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Nokia confirms that its Android device collection will be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo

September 5, 2017 Doug Demagistris

A mere two weeks ago, Google announced Android 8.0 Oreo and released the software publicly following its annual statue unveiling at Google Headquarters. The search giant is applying some extra force, this year, to have key Android OEMs update their devices in hope to reduce the platform’s fragmentation. Early betas had been made available as well with the same goal in mind. Companies such as Sony have already confirmed which of their Android devices will be updated to Google’s latest [Read More]

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Confirmed: These Sony Xperia devices will receive Android 8.0 Oreo

September 4, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Last week, Google unveiled Android 8.0 Oreo and began to release the software publicly. This year more than ever, Google is pushing Android OEMs to update their devices to the latest software build. With the help of Project Treble baked into Android 8.0, the extra push being applied by Google, and early betas for manufacturers and carriers to test their own software, it’s reasonable to expect early arrivals of Android Oreo on skinned Android devices. This week, Sony confirmed a [Read More]

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Android Oreo is released for the Verizon Pixel and Pixel XL

August 30, 2017 Droid Turf

Google has been teasing Android O for some time (even without a name), but the name (and statue) was finally unveiled some days back as Android Oreo. The update’s system image files were posted last week when the update began rolling out over-the-air to Pixel and select Nexus devices enrolled in the Android Beta Program. If this isn’t you, but you own a Pixel or Pixel XL, we have good news for you!

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Google releases Android 8.0 Oreo: Here’s everything you need to know

August 21, 2017 Doug Demagistris

The wait is finally over. Google has announced Android O, its version number, name and update information. This is not a beta we’re taking about nor a developer preview; it’s the real deal. And as expected, Google made the announcements after the solar eclipse concluded earlier today during a brief livestream event held in New York City, followed by Google’s annual statue unveiling (for each new update) in front of Googleplex on the company’s front lawn.

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Google’s Android O Developer Preview 4 is live

July 26, 2017 Doug Demagistris

During the month of June, Google introduced us to the third Android O Developer Preview, inching one step closer towards a public roll out. According to Google’s timeline, the last preview build would become available in late July, and as scheduled, we now have it, the fourth and final Android O Developer Preview. The software is nearly ready for the prime time, said to roll out in August or early September. It’ll be around that time Google will hold a hardware [Read More]

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