Check for Update Button on Pixel, Nexus Devices to Finally Work in 2018

HIGHLIGHTS Internal testing is underway, public release to happen in 2018 Latest version of Google Play Services required to get instant updates Feature not exclusive to Android Oreo The Check for update button on Pixel and Nexus devices has in recent times become a redundant feature, which ends up annoying users who love to press it despite knowing that it doesn’t really work. All that is set to change, for good, in 2018 when Google issues an update that puts the button to good use. Back in September, Googler Elliott Hughes had posted on Google+ that the Check…

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Google buyout rumor sends LG stock soaring

Here’s a crazy story – this morning in Korea, the electronics giant LG was forced to officially deny rumors that Google will be investing north of $2 billion in the conglomerate. Wait, what, there has been a rumor about Google buying a majority stake in LG, sending the G4 maker’s stock 14% higher? Apparently so, but LG has evidently denied the speculation now. According to the rumor, Google is ready to obtain a 35% stake in LG to the tune of 2.5 trillion won ($ 2.2 billion), which would have made…

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