Tag Archive: Receive


The $99 Nokia 2 will receive Android 8.1 update with Android Go tweaks

HMD Global is taking the best bits of Android Go and integrating them in the Nokia 2.

HMD Global has done a fantastic job when it comes to updating its phones, and the company is now extending that commitment to the $ 99 Nokia 2. Replying to a user’s query on Twitter, HMD Global’s Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas has mentioned that the Nokia 2 will pick up the Android 8.1 Oreo update.

With Android Go  [Read More…]

Nexus 6P likely to receive Android Oreo on Sept. 11

The last Nexus might see its last OS upgrade in just a few days.

According to Canadian carrier Rogers’ OS Upgrade Schedule, Android Oreo for the Nexus 6P will be released on September 11.

When Android Oreo was initially released by Google, only phones that were currently enrolled in the Android beta program received the update. This isn’t surprising, as the people who helped test the software all along should be the ones to give a gold master version  [Read More…]

Master & Dynamic promo: All headphone orders receive free ME03 Earphones ($159 value)

Premier audio brand Master & Dynamic is currently offering a limited time promotion which should certainly appeal to those of you looking for new headphones. Available now through Labor Day (September 4) is a back-to-school BOGO deal for anyone who orders some new cans. Master & Dynamic, in conjunctions with Audible, is throwing in a set of […]

OnePlus 3 and 3T to receive Android O update by end of 2017

Android O will be rolling out to the OnePlus 3 and 3T before December 31, 2017.

Remember when OnePlus kicked off the Nougat update for the OnePlus 3 and 3T on December 31, 2016? The company is once again committing to deliver the next platform update before the end of the year, which in this case is Android O.

OnePlus announced its intention to roll out Android O to the OnePlus 3 and 3T by the  [Read More…]

These are the phones that receive regular security patches, according to Google

Pixels, a lot of Nexus devices, and a few names that are a welcome addition.

In its 2016 Android security year in review post, Google highlighted steps it has taken over the course of the year to thrawt malware and malicious apps on the Play Store. The company said that only 0.05% of apps downloaded from the Play Store in 2016 had a Potentially Harmful Application, down from 0.15% in 2015. Verify Apps — which periodically scans  [Read More…]

Gmail now allows you to receive 50MB emails

Gmail is Google’s approach to email and chat. So far the popular service allowed users to send and receive attachments to up to 25MB. However, this won’t be the case anymore from now on. Google announced that starting this week users will be able to receive emails of up to 50MB. Note that you’ll be […]

These watches will receive Android Wear 2.0 updates

Are you an owner of an Android Wear-powered smartwatch? Chances are good that you’ll see a software update that brings about a host of new features. With the new Android Wear 2.0 release being made available today, the updated platform is launching with a handful of wearables. However, just like we find with phones, the […]

Honor 6X to receive Nougat update sometime in March

The Honor 6X is soon getting the update it needed from day one.

The Honor 6X will be updated to Android 7.0 Nougat and EMUI 5.0 sometime in March, according to an email sent to Android Police and confirmed by us (not saying they were lying, but we like to get confirmation on these things, you know?)

The device, which we think is objectively one of the best mid-range devices you can buy in the U.S. right  [Read More…]

Samsung details phones that are next in line to receive the Nougat update

Six phones and two tablets will pick up the Nougat update over the coming months.

Following the Nougat rollout for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, Samsung has now revealed the list of phones that will receive the update next. Here’s the list of phones (and tablets) that will pick up the Nougat update in the first half of 2017:

Galaxy S6 Galaxy S6 edge Galaxy S6 edge+ Galaxy Note 5 Galaxy Tab A with S  [Read More…]

Galaxy S7 and S7 edge to receive stable Nougat update in January as beta program ends

Samsung concludes the Galaxy Beta Program, stable Nougat build coming next month.

Samsung has confirmed that the Galaxy Beta Program for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge is ending today. In a message sent to those enrolled in the program, Samsung said that the program is concluding on December 30, and that no further beta updates will be issued. The company also said that it will do its best “to distribute the official version in January as  [Read More…]