Fairphone released Android 9 for its 6-year-old Fairphone 2. It had to work around many issues to bring the update to the phone as it lacked support from Qualcomm whose chip is used on the phone.
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Samsung has announced the newest addition to the Galaxy A series, the Galaxy A10s. It includes an Infinity-V Display and a 4,000mAh battery but the firm has not yet revealed the price.
Nvidia has announced that it's now rolling out the SHIELD Software Experience Upgrade 8.0 to the SHIELD TV, including the latest version of Google's OS, HDR improvements, and some new apps.
Samsung has begun rolling out Android 9.0 Pie based One UI to the Galaxy M20 mid-range device in India. The update, just like the M30, is rolling out earlier than the promised June 3 rollout.
Having launched earlier this year with Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box, Samsung will soon update its Galaxy M10, M20, and M30 handsets to Android 9.0 Pie while delivering the new One UI experience.
After a long wait, OnePlus 3 and 3T owners finally get to try out the latest Android release on their devices. For now, Pie is only available to a limited number of users for beta testing.
The unlocked and Verizon variants of the Samsung Galaxy Note9 are starting to receive the Android 9.0 Pie over-the-air update today. Of course, Samsung's One UI is in tow along with Pie's features.
The team behind the LineageOS custom ROM has released version 16 based on Android Pie. Updates will be released nightly on supported devices while LineageOS 15.1 has moved to weekly releases.
Google has announced deadlines for developers to update their apps or submit new ones in accordance with its latest security guidelines. New apps will have to target API level 28 or higher soon.
As is the norm, Google began rolling out the monthly Android security patch for Pixel devices. All generations of the Pixel lineup of phones will receive the patches, along with the Essential Phone.
Barely a week has passed since registrations opened for the One UI beta for Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones but now Samsung has released an update squashing a number of bugs in the initial version.
The previous generation of Samsung flagships is now also eligible for the latest revamp to the company's software skin for Android. Galaxy S8 and S8+ users can now register for the One UI beta.
Owners of Samsung's latest flagship may have to wait slightly longer to receive the One UI update in certain regions. Formerly slated for January, the update might be being delayed for some devices.
Although Galaxy S9 and S9+ owners in South Korea and the US have had access to the One UI beta program for the last few weeks, those in India are now able to get their hands on the latest build.
Google's Digital Wellbeing dashboard on Android Pie, announced during its I/O conference earlier this year, is now available for Pixel phones and Android One devices on the latest Android release.
Samsung is rolling out its new One UI experience based on Android 9.0 Pie to S9 and S9+ users that are enrolled in the One UI Beta Program. The update includes a bunch of new features and UI tweaks.
The general update process for Android 9.0 has been slow, but HMD Global has been doing a pretty good job keeping its devices up to date. The firm has now released the update for the Nokia 6.1.
Google has published its latest Android platform usage stats that show Android 8.x Nougat now on almost a quarter of active devices and Pie 9.0 still scrounging for 0.1% usage to get on the charts.
If you own Google's Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL, you can access an Easter egg, no not that boring one, but a new one, that will allow you to access a simple drawing app for sketching or to jot down notes.
Sony has announced several new dates on which it plans to release Android 9.0 across different devices. Upgrades will begin on October 26 and run until March 4 depending on the model.
Geekbench listings for the phone confirm the OnePlus 6T will ship with Android 9.0 Pie. The company also took to its forums to tease an all-new UI and improvements to gesture-based navigation.
After seeding betas for Android 9.0 Pie, OnePlus has finally released the official update and has started distributing it to OnePlus 6 owners over-the-air. The update will be delivered in waves.
In what may seem bizarre, Google remotely turned on the Battery Saver setting on phones running Android 9 Pie, accidentally. The firm apologized on Reddit and said that it was an internal experiment.
Google released the latest usage stats for Android a few days ago, and sadly it still shows that less than 15% of all devices that accessed Google Play are on Android 8.0 Oreo. That's pretty weak.
OnePlus today announced that it is rolling out Oxygen OS Open Beta 1 based on Android 9.0 Pie for the OnePlus 6. The update brings with it a ton of features, along with some customizations.
It looks like Google's latest OS update, Android 9.0 Pie, not only brings new features but also fixes a button mapping problem with wireless game controllers that was reported two years ago.
Android updates are a huge problem. Sony is no example when it comes to Android updates, but it has luckily outlined its process, perhaps to shed light on how much time and effort is really required.
The OnePlus 2 and OnePlus X have long been forgotten, stuck on an official version of Android that is a few years old. Luckily, unofficial Android 9.0 Pie updates for the handsets have been created.
Although it will take quite some time, Motorola has announced that it will be bringing Android 9.0 Pie to a handful of its current handsets. The update will arrive sometime in the fall.
While Google's Android 9.0 Pie update brought many improvements and features to the OS, it also managed to break the phone's fast charging capabilities when connected to third-party chargers.
With the announcement of Android 9 Pie a few days ago, Google has also released a new Kotlin-friendly SDK, which contains nullability annotations for popular APIs, resulting in more stable apps.
Google's Android 9.0 Pie isn't just about offering users improvements to battery life and the UI. The Pie update also adds plenty of new emoji and also makes revisions to numerous older ones.
It is a tradition at Google to unveil a new lawn statue at its Mountain View headquarters whenever a new version of Android is launched. Today, the company debuted its statue for Android 9.0 Pie.