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OxygenOS 5.1.5 for the Oneplus 5 and 5T has a hidden Treble surprise

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

When OnePlus released the OxygenOS Open Betas 13 and 11 for the OnePlus 5 and 5T, respectively, The company snuck in a little surprise in the form of support for Project Treble. That's a pretty big perk since Treble makes updates (and ROMs) easier for developers by further separating hardware from software when it comes to updating Android. Now that feature appears to have silently made its way to the OnePlus 5 and 5T with the recent Oxygen OS 5.1.5 update. 

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OxygenOS 5.1.5 for the Oneplus 5 and 5T has a hidden Treble surprise was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

[Update: Downloads are up] OxygenOS v5.1.4 for the OnePlus 5 and 5T delivers improved camera performance, new sleep standby optimization, and more.

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Plenty of OEMs are happy to let older hardware languish when it comes to updates, but OnePlus has become one of the more prolific manufacturers with keeping its older handsets up to date—barring a few specific missteps. On that note, an OTA for the OnePlus 5 and 5T is currently in an incremental rollout. Oxygen OS v5.1.4 delivers improved photo clarity, a new sleep standby optimization setting, and group messaging in the stock messaging app.

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[Update: Downloads are up] OxygenOS v5.1.4 for the OnePlus 5 and 5T delivers improved camera performance, new sleep standby optimization, and more. was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

[Update: Downloads are up] OxygenOS v5.1.4 for the OnePlus 5 and 5T delivers improved camera performance, new sleep standby optimization, and more.

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Plenty of OEMs are happy to let older hardware languish when it comes to updates, but OnePlus has become one of the more prolific manufacturers with keeping its older handsets up to date—barring a few specific missteps. On that note, an OTA for the OnePlus 5 and 5T is currently in an incremental rollout. Oxygen OS v5.1.4 delivers improved photo clarity, a new sleep standby optimization setting, and group messaging in the stock messaging app.

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[Update: Downloads are up] OxygenOS v5.1.4 for the OnePlus 5 and 5T delivers improved camera performance, new sleep standby optimization, and more. was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Asus ZenFone 3 Max (ZC553KL) gets Android 8.1 Oreo update

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Buckle up, Asus lovers and users, the ZenFone series is starting to get its Android 8.1 update and the first lucky device is the ZenFone 3 Max (ZC553KL). The two-year-old phone had already received Nougat 7.0 a year ago and an update to Zen UI 4.0 last December, but Oreo 8.1 is certainly a nicer milestone to cross and a sign of Asus' commitment to updating most of its product line.

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Asus ZenFone 3 Max (ZC553KL) gets Android 8.1 Oreo update was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

OxygenOS v5.1.4 for the OnePlus 5 and 5T delivers improved camera performance, new sleep standby optimization, and more.

Saturday, July 28th, 2018

Plenty of OEMs are happy to let older hardware languish when it comes to updates, but OnePlus has become one of the more prolific manufacturers with keeping its older handsets up to date—barring a few specific missteps. On that note, an OTA for the OnePlus 5 and 5T is currently in an incremental rollout. Oxygen OS v5.1.4 delivers improved photo clarity, a new sleep standby optimization setting, and group messaging in the stock messaging app.

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OxygenOS v5.1.4 for the OnePlus 5 and 5T delivers improved camera performance, new sleep standby optimization, and more. was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Update for Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro and Gear Fit2 improves how information is displayed

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

Samsung has announced an update for its Gear Fit2 and Gear Fit2 Pro smartwatches. The new features are designed to improve the display of data on the devices. New functions are also included, such as Weight Management and Fitness Program, previously only available on the Gear Sport.

By connecting your Gear Fit2 to the Samsung Health app on your phone, you're able you monitor exercise and food consumption throughout the day and handily display your stats on your wrist.

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Update for Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro and Gear Fit2 improves how information is displayed was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Nokia rolls out the official Oreo update to the Nokia 5 and 6

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

HMD/Nokia are on a roll lately. The official Oreo update came to the Nokia 7 and Nokia 6 (2018) a few weeks ago and the Nokia 8 has even started beta testing Oreo 8.1, but the company is still firing on all cylinders and hasn't forgotten its older or lower range devices. Both the Nokia 5 and the Nokia 6 are starting to get the official Oreo 8.0 update now.

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Nokia rolls out the official Oreo update to the Nokia 5 and 6 was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

OnePlus 5T OxygenOS 4.7.4 OTA rolling out now with camera improvements and bugfixes

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

The OnePlus 5T was only launched a few weeks ago, and already it's breaking all the company's sales records. It might be breaking update records, too, as today marks the 2nd update to the device in less than a month. OxygenOS 4.7.4 is rolling out to the company's latest flagship as we speak, bringing with it camera improvements, bugfixes, and piles of optimizations. 

 

The update to 4.7.4 doesn't include any increase in monthly security patch level, it's still just October and it's still just based on Android Nougat 7.1.1.

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OnePlus 5T OxygenOS 4.7.4 OTA rolling out now with camera improvements and bugfixes was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Verizon updates its Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge with bugfixes and the August security patch

Friday, September 29th, 2017

Verizon has updated its support pages for both the S7 and S7 edge with a new software version for each. Included in the changes are improved voice recognition, general bug fixing, extra features for corporate owners, and August's security patch. The two versions go by NRD90M.G930VVRU4BQH4 and NRD90M.G935VVRU4BQH4. 

This release doesn't quite bring things up to the September's patch, which included BlueBorne fixes. Some OEMs have snuck in BlueBorne fixes on an older patch level, like OnePlus.

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Verizon updates its Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge with bugfixes and the August security patch was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

[Update: Replaced by 4.5.8] OnePlus 5 OxygenOS 4.5.7 update brings stabilization to 4K video and a new system font

Friday, August 4th, 2017

One of the bigger drawbacks reviewers noticed with the OnePlus 5 was the lack of image stabilization when recording video in 4K. Well, as of today that's one problem the OnePlus 5 doesn't have anymore. Right now a staged rollout is progressing for OxygenOS 4.5.7, which brings with it EIS  for 4K recording, as well as a handful of bug fixes, optimizations, security patch updates, and a new font. 

4K video might consume a ton of space, but each model of the OnePlus does ship with quite a quite a lot, so the lack of stabilization was a problem that many were likely to experience.

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[Update: Replaced by 4.5.8] OnePlus 5 OxygenOS 4.5.7 update brings stabilization to 4K video and a new system font was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

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