Motorola confirms Android 8.0 Oreo update for range of smartphones

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Google started rolling out Android 8.0 (Oreo) update for Pixel and Nexus devices starting from last month. HTCSony and Nokia already confirmed list of devices that will get the Oreo update, Moto has officially announced the list of smartphones that will get the Android 8.0 update. This includes the Moto Z series, Moto X4 and Moto G5 series. Sadly the Moto G4 series and older Moto X series are not there in the list.

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Google rolls out September Android security update for Pixel and Nexus devices

Google has finally started rolling out new over-the-air (OTA) update for Pixel and Nexus devices and also posted factory images as part of monthly Android Security release. It is not available for Nexus Player yet. The latest update this month fixes several critical issues, including issues in Framework, Libraries, Media framework, several components and more. Continue reading “Google rolls out September Android security update for Pixel and Nexus devices”

WhatsApp is finally testing ‘Delete for Everyone’ feature on Android and iOS

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It looks like soon you will be able to unsend a message you might have accidently sent to a person on WhatsApp. The Facebook owned messaging app is finally testing a feature that will let you recall a message after it is sent, according to WABetaInfo. Dubbed as ‘Delete for Everyone’, the feature will allow you to quickly delete messages before the receiver has had a chance to read them.
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Moto X4 Android One version surfaces in press image

Moto X4 Android One leak

Moto X4, the latest phone in the company’s ‘X Series’ was introduced at the IFA 2017. Now @evleaks has posted an image of a Moto phone with Android One branding on the back that looks familiar to the Moto X4. The original Moto X4 already runs on stock Android 7.1 (Nougat) and also has support for Amazon Alexa. Continue reading “Moto X4 Android One version surfaces in press image”

Honor 6 Play with 5-inch display, 4G VoLTE, 3020mAh battery announced

Honor Play 6

Along with the V9 Play, Huawei’s Honor Brand also introduced Honor Play 6, a budget smartphone with 4G VoLTE support. It is Chinese version of the Y5 2017 that was introduced earlier this year that packs a 5-inch HD display, is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737T processor with 2GB of RAM, runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with EMUI 4.1, has a 8-megapixel rear camera with dual LED fash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera that also has soft LED flash. Continue reading “Honor 6 Play with 5-inch display, 4G VoLTE, 3020mAh battery announced”

OnePlus 3 and 3T OxygenOS beta update brings new features and improvements

OnePlus has started rolling out new OxygenOS open betas (Beta 14 for OnePlus 3T and Beta 23 for OnePlus 3) for the 3 and 3T phones that brings several new features including OnePlus watermark in camera, battery percentage in lift up display, improved Parallel apps, new E-warranty card, new Alarm calendar, improved location accuracy and several improvements and bug fixes. Check out the complete changelog below. Continue reading “OnePlus 3 and 3T OxygenOS beta update brings new features and improvements”

Samsung Galaxy J7+ with 5.5-inch 1080p display, dual rear cameras, 4GB RAM announced

Samsung Galaxy J7 Plus

After leaks, Samsung Galaxy J7+ has gone official in Thailand. It has a 5.5-inch 1080p Super AMOLED 2.5D curved glass display, is powered by a 2.39GHz Octa-Core processor, which will likely be MediaTek Helio P20 and runs on Android 7.1 (Nougat). It has a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/1.7 aperture along with a 5-megapixel secondary camera with f/1.9 aperture to capture depth information. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy J7+ with 5.5-inch 1080p display, dual rear cameras, 4GB RAM announced”

YU YUREKA BLACK gets Android 7.1 Nougat update

Yu Yureka Black Android 7.1

YU launched YUREKA BLACK smartphone back in June running Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). This week it has started rolling out Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) update for the phone, as it had promised at the launch. The phone got beta build soon after the launch, which was Android 7.1.2. The latest update also includes July Android security update. Continue reading “YU YUREKA BLACK gets Android 7.1 Nougat update”

YotaPhone 3 with 5.5-inch 1080p AMOLED and 5.2-inch e-Ink screens announced

Yotaphone 3

Russia’s Yota Devices has been announced YotaPhone 3 at an event at Russian Embassy in Beijing. It was first unveiled at the Russian-Chinese Expo back in June. It has a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) AMOLED display along with a full-touch control on its 5.2-inch HD always-on electronic paper display (EPD) on the other side. Continue reading “YotaPhone 3 with 5.5-inch 1080p AMOLED and 5.2-inch e-Ink screens announced”