Android O News: Name, Release Date & Features

Android O Feature Highlight: You Can Now Snooze Notifications

Android O Feature Highlight: You Can Now Snooze Notifications

Google completely revamped the notification settings in Nougat, and with Android O, it is further tweaking things for a better user experience. Aside from Notification channels, Google has also introduced the ability to snooze notification in Android O.

Android O Feature Highlight: Custom Lock Screen Shortcuts

Android O Feature Highlight: Custom Lock Screen Shortcuts

Since Marshmallow, Google has used the hidden System UI Tuner menu to hide useful customisation options in the OS. The first Developer Preview of Android O is no different and hides some interesting customisation options under System UI tuner, with one of them being the ability to customise the lock screen shortcuts.

Android O Feature Highlight: High-Quality Bluetooth Audio Streaming

Android O Feature Highlight: High-Quality Bluetooth Audio Streaming

Audio has always been one of Android’s key weakness. After years of work, Google has finally gotten around to get the audio latency to respectable levels in Nougat. With Android O, the company has even gone ahead and added a new AAudio Pro API for professional audio apps for an even lower audio latency.

Android O Features: All the New and Hidden Features We’ve Found So Far

Android O Features: All the New and Hidden Features We’ve Found So Far

Earlier this week, Google surprised everyone by releasing the first Developer Preview of Android O. Unlike Nougat, Android O is not as feature packed as Android Nougat. Instead, it comes with plenty of minor enhancements and APIs that will help in improving the overall experience of using the OS.

Android O Gallery: A Visual Glimpse of the New Features

Android O Gallery: A Visual Glimpse of the New Features

At first glance, it might look like that Android O is not packed with as many new features as Nougat was. While the OS surely lacks as many headlining new features as Nougat, it still comes with its fair share of new features and enhancements to play around with. For now, Google has only released the Android O Developer Preview build for compatible Nexus and Pixel devices. 

Here’s How 1Password for Android Will Work on Android O With The New Autofill API

Here’s How 1Password for Android Will Work on Android O With The New Autofill API

Autofill API is among the major new API being introduced by Google in Android O. As the name suggests, the API will allow password managers and similar apps to easily fill login information in other apps without any hacks and workarounds.

Final Android O Build To Release in Q3, 2017; Next Developer Preview Build To Release in May

Final Android O Build To Release in Q3, 2017; Next Developer Preview Build To Release in May

Yesterday, Google dropped the first Developer Preview of Android O. The latest version of Android comes with little user-facing changes, with most of the improvements being related to improving the overall experience of using the OS. In its announcement, Google noted that the first Developer Preview of Android O will not be available through the Android beta program because it is buggy and has stability issues.

How to Install Android O Developer Preview on Google Pixel, Nexus 6P, and Nexus 5X

How to Install Android O Developer Preview on Google Pixel, Nexus 6P, and Nexus 5X

Google today released the first Developer Preview of Android O. The latest version of Android focuses primarily on power management and notification grouping, and it comes with plenty of new APIs allowing developers to create apps that will offer an even richer experience. If you want to install Android O on your Google Pixel, Nexus 6P or Nexus 5X then read on.

Google Releases First Android O Developer Preview For Nexus and Pixel Devices

Google Releases First Android O Developer Preview For Nexus and Pixel Devices

Along with announcing Android O, Google also dropped the first Developer Preview of the OS for compatible Nexus and Pixel devices.

Google Announces Android O With Notification Channels, Background limits, Autofill APIs, More

Google Announces Android O With Notification Channels, Background limits, Autofill APIs, More

Google today announced Android O, the next major version of Android and successor to Nougat. The new version of Android does not come with the sheer number of features that debuted with Nougat, but we are still looking at a lot of new APIs and under the hood changes, though there are some meaningful new features as well.