Android 4.0 Upgrades Arriving 'Weeks' After Nexus Launch
Google will deliver Android 4.0 to some existing Android smartphones "weeks" after the launch of the Galaxy Nexus, said Google's Andy Rubin, head of its Android efforts. Speaking in an interview with AllThingsD, Rubin indicated that the update will hit the Samsung Nexus S and other devices, though he wasn't more specific. Rubin did not indicate when or if Android 4.0 would be made available to existing Android tablets, but said that apps written for Android 4.0 should work equally well for smartphones and for tablets.
Review: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Google's latest mobile operating system, Android 6.0 Marshmallow, is a tasty treat indeed. New features, such as Google Now on Tap, Doze, Direct Share, Permissions, and Nexus Imprint offer compelling reasons to upgrade.
Samsung Makes Its Internet Browser Available to Most Android Phones
Samsung has made a version of its mobile browser available to non-Samsung handsets. The company has been beta testing Samsung Internet Browser on Nexus and Pixel phones since April.
Daydream Update Reaching Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+
Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8+ are now compatible with Google's Daydream virtual reality platform. According to Google, an update should reach both handsets this week that initiates Daydream services.
Andy Rubin's Essential Phone to Arrive In 'A Few Weeks'
Andy Rubin today provided an update concerning the expected arrival of his new company's Essential PH-1 smartphone. "We’ve been hard at work getting everything ready and the good news is that we’re now going through certification and testing with multiple U.S.
LG to Start Pushing Lollipop to the G3
LG today said it will soon begin distributing Android 5.0 Lollipop to its G3 smartphone. LG will deliver Lollipop to G3 owners in Poland first, followed by "other key markets in the near future." The company claims it is the first handset maker to offer Android 5.0 to its existing device base.