Published: Tue, August 22, 2017
Hi-Tech | By Joan Schultz

Android Oreo is official

Android Oreo is official

"Android typically needs to be adapted and approved by each handset maker and mobile operator, so it takes months for new versions of Android to reach a significant number of users".

Meanwhile, you'll be able to watch videos while using other apps on your phone or tablet with its picture-in-picture feature. With the Notification dots in place, apps you have on your home screen will display these dots that give you a glimpse at new details with apps that have a notification, and by tapping on them you can initiate quick actions.

The phones that are compatible to get the Android O update are Google Pixel phones and Google Nexus smartphones.

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Spotted by Android Police, the video accompanying the Google+ post's teaser bore the word "Oreo" in the filename.

What is the new feature?

Android O have boosted Artificial Intelligence with enhanced security. Android 8 O name will be revealed during Solar Eclipse which is happening on 21 August. Android Oreo puts automatic limits on what apps can do while running in the background, such as implicit broadcasts, background services and location updates. This will let users view the count without opening the app. Users will also get the option to turn off the notification badges for apps from the Settings app.

Google continues to make changes to its core search product in order to enable users to find the information they are looking for faster and easier. Such an astronomy event across the entire United States happens for the first time since 1918, which makes it even more important for astronomers.

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The new Video Previews will work for a ton of providers, including for websites like YouTube.

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