Android 7.0 Nougat

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Android 7.0 Nougat update now rolling out to Android One smartphones

Google usually rolls out its latest Android updates to Nexus devices. Recently, the tech giant rolled out Android 7.0 Nougat update to Nexus 6P. Although, the update was not a speedy one as there were issues with device performance and battery. Now, Google is rolling out the Nougat update to its low-end Android One smartphones. As per a report by GSMarena, a user tipped them with a screenshot of Nougat… Read More

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The curious case of Nougat and Qualcomm Snapdragon 800/801: Powered devices might not get the update

Android Nougat has been the talk of the tech town ever since it debuted on select Nexus devices. However, a recent report has brought the latest version of Android under speculations. These new reports suggest that Nougat won’t get updated on devices that are powered by Snapdragon 800/801 chipsets. Well, this news comes as a setback as we have a plethora of good smartphones that come driven by the said… Read More

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Sony publishes list of Xperia devices for Android 7.0 Nougat update

With Nexus devices getting a taste of Nougat, Sony too gears up for rolling it on its select devices. The list of devices does not include Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z3, which makes us wonder if the lineup will get the update at all. To recap, Sony is not the only one to unleash its device list for Nougat update; HTC was the first one to publish a list right… Read More

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Android 7.0 Nougat could hit Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P on August 22, says Telus

At the time of announcing the Android 7.0 Nougat, Google confirmed that it would roll it out by Q3 2016. A Canadian carrier, Telus has now released its Nougat roll out schedule, which states that the Nexus 6P and the Nexus 5X would get the Nougat update on August 22. In 2015, Google published Android 6.0 Marshmallow factory pictures for Nexus devices on October 5. Going by that, Telus says… Read More

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Android Nougat won’t boot if a malware is detected

Android OS has been supporting verified boot system since the launch of KitKat version (Android 4.4). However, Android 7.0 Nougat is going to enforce the verification system much strongly than the previous Android versions. Google calls it as a security measure to protect the device from malware. The aim of this feature is to notify the user about malware. It alerts the user whenever the virus makes its way to… Read More

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With Nougat around the corner, Marshmallow reaches 13.3% Android devices

The devices running Android 6.0 Marshmallow has increased to 13.3%, reveals the latest Google Play distribution data. Last month, this count was only 10.1%, meaning there has been an increase of 3.2%. However, with Android Nougat coming soon, experts wonder if this rate of penetration is fast enough for Marshmallow OS. Meanwhile, Android Lollipop 5.0 is running on 14.3% devices, and Android Lollipop 5.1 is running on 20.8%. It takes… Read More

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HTC teases Android 7.0 Nougat update for HTC 10, One A9, One M9

Soon after Google unveiled the name of Android N as Android Nougat, HTC took to twitter to announce Android Nougat on its flagship smartphones HTC 10, HTC One A9 and HTC One M9. The company hasn’t revealed when the update will roll out, but said that the timing will be announced later this year. https://twitter.com/htc/status/748552630004117504 In one of the replies, HTC said “Additional devices to receive the update will be… Read More

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Android 7.0 ‘N’ is Android Nougat, release expected in September

Well, it is no more mystery. Google finally unleashed the name of its next version of Android, codenamed Android N. The ‘N’ stands for ‘Nougat’, and that’s not as exciting as Nutella. At the I/O conference in March, Google released the developer preview for the Android N. The version of Android Nougat is Android 7.0, succeeding Android 6.0 Marshmallow. As we reported earlier, Google conducted a poll for deciding the… Read More

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