Google Officially announces Android O for Nexus and Pixel Devices with Live Preview

7 Apr 2017

First of all we will talk regarding the latest review, but the Android O will be central aim of discussions in the Google I/O 2017. Here are some of the salient features that accompany Android O:

Notifications Channels

These are application definite categories for notification content as the end-users can now fine control the notifications as given by the developers. The advantage lies in the fact that the developer has no need to transform the entire set of notifications for a single application, but on the contrary can now change or block individual channel.

Background Limits

Google is again tweaking with background limits attractive the power efficiency of the handset. Applications can run in the background with these limiters imposed, in three areas like background services, location based updates and implicit broadcasts. The developers must straight away start grasping the concept, as it brings something new to Android OS.

Adaptive Launcher Icons

This enables the a variety of shapes across different devices, may be a square in some and a circle in another. The Smartphone OEM simply provides with a mask, used by the OS as template. The icons are rendered based on the model. The same icons can also be used by the shortcuts, setting applications as well as sharing dialogues.

Autofill APIs

Transactions are confirmed among much smoothness and also allow to set up applications The Auto fill APIs can be stored, similarly to the keyboard application as it stores and secures user data like passwords, addresses and names, as the browsers store this data on the PCs.

New Picture in Picture (PIP) Mode

This was so faraway exclusively available in Android TV devices and is brought in as a new feature in Android O. The users can now watch videos in parallel with other activities on the Smartphone.

Bluetooth Audio Codes

These are first-rate audio codecs like LDAC codec and are an endeavour towards making the headphone jack, go absolutely obsolete. Wi-Fi Aware is a Wi-Fi feature available that will enable the devices to get connected with the Wi-Fi, without any form of cellular data connection and active internet access point.

Other miscellaneous features are also made available by Android O, like supportive keyboard navigation, more so for the apps that reside on the Chrome OS. Further innovations can be brought in “tab” and “arrow” navigation, which will prove to be obliging to the developers and the end-users.

But, this is an earlier version of Android O and you require to flash the updates for an early look at the features.

Quest Infosense is a android app development company, which has rapidly curved out a niche in the area of mobile app development, within the last two years only. It believes in rendering the best of apps with impeccable type for its clients, using the most advanced technologies like iBeacon, Wearables and Internet of Things.

 

Pratik Gothaliya

Pratik Gothaliya is the Founder and CTO of Quest Infosense, A web & Mobile app development company. Pratik has accomplished over 9 years of experience in the software industry. Being an integral part of the company he assures uncluttered functionality for service or products development to clients. he promptly stands with unparalleled accomplishment for his clients and people.

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