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NVIDIA Shield TV update 9.0.2 rolls out with a ton of bug fixes

Back in January, NVIDIA officially released Shield Experience 9.0.0 to all of its TV devices — including the original 2015 model. This update saw devices upgraded to Android TV 11 while also bringing in support for the next generation of GeForce NOW cloud gaming in 4K HDR. However, just like most major software updates, it...

LineageOS 18.1 is now available for the original Google Pixel and Pixel XL

After releasing LineageOS 18.1 based on Android 11 for the Xiaomi Mi 10T Lite, Moto G100, and Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (LTE) late last month, the LineageOS team has added three more devices to the LineageOS 18.1 build roster. Official builds of LinageOS 18.1 based on Android 11 are now available for the original Google...

Unofficial LineageOS 18.1 brings Android TV 11 to the third-gen Amazon Fire TV Stick lineup

When it comes to streaming dongles, Amazon Fire TV Sticks are some of the most popular streaming devices on the market. Amazon maintains its own fork of Android called Fire OS for these devices, which lacks Google apps and has a completely different UI than Google’s Android TV OS. If you own a 3rd generation...

Google was working on a radically different “At A Glance” widget that never saw the light of day

With the Pixel 6 series, Google introduced a redesigned At A Glance widget. The updated widget can show your calendar events, your flight boarding pass, workout stats, and more. But it appears, there was an even more powerful and smarter version of the At A Glance widget in the works, which unfortunately never saw the...

LineageOS 18.1 adds support for the OnePlus 9, Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G, and more

After bringing LineageOS 18.1 based on Android 11 to the ASUS ROG Phone 3, Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium, Redmi Note 6 Pro, and more in November last year, the LineageOS team has now extended official LineageOS 18.1 support to a few more Android devices. LineageOS 18.1 based on Android 11 is now available for the OnePlus...

Surface Duo finally receives Android 11 update after missing original 2021 target

The original Microsoft Surface Duo shipped with Android 10 out of the box, and the phone's software experience was famously buggy. Microsoft rolled out a few fixes in the months after release, but the company eventually shifted its resources to bringing the Surface Duo 2's updated software (based on Android 11) to the original model....

Nvidia officially releases Android TV 11 for Shield TV

Nvidia is probably best known for its graphics cards, but the company has also sold set-top boxes powered by Android TV under the 'Shield' name since 2015. Even though Nvidia has refreshed the hardware a few times since then (and made a separate stick model), all Shield TV devices are still supported by software updates....

Microsoft Surface Duo might skip to Android 12L after its Android 11 update

The original Microsoft Surface Duo shipped with Android 10 out of the box, and even though that phone is over a year old at this point (and Android 12 is widely available), it's still on Android 10. Thankfully, according to a report from Windows Central, the phone's update situation should improve soon. The Surface Duo 2...

A bizarre Microsoft Teams bug is preventing some Android users from making emergency calls

A rather bizarre bug is preventing some Android users in the US from calling emergency services. The issue was brought to attention after a Pixel 3 user found this bug in the middle of a medical emergency. Google says it's aware of the issue and a fix is on the way. The emergency calling bug was...

Nokia 9 PureView owners will get a discount on a budget phone instead of Android 11

The Nokia 9 PureView was one of the first flagship phones produced by HMD Global with Nokia branding, packed with a Snapdragon 845 chipset and five rear cameras. However, like most other Nokia phones, it was slow to receive updates. HMD has now confirmed the phone won't get Android 11, but the company is offering...

TWRP 3.6.0 released with support for devices that launched with Android 11

Team Win Recovery Project, or TWRP for short, has been around for several years now and it has grown to become the go-to option for the Android community to replace the stock recovery on their devices with a more advanced and feature-rich substitute. For most users, installing any kind of aftermarket software modification, whether it...

Xiaomi is testing MIUI 13 internally, with Android 11 and Android 12 bases

Xiaomi is gearing up to unveil its next flagship smartphone lineup in December. Recent leaks suggest that the lineup will include a device named Xiaomi 12X (codename psyche), featuring Qualcomm's Snapdragon 870 chipset, a 50MP primary camera, and a 6.28-inch FHD+ AMOLED display. Now, a new leak suggests that the device could launch with MIUI...