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It was easy to predict but that doesn't make it any less sad. Discontinued way back in 2016, Google's Nexus Player is officially reaching the end of the road in terms of software support as well.
There's Android code mentioning a new piece of hardware that is tangentially related to the Nexus Player. But it looks to be very early days.
On the whole, it's safe for Android devices to interact with Wi-Fi — even with the KRACK bug in effect — but it'd be nice to get that patch expedited.
Those devices have the November 5 level patch, which does not have the fix. Let's hope Pixels and Nexuses get there sooner rather than later.
The month's security update is out with patches to combat KRACK and system vulnerabilities. The Pixel 2 XL is the biggest beneficiary.
A bug found late in the pre-release stage made it look like the Nexus Player was uploading hundreds of gigabytes of data in a short time.
Right after HMD Global updated its Nokia 6 devices in Hong Kong and Taiwan. The big fixes in this set of patches include a major media framework hole.
Android app developers are being urged to work on their products and implement new APIs in time for Android O's final launch in mere months.
Qualcomm is fixing some major security holes with this late update, but Android stays at the general 7.1 level and on Nougat.
While the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 are out for major version updates, they continue to be supported for the security updates, like this month's wave.
After hints of the update moving to a limited device pool over the weekend, we disseminate the build names for some clues as to how the sausage gets made.
Odd that two fairly marginalized frontier devices are getting the minor update first. Maybe it's because everyone's still playing with Android O.
The Pixel C finally gets a launcher of its namesake while the Nexus 6P finally gains something its lesser sibling could do since a while back.
Nougat's next maintenance release is Android 7.1.2, already heading out to select Pixel and Nexus devices in public beta form.
If you have a Google Pixel or an eligible Nexus device dating back from at least 2014, you'll be getting this iterative update over the next weeks.
Android is getting a few aesthetic tweaks, deep app shortcuts, better live wallpaper amenities and image keyboard feature sorting.
The exact cause of Google Nexus 6P's Nougat delay remains under wraps, but Vodafone Australia claims Huawei is working to resolve the "issue" ASAP.
Nexus smartphones dating back to the Nexus 6 will have files ready today, perhaps tomorrow. The Nexus Player, Pixel C and Nexus 9 are also on the list.
A new FCC application for ASUS's old Nexus Player only means that a software update is incoming. And it comes with less power.
The Google Store has stopped selling the Nexus Player as have most other retailers. Will a second-generation product come forth?
Google's providing more options for Android obsessives and developers and not making their lives too miserable after a full image flash.
If your Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9 or Nexus Player is on the Android Beta Program, you may have already gotten your first OTA update.
Learn about split-screen support, enhanced notification options, and all the changes in today's surprise Android N developer preview release.