Android 6.0.1 Coming Today for Nexus Devices

Android 6.0.1 Coming Today for Nexus Devices

There are very few things that Android is behind the times on these days. They’ve caught up to iOS in everything else, including 64 bit support, native fingerprint scanning, guided access, and other recent updates, but there’s one thing missing: Unicode 8 support. Today, Google will release Android 6.0.1 which will resolve just that. The update will come to Nexus devices first, as always. Of course, it will keep to the Google tradition of pushing…

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How To Flash Android 6.0 Marshmallow

How To Flash Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Today, Google made the factory images for Android 6.0 Marshmallow available for Nexus devices. If you want to play it safe and wait for the OTA, you’re probably going to be waiting weeks. Flashing an Android image is super easy, especially on a Nexus device. You can use this tutorial for installing the image on your Nexus or for flashing any other image on any other phone.

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Android Marshmallow Images for Nexus 5, 6, 7, 9, and Player Now Available

Android Marshmallow Images for Nexus 5, 6, 7, 9, and Player Now Available

If you’re an Android fan or even just a Nexus owner, you’re well aware that Android 6.0 Marshmallow is rolling out this week. Well, if you’re in a hurry, the images are now available if you wish to flash them. If you want to wait for the OTA, you might be waiting a little while. Only 1% of Android devices get the update within the first week. Assuming there’s no major problems, another 25% get…

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Android 6.0 Marshmallow will Roll Out to Nexus Devices Next Week

Android 6.0 Marshmallow will Roll Out to Nexus Devices Next Week

We’ve done quite a bit of work on reviewing the Android M and Android 6.0 Marshmallow developer previews. Today, Google announced that Android 6.0 Marshmallow will begin rolling out to Nexus devices next week. Of course, Android Marshmallow will come in staged rollouts, which means that only about 1% of Nexus devices will receive the update next week and only another 25% will receive the update in the following week. Of course, you can always…

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Hands On with Android 6.0 Marshmallow Developer Preview 3

Hands On with Android 6.0 Marshmallow Developer Preview 3

Yesterday, Google made it official. The next version of Android will be Android 6.0 Marshmallow. At the same time, they released the third and final developer preview. The Android 6.0 Marshmallow developer preview is only available for the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and Nexus Player, as well as some AOSP previews available for Sony smart phones; however, the final release will be available for more models. I decided to have a quick look…

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Android M is Officially Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Android M is Officially Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Yea, OK. I guess this is a thing now. Remember back in the Gingerbread days, as well as the Ice Cream Sandwich/Jellybean/KitKat days, they would go a couple years between whole number upgrades to Android? I guess not anymore. There are three major stories here. One is that Android M officially stands for Android Marshmallow. Another is that the final developer preview was released today for Nexus 5, 6, 9, and Player. Finally, that Android…

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