Tag Archive for Android Oreo

Wi-Fi Direct Printing Might Come to Android in the Near Future

Until recently, printer support in Android was pretty spotty. Google Cloud Print, a half-solution that routes print jobs through Google’s servers, came to Android in 2013; Android KitKat added native printing; and the most recent version of Android, Oreo, folded Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) into Android’s default print service. Android still lacks a way to print…

New Android Oreo Beta Rolling Out to the Exynos Galaxy S8 Brings Bug Fixes and January Security Patch

In November, Samsung launched the Android Oreo beta program for the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+, which we reviewed in detail. Since then, the beta program’s been expanded to more countries and updated with the December 2017 Android security patch. A week ago, a notice in the Samsung Experience application indicated that the Android 8.0 Oreo beta would…

Xposed Framework for Android Oreo 8.0/8.1 Now Available in Beta

With the Android Oreo update, Google continues to polish the Android experience for all users. The update notably brings picture-in-picture mode support from Android TV, the Autofill Framework which replaces the need for password managers’ laggy accessibility services, and notification channels for more fine-grained control over your notifications. In addition to these changes, some previously…

New Leaked Android Oreo Build for the Snapdragon Samsung Galaxy S8 Adds Dolby Atmos

Samsung has been rolling out incremental beta updates to Android Oreo for the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, and Note 8 smartphone models over the past few weeks, and just today, a Reddit user named /u/Child_Kicker_16 noticed a new official OTA update is starting to roll out for the Snapdragon Samsung Galaxy S8. This update includes the January…