Android 8.0, most commonly known as Android O, has now undergone rigorous testing and four developer previews, so we are now approaching release time. This time around though, Google is not planning to simply take the wraps off a statue. A reveal event, where we’ll get the version name and the final release, is being held in NYC during Monday.
We’re already about a week into August and Google’s rolling out new Android builds to its devices. If you don’t want to wait for the OTA to hit you, we’ve rounded up the links/build numbers for you.
Lenovo’s Vibe Pure UI is painfully slow. As someone who has repeatedly cursed and used this dreadful customization of Android, I can say for sure that I am happy to hear this piece of news. Instead of using the Vibe UI, Lenovo will ship stock Android with added features on top of it.
An issue many may run into when installing a custom ROM and restoring their apps with Titanium Backup may be broken push notifications. Why is this and how can you fix it?
Rumors are buzzing around the internet this morning about Samsung extending its proprietary mobile payment system beyond its own hardware borders. Samsung Pay, the Korean company’s own addition to the contact-less electronic transaction game, has traditionally only been available on its recent flagship devices, such as the Galaxy S and Note series. However, this could all change in the near future.
The last Android O developer preview dropped in early June. That was Dev Preview 3. And here we are, nearly two months later, and the Android team has gone ahead and dropped Dev Preview 4.
Back when Nougat was released, in August 2016, rovo89 said that a Nougat update for Xposed was coming in 2017. However, Nougat brought with it so many changes that it has taken quite a bit of time. The good news is that we can finally use Xposed on Nougat, as a dev has managed to port it. The bad news? It’s not what you think it is.
A simple search on the Play Store for battery-saving or speed-boosting apps reveals an endless list of apps with each of them getting around 10 thousand to even a whopping 500 million downloads. But are those apps actually useful?
Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) is slow, buggy, and doesn’t even work natively on Mac or Linux. Following this simple guide, you can copy files from your device quickly, easily, and painlessly all through your device’s shell via ADB file transfer, avoiding MTP entirely.