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Android N Officially Named Android Nougat

The upcoming Android N update has finally received its name unveiling, and as the statue was revealed and added to the collection, we found out the name is Android Nougat! What is a Nougat, exactly? From Wikipedia: Nougat is a family of confections made with sugar or honey, roasted nuts (almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, and macadamia nuts are common),...

OnePlus 3 Reviewers’ OTA Impressions: Better RAM Management and More Accurate Calibration is Just What the Doctor Ordered

OnePlus has rolled out a 3.1.4 Oxygen OS update to the OnePlus 3 in order to address a few of the issues that early reviewers pointed out. The update, however, is only available for reviewer units at the moment. We’ve received this 12MB patch on our OnePlus 3 for review, flashed it, and tested it for...

SlimRoms Launch Slim6, Marshmallow Now Available

SlimRoms have launched their latest major update, based on marshmallow 6.0.1. It is now available for download but, is still being developed so features are still being added. They assure us however that more features will be added along with more devices all the time. Current features include: DPI Changer SlimLauncher Root access If you want to...

Tasker: AutoApps Receive First Android N Update

Joaomgcd, creator of the AutoApps  suite of Tasker plugins has begun, readying them for the change in APIs Android N brings to the game. So far AutoNotification and AutoInput have received updates, however due to Google not allowing the publishing of Android N apps to the Play Store yet, you'll have to grab the APKs...

HTC Announced Devices to Receive Android N

Taking advantage of Google (Alphabet?) I/O HTC has announced which of their lineup will receive an N update after it has shipped to OEMs later this year. Although there is no timeline that they can share at this moment with the speed that Google is sending out N previews we hope that the update will...

7 Days Later: Hands-On with the Nextbit Robin Update + Update on Development

Last month, we reviewed the Nextbit Robin, a beautifully designed smartphone that focuses on cloud storage as its forte. At the time, we noted that the device was suffering from below-average battery life as well as slow camera performance, but that overall the device was still a solid buy (in my opinion, a better buy than...

TWRP 3.0.0 Has Been Released

TWRP 3.0.0 has now been released for all devices that are currently supported and comes packed full of new features and a completely new look. The TWRP team has also issued a warning that as this release brings some significant changes it is possible that some devices may not boot correctly or have display issues due...

LG G4 Marshmallow (officially) Hits US with Sprint Update

In October we saw LG begin the release of Android 6.0, codenamed marshmallow, for its global version of the G4. Since then it was widely expected that a US release would come soon, despite  little being officially known. Two weeks ago we got a hint that it was coming when an anonymous donation of a 6.0 build...

LG G3 Set to Receive a Marshmallow Update in December

Poland is once again a country where a new Android revision for a popular phone will appear. According to reports, LG will release an Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for its LG G3 2014 flagship in just four weeks. Marshmallow updates are rolling out for many devices of major Android OEMs. We know that HTC and Samsung are...

The Low-End Gap: Quick Updates After Motorola’s Betrayal

The mobile industry, as it currently stands, is flooded with Android smartphones. Whether you wish to get the best of the current specs, or just want a useable phone that can do basic smartphone activities without sweating itself, there’s a plethora of devices out there to satisfy most needs. But those on a tight budget usually...

Stagefright Explained: The Exploit That Changed Android

One of the strongest points of Android has primarily been its open source nature, which allows for stakeholders to fork, modify and redistribute the OS in a way that suits their particular needs. But this very advantage of being open source acts like a double-edged sword when it comes to the issues of malware and...

Spotify Update Includes Support for Android Wear

One of the most practical use-cases for an Android Wear device is to get quick access to controls for current activities, like being able to pause or skip tracks whilst you're listening to music. Spotify, despite being one of the most popular music streaming services around, hasn't included Android Wear support in the past but...
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