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Sony's Xperia Z3+, Z4 Tablet, and Z5 Series Get Updated to Android 7.1.1

Sony’s Xperia Z3+, Z4 Tablet, and Z5 Series Get Updated to Android 7.1.1<p>Despite the fact that we’re expecting Android O to be officially released …

Tablets

The Android O & Java Developer Mastery Course, Save 92%

We have a great deal on the Android O & Java Developer Mastery Course in our deals store today, it is available with 92% off.<p>The Android O & Java …

Programming

Android O could be called ‘Oatmeal Cookie’, source code mentions reveal

Google’s newest operating system, <b>Android O</b>, could be called ‘Oatmeal Cookie’ instead of the rumoured ‘Oreo’, as per Android source code mentions. The …

Google

Save all the blobs in ‘Hopeless 3: Dark Hollow Earth’ action game

If you have asked yourselves what will happen to those blob emojis once the Android O update is ready, here is your answer: Hopeless. We’re hopeless? …

OnePlus promises to bring Android O to the 3/3T before the end of the year

OnePlus held a Reddit AMA (ask me anything) yesterday as a way to answer questions from Android enthusiasts about its newest flagship: the OnePlus 5. While many inquired about the phone, others asked questions about when older devices would get upgraded. In response, a OnePlus representative has …

Mobile Technology

Latest version of Google Play Music crashing at launch for some, Bluetooth likely culprit

<b>Update</b>: An update to Play Music for Android is beginning to rollout this afternoon. Version 7.9.4921 appears to address the Bluetooth issues that some were encountering earlier today. Head to the Play Store to grab the fix.<p>Last week, version 7.9 of Google Play Music began rolling out with support …

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Hands-on with Action Launcher’s huge June update

Action Launcher has always been a popular third-party launcher; in fact, I’ve been using it almost exclusively for years. Recently, developer Chris Lacy released the June update, a major overhaul that could make it an even bigger success. The update includes Android O stylization, improved shortcut …

Google

Android O will introduce an animated Clock app icon in launchers

Chris Lacy, the developer behind the well-known Action Launcher, has uncovered something in the APK file of the Clock app that comes in Android O: …

Google Pixel 2 Leak Points to Snapdragon 835 and New Design

Google’s Nexus phones were usually priced low as a way to promote the Android brand and give developers something cool to play around with. However, …

Mobile Technology

Huawei Honor 9: Our first take

The Honor 9 impresses so much, it’s a strong contender for one of the best reasonably priced smartphones available<p>The Honor 9 impresses so much, it’s …

Tablets

Android O picture-in-picture mode now works with video on Chrome

If you’ve got the Android O beta on your Nexus or Pixel device, you can now have video playing off of Chrome set to picture-in-picture mode.<p>That …

Technology

Google Updates Chrome For Android O With Picture-In-Picture Support | International Business Times

Google has updated its Chrome browser app for Android O, allowing it to henceforth support picture-in-picture view. This makes Chrome the latest app …

Google

How to use picture-in-picture with Google Chrome on Android O Developer Preview

One of the highlight features coming to Android 8.0 is support for picture-in-picture. Although Android O is still being beta tested and isn’t expected to be fully released until later this year, it hasn’t stopped developers from building the functionality into their apps. The latest app to get …

Google

New Google Pixel Smartphone Specs Leaked

We are expecting to see some new Google Pixel smartphones this year and now we have some more information on these two handsets.<p>These new Pixel …

Tablets

It’s not even properly released, but the OnePlus 5 already scores its first small software update

This is bound to upset OnePlus 2 and X owners even more, as their far-from-obsolete devices are likely stuck with Android Marshmallow for all …

OnePlus

Chrome to get picture-in-picture support in third developer preview of Android O

The next update for Google’s Android will be <b>Android O</b> and already the third and final developer preview has been released on the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, …

Google

Must read: top 10 Android stories

What a crazy week it’s been! The OnePlus 5 launched on Tuesday (in case you missed it), and you can find all the details on specs and pricing right here. We also got the chance to go hands-on with the Moto E4, told you our thoughts on Nokia’s 3310, and much, much more. Here’s the news of the …

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Android O brings some significant improvements for VR

Getting a device Daydream certified is a documented process that any smartphone can apply for. Simply have a HD resolutin that can run two separate …

Virtual Reality

Android O Introducing an Animated Clock Icon, Soon Available in Custom Launchers

Google might be about to launch a new feature in Android O — Chris Lacy, who is the author of highly regarded Action Launcher, discovered that the …

Google

Android O's notification coloring is an abomination

This idea needs a second look, Google.<p>Not every idea is a good idea. And some good ideas aren't nearly as good as they sound once put into use. I'm …

Technology

Action Launcher ditches the 3, adds a new logo and frees up previously paid features

Action Launcher is back, baby!<p>One of our (and your) favorite home screen launchers is getting itself a major update today. Action Launcher 3 is …

Apps

Google Bolsters Security Features in WebView for Android

WebView in Android O will incorporate features that better protect the host app against browser-based threats.

Enterprise Tech

Action Launcher gets a huge update with new icon, more free features, animated clock icon, and more

Action Launcher 3 is getting a significant makeover, starting with the name. No more will it be known as Action Launcher 3—now it's just Action …

iOS

Codefights Interview Practice, GitLab 9.3, Android WebView security, Windows 10 Insider Preview — SD Times news digest: June 23, 2017

CodeFights is updating its Interview Practice tool to help developers better prepare for their next job opportunity. With CodeFights, developers can …

Software Development

Android O brings huge improvements for VR

For Google Daydream, software is as important as the hardware.<p>Mobile VR has come a long way since Google Cardboard. And it's one area where a lot of …

Virtual Reality

Android O Could Launch As Android Oatmeal Cookie

Google has yet to reveal the official name for Android O, rumors have suggested that the O may stand for Oreo and now it looks like it could actually …

Google

Android 7.1.1 rolls out to the Xperia X and X Compact

Until recently, it almost seemed like most phone manufacturers were skipping Android 7.1 in favor of the upcoming Android O release. Thankfully, …

Tablets

Android O’s final name may have just been uncovered

Google recently confirmed what we all suspected, that Android O is Android 8.0, but we still lack an official dessert name for the new update. …

Google

A look at the Android smartphones still to come in 2017

Like sands through the hourglass, so does the smartphone release cycle seem churn in perpetuity.<p>Samsung, LG, and HTC may have been first to bat with …

Mobile Technology