Let's Encrypt has announced that from September 1, 2021, its existing root certificate will expire. This will cause significant issues for people using Android version below 7.1.1.
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Further leaks of the upcoming mid-range smartphone from HMD Global confirm earlier chatter about the device's specifications, while also giving us our first look at the exterior of the phone.
Nexus 6 owners have had a dismal experience with Android Nougat. Five months after Google pushed Android 7.0 to phones already on 7.1.1, with disastrous consequences, it's now rolling out 7.1.1 again.
Lenovo has confirmed that it's abandoning its custom user experience on its phones, shipping future handsets with stock Android, in an effort to reduce bloatware and make it easier to update devices.
HMD Global has been doing a decent job of keeping its Nokia handsets updated. Now, it appears that the firm is committed to bringing Android 7.1.1 to its Nokia 3 by the end of August.
Two new Sharp phones have been rumored with bezel-less displays that cover most of the front of each device. One of the devices has apparently been snapped in an image inspired by the Essential Phone.
Google released Nougat in August 2016, but Xiaomi has only just announced details of the handsets that it intends to upgrade to Android 7.0 and 7.1.1, although there's no clear timeframe for doing so.
Almost seven months after Google originally released Android 7.1.1 Nougat, Sony has finally begun to roll it out to the Xperia Z5 family, Z4 Tablet, and Z3 Plus, including the latest security patches.
HMD Global has announced that the Nokia 6 - its mid-range handset with a Snapdragon 430 processor, 3GB RAM and 32GB storage - will go on sale in the United States in July, priced at $229.
ZTE has rolled out an update for its Axon 7 Mini that will update it to Android 7.1.1. The handset will now offer improved battery life, new emojis, and give T-Mobile users access to Wi-Fi Calling.
Six months after Google released Android 7.1.1, Sony has begun rolling the update out to its Xperia X and Xperia X Compact. The company started upgrading both handsets to Android 7.0 in December.
OnePlus is rolling out OxygenOS 4.1.5, based on Android 7.1.1, rather than the newer 7.1.2. It brings various improvements, along with "push notifications for important information from OnePlus."
Apple revealed today that iOS 10 is installed on 86% of its active mobile devices, and compared that with Android 7.x on just 7% - but that percentage was revised upwards by Google a few hours later.
Lenovo has begun rolling out an OTA update for the Moto X Play that includes Android 7.1.1 Nougat, as well as other things, such as the latest Android security update from May 1, 2017.
Sony has begun to upgrade two of its high-end handsets - the Xperia XZ and X Performance - to Android 7.1.1 Nougat, including the very latest Android security patches as part of that update.
The current state of Android devices is a bit unnerving, with updates arriving months late and sometimes not at all. Yet, ZTE has a managed to introduce a new budget handset running Android 7.1.1.
Sharp's new compact flagship features some pretty meaty specs, including Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 835 chipset, 4GB RAM, 64GB of storage, 22.6MP rear camera, 16MP selfie-cam, USB-C, and more.
If you are an owner of the Nokia 6, you'll be happy to know that a new update should be landing on your phone that will update Nougat to version 7.1.1. The update will arrive over-the-air.
UK-based smartphone brand, Wileyfox, has started moving away from Cyanogen OS and is seeding its own version of Android 7.1.1 Nougat to the Spark 2X smartphone. More devices will get the update soon.
OnePlus has finally released its update to Android 7.1.1 for the OnePlus 3 and 3T. The update comes in the form of OxygenOS 4.1.0 and will also include Google's March security update.
Last month, ZTE updated its Axon 7 handset to Android 7.0 Nougat. This month, it is making waves by delivering Android 7.1.1. The update is currently rolling out to handsets in the US.
According to a number of reports on Reddit, those that are using a Nexus 6 that's running Android 7.1.1 Nougat are receiving an over-the-air update that downgrades the device to Android 7.0.
This week, OnePlus released the Android 7.1.1 beta for its 3 and 3T flagships with HydrogenOS in China. Since then, the beta has also been made available for both devices on OxygenOS in other markets.
Over a month since the global rollout of Android 7.0 for the OnePlus 3 and 3T, the smartphones are receiving a pre-release build of Android 7.1.1 in China, which could expand globally too.
TCL unveiled its new BlackBerry-branded Android handset, and we got some hands-on time at the launch event. The high-end handset has a physical QWERTY keyboard, and promises "unparalleled security".
The newest versions of Android are now installed on just 1.2% of the platform's active devices, while 6.0 Marshmallow continues to grow, pushing past the 30% usage milestone for the first time.
A new feature is rolling out to Pixel and Nexus devices with Android 7.1.1 called 'Instant Tethering'. It allows devices to share an internet connection automatically using a common Google account.
A growing number of Nexus 6 owners are complaining that the Android 7.1.1 update - which was delayed by a month due to a 'last-minute bug' - has caused serious speakerphone issues on their handsets.
Google rolled out Android 7.0 to the Nexus 6 six weeks after its release, and now a month after Android 7.1.1's rollout began, it's still awaiting that OTA update - but the wait is almost over.
According to a new report, Google will finally begin rolling out Android 7.1.1 Nougat to the last of the company's supported Nexus devices in early January, the Motorola Nexus 6.
Google released Android 7.1.1 Nougat earlier this month, and it's now making its way to the Nexus 9 on T-Mobile, including the latest Android security updates, along with various bug fixes.
Almost a month after the release of its last beta, Samsung is now rolling out its fourth preview of Android 7.0 Nougat - and curiously, it's removed references to the 'Samsung Experience' UI.
Google has started rolling out Android 7.1.1, saying that it "brings many of the cool features of Pixel to everyone". Here's the list of Nexus and Pixel devices that will get the new version first.
While many manufacturers still haven't upgraded their devices to Android 7.0 Nougat, Google will release Android 7.1.1 - the very latest version of the OS - to eligible Nexus devices on December 6.
Google today has released the final Developer Preview of Android 7.1.1 Nougat, opening up the program to the rest of its supported Nexus devices. The final rollout will be next month.