Samsung’s 2015 flagships may get Oreo update

Looks like the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+, and Note5 will all get the Oreo update. Manufacturer Development pages for these devices on T-Mobile’s official website say the carrier “and the device manufacturer have agreed to support a new software update,” which is Oreo. It’s worth mentioning that this is not the first time we’ve heard about Oreo for the Galaxy S6. At least a couple of times in the past two months, Samsung customer care reps have confirmed the device(s) will get the update, with one of them even revealing the February time frame for the roll out. Officially,…

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Twitter is not liable for 2015 ISIS-linked killings, California court rules

A San Francisco federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday that Twitter is not liable for its failure to block an Islamic State group’s attack, which resulted in the death of two US government contractors, as spotted by Reuters. The decision upholds a 2016 ruling on the same case, which was filed by the families of the victims of the terrorist attack.

The 2016 civil lawsuit alleged that Twitter was responsible for the ISIS-linked killings of Lloyd Fields and James Creach in Jordan in November 2015. The families argued that Twitter should have anticipated attacks based on ISIS’s messaging and presence on its platform, which helped the group spread its message, recruit, and raise funds. This week, the court ruled 3-0 against the appeal, with…

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iOS 11 adoption surpasses the last three versions of Android (since 2015) combined

Apple has shared updated metrics on iOS 11 adoption today. The latest data says that the installed iOS 11 user base is more than double that of iOS 10 and that only 7% of users are running iOS 9 or earlier.

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10 new Chromebooks, including the Toshiba Chromebook 2 (2015), get the Play Store

The Play Store keeps trickling down to more Chromebooks. The last time we covered it, 17 new models had received the Play Store either on the stable or beta channel, and now 10 more are joining the ranks. The most prominent of these is the Toshiba Chromebook 2, but only the 2015 model. If you’re like me and you got way too excited thinking this is for your computer, hold your breath and make sure you have the 2015 model (the best way to know is if you have vents on the back next to the display hinge like so).

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