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Oreo comes to the T-Mobile and Sprint Galaxy S8 lineup

3 monthes ago   |   By Phandroid

Samsung is notoriously slow when it comes to bringing new software versions to its devices. The same can be said about Android Oreo and the Galaxy S8 lineup.
Despite these devices being unveiled a year ago, and it being more than 6 months since the release of Oreo, Samsung still has yet to really budge. However, it seems that the wait is finally over for some after T-Mobile and Sprint owners reported seeing updates arrive .
The update for the S8 carries a build number of G950USQU2CRB9, while the S8 Plus carries a build number of G955USQU2CRB9. The update not only brings Android 8.0 Oreo...
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DOWNLOAD: PUBG for Android is now available in the US

DOWNLOAD: PUBG for Android is now available in the US

3 monthes ago   |   By Phandroid

It's that time, folks! After PUBG Mobile began making its way through North America - landing in Canada first - the hit battle royale game is finally ready to take the US by storm.
Starting today, Android users in the US can now download PUBG Mobile from the Google Play Store. PUBG Mobile is everything you loved about the PC/console versions, only shrunken down and squeezed into your phone for truly mobile gameplay. Just good luck trying to hit actual moving targets with touch screen controls. There's definitely going to be a bit of a learning curve.
Publisher Tencent Games recommends that...
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'PUBG Mobile' Now Available in the US and Canada on iPhone and Android

'PUBG Mobile' Now Available in the US and Canada on iPhone and Android

3 monthes ago   |   By Touch Arcade

After its release in China and a soft launch in Canada, Tencent's PUBG Mobile is out now worldwide. While two versions released in China, the game made by Lightspeed is the one that released internationally. This was regarded as the better of the two versions by the community, though the Timi version, Army Attack , might still make it out worldwide if it has alternate modes. However, its base game is the same as Lightspeed's version.
PUBG Mobile features a similar map as the desktop PLAYERUNKNOWN'S Battlegrounds , but optimized for mobile play. While games like Rules of Survival borrow...
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Samsung updates the Galaxy S8 to a less-old version of Android

Samsung updates the Galaxy S8 to a less-old version of Android

3 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / The Samsung Galaxy S8+.
While Samsung's newest flagship, the Galaxy S9 , is just hitting the market, last year's flagship, the Galaxy S8 , is getting some love, too. Samsung and its US carrier partners are finally upgrading the Galaxy S8 to Android 8.0 Oreo , a version of the OS that came out six months ago.
Verizon , T-Mobile , and Sprint are all pushing out the update now, with no word yet on updates for the AT&T or unlocked US version.
Most of Google's engineering efforts on Android 8.0 came in the form of Project Treble , a massive overhaul of the underlying Android bits to...
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Get that Android P look with this Xposed module

3 monthes ago   |   By Android Community

So you're on a device that runs Android Oreo, and you want to see what Android P looks like. Well, the only way to do that right now is through that Android P Developer Preview - and you will specifically need a Google Pixel smartphone to try out that specific preview. Here's a way to...
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Galaxy Tab S3 Oreo Update Possibly Coming Soon

Galaxy Tab S3 Oreo Update Possibly Coming Soon

3 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Samsung has already released the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the top two devices in its lineup: the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy Note 8. It's now expected to turn its attention toward its premium tablet, the Galaxy Tab S3. It appears that the Galaxy Tab S3 Oreo update may not be that far off as the company started development several weeks ago and some evidence has now surfaced which hints that it may not be long before Samsung releases Oreo for this device.
It was first reported about a month ago that Samsung has started developing the Galaxy Tab S3 Oreo update but the company is yet to...
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Android Oreo for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus now on Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint

Android Oreo for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus now on Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint

3 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

Samsung Galaxy S8 and the larger Galaxy S8 Plus launched one year ago next week, and they're finally getting the long-awaited Android Oreo update in the US. Three of four major US carriers - Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint - are all pushing the big Android 8.0 Oreo system update to 2017's Samsung's flagship smartphone. So far this new software rollout doesn't include the Galaxy Note 8 , but that's coming soon, too, according to an official statement we received from Samsung. "We are beginning to roll out Android Oreo to select US Galaxy smartphones, starting with the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy...
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