Google Fixing Long-Standing Android SMS Bug
Jan 5, 2011, 5:13 PM by Philip Berne
In an update on the Google Android bug tracker site, Google has acknowledged the issues surrounding the apparent SMS text messaging bug in Android device. Google claims the problem is actually two distinct issues, one of which has to do with how the message is displayed, and the other with how the message is delivered. Google says it has fixes for both issues. Presumably, pure Google devices like the two Nexus phones will receive a fix over-the-air, while carrier- and manufacturer-tweaked phones will need to wait for updates from the respective parties involved.
Google Reveals When Nexus Phones Will Cease Receiving Android Updates
Jun 22, 2016
Google revised its Nexus support page and provided more information on how long Nexus-branded phones will receive future software updates. Google says Nexus devices will get Android version updates (Lollipop, Marshmallow, etc.) for at least two years from when the device became available on the Google Store.
Google Search and Maps to Show Live Restaurant Wait Times
Nov 7, 2017
Google can now let you know just how long the wait will be at your favorite restaurant. Google is adding live wait times to Google Search and Google Maps.
Blu Pure View Boasts an 18:9 Screen and Dual Selfie Cams
May 31, 2018
Blu Products today announced the Pure View, a premium handset that adopts modern design aesthetics and features. The Pure View has a metal frame and ultraviolet battery cover on the rear in midnight black.
Google's Pixel and Nexus Phones Catch Security, Dream VR Updates
Nov 7, 2016
Google today delivered minor system updates to its Pixel and Nexus devices. The factory images made available from Google for the Pixel and Nexus handsets bring back the "check for update" button within the system settings.