Google Pixel devices receive the first update for new Android 8.0.0 Oreo. The update weight is 42 mb. It contains the security patch level for September 5, 2017 and brings stability improvements and bug fixes. I see OPR3.170623.007 on my Google Pixel US Version (G-2PW4100).
Android 8.0.0 Oreo has a feature that allows to automatically turn on Wi-Fi when you are in the area where your saved wireless network has a strong signal. It may be quite useful because your phone can turn on Wi-Fi by itself when it detects your home or office network so that you will never waste your mobile traffic in vain. The feature is enabled by default. Here is how you can enable or disable it when you wish. Continue reading
What Is Smart Storage In Android 8 Oreo
Photos and videos are the things that consume the space most of all. In Android 8 Oreo you have a nice feature called Smart Storage. It Allows you to automatically delete images and video files that has been already backed up. So it is highly unlikely that you run out of free space on your device. Continue reading
I’ve just tested my Google Pixel with Antutu 3DBench and Geekbench on recently released and installed Android 8.0 Oreo. Continue reading
Here is how to perform a factory reset on Google Pixel under Android 8 Oreo. The steps differ from the earlier tutorials because of changes in Android 8.0. Continue reading
Here are the changes in Android 8.0 Oreo comparing to Android 7.1 Nougat that I like most of all. Many of them are very simple to implement, some features I have been using for years on CyanogenMod and Lineage OS, but nevertheless it is cool to see them in Oreo on my Google Pixel. Continue reading