Tag Archives: Android

How to send Android SMS messages with Amazon Echo, and why it’s a big deal

If you got a Google Home Mini to go with your Android phone this Christmas, one of the first things you probably asked it to do was send a text. But instead of asking what you wanted to say, your Google Home said this: Sorry, I can’t send texts yet. But starting today, if you ask the same question to your Amazon Echo, it ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL), ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL) Now Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Update

HIGHLIGHTS Android Oreo will be rolled out in update version 15.0410.1712.31 The update brings core Oreo features along with UI modifications These will be next in line to receive Oreo after ZenFone 4 Asus has released the Android 8.0 Oreo software update for its ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) and ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL) smartphones. The update, with version 15.0410.1712.31, is said to have released on Monday, January ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Rollout Resumes

Android 8.0 Oreo update for Xiaomi Mi A1 has resumed after a brief suspension. Following complaints regarding performance issues on the Mi A1 after installation of the update, Xiaomi had recently suspended the rollout. But the company has now confirmed that the bugs have been fixed and the Mi A1 updates rollout has resumed. “Mi A1 updates have resumed with a phased rollout that started ... Read More »

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 »

HTC U11 Starts Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Update, Beginning With Taiwan

HIGHLIGHTS HTC U11 gets Android Oreo update The update officially rolling out in Taiwan Global units likely to follow in few weeks Taiwanese handset maker HTC had promised Android Oreo update for its flagship, the U11, earlier this year. The company has started rolling out the update to HTC U11 units though it seems to be limited to Taiwan units. The update ... 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 »

Flipkart Sale Deals Announced, iPhone 8 & iPhone X Pre-Orders, No Android 8.0 Oreo for Moto G4, and More: Your 360 Daily

HIGHLIGHTS Flipkart has announced some of the phones that will be discounted Apple’s latest iPhones and other devices are up for preorder in the US Alleged press renders of the anticipated Nokia 2 budget phone have leaked Flipkart sale deals on mobile phones have been revealed by the company a day after Amazon announced that its own sale will coincide with that ... Read More »

Honor 6C Pro With 5.2-Inch Display, Android 7.0 Nougat Launched: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Huawei has launched yet another mid-range smartphone The new addition to its mid-range lineup is Honor 6C Pro It is the bigger sibling to the Honor 6C launched earlier this year Huawei has quietly launched the Honor 6C Pro smartphone in Russia, the bigger sibling of the mid-range Honor 6C the company launched earlier this year. Even as the Honor 6C Pro looks identical ... Read More »

Modern Combat Versus Launched on Android and iOS

HIGHLIGHTS Modern Combat Versus is free to download The game is currently available just in beta It can only be downloaded in select countries as of now Gameloft has now released the latest entry in its popular Modern Combat franchise called Modern Combat Versus on both Android and iOS. The new online multiplayer game is currently available only in select countries and will be ... Read More »

Google Pixel, Nexus Devices Start Receiving September Android Security Patch via OTA: Report

While Google normally follows a pattern when it comes to its security patches rollout, this time around there was a lot of confusion with the September update. Google claimed that many compatible devices already received the September security patch with the Android 8.0 Oreo update in late August, but many users reported that they were still stuck on August 5th security update ... Read More »