Tag Archives: Beta

Nokia 7 Plus Users Get Android P Beta 2, ARCore Support Introduced

At I/O 2018, Google had announced that it would make Android P Developer Previews available to various smartphones this year. Staying true to its promise, the Nokia 7 Plus is now getting the Android P Developer Preview 3 aka Android P Beta 2 release. The Android P Beta 2 software build is available for manual download and install for all Nokia 7 Plus users, and the… Read More »

Everything new in iOS 12 beta 2 for iPhone and iPad

Apple seeded beta 2 just two weeks after iOS 12 debuted onstage at WWDC 2018. This major update for iPhone and iPad has new Memoji characters, digital health features, Group FaceTime, redesigned notifications and a whole lot more. So far, AppleInsider has been able to track down a total of 150 new features. As far as what has changed since the original… Read More »

Xiaomi Starts Rolling Out MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM to Compatible Devices

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM The ROM is initially heading to devices such as Mi Mix 2S and Redmi S2 The company has suspended the update for the Mi 6, though Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM to compatible devices. The new development comes days after the Chinese company launched the… Read More »

WhatsApp Beta for Android v2.18.179 Starts Labelling Forwarded Messages

WhatsApp for Android has received a new beta version (2.18.179) that starts labelling messages that you forward to your contacts. There is specifically a ‘Forwarded’ label that will be added to all your forwarded WhatsApp messages. This helps to create a distinction between the forwarded messages and original messages. The label will be added to the forwarded message on both the… Read More »

Twitter’s Bookmarks Feature Spotted in Android Beta App

Twitter in October had announced that it is developing a bookmarking feature to save tweets for later. The social media giant appears to be finally testing the new feature on Android smartphones. While the feature was called Save For Later earlier, the name was changed to Bookmarks in the following month. In November, the company said that it had started testing the feature.… Read More »

OnePlus 5T Gets Android 8.0 Oreo-Based OxygenOS Open Beta 1: Here’s What’s New

Just in a week after hinting its arrival, OnePlus has now finally released the OxygenOS Open Beta 1 build for the OnePlus 5T that brings Android 8.0 Oreo. The new development comes days after the OnePlus 5T received OxygenOS 4.7.6 update with the Face Unlock Assistive Lighting option. Notably, the Shenzhen-based company already released Android 8.0 Oreo-based OxygenOS 5.0 for the OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T, and the OnePlus 5, and announced a… Read More »

Nokia 8 Users Can Now Download the Android Oreo Beta Testing Build

Nokia 8 users who are looking forward to getting Android 8.0 Oreo update won’t have to wait too long. HMD Global has opened a new Nokia phones beta labs via a tweet by Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas; users will be able to sign up to test the beta build of Android Oreo for Nokia 8via this page, and download… Read More »

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 »