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Ava Lockscreen, by Floatify developer Jawomo, adds notification replies and brings widgets back to the lockscreen, even on Oreo

Ava Lockscreen, by Floatify developer Jawomo, adds notification replies and brings widgets back to the lockscreen, even on Oreo

Older Android aficionados might remember the short-term glory of lockscreen widgets. Added with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and then unceremoniously yoinked with Android 5.0 Lolipop, they allowed you to
OMG, THE “CHECK FOR UPDATE” BUTTON WORKED.

OMG, THE “CHECK FOR UPDATE” BUTTON WORKED.

IT WORKS. LOOK AT THAT. TRY IT. YESSSSSSSS. But you’ll need to be in the Google Play Services beta, more than likely, assuming you try on your Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, or Pixel 2 XL to pull this
Android may soon end telemarketing forever

Android may soon end telemarketing forever

Google may soon stop forever the incessant cold calls for profit that’ve plagued mankind for decades. The end of this madness may be ending at an Android level. In the newest build of Android P, the
Android may soon end telemarketing forever

Android may soon end telemarketing forever

Google may soon stop forever the incessant cold calls for profit that’ve plagued mankind for decades. The end of this madness may be ending at an Android level. In the newest build of Android P, the

Android Manufacturers are Getting Sh*ttier at Updating Phones

Dating back to last August, we’ve released a monthly visualization to show the adoption (or lack thereof) of new versions of Android. We post an updated chart with each month’s refreshed Android
ZTE launches Oreo Beta Program to finally bring Android O to the Axon 7

ZTE launches Oreo Beta Program to finally bring Android O to the Axon 7

ZTE has launched a beta program to bring Android Oreo to the ZTE Axon 7, giving it new features like notification dots and picture-in-picture mode. The major update could be the last that the Axon 7
Samsung Fixes Emoji in Android Oreo Update

Samsung Fixes Emoji in Android Oreo Update

Samsung’s emoji have always been really bad. So bad, in fact, that it’s often impossible to tell what the emoji in front of you is trying to describe or which emotion it’s trying to invoke. With the
Sony Xperia X update tracker (Update: Android Oreo now rolling out)

Sony Xperia X update tracker (Update: Android Oreo now rolling out)

This is the Sony Xperia X update tracker, covering all major news for the US unlocked and international variants of the device.
Sony Xperia X Compact update tracker (Update: Android Oreo now rolling out)

Sony Xperia X Compact update tracker (Update: Android Oreo now rolling out)

This is the Sony Xperia X Compact update tracker, covering all major news for the US unlocked and international variants of the device.
When is your phone getting Android 8.0 Oreo? We asked every major manufacturer

When is your phone getting Android 8.0 Oreo? We asked every major manufacturer

We've reached out to every major Android hardware manufacturer and asked them when they will update their devices to the latest version of Google's mobile operating system, Android 8.0 Oreo. The post
Unlocked Moto X4 Picks Up Oreo Update

Unlocked Moto X4 Picks Up Oreo Update

According to a Senior MotoAgent on Lenovo’s forums, the Moto X4 is now receiving its update to Android Oreo. We’re talking about the unlocked or retail model here, since the Android One version of the
Google is Cleaning Up the Android Beta Program Page

Google is Cleaning Up the Android Beta Program Page

If you cruise over to the Android Beta Program page today, you’ll more than likely have a message awaiting you that says “there are no eligible devices associated with this Google account.” That’s
WhatsApp just fixed a huge problem with its Android app

WhatsApp just fixed a huge problem with its Android app

WhatsApp, the cross-platform instant messenger owned by Facebook, will finally allow Android users to choose how different types of notification appear. This update is great news for many Android
Android Feature Request: Night Light Should Flip the Notification Shade to Dark

Android Feature Request: Night Light Should Flip the Notification Shade to Dark

With the launch of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, Google updated the Pixel Launcher with a cool new trick that took you from light to dark theme depending on the lightness or darkness of the wallpaper
Google Further Details Android TV Oreo Update With Redesigned UI

Google Further Details Android TV Oreo Update With Redesigned UI

Back at Google I/O, Google showed off the next big UI update for Android TV that would arrive with Android Oreo. You probably know little about it and likely have never seen it because no Android TV
Moto G4, Moto G4 Plus and Moto G4 Play update tracker (Updated)

Moto G4, Moto G4 Plus and Moto G4 Play update tracker (Updated)

Update: Nougat rolling out to Moto G4 Play on Verizon.
OnePlus 5 is Getting 5T’s Face Unlock, Grabs Official Oreo for Now (Updated: Pulled Because of “Bug”)

OnePlus 5 is Getting 5T’s Face Unlock, Grabs Official Oreo for Now (Updated: Pulled Because of “Bug”)

UPDATE 1/3/18: OnePlus pulled the OnePlus 5 Oreo update saying the following– Sorry everyone, we’ve temporarily delayed the global roll out of Oxygen 5.0, while we work to improve the user experience.
Android 8.0 Oreo update tracker: August 23, 2019

Android 8.0 Oreo update tracker: August 23, 2019

Check out which phones have already received Android Oreo and when to expect it on your device.
OnePlus 5T Gets First Android Oreo Beta

OnePlus 5T Gets First Android Oreo Beta

As a last surprise before 2017 ended, OnePlus snuck out the first Android Oreo beta for the OnePlus 5T. This is/was an “open” beta, so it won’t be rolling out to your phone. Instead, you would have to
Verizon’s Posts Moto Z2 Force Oreo Update Changelog, Should Arrive Today

Verizon’s Posts Moto Z2 Force Oreo Update Changelog, Should Arrive Today

A couple of lucky Moto Z2 Force owners received an update to Android Oreo back on December 22. The news was surprising because Verizon hadn’t posted a changelog for the update or told us that one was