Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Android Oreo MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 8.1.18 released

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Xiaomi released MIUI 9 Global Stable update for its Mi MIX 2 smartphone back in November, and announced Android Oreo beta program for the phone for China ROM last month, now it has released MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 8.1.18 for the smartphone which is based on Android 8.0 (Oreo).

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Huawei partners with Google to integrate Android Messages app for SMS, RCS messaging on its phones

Huawei P10

Huawei today announced that it would be teaming with Google to integrate Android Messages across their smartphone portfolio. Huawei will combine Android Messages and RCS messaging to offer native messaging and communications experience. Continue reading “Huawei partners with Google to integrate Android Messages app for SMS, RCS messaging on its phones”

Hike Total offers essential services like messaging, news, recharge and more without internet

Hike Total

Hike today announced ‘Total’ feature with an aim to bring internet to the next billion users. It is capable of bringing essential services like messaging, news, recharge and more without needing an active data connection. For the sections that require data, Hike is offering data plans for as low as Rs. 1. Continue reading “Hike Total offers essential services like messaging, news, recharge and more without internet”

Meizu M6s with 5.7-inch full-screen display, metal body, side-mounted fingerprint sensor announced

Meizu just announced M6s, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in the M series, as it had promised. It was introduced as Meizu S6 in China. It packs a 5.7-inch HD+ 18:9 display and is the first smartphone to be powered by Samsung Exynos 7872 Hexa-Core SoC with Mali-G71 GPU. It has a 16-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera.

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Skygofree Android Trojan can track location of the device, turn on audio recording and more

Skygofree Trojan

Trojans and Malware are not new to Android; they keep attacking the operating system taking advantage of the loophole. However, the Skygofree Android Trojan is very peculiar and something unique. Discovered by Kaspersky, Skygofree can track the location of the device, turn on audio recording, control WiFi networks and can also manage apps like Facebook Messenger, Skype, Viber, and WhatsApp. Continue reading “Skygofree Android Trojan can track location of the device, turn on audio recording and more”

Moto G6, G6 Plus, G6 Play, Moto X5, Moto Z3, Moto Z3 Play, and 5G Moto Mod press images surface

Moto G6 Series

MWC 2018 is just a month away, and this is the event where we tons of phones launch from various manufacturers including flagships. One among the many brands is Motorola which has the tradition of launching the G-series at every MWC. Today we have the first look at the most of the upcoming Motorola phones including the Moto G6, G6 Plus, G6 Play, Moto X5, Moto Z3, Moto Z3 Play. Continue reading “Moto G6, G6 Plus, G6 Play, Moto X5, Moto Z3, Moto Z3 Play, and 5G Moto Mod press images surface”

Huawei P10 and P10 Plus Android Oreo beta update starts rolling out

Huawei P10

Huawei has announced Android 8.0 Oreo beta program for P10 and P10 Plus as the company’s Romania Facebook page has put out post seeking testers for the Oreo update. The company has already rolled out the update for Mate 9 Pro, P10 and P10 Plus in China and now its turn for the international variants.  Continue reading “Huawei P10 and P10 Plus Android Oreo beta update starts rolling out”

Honor 8 won’t get Android 8.0 Oreo update, Honor 6X Oreo update under evaluation

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Huawei’s online brand Honor has confirmed that Honor 8 which was launched back in October 2016 won’t be getting the Android 8.0 Oreo update. The company confirmed the news on Twitter in a response to the user’s query. On the other hand, it has also clarified that the Android 8.0 update with latest EMUI 8.0 is under evaluation for the Honor 6X.  Continue reading “Honor 8 won’t get Android 8.0 Oreo update, Honor 6X Oreo update under evaluation”

Nokia 7 and Nokia 6 2018 Android 8.0 Oreo update starts rolling out

HMD Global introduced Nokia 7 smartphone back in October last year and the new Nokia 6 (2018) was unveiled earlier this month in China running  Android 7.1.1 (Nougat). As the company had promised, it has started rolling out Android 8.0 (Oreo) update for the smartphones.

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OnePlus 5 and 5T latest OxygenOS beta update brings new features, bug fixes and optimizations

OnePlus has released new open betas (Beta 4 for OnePlus 5 and Beta 2 for OnePlus 5T) that brings several new features including updates to launcher that adds new features such as auto folder tagging, optimizations for high power consumption applications, intelligent background application management solution, adds OnePlus Switch application for backup and restore, bug fixes and optimizations. Continue reading “OnePlus 5 and 5T latest OxygenOS beta update brings new features, bug fixes and optimizations”

OnePlus 3 and 3T OxygenOS beta update brings Face Unlock, Airtel VoLTE support and more

OnePlus has released new Oreo-based open betas (Beta 21 for OnePlus 3T and Beta 30 for OnePlus 3) that brings several new features including support for the most expected Face Unlock feature that the company had been teasing  it last month. The update also brings VoLTE support for Airtel users in India in select cities where it is available, several features in launcher, adds OnePlus Switch backup and restore apps and more. Check out the changelog below. Continue reading “OnePlus 3 and 3T OxygenOS beta update brings Face Unlock, Airtel VoLTE support and more”

Xiaomi Mi A1 Android Oreo update resumes with January security patch, includes bug fixes

Xiaomi started rolling out Android Oreo update for Mi A1 smartphone on 31st December as it had promised. Later it pulled the update due to bugs and said that it will resume in a couple of weeks after fixing the bugs. Now the company confirmed that it has started rolling out a new OPR1.170623.026.8.1.10 update for the smartphone that includes Android Security patch for January 2018 and also includes bug fixes.

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LG V30 Android 8.0 Oreo beta update starts rolling out in the US

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LG V30, the latest camera-centric smartphone from the Korean smartphone maker is one of the best flagship smartphones that we have seen in recent times. The LG V30 or the LG V30+ (with 128 GB storage instead of 64 GB) checks almost all the boxes with very modern design gets better with the latest Android Oreo OS upgrade. Initially, the update was seeded in South Korea a couple of weeks back and now the update is available for the selected users in the United States. Continue reading “LG V30 Android 8.0 Oreo beta update starts rolling out in the US”

Sharp Aquos S3 with 6-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 660, 6GB RAM gets certified ahead of Jan 16 announcement

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The images of the upcoming Sharp Aquos S3 have surfaced as it has been certified by the Taiwanese telecommunications regulator. The Aquos S3 will have 18:9 Full HD+ display and it is said to come in two variants; Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 630 with Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. Continue reading “Sharp Aquos S3 with 6-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 660, 6GB RAM gets certified ahead of Jan 16 announcement”