• Android O's most exciting new feature is a total game-changer

    8 days ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    Google shared more details about its next major Android release during its opening keynote at Google I/O 2017. There are many user-facing features that Android fans will appreciate, but also several under-the-hood changes that should make Android even better in the coming years. One of them was actually unveiled a few days before Google's developer event kicked off, and Google only mentioned it briefly during the event. But Project Treble is an amazing trick, at least in theory, that could finally fix one of Google's most annoying Android problems. In the process, the feature might make...
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  • Android O Introduces Play Store Graphics Driver Updates

    Android O Introduces Play Store Graphics Driver Updates

    8 days ago - By Android Headlines

    Android is not a modular OS by default, but according to Googler Romain Guy, a core system component, in this case the graphics drivers, can be updated via the Play Store in the final version of Android O. According to Guy, he and his team managed to get the functionality up and running in testing, and it should be ready for select devices by the time Android O gets a name and drops in its final form. The feature will require OEMs and driver vendors to work together on making the updates modular, but should make things easier for developers, users, and device makers alike once properly set...
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  • Android O Automatically Turns Wi-Fi On Near Saved Networks

    Android O Automatically Turns Wi-Fi On Near Saved Networks

    8 days ago - By Android Headlines

    The second developer preview of Android O not only comes with a number of new features, but also refinements to a number of others. In some cases, it activates dormant features from previous versions. Which now seems to be the case with Android O's ability to automatically turn on Wi-Fi when near a saved network. This was a feature that was introduced to Android along with the first developer preview of Android O. However, at the time it was not a ‘live' feature and was simply one that you could see within the Wi-Fi preferences, but could not toggle on or off. Which has changed with the...
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  • Android O should make it easier to monitor your phone's battery life

    Android O should make it easier to monitor your phone's battery life

    8 days ago - By Digital Trends

    A look into the Android O beta reveals Google has overhauled the battery settings menu for the upcoming release and made a few helpful changes that longtime users are sure to appreciate.
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  • Getting the Nexus 6P & 5X: Android O Upgrade Error?

    8 days ago - By AndroidPhoneFans

    More than a few users have confirmed having issues when attempting to upgrade their device to the latest Android O developer beta. Here's what you can do to fix some issues, and why it's happening.
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  • Here's how to try Android O Beta right now

    Here's how to try Android O Beta right now

    8 days ago - By SlashGear

    This week Google released the Public Beta download for Android O, the next new version of Android. This version of the software introduces some radical chances to the mobile operating system, including picture-in-picture mode, notification dots, and Smart Text Selection. To take part in the Public Beta, users have only to tap a few buttons and let it go automatic!...
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