Android M

Android Engineer Explains the Lack of Night and Dark Mode in Android 7.0 Nougat

Android Engineer Explains the Lack of Night and Dark Mode in Android 7.0 Nougat

With the first few Developer Preview of Android M (a.k.a Marshmallow), Google offered a Dark mode option for the OS. However, the feature was missing from the final release of the OS. Many presumed that the feature was not ready and would be making its way to the next release of the OS.

Next version of Android is called ‘Marshmallow’

Next version of Android is called ‘Marshmallow’

While there was plenty of speculation leading up to today’s reveal on the Google campus, it is now confirmed: Android M is forever known as Android Marshmallow!

Googler snaps a photo of what’s believed to be the Android M statue hidden under a curtain

Googler snaps a photo of what’s believed to be the Android M statue hidden under a curtain

Just a few days ago, Google posted a video that teased what Android M would be called, and now the company is gearing up to unveil the statue at some point in the future, too.

Google starts teasing Android M dessert in new video

Google starts teasing Android M dessert in new video

When Google introduced Android M earlier in 2015, the company chose to withhold the dessert title at the time. Of course, that got people guessing even harder just what Android M would be called.

Final Developer Preview release of Android M delayed

Final Developer Preview release of Android M delayed

A Google Developer today took to Google Plus to announce that the release of third and final Developer Preview release of Android M by Google will be delayed.

Android M will feature visual voicemail in the dialer

Android M will feature visual voicemail in the dialer

The second developer preview for Android M was released not too long ago, and as such new details are finding their way to the surface.

Android M Developer Preview 2: What’s new

Android M Developer Preview 2: What’s new

Google today released the second developer preview build of Android M for a bunch of its Nexus devices. The company had mentioned on its website that the second preview of Android M should land sometime in late-June to early-July, so it has just managed to release the update within the promised timeframe. 

How to install the Android M Developer Preview 2 on Nexus 5, Nexus 6 or Nexus 9

How to install the Android M Developer Preview 2 on Nexus 5, Nexus 6 or Nexus 9

Google today released the second developer preview build of Android M for its supported Nexus devices. The latest build of Android M Developer Preview comes with some minor and major tweaks to the UI and features that were already present in the first build.

Android M Developer Preview 2 is rolling out now

Android M Developer Preview 2 is rolling out now

At the tail-end of May, Google officially released the first Developer Preview for Android M, the company’s upcoming mobile operating system.

Android M Feature Preview: Fingerprint authentication support

Android M Feature Preview: Fingerprint authentication support

In 2013, Apple took everyone by surprise by launching the iPhone 5s with a fingerprint scanner. While Motorola and other Android OEMs had released phones with integrated fingerprint scanner before, Apple’s integration was at a much deeper level.