Tag Archive for Android updates

Nokia 3 - Tempered Blue

Nokia 3 Android updates – what you need to know

At the international unveiling of Nokia’s three new Android smartphones back in February, a very public commitment was made to keeping the handsets up-to-date. HMD Global, the company behind Nokia’s smartphone return, made this pledge not only for the Nokia 5 and Nokia 6, but also the entry-level Nokia 3.

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Nextbit Robin - Android home screen

More support for Nextbit Robin with Android 7.1.1 update

Razer has continued to show signs that it intends to keep its promise to provide updates for the Nextbit Robin. Another new Android version has been made available for the smartphone, with the release of an update to Android 7.1.1 Nougat.

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Project Treble - phone SKU

Google hoping Project Treble will result in faster Android updates

With Android 8.0 O, a new initiative will be introduced which is designed to ensure that users experience shorter waiting times for Android updates. Project Treble will simplify the update process for device manufacturers, which should in turn reduce delays.

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Android Nougat - security

Android 7.1.2 starts to roll out

What could turn out to be the last version of Android Nougat has started to be pushed to users. Owners of the Nexus Player set-top box and Pixel C convertible are reporting that Android 7.1.2 is starting to become available, outside the beta programme.

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BQ Aquaris X5 Plus

Android 7.1.1 receives quick release for BQ Aquaris X5 Plus

European smartphone company BQ is demonstrating impressive commitments to Android updates with the BQ Aquaris X5 Plus, confirming that Android 7.1.1 Nougat is now being rolled out for the device. The company has said that the new firmware will be provided as an over-the-air update, which will also be available to download manually.

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Samsung Galaxy Note7 blue - back

Android Nougat update for Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge released in Europe

There is some positive news for owners of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, with an update to Android 7.0 Nougat now rolling out. Although Android 7.0 Nougat was first released back in August 2016, it is only now appearing on the two Samsung devices following delays. Read more

Samsung Galaxy S6 - Gold Platinum

Samsung delays Android Nougat update for Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge will not be receiving an update to Android 7.0 Nougat in the immediate future. In order to reach a position where it is able to being the roll-out, Samsung is currently undertaking a review of the firmware.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 (front) - Blue Topaz

Samsung readying Android Nougat for Galaxy S6 and Note 5 in Europe

Tansu Yegen, the vice president of Samsung Electronics in Turkey, has provided an update schedule for a number of smartphones. In a posting on Twitter, Yegen revealed that the Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will be updated to Android Nougat this month.

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NVIDIA Shield Tablet K1

NVIDIA’s aging SHIELD tablets receive Android Nougat update

Android 7.0 Nougat has started to roll out for NVIDIA’s SHIELD tablets. The hardware manufacturer has a strong history of providing support for its range of slates, which is now set to continue with the most-recent big Android release.

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HTC 10 - Glacier Silver

Android Nougat roll-out for HTC 10 resumes in Europe

After a difficult beginning, the Android Nougat update for European owners of the HTC 10 is being made available once again. The firmware was initially released back in November 2015, but since HTC has paused the roll-out programme on two separate occasions.

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