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Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge are Finally Receiving their Android 7.0 Nougat Update (Currently for Beta Testers)

Samsung has been doing a beta test for their Nougat update for a couple of months now. Many people hoped that they would have started this beta test earlier since Android 7.0 officially released in August of last year, but they didn't announce their first beta test of the update until around November. This felt a...

Android Wear 2.0 Update is Scheduled for Release Next Month

Google first announced the Android Wear 2.0 update back in May of last year at Google I/O 2016. Shortly thereafter, the company released its first developer preview for the wearable update, and since then they've been working hard on it ever since. Overall, things haven't looked that great for the wearable platform as a whole, so...

Stable Nougat for OnePlus 3 and Nougat Open Beta 1 for OnePlus 3T Are Here

OnePlus promised we'd see Android Nougat hit the OnePlus 3 before the end of the year, and that the OnePlus 3T would see an Android Nougat beta when the OnePlus 3 received its stable release. With just a few hours left on the clock and barely two days after the last beta release, OnePlus delivered. Carl...

OnePlus 2 OTA Update Brings OxygenOS 3.5.5 to the Device

OnePlus has announced they are starting to roll out a new OTA update to the OnePlus 2. This new update will bring your device up to version 3.5.5 of OxygenOS, and it comes with a lot of new features and changes. The company warns users that updating to 3.5.5 can cause issues with things like WiFi...

HTC One M9 Starts Receiving its Official Android Nougat Update

HTC has been very vocal about which devices they plan on updating to Android 7.0 Nougat. Starting all the way back in May of this year, HTC announced their official roadmap for Android 7.0 Nougat (called Android N at the time). We were told they had plans to update the HTC One M9, HTC One...

Google Publishes Factory Images, OTA Images and Binaries for the Pixel and Pixel XL

Many people were curious how Google would be handling the software side of things with the Google Pixel and Pixel XL. Before release, a system image of the Verizon variant was leaked and that was all we had to go on. So many weren't even sure if Google would allow us to root and unlock...

OxygenOS v3.2.2 Update Brings Host of Improvements to the OnePlus 3

The OnePlus 3 is amongst the very best that one can purchase right now -- an affordable flagship that does kill several other flagships at twice its price point, what more could you want? Well, there's always scope for improvements, and software is an area where the improvements can come in. The latest update to...

OnePlus Pauses OxygenOS 3.2.0 Update Rollout for OnePlus 3; Users Also Find IMEI Issues in OTA Check

OnePlus had initiated the rollout of OxygenOS 3.2.0 to the OnePlus 3, much to the rejoice of users as the update fixed a lot of issues that early adopters were facing. But as it currently stands, the update has been paused. As OnePlus states in their forum post: Due to some reports of issues while upgrading, we...

OnePlus 3 Reviewers’ OTA Impressions: Better RAM Management and More Accurate Calibration is Just What the Doctor Ordered

OnePlus has rolled out a 3.1.4 Oxygen OS update to the OnePlus 3 in order to address a few of the issues that early reviewers pointed out. The update, however, is only available for reviewer units at the moment. We’ve received this 12MB patch on our OnePlus 3 for review, flashed it, and tested it for...

OnePlus 3 (Reviewer) OTA Brings sRGB Mode and RAM Adjustments

The OnePlus 3 is a good phone, and there are just a few roadblocks in its way from becoming a great one. The phone is amongst the few in the mainstream to sport a humongous 6GB of RAM, but the software side of things leaves a vast part of this 6GB underutilized. OnePlus reasoned that this...

Google Publishes End-of-Life Dates for Guaranteed Nexus Support

One of the major reasons why Android enthusiasts opt to purchase a Nexus device are the guaranteed updates. At its Google I/O conference way back in 2011, Google initially tried to get its partners to provide software updates for their devices for at least 18 months. While many devices unfortunately received the cold shoulder when it...

HTC Announced Devices to Receive Android N

Taking advantage of Google (Alphabet?) I/O HTC has announced which of their lineup will receive an N update after it has shipped to OEMs later this year. Although there is no timeline that they can share at this moment with the speed that Google is sending out N previews we hope that the update will...