Tag Archives: beta

Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.0 Oreo Beta Update Needs Testers, Says Company

HIGHLIGHTS All Mi A1 users are eligible to apply for the program Active users on the MIUI Global Forum will be selected for testing Xiaomi warns that this will not be a stable build Xiaomi is now inviting applications from beta testers for the Android 8.0 Oreo update that will roll out soon on the Xiaomi Mi A1. The announcement, posted on the official MIUI website, ... Read More »

Nokia 6, Nokia 5, Nokia 3 Android Oreo Beta Testing Plans Confirmed

HMD Global, soon after announcing Android 8.0 Oreo beta for the flagship Nokia 8, has now confirmed the same for the rest of its Android smartphone lineup. HMD Global’s Chief Product Offer Juho Sarvikas in a tweet revealed that Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 will join the beta testing programme soon. Unfortunately, a timeline for the Android 8.0 Oreo beta build wasn’t ... Read More »

This week in games: For Honor gets dedicated servers, Destiny 2 PC beta dates revealed

We did it—we made it through July, the most boring month of the year. I hope you all enjoyed your vacation. Things are ramping back up for the fall though, as this week Dying Lightannounces ten new pieces of DLC (three years after release), Wolfenstein IIsends a quarterback to space, Bungie announces the Destiny 2 beta dates, For Honor gets (surprise!) dedicated servers, Mighty No. 9 continues to ... Read More »

Xiaomi to start MIUI 9 beta testing with Mi 6 and Redmi Note 4X

Though a long list of devices will be compatible to receive the upcoming MIUI 9 interface, only a handful of them will get the update initially for the testing purpose. Those fortunate devices are the flagship Mi 6 and the best selling Redmi Note 4/Note 4X, claims the Mi forum. The beta update will be rolled out to these smartphones ... Read More »

Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge Nougat beta program is ending

The last days have been quite interesting for Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge users. Samsung rolled out several updates to the Android Nougat beta program with the 5th version being available in UK and South Korea since yesterday. According to a Weibo source the beta updates are going to end soon as Samsung is now ready to deliver ... Read More »

Nougat beta update for Huawei Nova starts rolling out

Huawei has started pushing out the Nougat beta update to its Nova smartphone. Currently rolling out in China, the update arrives as firmware version B321 and is being rolled out to select 500 Nova (B153 variant) units. It’s worth mentioning that the Huawei G9 Plus started getting the same beta build a couple of days ago. The P9 Plus, on ... Read More »

Latest beta update for BlackBerry Priv on AT&T brings December security patch

If you are a BlackBerry Priv user on AT&T’s network, and your device is eligible to receive beta updates, here’s some news for you: a new update has started rolling out that includes Android security fixes for the month of December. Arriving as build AAI020, the update has just begun rolling out, so it may take some time before you ... Read More »

New Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 edge Nougat beta update brings December security patch, other changes

Samsung has started pushing out a new Nougat beta update to eligible Galaxy S7 and S7 edge units, making it the third build that the South Korean company has rolled out as part of the beta program. Weighing in at around 530MB, the update brings along Android security patch for the month of December. Several other changes are included as ... Read More »

OnePlus 3 Android Nougat beta update out this month, final release hits by the end of the year

Yesterday ZTE finally told us when to expect an Android 7.0 Nougat update to hit its Axon 7smartphone, and today it’s time for OnePlus to come clean regarding its latest flagship, the OnePlus 3. A beta build of Nougat for the handset will become available this month, apparently, with the final release being rolled out by the end of the ... Read More »

Android 7.0 ‘Galaxy Beta Program’ officially announced by Samsung

Samsung has officially announced Android 7.0 ‘Galaxy Beta Program’ for users of the company’s Galaxy S7 and S7 edge smartphones. While we know that the program is already live in South Korea, the announcement says the Galaxy Beta Program is now open to users in the US and UK as well. Users in China will also be able to participate ... Read More »