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Google has officially named Android N

Following on from earlier news that Android N is nearing its final release, Google has officially settled on a final name for its latest OS. After fielding some suggestions from the public, Google has decided that the next version of Android should be known as Android Nougat. Google first announced …

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It looks like Android N is nearing release

Google has gone ahead and pushed out the fourth Android N developer preview this week, which means we should be nearing a public release for the still yet to be named OS update. The fourth developer preview update adds in some finalised APIs and the final SDK for developers, there …

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Google wants help naming Android N

Over the years, Google has had no problem coming up with names for its many different flavours of Android, we’ve had Gingerbread, Froyo, Ice Cream Sandwhich and even KitKat but this year, the company wants a little public input before coming up with a final name for Android N. At …

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HTC is reportedly working on two Android N Nexus devices

While HTC is mostly making headlines with its virtual reality headset these days, the company still has a strong presence in the Android smartphone market. We have been hearing murmurs that HTC is currently signed on to build multiple Nexus devices for Google, perhaps for several years, but this week, …

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Android N to bring ‘3D Touch’ pressure display features

As the Android N developer preview continues, we have been learning more and more about what to expect from Google’s latest operating system. Last year, Apple introduced ‘3D Touch’ with the iPhone 6S, a way of using a pressure sensitive display for different touch screen commands and now it looks …

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HTC could be set to make Nexus phones for next three years

Google has often switched between different smartphone makers on an almost yearly basis for its Nexus devices. However, this year that could change, we have already been hearing rumours that HTC is set to make this year’s Nexus flagship but the company could be on board for the next two …

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Google just launched Android N much earlier than expected

While traditionally Google has waited until the Summer to announce its next version of Android, followed by a final public release towards the end of the year, the company seems to be shaking things up for 2016. Google has today launched the first Android N developer preview, there will be …

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Google says promo video had ‘inaccurate UI’

Update: Earlier this week, a promotional video for Google Maps popped up on the web, showing off what looked like a generic Android device running what could be a newer version of Android. One of the key things that people spotted was the lack of app drawer button on the …

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Google is bringing split-screen to Android tablets

Google has gone ahead and dropped a little bit of information about future Android features along with next year’s Android update, currently known as Android N. While some apps and smartphone makers, have experimented with split-screen multitasking functionality in Android, Google is going to officially implement it as a feature …

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