Android O will eclipse all other tech news on August 21

Android O will eclipse all other tech news on August 21

Android O will eclipse all other tech news on August 21

Google on Thursday said that its Android Instant Apps can now be accessed on 50 crore devices globally.

Android OS developer Google has beta testing its next iteration of Android since some months. There was plenty of speculation, of course, including Android Oatmeal, but today Google has officially announced that Android 8.0 is Oreo.

Usually reliable leaker Evan Bless has tweeted what appears to be a genuine press image for the next version of Android, and it suggests the name will be Oreo. This is a new feature that is rolling out, which is known as Video Previews.

The almost complete fourth developer preview of the mobile platform was packed with fancy new features like picture-in-picture and advanced notification management, as well as the most recent update to the emoji library which supports Unicode 10.

At first, this feature will be in the English language in the United States.

Other than that, Android O will also host a smarter text selection. Either when Android O releases or what on earth Google will have calling the OS when the timer concludes on 2:40 pm EST on the 21.

It's official, the next version of Google's mobile operating system Android O is coming next week.

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This new Video Previews feature will allow you to see what is inside of the video clips.

On my test device, the system update for Android 8.0 - Oreo showed up immediately ready to download, and was relatively quick to install.

Android O will also come with new app icon badges for notifications. Only the 2016 Pixels are guaranteed to get this feature in an update.

If you didn't buy a Google-branded Android phone, you're going to be stuck waiting. Only a handful of the devices will get it for now and later it will be spread out to all Android devices.

Google introduced Android 8.0 at Google I/O conference in may this year.

The name - 8.0 Oreo - follows Google's tradition of naming each new version of Android after "sweet treats", and follows 2016's 7.0 Nougat.

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