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Nexus 9 and Pixel C get Marshmallow-based Remix OS

Google Nexus 9 Android tablet gets Remix OS based on Marshmallow
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Jide’s custom Android build based on Marshmallow is now compatible with both the Pixel C and the Nexus 9 tablets.

Originally intended to run Chrome OS, the Pixel C tablet has just got an interesting update in the shape of Jide's latest Remix OS iteration. This third-party Android build is now available for Google's Pixel C, but it can also deliver a desktop experience to those using the HTC Nexus 9 as well.

Earlier today, Remix OS published the following headline on its Facebook account: "We're excited to announce that Remix OS based on Android Marshmallow is now available for Pixel C and Nexus 9!" Unfortunately, there are no details attached to this announcement, but everyone knows what to expect - new emojis, Doze mode, granular app permissions, Google Now on Tap, as well as multiple minor tweaks and fixes.

Since these are not official builds, there is no automatic update option available. For now, the firmware update files are only available for downloading via a torrent client. Even beginners should be able to install the firmware quite easy since Jide also published a detailed tutorial on how to flash the new software to the supported devices.  

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Codrut Nistor, 2016-08- 3 (Update: 2016-08- 3)
Codrut Nistor
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