Also in this story, we get a timeline from Canada's Rogers Wireless on when it will update the S9, S9+ and Note 9 to Android 9.
Android P has reached the end of the trialing pipeline and is set to be released within the next several weeks. What will be the treat name?
Why would Google send an over-the-air update for the Nexus 6 from 2014 when its last security update was in October? There's no clear explanation.
The over-the-air update was pushed once again this morning and it's going out to users who have yet to receive Android 8.0. It's been a wait of several weeks.
After months of delay, the LG V30 on T-Mobile finally got its Android Oreo update! And then it doesn't have it anymore. Why? Bugs, bugs, bugs.
No reason has been given for the delay and it's not clear what troubles lie for those who have already received the OTA. But it's all news to users.
Amazing to think that an unlocked phone gets its update free from carrier interference, but it comes after the carriers get that update, huh?
Android 8.0 has made it to the other carriers' Galaxy S8 and S8+ units, but up until today, not AT&T's. But at least it has beat out unlocked distribution.
The jump to Android 8.1 comes after four and a half months of trial-and-error beta testing and a lot of bug smashing to go along with it.
It's less hassle, even if it takes a little while to get into. But if you don't happen to have a good hand at ADB and still want to trial beta software, this is the way to go.
Unlocked units got to Android 8.0 first, but it took a couple more months before the carriers said 'yes' to updating the HTC U11.
OnePlus says the OxygenOS 5.0 update has a "bug" that needs fixing and, thus, will not be available anymore until things are fixed.
New build names and the last major update, potentially, for phones named Nexus. Android 8.0 is out on the Google devices.
Better now than never. And for those who can't even wait for the update to fly in, you can sideload the update now if you know your ADB.
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.
The company has detected an anomaly with its software delivery servers and is working to re-roll the update to the XA and XA Ultra.
At this rate, ZTE has put up an update once a month for its first Android Wear 2.0 watch. The Quartz is cared for, if not anything else.
Android Nougat hit Nexus devices late in August last year. Could Google forward Android O's final implementation even earlier this year?
Users of the Pixel and applicable Nexus devices are reporting that the update has crippled the usability of their fingerprint sensors.
Even after installing the final version of Android 7.1.2, a beta update kept popping up, urging Nexus 6P users to install it. That's a fiction that's been fixed.
It took a while to get this update in, but it's finally come its way. Sprint falls behind T-Mobile, but ahead of Verizon in delivering Nougat.
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.
A few more problems had to be fixed on Verizon units before this iterative update went out. But it's now on its way, so sit tight.