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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

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Starts Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Update

HIGHLIGHTS The update brings the Xperia XZ Premium closer to new Sony handsets The Android Oreo update includes various audio and camera improvements The update is rolling out in a phased process Sony has started rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update for its Xperia XZ Premium. The update was originally expected for December,

What is the Android operating system and what is an Android phone?

Google unveiled its new Pixel 2 devices this week (Picture: Google) Google unveiled their latest flagship phones on Wednesday: the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. The new phones follow the highly successful Google Pixel phone last year, after Google rebranded their Nexus range. Android is also

Lava Z60 With Android 7.0 Nougat and ‘Bokeh Mode’ Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS The handset will be available in Gold and Black colours Lava Z60 sports a 5-inch FWVGA display It packs 1GB of RAM Lava on Thursday launched its new budget smartphone, called the Z60, in India at a price of Rs. 6,499. While the handset falls in the

Nokia Android Smartphones to Get Android 8.0 Oreo Update, HMD Global Confirms

HIGHLIGHTS The timing of the updates has not been shared as of now HMD Global launched three Nokia Android smartphones globally at MWC Android 8.0 Oreo support for Nokia 8 was announced last month HMD Global has now confirmed that all of the company’s Nokia-branded Android smartphones will

Android continues as Leader in Operating System Market

The Android Operating System (OS) has continued to dominate on a global level. The International Data Corporation (IDC) said it expects shipments on the platform to slightly outperform the market with 2.3% year-over-year growth in 2017. In terms of volume, Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) continues to lead the

Modified Pixel Launcher Now Available With Android Oreo Features

With Google’s new mobile OS iteration Android Oreo now official, the first eligible devices such as the Pixel and Nexus smartphones have already started receiving it. One of the nifty features of the stock Android package is Google’s own launcher that’s now known as Pixel Launcher, after it was rebranded

The man behind Android says A.I. is the next major operating system

Andy Rubin, best known for leading Android, thinks artificial intelligence is the next major operating system. Rubin made the comments during a press event for the launch of his new Android smartphone at the headquarters of Playground, his hybrid venture capital firm and start-up incubator in Palo

Coolpad Cool M7 With Android 7.1.1 Nougat, 3200mAh Battery Launched: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Coolpad Cool M7 is priced at CNY 2,699 The smartphone is powered by the Snapdragon 625 SoC The Coolpad Cool M7 is up for pre-order on JD.com Coolpad has expanded its portfolio by launching the Cool M7 smartphone in China. The smartphone is priced at CNY 2,699

The man behind Android says A.I. is the next major operating system

Published 5 Hours Ago  | Updated 2 Hours Ago Andy Rubin thinks AI is the next big operating system He’s worth listening to, as he’s one of the creators of Android, the world’s dominant smartphone platform Rubin is building new AI-focused products. Andy Rubin, best known for leading