Asus Zenfone 2 gets an Android 6.0 update (better late than never?)

When the Asus Zenfone 2 launched in 2015, it was one of the first sub-$300 smartphones to be available with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. But over the past year I’ve heard plenty of complaints about the Zenfone 2… and the biggest is that Asus is slow to update the software on its […]

Remix OS for PC update brings Android 6.0, multi-window improvements

Jide’s Remix OS is a customized version of Google Android designed for laptop and desktop computers. It ships on a handful of notebooks, mini PCs, and other devices, and earlier this year Jide released the first version of Remix OS for PC, allowing anyone to download the operating system and try it out on many […]

Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow on your PC with Android-x86 RC1

The Android-x86 project has been providing a way to install Google’s mobile operating system on desktop and notebook computers for years, and now the team is just about finished with the first build based on Android 6.0. A release candidate for Android-x86 6.0 is now available for download, and it’s designed to run on most […]

BlackBerry announces Android 6.0 update for the Priv smartphone

BlackBerry’s first Android smartphone may not exactly be selling like hotcakes, but the company seems at least somewhat committed to supporting the phone. The BlackBerry Priv originally shipped with Android 5.1 software, but now BlackBerry is ready to roll out an Android 6.0 update. The update will start rolling out to users on May 3rd […]

CyanogenMod 13 released, brings Android 6.0 to dozens of phones, tablets

The next version of Google Android may be coming soon, but the vast majority of Android phones and tablets on the market are still running Android 5.x or earlier versions of the operating system, even though Android 6.0 has been available for almost a year. Tired of waiting for your phone maker to release Android 6.0 […]

Hack brings adoptable storage to Samsung Galaxy S7

Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones officially go on sale today, and not only do they have speedy new processors, new cameras, and bigger batteries than their predecessors. The new phones also bring back a feature that was missing from the Galaxy S6 series: removable storage. There’s just one catch: while the Galaxy […]

Asus says Android 6.0 will replace (some) bloatware from its phones

The Asus Zenfone 2 which launched in 2015 has pretty great hardware for a mid-range phone, but I was a little taken aback by amount of unnecessary apps that come pre-installed: I counted 36. Now Asus is outlining plans for the next major software update for the Zenfone 2 and a bunch of other phones… and […]

Orphaned storage? Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G5 skip Android 6.0’s “adoptable storage”

Samsung and LG both announced their flagship smartphones for 2016 this week, and both the LG G5 and Samsung Galaxy S7 feature microSD card readers… which wasn’t a given. Samsung has long included support for removable storage in its smartphones, but last year’s Galaxy S6 did not have a microSD card slot. But it looks like both […]

Samsung’s “Edge Screen” now uses a third of your screen

Samsung is rolling out Android 6.0 to the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones, and the company plans to bring updates to other Galaxy phones soon. While the new software brings all the usual Marshmallow goodies, there’s also one major change for Galaxy S6 Edge users: Samsung is updating the “Edge Screen” feature to […]