out the Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Yu Yureka Black smartphone. To recall, Yu Yureka Black runs Android 6.0 ... Read More »