Tag Archives: beta

Motorola One Power to Get Android Pie Beta Next Month, Stable Update to Reach By Year-End

Android Pie soak test for the Motorola One Power is reportedly planned for mid-October HIGHLIGHTS Motorola One Power presently runs Android 8.1 Oreo The smartphone to receive Android Pie Beta next month Stable Android Pie update could reach by the end of the year Motorola One Power that was launched in India earlier this week is set to receive Android Pie in the form of ... Read More »

Nokia 7 Plus Users Get Android P Beta 2, ARCore Support Introduced

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 7 Plus users get Android P Beta 2 release It includes the final APIs (API level 28) as well as the official SDK ARCore is now also supported on Nokia 7 Plus At I/O 2018, Google had announced that it would make Android P Developer Previews available to various smartphones this year. Staying true to its promise, the Nokia 7 Plus is now getting ... Read More »

Nokia 2 Android 8.1 Oreo Beta Update Now Available, Announces HMD Global

HMD Global, the licensee the Nokia mobile brand, back in May 2018 at its product launch event promised an Android 8.1 Oreo update for its affordable Nokia 2 handset. Now, the Finnish phone maker has fulfilled its promise and the latest version of Android Oreo is now available for the Nokia 2 as part of the Nokia Beta Labs. With this update, the Nokia 2 becomes the last ... Read More »

Airtel 4G VoLTE 30GB free data on Beta program: How to get it

Airtel has announced that its going to launch 4G VoLTE services pan India and it may happen by the end of first financial quarter. But the news on this front, is that Airtel has set up a Beta testing programme. Any Airtel user can join this programme, provided they have a 4G enabled device and SIM. All one needs to ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 Oreo beta 2 begins rolling

OnePlus 5 users enrolled in the company’s Oreo beta program, have started getting a new build. The OxygenOS Open Beta 2 update brings along several changes related to launcher, camera, file manger, and system. Starting with the launcher, issues related to shortcut and widget have been fixed. Camera changes are mostly UI improvements, while file manager changes include addition of f4v ... 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 »

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 »