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.

Join us after the break for the details.

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.

Hit the break to see when Nougat is rolling out.

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.

Nextbit is testing Nougat on the Robin in beta program

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With Nougat open to the public, everyone is eager to get the latest version of Android on their devices. It generally takes a lot longer for big companies to roll out software updates, so you’re fortunate if you own a device from a smaller company like Nextbit. The 2016 flagship from Nextbit, the Robin, is currently getting Nougat in a closed beta program to test all software features before a public release.