Tag: pie

OxygenOS 9.0 brings Pie to the OnePlus 6, includes UI changes, battery improvements, and more

Not long after the first Open Beta, OnePlus is pushing out Android 9 Pie to its latest flagship on the stable channel. This means that it gets the latest UI changes, battery improvements, as well as some other OxygenOS stuff like accent color customization and Gaming Mode 3.0. This is exciting news for OnePlus 6 […]

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Google can remotely change the settings of your Pixel or Pie phone, and it just did it by mistake

Count on Google to continually raise the creepiness bar, because the giant tech corporation just made a mistake that it’ll have to soon explain to Android users. Plenty of Android phone owners who have upgraded their devices to Android 9.0 Pie woke up to phones that had the battery saving mode activated, even though they […]

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What would you change in Android 9 Pie?

Android 9 Pie officially landed just over a month ago, but we’ve been collectively anticipating the changes it brought since the first developer preview was released over six months ago. In that time, we’ve painstakingly assembled an extensive list of the features and tweaks Google delivered. Most of our readers probably know the details of […]

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Digital Wellbeing update adds grayscale tile, app drawer icon, and more [APK Download]

Google is still testing its Pie-based Digital Wellbeing features on Pixels, but it seems to be coming along nicely. A new update rolled out today that addresses several pain points with the Wellbeing tools. Making the most important features more accessible seems to be the theme. For example, you can open the Wellbeing menu with […]

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Google’s September 2018 OTA files and system images for Android 9 Pie are now available

The first update to Android 9 Pie is now available for those Pixel owners who simply can’t wait for it to roll out over the coming days. Google has posted the September 2018 9.0.0 OTA files and system images for download.  The new build, which includes a Bluetooth car audio fix, is available for first […]

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Android 9 Pie revisited: Our 7 most favorite and 3 least liked features

Article Contents Almost two weeks have passed since Google served us a slice of its official Android 9 Pie. Some of us had followed for months as the different developer previews landed and weren’t too fazed by the final release, but for those users who preferred to wait, there were many surprising changes from 8.1 […]

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These are the Motorola Phones Getting Android Pie Updates

This morning, Motorola provided a list of phones that they plan to update to Android Pie. The list includes several phones released this year and last year, but nothing prior to that. If you own one of the following, prepare for an Android 9.0 update at some point: moto z3 (review) moto z3 play […]

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Android 9 Pie puts an end to third-party call recording apps

Call recording is a bit of a thorny issue when it comes to privacy. There are also different rules in different places, making it hard for Google to implement a standard in Android without falling foul of the law in certain jurisdictions. Android’s official call recording API was removed in Android 6.0 Marshmallow, so third-party […]

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Samsung Gear Updated to Work With Galaxy Watch, Android Pie – Now Called “Galaxy Wearable”

Samsung updated their Samsung Gear app this morning to prepare it for a couple of major happenings. For one, it now works with the Galaxy Watch, Samsung’s new wearable that was announced alongside the Note 9. And with that support comes a new name of “Galaxy Wearable,” since the “Gear” part of the old […]

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[Update: Appears to be resolved] Gear devices broken on Pie for some, Samsung says it’s working on fix

This week has been an exciting one for us Android geeks, what with the stable release of Pie and all. For some (including me), however, that enthusiasm for the latest version of our favorite mobile OS was a bit tempered. See, the update messed with our Gear devices (S2, S3, Icon X) and now they […]

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HTC Says U12+, U11+, U11, U11 Life Will Receive Android P at Some Point

In a tweet today, HTC confirmed which of its devices will receive an update to Android 9.0 Pie. Officially as of today, HTC plans to launch the update for U12+, U11+, U11, and U11 Life (Android One). Four devices in total. Sadly, the company did not provide a timetable and instead, states that availability will […]

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[It’s not just you] Gear devices broken on Pie for some, Samsung says it’s working on fix

This week has been an exciting one for us Android geeks, what with the stable release of Pie and all. For some (including me), however, that enthusiasm for the latest version of our favorite mobile OS was a bit tempered. See, the update messed with our Gear devices (S2, S3, Icon X) and now they […]

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