It was a near four weeks ago when we all experienced the surprise from Google in the release of the Android N Developer Preview. Today, Google has announced its second preview of Android N.
The HTC 10 flagship smartphone is inching closer. The device is scheduled to release on April 12th, where it may be accompanied by a new Desire phone. The HTC 10 has been fairly hidden from leaks up until this point. However today, some of Sense 8.0’s design elements leaked in photos, and we’re giving you a peek at it.
It’s that time of the month when Google publishes the Android distribution numbers showing which versions of the mobile operating system are rising and falling worldwide.
The only version of Android to grow from last month is Marshmallow, which climbed from 2.3% to 4.6% while moving into fourth place in terms of popularity.
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On Monday afternoon, Google posted the monthly Nexus Security Bulletin that says what the company is doing to protect Android devices worldwide.
Google is taking the next step forward with VR content. Up until this point, it has been no easy task putting 360-degree content on the web or in an app. Google’s new open source system, VR View, may be the best solution yet.
Since its release in November 2015, the operating system on the BlackBerry Priv has been out of date. BlackBerry’s phone to keep it surviving shipped with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop despite Marshmallow already being available for more than a month at that time, which was and still is quite strange considering the company promised (and has delivered) timely software updates. It’s just that none of the updates have bumped the Priv up to Marshmallow.
But we seem to finally be nearing Marshmallow’s arrival on the handset as someone obtained a Priv running the latest version of Android.
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If you have a skinned Android device, but love the appearance of Google’s stock Calculator app, it can now be yours!
According to The Information, Facebook Messenger is set to be updated with a host of new features, including the ability to buy store items through the app.
Did you wake up to a Google opinion survey today? According to trusted sources, Google has outed a survey in its ‘Opinion Rewards’ application that allows you to vote for the name of the next Android release.
The traditional way for developers (or really anyone) to get the pre-release versions of Android on devices is by installing factory images as they become available. With Google’s Android N, the Android N Developer Preview can be installed in two ways. The first is that usual factory image route because Google already posted them for the most recent Nexus devices. However, the new option is to enroll in the Android Beta Program for seamless over-the-air updates to move along to the latest beta versions of Android N.