Tech News December 30: Android 8.0 comes to the OnePlus 5T

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#1 Android 8.0 Oreo comes to the OnePlus 5T:

An hour ago, Oneplus has rolled out a beta update for OxygenOs for the new 5T.

OnePlus is also planning for a second beta update for Android 8.0 which will be going to release in late January.

The file weighs in at around 1.61GB so make sure you’re on a stable connection and begin downloading.

Updated to Android O (8.0)


  • Optimized the app shortcut style
  • Combine icon options with app shortcuts
  • Now able to upload photos to Shot on OnePlus


  • Added Picture in Picture, Auto-Fill and Smart Text Selection
  • New Quick Settings design
  • Updated Android security patch for December

Download the file from here.

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#2 Google Pixel C Retired:

Two years back, Google launched an Android tablet i.e. Google pixel C which cost around $500 and now it’s no more for sale.

This year Google has launched pixel book which is a hybrid laptop for $1000 with better hardware and software and a replacement for pixel C.

Here’s what Google said:

“As is common when a device has been out for a few years, we’re now retiring Pixel C and it is no longer available for sale,” the company said in a statement. “However, we are committed to updating and supporting it, including the recent update to Android 8.0, so customers can continue to get the best out of their device.”

Also Read:

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Google Pixel Book Review

#3 Apple apologizes for iPhone slowdown:

Recently Apple published a letter apologizing to customers for slow down the older phone in order to compensate battery.

According to the letter, from late January anyone with an iPhone 6 or later a battery replacement for $29 until December 2018 which is a discount of $50 from the usual replacement cost. Apple’s also promising to add features to iOS that provide more information about the battery health in early 2018.

Do watch the Unboxing of iPhone X


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