Tag Archive: Oreo


T-Mobile REVVL 2 + 2 Plus announced with Android Oreo and 18:9 displays

Both phones are available for purchase starting today.

In August 2017, T-Mobile released its first self-branded smartphone in the form of the T-Mobile REVVL. Just in time for the holiday shopping season, we’re now getting the REVVL 2 and REVVL 2 Plus.

Starting first with the regular REVVL 2, we’re looking at a phone with a 5.5-inch 720 x 1440 screen, 13MP rear camera, 8MP selfie camera, 3,000 mAh battery, 2GB of RAM, and a quad-core MediaTek  [Read More…]

Moto brings Android 8.1 Oreo to the G5 and G5 Plus

Who’s ready for some Oreo?

Android Pie has been out for over two months now, so when Moto G5 and G5 Plus users in the US were notified that there was a system update for them, they might have gotten their hopes up for getting a slice of the latest and greatest Android has to offer.

Well, sorry to steal your dessert, but Android 8.1 Oreo is still an upgrade, right?

Android 8.1 Oreo may not  [Read More…]

Boost Mobile starts selling an Android Oreo Go edition phone, the Coolpad Illumina

Boost Mobile recently welcomed its first Android Oreo Go edition smartphone. It’s called the Coolpad Illumina and obviously, it’s a low-end smartphone which you can pick up for $ 39.99 (plus tax) for a limited time.

Once the promo period expires, the phone will take you back with $ 79.99, which is still pretty affordable.

Anyway, in case you don’t know Android Go is a special version of Android designed to bring smooth experience on entry-level smartphones that have low  [Read More…]

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…]