Android 8.1 Oreo Stories September 13

Just two weeks after last reporting figures, Google today posted the monthly Android distribution numbers. Given the time duration, the September statistics are unchanged, with Android 9 Pie still not present a month after launch. expand full story

Android 8.1 Oreo Stories August 31

Android 9 Pie absent from August distribution numbers

Over the past several months, Google has been rather inconsistent about updating the Android distribution numbers. Skipping June entirely, July’s were not reported at the typical start of the month. The company is now reporting the latest figures on the very last day of August.

Android 8.1 Oreo Stories August 6

Android 9 Pie is rolling out for the Pixel and Pixel 2 today with the August security patch in tow. In addition to all the new features, there are the traditional monthly bug fixes and security updates. While older Nexus devices are no longer getting major updates, they are still slated for security patches until November.

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Android 8.1 Oreo Stories July 5

Samsung Galaxy J2 Core w/ Android Go confirmed to launch with Android 8.1 Oreo

After many rumors over the past few weeks, Samsung’s Android Go smartphone finally leaked earlier this week. Now, we’re getting confirmation of what software version it will launch with.

Android 8.1 Oreo Stories July 2

While the Android P Beta is rather stable in our experience, most users should remain on Android 8.1 for a few more months. In the meantime, the July security patch is rolling out this morning with the perfunctory bug fixes and security updates for Pixel and Nexus devices.

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Android 8.1 Oreo Stories June 20

Android 8.1 Oreo now rolling out to Moto X4 unlocked and Prime Exclusive variants

Oreo’s rollout to the Android ecosystem has been abysmally slow, and when you look at the numbers for 8.1, things are even more bleak. This week, though, Motorola is delivering an update for Moto X4 users that delivers 8.1 to the handset.

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