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Galaxy S8 Oreo roll-out proves the biggest problem with Android

Galaxy S8 Oreo roll-out proves the biggest problem with Android

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SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 owners are still patiently waiting for the free upgrade to Android 8.0 Oreo, as Google has already launched the first preview of its successor, Android 9.0 P. By Aaron Brown Aaron Brown. PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 07:21, Sun, Mar 11, 2018 ...

Android Sources For The Asus Tinker Board

Android Sources For The Asus Tinker Board

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The Asus Tinker Board is one of the quiet achievers of the powerful single board computer market. A Raspberry Pi form factor with a significantly more powerful processor, more memory, faster networking, and Asus build quality. In hardware terms it leaves many of the other Pi competitors in the dust. If the Tinker Board has a problem though it is the same one that affects so many otherwise promising offerings, that its software support isn’t as strong as the fruity computer from Cambridge. When you buy a Pi it’s Raspbian that makes it a wise purchase, along with the huge …read more

OnePlus 5/5T to get Android 8.1 update soon

OnePlus 5/5T to get Android 8.1 update soon

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A recent Android 8.1 Oreo beta update has been rolled out from OnePlus for its current flagships OnePlus 5 and 5T. OnePlus 5T Lava Red edition, which got launched recently. OnePlus has announced its new open beta program for OnePlus 5 and 5T ...

Android surpasses iOS in smartphone loyalty

Android surpasses iOS in smartphone loyalty

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Imposing a temporary halt on the long-pending Android-iOS battle, a study recently revealed that users of the former have higher loyalty than those of the latter. According to the report on published Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP), Android brand loyalty remained consistently high since early 2016, and are now peaking new highs.

Notification suggests Android Wear could be renamed 'Wear OS'

Notification suggests Android Wear could be renamed 'Wear OS'

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Android Wear may be changing its image, according to a Reddit post by user H3x0n. Per the post, during the setup of an Android Wear watch (the post didn't specify which), H3x0n was greeted with both a new icon and an unfamiliar name for the operating system.

Study shows Android enjoys more brand loyalty than iOS

Study shows Android enjoys more brand loyalty than iOS

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Despite Apple's reputation for an intensely loyal fan base, a recent study shows that Android customers are more loyal to their platform of choice than are Apple fans.

10 best music streaming apps and music streaming services for Android

10 best music streaming apps and music streaming services for Android

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Streaming music has grown a lot since its inception and is now among the best ways to listen to tunes. Here are the best music streaming apps for Android!

OnePlus 5 Gets Android 8.1 Through Open Beta 6 Update

OnePlus 5 Gets Android 8.1 Through Open Beta 6 Update

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OnePlus has just published a new open beta for the OnePlus 5 and 5T smartphones. This open beta brings the company’s latest devices up to date with Android 8.1. Now this is a beta, which means you do need to update to the company’s open beta program to get updated to Android Oreo. OnePlus hasn’t

OnePlus 5 receives Android 8.1 Oreo via OxygenOS Open Beta 6 update

OnePlus 5 receives Android 8.1 Oreo via OxygenOS Open Beta 6 update

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Great news for OnePlus 5 owners, especially those who have enrolled in the beta program. It appears the latest open beta update released by OnePlus brings Android 8.1 Oreo, along with some additional new features and improvements. For example, there's a new auto pick up gesture available to OnePlus 5 users, as well as a new option that allows them to answer an incoming call by raising the phone. Furthermore, the update adds more clock styles for ambient display and new optimizations in gaming mode for immersive gaming experiences including power saving and pausing adaptive brightness. ...

Every new Android P feature we have found so far [Continuously updated]

Every new Android P feature we have found so far [Continuously updated]

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It's that time of the year again. The days are getting longer, new hardware is being released, and Google has revealed the next version of Android. As of the March 7th release of the developer preview, we've worked our way down Alphabet's alphabet all the way to "P." We still don't know what P is going to end up standing for (Pineapple upside-down cake?), but by now we've got some idea for the changes present in this latest/upcoming version of Android.

Huawei Handsets Are Still Having Issues With Android Auto

Huawei Handsets Are Still Having Issues With Android Auto

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It appears as though at least one of Huawei’s handsets have a serious issue working with Android Auto, with reports of the problem popping up on the official Google help forums for the platform. The problem was reported by at least two individuals and appear to center mostly around the company’s Mate 10 Pro. Moreover,

OnePlus 5 Open Beta 6 brings Android 8.1, February security patch, and more

OnePlus 5 Open Beta 6 brings Android 8.1, February security patch, and more

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OnePlus 5 owners received a nice surprise today. Open Beta 6 has a fairly important change in tow; it brings the phone up to Android 8.1. Other changes are along for the ride, too, but the highlight is the base OS version bump.

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