Android Pie Stories February 17

LineageOS drops Android 9 Pie, leaving 24 devices without ongoing support

As one of the most popular third-party Android ROMs, LineageOS has become the go-to for tinkerers wanting to extend the lifespan of their older hardware. However, the LineageOS project is set to completely drop Android 9 Pie builds, leaving 24 devices without ongoing support.

Android Pie Stories October 14, 2020

Sony begins rolling out Android Pie to 30 older TV models

Sony has confirmed that it will be rolling out Android Pie to 30 of its older-generation Bravia and non-Bravia smart TVs from 2016 or later.

Android Pie Stories October 9, 2020

The Pixel 3a and 3a XL may have been superseded by the Pixel 4a — and recently released 4a 5G — but that doesn’t mean they are not great devices. While they still offer a “premium” Pixel experience at a lower cost, it looks as though some Pixel 3a and 3a XL owners are having issues upgrading from Android Pie to the newly released Android 11.

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Android Pie Stories August 21, 2020

Considering how janky the experience can be on some of the older Amazon Fire tablets, the lack of “real” support and general bargain basement experience, only the recent models have managed to get our seal of approval. However, if you own an older 2018 Fire HD 8, 2017’s Fire HD 7, and 2019’s Fire 7 tablet, the Android Pie-based Fire OS 7 is now available to download.

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Android Pie Stories August 5, 2019

As far as we — and many others — are concerned, the Nvidia Shield TV still remains the outright best Android TV set-top box you can buy. For long-time owners and prospective buyers, we have some good news. The Android Pie update is now available for both Nvidia Shield TV models and we think it makes them an even more appealing prospect.

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Android Pie Stories April 3, 2019

Verizion Moto Z3 Android Pie update rolling out w/ 5G Moto Mod support

Ahead of Verizon’s 5G network launch on April 11 in select US cities, the company is now rolling out support for it’s only 5G capable smartphone — the Moto Z3.

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