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Android O: All New Features Part Of The New Operating System Explained

May 23, 2017 03:44 AM EDT

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Google recently concluded their annual developer conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The event witnessed the company's new innovations especially in the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning. However, the primary focus was put towards their upcoming mobile operating system, Android O.

Android O is their eighth generation mobile operating system that will make their way into the next generation of Google Pixel smartphones. Google has redesigned the user interface with new icon sets that can be noticed immediately for those users who were previously on Android Nougat OS. Cnet has showcased some images depicting the new changes on the new operating system.

Meanwhile, Android Developers in their report have explained in-depth about all topics that were part of the Google I/O developer conference. The new Android O operating system will now be efficient in performance even on entry-level devices as noted from the report. With the help of Project Treble, manufacturers will also be able to ship out immediate updates without much coding at all.

The key features part of the Android O operating system include Picture-in-picture mode, The demonstration included a simultaneous usage operation of both YouTube and Google Keep app running side by side. This new feature lets users manage two tasks comfortably by combining the UI on the screen without any merging of each of them.

Applications will be featuring 'Notification dots' which will now indicate whether any apps on the smartphone has some notifications to be displayed. 'Autofill' by Google is also another new feature part of the Android O operating system where the system will now fill out credentials and all other text-based fields on various websites and applications. Google has also provided developer access so that third party applications can also make use of it.

The applications on the Android O operating system will now utilize less memory, storage space, and even cellular data. Some popular Google applications like YouTube, Google Chrome, and their newly released Gboard keyboard will support the new design.

 

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