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Samsung’s Galaxy S7 models will get Oreo in the US, very soon

May 3, 2018 Kaushik Boggarapu

Samsung is not the best with Android updates, we all know that. The South Korean company rolled out Google’s Android 8.0 software from last year for the Galaxy S8 models just two months ago, days before announcing Galaxy S9. After a long beta program that still had issues after months of testing, Samsung finally got the update out to buyers. Hopefully Samsung learned its lesson and this won’t happen again. We do have some positive news to share in regards to Samsung’s Oreo [Read More]

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Confirmed: Razer Phone will skip Android 8.0 in favor of Android 8.1 Oreo

March 31, 2018 Kaushik Boggarapu

Now that Android P is in alpha form, manufacturers are expected to shift their focus to the next version of Google’s mobile OS. Many Android flagship owners are still without Oreo, which is downright disappointing. So before manufacturers jump on Android P, it would be nice if some companies update their devices to last year’s version to prevent further fragmentation of the OS.  The Nextbit Robin buyer is doing just that.

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Galaxy Note 8 will receive Android Oreo in 2-3 weeks

March 26, 2018 Doug Demagistris

As you know, Samsung is not the fastest when it comes to Android updates. Rather, the company’s focus is more about giving you the best hardware up-front. But, in a rare exchange over the weekend, the South Korean giant confirmed when we’ll see Android Oreo.

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New OxygenOS Oreo beta debuts for OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T

March 13, 2018 Kaushik Boggarapu

OnePlus has been one of many who has at least been trying to update its devices with Google’s Android Oreo software from 2017. The company’s newest devices, OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T, last received a new open beta update in early February. New OxygenOS builds, however, have come out this week for the pair. Build six has been released for the OnePlus 5 and build 4 for the OnePlus 5T. Both include most of the features and elements found in [Read More]

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Essential is making it too easy for PH-1 owners to try Android 8.1 Oreo

February 22, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Essential had a change in plans for Android Oreo. The company announced several Android 8.0 beta upgrades for its Essential Phone, but later decided to skip the update for Android 8.1. The first Android 8.1 beta was introduced last week, and now the company has come out with a new way to get it.

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