• Rain, rain go away: OnePlus 6 teased to be waterproof

    2 monthes ago - By TechRadar

    The soon-to-be-launched OnePlus 6 is being teased as the next waterproof Android Oreo phone, according to an official Twitter post today. "Don't you just hate it when you have to stop using your phone when it rains? So do we ;)," noted the verified OnePlus account in a tweet on Monday morning. From this coy message, it's safe to assume that OnePlus 6 owners won't have to worry about soaking wet weather conditions like they did with the vulnerable OnePlus 5T. The OnePlus community, ever-eager for the OnePlus 6 to launch, has been clamoring for a waterproof phone, especially after the Google...
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  • T-Mobile may have delayed the LG V30 Android 8.0 Oreo update again

    T-Mobile may have delayed the LG V30 Android 8.0 Oreo update again

    2 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    T-Mobile announced less than two weeks ago that its LG V30 variant will receive the long-awaited Android 8.0 Oreo update in mid-April. Unfortunately, if you've purchased your LG V30 from T-Mobile, you'll probably have to wait a while longer.
    Although the roll-out should have started this week, T-Mobile support says LG V30 Android 8.0 Oreo update is a few weeks away. If you're not aware of T-Mobile's previous statement, it's worth mentioning the carrier said it was forced to delay the update due to LG making a “booboo.”
    Well, it appears that the “booboo” was more serious they have ...
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  • Razer Phone receives long-awaited Android Oreo 8.1 update

    Razer Phone receives long-awaited Android Oreo 8.1 update

    2 monthes ago - By TechRadar

    The gaming-centric Razer Phone has officially been upgraded to Android Oreo 8.1, bringing more software robustness to the multimedia powerhouse hardware. Razer's debut phone - which builds upon the Nextbit Robin 's original recipe with high-end gaming spec like a 120Hz display refresh rate and 8GB of RAM - launched with Android Nougat , Google's 2016 mobile operating system. The jump to Android Oreo brings about several improvements, though only a few of them are visible in the user interface. Most notably, notification dots will make seeing which apps deserve your attention much easier...
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  • Razer Phone owners can update to Android 8.1 Oreo starting today

    Razer Phone owners can update to Android 8.1 Oreo starting today

    2 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    Razer Phone, one of the not so many gaming smartphones out there, is now being updated to Android 8.1 Oreo. The device hasn't received any major Android OS update since its release, but Razer promised the smartphone will be updated directly to Android 8.1 Oreo.
    Late last month, the company promised to bring Android 8.1 Oreo to all Razer Phone units sometime in April. Today, Razer announced that Android 8.1 Oreo is now being rolled out to Razer Phones around the world.
    However, that doesn't mean that the wait is over. According to Razer, the incremental roll-out will take up to 10 ...
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  • OnePlus 5T getting Android 8.1 Oreo and gesture support, OnePlus 5 also receiving 8.1

    OnePlus 5T getting Android 8.1 Oreo and gesture support, OnePlus 5 also receiving 8.1

    2 monthes ago - By PhoneDog

    It looks like the Razer Phone isn't the only device starting the week with an update to Android 8.1 Oreo.
    OnePlus has announed OxygenOS 5.1 updates for both the OnePlus 5T and OnePlus 5. The update to OxygenOS 5.1 brings with it a bump to Android 8.1 Oreo, the April 2018 Android security patches, and more.
    Here's OnePlus's changelog for the OxygenOS 5.1 update:
    System
    Updated system to Android™ 8.1 Oreo™
    Updated Android security patch to 2018-04
    Added full-screen gesture support
    Gaming mode
    Added new optimizations in gaming mode including power saving and pausing adaptive brightness
    Added...
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  • Razer Phone now receiving Android 8.1 Oreo update

    Razer Phone now receiving Android 8.1 Oreo update

    2 monthes ago - By PhoneDog

    Razer recently said that it would update the Razer Phone to Android 8.1 in April, and it looks like the company has achieved that goal with time to spare.
    The Razer Phone is receiving its update to Android 8.1 Oreo starting today, April 16. Razer says that the update will be rolling out to users over the next 10 days, so don't fret if your Razer Phone doesn't get updated right away.
    According to Razer, this Android 8.1 update brings performance improvements, bug fixes, and more. "The software update presents a cleaner visual design and under-the-hood improvements for a better overall...
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  • Razer Phone heads to Best Buy

    Razer Phone heads to Best Buy

    2 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    Razer announced they'll bring their first smartphone to Best Buy brick and mortar stores soon, complete with Android 8.1 Oreo in the mix. Users that already have a Razer Phone were announced to get Android 8.1 Oreo software immediately. The rollout of Android 8.1 Oreo will take place over the next 10 days - starting today. The Razer Phone is...
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  • Android 8.1 Oreo Now Rolling Out To Razer Phone

    Android 8.1 Oreo Now Rolling Out To Razer Phone

    2 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Last month, Razer began a developer preview of Android Oreo , and said that the stable version would be rolling out next month. And true to its word, Razer has started rolling out Android 8.1 Oreo to its Razer Phone, beginning today. The roll out is a phased roll out, which will be completing over the next 10 days, so if you do not get the update today or tomorrow, just sit tight as it will reach your device in the coming days.
    With Android 8.1 Oreo, the Razer Phone is effectively skipping Android 8.0 and jumping straight to the latest version of Android. Which is a good thing, for sure...
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  • OnePlus 5T officially updated with iPhone X-like navigation gestures

    OnePlus 5T officially updated with iPhone X-like navigation gestures

    2 monthes ago - By Android Central

    Both the OnePlus 5 and 5T are also being updated to Android 8.1 Oreo.
    At the tail-end of January, OnePlus introduced a new gesture-based navigation system for the OnePlus 5T with its OxygenOS Open Beta program. The setup very closely resembled the gestures found on the iPhone X, and now with the OxygenOS 5.1.0 public update that's rolling out, all users of the 5T are will gain access to it.
    In case you missed Daniel's hands-on from earlier this year , OnePlus's gesture system is actually pretty great. It can be enabled from the settings page, and once this is done, Android's iconic...
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  • OnePlus 5 and 5T finally getting Android 8.1 Oreo, here are all the changes

    OnePlus 5 and 5T finally getting Android 8.1 Oreo, here are all the changes

    2 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    After using its beta channel to thoroughly test Android 8.1 Oreo for the OnePlus 5 and 5T, an official announcement went live earlier today that confirms the update is now being pushed out to everyone that owns either of the two smartphones.
    It's worth noting that it took OnePlus just one month to make Android 8.1 Oreo available to OnePlus 5 and 5T owners. However, the company's mission was much simplified by the fact that both phones were already updated to Android 8.0 Oreo.
    If you own the OnePlus 5 or 5T, you can expect some other improvements besides the usual Android 8.1 Oreo ...
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