Android 8.0 Oreo: Millions are missing out on blockbuster update | Tech | Life & Style

GETTY • GOOGLE Android Oreo adoption has been slow, with only 0.5% of devices running the new software Google launched its Android 8.0 Oreo back in summer, after six months of beta releases. The new operating system includes a slew of new features, including support for picture-in-picture video playback, Bluetooth 5.0 and wide colour gamuts. Android Oreo also introduces notification dots on app icons, groups … Continue reading Android 8.0 Oreo: Millions are missing out on blockbuster update | Tech | Life & Style

Available for more watches] Google announces which Android Wear watches will get Oreo update, and which already have it

As the name implies, Android Wear is simply a variation of Android specifically tailored to smartwatches. This year’s Wear 2.0 update ran on top of Android 7.0 Nougat, and while some components can be updated through the Play Store, the underlying system can only be updated through normal OTAs. Google released the Wear version of Android 8.0 Oreo a few days ago, and the update … Continue reading Available for more watches] Google announces which Android Wear watches will get Oreo update, and which already have it

Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ to get stable Oreo in late January

It’s been a while since Samsung launched the beta testing program of Android 8.0 Oreo on S8 and S8+. But when will it release the final version of the new OS? According to the latest news from the Korean manufacturer, we can expect it sometime between January and February 2018. S8 and S8+ were released with Android 7.0 Nougat and Samsung Experience in version 8.1. Though … Continue reading Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ to get stable Oreo in late January

Samsung Galaxy S8 Oreo update: Top features + what’s new!

Samsung Galaxy S8 owners around the world will soon be getting their first major Android update. The upgrade to Oreo keeps the core GS8 experience the same, but brings welcome performance tweaks and a handful of new features on top of everything else this phone could already do. First of all, though, your Galaxy S8 is still a Galaxy S8. This update doesn’t make any … Continue reading Samsung Galaxy S8 Oreo update: Top features + what’s new!

Now available for more watches] Google announces which Android Wear watches will get Oreo update, and which already have it

As the name implies, Android Wear is simply a variation of Android specifically tailored to smartwatches. This year’s Wear 2.0 update ran on top of Android 7.0 Nougat, and while some components can be updated through the Play Store, the underlying system can only be updated through normal OTAs. Google released the Wear version of Android 8.0 Oreo a few days ago, and the update … Continue reading Now available for more watches] Google announces which Android Wear watches will get Oreo update, and which already have it