Nokia Adds Windows 7 Support to Software Updater
Nokia's Beta Labs recently announced a new version of the Nokia Updater software that is compatible with computers running Windows 7. Once installed, the software will allow Windows 7 users to plug their Nokia devices into their PC's USB drive and perform system and other updates to their Nokia phone. Nokia Beta Labs is calling this software a release candidate, so it is not a final version.
Google Drops Android O Release Candidate
Jul 24, 2017
Google today made Android O Developer Preview 4 available to application developers and said this is the final preview before Google releases Android O to consumers later this year. This build contains the final user interface system behaviors, the latest bug fixes and optimizations, and the final set of APIs.
Android P Reaches "Early Release Candidate" with Beta 3
Jul 2, 2018
Google today released Android P beta version 3 for developers. This "early release candidate" "takes us very close to what you'll see in the final version of Android P", according to Google.
Google Eases Drive Functionality for Android
Mar 21, 2016
Google today updated its Google Drive application for Android devices with some user-requested features that help the app perform more seamlessly. For example, users who preview files in Drive can open the file directly in their favorite editing program from the preview screen.
Google Offers Release Candidate of Android Things to Devs
Apr 16, 2018
Google today released Android Things Developer Preview 8, which it is calling a release candidate. This penultimate version of Android Things brings with it the final set of APIs in the updated SDK.
T-Mobile's SyncUP Drive Creates In-Car Hotspot
Nov 7, 2016
T-Mobile today introduced the SyncUP Drive, a plug-in device for cars that provides connectivity as well as safety and analytics tools. The SyncUP Drive plugs into most cars' OBD-II port and can be used to generate an in-car, rolling hotspot for keeping WiFi devices connected through T-Mobile's LTE network.