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Google announces Android 7.1.2 Nougat, beta build available now

The Android 7.1.1 Nougat update has barely started making its way on select devices and Google has already announced the follow-up Android 7.1.2 Nougat. As of this week, the search giant started rolling out the beta build for all testers of compatible devices which include the Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, Nexus Player and Pixel

Android 7.1.2 now available in beta for Nexus and Pixel devices

A new version of Android 7.x Nougat is rolling out now!

Android 7.1.2 is rolling out to Nexus and Pixel devices through Google’s beta channel, according to a post on the company’s developer blog.

Called “the next maintenance release” for Android 7.x Nougat, Google says that “refinements,” including “bugfixes and optimizations, along with a small number of enhancements for carriers and users.”

Google says the beta, like all previous versions, is compatible with Pixel, Pixel XL,  [Read More…]

Xiaomi sells 250,000 units of Redmi Note 4 in 10 minutes, Nougat beta now available

First flash sale crosses 250,000 sales, Nougat beta ROM based on MIUI 8 now available.

During the launch of the Indian variant of the Redmi Note 4, Xiaomi announced that it will roll out a MIUI build based on Nougat shortly. The company is now making the preview build available for those interested in getting an early look at Nougat.

The news comes on the heels of today’s announcement that Xiaomi sold 250,000 units of the  [Read More…]

Google Instant Apps are one step closer to becoming available

You might remember that one of the most intriguing novelties announced by Google at its I/O event last year was Instant Apps. If you don’t, let us refresh your memory by explaining that Instant Apps act as a sort of bridge between web apps and native Android apps allowing users to utilize only specific parts

Lenovo’s excellent Z2 Plus gets a price cut in India, now available for just ₹14,999

One of the best phones in this segment is now more affordable.

The Lenovo Z2 Plus is one of the best phones you can get for under ₹20,000 in India. The phone offers incredible value for money in the form of a 5-inch Full HD display, 2.15GHz Snapdragon 820 SoC, 4GB of RAM, 64GB storage, 13MP ISOCELL camera, 8MP front camera, USB-C, and a 3500mAh battery.

Starting today, Lenovo is slashing the price of the Z2 Plus  [Read More…]

Huawei Mate 9 now available on Three UK

Prices for the 5.9-incher start at £31 per month.

Huawei’s biggest and best phone yet, the Mate 9, arrives on store shelves in the UK today through Three. The carrier has Huawei’s 5.9-inch flagship in space gray with 64GB of storage, with on-contract prices starting at £31 per month with a £99 upfront payment. (That’ll get you the phone with a 1GB data allowance.)

At the other end of the spectrum, the Mate 9 is available on  [Read More…]

LeEco phones now available through Target’s website

LeEco and Target have partnered on a deal which sees the retail brand offering its unlocked smartphones. Available immediately, customers can purchase both the Pro3 and the S3 through Target’s website for $ 400 and $ 250, respectively. The unlocked phones are equipped with support for GSM/LTE networks; they’ll work with carriers such as AT&T, T-Mobile, Cricket, and

Corning Gorilla Glass is now available for cars

Gorilla Glass – the specialized toughened glass produced by Corning to makes your smartphone and tablet’s display unbreakable – is expanding its reach. At CES 2017 in Las Vegas Corning unveiled the first “glass-enabled concept car.” The automobile features a lightweight Gorilla Glass hybrid windshield, sunroof and lights, as well as full-length dashboard. So now,

CarbonROM based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat available for Pixel, Nexus 6P and more

The world of custom ROMs was shaken up at the end of 2016. CyanogenMod announced it was ending it and transitioned to LineageOS, after Cyanogen Inc. said it was be terminating its services and OS. But while some custom ROM makers are in a process of finding new paths, others are making a return to

OnePlus 3T Nougat beta now available, stable rollout for 3 and 3T begins ‘tonight’

“Gradual rollout” of stable Android 7.0 builds to commence from tonight, says co-founder

Update: We’ve updated this story with comments from Carl Pei, and news of the stable rollout coming later today.

OnePlus has stumbled over the finish line in its bid to update the OnePlus 3 and 3T to Android 7.0 Nougat in the promised end-of-year timeframe. A post on its forums today announces the first OxygenOS 4.0 (Android 7.0) beta build for the OnePlus  [Read More…]