Google has been on a roll over the past week. After releasing the December security patch, Android Oreo 8.1, Android Oreo Go, and Chrome 63, the tech giant has now announced the rollout of Android Oreo for wearable devices.
If you’re still running a Moto X Pure Edition as your daily driver and haven’t received the Android 7.0 Nougat update yet, you’ll be pleased to know Motorola started a broader roll-out several days ago.
Back in September, Motorola kicked off the roll-out of Android 7.0 Nougat for Moto X Pure Edition in the United States, but due to a bug that caused the phone’s screen to turn black after the upgrade, it was quickly pulled.
Fast forward two months and the roll-out has been resumed as reported by many Moto X Pure Edition users on Reddit. Aside from the usual new features and improvements, …
The original Galaxy J7 is the latest Samsung smartphone to receive the long-awaited Android Nougat update at T-Mobile. The US carrier has already published the changelog of the update, but there isn’t anything interesting mentioned there.
Although T-Mobile claims the Galaxy J7 (SM-J700T) is getting Android 7.0 Nougat update, the smartphone is being upgraded directly to Android 7.1.1. A security patch is included in the update as well, but we can’t say for sure whether it’s the one released by Google in September or October.
We can definitely say that you …
Was it really back in April when we told you that Comcast had unveiled Xfinity Mobile? The hybrid MVNO uses the large number of Xfinity hotspots available, approximately 18 million at last count, along with Verizon’s LTE network. This morning, Comcast has announced that Xfinity Mobile is now available nationwide through the cable giant’s newly designed retail stores, or online at XfinityMobile.com.
According to this morning’s press release, the average consumer can save 30% by making the switch to Xfinity Mobile. The service is available to Xfinity Internet subscribers and offers them up …
We’ve been hearing about Google Play Protect — Google’s solution for device protection — since this year’s I/O. And while some beta testers have seen it earlier, the feature seems to currently be on a slow rollout to all users.
What is Play Protect? It’s basically an anti-malware tool, which monitors app behavior and gives them a firm slap if they try something funny. To be clear, the Play Store has had various levels of scan for a while now. However, Play Protect ups the ante a bit.
The new service is not only a ghost scanner that checks apps that are live …
Owners of Android devices will be able to access Amazon’s smart assistant Alexa straight from the company’s shopping app. The e-commerce site recently confirmed to TechCrunch that the integration has started rolling out this week.
Lenovo hinted two months ago that an Android Nougat update for the Moto G4 Play would be rolled out sometime in June. Well, it looks like the Chinese company kept its promise, as many Moto G4 Play owners report they have successfully captured the update on their smartphones.
The first country to get the update is Brazil, but Moto G4 Play users in other regions should expect to receive Android 7.1.1 Nougat in the coming weeks as well.
According to the official changelog, the update weighs in at around 640MB and, aside from the usual Android Nougat new features …