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DROID MAXX 2 finally gets Android Nougat after 21 months on Marshmallow
The phone came out in late 2015. The Nougat update was in August of 2016. And in February of 2018, the phone gets Nougat with a security patch from December of 2017.
Xiaomi Mi A1 shows developers some love with long overdue kernel release
For an Android One smartphone, it sure took the Xiaomi Mi A1 a painfully long time to publicly distribute original kernel source code.
Essential Phone patched of KRACK with Android 7.1.1 update
The Essential Phone is getting a fix for one scary Wi-Fi vulnerability. On the other hand, some big feature improvements are also in this update.
No Android Nougat love for BlackBerry Priv, slim hope for DTEK50 and 60 as well
Before TCL took over BlackBerry smartphone production and marketing, the BlackBerry Priv was released running Android Lollipop and will stay on Marshmallow.
Frank. is a phone. That will head to Indiegogo. On September 5th. For $180.
This company likes to use periods in its branding. It also calls the phone it’s trying to sell the “mediocre chinese food you’ve been craving all week.”
Ancient, controversial LG G4 begins receiving Android 7.0 Nougat in Korea
LG G4 users unaffected by the bootloop epidemic should be delighted to see the official Android 7.0 Nougat update kicked off in the OEM’s homeland.
ZTE Axon 7 Mini
T-Mobile Wi-Fi Calling now on ZTE Axon 7 Mini with Android 7.1.1
The sub-flagship gets some tender loving care with ZTE and a frontline Android update with improved network support from T-Mobile.
Sony Xperia XA Ultra finally gets Android Nougat
10 months after Android Nougat came out of the gate and we finally get this update on an impressive mid-range Sony phone from last year.
Latin America gets Android 7.0 Nougat ball rolling for Moto X Force
The official Android 7.0 Nougat update for the “shatterproof”, international Moto X Force is a few months late, but it’s still more than welcomed.
Cricket Wireless expected to grab ZTE Blade X Max
ZTE may have a trifecta of decent prepaid phones out this spring. Boost Mobile and US Cellular are on board, but will Cricket join in?
Wileyfox Swift updated with Cyanogen-less Android 7.1.1
Wileyfox pulls through on an Android Nougat update a little late, coping with the demise of Cyanogen with a little of its own software design.
Latest Google Play Services APK should force Google Assistant onto your phone
If you’re hearing about other people in your area getting Google Assistant and you still don’t have it, you can rush it onto your phone.
NuAns NEO Reloaded with Android 7.1 and leaked onto Amazon
The NuAns NEO Reloaded might come to Amazon in a few months with Android Nougat and perhaps more commercial viability for customers.
New fingerprint sensor move for Nexus 5X in Android 7.1.2 update
The Maintenance Review features a new gesture that is actually carried over from the Google Pixel. The Nexus 6P might get it soon.
Even the age-old Sony Xperia Z3+ receives over-the-air Android 7.0 Nougat
As unbelievable as it may sound, the official Android 7.0 Nougat rollout has also reportedly started for Sony’s Xperia Z3 Plus.
Google Assistant gets Screen Search (On Tap) functionality for Pixel
The Google Assistant implementation on the Pixel is getting more robust and taking more tools from previous feature sets from search.
Nexus Quick Charge Explained
Android may require USB Power Delivery support in the future
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Dash Charge, Super VOOC and all those other standards might have to be abandoned. Or Android Nougat, who knows?
Of course the HTC HD2 would get Android Nougat, silly!
A seven-year-old Windows Mobile phone has been hacked to run the seventh version of Android. How sweet the victory and how humorous the irony.
Canada’s Telus lists date for Android Nougat release
The carrier will be pushing out the Android 7.0 update to Nexus 5X and 6P devices starting on August 22. What about the Nexus 6 and 9?