Tag Archives: ‘Android

Android 8.0 Oreo System Images Released, OTA Update Rollout Starts for Beta Program Users

Android Oreo system images have been released by Google soon after the company announced the official name of the eight major build of its mobile operating system. The Android 8.0 Oreo OTA update has started to roll out, but will likely hit devices in phased manner, and will first arrive for Android beta program users. Also, as is the case with initial rollouts, things… Read More »

Android O to Be Revealed on Monday, the Day of the US Total Solar Eclipse

Google will indeed reveal Android O on Monday, the day of the US total solar eclipse, as previously rumoured. The visible shape of the solar corona during the eclipse’s totality neatly matches the symbol ‘O’, and we can expect Google to reveal the name of its latest Android version, as well as announce release dates of the final build of Android O… Read More »

Flipkart Big Freedom Sale Offers: iPhone 7, iPhone 6s, Sony LED TVs, Android Mobiles, and More

Flipkart sale offers continue into the second day of the Big Freedom Day Sale, and it’s pouring deals and discounts across categories. Electronics, particularly mobiles, remain the hottest categories in sales, and the Flipkart sale does not disappoint on that front. You can get discounts on popular iPhone 7, iPhone 6s, and Android phones in the sale, along… Read More »

Lenovo Phab 2 Pro, Other Phab Smartphones Won’t Get an Android 7.0 Nougat Update

Lenovo’s Phab 2 Pro, which was launched last year as the ‘world’s first Tango smartphone’ will not be receiving an Android Nougat update. The news was confirmed by Lenovo’s Support page that lists devices that are slated to receive an update. Unfortunately, the entire Lenovo Phab series seems to have been excluded from the update list. Apart from the Phab 2… Read More »

Official name for Android O expected to be revealed on August 21: Report

Android O’s name has been a mystery for quite a while now. Oreo, Oatmeal cookie, Octopus or perhaps something else starting with an ‘O’, there have been various rumours regarding the official name for Google’s next OS release. Now, David Ruddock from Android Police has predicted in a series of Tweets that Android O’s name might be revealed by Google… Read More »

ANDROID WARNING – Google Play apps can steal information from YOUR WhatsApp

Google Play hosted 20 apps that were capable of stealing personal information from popular programmes like WhatsApp, security experts have said. –– ADVERTISEMENT –– The apps exploited know vulnerabilities to “root” devices running older versions of Android and then bypass security protectons. The malicious programmes were then capable of accessing sensitive data stored in popular apps such as… Read More »

Android O: Which notification upgrades are you most looking forward to? [Poll]

While Android O doesn’t introduce much new to the user interface, there are a lot of new tools for developers to use that make notifications much better. On top of this, the upcoming OS also comes with new system-level features that give users better control over what notifications they see and where they see them. Which of Android 8.0’s new notification… Read More »

LEARN HOW TO USE DO NOT DISTURB MODE IN ANDROID

Our smartphones command our attention several times every day. Some people even check their phones in the middle of the night. Why do we allow this endless torrent of incoming notifications, which are often unimportant, or worse, email spam, to interrupt us? If you can’t resist that blinking LED or that buzzing in your pocket, then you need to get to grips… Read More »

Android O Team’s Reddit AMA: 7 Things We Learnt

HIGHLIGHTS The name of the upcoming Android version was not revealed Android O has been said to improve Bluetooth audio performance The team shared difficulties regarding the development of platform Google’s Android team held a Reddit AMA session to answer user queries about the platform and as it usually happens, we got to learn a lot of things about the upcoming Android version… Read More »

Android O Team’s Reddit AMA: 7 Things We Learnt

Google’s Android team held a Reddit AMA session to answer user queries about the platform and as it usually happens, we got to learn a lot of things about the upcoming Android version 8.0 aka Android O. Here is the list of things that were revealed during the Q&A session on Reddit. 1. Android O name: The argument continues While hoping that the official… Read More »