Oreo gains modest 1.1 percent share in Android distribution numbers for May

The latest Android distribution chart looks just as bad as the one from last month, with Nougat in the lead, Marshmallow in second place, and Oreo at only 5.7 percent.

Google Assistant now works with Lollipop phones, tablets

Older Android phones and, now, Android tablets now have access to a more glorified Google type and voice search interface.

Another Android distribution chart, another small uptick for 8.0 Oreo

The December 2017 Android distribution numbers are in, and version 8.0 Oreo still can’t rival the prevalence of Marshmallow, Lollipop, KitKat or Jelly Bean.

Android distribution for November shows sluggish progress for Nougat, Oreo

Growth is on par with Nougat at this infant stage, but for Nougat, it is maturing slower than how Marshmallow did with users.

Latest Android distribution scores register timid Oreo debut, decent Nougat progress

The newest Android distribution chart is the first to include 8.0 Oreo, at just 0.2 percent share, with Nougat gaining 2 percent over the past 30 days.

Nougat gains another 2 percent in September’s Android distribution numbers, finally beating KitKat

With Oreo not in yet, Nougat continues to trail Marshmallow and Lollipop’s Android distribution scores, at least making the podium for the first time.

Nougat near a year in, Android distribution report gives it 2 percent progress

The numbers for August 2017 are up and, as always, we’re dealing with underperformance from Android 7.0 and 7.1 versus Marshmallow.

Nougat breaks double-digit barrier in July Android distribution chart, almost one year after launch

There’s little to be happy about in Google’s latest Android distribution report. Nougat has crossed the 10-percent milestone, but it still trails KitKat.

BLU Life One X (2016) updated to Android… Marshmallow

A phone from December 2015 is getting updated with software that was released in October of that year. Perhaps you do get what you pay for.

Nougat nears 10 percent adoption, Marshmallow finally beats Lollipop in June Android distribution figures

The latest Android distribution numbers are in, and of course, Nougat still trails behind new pack leader Marshmallow and silver medalist Lollipop.

Another Android distribution chart, another marginal Nougat share increase

We may finally see Nougat break into double-digit Android distribution territory…next month. For now, 7.0 and 7.1’s combined share is 7.1 percent.

OG modular Fairphone 2 is still alive, still supported, getting Marshmallow update ‘soon’

Too late for an Android Marshmallow upgrade? Not as far as the long-forgotten modular Fairphone 2 is concerned.

Oppo R9 Plus, R9 and F1s score Android Marshmallow, yes, Marshmallow update in Australia

2016 called, and it wants its software updates back from OPPO, which only now rolls out Android 6.0 Marshmallow for the R9, R9 Plus and F1s.

Android Nougat continues to elude unlocked US Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge after March security patch

How ridiculous is it that officially unlocked Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge models stateside are now receiving OTA March security patches applied over Marshmallow?

Finally, Nougat sees major surge in March Android distribution numbers

2.8 percent is still a small piece of the pie for 7.0 and 7.1 Nougat, but at least it’s much bigger than 1.2 percent in previous Android distribution data.

Latest Android distribution numbers have Nougat at a combined 1.2 percent, Marshmallow at 30+

The Android distribution chart for February 2017 includes month-to-month Marshmallow growth, Lollipop prevalence, and Nougat disappointment.

Still no Android Nougat confirmation for OnePlus 2, but here’s a feature-rich OxygenOS 3.5.5 update

OxygenOS 3.5.5 lacks Android 7.0 Nougat goodies, but it’s still a very important incremental update for the aging OnePlus 2.

AT&T finally sends Android 6.0 Marshmallow to 2015-released ZTE ZMax 2

Originally launched back in the fall of 2015 with humble software and hardware onboard, AT&T’s ZTE ZMax 2 now jumps on the Marshmallow bandwagon.

Better late than never: T-Mobile quietly sends Marshmallow update to entry-level LG Leon

Most of you probably don’t remember the low-end, low-key LG Leon, but T-Mobile isn’t ready to completely leave it behind just yet in terms of software.

SD Association issues new ratings for running apps off of SD cards

If you’re taking advantage of the Adoptable Storage feature on Android, you might want to pay attention to what your microSD card is rated for.

Verizon sends long overdue Marshmallow update to carrier-locked BlackBerry Priv

Several months after unlocked, T-Mobile and AT&T variants of the BlackBerry Priv have received Marshmallow, Verizon finally follows suit.

Believe it or not, Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow arrives on Samsung Galaxy S5 mini

It’s small, ancient and low-end by today’s standards, but the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini nonetheless earns its official Marshmallow stripes today.

Surprise: OnePlus X already gets official Marshmallow update with OxygenOS 3.1.2

It’s early in a way, although very late in a much more literal way. Here comes Android 6.0 Marshmallow’s first stable build for the OnePlus X.

Android Marshmallow is coming to the OnePlus X next week, Nougat for OP3 also nigh

Finally, the one year-old OnePlus X is days away from embracing the one year-old Android Marshmallow. And Nougat for the OnePlus 3 isn’t far away either.

Verizon brings OTA Marshmallow to OG Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

The original Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 LTE on Verizon, commercially launched back in 2014, moves from Android Lollipop to Marshmallow now.