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Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro Reportedly Receiving Android 8.1 Oreo Update in India

Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro ₹ 14,549 is the latest smartphone in the South Korean giant’s portfolio that is receiving the Android 8.1 Oreo update in India. To recall, the Galaxy J7 Pro was launched in the country back in June 2017, and it arrived with Android 7.0 Nougat, which was the popular Android version at that time. As… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime Starts Receiving Android 8.1 Oreo Update

Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime has reportedly started receiving the Android 8.0 Oreo update. The mobile software market saw the release of the final build of Android Pie last month, but availability is currently limited to only Google’s Pixel range of smartphones and tablets, as well as the Essential Phone. While partnered OEMs have announced the rollout of the latest Android version for their devices, Samsung is managing to… Read More »

Redmi Note 5 Pro MIUI 9.5.6 Update Based on Android 8.1 Oreo Announced

Redmi Note 5 Pro looks to be the first smartphone from Xiaomi to get Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9.5.6. The Chinese handset maker had launched the Redmi Note 5 Pro in India back in February. The key highlights of the smartphone are the presence of the large 5.99-inch 18:9 display, the selfie-light module, a dual-camera setup, as well as the large 4000mAh… Read More »

Nokia 8 Starts Receiving Android 8.1 Oreo Update

Nokia 8 has now started receiving Android 8.1 Oreo update. The update comes just weeks after HMD Global released a beta test programme for the flagship handset that was running Android 8.0 Oreo until now and recently received the February Android security patch. The company’s Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas on Tuesday announced the latest update rollout through a tweet. “We are rolling out Android Oreo… Read More »

Pixel 2 XL Affected by Slow Fingerprint Unlocking After Android 8.1 Oreo Update, Some Users Complain

HIGHLIGHTS Fingerprint unlock reportedly becomes laggy after Android 8.1 Users reported the issue on Google Product Forums and Reddit A top Google Product Forums contributor suggested a fix in the pipeline Some Pixel 2 XL users have reported that they are facing slower fingerprint unlocking on their Pixel 2 XL devices after installing the Android 8.1 Oreo update. The issue has been… Read More »

Google Hints at SMS Integration with Chrome OS for Android 8.1

While many of us would love to see more integration between Android and Windows, Google seems to be focusing more on uniting the various features of Android and Chrome OS. This makes perfect sense, considering the company recently launched its brand new high-end Chromebook, known as the Pixelbook. A new feature of Android 8.1 Oreo called SMS Connect has… Read More »

Android 8.1 Oreo to Succeed v8.0, Reveals Google App Breakdown

HIGHLIGHTS The Android 8.0 started rolling out widely recently Details regarding Bisto headphones also revealed Android 8.1 Oreo can debut on next generation Pixel handsets If there were any doubts in your mind about what the next version of Android will be called, we now have an answer. The teardown of the Google app has reportedly revealed that the next version of… Read More »

Windows 8.1 and Earlier Versions Crash With New File System Bug; Microsoft Working on Fix

HIGHLIGHTS Security researchers discover new “$mft” system bug The bug can hang older Windows versions It however doesn’t affect Windows 10 users It seems there’s no end to issues related to older Windows versions as a new file system bug has been discovered that can crash PCs. The new file system bug unlike WannaCry ransomware at least won’t… Read More »

Interest rate on Public Provident Fund cut to 8.1%

The popular five-Year National Savings Certificates will earn an interest rate of 8.1 per cent from April 1 as against 8.5 per cent, at present. In a move that will hit the common man, the government on Friday slashed interest rates payable on small savings including PPF and Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) in a bid to align them… Read More »