Google unveils 'smarter, faster' Android 8.0 Oreo operating system

However, Google will expand video previews globally and in all languages in coming future.Google video preview feature on Android helps users with video prompts in search results.

This time Android O has come up with new interesting feature i.e. Picture on Picture.

Further, as of now, Google is testing the new ANdroid distro on Pixel and Nexus devices. Chances are that Google will name the next version of its mobile OS

O Android (8.0) will be presented to the public on August 21.

While it is nice to get notified with the LED lights when there is a new notification, it can get pretty annoying at times but the good news is you can always turn it off under Setting Notifications.

Another major feature that's set to roll out in Android O is picture-in-picture video viewing.

Swansea star Sigurdsson heading to Everton
And Swansea were just as keen to close the deal to give them time to find replacements before the transfer window closes. Swansea set an asking price of £50m for Sigurdsson in July after rejecting an offer worth about £40m from Leicester.


Starting in Android O, apps will be able to implement "notification channels".

The software was released at 19:50 BST to coincide with a solar eclipse visible on the east coast of the United States. The event will be live-streamed from NY at 2:40PM ET. Users can also long press on the apps for shortcuts.

Google launched Android O Developer preview few months back. The next version will be known as Oreo, extending Google's tradition of naming each version after a sweet treat.

You can either view the eclipse with the Android O or via NASA's live feature. Google Stops the Android Nougat Update because of the Google Nexus 6 users complaints about the issues in the update. We still don't have any confirmation about whether or not OnePlus 5 will get the update.

Android 8.0 will probably begin rolling out to the Pixel phones, as well as Nexus devices from 2015 shortly after the announcement.

The company showed off some new features on Monday that promise to extend battery life and increase security for Android users. The support for Android 5.0 Lollipop devices will be added soon.

  • Douglas Reid