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Chrome OS 72 Dev Channel brings Android 9 to Chromebooks

21 days ago   |   By Liliputing

Three months after Google released Android 9 Pie, so few smartphones are running the operating system that Google still hasn't bothered adding Pie to its Android platform distribution page (about 22 percent of phones are running Android 8.x Oreo, while the rest are running Android 7.x Nougat or earlier - even Android 2.3 Gingerbread has...
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Samsung's free themes will now have time limits with Android Pie

21 days ago   |   By Talk Android

Although Samsung makes some of the best flagship Android devices, its software can be an acquired taste. One of the best remedies for this are the vast amount of themes available in their Theme Store, many of which are free. In a curious and unfortunate move, Samsung will now limit how long you can use...
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Android 9 Pie brings six major upgrades to Sony devices

Android 9 Pie brings six major upgrades to Sony devices

21 days ago   |   By Gizchina

Japanese manufacturer, Sony, originally planned to release the Android 9 Pie update for Sony Xperia XZ Premium, Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact on October 26. However, due to some new software errors, the company postponed the update push. The software error has now been solved and these models are currently getting the update. As for
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Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Gets a Taste of Pie

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Gets a Taste of Pie

21 days ago   |   By Phone Scoop

Sony Mobile today said Android 9 Pie is now available to the Xperia XZ2 Premium. Sony debuted the XZ2 Premium earlier this year. In October, Sony said the XZ2 Premium would receive Pie on November 7. Android 9 Pie includes features such as Adaptive Battery, a new Ambient Display, and Digital Wellbeing for controlling phone use. Sony said owners of the XZ2 Premium can check for the update via the settings menu
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LG G7 One the company's first smartphone to receive Android 9 Pie update: report

LG G7 One the company's first smartphone to receive Android 9 Pie update: report

21 days ago   |   By MobileSyrup

The LG G7 One is the manufacturer's first device to get Android 9.0 Pie, according to a Canadian XDA forum user. The G7 One is part of the Google's Android One program, which means the smartphone is guaranteed to get regular security updates and run a near-stock Android user interface. G7 One users will also receive the November security patch within the 812MB 9.0 Android Pie update. According to the XDA forum member, the update also includes improvements to the smartphone's camera, though specifics have not been detailed. It's odd that LG released the V40 in the U.S. with Android 8.1 Oreo...
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Qualcomm wins court injunction banning Apple from importing older iPhones in...

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NASA's latest asteroid target had a wet and wild history

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Epic removes all Infinity Blade games from the App Store

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LG will show a ‘capsule-based craft beer' machine at CES next month

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Monster Hunter World: Capcom annonce un contenu gratuit avec Geralt de Riv...

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Human rights groups press Google on China plans ahead of Pichai testimony

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The Galaxy S10 series could feature 'Dynamic Vision' facial recognition tech

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Google+ continues to sink with a second massive data breach. Abandon ship now

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