Essential adds opt-in OTA option for beta builds

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Essential Phone owners can now opt-in to receive beta builds via an OTA, versus having to sideload the firmware. For some, this is a godsend since it eliminates the somewhat difficult process of sideloading in order to test the latest (in this case Oreo) goodness. User nobeconobe posted this in the Essential subreddit, so kudos to that person.

The process of signing up is quite simple. All you have to do is head over to Essential’s site, select the Over-the-Air option, and fill in your information (the most important bit being your phone’s serial number).

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Nokia 7 Plus render shows off the Black color option

The white Nokia 7 Plus has a copper trim around its front and elements on the back (the camera and the fingerprint reader). It seems that the black unit will have the same decoration. Nokia 7 Plus in Black, White and a comparison Also, the phone doesn’t appear to be glossy – non-Plus Nokia 7 is available in either gloss black or matte white. Speaking of colors, we like that HMD is getting more adventurous with its hues. Nokia 7 Plus in Black, White and a comparison We expect to see the Nokia 7 Plus unveiled at the MWC, it will be HMD’s first 18:9 phone. Source

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LastPass finally gets support for Oreo autofill, keeps accessibility option

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LastPass began its winding path to support Android Oreo’s autofill API in August, but the day is finally here: The popular password manager has pushed support for Oreo autofill to its stable, non-beta app. Accessibility-based autofill is still available for older apps (and Chrome) that don’t yet support the new implementation.

In the latest version of LastPass (4.4.1749), you can turn on Oreo autofill by going to Settings > Autofill. Once you tap the toggle for “Autofill” under “Android Oreo,” you’ll see a brief animation giving you a heads-up on what you’ll have to do next.

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After Oreo update, no Sony Xperia phone will have ‘night mode’ option

Sony’s Xperia XA1 series of phones come with a “Good night actions,” feature through which users can reduce the blue light of the display. However, the company has now confirmed that the functionality will be stripped off in the Oreo update. The confirmation came in the form of a response to a user-query on Twitter. Plus, the company also said there are currently no plans to add such a feature to other Xperia phones. Now, given that the feature in question is currently only limited to the Xperia XA1 lineup, the aforementioned confirmation means none of the company’s smartphones…

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Essential teases new color option for February 15

Essential has been working quietly in the background since its PH-1 launched during the summer. It has been updating the phone with new camera improvements and shooting features, offered an Oreo beta trial for participants, and even held frequent Reddit AMAs to keep customers well informed about any concerns or questions. The company has recently resurfaced the news with an estimated 88,000 devices sold in the whole of 2017. Today, the company is ready to launch a new color option as per the teaser posted (and promoted) on Twitter this afternoon. A new wave is coming. #EssentialPhone…

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