Items tagged with android 8.0 oreo

It didn't arrive in time for Christmas, but we aren't going to rag on LG for finally delivering the Android 8.0 Oreo update for V30 owner (the OS officially launched on August 21st). The OS has been available in preview form for V30 owners in LG's home market of South Korea, but today marks its first official release into the public realm. LG says that it took feedback from customers during the preview period (over 500 specific incidents to be exact) in order to better hone the final release for customers. The company also claims that it is the "first domestic smartphone manufacturer" to release... Read more...
If you are the proud owner of a OnePlus 3 or OnePlus 3T smartphone, we’ve got a treat of the dark chocolate and sweet creamy filling variety for you today. OnePlus announced this morning that its first official release of Android 8.0 Oreo is now available for the above-mentioned smartphones via OxygenOS 5.0. In mid-October, OnePlus offered up its first Android Oreo public beta, and it appears that everything progressed nicely with the pilot program since the first regular production (stable) build is hitting roughly a month later. OnePlus list the following "highlights" that you will find with... Read more...
Two of the best Android smartphones on the market will be betting an update to Android 8.0 Oreo in the not-too-distant future. We are talking about Samsung's Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, both of which are still saddled with Nougat, though not for long. For those who want to get an early look at Oreo, Samsung today announced it is part of the Samsung Experience 9.0 beta that is rolling out. The new beta is being made available to select customers participating in Samsung's Galaxy beta program. Initially, Samsung is rolling out the newest beta version what used to be called TouchWiz, and is now... Read more...
The 2017 Android flagship wars are starting to heat up. Just yesterday, we gave you a hands-on preview of LG’s all-new V30 flagship which features a 6-inch nearly bezel-free OLED display, an excellent dual camera system and Snapdragon 835 power. Now, Xiaomi is looking to muscle through with the successor to its revolutionary Mi Mix. The aptly named Mi Mix 2 is set to arrive on September 11th and will be powered by the [currently unannounced] Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 processor. As is the case with the current crop of Android flagships and its predecessor, the Mi Mix 2 comes with minimal bezels... Read more...
Google’s new Android 8.0 Oreo operating system has only been out for a few days, but hardcore enthusiasts that were eager to download the newest software release are already encountering issues. The most common issue that seems to be affecting users revolves around Bluetooth connectivity. More specifically, both Nexus and Pixel owners are experiencing Bluetooth problems when connecting to wireless speakers, headphones and even Android Auto within their vehicles. Users report problems ranging from audio skipping, to audio completely cutting out to incomplete track information displayed on their... Read more...
Well, that didn’t take long. Just moments after officially revealing Android 8.0 Oreo, system images are now available for download. This comes right after Google pushed the source code to AOSP. If you login to Google’s developer site, you will find system images for all hardware that currently supports Android 8.0 Oreo. In this case, device supports extends to the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus Player, the [oddball] Pixel C, Pixel and Pixel XL. Direct links to download the system images can be found below: Nexus 5XNexus 6PNexus PlayerPixel (Telstra, Rogers, TMO, Sprint, USCC, Project Fi)Pixel (other... Read more...
Google has made it official; Android 8.0 is now known as Oreo. It was pretty much a given that the Oreo name would be bestowed upon the Android ‘O’ release, and a previous licensing agreement for Android 4.4 KitKat lent credence to the possibility that Google would go with the dark chocolate cookie treat this time around. Google describes Android 8.0 Oreo as being, “Smarter, faster, more powerful and sweeter than ever. The world's favorite cookie is your new favorite Android release.” As the most popular operating system in the world, Google has a lot riding on the success of Oreo and its... Read more...