Samsung releases more devices than any other Android Manufacturer we know. With that said, the company has an extremely hard time keeping up with system updates. A new report states that Samsung’s recent flagships will get Marshmallow beginning early 2016.
While many OnePlus 2 fans are still waiting to get their hands on an actual device thanks to the slow rollout of invites, OnePlus has been busy with its OxygenOS firmware, announcing its first over-the-air (OTA) update that bumps the firmware to version 2.0.1. The OTA includes security patches, bug fixes and other improvements, and we have the changelog after the break.
Non-Nexus users can now also experience the new Android 6.0 Marshmallow Google Now launcher on their devices as the apk file has been made available on the web. Read more
Verizon has finally started rolling out the long-awaited Android 5.1.1 update to its carrier-branded variant of the second-generation Nexus 7. In addition to the latest consumer build of the open-source operating system, this upgrade also transports a much-needed patch for the device’s ever-so-scary Stagefright vulnerability.
We now know the “M”, in Android M, will stand for Marshmallow. Many around the world were excited to finally hear the news, but none more so then Nat and Lo, who celebrated the name by playing the Chubby Bunny game.
Today Google took its wraps off the name for the next iteration Android operating system. Marshmallow was announced earlier this year at the company’s annual developers conference. The update will bring many improvements to battery consumption, app permissions, Google Now and much more.
The easiest way to freshen up the look of your phone or tablet is by changing the wallpaper. Google’s Nexus line of devices, with stock Android being present, usually have some of the best wallpapers around; however, a Nexus device is not necessary to enjoy the beautiful landscapes and clean Material Design pieces that Google goes with. The nine wallpapers included with Android 6.0 Marshmallow are available for you to download and stare at right now.
Hit the break for the gallery to download the wallpapers.
Right now, you can download the latest version of the Android M Developer Preview for select Nexus devices. People with the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and Nexus Player can go ahead and grab system images of the Developer Preview for their devices. Doing so is as simple as manually flashing the system images from the source link below.
This is the third and final version of the Android M Developer Preview before Google delivers Android 6.0 Marshmallow to consumers later in the year. Expect Marshmallow to remain relatively unchanged between now and its launch.
Source: Android Developers
At Google I/O 2015, Android M was introduced to the world. The software has been available in the form of a developer preview so that the team behind Android can work out any issues before launch later this year, but among the only things unknown about Android M were its version number and name. Would it be Android 5.5 or 6.0? Would it be called Milkshake or Marshmallow? Today, Google debuted Android M’s official version number and name.
The latest version of Google’s mobile operating system will be known as Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
The Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ smartphones were announced last week to varying degrees of excitement, depending on if the device you want is launching in your region. Not everyone wants to upgrade to a new handset, though, which means that many Samsung fans are wondering what new features the eventual Android M firmware update will bring to eligible devices. Read more