Tag Archive: Oreo


Nokia 7.1 announced with HDR notched display, Android 8.1 Oreo

As anticipated, Nokia today took the stage in London to unveil its latest star in the budget lineup. The phone is called the Nokia 7.1. Or the all-new Nokia 7, as some of the company’s officials have referred to it during the presentation.

Design-wise, the Nokia 7.1 doesn’t really bring anything new. The phone is made of glass and metal, just like most upper-middle-rangers and flagships these days. It also features a notch on top of the 5.85-inch LCD display.  [Read More…]

LG V20 and Q6 now being updated to Android 8.0 Oreo

There are also new features coming to the G7 and G6.

LG has never been well-known for issuing speedy or consistent software updates, but the company’s been trying to turn that around after opening a dedicated “Global Software Update Center” this past April. Now, some of those efforts are coming to light as four LG phones are getting new software goodies.

Starting first with firmware upgrades, Android 8.0 Oreo is now rolling out to both the LG  [Read More…]

BlackBerry KEYone in Canada is finally getting its official Oreo update

Now, where’s that Oreo update for the U.S.?

In mid-July, BlackBerry announced it was running an invite-only Android Oreo beta for the KEYone to trial the software update before rolling it out to all users. Starting today, August 15, that update is finally being released to all KEyone owners in Canada.

The Oreo update will start rolling out around 9:00 AM ET, and if you don’t get a notification for it, you can always manually check for  [Read More…]

How to install Android Pie on your Pixel right now (or downgrade to Oreo)

Cherry pie, pumpkin pie, Android Pie.

Well, it’s here: Android Pie is officially available, and that means finger-tapping, impatient waiting for the update to hit your phone.

Now that the update is available, there are a few things you need to know before receiving it. So read on and let’s get the party started.

Android Pie review: Greater than the sum of its slices

The easy way The harder way Which phones are receiving the final Android  [Read More…]

Complete Android Oreo & Kotlin coding bundle just $17 with our coupon code

As an aspiring developer, you might have no clue how to create an Android app. You’ve got ideas, but don’t know how to go about implementation. Now that Android Oreo is really rolling out, and phones are routinely powered by the platform, things are better, and easier, than ever.

The AndroidGuys Deals Store has exactly what you need to move from wannabe coder to master. The best part? It’s cheaper than it has ever been, thanks to a limited time  [Read More…]

Complete Android Oreo & Kotlin coding bundle just $17 with our coupon code

As an aspiring developer, you might have no clue how to create an Android app. You’ve got ideas, but don’t know how to go about implementation. Now that Android Oreo is really rolling out, and phones are routinely powered by the platform, things are better, and easier, than ever.

The AndroidGuys Deals Store has exactly what you need to move from wannabe coder to master. The best part? It’s cheaper than it has ever been, thanks to a limited time  [Read More…]

BlackBerry announces an Android Oreo beta for the KEYone

An upgraded beta program is also launching.

The BlackBerry KEY2 is the best way to get your hardware keyboard fix in 2018, but if you’re still rocking a KEYone, it looks like you’ll soon be able to finally throw Oreo on it.

If you’re registered for the BlackBerry Beta Zone, you should be receiving an email soon that highlights a couple big changes.

First off, BlackBerry’s moving its beta testing program over to a new platform that’s  [Read More…]

BlackBerry KEYone users can sign up for invitation-only Android Oreo beta program

You know what they say. Better late than never! This applies marvelously to the BlackBerry KEYone, which finally got its own Android Oreo beta program.

The phone which was released in April 2017 still runs Android 7.1 Nougat. But not for long. At least we hope that’s the case now that the Oreo beta program is offdficial.

Those who have registered for the BlackBerry Beta Zone might want to keep an eye on their inbox. The company has been sending  [Read More…]

Moto Z Play on Verizon now being updated to Android 8.0 Oreo

The OTA update is rolling out now.

Android P might be the hottest thing in Android right now, but even so, there are still plenty of phones waiting for last year’s Oreo update. Most recently, the Moto Z Play on Verizon Wireless (the Droid Edition) is finally getting the Oreo treatment we’ve been waiting for.

Similar to the Oreo update that landed for the unlocked Moto Z Play in late-May, this brings the Verizon model up to  [Read More…]

Android 8.1 Oreo comes to the Bluboo S3 with a brand-new feature (Promoted)

The Bluboo S3 has been around for a few months now and is still rather impressive. The device sports an impressive set of mid-range specs at a price that is hard to pass up on.

Bluboo S3 Specs 6-inch display (2160 x 1080) MediaTek MT6750T Processor 4GB RAM 64GB Storage 13MP Front Camera 5MP + 21MP Rear Cameras 8,500mAh Battery Android 8.1 Oreo

However, things are getting even better as the Android 8.1 Oreo update is now rolling out.  [Read More…]