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Kernel released for Moto X Pure Edition with Android Nougat

Kernel released for Moto X Pure Edition with Android Nougat

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What is going on with this update? The soak test finished up long ago and the official software support window has collapsed.

Android Nougat Now Running on 13.5 Percent of Active Devices, Says Google

Android Nougat Now Running on 13.5 Percent of Active Devices, Says Google

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While the combined percentage of devices running Android 7.0 Nougat and version 7.1 was 11.5 percent last month, this month, the share has climbed up to 13.5 percent.

Nokia 3 officially confirmed to get the Android O update

Nokia 3 officially confirmed to get the Android O update

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Well, Google is all set to launch the Android 8.0 aka Android O in the next few days. We already have quite a fair idea on which smartphones will be updated to Android O. Now, we have come across some

Microsoft: If Windows Phone Fails You, It’s OK to Switch to iPhone, Android

Microsoft: If Windows Phone Fails You, It’s OK to Switch to iPhone, Android

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Here we go again. With Windows phones still losing market share and Microsoft remaining tight-lipped on its mobile plans, it’s obviously just a matter of time until even the most hardcore fans start losing their patience and begin looking for answers.

Lenovo K8 Note launch live stream: How to watch new Android phone unveiling

Lenovo K8 Note launch live stream: How to watch new Android phone unveiling

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Lenovo India is scheduled to begin the K8 Note launch event webcast on YouTube at 12 pm on August 9.

This Sony smartphone maybe the first to carry the Android O update

This Sony smartphone maybe the first to carry the Android O update

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The phone is tipped to feature a 5.1-inch Full HD display along with a 19MP rear, and a 13MP front camera. (Representational image). An alleged Sony smartphone has been spotted again, but this time on benchmarking website, GFXBench. The listing on the ...

Boxy and compact Sony Xperia XZ1 leaked, has Android O

Boxy and compact Sony Xperia XZ1 leaked, has Android O

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The XZ1 could just be another name for the Sony Xperia XZ Compact rumored for the fall. We see purported fresh, in-the-flesh pictures out of China.

Android Nougat usage continues to grow in Google's latest distribution report

Android Nougat usage continues to grow in Google's latest distribution report

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One day after Google released new monthly security patches for its Nexus and Pixel phones, the company has kept up with another monthly tradition: releasing new Android distribution numbers.

Android platform distribution for August 2017: Nougat hits 13.5% with Android O right around the corner

Android platform distribution for August 2017: Nougat hits 13.5% with Android O right around the corner

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Google has updated the developer dashboards for August, and that means a new glimpse at which versions of Android are floating around out there. Like last month, Android 7.0 and 7.1 saw a small gain, and most other versions saw a small drop. That leaves Nougat on just 13.5% of devices today, and it's entirely possible Android O will arrive before another platform update does.

26 new and notable Android games from the last week (8/2/17 - 8/8/17)

26 new and notable Android games from the last week (8/2/17 - 8/8/17)

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Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so.

Android Pay support added to 40 new US banks and credit unions

Android Pay support added to 40 new US banks and credit unions

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Google is constantly adding new banks to its Android Pay portfolio. But ever since Chase and Simple, the two major holdouts, added support, our comment sections have been relatively quiet. If you do have one of those smaller regional banks or credit unions, feel free to scour the list for your particular institution.

Android Distribution: Nougat Reaches 13.5%, Marshmallow 32.3%

Android Distribution: Nougat Reaches 13.5%, Marshmallow 32.3%

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The latest Android Distribution numbers are now in and the big takeaway for August is that Android Nougat has increased once again, and now resides at a 13.5-percent distribution level. This can be further broken down as 12.3-percent for Android 7.0 and 1.2-percent for Android 7.1. To put this into perspective, this sees a month-over-month

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