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Asus ZenFone 4 Pro starts getting Android 8.0 Oreo update

1 month ago   |   By Phone Arena

Asus continues to update its ZenFone 3 and 4 smartphones, which it said it would bring to Android 8.0 Oreo by the second half of the year. The latest addition to the list of smartphones with Android Oreo is the ZenFone 4 Pro, Asus' flagship from last year.
The ZenFone 4 Pro is eligible for the update starting today, but it might take several days until it reaches all units. Aside from Android Oreo's new features, Asus included some of its own, such as a “long screenshot” function, a more friendly setting UI design, as well as a fully redesigned emoji set.
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Several Samsung Galaxy Devices May Get Oreo Soon

Several Samsung Galaxy Devices May Get Oreo Soon

1 month ago   |   By Android Headlines

Owners of at least six popular Samsung devices will be happy to learn that they may soon be getting the update to Android 8.0. That's according to a new update timetable spotted at a Samsung Turkey-run site called Güncelmiyiz. The timetable lists Samsung's Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S7, and Galaxy S7 Edge, as well as the 2017 iteration of the Samsung Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5, and Galaxy A7. The planned release dates for the update range from March 30 through May 25, depending on the device in question. It's worth pointing out that the actual updates won't necessarily follow the listings and the...
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New OnePlus 3/3T update brings improvements to Gallery, Switch app, more

New OnePlus 3/3T update brings improvements to Gallery, Switch app, more

1 month ago   |   By Phone Arena

While OnePlus 5 and 5T have already received Android 8.1 Oreo via an open beta update, the other two smartphones launched by the Chinese company, OnePlus 3 and 3T got updates the add a handful of improvements, but not so many new features.
The Gallery gained the highest number of improvements such a new design for Collections tab, a reorder function for Collections and recently deleted Collection.
OnePlus Switch, the app that allows users to switch to newer devices easier, now features support to migrate application data. The new option that wasn't initially available will surely ...
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Android 8.1 Oreo coming to OnePlus 5T and OnePlus 5

1 month ago   |   By Beta News

It's become quite clear that the idea of having major updates available in a timely fashion remains a distant dream for many Android users. Lots of smartphones remain a version or two behind the latest big release of the popular operating system, even though the hardware is more than capable of handling it. Trouble is it's not obscure companies that are failing users, but major players too. Take Samsung and the Galaxy S8 for instance. The Oreo roll-out only just started, but it's based on Android 8.0 - not 8.1, as you would expect. Fortunately, there are some exceptions,...
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OnePlus 6 to get on board the Super Slow Motion train

OnePlus 6 to get on board the Super Slow Motion train

Not to be outdone by Sony, Samsung and Huawei, the upcoming OnePlus 6 will seemingly sport a Super Slow Motion feature, as tipped by its unveiling event invitation you see on... Read more ...

Here are the carriers that will support Google Chat from the get-go

Here are the carriers that will support Google Chat from the get-go

Google recently announced a new, unified messaging platform called Chat. Pausing development on the text-based Allo and video-oriented Duo, Google has finally decided to focus... Read more ...

Samsung reports record operating profits for Q1; Galaxy S9 production cut...

Samsung reports record operating profits for Q1; Galaxy S9 production cut says analyst

Earlier this month, Samsung gave a preview of its first quarter earnings and said that it would report record operating profits. And sure enough, the company announced on... Read more ...

Samsung says it has seen ‘slow demand' for the OLED panels it supplies for...

Samsung says it has seen ‘slow demand' for the OLED panels it supplies for the iPhone X

Over the recent week, we've seen a handful of suppliers report slowing demand for parts purchased by Apple for the iPhone X. Now, Samsung is joining that chorus, saying that it... Read more ...

OnePlus 5 and 5T soon to be updated with new touch gesture, other improvements

OnePlus 5 and 5T soon to be updated with new touch gesture, other improvements

Although OnePlus 6 is one of the hottest subjects these days, two other OnePlus smartphones will get important software improvements - the OnePlus 5 and 5T. New open beta... Read more ...

AT&T gained over 300,000 net new postpaid phone subscribers in Q1 2018

AT&T gained over 300,000 net new postpaid phone subscribers in Q1 2018

The nation's second largest wireless carrier, AT&T, reported today that it lost 22,000 postpaid phone subscribers during the first quarter of 2018 compared to the fourth... Read more ...

OnePlus 6 Confirmed For May 16 Announcement

OnePlus 6 Confirmed For May 16 Announcement

According to a recent report, it was suggested that the OnePlus 6 could be announced on the 18th of May. It turns out that the report was almost accurate because OnePlus has... Read more ...

New report says Apple won't be able to fully drop Qualcomm as an iPhone...

New report says Apple won't be able to fully drop Qualcomm as an iPhone supplier this year

As its relationship with Qualcomm continues to strain, Apple is looking to move away from the chipmaker entirely as an iPhone supplier. A new report from Fast Company today... Read more ...

Justice Department investigating Huawei for violating U.S. sanctions on Iran

Justice Department investigating Huawei for violating U.S. sanctions on Iran

According to the Wall Street Journal, the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating Chinese phone manufacturer and network supplier Huawei. The company already caught the... Read more ...

Xiaomi's initial US push strangely doesn't involve its phones

Xiaomi's initial US push strangely doesn't involve its phones

Smartphone enthusiasts will have likely heard of Xiaomi. It's the Chinese smartphone manufacturer behind dazzling phones like the Mi Mix 2 , and it has quickly shot up to being... Read more ...