Tag Archive: Releases


Pixel 3 hindered, Xiaomi releases first phone with 10GB of RAM, and more news for you

Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Tuesday, October 23rd, and we’re taking a look at all the tech news you need to know. In this post, we want you to learn about the news the way you want to learn. We’ve embedded a podcast version of all this news below. If you don’t want to listen, you can read just like you normally would.

In today’s edition, Google slows down fast-wireless charging on the Pixel 3, Xiaomi unveils the  [Read More…]

Essential Phone 2 could be real, Xiaomi releases Mi Box S, and more news you need to know

Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Wednesday, October 10th, and we’re taking a look at all the tech news you need to know. In this post, we want you to learn about the news the way you want to learn. We’ve embedded a podcast version of all this news below. If you don’t want to listen, you can read just like you normally would.

In today’s edition, we learn more about a possible successor to the Essential Phone along  [Read More…]

All the major smartphone releases we can expect in October

After a rather uneventful summer, it’s high time that we get some action, don’t you agree? Well, as we see it right now October is shaping up to be quite an interesting month. For some reason, a large number of Android OEMs have chosen this month to unveil their latest flagship efforts.

The schedule is pretty tight, so we won’t have much time to breathe in between. So in case, you’re wondering, here are all the big October Android announcements  [Read More…]

Lenovo releases new family of tablets with prices starting at $70

Whether you’ve been looking to replace your old tablet with something new or looking to get your first one, Lenovo has a tablet for you. Their new family of tablets comes in several different sizes, colors, and prices. To get things started, Lenovo has a line up of affordable E series tablets focused on low prices, different size options, sharing, and entertainment.

Lenovo Tab E7

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Google releases final preview of Android P ahead of official release

If you are waiting to see the final release of Android P, the wait is almost over. Google has released the final developer preview for its latest version of Android.

The preview is available for a handful of devices, including the Pixel, Pixel 2, and even Essential Phone. Surprisingly, Essential released its beta for Android P just an hour after Google released it for Pixel devices.

We just released a new Android P Beta build that includes the  [Read More…]

Google releases Android P Developer Preview 3

Factory images and OTA files are available now.

It’s been a little less than a month since Google launched Android P‘s Developer Preview 2, and right on schedule, the company’s now pushing out Developer Preview 3.

Both the factory images and OTA files for DP3 were recently added to the Android Developer website, and one of the highlights for this update includes the ability for developers to publish apps to Google Play’s alpha and beta channels as  [Read More…]

Samsung releases Galaxy S7 Android Oreo update

On the heels of the Galaxy S8 Oreo rollout, Samsung has now released the Galaxy S7 Android Oreo update. It brings new features such as picture-in-picture, new copy and paste, autofill, as well as Samsung Experience 9.0.

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Cricket Wireless releases the LG Fortune 2 for just $99.99

The LG Fortune 2 features some upgraded specs from its predecessor, such as a larger rear camera, LED flash, and a greater screen resolution, for a price that won’t break the bank.

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Google releases Android P developer preview for Wear OS

There’s a darker UI, restrictions on apps running in the background, and more.

About two weeks after Google rebranded Android Wear as Wear OS, the company is now releasing the first Android P developer preview for its smartwatch platform. This first preview is intended to be used exclusively by developers and not for regular daily use, but it does give us a glimpse of what Google’s cooking up.

First off, one of the biggest user-facing changes is  [Read More…]

Google releases its 2017 Android security year in review, showing Play Protect has huge impact

How Android got safer and more secure in 2017.

With a platform as massive and amazingly varied as Android, security is of utmost importance. Google works tirelessly to keep Android and Google Play a safe as possible, and in the first quarter of the year it releases an annual report on how it did — today, we get to see how Android security stood throughout 2017.

The big improvement to Android security in 2017 was the launch  [Read More…]