Android 7.0 gets pushed out for the Moto X Pure Edition in the U.S.

Even as we get closer to the unveiling of Android O (Oreo?) at Google I/O next month, there are still plenty of handsets that have yet to receive the update to Android 7.0 Nougat. One of them, the Moto X Pure Edition from 2015, is in the process of receiving this update right now. When you receive the notification that the update has arrived, you should make sure that you are connected to a Wi-Fi network before beginning the updating process. Additionally, the battery on the handset should be fully charged up before you start installing the new files.

The Android 7.0 update includes the …


Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite with Android 7.0 Nougat coming soon for €329

An affordable duo of Huawei-branded Android tablets was silently introduced in Europe last week, the MediaPad T3 slates. They are now available for purchase for prices starting at €129, a good deal for those looking for their first Android tablet.

However, the MediaPad T3 tablets won’t be the only ones to make their debut on the market this year, as Huawei is readying yet another Android slate.

Not quite the sequel to the MediaPad M3, a Lite version of the tablet recently made a stop at Wi-Fi Alliance where it was granted certification by the regulatory commission.

Huawei …

Verizon starts seeding Android 7.0 Nougat for Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge

Verizon is the next carrier in the United States to provide the long-awaited Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge owners. Although the Big Red has yet to make it official, some users have already captured the update on their phones.

Until Verizon won’t release the proper documentation for this update, we can’t confirm what security patch the update contains. The good news is the Android 7.0 Nougat update does include “security updates,” it’s just we don’t know yet if it’s the March or April patch.

According to the official changelog, the update also contains …

US Cellular starts pushing Android 7.0 Nougat for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge

US Cellular is one of the last carriers in the United States to release the long-awaited Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge.

It’s been several months since Samsung kicked off the Android 7.0 Nougat rollout for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, but there are still places where the update hasn’t arrived yet.

Earlier this week, US Cellular has started to push the Nougat update to the Samsung SM-G930R4 and SM-G935R4, which are the model numbers for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge.

The update is quite large at nearly 1.5GB, so make sure you have enough storage before …

Leaked info suggests Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) packs Exynos chipset and runs Android 7.0 Nougat

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) is the lesser-featured Galaxy J series smartphone the South Korean company plans to launch this year. We’ve already seen the Galaxy J7 (2017) going on sale in the United States under various names, while the Galaxy J5 (2017) has just been granted FCC’s approval and is likely to make its debut very soon.

The entry-level Galaxy J3 (2017) doesn’t pack any fancy features that would make it stand out from other handsets in the same price range. However, it looks like Samsung has decided to include Android 7.0 Nougat on board.

The smartphone that goes by model number …

Lenovo confirms Android 7.0 Nougat global rollout for Moto G4 Play starts in June

The Moto G4 series is the next to get Android 7.0 Nougat update if we are to believe the latest reports. The Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus were the first to receive the update at the end of last year, but only in India.

Last month, Motorola pushed the update to the Moto G4 Plus in the United States. However, there’s one more Moto G4 smartphone that hasn’t been upgraded to Nougat yet.

The Moto G4 Play seems to be the last of the Moto G4 series to get the update. Lenovo recently confirmed the smartphone won’t receive any Android 7.0 Nougat updates until June.

On the bright side, …

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 and 9.7 start getting Android 7.0 Nougat update

After updating the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, Samsung has turned its attention to some of its older products that were previously confirmed to receive Android Nougat upgrade throughout the year.

We’ve already reported that some carriers in the United States are now pushing Nougat to other Samsung smartphones like the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+. Now it looks like another Samsung device begins getting Nougat updates as well, the Galaxy Tab S2.

Both variants of the tablet, the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 and 9.7 are now eligible for Android Nougat, as many users in Germany and Italy report …

Sprint rolls out Android 7.0 Nougat update to the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+

The Galaxy Note 5 is not the only Samsung smartphone that’s getting Android 7.0 Nougat at Sprint these days. Many customers who bought the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ claim they have successfully captured the update as well.

Just like the Note 5 update, this is a fairly sizeable update that weighs in at 1.45GB, so make sure you have enough free storage left before attempting to upgrade. Sprint is pushing this OTA (over the air) in stages, so if it’s not yet available on your Galaxy S6 edge+, then you should try again later.

Aside from the usual changes included in Android 7.0 Nougat, …

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 starts getting Android 7.0 Nougat at Sprint

It looks like Sprint is among the first carriers in the United States to offer Samsung Galaxy Note 5 users the highly-anticipated Android 7.0 Nougat update.

Since the Android Nougat global rollout for the Galaxy S7/S7 edge is almost over, it seems that Samsung will be focusing on bringing the update to the next phones on the list: Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6.

Sprint’s move isn’t a total surprise, as the Nougat update for Samsung Galaxy Note 5 had started to pop in various countries. Also, Samsung promised the phablet would be getting Android 7.0 Nougat in the first half of the year.

So, …

Report: Apple orders 70 million OLED screens; 3D face recognition confirmed for iPhone 8

Note: The thumbnail image to the left is an Apple iPhone 8 concept created by graphic designer AlHasan Husni

Just yesterday, we told you that Samsung will be spending $8.9 billion to expand production of OLED panels this year, with Apple the likely beneficiary of this spending. Today, a report from Japan’s Nikkei news agency revealed today that Apple has ordered 70 million OLED panels from Samsung for use in 2017. The 10th anniversary iPhone model, dubbed the Apple iPhone 8, is expected to be the only handset from Apple using OLED this year. As a result, we can deduce that Apple expects …