The Sprint Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge came pre-loaded with Marshmallow, the Sprint Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge got Marshmallow in March, and now the Sprint Galaxy S5 is getting the same update over-the-air.
If you own an Honor 5X and live in the UK, you may be interested to find out that Honor UK will be running a limited beta-test for the handset’s Marshmallow update in the coming weeks. Join us after the break for details on how to sign up.
For the past couple iterations of Android Google has allowed adventurous users to download and test out preview versions of the software before it’s officially available. There are a few caveats to this program, the biggest of which is that you’d have to own a compatible Nexus device. That might change in the near future, though. Read more
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.
Hit the break for the full breakdown.
On Monday afternoon, Google posted the monthly Nexus Security Bulletin that says what the company is doing to protect Android devices worldwide.
BlackBerry is planning to rollout a Marshmallow beta test for the Priv this week!
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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Although slated for February, the Marshmallow update has now begun rolling out to Huawei Honor 7 units in Europe.