Additionally, Google also said for Chromebooks and devices with larger form factors it's "focused on building a more reliable, predictable model for "arrow" and "tab" navigation". The more a person uses the app, the better it finds news that's relevant to the user's interest, as pointed out by Android Central.
What Google does with Android goes a long way toward defining the mobile experience for many users, since according to Strategy Analytics, Android accounted for 88 percent of global smartphone shipments as of late past year.
The past few Android updates have seen a lot of features such as Doze mode and Doze on the go aimed at improving battery life.
With Android O, you have an option to snooze notifications for later.
In its annual report on Android security, Google said that while the monthly update schedule has helped, it hasn't fixed the problem entirely. Expect to hear more at Google's I/O event in May. Those who want to try the OS developer preview should manually download it from Android site and flash it on their devices. But if you're new to this, be warned that this is a developer build of Android O, is unfinished and buggy and you will lose data. The update is only available for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus Player, Pixel, Pixel XL and Pixel C devices. AMP, or accelerated mobile pages, is a mobile-friendly format for websites to make loading pages faster for users on smartphones and tablets.
Android O introduces notification channels that will provide users with more control over notifications in an app. Users will have the control to block or change the behavior of each channel individually. For developers, they can specify the aspect ratio and set of custom communications like play or pause.
While AutoFill in Android exists in certain applications like Messages and Chrome, the feature is app-specific and is not a part of the whole OS. Developers will need to enable flags in their manifest and also load bitmaps with wide color profile - such as AdobeRGB, Pro Photo RGB or DCI-P3.
(6) Adaptive Icons: Developers can create them in various shapes according to a mask selected by the device.
Google is introducing shortcuts on the Google app for Android and iOS and google.com on the mobile web in the USA, giving you easy access to several popular tools at the tap of a button.
Iraq Says US Vows to Speed Support in ISIS Battle
In front of reporters in the Oval Office, Trump declined to respond to questions about wiretapping, according to a pool report. It has already loosened some battlefield rules, including by giving some commanders more authority on the ground...
Kevin Keatts hired by NC State
North Carolina State will hire UNC Wilmington's Kevin Keatts as its men's basketball coach, according to multiple reports Friday. Things were going pretty well, even though Gottfried's teams didn't get any farther than the Sweet Sixteen.
Android Developers blogAndroid O now also supports high-quality Bluetooth audio codecs such as LDAC codec. Wi-Fi Aware will allow apps and nearby devices to communicate over Wi-Fi without the need for an internet access point.
Google has given its mobile search capabilities an overhaul, introducing new tappable shortcuts to surface information on selected topics much more quickly.
Android O aims to solve this with its new "notification channels" feature, which lets app developers group notifications together by type.
Android Nougat past year introduced an optional multiprocess mode for WebView.
The first is notification channels, which allow users to better sort their notifications and mute/allow them by category.
Google's News & Weather app will now show 200 more articles in its upcoming update. The company has a system called Verify Apps that checks users' devices for PHAs and can remove them when they're found.
Android O will arrive with improved support for both new and existing hardware.
After all, the Wii U sold around 3 million units in its first 6 weeks, but went on to sell just 13.5 million units total. In total, Nintendo is apparently aiming to have produced 16 million Switch consoles by the end of March 2018.
From the beginning, TMC leadership has claimed that the sting footage was doctored and a conspiracy of oppositions. The bench also termed the state police as puppet and said that the society demands proper probe on the matter.
Last week, it was revealed that Flynn also was lobbying for a Turkish firm late a year ago , earning $530,000. The findings were contained in the community's report about Russia's attempt to influence the U.S. election.
Wawrinka started to take control of the match in the sixth game, when he reached a break point for the first time in the match. Roger Federer became the oldest player to win a Game Slam title since 1972 when he won the Australian Open in January.
Yogi's father Anand Singh Bisht is flying tomorrow to Lucknow for attending the swearing in ceremony of the new Uttar Pradesh CM. While the BJP MP has largely focused on Hindutva, one can not overlook his contributions to the development cause either.
The last time Kansas lost an opening-round game of the NCAA Tournament was as a No. 4 seed in 2006 to a Bradley team led by Les. This season Caupain is No. 5 in country in assist turnover ratio, according to the NCAA's official site.
Apple iPad Pro 2 Lineup Will Take the Market by Storm
According to MacRumors , if an event takes place in April, it could be held at the new campus that is going to open in next month. The A9 chip that powers the Apple iPhone 6s will reportedly be found under the hood of the 9.7-inch iPad Pro sequel.
Syrian army fires at Israeli warplanes
A Jordanian military source said shrapnel from one missile fell in the north of the kingdom without causing any casualties. The Israeli military said its planes were already back in Israeli airspace when the SAMs were fired.
Treasury's Mnuchin says Trump doesn't want trade wars
Mnuchin is scheduled to meet one-to-one with China's Finance Minister Xiao Jie and central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan. Mnuchin is in Berlin for the first meeting of the G20 finance ministers since Trump was sworn in on January 20.