HMD Global is running with another Android 9 Pie update, this time to the Nokia 5.1. There have been a couple of complaints, but it's a good policy.
It's a twofer for those who are looking for a pretty decent budget Android phone in their lives with regular software updates and Verizon compatibility.
As of press time, Google seems to be a little stop-and-go on launching the beta program for Android Q, but the webpages have been updated.
The cinematography comapny's first Android phone will apparently not get modular accessories, but an "in-device image capture system."
Last year, Android 9 Pie went into the beta cycle with 7 non-Google phones, the first time it's been done. So, what about Android Q?
The advent of Android Go software for lightweight smartphones and Google's mandate on coupling them together has made the update difficult.
Frequent and comprehensive software updates have been a part of the new Nokia's ground game for its phones. For the Nokia 9 PureView, it's no different.
Samsung's Bixby AI service isn't necessarily where we would want it to be and it seems like the company tacitly acknowledges that.
Google Duo seems to be getting steady pickup from users and OnePlus wants to reflect that popularity back on its own software with deeper integrations.
The Feburary update has only been out for a few days and, again, it takes an upstart to deliver the quickest update on their only phone.
Reports of freezes and failures to power on have led OnePlus to put the OxygenOS beta programs on hold for both OnePlus 5 and 5T devices.
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.
A Reddit thread is growing with the confusion of dozens of OnePlus 6T owners wondering why their batteries have started choking out faster this week.
The phones haven't even been officially announced yet, but Samsung's coveted members get inside information on an Android Pie update.
LG has also apparently set out its Android Pie update schedule for more devices in its portfolio. Some will have longer to wait than others.
Google reassures the public that it's not changing its commitments with software updates for Android One devices, though we do have our doubts.
More good news for both Nokia 5.1 Plus and Nokia 6.1 Plus owners as they get their December software updates, too: the Pro Camera mode is available.
Samsung has laid out its plans to update all of its Android devices to Pie. It will span 24 devices and take about 10 months.
But the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T are both subject to the same OxygenOS Open Beta with Android 9 on board. Get your thoughts in here.
Apple is scrambling to update iPhones in China to avoid utilizing Qualcomm patents, but wants to fight off settlement and avoid "unrecoverable losses."
A stable version is out, though users have complained that it's actually not all too stable. Still, the OTA file is available for sideloading.
The latest and greatest Android One phone from the Nokia brand is getting what we believe is an overdue update to Pie. But it's still fairly fast.
So will the ZenFone 5Q or ZenFone 5 Lite, depending on your locale. And as for the ZenFone 5? Well, it's a bit more vague than "end of January."
Phone cameras have more readily started to adopt "night modes" for better capture in low-light conditions. Here's Google's take on it.
The new Nokia 6 is getting its long-awaited taste of Android Pie, but there's a question as to whether the Plus version will make it under the deadline?