Following the Android O Beta program going live, Google has also gone ahead and released the factory images and OTA files for the second Developer Preview build of Android O for all compatible Nexus and Pixel devices.
Android O News: Name, Release Date & Features
Emoji aren’t going anywhere any time soon, so it makes sense that Android would continue to adopt new options.
Google today announced Android Go, its latest project to make Android run better on budget Android smartphones.
As expected, Google’s Android O Beta program is now live for compatible Pixel and Nexus devices.
With Android O, Google is introducing a new way for apps to show their notifications: Notifications Dots.
Google has taken quite a few steps in the last few years to help speed up the process of rolling out OS updates for smartphone OEMs. However, none of them have really helped much, with OEMs still taking months to roll out Android updates to their devices.
Google has confirmed what probably isn’t all that surprising: The Android Nougat beta is complete. So they’ve focused on what’s next.
With mobile data getting cheaper across the world with every passing month and Wi-Fi access now becoming ubiquitous, VoIP calls and apps have surged in popularity. While plenty of VoIP apps are available for Android, they have been unable to integrate properly with System UI which leads to not working properly or behaving absurdly in certain scenarios.
Android has long struggled with high latency for audio. Due to this, professional audio apps were never possible on the platform. Google has been trying to solve the issue since Lollipop and has made great strides on that front.