Tag Archives: Beta

Android Nougat 7.1.2 Public Beta Now Available for Compatible Pixel, Nexus Devices

Google on Monday released the public beta of the Android 7.1.2 Nougat update, which is the next maintenance release for Android Nougat. The company is also rolling out the beta to eligible devices enrolled in the Android Beta Program. Google claims that the new update is focused on fixing a number of bugs and also brings optimisations. The latest Android ... Read More »

Honor 5C Android 7.0 Nougat Beta Test Programme Started India Users

Chinese tech giant Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has launched a Android 7.0 Nougat beta test programme for its Honor 5C smartphone. The Nougat beta test programme, currently in a preview stage, will let the testers identify bugs in Honor’s own Android Nougat-based customised skin EMUI. The Honor 5C beta test programme is only available in India, rolling out to the testers ... Read More »

OnePlus 3 Will Reportedly Get Android 7.0 Nougat Beta ‘Community’ Build This Month

  A company that advertises its products as ‘flagship killers’ needs to not only keep up with the hardware specifications on premium smartphones but also the software aspect of its smartphones. It seems like OnePlus finally had this epiphany as the company will reportedly bring a beta ‘community’ build of Android 7.0 Nougat for its smartphone OnePlus 3 this month. ... Read More »

Samsung Officially Launches Android 7.0 Galaxy Beta Program for Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge

  Samsung has officially rolled out its ‘Galaxy Beta Program’, which lets users of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge sample Android 7.0 Nougat before its public release. We reported this a couple of days back and now, Samsung has made it official through a news release on its website. The Beta program is currently only available for users residing ... Read More »

iOS 10.2 Beta Gets Support for Unicode 9.0 Emojis Including Shrug, Face Palm

Apple has introduced complete support for Unicode 9.0 in the developer beta of iOS 10.2, which was released earlier this week. The company has also redesigned several older emojis. New additions include face palm, shrug, fingers crossed, drooling face, nauseated face; new gendered professions, as well as new animal, food, drinks emojis like bacon and whiskey glass. Emojipedia reports the ... Read More »

WhatsApp for Android Gets Voicemail Feature; Beta Now Lets You Share With Multiple Contacts

WhatsApp has been introducing an array of features, the recent one being the voicemail feature. The feature arrived on iPhone devices first, and now the company has also rolled it out for Android users via Google Play. Furthermore, the latest beta version for Android also gets the ability to share content with multiple contacts and groups simultaneously. As mentioned, Android ... Read More »

WhatsApp Video Calling feature spotted in Android Beta update

The WhatsApp beta for Android replace (v2.16.eighty) thru the Google Play beta trying out program displays the voice calling function, but, it isn’t always practical yet. To remember, the fb-owned messaging carrier had rolled out voice calling a phased manner, to start with the use of an invite-primarily based system before extra extensively rolling it out throughout cellphone platforms. We ... Read More »

Twitter Testing Completely Revamped Android App in Beta

Micro-blogging website Twitter is testing a new design for an Android app version to make it more user-friendly and easy to navigate. Several people using Twitter’s alpha and beta apps have begun seeing a design that places Twitter’sfour core areas main feed, Moments, notifications, and direct messages as large tabs across the top of the screen, The Verge reported on ... Read More »

Android N Beta Program Could Soon Expand to Non-Nexus Devices

The Android N Developer Preview released last month was Google’s way to offer developers a look at the new features of the upcoming Android build. The company also allowed only Nexus users to sign-up through the Android Beta Program that allowed them to test the new version, and receive new builds as OTA updates. (Also see: Android N Features: What’s ... Read More »

Blackberry Kicks Off Priv Android Marshmallow Beta Program

BlackBerry had last year confirmed that the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for its Priv smartphone should start rolling out “sometime in the new year.” The Canadian company has kicked off first Android Marshmallow beta program where it is invitingBlackBerry Priv owners to sign up to participate in the Beta Zone program and contribute to testing Android 6.0 on the handset. ... Read More »