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ASUS ZenFone 7 and 7 Pro start receiving stable Android 12 update

ASUS has been hard at work releasing Android 12 updates for its smartphone portfolio. Last week, the Taiwanese OEM published a beta build of Android 12 for the two-year-old ROG Phone 3. The ZenFone 7 and 7 Pro, ASUS’ mainstream flagships from 2020, were also in line to receive the same treatment. True to its...

Download: OnePlus Nord is getting its stable Android 12 update with OxygenOS 12

OnePlus recently released the third Open Beta build of Android 12 for the OnePlus Nord. That build was mostly to improve the system stability, with a handful of bug fixes amongst other things. Now, the company has gone ahead and published the stable version of OxygenOS 12 to the OnePlus Nord in the form of...

Samsung Galaxy A31, A32 4G, and Galaxy M22 are the latest to get Android 12 with One UI 4.1

One UI 4.1 is the latest iteration of Samsung’s custom skin. It made its debut on the Galaxy S22 series and subsequently available as an incremental update to devices running One UI 4.0. But Samsung isn’t stopping there as it’s bringing the newest flavor of One UI on top of Android 12 to many more...

ASUS rolls out an Android 12 beta update to the ROG Phone 3

ASUS is updating its nearly two-year old gaming phone to Android 12. The ASUS ROG Phone 3, which launched in July 2020, is now receiving an Android 12 beta. As the device owners would recall, this wasn’t totally unexpected at all. The Taiwanese OEM promised to deliver the update to the phone in the second...

Android 12 QPR3 Beta 3 brings back the vibration icon in status bar

While Android 12 brought many exciting changes to the table, it also made a few questionable decisions, like removing the vibration icon from the status bar. The change didn’t sit well with many users. Android 13 Beta 1 signaled that Google was working on reverting this change and would add a dedicated toggle to let...

Chromebooks may soon have better apps thanks to desktop AVD in Android Studio

Since the announcement of ChromeOS in 2011, Google has routinely updated ChromeOS with thoughtful changes. The company officially announced the Google Play Store for ChromeOS in 2016, followed by support for Linux apps in 2018. In 2020, it then announced ChromeOS.dev -- a site that aims to help developers build applications for ChromeOS.  Since its...

Paranoid Android Sapphire Beta is now available for more devices

Over the last couple of months, the Paranoid Android team has released a bunch of Android 12-based alpha builds of the popular custom ROM. With each new build, the team has added new features to the custom ROM and extended support to more devices. The team showed us the first glimpse of Paranoid Android "Sapphire"...

OnePlus 9RT gets unofficial LineageOS 19 and Pixel Experience ROMs based on Android 12L

OnePlus is sweating it hard to improve its ColorOS-flavored OxygenOS 12 UI to be more user-friendly and less buggy. The stable version of the software is already available for users of the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 8 series. It's also available as a closed beta for the OnePlus 9RT. However, if you’re among those who...

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

The wait is finally over — Android 12L is here as Google has officially kicked off the update rollout via stable channel. If you’re the lucky owner of a Google Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 5a, Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 3a, or the Pixel 3a...

OnePlus Android 12 Tracker: Here are all the official OxygenOS 12 builds to download and install

Android 12 picked up the stable tag a while ago, but many of us are still looking forward to getting the update on our phones. Eyes are on all popular phone makers — including OnePlus — to see when they will begin rolling out updates. Matter of fact, the Chinese OEM has already kicked off...

Google releases Android 12 QPR3 Beta 3 for Pixel phones

With each passing day, we grow closer and closer to the eventual release of Google Pixel's June Feature Drop. In case you are yearning to see what the future holds for the forthcoming update of Android, Google has you covered for today. The company has just announced Android 12 QPR3 Beta 3 for eligible Pixel...

Android 12 update goes live for the US Galaxy A42 5G and Galaxy A71 5G

Compared to the global Android device variants, US models have a reputation for being slow with software updates. The OEMs hoped to improve upon that with their close collaboration with the carriers, but the results have been mixed at best. The US Samsung Galaxy A32 5G model, for example, received the One UI 4.1 update...