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Android 7.0 for the HTC 10 is Rumored to be Stable, Update Coming Soon

As we finish up 2016, OEMs are just about ready to begin rolling out their official Android 7.0 updates. So far, we've seen OEMs like Samsung, LG, Huawei/Honor, and Xiaomi start to beta test Nougat on their flagship devices. Thus far, we haven't yet heard much about HTC's upcoming 7.0 update for their flagships, but the...

Samsung misses their S7 Vulkan Deadline, but Finally adds Support

Back in February, Samsung made a big deal about the gaming performance of their new Galaxy S7 smartphone. One of the key features of the S7 that they were showcasing was that it would be the first smartphone to support the Vulkan API. Samsung representatives talked extensively at the time about how Vulkan support would allow...

[UPDATE: Response from HTC] HTC Breaks One A9’s 15-Day Update Promise on the Phone’s First Major Update

Today, HTC announced their planned update schedule for Android 7.0 Nougat. The HTC 10 will be getting the update in Q4, and the HTC One M9 and HTC One A9 will be getting it afterwards. It’s always fantastic when an OEM is clear, concise, and communicative about their planned update schedule. That communication is a big part...

CREO: The Indian Startup That is Promising a New Update Every Month

The state of Android updates has been an often criticized talking point. The picture has been grim when it comes to update adoption, with Android 6.0 Marshmallow making its way to just about 2.3% of all devices. Even the one and half year old Lollipop is on 36% of all Android devices as of March...