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iQOO releases Android 12 beta rollout schedule for its devices

Several Android OEMs have announced Android 12 beta programs over the last few weeks. While some OEMs have already started rolling out early builds of the software to a handful of devices, others are still getting around to sharing the release timeline for their phones. Yesterday, Vivo shared the Funtouch OS beta release timeline for...

ASUS announces Android 12 Release Schedule for Zenfone 8, Zenfone 7 and ROG Phone Series

ASUS today detailed its plans to roll out the stable Android 12 update for its ROG and ZenFone flagships. The Taiwanese company will kick off the stable Android 12 rollout by the end of this year, starting with the ZenFone 8 series, with devices like the ROG Phone 5 and others joining the Android 12...

Hands-on with Realme UI 3.0 based on Android 12: Wallpaper-based Themes, new Dark Mode options, and more!

Realme started off as a sub-brand of OPPO back in 2018. What this meant was that Realme used ColorOS on its smartphones for quite a while before users started demanding a custom UI solely meant for Realme devices. While the company didn't really work on a completely new OS, they developed a slightly modified version...

Google’s new Android Enterprise Vulnerability Rewards Program will give you up to $250,000 if you can fully exploit a Pixel 6

In the security world, bug bounties are incredibly common. The reason for their existence is simple and two-fold: they incentivize security researchers to poke holes in the security of a device, as the payout for a successful exploit can be lucrative. The second is that they encourage individuals to privately report their findings, rather than...

Here’s when Vivo will roll out its Android 12-based Funtouch OS beta

Google officially rolled out the first stable Android 12 release following the Pixel 6 series launch this week. While the stable Android 12 update is currently only available for the Google Pixel phones, many OEMs have released Android 12 betas for their flagship devices to let users try out the latest version of Android ahead...

Supercharge the Pixel 6’s Quick Tap to Snap feature with Tasker

Google officially unveiled the Pixel 6 series earlier this week. Unlike the Pixel 5, the new Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are flagship smartphones, featuring the all-new Google Tensor SoC, high refresh rate displays, and upgraded cameras. In addition, the phones feature a host of new software features that set them apart from other...

Google Recorder gets Material You redesign and dynamic theming support

Following the Pixel 6 series launch earlier this week, Google rolled out the first Android 12 stable update to eligible Pixel devices. Along with the Android 12 stable release, Google has also started rolling out updates for some of its apps with new Material You elements, widgets, and dynamic theming support. For instance, the Google...

How to install Android 12 on Google Pixel and other Android devices

It’s that time of year again! Android 12, i.e. the next major release of Android is now available via stable channel. For lucky owners of the Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 5, or Pixel 5a, you’ll be among...

Google says its Tensor chip is 80% faster than the Pixel 5’s CPU

Google has been talking about its new 'Tensor' System-on-a-Chip for a while now, but we've been in the dark regarding specific details. Today is the launch day for the Pixel 6, the first device powered by Google Tensor, and Google has finally revealed technical details about the chip. Google is calling Tensor the best hardware innovation...

How to download Android 12 for Google Pixel and other Android devices

The wait is finally over — Android 12 is here as Google has officially kicked off the update rollout via stable channel. If you’re the lucky owner of a Google Pixel 5a, Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 3, or the Pixel 3...

Android 12 is now available in stable for Google Pixel phones

Can you feel it? It's in the air! Of course we're referring to the impending arrival of Android 12 on Google Pixel devices. After a couple of yearning weeks since Google's launch announcement, the rollout is finally starting now with a full jump to stable Android 12 for the eligible Pixel smartphones that are currently on...

Pixel 6 Pro launched with Google Tensor chipset, Android 12, and triple cameras

At its Pixel Fall launch event today, Google unveiled the Pixel 6 Pro, the top-of-the-line model in the new Pixel 6 series. The Pro model looks identical to the regular Pixel 6 in terms of the overall design, but it packs a bigger, better display, a more versatile camera setup, and a larger battery. Here's...