project treble

Here are the details about Qualcomm sending out driver updates on the Play Store

Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 865 yesterday, bringing a whole new generation of mobile processing to smartphones. But the improved performance and better 5G connectivity isn’t the only thing to
Google wants Android to use regular Linux kernel, potentially improving updates and security

Google wants Android to use regular Linux kernel, potentially improving updates and security

Android is built on top of the Linux kernel, but it has always used a heavily-modified version with changes from OEMs, chip manufacturers like Qualcomm and MediaTek, and Google. There have been
Project Treble helps solve Android fragmentation, but still nowhere like iOS

Project Treble helps solve Android fragmentation, but still nowhere like iOS

Project Treble, which Google rolled out to help solve the Android fragmentation problem, appears to be working.

Project Treble makes Android OS updates roll out faster

When Google introduced Project Treble more than two years ago, it was meant to achieve a modular Android OS. It also promised quick version updates and so OEMs were expected to support the technology.

Project Treble Might be Showing Signs of Speeding Up Android Updates

Project Treble, one of the biggest features from Android 8 “Oreo” that aimed to help speed up major Android updates from manufacturers, is showing signs of having some success. Sure, it has been two
Google updates us on Android version distribution and Project Treble’s success

Google updates us on Android version distribution and Project Treble’s success

Project Treble promised us faster Android updates by helping OEMs get them out quicker. Are they?

Xiaomi surprises as Redmi K20 receives Android 10 on day one

Xiaomi has been trapped with a well-earned notoriety of painfully slow software updates for years, but their value-flagship beast got the latest Android on day one, alongside Google’s Pixels and the

Project Mainline delivers newer, updated mobile OS all the time

Earlier this week, Google announced a number of new products. We were introduced to the new Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL phones plus the new Nest Hub Max. Google’s smart home line has been rebranded as

Google is using the Play Store to speed up Android security updates

Google is planning to push out some security updates directly through its Play Store, a feature that will be part of Android Q. As The Verge reports, Google is calling this "Project Mainline," with
Even more phones will get early Android beta updates this year

Even more phones will get early Android beta updates this year

At last year's I/O, Google surprised many of us by announcing that the Android P beta would not only be available on the Pixel line-up, but also on select devices from other manufacturers. Project
Hey, Samsung, Better Job With Pie Updates so Far!

Hey, Samsung, Better Job With Pie Updates so Far!

It’s probably way too early for this, but Samsung is off to a decent better start with Android Pie updates. Before you freak and tell me that Pie was released back in August and they are still super
Are Android updates getting faster? Let’s look at the data

Are Android updates getting faster? Let’s look at the data

We've collected a ton of update data to track whether Android OS upgrades are becoming faster or slower.
Google thinks more phones will get Pie in 2018 than Oreo in 2017

Android Q may be ready for mobile users, developers ahead of AOSP

Android Pie is out. For months, we’ve been anticipating what next dessert the Android team would be serving. From Android P, we learned it’s Android Pie (Android 9 Pie) only last August and then OEMs
Google dev hints Android Q previews could come to more users, sooner

Google dev hints Android Q previews could come to more users, sooner

A Google developer has hinted at some future plans for Android's GSIs, and how they could allow for more users to get access to early Android Q software.
Google may allow users to test future Android versions on any Treble-supported device

Google may allow users to test future Android versions on any Treble-supported device

Any Project Treble-supported device should be able to run a clean Generic System Image (or GSI) of a basic AOSP build. That’s the magic of Treble: all the supporting bits and customizations are
OnePlus 5/5T Updated With Support For Project Treble

OnePlus 5/5T Updated With Support For Project Treble

OnePlus is now rolling out OxygenOS 5.1.6 which brings Project Treble support for the OnePlus 5 and the OnePlus 5T. The latest firmware update that’s being rolled out for these devices also includes
OxygenOS 5.1.5 for OnePlus 5 and 5T includes Treble support

OxygenOS 5.1.5 for OnePlus 5 and 5T includes Treble support

Earlier this week, OnePlus launched a software update for the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T, which brings both handsets to OxygenOS 5.1.5. The release notes for that update were pretty thin, with OnePlus
Project Treble Support Arrives For OnePlus 5 And OnePlus 5T

Project Treble Support Arrives For OnePlus 5 And OnePlus 5T

OnePlus had earlier said that it would eventually bring Project Treble support to older flagships. It walked the talk when it added the feature in an open beta build for the OnePlus 5 and 5T. The
Want stock Android Pie on your device? This developer has a solution

Want stock Android Pie on your device? This developer has a solution

A developer has created an Android Pie system image that works on a variety of devices and chipsets.