The OnePlus 2 might be an older device, but it has not yet been forgotten. The device is now getting an update to OxygenOS 3.5.5, which brings many fixes and new features (though it’s not Nougat). Here’s a full list of changes:
“OK Google” hotword detection is a staple of many people’s driving routine. Not having to touch your phone to perform actions is a great way to use your phone (in a strictly responsible fashion, preferably) in a safer way.
The latest update to the Google Play Music app for Android didn’t introduce any major features, but new code inside the app hints at a future one. There’s a string of code referencing an autoplay feature that will “Automatically start music when you open the app.”
There are also references to more quality control, like audio ... Read More »
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The OnePlus 3T is getting an update starting today, and though it’s not Android 7.0 Nougat, it’s still an important one. There are a ton of bug fixes and improvements rolled into this one that affect daily usability. Here’s a full changelog:
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Google Keyboard for Android is now officially called Gboard, mirroring the Gboard keyboard released for iOS. This update changes the name and adds a lot of features people have been asking for. Here’s a full changelog:
G button (enabled in settings) offers quick access to search from the keyboard ... Read More »
Google has announced a new update for Chrome for Android. This update adds several improvements, but the most notable is the new ability to download content for offline viewing. This content can include music, videos, and even full web pages, allowing users to quickly save content that they find and then freely view ... Read More »
Google has announced a new method of updating your apps on the Play Store. A previous change had reduced the size of updates by 47% on average, but this new one can reduce the size by a further 65%.
The new method is called File-by-File patching. Since APKs are zipped up and compressed, one can’t ... Read More »
Google has announced that it is now rolling out a new update to its Android app that simplifies and organizes the information on display. Beginning with this update, information is grouped into two sections, one for staying up to date with interests and one for upcoming personal info, such as events and flights.
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HTC has announced that the unlocked HTC One M9 is now receiving its update to Android 7.0 Nougat. The company’s 2015 flagship has been slated for an update, with the newer HTC 10 coming first in the roster. To begin, HTC is updating the unlocked version ... Read More »
Unfortunately, there will be no OTA for beta users. You’re going to have to flash the Nougat update ... Read More »