Motorola has been in the news recently over their decisions of what handsets to update to Android Oreo, and reasons why the Moto G4 was omitted from the list.
Samsung put up a brave fight with its Bixby hardware button found on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8, but it was a battle the company would lose eventually. Yesterday, the company began rolling out a software update allowing some customers to disable it from triggering the Bixby Home app.
Last week, Andy Rubin, a founding father of Android and now CEO of Essential, held an “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) session over on Reddit. Rubin answered some of our questions about Essential and the Essential PH-1 cell phone. Here’s what we learned in a nutshell.
Last week, Motorola revealed who is to get Android 8.0, and who will not. There was one particular lineup, the Moto G4, that was not present on the “will be updated” list that got people criticizing. Why? Because Motorola had promised owners of the device Android Oreo a few years back. Today, the internet is exploding over it. Here’s why.
If you’re an Android smartphone owner, odds are you’ve experienced a drop in performance since you first got your phone. This can be due to a number of reasons, but one that you may not know, is the reverse of what many think. Android platform updates have been proven to negatively affect some performance levels. Unfortunately, this is the case with Google’s Nexus 6P.
Our guess is that most of you have a smartphone if you’re reading this. Being smartphone owners ourselves, we’re always interested in knowing when a smartphone gets updated. Wouldn’t it be convenient to have this all in one place? That’s why we created our ‘Droid Updates’ Weekly Series.
I care about Android software updates, do you? This week, we’re taking a look at Google’s progress thus far with Android 8.0 Oreo and diving a bit deeper into whether or not you should still care about platform updates.
Motorola, Lenovo’s smartphone manufacturer, has announced a list of devices set to receive Android 8.0 Oreo.