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.

Oreo more than quadruples its share in Google’s latest Android distribution report

Google forgot to revise the Android distribution chart last month, now reporting some massive growth for Oreo compared to February numbers.

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.

Huawei Honor 7X Review: all the things for $200

The Honor 7X aims to be the best budget-friendly $200 phone of 2018. How does it stack up? Check out our Huawei Honor 7X review to find out!

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.

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.

The latest Android 7.1 Nougat update heads out to AT&T’s entry-level ZTE Maven 2

Priced at $40 with prepaid AT&T plans, the 5-inch ZTE Maven 2 has a Snapdragon 210 processor, 1GB RAM and now Android 7.1 going for it.

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.

As promised, Nougat starts rolling out to the Moto G4 Play, but surprise, it’s build 7.1.1

Just like Sony, Lenovo seems to be tying up loose Nougat ends before starting work on Android O, with a 7.1.1 update delivered to the Moto G4 Play.

T-Mobile ‘approves’ Nougat update for Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, rolling out ‘this week’

The last of the “big four” US carriers to bring Samsung’s old but gold Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge up to date will do so by the end of this week.

LG V10 scores Android 7.0 Nougat a little sooner than expected, at least in Korea

The LG V10 is basically gone from the limelight but far from forgotten when it comes to software support, with Nougat rolling out now in Korea.

Jelly, the world’s smallest LTE and Nougat smartphone, reaches Kickstarter goal in under an hour

Who knew there would be so much customer interest surrounding the world’s smallest LTE smartphone, dubbed Jelly, and funded on Kickstarter in minutes?

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.

Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime starts at $69 on MetroPCS, $75 at T-Mobile with Android 7.0

It doesn’t look very “premium”, and it’s certainly no powerhouse, but the Nougat-powered Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime is still a T-Mo and Metro bargain.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 and 9.7 score Nougat, at least in parts of Europe

In at least a handful of European markets, the 2015-released Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 and 9.7 have officially started receiving Android 7.0 Nougat.

April’s Android distribution chart is still messed up, with Lollipop on top and Nougat at 4.9 percent

This month in Android distribution news: Nougat continues its slow rise to Jelly Bean-beating numbers, while Lollipop is still number one.
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Unofficially, Samsung’s Bixby assistant can be made to (partially) work on older Galaxy phones

Technically, Samsung’s Bixby assistant only works with the as-yet unreleased Galaxy S8 at the moment. But it’s pretty easy to get it on the S7 too.

Unlocked Moto G4 Plus reportedly updated to Nougat stateside, and not a moment too soon

Lenovo technically got the Nougat ball rolling for the G4 duo in October 2016 “internationally”, but the US Moto G4 Plus is only now scoring the update.

Better late than never: HTC One A9 moves up to Android 7.0 Nougat in Europe

Upgraded to Android 7.0 Nougat stateside months ago, the HTC One A9 follows suit on the old continent both for operators and the open channel.

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?

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ gets official Android 7.0 Nougat in at least one country

Turkey has the honor of getting the ball rolling with official Android 7.0 for Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Edge+ after doing the same for the Note 5.

Sony Xperia L1 comes out of nowhere with 5.5-inch 720p screen, Android 7.0

Why does the Sony Xperia L1 exist? Hopefully, to hook up the company’s most cash-strapped fans with Nougaty software goodies.

The painful truth: No Google Assistant support for Android tablets, at least not yet

More and more Android Nougat and Marshmallow-powered phones have Google Assistant interaction on the way, but tablets are still left out.