General News
General News

Android 8.0 Oreo beta 2 now available for Essential Phone

December 21, 2017 Droid Turf

We have exciting news for Essential PH-1 owners currently on the Android 8.0 Oreo beta track. Beta 2 is now being rolled out for download and installation. The build number is OPM1.170911.213, and it should include a handful of patches and bug fixes as you would expect.

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Gadgets

These Android Wear smartwatches will get Google’s new Android Oreo update

December 11, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Last week, Google released Oreo for Android Wear. However, only LG’s Watch Sport and Watch Style saw the update arrive over-the-air. To give some clarification as to which Android Wear smartwatches will receive the latest Oreo update, Google confirmed a full list of those eligible and published it on one Google support page.

Gadgets

Oreo update for Android Wear is rolling out now

December 9, 2017 Droid Turf

Smartwatches were the hype of 2016. Apple, Samsung and many others got heavily invested in the wearable market, trying to make it the next big thing in mobile tech. Even though the market for wearables now seems like it won’t be the next revolution in consumer electronics, Google is still updating its Android Wear operating system.

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Google releases Android 8.1 Oreo (MR1) to the public

December 6, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Surprise! Just one week after releasing the second Android 8.1 Oreo developer preview, Google has gone ahead with the public release of the software, as promised back in October. The version is the first maintenance of Android 8.0 (Google’s major overhaul) to roll out publicly, and it’s arriving with Android Oreo ‘Go Edition.’ Here’s everything you need to know about it.

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