As is par for the course, the next version of Android — known right now only as “Android M” — will be given a (usually) delicious dessert name. In the past, that’s included Ice Cream Sandwich, Eclair, Donut, KitKat, and, most recently, Lollipop.
A changing of the dessert guard is almost upon us, though, ... Read More »
Stagefright patches have been rolling out recently, including fixes for some Nexus-branded handsets, and carriers have been getting into the mix, too. Now OnePlus has announced its own update for its One smartphone.
In its forums, OnePlus officially announced the OxygenOS 1.0.2 update, which will bring its custom Android UI to the latest ... Read More »
Google Play services 7.8 has finally been rolled out to every single eligible Android user as of today, and we all have access to the new features. And this update is a big one. Introduced is the new Nearby Messages, which is an API ... Read More »
Google has had its Chrome Experiments up for some time now, showing off experimental apps for the browser. Now, the company has opted to launch a brand new site, this one focused on the future of apps for not only Android, but also Android Wear.
With Android Experiments, Google is aiming to showcase applications that ... Read More »
Several key details regarding Samsung’s upcoming, but still unofficial, Galaxy Note 5 were revealed earlier in the month, and now another key component of the device has been revealed.
Thanks to a tweet from Evan Blass (@evleaks), it’s been revealed that the Galaxy Note 5 will feature a battery that measures in at 3000mAh. ... Read More »
The inclusion of USB Type-C in smartphones, and other devices, is starting to become the norm for some companies, including OnePlus with their OnePlus 2. And now another device has just been unveiled with the port. This time it’s from ZUK, a company based in China and backed by Lenovo, and their brand new Z1.
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Earlier in the week, Samsung said that some of its lineup would begin receiving monthly, security-focused updates following the release of patches for the Stagefright exploit. Soon after, Google confirmed the same news for its Nexus-branded devices.
Now with the focus on Android and security, another major manufacturer within the Android Army has announced that ... Read More »
Rumors of there being more than one Nexus-branded smartphone in any given year are not all that surprising anymore, so when stories surfaced that LG and Huawei had been tapped to create a Nexus smartphone for 2015, the echo chamber took over.
Since then, rumored specifications for the Huawei Nexus have managed to ... Read More »
In the wake of the Stagefright security flaw, Samsung has decided to go ahead and create a new Android security update process that promises faster fixes and fast tracked updates for major bugs. While details are still scant, it appears that Samsung will be sending ... Read More »
For those keeping track, Google actually skipped the month of July when it comes to showcasing the latest Android distribution numbers, but it’s back again this month to show that Android Lollipop has not stalled in its adoption.
For August 2015, of which closes out Google’s 7-day recording period that ended on August 3 of ... Read More »