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These smartphones will support Fortnite Mobile on Android

Fortnite Mobile on Android is a long-awaited upcoming release of an already massively popular game. Since launching on Apple iOS, users of Android smartphones and tablets have been wondering when Fortnite would launch on their devices too. The Android release has apparently been delayed as we recently reported that it will be launching as an...

Sony Xperia XA1, Xperia XA1 Ultra, and Xperia XA1 Plus are now receiving Android Oreo

The Sony Xperia XZ1 and the Xperia XZ1 Compact were the first Sony phones to launch with Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. Sony was one of the first device makers to start rolling out Android Oreo updates, as the Xperia XZ Premium received its Android Oreo update in October. The Xperia XZ and...

Sony is Removing Night Light from the Xperia XA1 in Upcoming Android Oreo Update

Android's well-received Night Light feature, which was introduced alongside the Android N Developer Preview in 2016, inexplicably disappeared for certain devices in Android 8.1 Oreo. That motivated OEMs such as Sony to roll out replacements: the Xperia XA1 series featured the company's own take on Android's Night Light. Unfortunately, it'll be removed in an upcoming...

Sony Xperia XA1 and XA1 Plus Receive Patches for Spectre and Meltdown

Google's Android Security Bulletins squash critical flaws and exploits, and that's especially true this month. The search giant recently confirmed that the January 5, 2018 security patch contains fixes for the Spectre and Meltdown processor vulnerabilities that were disclosed earlier this month, both of which leverage flaws in the speculative execution feature of modern-day CPUs. Google published...

Sony Announces Which Devices They’re Updating to Android Oreo

When Google releases a new version of Android, people start asking which devices will be updated to it. Since each individual OEM handles their software updates differently, it can be confusing to know which device will get the new update. Some OEMs are easy to predict though, since they generally stick to flagships released in...