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T-Mobile confirms which Samsung and HTC phones are getting the Nougat update

by: Kris CarlonAugust 27, 2016
T-Mobile has posted a preliminary list of devices guaranteed to receive the Android 7.0 Nougat update, including two HTC devices and seven Samsung phones.

OnePlus 3 update fixes auto-restart bug, but brings LTE problems and breaks Android Pay

by: Kris CarlonAugust 13, 2016
A new hotfix patch for the OnePlus 3 solves a couple of issues and delivers a few more instead, including breaking Android Pay and losing LTE connectivity.
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Major new Samsung Gear S2 update now rolling out

by: Kris CarlonJuly 15, 2016
The latest Samsung Gear S2 update lets you install apps and watch faces directly from the watch, add up to 10 photos as backgrounds and much more.
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Marshmallow is out for the BlackBerry Priv on AT&T

by: Kris CarlonJuly 14, 2016
The AT&T BlackBerry Priv Marshmallow update is rolling out now, delivering Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and the June security update.
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HTC (re)confirms Android 7.0 Nougat is coming to HTC 10, One M9 and One A9

by: Nirave GondhiaJuly 1, 2016
HTC has reconfirmed it will be bringing the Android 7.0 Nougat update to the HTC 10, HTC One A9 and HTC One M9. Based on past efforts from HTC, they should all have it by the end of the year.
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Google might soon adopt passive-aggressive tactics to shame slow Android updaters

by: John DyeMay 25, 2016
In the same spirit as your roommate who left pointedly vague Post-It notes next to that growing stack of dishes, Google has adopted a new tactic to ‘encourage’ partners to do their share of the housework regarding Android.
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January security update patches Factory Reset Protection bypass bug

by: Kris CarlonJanuary 15, 2016
The January security update for Nexus devices has already patched a recently publicized Factory Reset Protection bypass bug that previously affected Samsung and LG devices.

Food for thought: Does the average user care about Android versions? Should they?

by: Matthew BensonDecember 12, 2015
While tech enthusiasts are quite vocal about Android update delays, the average mainstream customer is arguably unaware entirely. Let's explore.
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Honor handsets to get Android M in February 2016

by: Nirave GondhiaNovember 2, 2015
Huawei's Honor sub-brand has revealed that the Android 6 Marshmallow update will launch for the Honor 7, Honor 4 / 4X and Honor 6 / 6 Plus in February 2016
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Xperia Z5 / Z5 Compact update rolling out with stagefright fix

by: Nirave GondhiaOctober 30, 2015
Sony is now rolling out an update for the Xperia Z5, Z5 Dual and Z5 Compact, bringing a full stagefright fix, updated camera and better heat management.
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