The Samsung Galaxy S9 is already getting One UI on Android Pie beta

One UI and Android Pie beta is now available for download on all Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus devices in South Korea, and soon in the US and Germany

Google gets the Android P Beta 2 ball rolling for Pixel and Pixel 2 devices

The second beta quality Android P release and third developer preview includes final APIs and the official SDK, rolling out now to Google’s Pixel phones.

ZTE Axon 7 finally gets Android Oreo update… as part of US beta program

With an Axon 9 sequel reportedly around the corner, the popular 2016-released ZTE Axon 7 is setting the stage for an official Oreo update with a US beta program.

As Galaxy S8 Oreo beta program nears its end, Note 8 soak tests are underway

That long-awaited Galaxy S8 Oreo update might be right around the corner, and the Galaxy Note 8 shouldn’t take long to officially embrace Android 8.0 either.

Samsung quietly spreads Galaxy S8 Oreo beta love to more countries

Samsung is still not ready to release Android 8.0 Oreo goodies to the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus-owning masses, but at least beta tests are expanding.

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 joins public Android Oreo beta testing club in China

The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 is the Chinese OEM’s third smartphone to get an official Android 8.0 Oreo preview ahead of a wide-scale, fully polished update.

Moto Z and Z2 Force move one step closer to official Oreo update with soak test in Brazil

The official, wide-scale Android 8.0 Oreo rollout for last year’s Moto Z and the 2017 Z2 Force could be just days away now that soak tests are underway.

Trouble in beta paradise: Samsung pauses public US Oreo tests for Galaxy S8 and S8+

A major mobile network bug has forced Samsung to halt the latest Oreo beta update for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ on a couple of US carriers.

LG V30 gets its own Android 8.0 Oreo preview program ahead of official December update

Hot on the heels of Samsung’s Galaxy S8 duo, the LG V30 opens registrations for a Korea-only Oreo beta program, promising an official update next month.

Select Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ users in Korea, US and UK can now beta test Android 8.0 Oreo

If you’re curious how Android 8.0 Oreo can improve the user experience on Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8+, register for the official beta program now.

OnePlus 3 and 3T get Android Oreo open beta updates, OnePlus 5 will join them ‘soon’

If you can live with a lot of bugs for the sake of trying out Android 8.0 Oreo before everyone else, OnePlus 3 and 3T betas are now available.

Huawei Mate 9 moves one step closer to official Android Oreo update with public beta

The beastly Huawei Mate 9 might be getting old, but it’s definitely not forgotten, opening registrations for an upcoming Oreo beta program.

Next minor Android Wear update gets first and only beta release for LG Watch Sport

Based on Oreo software, Google’s upcoming Android Wear update can be officially beta tested by LG Watch Sport users only.

iOS 11 public beta 4 rolls out shortly after the platform’s developer beta 5

Apple Beta Software Program participants, rejoice – your fourth iOS 11 public beta, coinciding with the platform’s fifth developer beta, is here.

Apple lifts the curtain on iOS 11 developer beta 5 with increased focus on stability

With the fifth beta preview released for licensed developers, Apple’s iOS 11 moves one step closer to a public rollout next month.

Samsung kicks off Bixby Voice rollout for US Early Access Program members

Samsung’s half-baked Bixby digital assistant finally gains voice capabilities stateside, but only as part of an Early Access Program.

Huawei isn’t ready to roll out Nougat for Honor 6X, but at least it’s recruiting US beta testers

Before it can officially deliver Android 7.0 Nougat to the Honor 6X, Huawei wants your beta feedback, at least stateside.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Nougat beta program is finally ending today, official update coming in January

It’s taken a little longer than expected, but with the beta program wrapped up, the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge should receive official Nougat very soon.

Samsung’s fourth Galaxy S7 Nougat beta build brings bug fixes, removes Experience tag

Samsung is still not ready to halt Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Nougat beta tests, experimenting with UI names and gradually improving stability.

Nextbit Robin gets early taste of Nougat with sanctioned help from Paranoid Android

It’s relatively unusual for an OEM to ask a custom ROM dev team’s help in delivering a software update, but the Nextbit Robin is special that way.

Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will start Nougat Beta Programme this week, end tests ‘mid of December’

Samsung badly wants to keep the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge in the spotlight, accelerating Android 7.0 Nougat update procedures in the UK.

Samsung seemingly starts accepting Nougat beta registrations for UK Galaxy S7 Edge

Samsung could be mere weeks away from officially updating the Galaxy S7 Edge to Nougat after sending UK users beta test invitations.

Sony Xperia Beta Program draws to a close, at least for the time being

As previously suggested, the Sony Xperia Beta Program has run its course for now, though you shouldn’t rule out its Nougat-flavored return in the fall.