• Google details more free storage, faster boot in Android 9 Pie , launching this fall

    1 month ago - By 9to5Google

    Android 9 Pie began rolling out earlier this month to the Pixel and Pixel 2 , as well as the Essential Phone. New devices and more updates are expected later this year, with Google now detailing the Go edition of its latest mobile operating system and announcing when the first devices will be available.
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  • Call recording apps may not work on Android 9 Pie

    Call recording apps may not work on Android 9 Pie

    1 month ago - By Android Community

    The Android 9 Pie is officially released. We've been learning what OEMs and devices are going to receive the sweet update. It's been almost a week since the unveiling and we're slowly hearing related news from other companies. The Android team isn't wasting any time in pushing the Android Pie and we're hoping more brands...
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  • Android 9 Pie Offers More Storage, Faster Booting

    Android 9 Pie Offers More Storage, Faster Booting

    1 month ago - By Android Headlines

    Google on Wednesday detailed a number of improvements and new features that consumers can expect from the next iteration of its Android Go operating system based on Android 9 Pie, having promised to deliver faster boot times, free up more device storage, and introduce a wide variety of other quality-of-life changes to the lightweight OS designed specifically for hardware with no more than 1GB of RAM. The Mountain View, California-based tech giant managed to additionally compress Android 9 Pie compared to the initial version of the firmware based on Android 8.0 Oreo, meaning handsets...
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  • Android 9 Pie upgrades confirmed for Moto Z3, Moto Z2, Moto X4, and Moto G6 devices

    Android 9 Pie upgrades confirmed for Moto Z3, Moto Z2, Moto X4, and Moto G6 devices

    1 month ago - By 9to5Google

    Following Android 9 Pie's debut, only a couple of devices have picked up support including Google's Pixel and the Essential Phone. Over the weekend, more devices were confirmed to get the update, and now Motorola is announcing its plans for Android's latest release.
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  • Motorola announces what smartphones will receive Android 9 Pie updates

    Motorola announces what smartphones will receive Android 9 Pie updates

    1 month ago - By Phone Arena

    Motorola didn't want to say what smartphones will receive Android 9 Pie updates and when, but promised to come up with new information when it decides on a roadmap. Fortunately, Motorola fans didn't have to wait too long to learn whether or not their devices will receive the highly-anticipated update.
    Without further ado, here are all the smartphones that Motorola promised to update to Android 9 Pie in the coming months: Moto Z3, Moto Z3 Play, Moto Z2 Force Edition, Moto Z2 Play, Moto X4, Moto G6 Plus, Moto G6, and Moto G6 Play.
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  • If you want to record calls in Android 9 Pie, you'll need to root your phone

    1 month ago - By Beta News

    Recording phone calls is dodgy territory legally speaking, but whether you choose to do it depends on where you are in the world, and whether you're concerned about complying with the law. Since Marshmallow, Google has made it difficult to record calls on Android phones by killing the recording API, but this has not stopped third party developers finding ways around it. But with Android 9 Pie, Google has made it impossible for apps such as Call Recorder - ACR and BoldBeast Android Call Recorder to be used to record calls. Unless, that is, you're willing - or able -...
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  • BlackBerry KEYone scores official Android Oreo update in Canada, other countries to follow suit soon

    BlackBerry KEYone scores official Android Oreo update in Canada, other countries to follow suit soon

    1 month ago - By Phone Arena

    With stable Android 9 Pie software already available for Pixel handsets and even one non-Google phone, the timing is not exactly ideal for a popular 2017 device to receive an official Oreo update. Especially if we're talking about said product's first major OS revision.
    Worse still, the company in charge of this phone's production, design, distribution, and marketing can't justify its sluggishness in optimizing Android 8.0 with other updates for any other phones.
    That's because the BlackBerry KEYone is the first TCL-made device to swap Nougat for Oreo goodies, and the over-the-air ...
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  • Sony Xperia phones to receive Android 9 Pie, build your own AOSP if you want

    1 month ago - By Android Community

    More Android 9 Pie related news are ready. The next OEM to share that it is getting a slice of the Android Pie is Sony. We never really worry about Sony because the company usually launches developer programs like the Sony Xperia X Concept when it wants to test a new mobile OS or software...
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