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HTC 10 and HTC One A9 Android 7.0 Nougat Kernel Source Code Released

HTC just announced that they have published the Android 7.0 kernel source code for the HTC 10 and the HTC One A9. These newly published sets of kernel source code will go a long way towards helping with the development of Android 7.0, AOSP-based custom ROMs for these devices. Although it is always nice to see kernel...

Android Nougat Beta Program Closes

The Android Nougat Beta Program is officially shut down. Google decided that all users of the current Beta Program will get an update notification to the latest version of Android N. Finally, the program's site website has been closed as well. The closure is a part of Google's bigger update plan, as the Android O...

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Exynos Android 7.0 Nougat Kernel Source Code Released

Last night Samsung publicly released the kernel source code of their Nougat update for the Exynos based Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge devices, on par with their Android 7.0 rollout. This public source code release follows tightly on the heels of the final beta version being distributed to Samsung’s Galaxy Beta program testers...

List of Nougat ROMs for Popular Devices — Find Your Android Update! [UPDATED DAILY]

It's been a while since Android 7.0 Nougat has been out. If you have a Nexus device which is currently supported, you already have your taste of the latest Android in most cases. But if you are a non-Nexus user, you would be lucky if your OEM even promised you an update, let alone deliver it...

From Store to Shelf: An In-Depth Capitulation of Why MSM8974 Devices Are Excluded from Nougat

Updated to reflect the either-or Vulkan or OpenGL ES 3.1 requirement for Android 7.0 Recently, there have been a lot of articles written about version updates, the interactions between vendor and chipset maker, and what this means for devices going forwards. Why has this come to rise this week? Well, it emerged this week given that the...

Android Nougat Coming to Many Sony Devices, Xperia Z3 Not on The List (Yet?)

Android Nougat is one of Android's sweetest releases yet, that much is true. With long-awaited features like multi-window and a plethora of user experience refinements, almost everyone wants to at least get a taste of that sweet software! Luckily for Sony fans, the Sony Mobile Team just announced that they will be making Android 7.0 Nougat...

Android 7.0 Nougat Finally Released — Coming Your Way!

Android's latest OS update, the much await Android Nougat, is finally released. After many developer previews and a lot - truly a lot - of hype, we can experience the newest version of Android in our Nexus devices! So what's new in Nougat? So, so much. Unless you've been bootlooping for the last few months, you probably know that...

What’s New in Google Camera 4.1?

With Android developer preview 5, Google pushed the Camera 4.1 update. There are a few new things in this version but one important feature has been removed!New Settings Menu Google Camera 4.1 The new settings menu in 4.1 is a big improvement. All of your settings can now be found on one page. Google Camera 3.2 Previously, the settings...

Here’s Everything Important We Learned from the Android Nougat Dev AMA (INDEXED)

Yesterday, the final Android Nougat developer preview for us to play with began rolling out. At the bottom of the announcement blog post, Google announced that part of their Android engineering team would be hosting an AMA (Ask Me Anything) over on Reddit's /r/AndroidDev subreddit (aimed towards developers). The AMA went live earlier today and was quickly filled...

Theme Google Keyboard in Android Nougat!

Choose between a bunch of different colors to set as the backdrop of your keyboard. You can also upload your own image and adjust the brightness until it looks just right.Toggle the key borders on and off to make each letter stand out a bit more. This will help if you set a very busy...

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),...

Google May Add Live-Support App for Nexus in Android N, Along with Navigation Bar Refresh

We're in the last few days of the first half of 2016, which means that a lot of what was supposed to happen in the Android world for this year has already happened: we've seen the newest sets of SoC's in consumer-ready products, we've seen Android OEMs bring out said products and we've even had...