Tag Archive: Latest


How to get the latest version of Android 8.1 Oreo on your Pixel or Nexus

Get the latest version of Android on your phone on your own terms.

Update March 2018: We now have a whole new version of Android to try as the Android P Developer Preview has begun. All the steps and methods here still apply; the only difference is if you’re looking to sign up for the Android Beta Program, when it begins, you’ll get P and not O. And hey, if you’re looking to be a beta tester  [Read More…]

OPPO F7 is the latest Android phone to sport the notch

OPPO shows off the F7 ahead of its official launch in India on March 26.

ASUS demoed the ZenFone 5 late last month, and the main thing that stood out about the phone is the iPhone X-like notch. It was only a matter of time before other manufacturers offered their own take on the notch, and today OPPO is doing just that with the F7. The successor to the F5 is set to launch in India later  [Read More…]

Nest will stop selling products on Amazon following a ban on its latest hardware

This ongoing feud just keeps getting more annoying.

There’s been a lot happening in the smart home space over the past month. Nest announced at the beginning of February that it was merging with Google’s hardware team, and a few weeks later Amazon purchased Nest-competitor Ring. Now, it’s been reported that Nest is deciding to pull its products from Amazon’s website.

Last year, Nest released the Thermostat E and Secure home security system. Both are commendable smart  [Read More…]

Amazon Music is the latest addition to your Prime subscription in India

Amazon Music offers a vast catalog of regional and international content to Prime subscribers in India.

Amazon soft-launched Prime Music alongside the Echo family last November, with the service accessible to anyone with an Echo device. The music streaming service is now going live for all Prime subscribers in India, and you’ll be able to access the vast catalog of tunes by hitting up the web player or downloading the Amazon Music app.

The timing makes  [Read More…]

Latest MIUI 9.2 build brings stable Oreo update to the Xiaomi Mi 6

Xiaomi has started rolling out the stable Oreo update, with the Mi 6 becoming the first device to receive the OTA build.

Xiaomi hasn’t detailed its Oreo plans until this point, but that’s changing today. The Mi 6 was the first Xiaomi device to pick up the MIUI 9 update last year, and the phone is now the first to receive the stable Oreo update. The latest MIUI 9.2 build (9.2.3.0) introduces Android 8.0 Oreo to the  [Read More…]

Lenovo’s latest education-focused Chromebooks are cheap and cheerfully impenetrable

The box says “education,” but they’re for everyone.

Logic would dictate that a trio of Chromebooks, all selling for under $ 350, wouldn’t be particularly interesting. But in 2018, where most of the innovation in Android phones is happening in the mid-range, it stands to reason that a similar trend would be seen in other areas where Google’s software dominates.

Chrome OS has become a prominent part of the education community in recent years, buoyed  [Read More…]

Google Pay is the latest payment service in town, merges Android Pay and Google Wallet

Google is trying to simply things when it comes to mobile payments, so it has created Google Pay, a new service which combines Android Pay with Google Wallet.

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Latest Xiaomi teaser suggests the Mi TV is finally coming to India

Xiaomi may finally launch the Mi TV in India.

Xiaomi is all set to launch the Redmi Note 5 in India on February 14, and it now looks like the manufacturer may unveil its TV in the country as well. If a new teaser shared by Xiaomi on Twitter is any indication, the Mi TV will make its way outside of China for the first time.

Mi fans! Is it a bird? Is it a  [Read More…]

Latest Essential Phone update finally adds Auto-HDR

Eight months later, the Essential Phone finally has Auto-HDR.

Ever since its launch in late May, the Essential Phone‘s camera has been, well, a bit of a mess. While the camera hardware seemed awfully promising, the Essential Camera app was slow, buggy, and just a pain to use out of the box. Essential’s regularly been updating the app to provide the best possible experience, and the latest one finally adds Auto-HDR.

Similar to most all  [Read More…]

Chronicle, a cybersecurity firm, is the latest to join the Alphabet family

Chronicle is joining the Alphabet family alongside the likes of Google, Nest, and Waymo.

Google, Nest, and Waymo are some of the biggest names that live under the Alphabet conglomerate that was launched back in 2015, and on January 24, Chronicle became the latest to join it. Chronicle is a cybersecurity firm that first got started in the X moonshot factory nearly two years ago, but it’s now ready to launch as its own independent company.

Chronicle  [Read More…]