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US unlocked Galaxy Note8 is now getting Oreo

Recently Samsung promised that the Note8 units sold in the US would be graced with the Oreo update "in the coming weeks", and it has since started to deliver. So far, devices sold by AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon and Sprint have already tasted the new treat, and starting today the unlocked model is joining in the fun. People who purchased the Note8 in unlocked form in the States are receiving the update notification, which you can check out in all its glory in the screenshots below - they also contain the lengthy changelog. Unlocked US Galaxy Note8 Android Oreo update...



Samsung Galaxy Note9 passes through the FCC, one month earlier than the Note8

Today the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note9 has been certified by the US FCC. This is a normal step on the way to its launch, but it's interesting to consider that last year, the Galaxy Note8 passed through the FCC at the end of July. Does that mean that all those rumors talking about the Note9 hitting the streets earlier in the year than its predecessor were true? It definitely seems so at the moment. The exact model that was certified is the SM-N960F, the international version. Expect the US-specific iteration to be SM-N960U, going by Samsung's most recent naming convention. As this is...



LG now teases the G6’s camera UI and square image capture mode

A couple of days ago LG put out a press release detailing some of the features (and specs) for its upcoming G6's three cameras (of which two are on the back). At that point the company mentioned that there will be a new camera UI featured in the G6, complete with a unique square capture mode. This will take full advantage of the handset's 2:1 screen aspect ratio by showing you two square pictures or videos side by side, because they fit perfectly. Not being able to contain its excitement about this prospect and what it means for easy media posting to Instagram (even though the social...



Nokia 9 spotted in the wild

They are among us - no, not aliens, but Nokia 9 prototypes. Someone was spotted in Jakarta testdriving the phone's alleged Dual 13MP camera. You can see the vertically-oriented dual camera on the back. With the LED to the side, it matches the design we saw leaked by a case maker. The front - allegedly sporting a 5.5" OLED screen with a tall 18:9 aspect ratio - is less clear. There have been rumors of rounded sides, but it's hard to tell if that's the case from these images. Spy photos of the Nokia 9 (or perhaps the Nokia 7 Plus) There is a chance that this is a Nokia 7 Plus...



Google just introduced In-app Updates API, allowing to update Apps whereas in use

In order to give users and Android developers much more controls to assure the App compatibility across all gadgets, Google has added fresh In-app Updates API to the Android system. Google has introduced new tools and options at Android Developer Summit. Google has added widely requested features in the most recent In-app Updates API. The new API gives developers 2 fresh ways to improve the programs: flexible and immediate. In flexible app improve feature, it makes it possible for Android users to keep using the app even although it is being updated. Though there’s a catch, the app downloads the update after a user is using it, but it will become installed after you reopen the app. In the second immediate option, users are given a full-screen update message for forcefully updating their applications. The prompt comes whenever the user starts an app, they really should improve it before using it. Talking about the recent updates, Android product management, and developer relations Stephanie Saad Cuthberston said, “This is something that developers have asked us for a long time is — say you own an app and you want to deliver Of course the user is operating the most recent version.” Further adding, Google director of engineering Aurash Mahbood said, the new API is under tests for Google Chrome. Google Additionally rolled out Instant discovery that allows to smoothly adopt the new kind of programs. Even Google has increased the limit of Instant Programs to 10 MB for Try Presently button on the Perform Store. Along with the fresh updates API, Google official rolled out support for foldable gadgets on the eve of celebrating ten-years of Android. Nicely, despite the announcement, there’s no exact period given by Google as to whenever we will see the API working on Android devices. Overall, it’s a good-looking package of announcements that Google went live at Android Developers summit. Alongside with users, App developers will moreover benefit in the newest In-app updates API.