Google names its latest Android OS version
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Meet the Android 8.0 Oreo

Although the name has been rumored for quite some time, Google has now officially named its latest version of the Android, the Android 8.0 Oreo.

Xiaomi Nougat update list leaks online
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Not all devices will get Android 7.1

Xiaomi's Android Nougat update list has leaked online, showing a list of devices that will be updated to Android Nougat OS and while the company has been promising updates for some of its devices for a while, there is still no official date.

Jobs wanted iPhone to be more like Android
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But his designers said it was a bad idea


Steve Jobs wanted the iPhone to be more like Android and have a back button in addition to a home button, however the designers overruled him.

Andy Rubin announces Essential Phone
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A new Android flagship starting at $699

Back in November 2015, Android co-founder Andy Rubin set out on a journey to build a private technology manufacturing company in Palo Alto that would soon reveal its own lineup of smartphone devices.

Android is on two billion devices
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Nine out of 10 smartphones


While the fruity cargo-cult Apple and its minions in the Tame Apple Press want you to believe that iOS is the most successful operating system, Google Android really is the clear winner.

Android screws up on security
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MediaTek, Qualcomm, Motorola, Nvidia all affected

Google’s mobile operating system for hundreds of millions of users is scheduled to receive one of the largest security fixes ever compiled in a single month, according to a Google security bulletin published Monday.

Google Home disrupts Android phones
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Guests get up in arms

It's only a few days since I reviewed Google Home but today it caused not only extreme embarrassment but distress to visitors here on the British May Day bank holiday.

LeEco decides not to acquire Vizio
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Companies expected to maintain a collaborative relationship


In a matter proceeding from the result of “regulatory headwinds” by Chinese regulators, LeEco has announced that it no longer intends to buy Irvine-based Vizio.

Google offers Android cross licencing
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No-one knows why and evil plan expected 

Google is offering up PAX a royalty-free, community-patent cross-license for its Android product, but no one is really sure why.

Android eclipses Windows
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Turn around bright eyes 

In March 2017, beancounters at web-analytics company StatCounter's officially declared that Android has became a more popular operating system than Windows.