Tag Archive: Stable


Stable Android Oreo build leaks for Galaxy S8 with Dolby Atmos support

Samsung gets the Dolby treatment.

Last November, Samsung started accepting beta testers for an early run of Android Oreo for the Galaxy S8. Samsung’s been informing users that the beta will end on Monday, January 15, and ahead of this, someone’s leaked a non-beta version of Oreo for the S8 on Reddit.

Oreo builds for the Snapdragon-powered S8 and S8+ were shared, and while it appears to very similar compared to what we’ve so far with the  [Read More…]

Stable Oreo update now rolling out to the LG V30 in South Korea

LG V30 starts receiving the Android 8.0 Oreo update.

LG has been beta testing the Oreo update for the LG V30 in its home market for nearly a month, and the company is now rolling out the stable build. Like the beta update, the stable Oreo build is initially rolling out to V30 users in South Korea.

In the announcement, LG says it implemented feedback from over 500 customers enrolled in the beta program, with the  [Read More…]

Android Oreo stable build rolling out to the OnePlus 5

OnePlus 5 owners are set to get an extra Christmas present in the form of Android Oreo. You’ll recall Oreo has been in beta while the kinks are ironed out but now the stable build of Android Oreo has been published. The OxygenOS 5.0 update weighs in at a solid 1.5GB and includes the December […]

Oreo stable update now rolling out to the OnePlus 5, Face Unlock coming soon

After a month of beta testing, the Oreo stable update is now available for the OnePlus 5.

OnePlus said it’ll deliver Android 8.0 Oreo to the OnePlus 5 in early 2018, and the company is now rolling out the update ahead of schedule. The OxygenOS 5.0 update comes in at 1.5GB, and includes the December security patch along with a slew of new features and tweaks.

With the update, the OnePlus 5 is picking up features  [Read More…]

Stable Nougat OTA now hitting Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, starting with beta users

Android 7.0 Nougat is now making its way to the S7 and S7 edge.

After concluding the beta program last week, Samsung announced that it would roll out the stable Android 7.0 Nougat update to the Galaxy S7 and the S7 edge later this month. The company is now kicking off its rollout, with the update making its way initially to those enrolled in the Galaxy Beta Programme.

Those that have best tested the  [Read More…]

OnePlus 3T Nougat beta now available, stable rollout for 3 and 3T begins ‘tonight’

“Gradual rollout” of stable Android 7.0 builds to commence from tonight, says co-founder

Update: We’ve updated this story with comments from Carl Pei, and news of the stable rollout coming later today.

OnePlus has stumbled over the finish line in its bid to update the OnePlus 3 and 3T to Android 7.0 Nougat in the promised end-of-year timeframe. A post on its forums today announces the first OxygenOS 4.0 (Android 7.0) beta build for the OnePlus  [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…]

OnePlus 3 will get a taste of Nougat this month, stable OTA coming by end of 2016

Nougat beta community build coming this month, stable OTA by the end of the year.

Samsung, LG, and Sony announced their Nougat plans this week, and now OnePlus has shared details on when it will roll out the latest version of Android to the OnePlus 3.

Speaking to Engadget, OnePlus’ head of software Brian Yoon revealed that a Nougat beta community build will be rolled out later this month, with an OTA update rolling out to  [Read More…]

Google Play is still in beta, but it’s good to be back on Chrome Stable

Google Play is finally on the Chrome Stable channel for the Asus Flip and the Acer R11.

Google has made a lot of progress getting Google Play and Android apps working on Chrome. It wasn’t the worst thing to come out of Mountain View when it initially launched, but there were bugs and it lacked a lot of polish, especially when running next to Chrome itself which is dead-simple and very user-friendly. The worst part of  [Read More…]

MIUI 8 public beta kicks off July 11, stable build hitting August 16

At the Mi Max launch event in New Delhi, Xiaomi announced that the public beta of MIUI 8 will commence on July 11, with the stable build becoming available starting August 16. Xiaomi shared usage statistics for MIUI, reiterating that the custom ROM has over 200 million users globally.

These phones are eligible for the public beta of MIUI 8:

Xiaomi Mi Max Xiaomi Mi 5 Xiaomi Mi Note Xiaomi Mi 4i Xiaomi Mi 4 Xiaomi  [Read More…]