Android Oreo

Android Dark Theme: Fans want a toggle, a Google promise

Android Dark Theme: Fans want a toggle, a Google promise

This morning Google made an official comment on the fabled Android Dark Theme. "We have added support for a Dark theme to be applied to quick settings and launcher under Settings -> Display -> Device Theme," said a Google developer representative. "It will be available in a future Android build." Lucky you, we've already got it for you - sort of.

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LG G7 ThinQ now available in the US through Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile

LG G7 ThinQ now available in the US through Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile

The LG G7 ThinQ smartphone is now available to buy in the United States. The phone, which was first unveiled in recent days, promises premium features at a premium price, though it's not available through every carrier. Customers located in the US can get the LG G7 ThinQ now for T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint, and US Cellular through various online retailers.

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Alcatel 1X serves up Android Go at a super low price next week

Alcatel 1X serves up Android Go at a super low price next week

Even though the Alcatel 3V is only about a week old, today the spotlight is shifting to the company's first Android Go device. The 1X is the next ultra-affordable phone Alcatel has on deck for US customers, and it's launching next week. Before it does, though, Alcatel is telling us what we can expect from a handset that only costs $100.

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Nokia 2.1, 3.1, and 5.1 budget Android phones arrive this summer

Nokia 2.1, 3.1, and 5.1 budget Android phones arrive this summer

HMD has unveiled the new Nokia 5.1, 3.1, and 2.1 Android smartphone models, the first two of which are Android One devices. The company plans to launch the phones this summer starting with the Nokia 3.1 next month. All three phones fall into the affordable price range, expanding the number of relatively budget-friendly handsets offering a pure Android experience.

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NVIDIA SHIELD TV users get Oreo and V7.0 update

NVIDIA SHIELD TV users get Oreo and V7.0 update

An extreme rarity in the world of small devices is NVIDIA's continued attention to their SHIELD Android TV device. Here in May of 2018, NVIDIA's releasing an update to the newest version of Google's Android TV OS, with their SHIELD Experience Version 7.0 right on top. The NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV was first released in May of 2015.

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Galaxy S7 Oreo update pulled, hints at a worrying trend

Galaxy S7 Oreo update pulled, hints at a worrying trend

Just when it seems that Samsung may have slowly, very slowly, turned over a new leaf as far as updates go, it might be giving users reason to regret it. Major Android updates no longer take forever and has now been reduced to a few months but it seems that the price to pay for speed it stability. Reports are coming in that Samsung has just halted the rollout of the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, but that's just the latest in a string of update problems.

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Galaxy Tab S3 Android 8.0 Oreo update now available in UK

Galaxy Tab S3 Android 8.0 Oreo update now available in UK

Samsung is notorious in the Android world for many things and one of the biggest ones, next to bloatware, is its update schedule. Slow and unpredictable, some devices, even new ones, don't always get updates that should be theirs during their covered support period. So when a nearly new device does finally get a new Android version, there's reason to rejoice. Lo and behold, the Galaxy Tab S3, Samsung's not so latest premium tablet, is finally getting Android Oreo and a bit more.

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Galaxy Note 9: If this meeting went well, result may be hero team-up feature

Galaxy Note 9: If this meeting went well, result may be hero team-up feature

The most game-changing feature of the Galaxy Note 9 might not be anything we've seen before. Not a top-notch camera, nor an in-display or under-display fingerprint reader. Nay - the biggest feature in the Galaxy Note 9 might be a doorway to collaboration between Samsung, Xiaomi, and Huawei. This possibility comes after word that Samsung's Li Jie met with executives from the other two major smartphone brands in China.

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T-Mobile LG V30/V30+ Android Oreo update has a small catch

T-Mobile LG V30/V30+ Android Oreo update has a small catch

With the launch of the LG G7 ThinQ, some might despair that LG will start to have selective amnesia over its previous phones. Luckily, LG is trying to turn over a new leaf and even established a new center dedicated solely to speeding up software updates. Last year's LG V30 and V30+ just recently got its Android 8.0 Oreo update from carriers like Verizon and AT&T, and now T-Mobile is doing the same with one catch: you have to manually install the update.

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Galaxy S7 Oreo: How to download the update (edge too)

Galaxy S7 Oreo: How to download the update (edge too)

It's time for the latest Android update to the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 edge - Android Oreo. That update was released in the past 24 hours with firmware versions G930FXXU2ERD5 and G935FXXU2ERD5. The roll-out for this software update began in the United Kingdom first, but more users can side-load the software right this minute, if they do so wish.

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LG G6 Oreo update at last (G5, V20 too)

LG G6 Oreo update at last (G5, V20 too)

An Android update for LG G6, LG G5, and LG V20 was announced on Friday the 27th of April, 2018. This is just around 8 months after the release of Android Oreo and approximately one year after the LG G6 was originally released. LG also had the LG V30 on Android Oreo in December of 2017, and reported they'd update LG V20 and LG G5 to Oreo in subsequent months, too.

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T-Mobile quietly paused Galaxy Note 8 Oreo update on April 3

T-Mobile quietly paused Galaxy Note 8 Oreo update on April 3

On April 1, T-Mobile started rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo update to its Galaxy Note 8 customers. However, the carrier silently stopped that rollout, according to a support page on the company's website. Based on that page, T-Mobile put the update "temporarily on hold" just two days after it launched. Anyone who didn't get the update by April 3 will continue waiting.

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