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Asus ZenFone 4 Pro starts getting Android 8.0 Oreo update

4 monthes 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

4 monthes 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

4 monthes 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

4 monthes 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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A phone for camping, media, and general self-defense, the Mi Max 3 is official

A phone for camping, media, and general self-defense, the Mi Max 3 is official

Hide your children, the 7-inchers are coming! That could very well be the newly-minted Mi Max 3's battle cry, as it's the first "phone" from a popular line with a 6.99... Read more ...

Nokia X5 launched as impressively cheap iPhone X rival - 5.1 Plus incoming?

Nokia X5 launched as impressively cheap iPhone X rival - 5.1 Plus incoming?

HMD Global has launched the Nokia X5, a cut-price Android phone that apes the look of the iPhone X. Before we get into the specs, let's get a couple of things out of the way... Read more ...

TSMC optimistic about 2018 iPhone sales after period of ‘lethargic'...

TSMC optimistic about 2018 iPhone sales after period of ‘lethargic' smartphone demand

Apple A-series chipmaker TSMC is optimistic about sales of this year's iPhones, forecasting ‘high single-digit' sales growth following ‘lethargic' demand for smartphone... Read more ...

Corning adds new Gorilla Glass DX and DX+ aimed at wearables

Corning adds new Gorilla Glass DX and DX+ aimed at wearables

Besides the announcement of the next generation Gorilla Glass 6, Corning announced yesterday two new products - Gorilla Glass DX and DX+, specifically made to combat sun glare... Read more ...

Live Images Of Honor's Upcoming Note 10 Flagship Appear

Live Images Of Honor's Upcoming Note 10 Flagship Appear

Live images of the Honor Note 10 , which were released by the Dutch publication Techtastic, detail the design of the upcoming flagship phablet offering of the Chinese... Read more ...

Galaxy Watch is almost certainly the name of Samsung's next smartwatch

Galaxy Watch is almost certainly the name of Samsung's next smartwatch

Rumors and leaks about the next smartwatch from Samsung have been coming in thick and fast for the last few weeks, but the latest evidence of its existence all but confirms the... Read more ...

LG V40 ThinQ release date tipped for October

LG V40 ThinQ release date tipped for October

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Samsung's foldable phone will reportedly have a 7-inch screen and a...

Samsung's foldable phone will reportedly have a 7-inch screen and a secondary display

The Wall Street Journal's Timothy Martin reports that Samsung's highly anticipated foldable phone will arrive early next year with a flexible 7-inch screen and a secondary... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy Watch gets FCC certification, supports LTE service from all...

Samsung Galaxy Watch gets FCC certification, supports LTE service from all four major U.S. carriers

Yesterday morning, we told you that it appears as though the eagerly awaited Samsung Galaxy Watch will be running on Tizen 4.0, not Wear OS. This morning, we can tell you that... Read more ...

VLC for iOS updated with Chromecast support, lots of fixes

VLC for iOS updated with Chromecast support, lots of fixes

The folks over at VideoLAN added experimental Chromecast support to their VLC app back in January, but it took the developers more than six months to deliver it in final form... Read more ...