It's certainly welcome to see that Google isn't relegating the Pixel C to the sidelines, in a time when many owners were feeling that the device was becoming the redheaded step child of the Pixel family.
Google's Android O also brings in few enhancements on the keyboard navigation front and WebView in apps. The update is available to all supported devices, including the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and Nexus Player. You can download the file for your supported device from the Google Developer's site here.
When the factory images are made available, you'll be able to find them here. An app consumes a lot of battery when running in the background, as it uses location updates, notes CNET.
Users are also expected to have an improved battery optimisation, which is reportedly similar to Chrome 57's restricted background activities. But that changes with the Android 7.1.2 beta 2 update.
Other than its new features, speculation is rife about the new dessert's name that, presumably, begins with "O". This, in turn, will enable, apps to display more colors for more expressive designs. The shortcuts will be present just under the search box inside of the Google app so if you aren't seeing them then it's likely that your app isn't updated to the latest version as Google notes that the shortcuts are part of an update and not a server side switch. In Android O, Google further enhance the user experience with the notification center by introducing "app-defined categories for notification content" called "channels". Aptly named Android O, this particular update comes with a handful of new features as you would expect. Google compares these apps to password managers; it sounds like it'll be an improved way to manage all the info you get exhausted of having to enter over and over again.
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Hopefully Microsoft can quickly fix the issues that are now facing Xbox gamers so that they can get back to gaming. This is simple two-step verification like you may have on your email or other social media accounts like Snapchat.
As we move into the 3.5mm-less future (sadness), Google is one step ahead in Android O with support for the LDAC Bluetooth codec. There are more features introduced for the audio on the smartphone, but this is the most interesting one since wireless sounds from smartphones are something which has not really been explored well, till now.
Phone displays keep getting better and better.
There's now a wide color gamut option for developers to better take advantage of the insane good screens on our phones, including AdobeRGB, Pro Photo RGB, DCI-P3, and more. Picture-in-Picture, for example, is really coming and not just to tablets but also to smartphones. Android O is also to come with new features like picture-in-picture mode and a smart AI-based text selection toolbar, which would make copy-and-pastes easier than ever.
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