Nokia Android smartphones will get Android 8.0 Oreo update, confirms HMD Global

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All Nokia Android smartphones will get the Android 8.0 Oreo update. Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer of HMD Global has confirmed via Twitter that Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6 and Nokia 8 will get the Android Oreo update. Continue reading “Nokia Android smartphones will get Android 8.0 Oreo update, confirms HMD Global”

Google confirms Android 8.0 ‘O’ as Oreo; final system images released, OTA updates for devices in beta program rolling out

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Google has finally confirmed that Android 8.0 ‘O’ will be called Oreo. It has also released final system images for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus Player, Pixel C, Pixel and Pixel XL that can be downloaded from Android developer website here and also started rolling out OTA update for those who have signed up for beta program. It is also pushing sources to Android Open Source Project (AOSP). Continue reading “Google confirms Android 8.0 ‘O’ as Oreo; final system images released, OTA updates for devices in beta program rolling out”

Google tipped to reveal Android O name on August 21

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Google is gearing up to launch Android O any day now, and the actual name of the next iteration of Android is still unknown. It looks the company will soon reveal the name of Android O by the end of this month.
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Android O will be the last major update for OnePlus 3 and 3T

OnePlus founder and CEO, Pete Lau already confirmed that the OnePlus 3 and 3T will get Android O update. OnePlus recently posted an interview with its Head of Product, Oliver on its to clear doubts about software updates for the phones. Continue reading “Android O will be the last major update for OnePlus 3 and 3T”

WhatsApp to soon get PiP video call support for Android O

whatsapp pipWhatsApp will soon get a picture-in-picture mode for video calling for Android O, according to WABetaInfo. It will be available for WhatsApp beta Android version 2.17.265. Continue reading “WhatsApp to soon get PiP video call support for Android O”

Google Chrome gets picture-in-picture video support on Android O

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Android O, the next Android OS comes with some new and handy features such as notification channels, adaptive icons, and more. One of the features that stands out is picture-in-picture (PIP) support. Now, Google is adding PIP support for Chrome. It is already available for VLC, Duo and Play Movies. Continue reading “Google Chrome gets picture-in-picture video support on Android O”

Google confirms Android O as Android 8.0, releases Developer Preview 3 with final APIs

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Google released Android O first developer preview back in March, at the Google I/O last month, it released the second developer preview and also opened registrations Android O beta. Now it has released Android O developer preview 3 with the final Android O APIs (API level 26). It also revealed that Android O will be Android 8.0. Continue reading “Google confirms Android O as Android 8.0, releases Developer Preview 3 with final APIs”

OnePlus 3, 3T will get Android O update, confirms Pete Lau

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Last week, OnePlus announced that it will discontinue OnePlus 3T as the company is gearing up to launch OnePlus 5 soon. Now, OnePlus founder and CEO, Pete Lau has confirmed that the OnePlus 3 and 3T will get Android O. He shared the news via his official Twitter account.
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Android O to bring 2x faster boot time, app speeds and more

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At the Google I/O 2017 Stephanie Saad Cuthbertson, Director, Product Management Google announced that Android O will bring more fluid experiences, as well as improvements to what the company call “vitals” like battery life and security. Android Vitals focuses on optimizing battery life, start up time, graphic rendering time, and stability. On Google Pixel boot time will be 2x faster in Android O, compared to Android N.

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Android GO experience coming to all entry-level Android devices with 1GB RAM or less in 2018

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At the Google I/O 2017, Google announced Android Go for low-cost Android devices that have 1GB or less of memory. This is built into the Android O and upcoming Android versions, and promises smooth and efficient software experience. It also has better data management, offers better saving and also lets you top up directly from the data settings once data is over.

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Here’s what to expect from Google I/O 2017

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Google is all set to kick off its I/O 2017 annual developer conference today. The keynote by CEO Sundar Pichai will start at 10 AM PST (10 30 PM IST). Last year, Google introduced Google Home, the Google Assistant and the Daydream VR headset. Let’s see what Google is expected to announce this year. Continue reading “Here’s what to expect from Google I/O 2017”

Android O Preview images released, Red iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus announced and more – FoneArena Daily

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Check out the latest FoneArena Daily video that gives you a quick roundup of the latest technology news. Continue reading “Android O Preview images released, Red iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus announced and more — FoneArena Daily”

Android O Developer Preview images with Notification channels, Adaptive icons, PIP and more now available

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Google has released developer preview images for Android ‘O’, the next major Android release, ahead of Google I/O 2017 in May, just like it did last time for Android N. Google said that the next version of Android will bring new power and performance optimizations and many new ways to extend your apps. Continue reading “Android O Developer Preview images with Notification channels, Adaptive icons, PIP and more now available”

Google is said to be working on new smart features for Android O

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Google’s next Android iteration is rumored to be called as Android O. A latest report from Venturebeat reveals that the company is working on new smart features for Android O. Continue reading “Google is said to be working on new smart features for Android O”