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OnePlus 5 and 5T phones are finally receiving the stable Android 10 update

OnePlus is rolling out the update in batches.

What you need to know After a long wait, the OnePlus 5 and 5T phones are finally receiving their stable Android 10-based OxygenOS 10 update. OnePlus had promised in October last year that it would update the two phones to Android 10 by Q2 2020. The update brings a refreshed UI design, full-screen gestures, enhanced location permissions, and more.

The highly-anticipated stable Android 10-based OxygenOS 10 update for the  [Read More…]

T-Mobile’s OnePlus 8 starts receiving its first OxygenOS update

The unlocked OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro phones received Live Caption support last month.

What you need to know The T-Mobile OnePlus 8 variant is now receiving its very first OxygenOS update. The new OxygenOS 10.5.8.IN55CB update brings Google’s live caption feature and support for additional 5G bands. It also includes a few general improvements and bug fixes.

OnePlus rolled out the first OxygenOS update for its latest OnePlus 8 series phones last month, adding Live Caption  [Read More…]

The Nokia 8 Sirocco is now receiving the Android 10 update

The update will begin rolling out to users in 35 countries today.

What you need to know The Android 10 update for the Nokia 8 Sirocco has finally started rolling out. It is being rolled out in stages and is expected to become available in at least 35 markets by April 20. The Nokia 8 Sirocco was launched in 2018 with Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.

HMD Global’s “premium” Nokia 8 Sirocco, which debuted in  [Read More…]

OnePlus phones are now receiving Google Assistant’s Ambient Mode

Google Assistant in Ambient Mode turns your phone into a smart display when it’s being charged.

What you need to know Google Assistant’s Ambient Mode is now rolling out to all OnePlus devices. The feature turns your phone into a smart display, letting you control smart home lights and much more. The rollout will be staged, with OnePlus noting that everyone should receive the feature in a week’s time.

Right now, OnePlus’ OxygenOS is the software experience  [Read More…]

Galaxy M20 and M30 start receiving the stable Android 10 update in India

Both phones were launched with Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box earlier this year.

What you need to know Samsung has started pushing the stable Android 10 update for the Galaxy M20 and M30 phones. Both the phones were expected to be updated to Android 10 next month, as per the official Android 10 update roadmap. Currently, the update is rolling out only in India.

In what can be described as a pleasant surprise, Samsung today  [Read More…]

Nokia 7.1 begins receiving stable Android 10 update

Nokia continues to deliver on the promise of Android One.

What you need to know Nokia is bringing Android 10 to the lower mid-range Nokia 7.1. The firm has also brought the update to its Nokia 8 Pureview and Nokia 8.1 in recent weeks. Today’s update also enabled Ambient Mode for the Nokia 7.1.

On December 9, Nokia announced the rollout of Android 10 to the Nokia 7.1. With Android 10, Nokia 7.1 users get access to  [Read More…]

Google’s Pixel 4 and 4 XL start receiving the December security update

Not widely available just yet.

What you need to know The Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL have finally started receiving the December security update. Along with the December security patch, it brings face unlock improvements as well. Even though it isn’t a major update, it could still take a few days for the update to become available for everyone.

Google had started rolling out the December security update for all its Pixel phones last week, except  [Read More…]

Nokia 9 PureView begins receiving stable Android 10 update

It may take a few days for the update to become widely available.

What you need to know HMD Global’s flagship Nokia 9 PureView is now getting updated to Android 10. The update comes with all the new features that Google introduced with Android 10, along with the November security patch. The mid-range Nokia 7.1 is also expected to receive the Android 10 update before the end of the year.

HMD Global began rolling out the stable  [Read More…]

U.S. companies will soon start receiving licenses to trade with Huawei

It may soon be able to add Google services to its phones.

What you need to know The U.S. government announced its intent to allow some companies to resume supplies of ‘non-sensitive’ tech to Huawei earlier this month. It has now finally gotten around to making decisions on those requests. The department has received over 290 such requests from different firms.

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross confirmed to the Fox Business Network (via Reuters) that his department has  [Read More…]

Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides start receiving Material Theme redesign

The redesign has been spotted on the latest 1.19.312.02.40 of the Google Docs app.

What you need to know Material Theme redesigns are rolling out to the Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides app. The updated design has been spotted on version 1.19.312.02.40 of the Google Docs app. The revamped design appears to be a server-side change.

Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides are finally getting a Material Theme makeover! The new design follows several months behind fellow productivity  [Read More…]