HTC announced yesterday on their Twitter a general timeline for when some of its devices will receive the Android 7.0 Nougat update.
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With Google officially taking Android 7.0 Nougat out of beta and releasing it to Nexus devices on Monday, other manufacturers are now starting to let their users know when they too can experience the latest sweet offering from Mountain View. Yesterday, Sony announced which of its smartphones will be updated to Nougat, and while a good number of phones are named, there is at least one surprising omission.
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The next version of Android is finally upon us in a stable form ready for public use, meaning you could be using Android 7.0 Nougat on your phone or tablet as early as today. Google is sending out the software update to its Nexus devices with things we’ve known about for months but perhaps you need a refresher. While the company says there are “over 250 major features” in Nougat, it’s impossible to go over all of them as not everything is completely noticeable. Luckily, Google provided a great rundown of each and every thing that’s new in Nougat.
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It won’t be long before you could use BlackBerry’s productivity suite with a device made by another company.
On Thursday, BlackBerry announced BlackBerry Hub+ is expanding to support millions of additional devices worldwide. The package was previously an exclusive for its in-house hardware including the Priv and DTEK50.
Google announced that Android 7.0 would be Android Nougat, and it includes your usual new features and under the hood enhancements that we see with all new Android releases. However, they didn’t announce when Nougat would be officially available for our devices.
The good news is that if you’re tired of waiting for Google to announce something, Evan Blass has kindly tipped everyone off as to when Android 7.0 should be available to Nexus devices. Read more
When Google revealed the name for the next version of its mobile operating system, there was still something we didn’t know about: the version number. The wait to find that out, though, didn’t last long. The video of the Nougat statue unveiling posted on YouTube tells us that the upcoming version of Android is officially Android 7.0 Nougat.
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