Google will be replacing the old emojis of Nougat and replacing them with new ones in Android O. The next version will be known as Oreo, extending Google's tradition of naming each version after a sweet treat.
Google did not pay the famous cookie's maker, Mondelez, any money to use the name, said spokeswoman Valerie Moens, who in an email called it a "pure co-branding partnership".
Officially named during Monday's coast-to-coast solar eclipse, Android Oreo is being rolled out via over-the-air updates to users with Pixel, Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P smartphones, with the Pixel C and Nexus Player to see updates "over the next several weeks", according to Google. Apart from this Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 will also get the update soon. First the Pixel phones, and next up will be the Nexus phones.
Google also stated that they also have been working closely with their partners, and by the end of the year, the hardware manufacturers including Huawei, HTC, Essential, General Mobile, HMD Global, Kyocera, LG, Motorola, Samsung, Sharp, and Sony are all scheduled to launch or upgrade devices to Android v8.0 Oreo.More news: Germany Urges Spain Not To Extradite Writer To Turkey
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Data Pauses Automatically: Some users have been reporting that a bug in Android Oreo automatically turns off data even when there's over 3GB of data left with the users. The new permission ensures that the app source itself is checked before the software can be installed.
Autofill framework: This simplifies how users set up a new device and synchronise their passwords. Many of us just hoped it was implemented incorrectly and at the very least would have an option within the Settings or application to disable it. So we expect that the update might be rolling out in November December.
Behind the scene changes include Background limits for Apps, improving battery life. The company since then has been launching developer previews.
And a number of new developments will also be coming to Google Photos, including tools to help you share photos with friends and relatives and the ability to print photo books directly from the Photos app on your phone. To display wide gamut images, apps enable a flag in their manifest files (per activity) and load bitmaps with an embedded wide colour profile (AdobeRGB, Pro Photo RGB, DCI-P3, etc.).