Android is a piece of software which allows the hardware to function.Android operating system provide access to apps, including many of Google’s own creation and look for the information on the web, play music and videos, check your location on a map, take photos using your device’s camera and plenty more besides. So far the versions we have in android are Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean, KitKat, Lollipop, Marshmallow and Nougat.The next version which was going to be released is Android O .
What is Android O’s name ?
Google didn’t actually reveal its code name at I/O, so we’re going to have to wait until closer to the public release to actually hear what it will be called (besides the obvious Android 8). For the attendees to the US press event were offered Oreo cookies in the press room.In the top list,it was called as Oreo because it was a best cookie ever.
Features of Android O :
Android O will limit the processes which performs in the background when multiple apps are running.After installation of Android O you can enjoy with the great extension of battery life.
PIP(Picture in picture ) enables to watch videos while working on another app.You can chat in between watching a video,it will be a greatest experience you can have with it.
Smart text selection
Text selection in Android O is much smarter.It includes ability to tap on the selected text and, if it’s an address, begin directions there or if it’s a phone number, dial the number.
With the notification channels ,the notifications are grouped by their type.when you have a notification a small dot appears on the shortcut for that app.. Users will be able to snooze notifications, and devs can set time limits for notifications to time out.
HIFI Wireless audio
In Android O a new feature called Wi-Fi Awareness will allow Wi-Fi devices to talk to each other via an ad hoc local network. It brings in support for HiFi audio streaming over Bluetooth with LDAC .
System wide-Auto fill
Android O makes this easier by allowing the OS to autofill your info across apps and the web.Android O will utilise Autofill APIs on the platform.
Shortcuts on lockscreen
In Android O,there is a chance of changing the lock screen shortcuts.he default shortcuts are the microphone and camera icons which launch Google Assistant and the rear camera.
In Android O, icons will support visual effects and can be displayed in various shapes on different devices.
Android O won’t be restricted to phones, so there will be improved arrow and tab key navigation for when used with a physical keyboard.