LG points out some of the new features of the G6’s UX interface

With MWC 2017 fast approaching, the steady drip of leaks is threatening to become a full-on deluge. Let’s take the LG G6, for instance, in recent weeks we’ve covered stories about its alleged reliability, various renders showing off its all-metal body, that it could be the first non-Google handset with Assistant onboard, and that the G6 will make do with the Snapdragon 821 as opposed to the Snapdragon 835 that the Galaxy S8 to feature. Today, we have an official video from LG teasing version UX 6.0 of the G6’s user interface. 

Android Distribution February 2017: Nougat finally surpasses 1%

Since it’s February 8, Google feels now is the right time to share the latest Android distribution numbers. And, as always, we’re examining what’s going on and how each version of Android is trending. This month, however, is a little boring as just about nothing has changed from January. All of the trends are exactly the same.

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Android 7.0 Nougat coming to the Huawei Honor 6X in March

Huawei’s “Xtra ordinary” Honor 6X was released in October 2016 and promised powerful performance at an absurdly low price of $249. One important feature, however, that was missing from the spec sheet was the latest and greatest operating system from Google, as the Honor 6X sadly was released with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. But now things are looking up as Huawei just announced that Android 7.0 Nougat will come to the Honor 6X in March.

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Adobe announces Creative Cloud applications for select Chromebooks

Adobe Creative Cloud is a powerful subscription-based service that provides the entire collection of Adobe applications for everyone from individuals and students, to enterprise and government-level uses. It’s especially useful across teams of people who rely on a shared workflow and cloud-based storage and syncing of files, fonts, templates, etc. To push even further into the education market, Adobe has announced that six of their Creative Cloud applications will be coming to select Chromebooks in the next few weeks.

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Your unlocked Moto Z, Moto Z Play will get Android 7.0 Nougat over the next two months

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The wait for unlocked devices from the Moto Z family to get Android 7.0 Nougat is almost over, but it won’t be happening in January.

Lenovo is telling owners of the unlocked Moto Z and Moto Z Play when to expect the software update but not when it’ll actually be released. It’s a glimpse of transparency, though, since details surrounding the Moto brand have been light ever since Lenovo bought Motorola in 2014.

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Google imposes strict requirements for Android’s notifications

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Over the years, the relaxed handling of Android has changed. It’s been tightened to the benefit of users who want a similar experience across different devices. Everyone gets similar experiences while benefiting from features Google believes are essential and necessary on every phone and tablet in the world.

Recently, Google quietly imposed strict requirements for its hardware manufacturers when it comes to notifications. Viewing, updating, removing, and replying to notifications will need to be done the way Android’s maker wants.