OTA Updates

Oreo update rolling now to the Galaxy S8 on Verizon

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are receiving the Android 8.0 Oreo update along with the Samsung Experience 9.0. The update is currently rolling out to folks on Verizon. Folks should keep an eye out for a build number of G955USQU2CRB9. Expect lots of Oreo goodness, including picture-in-picture and autofill features, once it’s installed.

Best of Phandroid

How to hide apps, photos, and text messages on your Android Phone

We all get that uncomfortable feeling when someone else is using your phone. Something embarrassing or confidential is just a few errant swipes away. We’ve created three new guides to help you lock down personal photos, messages, and apps.

Ready for launch

10 Best Android launchers for your home screen

One of the unique features of Android is the ability to change the home screen launcher. As a result, there are tons of different launchers to choose from.

RCS

T-Mobile is launching RCS Messaging in Q2

It’s been a slow crawl to date, but the ball is definitely rolling. Google worked with Sprint to get RCS off the ground last year, and T-Mobile has announced their intention to do so in Q2 of this year.

Best of Phandroid

7 Tips to Master Note-taking with Google Keep

Google Keep started out as a basic note-taking application, but it has turned into a powerhouse. Here are a few tips and tricks to get you started.

Rumors

We might get the LG G7 in May

The LG G7 is still a secret in official capacity, but new rumors suggest the company will finally bring us their 2018 darling this May, alongside a supposed LG G7 Plus, too.