Tag Archives: Beta

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 »

Windows 10 Source Code Leak Confirmed by Microsoft; Data Removed by Beta Archive

Microsoft has found itself in an embarrassing position once again with reports that a massive trove of Windows 10 source code has been leaked online this week. Some system builds related to Microsoft’s USB, storage and Wi-Fi drives were posted to Beta Archive’s FTP site, and the Redmond giant has confirmed that the code, which is part of… Read More »

The latest OxygenOS Open Beta for the OnePlus 3 and 3T adds a font switcher and a better Ambient Display

It’s been just over two weeks since the last beta update to OxygenOS, OnePlus’ in-house Android ROM. As usual, the betas, version number 17 for the OnePlus 3 and 8 for the 3T, bring a number of new and updated features to users brave enough to install pre-release software on their devices. The biggest changes today are in… Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 5s and Mi 5s Plus to get Android 7 Nougat beta update

The Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Xiaomi is still making into headlines even after launching its much-hyped smartphone, Mi 6. Now, it’s all about another smartphone which was released earlier. It is time for Xiaomi to release the latest Android Nougat update for the smartphones launched last year. Yes, you heard it right. This news is all about Xiaomi Mi… Read More »

WhatsApp Beta for Android Update Adds New Font Shortcuts, Revoke Feature Spotted on Web Version

WhatsApp has been believed to be testing the message revoke feature for months now. Earlier, WhatsApp for iPhone was spotted with the new feature that allowed users to revoke or edit messages you have already sent to other contacts. Now, the feature seems to close to be released on Android as well as WhatsApp Web. @WABetaInfo, which tracks… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Nougat beta is now live in Korea

Word of Android Nougat on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge has been circulating for some time now. Last we heard, the Korean giant was gearing up for a field test in the UK, but that was later scrapped. However, it’s not all bad news, as a beta was indeed launched today, only in the OEMs home… Read More »

Android 7.0 Nougat beta is on its way to the Sony Xperia X Performance

Sony’s Xperia Beta Program died last month, only to get revived now. This time around only one device can participate – the Xperia X Performance. But if you do own one of those and live in one of the regions mentioned below, you might be in for a treat. A Nougat treat, that is. Yes, you can currently… Read More »

Latest Priv Marshmallow beta brings August security patches

BlackBerry has started rolling out another Marshmallow beta update to its Priv smartphone, making it the eighth beta build that has been rolled out to the device. The update weighs in at around 186MB. Carrying a build number of AAF960, the latest beta update is available for all Privs on the beta program, except AT&T and Verizon devices.… Read More »

Twitter Testing Completely Revamped Android App in Beta

Micro-blogging website Twitter is testing a new design for an Android app version to make it more user-friendly and easy to navigate. Several people using Twitter’s alpha and beta apps have begun seeing a design that places Twitter’sfour core areas main feed, Moments, notifications, and direct messages as large tabs across the top of the screen, The Verge… Read More »

MIUI Global Beta ROM based on Marshmallow now available

A few days ago the stable release of the MIUI ROM based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow was released for the Xiaomi Mi 3, Mi 4, and Mi Note in China. As of today, the stable Marshmallow-based MIUI 6.3.17 is available in Global Beta and can be installed on the Xiaomi Mi 3, Mi 4, and Mi Note outside… Read More »